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November 20, 2019

So I've just got back from the Lexus Melbourne Cup. My first trip to the 'race that stop a nation' which has long been on my bucket list.

The event absolutely lived up to its lofty reputation and this year's race couldn't have been anymore dramatic what with places...

March 31, 2017

This February and March, over the space of 5 weeks I did Qatar once and Dubai twice. All the trips were to cover horse racing for both CNN & Attheraces (UK racing channel).  Here are some of the highlights: 

Qatar’s Emir’s Sword festival

In the UK, we're f...

February 17, 2017

This month’s assignment for CNN Winning Post took me to White Turf at the exclusive alpine resort of St Moritz in Switzerland. It was my second trip to the event, which is held over three Sundays in February on the town’s frozen lake. This visit was just as good as the...

January 27, 2017

This time last year I spent a lovely month in beautiful South Africa - the perfect start to the year! Filming for (my first ever) Winning Post, I visited yearling sales, trainers, breeders and attended two race meetings at Cape Town's Kenilworth Racecourse. I got a rea...

January 11, 2017

I've just arrived back from a 10-day trip to Uruguay in South America. It was mostly work (filming for CNN) plus a little bit of play (a few days' holiday added at the end). Having only been to South America once, when in Rio for the 2016 Olympics, I knew this would be...

January 2, 2017

Thanks for visiting and welcome to my blog! It's about time I started one as I've been putting it off for quite some time. Firstly I don't want to be one of those people who never writes posts and secondly I'm the worlds worst speller so I'm bound to embarrass myself!...

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