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Gold Cup winner Denman put to sleep aged 18

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Denman has died at the age of 18, champion trainer Paul Nicholls has said. Denman won the 2008 Gold Cup, beating previous winner and rival Kauto Star by seven lengths, and retired in 2011. The decision ...

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Golfer hits first hole-in-one aged 93 during last ever round

If you were going to play your last round of golf at the age of 93, registering your first hole-in-one during it would be a fitting finale. That was the case for Ohio native Ben Bender at his local course, ...

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Former racehorse trainer and Grand National winner Barons dies aged 81

Former trainer David Barons, who saddled the 1991 Grand National winner Seagram, has died at the age of 81. Seagram was one of a string of top horses he imported from New Zealand. He also enjoyed back-to-back wins in the ...

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Former racehorse trainer and Grand National winner Barons dies aged 81

Former trainer David Barons, who saddled the 1991 Grand National winner Seagram, has died at the age of 81. Seagram was one of a string of top horses he imported from New Zealand. He also enjoyed back-to-back wins in the ...

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Malcolm Jefferson: Cheltenham Festival winning trainer dies aged 71

Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer Malcolm Jefferson has died aged 71 after a long illness. His daughter Ruth has taken over the training licence at the family’s stables in Malton, North Yorkshire. Jefferson was the first British trainer to win the Champion ...

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Malcolm Jefferson: Cheltenham Festival winning trainer dies aged 71

Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer Malcolm Jefferson has died aged 71 after a long illness. His daughter Ruth has taken over the training licence at the family’s stables in Malton, North Yorkshire. Jefferson was the first British trainer to win the Champion ...

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Richard Woollacott: Racehorse trainer dies aged 40

Tributes have been paid to racehorse trainer Richard Woollacott, who has died aged 40. The former champion point-to-point rider saddled Beer Goggles to win the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury last month. Beer Goggles, star of Woollacott’s Devon-based string, is ...

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Former England and Blackpool captain Armfield dies aged 82

Football legend Jimmy Armfield has died at the age of 82 following a battle with cancer, Blackpool FC has confirmed. Armfield made a club record 627 appearances for the Seasiders, was capped 43 times by England, and went on to ...

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Dan Gurney: Pioneering F1 driver dies aged 86

Dan Gurney, one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers of the 1960s and a towering figure in motorsport, has died aged 86. The American was the first to spray champagne on the podium, and the first to wear a full-face ...

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Dan Gurney: Pioneering F1 driver dies aged 86

Dan Gurney, one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers of the 1960s and a towering figure in motorsport, has died aged 86. The American was the first to spray champagne on the podium, and the first to wear a full-face ...

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