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Initially they were successful, but upon the arrival of William the Conqueror the rebellion was put down. William at once built a wooden fortress on a motte. Inafter another rebellion, the king built another timbered castle across the River Ouse. These were destroyed in and rebuilt by William about the time of his ravaging Northumbria in what is called the " Harrying of the North " where he destroyed everything from York to Durham.
The remains of the rebuilt castles, now in stone, are visible on either side of the River Ouse. Around the yearArchbishop Thomas started building the cathedral that in time became the current Minster. InYork Castle was the site of an infamous massacre of its Jewish inhabitants, in which at least Jews died although some authorities put the figure as high as The lower section was built in the 12th century, the top storeys in the 14th.
The gates connected to the York city wallssome sections of which were built in the 12th to 15th centuries, others in Roman times. The city, through its location on the River Ouse and its proximity to the Great North Roadbecame a major trading centre.
King John granted the city's first charter in confirming trading rights in England and Europe. Edward I further stimulated the city's economy by using the city as a base for his war in Scotland.
The city was the location of significant unrest during the so-called Peasants' Revolt in Warrior's story - which I grew up hearing at my mothers' knee - was lost in time to the wider world.
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But now he rides again years later, thanks to PDSA. My family and I are more than honoured that Warrior has been given this award on behalf of all animals that also served; we are truly humbled. I only wish Jack Seely were here today to witness Warrior receiving the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross. He lost by a nose three years ago and three-quarters of a length in Clearly winning this super prize Down Under is very much still on the cards for all connections.
As Ed Dunlop commented: He has been in good order at home since and he goes to Kempton for the September Stakes [on Saturday]. After Kempton we have to decide whether to prep him for the first batch to go into quarantine for another crack at the Melbourne Cup. The La Grange Stables trainer added: I hope he gets a stronger pace in the Doncaster Cup next week and after that the Prix du Cadran is a possibility. Patrick's Day and the son of the legendary Ginger McCain had to admit that he may never have another horse as good to train.
Tim and Donald have taken a very sensible decision. They could have raced on with him but there's no point in making him run when you know he's not quite as good as he was.
For us, he's been a fantastic horse to be involved with. He's done so much for us and it's been a blessing to have been associated with him. The juvenile's early success clearly attracted a lot of attention in the betting markets who were obviously impressed by how smoothly he travelled throughout the contest and now expect him to go onto more testing challenges.
The Ballydoyle king, whilst admitting he's considering a whole series of Group One entries for his courageous colt, is playing it close to his chest, clearly in no hurry to see his protege back in action.
He had to get tired going that gallop first time, but he cruised into the lead. The latest news is that jump jockeys will compete with their Flat counterparts in a special class. The contest will involve jockeys battling it out, with a show jumper on each team in a series of challenges ranging from jumps to Pony Club-style games. There are two jockeys acting as Markel ambassadors, Gold Cup winner, Sam Thomas, and Classic winner William Buick who will also be taking part on the day.
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Director of Olympia, Simon Brooks-Ward, commented: It is a charity that does tremendous work for riders — not just in horse racing but across all equestrian sports. The Markel Champions Challenge for the IJF will see professional jockeys demonstrating their equine skills in an event which promises to be great fun.
It will be a great spectacle which is sure to entertain the Olympia audience, as well as hopefully raising lots of money for a very worthy cause. The plan to tear up Newcastle's Flat turf track and replace it with an artificial surface is causing hackles to rise.
Highclere Thoroughbred Racing supremo, John Gosden has taken this issue very much to heart and has expressed his objections very forcefully: Racing on a one-mile straight as betting-shop fodder under lights will create uninspiring one-dimensional boat races.
British racing requires upgrading and the destruction of one of the best turf courses in the UK is sacrilege. Therefore in the eyes of its critics, the plan to remove it senselessly and replace it with another all-weather track, even if it does mark a first for the North of England, has no merit whatsoever.
The proposed all-weather track for Newcastle is expected to be top of the agenda. ARC has already negotiated planning permission for the scheme and is now just awaiting the approval of its fixtures. It is difficult to predict what BHA's reaction to the opposition will be and whether it will affect their decision.
There have so far never been any signs that the BHA has any real authority to influence the way top racecourses run their operations and, even if it had, whether it would be likely to exercise it. There is no doubt that ARC's plans to replace the turf track with Tapeta make good business sense. After all it will be getting the best of both worlds: The strong feeling of many objectors to this plan are that it is based on the narrowest of business aspirations and is not in the wider interests of racing as a whole.
They just hope that, on this occasion, the BHA will take the necessary action to preserve a top Northern track from falling prey to over- commercialisation.
