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UK snow: Saracens v Clermont Auvergne & four WSL 1 games off, horse racing postponed

Media playback is not supported on this device Saracens’ Champions Cup match against Clermont Auvergne at Allianz Park has been postponed after succumbing to the wintry conditions in the UK. The club say the game is off because of the ...

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Sizing John wins John Durkan on track return at Punchestown

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John claimed an impressive victory on his return to the track in the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown. The 2-1 shot, ridden by Robbie Power and trained by Jessica Harrington, made a mistake at ...

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Highland Reel marks farewell with win in Hong Kong

Highland Reel ended his career by winning the Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin under jockey Ryan Moore. The victory extended trainer Aidan O’Brien’s world record tally of Group One wins in a year to 28. In his last start ...

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Blaklion wins Becher Chase, Politologue takes Tingle Creek

Blaklion delivered a statement of intent for next year’s Grand National with an impressive nine-length victory in the Becher Chase at Aintree. Gavin Sheehan rode the 7-4 favourite, trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies, to a record sixth victory in the race. ...

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Aintree & Chepstow racing on but snow hits Scottish football

Media playback is not supported on this device Saturday’s racing at Aintree, Sandown and Chepstow is going ahead despite weather warnings for snow and ice across large parts of the UK. Conditions are expected to ease through Saturday, with the ...

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Peter Walwyn: Former champion trainer dies at 84

Former champion trainer Peter Walwyn has died at the age of 84. Walwyn enjoyed success with Grundy, which won the Derby at Epsom in 1975 as well as the Irish Derby and Irish 2000 Guineas. Grundy went on to defeat ...

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Toast of New York returns with a win after three years out

Jamie Osborne’s Toast Of New York returned from a three-year absence with victory at Lingfield. The six-year-old, winner of the 2014 UAE Derby, had not raced since finishing second by a nose in the Breeders’ Cup Classic of 2014. After ...

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Hayley Turner: Jockey charged with breach of betting rules

Jockey Hayley Turner is to face a British Horseracing Authority inquiry for a breach of betting rules. British flat racing’s most successful female jockey is said to be “devastated and deeply embarrassed” after staking 164 bets – making a profit ...

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Jockey Willy Twiston-Davies retires at 23

Jockey Willy Twiston-Davies has decided to retire from horse racing at the age of 23, despite being cleared to return to the saddle after injury. Twiston-Davies, who is the son of trainer Nigel, broke two vertebrae and two ribs in ...

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Ladbrokes Trophy: Total Recall becomes first Irish-trained winner since 1980

Total Recall thrillingly reeled in and passed Whisper in the closing stages to win the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury. The 9-2 favourite, ridden by Paul Townend and trained by Willie Mullins, is the first Irish-trained horse to win the event, ...

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