The immediate suspension of racing earlier this month left freelancers “including almost all jockeys and their valets” without an income overnight, and while last week’s announcement of government support for self-employed workers was welcomed by Paul Struthers, the chief executive of the Professional Jockeys’ Association, he also warned of an “acute, short-term need” until payments arrive in June. … [Read more...] about BHA putting plans in place for 1 May resumption of racing if permitted
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This need for "role models" to pave the way for aspiration in every field appears to be a rather lazy, contemporary excuse for absence of desire or achievement within a certain demographic. Whatever happened to the pioneering spirit? Why must we subordinate our desires to the niches carved out by our forbears? It's as if we're all sitting around, waiting for someone else to do it (whatever "it" might be) for "us" to reap the benefits. Does anyone truly base career decisions upon the abundance or quality of "role models" that we identify with? … [Read more...] about Who needs role models?
'After how many years of listening to stories from veterans and their families and then specifically in this campaign William, Catherine and I hearing some of the most heart wrenching stories based around what people have experienced and then the mental anguish that's happened from then - it was only right to share my experiences to hope to encourage others to come forward and smash that stigma to make it easier for them to talk about their own experiences. So I was just doing my bit. … [Read more...] about ‘It was only right to share’: Prince Harry insists he was just ‘doing his bit’ by revealing his mental health battles after his mother’s death – and says Diana would be ‘hugely encouraged’ to see people talking openly about their issues