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June 23, 2017 1:19 PM Watch ITV's Richard Hoiles give masterclass in horse racing commentary as Big Orange wins Royal Ascot Gold Cup

Racing commentators are known to be among the most excitable in the business. And when describing the action of the Royal Ascot Gold Cup to a captive audience back home, that excitement is only likely to increase manifold. And so it proved for ITV Racing maestro Richard Hoiles, as he commentated on the thrilling photo finish that saw Big Orange pip Order 5

June 22, 2017 9:40 AM When Ladies Day goes WRONG: Booze, bums, boobs and VERY short skirts at the races

LADIES Day may be about the class and fashion – but sometimes antics at the races can get a little out off hand. Royal Ascot will welcome the stunners and the Queen for one of the most glamorous days on the horse racing calendar. Ladies’ Days take over race courses across the country throughout year and often end in drunken scenes of total chaos 5

June 20, 2017 4:57 PM Royal Ascot: Racegoers remove jackets due to 'very hot' weather

Royal Ascot has not enforced its dress code, letting racegoers remove jackets for the first time in the event's history, due to 'very hot conditions'. Normally men attending the horse racing event in the Royal Enclosure must wear black or grey morning dress with a waistcoat, tie and a top hat. Nick Smith of Ascot Racecourse said the jackets rule had not been enforced 12

June 20, 2017 11:57 AM Advert for man looking for a wife in 1865 sets pulses racing

In 1865 an 18-year-old man from Aroostook County, Maine, was looking for a wife. It was the “Chance for a spinster” to gain a husband. He had a “good set of teeth”. His “potatoes are bully”. He “believes in Andy Johnson, the star spangled banner and the 4h of July”.  He has “nine sheep”. He wants to spoil a woman but “I don’t know how to do it”. In 1865 an 18-year-old 5

June 20, 2017 6:14 AM News Daily: Finsbury Park attack suspect's family speak

The 47-year-old father-of-four, who is known to have lived in Cardiff, was held on suspicion of attempted murder and terror offences after a van hit Muslims in Finsbury Park. One man died, but it's not clear whether this was because of the attack. Eleven people were injured. Speaking at a vigil on Monday night, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida 9

June 19, 2017 7:30 AM US Open: Brooks Koepka wins first major title

American Brooks Koepka powered his way to a first major title in record-equalling fashion as Tommy Fleetwood's brave US Open bid ended in disappointment. Koepka carded a closing 67 at a windswept Erin Hills to finish 16 under par, matching the tournament scoring record set by Rory McIlroy at Congressional in 2011. The big-hitting 27-year-old fired six birdies 13

June 14, 2017 3:40 PM Cycling-Road-Tour de Suisse stage 5 results

June 14 (Gracenote) - Results from Tour de Suisse (Bex - Cevio, 222 km) on Wednesday 1. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / BORA) 5:15:50" 2. Michael Albasini (Switzerland / Orica) ST 3. Matteo Trentin (Italy / Quick-Step) 4. Patrick Bevin (New Zealand / Cannondale) 5. Niccolo Bonifazio (Italy / Bahrain) 6. Michael Matthews (Australia / Sunweb) 7. Sacha Modolo (Italy

June 13, 2017 10:40 AM Ohio teen rescues 4-year-old on first day as a lifeguard

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio teenager has rescued a 4-year-old boy on his first day on the job as a lifesaver. Jack Viglianco says he was 20 minutes into his shift at a Lakewood swimming pool Thursday when he heard the boy calling for help. The 15-year-old jumped into the water and helped the child to safety. Viglianco says his heart was racing during

June 11, 2017 7:00 PM Motor racing-Rallying Italy result

June 11 (Gracenote) - Result from the Rally of Italy on Sunday 1. Ott Taenak (Estonia) Ford 3:25:15.100 2. Jari-Matti Latvala (Finland) Toyota +00:12.300 3. Thierry Neuville (Belgium) Hyundai 01:07.700 4. Esapekka Lappi (Finland) Toyota 02:12.900 5. Sebastien Ogier (France) Ford 03:25.300 6. Juho Haenninen (Finland) Toyota 03:38.500 7. Mads Ostberg (Norway)

June 11, 2017 1:51 AM 'I helped 200 people hide in a pub cellar'

One of the first police officers on the scene of the London Bridge attack has told how he helped 200 people hide from danger in a pub cellar. Inspector Jim Cole said he had been confronted by people wounded and in a "state of panic" in Borough Market. Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba killed eight people on 3 June, running over pedestrians 8