Sgt Reckless: The racehorse that became a war horse

Followers of Stat of the Day might have spotted a horse called Sgt Reckless making his debut alongside Buckhorn Tom in the bumper at Wincanton yesterday. Of course, there’s nothing remarkable about that in itself – there are horses having their first run just about every day. And despite his win, there’s no chance that Mick Channon’s Sgt Reckless will achieve anything like his predecessor of that name, who was a truly remarkable animal. Read more