Sport of Kings

UNDER STARTER’S ORDERS


Peace Party Des McDonagh

Des McDonagh


BEING A national hunt race starter can be an unenviable position, given that trying to get upwards of 25 adrenaline-fuelled horses and jockeys to line up in a calm and fair manner is far from an easy task. Starters do, however, have significant powers to report jockeys who disobey their instructions, often leading to riders... Read more »

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