Frodon retired: 2020 King George winner and former Ryanair Chase star ends racing career with 19 wins from 52 starts | Racing News

Former King George VI Chase and Ryanair Chase winner Frodon has been retired from racing, trainer Paul Nicholls has confirmed. The 11-year-old won a total of 19 races from 52 career starts, earning over £1.1m in prize money, with his most famous victories coming in the annual Boxing Day feature at Kempton in 2020 and…

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King George VI Chase: Hewick claims remarkable Kempton victory for Shark Hanlon and Gavin Sheehan | Racing News

Hewick – a horse who cost just £800 – came from last to first to win a remarkable Ladbrokes King George VI Chase at Kempton. Trained by Shark Hanlon and ridden by man of the moment Gavin Sheehan, he looked to have no chance at all for most of the race. Shishkin had taken up…

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King George VI Chase: Allaho tops super six in Kempton’s Boxing Day feature against Bravemansgame and Shishkin | Racing News

Ante-post favourite Allaho heads a field of six for the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day. Willie Mullins’ runner has won eight of his 13 chase starts to date, including two wide-margin Ryanair Chase verdicts and a similarly impressive Punchestown Gold Cup win in 2022. He made a satisfactory return to…

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Kempton’s King George VI Chase: Gavin Sheehan booked for Hewick ride by Shark Hanlon | Racing News

Gavin Sheehan is set to partner Hewick for the first time in the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day. Trainer Shark Hanlon was on the lookout for a new rider for his stable star, with his regular partner Jordan Gainford sidelined by injury. Rachael Blackmore stepped in to steer the eight-year-old…

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Billie Jean King: Coco Gauff’s US Open win ‘fantastic’ and fitting on equal-pay anniversary | Tennis News

Tennis icon Billie Jean King hailed Coco Gauff’s “fantastic” first Grand Slam win at the US Open earlier this year as being a fitting victory on the 50th anniversary of equal pay for women in the tournament. The 12-time Grand Slam singles champion – which includes four US Open wins – played a pivotal role…

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Adam Azim says Dalton Smith fight would be ‘massive’ but he first wants to become a Euro king on November 18 | Boxing News

Adam Azim says a “massive” showdown with Dalton Smith “will happen” but he first plans to outshine his domestic rivals by becoming European champion. The unbeaten 21-year-old challenges Franck Petitjean for the European super-lightweight title in just his 10th professional fight in Wolverhampton on November 18, live on Sky Sports. A showdown against Smith, the…

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President congratulates Asian Games pole vault king EJ Obiena

Philippines’ Ernest John Obiena celebrates after winning the men’s pole vault final at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. (AP Photo) MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Sunday congratulated pole vault ace EJ Obiena for winning and bagging the country’s first gold medal in the 19th Asian…

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Novak Djokovic: undisputed king of tennis

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning a very long point against Daniil Medvedev of Russia during their Men’s Singles Final match on Day Fourteen of the 2023 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2023 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Clive…

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NBA stars rip sprint king Noah Lyles over ‘world champ’ claims – rezal404

(FILES) Gold medalist, USA’s Noah Lyles celebrates with his National flag and medal after winning the men’s 200m final during the World Athletics Championships at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest on August 25, 2023. (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP) American NBA stars ripped world sprint king Noah Lyles on social media for comments…

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Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou: Mike Tyson to train former UFC champion ahead of fight against The Gypsy King

Mike Tyson will train Francis Ngannou and be in the former UFC champion’s corner when he takes on Tyson Fury in their heavyweight fight in Saudi Arabia. Ngannou will fight Fury on October 28 under the official rules of professional boxing, with three judges ringside adopting the 10-point must system. Fury ends his absence from the…

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