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Saturday 30 April 2011
Saturday 23 April 2011
Laura Collett came of age at the Badminton Horse Trials yesterday with a memorable debut performance on board Rayef.
Monday 11 April 2011
Balloons in the colours of Trevor Hemmings were tied to the stable gates yesterday morning, and it seemed as though the whole Cheshire landscape was conspiring in the celebrations. Yellow daffodils lined the lanes of the Cholmondeley estate; white clouds of blackthorn flared along the hedges; and green swathes of pasture glistened in the warm sunshine. In every direction, horses grazed peacefully; others peered out of their cool stalls across the cobbled yard. And here – his coat and eye unclouded by what he had achieved, and endured, the day before – was the winner of the most famous steeplechase on the planet. God, surely, was in his heaven, and all right with the world.
Sunday 10 April 2011
The spectacle became as unsparing as the task. To see Jason Maguire enter the winner's enclosure on foot, carrying his saddle, was to know that none of these horses had anything left to give. They had been asked the hardest of questions, and could now leave it to their masters to come up with a few answers of their own.
Sunday 10 April 2011
Saturday 09 April 2011
Ballabriggs was an emotional winner of the John Smith's Grand National for Donald McCain, son of Aintree legend Ginger McCain, the trainer of Red Rum.
Sunday 13 March 2011
Ricky Burns underscored his growing reputation to be ranked among Scotland's finest fighting men with a second successful defence of his WBO world super-featherweight title at the Braehead Arena in his home town Glasgow last night.
Friday 04 March 2011
A 14-year-old girl has run away from home and may be with a man she met on the internet, police said today.
Saturday 26 February 2011
Sunday 02 January 2011
Wednesday 15 December 2010
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- 5 Japan cracks down on leaks after scandal of Fukushima nuclear power plant