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AROUND THE COUNTRY: 'Horses will always be a part of my life'
Margie McLoone
Masters student Susie Shekleton was thrilled to pass the IPC's highest test
9 April 2021 Inside Racing
LOOKING BACK: Aintree tales of winning and losing
Leo Powell has a story from 2006, looking back at winners of the Irish and Aintree Garnd Nationals, and the unsolved mystery of Devon Loch
9 April 2019 Latest News
NEWS: Noted jockey and trainer Brendan Powell retires
Brendan Powell, a leading jockey and winner of the 1988 Grand National at Aintree before embarking on a career as a trainer, has retired
FRANCE: Kitesurf strides home
Kitesurf gave connections of sponsors Darley a fine reward by winning the Prix de Pomone; Young Irish trainer Gavin Hernon had a great start to his career with the win of Icefinger
24 August 2018 International Racing
FRANCE: With You ready to scale the heights
Trainer Freddy Head was very pleased with the Deauville success of With You and her rider Aurelien Lemaitre; Ben Curtis had a Group 3 winner
BREEDING INSIGHTS: War Command's and Australia's stakes double
The first season sires Australia and War Command had their first stakes winners on the same day. Leo Powell reviews both
3 August 2018 Pedigree analysis
RORY DELARGY: Mighty Midgley can dominate Scottish Sprint Cup
Paul Midgley can capture the Musselburgh feature with Line Of Reason but stablemate Move in Time is feared.
8 June 2018 Previews
Indulge me in some reminiscing
Leo Powell remembers the moment 30 years ago when his brother won the world's most famous race
13 April 2018 Editorial
FAIRYHOUSE SUNDAY: Queen of Lyons' treble
A back to form Queen Catrine is one of three winners on the card for Ger Lyons
15 July 2016 Racing News
The Editor's Grand National diary
Leo Powell writes a light-hearted diary of his three days the recent Aintree meeting
15 April 2016 Latest News
SALES: Less fireworks on night of stars
Leo Powell reports that the Fasig-Tipton November Sale turnover dipped $20 million, but there was still demand for top quality lots
6 November 2015 Bloodstock Sales
California back in the spotlight
The Kentucky Derby winner makes his return to the racetrack on ATR at Parx this evening
19 September 2014 Previews