Stephen Pollard

Stephen Pollard is The Critic’s Turf correspondent. He tweets at @stephenpollard

On a dispiriting start to racing’s “Premierisation” era

We risk a return to Victorian times — or worse

The threat to racing’s future

On the row over a champion hurdler

There was a time when the Labour conference really mattered, before it became a stage-managed platform for social media hits and soundbites

Anticipating the jump season

Racing should adopt football’s VAR

Stephen Pollard says Aidan O’Brien
is racing’s greatest-ever trainer

Racing must win over the public, not protestors

Racing has far better TV pundits than football