Racing: `Lazy' Daley at the double

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Victories by Aly Daley (6-1) and Tom Brodie (7-4) made it three wins in two racing days for Crook, Co Durham, trainer Howard Johnson.

Norman Williamson had to get down to his minimum weight of 10st to ride Aly Daley in the Durham Handicap Chase but he was seen at his strongest on a less than wholly enthusiastic winner.

"He's such a lazy devil!" Johnson said of the winner later. "At home he's a real workhorse and leads the gallops but at the races he goes to sleep."