Horse Racing - Tulyar - Derby Favourite
Fancied to beat the French challenge in the Derby at Epsom is the Aga Khan's Tulyar. He has won each of the three races he has entered - 2000 Guineas Trial Stakes (Hurst Park) , the Ormonde Stakes (Chester) and the Derby Trial Stakes (Lingfield Park).
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Horse Racing - The Derby Stakes - Epsom - 1957
Hot favourite Crepello and jockey Lester Piggott proved an unbeatable combination in the Derby at Epsom, Surrey, winning by 2 lengths. The Irish horse Ballymoss, with T.P. Burns in the saddle was second with Pipe of Peace, ridden by A. Breasleythird. Crepello is owned by Sir Victor Sassoon.
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Landmark celebrates Royal Ascot
One of the Uk's leading landmarks was saddled up by a giant jockey to celebrate Royal Ascot moving from Berkshire to York in 2005. Measuring 150ft, taller than ten double decker buses, the jockey, affectionally known as " Yorkshire Jim" was seated on the Kilburn White Horse in Yorkshire which itself stands at an impressive 300ft.
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