After their unprecedented depredations at the Cheltenham Festival, the Irish plundered the first four races in Britain's equivalent carnival for Flat racing. Chauvinism aside, however, the deeper gains were perhaps made by those superpowers discreetly manoeuvring for supremacy in the global bloodstock market.
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Tuesday 19 February 2013
Ask around undergraduate bars and common rooms and one major complaint about doing a postgraduate course is that it'll increase the size of your overdraft. But with a little bit of ingenuity, it doesn't have to.
Thursday 14 February 2013
Robins had transformed Coventry's season after being installed in September
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Nick Griffin, leader of the cash strapped far-right BNP, once fed his family on a rabbit that had been killed on the road.
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Assou-Ekotto has struggled to break into the team since returning from injury
Thursday 03 January 2013
Robins plotting another rescue act at Coventry City – and victory at Spurs would help
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Galina Vishnevskaya was famous both as a singer and as the wife of the cellist, Mstislav Rostropovich. As a singer she was famous, in Britain at least, for being forbidden to take the soprano solos at the first performance of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem in 1962 in the newly consecrated Coventry Cathedral; and then for throwing a spectacular tantrum during the recording sessions of the same work in London the following year.
Friday 16 November 2012
Commissioner elections embarrass Government
Sunday 04 November 2012
Workers at Coventry-based black cab manufacturer Manganese Bronze in talks with bosses as firm announces 156 redundancies
Thursday 01 November 2012
Workers at the troubled maker of London black cabs have secured talks with company bosses following a sit-in protest after being told of job losses.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Tarmac is set to close its century-old headquarters in Wolverhampton with the loss of up to 500 jobs.
Friday 26 October 2012
Monday 22 October 2012
The maker of the distinctive London taxi is to appoint administrators after it failed to secure a funding boost from one of its largest shareholders.
Thursday 04 October 2012
Chairman Eddie Mitchell is refusing to be drawn about suggestions Harry Redknapp could take charge of Bournemouth - even if just on a caretaker basis.
Saturday 29 September 2012
Arsenal winger recalls how his dad rose above racial abuse to make it as a top professional
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