Mahon’s Final Stroke

“Laconic, grizzled New Zealander” Harry Mahon, legendary international rowing coach dedicated to creating the perfect stroke, died of cancer aged 59. Mahon took team after team to the top, including the British gold medallist eight at Sydney and the New Zealand World Champion eights in the early eighties. Tributes in The Guardian, The Times and The Independent.


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World Jockey of the Year is James McDonald

World Jockey of the Year is James McDonald

Never mind Frankie Dettori or Irad Ortiz, Christophe Lemaire or Joel Rosario. And never mind Ryan Moore, who has just been named the Longines World’s Best Jockey. No, the Jockey of…