Rain concerns for Golden Horn in King George

Ascot (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Heavy rain has thrown hot favourite Golden Horn's participation in Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes into doubt.

Recordbreaking jockey Moore taken to hospital

English riding great Ryan Moore suffered the flip side of luck on Thursday, just a few weeks after recording a record nine winners at Royal Ascot, as he was taken to hospital complaining of neck …

Pendleton relishes new life as jockey

Olympic track cycling champion Victoria Pendleton found herself in a saddle of a different kind as she launched her new career as a jockey in a race at Newbury racecourse in southern England on …

Kauto Star put down after breaking pelvis in fall

LONDON (Reuters) - Kauto Star, who captured the public's imagination with a string of stirring victories including two Cheltenham Gold Cup successes, has been put down after fracturing his pelvis in …

Committee hears of live baiting in Tas

Animal welfare advocates have told a parliamentary hearing that live baiting is likely to be occurring in Tasmania's greyhound racing industry.

Drones patrolling Qld greyhound kennels

Drones are being used to patrol greyhound kennels in Queensland as part of a raft of integrity measures aimed at ridding the industry of live-baiting.