Horse racing was a big story in 2017.
In fact, we’re starting to see a return to form in some of the world’s biggest races, with the first race at the European equestrian championships and the first time a horse will be raced in a World Cup final.
But as we look ahead to 2018, we’ve highlighted the most intriguing horse racing headlines of the year.
Read on for our roundup of the biggest stories of the past month.
Horse racing headlines at the start of the month