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2014-05-13 23:01:55

The Kentucky Derby has been called, "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports." A lot can happen in those two minutes, including the potential for injury to both horses and professional

2013-08-21 23:24:33

Murse World, the popular men’s scrubs retailer, is proud to announce the addition of Jockey™ brand scrubs.

2010-12-19 16:16:00

MANCHESTER, England, December 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BBC Sports Personality of the Year award winner Tony McCoy is now a peoples' champion according to bookmaker Fred Done. Tony McCoy has been the champion jockey 15 times and becomes the first jockey to win the BBC award.

2010-10-14 06:03:00

BROMSGROVE, England, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bird and Co Creative, a Worcestershire-based company specialising in creative graphic design and web design, has announced that it is to sponsor professional flat jockey Royston Ffrench.

2010-02-02 17:22:00

Action Necessary to Ensure 'Orderly Conduct of Racing' at Penn National HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

2009-09-01 13:25:10

The Ontario Racing Commission has mandated cushioned horseracing whips and restrictions on how often jockeys can use them. The new rules are similar to those recently introduced in New York, California and Australia, the Toronto Star reported. The length of the new whips, or crops, is the same, although the popper at the end is cushioned to take away some of the sting, the newspaper said. Gunnar Lindberg, a former top jockey and now a racing commission steward at Woodbine race track in...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.