Last season’s Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up Sir Des Champs will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a tendon injury.
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Tuesday 28 December 2010
So that's why they call it the Turf. The thaw may have arrived just too late for the big holiday fixture at Kempton, but yesterday it disclosed a mysterious green surface at several other venues. Ffos Las is all set to restore jump racing to Britain this afternoon, and there is a decent chance that Leopardstown's Christmas meeting, a critical crossroads in the Irish season, will finally get off the ground as well.
Friday 24 December 2010
Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay $10 million to the family of four people killed in a runaway Lexus crash that led to recalls of millions of the automaker's vehicles, attorneys said today.
Monday 29 November 2010
Emerging hurdling talent Peddlers Cross, who took the scalp of Binocular on Saturday on his first venture into the senior ranks, is unlikely to cross swords with the reigning king again until the Champion Hurdle. The new kid on the block will skip the next date on the top-level domestic two-mile circuit, next month's Christmas Hurdle at Kempton, in favour of the Grade Two trial at Haydock in January.
Sunday 28 November 2010
Wednesday 17 November 2010
Tom George, trainer of the Betfair Chase third favourite Nacarat, is relishing the dashing grey's return to the top level in Saturday's Grade One feature at Haydock. The nine-year-old warmed up for his meeting with Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Imperial Commander with a convincing victory at Wetherby last month and has, apparently, been sparkling at home since.
Sunday 10 October 2010
Saturday 10 July 2010
Rothbury breathed a sigh of relief today as the tension of the traumatic past five days eased away.
Tuesday 06 July 2010
Armed police were scouring miles of countryside today as the net closed in on suspected killer Raoul Moat.
Monday 05 July 2010
Toyota started recalling Lexus and Crown luxury vehicles in Japan over an engine defect in the latest setback for the car manufacturer beset with quality problems.
Friday 02 July 2010
Toyota issued yet another wave of recalls yesterday over engine faults that could affect up to 270,000 of its premium Lexus vehicles worldwide. The scare, which could hit as many as 3,200 British drivers, is just the latest technical hitch to hit the beleaguered Japanese manufacturer.
Thursday 01 July 2010
A fault that might lead to engine problems has been found in some Lexus cars, including more than 3,000 in the UK, the firm's parent company Toyota said today.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
Toyota said today it will recall 4,500 Lexus vehicles in Japan to fix a computerised steering problem, with another 7,000 vehicles overseas also likely affected.
Monday 17 May 2010
Lexus has announced a series of improvements to its luxury hybrid GS range. Volvo-style pre-crash braking systems have been added to the existing pre-crash seatbelt and brake assist systems, along with "active" anti-whiplash head restraints.
Monday 17 May 2010
Guilt-racked Victoria Cross winner Johnson Beharry told today how he tried to kill himself by driving into a lamppost at 100mph.
Friday 07 May 2010
Infiniti has announced prices for its first diesel model, a variant of the FX SUV. The entry-level FX30d GT will cost £45,150, a premium of just £200 over the cheapest petrol model in the range, the FX37 GT.
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