Horse Breeding

The success story of Cyrus Poonawalla: The vaccine king who is one of the world’s richest billionaires

Cyrus Poonawalla, who was recently awarded the Dean’s Medal by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has led a fascinating life. He started with building sports cars and later went on to build a vaccine empire, which has made immunization accessible for all, against various diseases, including the coronavirus. The chairman of India’s top …

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Horse racing tips: Best bets for Canterbury with Matt Jones

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott look like they are ready to keep Cross Talk’s undefeated first-up record in tact. BEST BETS, INSIDE MAIL Daily Telegraph form analyst Matt Jones gives his best bets and runs the rule over every race for Canterbury. The Form: Complete NSW Racing thoroughbred form, including video replays and all you …

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A ‘wild’ mare, two Olympic eventers and a prolific British-bred: who won’t showjumping ribbons this week?

Over the weekend, we had everything from five-star showjumping action next to the beach at the glamorous resort of Saint Tropez on the French Riviera, to two-star competitions on home soil, with some exciting sport to follow across the board. Here is your weekly round-up of international jumping action. 1. “She was a bit wild”: …

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UofL alumnus wins Kentucky Oaks with home-bred Secret Oath

Secret Oath as foal on Briland Farm, owned by Robert and Stacy Mitchell Growing up in Frankfort, Robert O. Mitchell never dreamed of owning racehorses. Riding his pony on his grandparents’ farm was as close as the UofL School of Medicine alumnus came to the horse business until after graduating from medical school and training …

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