A roll call of the early winners of the Hennessy Gold Cup reads like a Who’s Who of steeplechasing legends: Mandarin, Taxidermist, Stalbridge Colonist, Mill House and, of course, Arkle, who twice made light of 12st 7lb in the mid-Sixties.
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Thursday 14 November 2013
The first day of Cheltenham's Open Meeting features a race commemorating the owner who made the fixture's centrepiece his own for so long and the chaser who this autumn has come to represent his equine legacy.
Thursday 03 October 2013
Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft in the mid-seventies and went on to build the business into a software behemoth that shaped the digital lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Monday 16 September 2013
The laces are designed to help make a stand against homophobia
Thursday 29 August 2013
Paddy Power beats the odds
Tuesday 27 August 2013
All those new business start-ups that the Government keeps promoting need new homes, and the likes of Regus have been providing them with just that.
Sunday 04 August 2013
Andy Murray’s historic victory at Wimbledon cost British bookmakers £15m, according to Ladbrokes.
Spin Doctor Who? Thick of It's Peter Capaldi remains favourite to replace Matt Smith ahead of Sunday's announcement
Friday 02 August 2013
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Announcement puts end to weeks of speculation as bookies' favourite comes through
Tuesday 23 July 2013
George remains the firm favourite as thousands head to place bets on the name chosen by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Monday 22 July 2013
Spanish newspaper claim the deal is already done for Martino to replace Tito Vilanova at the Nou Camp
Monday 22 July 2013
While Alexandra, Victoria and James top the list of likely Royal baby names – Ladbrokes are also offering odds on Tulisa at 500/1, Chardonnay at 250/1 and Barack at 200/1.
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