Mark Johnston: Trainer breaks British record at Kempton
Trainer Mark Johnston has broken the record for most British Flat racing winners in a year with Bavardages bringing his 236th victory of 2019.
The 8-1 shot, ridden by stable jockey Joe Fanning, landed a nursery handicap at Kempton.
Johnston, 60, set a record for most British career victories with his 4,194th success in August 2018.
He also broke his own record for most winners in a month with his 50th victory in July this year.
The previous record for most winners in a calendar year was set by Richard Hannon in 2013 and equalled by Richard Fahey in 2015.