On his forty-ninth win of the season, a potential future Irish champion jockey was disqualified from his half-a-century because he forgot to weigh in.
The jockey refused any kind of comment but was visibly very upset at receiving the ban at this particular time of his career. Having notched up forty-nine winners in a season so far and recently been appointed stable jockey for County Meath-based Ger Lyons, Colin Keane was the talk of the town and even tipped to be the clear winner of the Irish apprentices' jockeys' title. The trainer's brother, Shane was anxious to defend the young jockey: Obviously we feel sorry for the owner.
Colin is very upset about it, but we are behind him per cent. As the member of the famous biscuit company, celebrating his first Group level victory, explained: He is also in the Dewhurst Stakes. He is lovely horse for next year. He is a very exciting horse.
The two-mile chaser, it is reported, is being aimed at the Tingle Creek at Sandown on December 6. The Lambourn-based trainer commented: He looks exceptionally well and so far it's been great. You have no option I don't think, but to go straight to the Tingle Creek. There's nowhere else to go. He would go for the Shloer at Cheltenham if he was ready.
I just think we'll see how things are going. I don't think there's any need for heart monitors or anything like that. We'll know with the first bit of work he does.
It's Newmarket Open day again on Sunday September The Betfair-sponsored event, which raises money for four racing charities, will also feature John Gosden's demonstration at the world-famous Tattersalls sales ring as to what he looks for when he sets out to try to purchase a potential champion.
Thirty of the Newmarket stables will open their gates from 9. There will also be exciting happenings on the renowned Rowley Mile racecourse. Among the personalities who will welcome the public will be winning trainer Luca Cumani, in his Bedford House Stables, who commented: We are looking forward to opening the Bedford House Stables gates and meeting everyone on the day.
It has been announced that the family-owned malt whisky producer, Glenfarclas, has renewed its association with Cross Country racing at Cheltenham for another three years. The Glenfarclas Cross Country Steeplechases are something unique in this country. No other racecourse has the combination of banks, ditches and rails spread out over such a twisting track.
This feature did not become part of the Festival, though, until John Grant, Chairman of Glenfarclas, commented: We have been sponsoring these races now for six years and the results have been very gratifying.
It is still proposed to continue its National Hunt racing, as that circuit is separate apart from a couple of areas, similar to what happens at Kempton Park.
The North Yorkshire track is hoping to augment the number of Flat races by at least 30 so that the total season's fixtures would include fifty Flat races on the all-weather and ten over jumps on turf.
We spent quite a lot of time on the design of the track, which will replace the turf track if it happens, with the assistance of the BHA and the racecourse department. We've had to involve English Heritage as there are a lot of Roman remains at Catterick. We are now formulating our formal planning submission to the local authority. Jumping will continue at Catterick. They are two separate tracks, they do intertwine twice but that isn't an issue and that's all been approved by the BHA.
All the trainers who wish to retain the turf track at Newcastle would have no objection to an all-weather facility at Catterick, situated nearer to the principal Yorkshire training centres. The problem is that Newcastle has already got permission to build an all-weather track with floodlights and will be able to go ahead provided that provision is made for an agreed number of fixtures in At our regional meetings a lot of people have asked if anything can be done and this will give those people a chance to have their voices heard.
The decision has been made with the assumption that there was no alternative venue for an all-weather venue in the north in the foreseeable future. The BHA conducted a survey and commissioned Deloitte to do a detailed report on the need for an all-weather in the north. This latest action is not thought to be the signal for any significant reduction in the number of horses being trained by the Maktoum family's private thoroughbred horse racing stable.
Those horses have been distributed around other Godolphin or Darley training yards in the town and, as a result, a number of staff have also been redeployed within the company here or in Dubai. This Grade II Listed stable probably handles up to fifty horses at any one time. By contrast the two top training yards in the area, Godolphin Stables and Moulton Paddocks, run by Saeed Bin Suroor and Charlie Appleby, each deal with at least three times that amount.
An interesting fact is that despite the huge amounts of money it invests in horse racing, Godolphin has yet to record a top-level victory in Europe this season. The Hungerford-based trainer admitted afterwards: She won first time out over seven furlongs last year and was still very weak and we thought she would want stepping up in trip this season. She's been running from a mile and a quarter to a mile and a half and just hasn't been getting home, so she's come back to a mile today and Martin said that's her trip.
He said we shouldn't sell her on the cheap as she's still a weak filly and she could easily go and win two or three more for us, so we'll see where we go from here.
Once again things took a while to warm up. As William Muir said: I told him I was going to run him over a mile at Ffos Las and he told me I was crazy as he had so many gears he should be running over six furlongs. Martin said he was the first two-year-old who has really carried him into the race for a long time.
