Bookmaker Fitzdares takes a look at this highlight of the Flat season, from how it all began to the biggest stars (both human and equine) who have graced its stage

June 2021 cover The Field

A modern conservationist – Our tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (1921 – 2021) Sportsman and Royal Consort Fox-red labradors – Why russet is all the rage when it…

How can you ensure that you are buying a puppy from a reputable seller? And what should you do to keep your dog safe from dog thieves?’’ While some people…

Each and every rod has different reasons as to why they fish. For some people, fishing is really no more than an excuse to be in a beautiful place with…

20 most famous race horses

Bookmaker Fitzdares looks back at The Guineas' history and the greatest races to have run on the Newmarket track

The classic salmon fly. Traherne flies tied by the writer

With more than 200 years of history behind it and still evolving, the development of the classic salmon fly is a truly fascinating subject. Michael Radencich traces the history of…

Chocolate and orange fruit tea cake

If you are going to do teatime, you must do it properly. Philippa Davis’ chocolate and orange fruit tea cake is simple to make for even the most kitchen allergic…