Grandeur (left) ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Easter Classic at Lingfield yesterday

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To a brass band fanfare and roared on by the hordes who made it to Lingfield on time through Easter traffic jams, Viewpoint and teenager Cam Hardie made sporting history yesterday when they won the first race to be staged in Britain on a Good Friday.

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Mark Johnston: First £1 million jackpot spurs him on

The most prize money ever at an All-Weather race day is up for grabs at Lingfield on Friday, and the record-breaking trainer tells Jon Freeman how times have changed

Ryan Moore drives Toormore to victory at Newmarket

Toormore fuels Guineas dream with Craven Stakes win at Newmarket

Europe's champion two-year-old Toormore proved he remains the consummate professional at three after getting his season off to a solid start in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket.

Frankie Dettori performs a flying dismount after Sandiva’s Nell Gwyn victory

Sandiva gives Frankie Dettori reason to look forward to Guineas

Frankie Dettori can look towards Guineas weekend with a positive feeling about at least one Classic ride after the courageous performance of Sandiva in the Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket.

Kingman’s Greenham Stakes victory was impressive

Kingman's astonishing speed shows he can rule the 2,000 Guineas

If actions speak louder than words, it was difficult to ignore the racket yesterday at Newbury, where Kingman turned a competitive Classic trial into a one-horse show. After his four-and-a-half-length rout of his rivals in the Greenham Stakes, the John Gosden-trained colt is the new favourite for the 2,000 Guineas, having leapfrogged the latest talking horse from Ballydoyle, Australia, in most lists.

James Doyle riding Kingman last year

Kingman ready to enhance Classic credentials

It is highly improbable that today’s Greenham Stakes will herald a colt of the calibre of Frankel, who won the race three years ago on the road to immortality, but it is nonetheless a proper Classic trial contested by several horses prominent in the betting for next month’s 2,000 Guineas.

Grand National 2014: Jockeys called back for start hearing

A date for the referral hearing into the start of Saturday’s Grand National will be set in the next two days. The hearing was passed on to the British Horseracing Authority after jockeys chose not to go back to see the stewards at Aintree after an initial inquiry had been adjourned while they considered the matter.

Frankie Dettori

Grand National 2014 results: Referral hearing date to be announced as jockeys boycott stewards meeting over start inquiry

A false start led to an assistant starter being knocked over but after attending an initial meeting, the 39 jockeys involved chose not to return to the hearing

Making a splash: Tony McCoy cools off Double Seven after the race

Grand National 2014: Even Royal connections don’t always make the difference

A starry cast, dramatic twists and turns and an ending few saw coming, yesterday’s Grand National had the lot. And for those who stuck around for the closing credits, there was the sign-off we all needed to see: no animals were harmed in this production.

Grand National 2014: Leighton Aspell crowns 'lovely' return to racing as he rides Pineau De Re to victory at Aintree

Aspell has had his most successful season ever since coming out of retirement and tops it off with victory in the most famous race in the world

Pineau De Re wins the 2014 Grand National

Grand National 2014 finishing order: Where did your horse finish?

A complete run-down of the finishers in the 167th Grand National

Pineau De Re wins the 2014 Grand National

Grand National 2014 results: Pineau De Re’s beano proves small miracle

Little outsider from obscure yard and trainer team up with veteran jockey who came back from retirement to produce a fairytale finish, writes Sue Montgomery at Aintree

Pineau De Re wins the 2014 Grand National

Grand National 2014 results: Pineau De Re romps to victory ahead of Balthazar King and Double Seven

25-1 shot claims a five-length win to give jockey Leighton Aspell a dream victory after coming out of retirement

Tony McCoy, Aintree and Kenny Dalglish

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