Favourite beaten after 420 days out with injury as 66-1 shot claims galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdles at Cheltenham
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Friday 24 January 2014
Big Buck’s is back. More than a year after effortlessly extending his unbeaten sequence to 18, the four-time World Hurdle winner returns to Cheltenham for the Cleeve Hurdle on trials day to great fanfare and the delight of everyone connected with the sport.
Friday 17 January 2014
The heart may want Somersby to win Saturday's Clarence House Chase at Ascot as a timely tribute to Terry Biddlecombe, who died two weekends ago. But the head says Sire De Grugy.
Saturday 11 January 2014
From South Africa to Argentina, England to Dubai, Australia to the US
Wednesday 08 January 2014
An exhibition at the British Museum will show that Cold War-era ideas on China’s past gave a short-sighted view of the country
Sunday 05 January 2014
Terry Biddlecombe, the three-times champion jump jockey who in later life was associated with the triple Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Best Mate, died on Sunday, aged 72.
Sunday 15 December 2013
As fascinating as the emergence of fresh equine talent to watch is the blossoming of one of the human elements of the centaur partnership, and yesterday’s programme at Cheltenham presented both.
Monday 02 December 2013
Jezki threw his hat into the ring for this season’s Champion Hurdle with a solid if unspectacular victory in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.
BHA to investigate incident between Timmy Murphy and fellow jockey after he was reportedly involved in a weighing room altercation
Saturday 30 November 2013
British Horseracing Authority confirmed that an inquiry will be held after 'further information came to light'
Saturday 16 November 2013
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Friday 15 November 2013
There can come a time in a young chaser’s career when everything is in place for the first big win. For Johns Spirit, Jonjo O’Neill’s attractively weighted runner in this afternoon’s Paddy Power Gold Cup, the centrepiece of Cheltenham’s three-day Open Meeting, that time is now.
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Tony McCoy is closing in on his 4,000th winner as he moved to within one of the landmark total by steering Minella For Steak to victory at Chepstow.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
If ever there was a species born to show jump, it's the rabbit - and here, in a GIF currently topping the Reddit hot chart, one fine young cottontail shows the other bunnies how it's done.
Sunday 13 October 2013
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Jockey Martin Dwyer is looking to put a distressing year behind him today when he will ask a disciplinary hearing at the British Horseracing Authority for the 56-day ban imposed on him in India not to be applied in this country.
Sunday 06 October 2013
Unbeaten filly surges clear of high-class field to give trainer second win and frustrate Japan
Actress isn't a fan of Ed Miliband
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Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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