USEFUL WEBSITES

 

 

 

Donít forget to check out Chocís impending rides, very useful if you wish to watch or record his races, or if you are contemplating attending a fixture.

 

Racing Post website:

Chocís statistics:

www.racingpost.com/horses/jockey_home.sd?jockey_id=14002

 

Alan Kingís statistics:

www.racingpost.com/horses/trainer_home.sd?trainer_id=13928

 

Alternatively, try the Attheraces site.

Choc:

www.attheraces.com/form.aspx?id=1000939&ref=formjockey&dte=2008-12-02&refsite=&type=J&view=entries

 

Alan King:

www.attheraces.com/form.aspx?id=1000340&ref=formtrainer&dte=2008-12-14&refsite=&type=T&view=entries

 

 

 

Choc is now on Twitter, so check out his latest tweets: http://twitter.com/Choc_Thornton

 

 

Also, there are regular messages on his 'Choc Thornton' Kempton Park's face of Jump racing Facebook page:

http://en-gb.facebook.com/chocthornton

 

 

Unfortunately Chocís own website www.chocthornton.com no longer exists, having become too expensive to maintain.But I hope you had the opportunity to see the photos and read his blog before the websiteís demise.

 

 

Keep up to date with the current Jump Jockeys Championship.

www.thepja.co.uk/champ_jump.aspx

 

 

Up to the minute racing information and form guides, plus, once registered, free viewing of past races which were shown on the Attheraces satellite channel.

www.attheraces.com/index.aspx

 

 

The Racing Post website.

www.racingpost.com

 

 

Chocís boss, trainer Alan Kingís website.And check out Alanís ĎLatest Newsí page too.

www.alankingracing.co.uk/

 

 

Find out all about Chocís 2008 charity haircut, and also the NagWAG diaries written by Chocís wife, Meally, where she provides a personal insight into the racing scene and supporting Choc.

www.eclipsemagazine.co.uk/index.php

 

 

Love the Races is a website site set up in conjunction with Racing For Change.

http://www.lovetheraces.com/

 

 

Website for newspaper publications in the Gloucestershire area - The Citizen, Gloucestershire Echo, The Forester, and Stroud Life. Unfortunately Choc no longer submits a weekly Turf Scene column to the publication, but you will still find an occasional news item, and also trainer Martin Keighleyís regular column.

www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/

 

 

Hereís the link to Soccer Xís ĎWeighed Iní online Chat Show, and check out the site for a number of trainer and jockey interviews.

http://www.soccerx.co.uk/weighedinWR1.htm

 

 

Find out about the latest stewards enquiries Ė just in case Choc has incurred the wrath of the stewards!

www.britishhorseracing.com/inside_horseracing/about/whatwedo/disciplinary/stewardsEnquiries.asp

 

And enquiries into why horses ran badly too:

http://www.britishhorseracing.com/inside_horseracing/about/whatwedo/disciplinary/searchwhyranbadly.asp

 

 

I enjoy reading the blog of trainer, Martin Keighley.Occasionally Choc will get a mention, and itís interesting to follow the progress of Martinís horses too!

 

And, if you take a look at the site Ďbannerí, and the picture gallery too, youíll see Choc riding out (heís wearing a black t-shirt with a logo on it).†† Click on the images to enlarge them.Thank you Martin for drawing my attention to these.

www.martinkeighleyracing.com/Martins_blog.php

 

Martinís race entries too:

www.attheraces.com/form.aspx?id=1048320&ref=formtrainer&dte=2009-03-17&refsite=&type=T&view=entries

 

 

Choc sometimes rides horses for the Jenny and Mark Pitman Racing Club (news and pictures):

http://www.jennyandmarkpitmanracingclub.com/news.html

 

 

Trainer, Richard Leeís, website.Sometimes there are photos of Choc with Richardís horses at the races, or schooling at home.

www.rleeracing.com/

 

 

The Life site has lots of photos of Choc, it is well worth a look through their numerous pages of stock images.

Just start at page 1 and progress through the numbered pages:

http://www.life.com/search/?type=images&q0=robert+thornton&page=1

Hereís one of Choc arriving at the Memorial Service for trainer David Nicholson in September 2006:

http://www.life.com/image/71948503

 

 

Another Racing photography site is SDPhotos:

http://www.sdphotos.co.uk/horse-racing-photographs.asp

 

 

Photographs of Chocís 1000th winner, Towcester 28 March 2011, Graftonwood 1 & Graftonwood 2

 

The Graftonwood website:

http://www.graftonwood.co.uk/pages/events-list.php

 

 

 

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