Horse racing – Johnston breaks all-time British training record

FILE PHOTO: Horse Racing - Goodwood - Goodwood Racecourse - 24/8/14 Trainer Mark Johnston before the 14.00; The Fairground Maiden Auction Stakes Race Action Images /Julian Herbert

LONDON (Reuters) – Mark Johnston became the most prolific winning trainer in the history of British horse racing on Thursday when he saddled his 4,194th victorious runner at York. Poet’s Society, a 20-1 outsider ridden by one of Britain’s most celebrated jockeys Frankie Dettori, won a handicap chase to push the 58-year-old Scotsman Johnston past […]

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