He's real deal and really could be anything. We haven't got any plans for him at this stage. We'll just wait and see what the handicapper does and go from there. This is only the Navan-born jockey's second season as a trainer and he rode off with one of European racing's most lucrative prizes at York. That victory has now whetted his appetite for even greater challenges.
So he has done his paperwork and earmarked a stint at The Sunbury-on-Thames all-weather track, whilst considering a crack at the Caulfield Cup in October, also run at the Melbourne racecourse. Hopefully, I don't have to give him another run, but if I do it will probably be at Kempton as that's where we'll get the fast ground.
Fast ground and two miles around Melbourne, I think it will suit him really well.
It's a long way down to Melbourne, but there's only one Melbourne Cup. It's a huge prize and if you have a horse that has a realistic chance, I think you have to take it. On record he already has to his credit: With that goal in mind, the Clarehaven Stables trainer plans to saddle three challengers at Doncaster in just over two weeks' time. As John Gosden put it: He didn't run a good race in the King George.
He got done on that looser ground and spun his wheels. Hughesie Richard Hughes wasn't happy with him so he left him alone. He's a legitimate horse for the race and we've always had the Derby, the King George and then the Leger as his plan. Forever Now won very well the other day in the March Stakes, which is a proper trial for the Leger. He stays well, the one-mile-six and yards will not bother him one bit and he's got a grand attitude. He's an immature horse, but he's an improving horse and he belongs in the race.
Marzocco was staying on again in the Voltigeur. He's a very idle horse, very laid-back and he doesn't seem to wake up until the race is virtually over. The plan for the moment is those three horses will run. They all have legitimate claims. East-Lothian rider, Mikey Ennis, will have two rides. In this feature race, he'll be pitching his skills against ten other rivals, including top pros, Kieren Fallon, Joe Fanning and Graham Lee but his mount is the current favourite.
So, with any luck he'll come away with at least one success. It's a great track to ride and I'm very excited about going back. How Coincidently runs depends on how she has come out of her win at Epsom on Monday. You don't know how much she took out of himself but I'd say she has to have a good shout. The latter seemed to have no difficulty being sixteen pounds heavier in the handicaps and clearly aimed to have it all done and dusted by by making all the running and putting eight lengths between him and his nearest rival.
In the absence of trainer, Tom Mullins, it was left to the winning jockey to comment: The leader jumped a bit left early on and my fellow followed him. Other than that, he was spot-on and won well. The six-year-old won the Merseyside Group One last September in great style, adding to the top-level victories accumulated so far in his successful career.
Last June was a disappointment in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot but subsequently it was discovered that he was suffering from a back problem. After a two month break, however, he was close on producing his old form when he was only beaten by a nose in last Saturday's Renaissance Stakes at the Curragh.
Trainer, Tom Hogan commented: If he'd have got the split he'd have won without coming off the bridle on Saturday, so it was a good run and there was no slouching about. A minute and 10 seconds at the Curragh is a pretty sharp time. Hopefully there isn't too much more rain.
He's pretty adaptable ground-wise, but he doesn't want it too deep. I think he'll go to Haydock in as good a form as last year, if not a bit better, so we're looking forward to it. The RCA, representing all but one of the 59 racing venues in Britain and has formally welcomed the track, previously known as Great Leighs, to the organisation as detailed preparations are made to get ready for the first meetings next year.
We are looking forward to working with the racecourse on a wide range of issues and helping them in the run-up to their first fixtures. We are delighted to be a new member and look forward to CCR working with our colleagues there.
Her French trainer has expressed great confidence in her filly after her workout a couple of days ago. She didn't do any better the next time out at Royal Ascot when she only managed third in the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot but it was discovered afterwards to have pulled muscles.
Christiane Head-Maarek has has clearly had a job on her hands getting her star fit again and obviously hopes that all will be back to normal soon. The ground was a bit soft after all the rain, so that helped her," said the trainer. She seems fine, she's happy in herself and it looks like all the problems are gone, so we keep our fingers crossed. Not quite how it worked out, however.
Added to this, none of the riders seemed to see the flag man on the track and so continued the race. This was confirmed by the jockeys who stated that this official was out of their line of sight because he had moved to his right, particularly as visibility conditions were hindered by the weather.
The stewards, therefore, decided that none of the riders would be subject to any further actions and forwarded a full report to the British Horseracing Authority. It would have been the first time Humidor had won in almost three years, it was a massive day for that horse and his owners. Old Trophy at Ripon yesterday. The favourite with three 1sts, two 2nds and two 4ths under his belt has more than paid his way this season for his connections.