The magnitude of the downside of breaking the whip rules in Britain is obviously not great enough compared to the magnitude of the potential advantage to be gained
People will reach for the off-switch if jockeys use heavy handed methods with the whip
Christophe Soumillon claimed that the ParisLonghamp racing surface was ‘dangerous’, after the Poulains - but were France Galop right to change tracks for the Pouliches?
Leo Powell looks to France this weekend as Arqana holds a sale, ParisLongchamp stages two classics and Louis Romanet chews the breeze
Leo Powell reports on the success of Vazirabad, the first thoroughbred to win three times on Dubai World Cup night
Leo Powell reports on the latest edition of the $10 million Dubai World Cup
Also a Group 1 winner at two and three, the Saeed bin Suroor-trained colt won the feature event from the front in the hands of Christophe Soumillon
By Irish Field Contributor on 31 March 2018
A round-up of the leading trainers, owners, jockeys and horses in France
A round up of some news from Australia and from France where Christophe Soumillon established a new record number of winners in Europe
By Irish Field Contributor on 22 December 2017
The Belgian is chasing down Pierre-Charles Boudot's record of 300 winners in a season
Jean-Claude Rouget is aiming for a mid-August return for last season's European champion three-year-old
The Belgian jockey has Pierre-Charles Boudot's record number of winners in his sights.
Alex Pantall's filly was a cosy winner at Saint-Cloud; one of last year's star fillies has been retired
Leo Powell reports on Vazirabad's back-to-back success in the Dubai Gold Cup, under a magic ride from Christophe Soumillon
Leo Powell reports on the action from the first day of the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan
Almanzor beat Aidan O’Brien’s Arc heroine Found by a comfortable two lengths in the Group 1 Qipco Champion Stakes
One Foot In Heaven followed in the footsteps of his brilliant dam, Pride, by taking the Group 2 Prix de Conseil de Paris at Chantilly
The talented Mate Story was ridden to victory by Christophe Soumillon in the Thomas Bryon
Shane Foley is a top class Irish rider who knows Jet Setting intimately and who knows the subtleties of Leopardstown but he has been replaced by jockey Christophe Soumillon
The Sun Chariot at Newmarket could be next for Freddy Head's Siyouni filly
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