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Bristol saunters to Peter Marsh glory

Bristol saunters to Peter Marsh glory

As Haydock took centre stage with Ascot's Clarence House card falling to frost, the Merseyside crowd were treated to a Nigel Twiston-Davies bonanza, topped off by a fine winning performan...

Barry fund surpasses £30,000

Barry fund surpasses £30,000

After just six days, the fundraising campaign set up for Laura Barry has exceeded the £30,000 target that was set. The 24-year-old was diagnosed last year with a rare and aggressi...

Racing second in attendance rankings

Racing second in attendance rankings

It has been revealed by a study published on Wednesday that racing has regained its place as the second-most attended sport in Britain. Two Circles, the sports marketing firm that ...

Levy reform plans confirmed

Levy reform plans confirmed

The government have announced that from April 1 all gambling operators taking bets on British racing will be required to return 10% of profits back to the sport. A newly reformed l...

One for the north

One for the north

Kinross handler Lucinda Russell notched her biggest success of the season as One For Arthur ran out a convincing winner of the Grade 3 Classic Handicap Chase at Warwick. The eight...

Plans to close Kempton unveiled

Plans to close Kempton unveiled

Kempton Park Racecourse, the home of the King George VI Chase, will be scrapped for housing under new plans put forward by the Jockey Club. The announcement comes as part of a plan...

No Gold Cup for Coneygree

No Gold Cup for Coneygree

It has been revealed that Coneygree, hero of the 2015 edition of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, will not be entered in this year's renewal as he has not recovered from his injury picked up over...

Death Duty extends winning sequence

Death Duty extends winning sequence

One of Ireland's leading novice hurdler's this season, Death Duty, strengthened his credentials further by taking the Grade 1 Lawlor's Hotel Novice Hurdle at Naas. Now priced at ar...

Tolworth falls the way of the Tizzard’s

Tolworth falls the way of the Tizzard’s

The trend of the National Hunt season so far - the domination of Grade 1 races by Colin Tizzard - kept running into 2017 at Sandown Park on Saturday. The Dorset handler's young novice hur...

Dubai inspiring Fallon

Dubai inspiring Fallon

Six months on from quitting the saddle, Kieren Fallon has revealed that life is good in his new role in Saeed Bin Suroor's racing yard in Dubai. A six-time champion Flat jockey in...

Kelly lights up damp New Years

Kelly lights up damp New Years

The first woman to ride a Grade 1 jumps race in Britain, Lizzie Kelly, began the New Year with a bang after partnering Agrapart to victory in the Grade 2 Relkeel Hurdle at Cheltenham. ...

Challow falls the way of Obeaux

Challow falls the way of Obeaux

Alan King's good festive spell continued as his four-year-old gelding Messire Des Obeaux ran out a ready winner of the Grade 1 Betfred Challow Novices' Hurdle at Newbury. A son of ...

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