Robin Francis Leigh OAKLEY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1941-08-20
Education Wellington, BNC Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications Publications Valley of the Racehorse (2000), Inside Track (2001), Frankincense and More - The Barry Hills Biography (2010), The Cheltenham Festival - A Centenary History (2011), Clive Brittain, the Smiling Pioneer (2012), Britain and Ireland's Top 100 Horses of All Time (2012), Tales From The Turf (2013)
Recreations theatre, horse racing, swimming, bird watching
Clubs RAC
Style Robin Oakley, Esq, OBE
Career political corr Liverpool Daily Post 1967-70 (feature writer then sub ed 1964-67), Crossbencher columnist then asst ed Sunday Express 1970-79, political ed and asst ed Now! magazine 1979-81, asst ed Daily Mail 1981-86, political ed The Times 1986-92, political ed BBC 1992-2000, European political ed CNN 2000-08, contrib CNN 2008-; racing columnist The Spectator 1995-, racing writer for various pubns incl FT; lectr and after dinner speaker
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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