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This is the most sensible thing written about champion chaser Kauto Star’s controversial retirement to the dressage arena, from Greg Wood (Guardian) In a repeat of Jesse Owens’ sprint against a thoroughbred, bladerunner Oscar Pistorius took on a horse in Qatar, although not without, yes, more controversy. The South African SPCA say that the horse …

Gentleman Amateur

The Observer has an interview with amateur jockey extraordinaire, Sam Waley-Cohen: Not many Cheltenham Gold Cup winning jockeys will tell you: “There is a real conflict between what the NHS aspires to deliver across the board in healthcare and what it can afford to deliver.” But then not many are close friends of William and Kate, …