RaceTech, which introduced starting stalls
to Britain in 1965, believes Yarborough's death is the first linked to the mechanisms.
As revealed in Mirror Racing on Saturday, the injury Moore sustained to his neck in a starting stalls
incident at Newmarket on Thursday would cost him at least a month on the sidelines.
Stewards concluded the problem was caused by a damaged valve in the starting stalls
SOME progress appeared to be made yesterday in the controversy surrounding the new Steriline starting stalls
which are in use at 17 of Britain's 35 racecourses.
Warwickshire were sent reeling as Norfolk rocketed out of the starting stalls
in the Middleton Cup inter-county bowls championship semi-finals at Worthing.
Judging by his quick return to the fray, Andrea Atzeni's mount took very little out of himself, and it would be no surprise to see this horse - who appears to be overcoming his aversion to the starting stalls
having refused to enter them on his intended seasonal re-appearance - make an impression at the top level before his racing days are over.
Nigel Twiston-Davies has devised a plan for the Middleham Park-owned runner which includes a set of starting stalls
, his son Willy and a Flat debut in a 1m4f maiden at Doncaster this afternoon.
THE Turf Club's Appeals & Referrals Committee will tomorrow inquire into the failure of the new Italian starting stalls
at Cork last month when the Ballyogan Stakes had to be started by flag.
Five of the eight races on last Wednesday's turf card at the Surrey track were abandoned on safety grounds after jockeys expressed concern at the condition of one section of the track, while another area was damaged when starting stalls
The joke wears thin when he starts giving his opinion on things like starting stalls
and the schooling of horses.
Anniversaries: 1623: Death of Pope Gregory XV; 1822: Death of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley; 1823: Death of Scottish painter Sir Henry Raeburn; 1836: Birth of Birmingham politician and social reformer Joseph Chamberlain; 1889: Last bare-knuckle world heavyweight boxing contest took place in Richburg, Mississippi; 1961: Angela Mortimer beat Christine Truman in first all-British women's singles final at Wimbledon since 1914; 1965: Starting stalls
used for first time in Britain in Chesterfield Stakes at Newmarket; 1967: Death of actress Vivien Leigh; 1985: Death of Frank Hampson, creator of Dan Dare.
DUNDALK has been assured there will be no repeat of last Friday's strike carried out by starting stalls
handlers tomorrow night after a meeting between their representatives and Horse Racing Ireland, writes Jessica Lamb.