HORSE RACING & SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER featuring Racehorse Photography, On-Line Picture & Image Library and Racing Memorabilia

Mick is the Race Day and Official Photographer for Nottingham, Thirsk & Market Rasen Racecourses. He is a self employed freelance with official accreditation at many other racecourses including York where he covers the Ebor and Dante Meetings on an annual basis. He is a member of The HWPA (Horse Race Writers & Photographers Association), The Sports Journalists Association and The Bureau of Freelance Photographers. Mick regularly contributes images to the Godolphin, Al Shaqab Racing and Ballydoyle operations as well as supplying regular winning pictures to established yards and Trainers such as Tim Easterby and Dan Skelton. He is proud to have supplied HM The Queen and the Royal Household on numerous occasions with the Royal Colours and their horses winning throughout the UK. Mick's work is often featured in various Horse Racing Journals, Sales Books and other publications. Please see below for further racing testimonials.

Images from Race Meetings are available to view on this site from 2013 onwards but our extensive stock library dates from 2010. To browse thousands of images from the numerous Meetings attended, click on "Photo Gallery" and choose your subject or venue, or complete the PICTURE SEARCH facility at the bottom of the main menu.The site is being updated all the time. THERE ARE 10,000 IMAGES AVAILABLE TO VIEW ON THE SITE & OVER 960,000 IMAGES IN STOCK - PLEASE EMAIL OR RING IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A PARTICULAR HORSE.

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MR. NICK RUST, (Chief Executive of The British Horseracing Authority & Racehorse Owner) says, "Lovely, personal service with kind thought. Your super photograph has been a delight at home. Thanks for all the pleasure you have given me...

"We are delighted by the photographs and services provided by Mick Atkins. His ability to capture the moment along with his attention to detail is terrific" - Jan Doyle, Spokeswoman for WATERSHIP DOWN STUD.

Top Newmarket based Flat Jockey NEIL CALLAN says :- "Great photos. Seems to catch the emotion and thrill of winning through photography in every way.........Good Luck".

RUTH CARR, successful North Yorkshire based Trainer states :- "Mick has visited our yard on numerous occasions to photograph our racehorses whilst working and playing! His patience and understanding of horses along with his passion for racing has resulted in some amazing photos. The horses grace, power and personality are all captured perfectly".

KATIE BROWNE at KILLARNEY RACECOURSE quotes :- "Mick Atkins images are excellent. They really capture the essence of Killarney Races - the racing, the people, the atmosphere, the fashion and the style. It is not easy to capture all this through the lens, however he does it so effortlessly. I would highly recommend him and he is welcome back to Killarney any time".