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Progressive Type Set To Take Mares’ Hurdle

The going is heavy at Sandown today and the ability to go on, it plus staying power to get up the finishing straight hill are necessary characteristics to look for in the search for winners. CROSSGALESFAMEGAME contests the...

Williams Novice To Show Benefit Of Gentle Introduction

Venetia Williams tends to buy horses that fit a traditional National Hunt profile of being natural jumpers, having an affinity with soft ground and possessing at least some staying ability, and she turns out a horse today that...

‘Reformed’ Rascal ready to challenge for Vase victory

William Haggas believes Young Rascal is a “reformed character” ahead of his bid for glory in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase. The son of Intello was considered a serious contender for last year’s Investec Derby at Epsom following trial success...

Defi Du Seuil tops eight in Tingle Creek test

Defi Du Seuil, Politologue and Un De Sceaux are among eight runners declared for the Betfair Tingle Creek at Sandown. The Philip Hobbs-trained Defi Du Seuil is the marginal favourite for Saturday’s Grade One feature, having beaten Politologue by...

Arthur back in Aintree action in Becher contest

Lucinda Russell’s 2017 Grand National winner One For Arthur is one of 18 runners in Saturday’s Randox Health Becher Handicap Chase at Aintree. Injury has hampered the 10-year-old since his finest hour and he has been restricted to just...

Sams Profile closes on return

Mouse Morris hopes to have Sams Profile back on the racecourse either during or just after the busy Christmas period. The five-year-old mixed it at the very highest level as a novice hurdler last season, filling the runner-up spot...

Storyteller back to winning ways in Clonmel feature

Cheltenham and Punchestown Festival hero The Storyteller rediscovered the winning trail in the feature Jim Strang & Sons Kilsheelan (Peugeot) Hurdle at Clonmel. Gordon Elliott’s charge won the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival...

Three miles could suit Samcro better – Elliott

Gordon Elliott has suggested Samcro could be suited by stepping up to three miles. The much-talked-about seven-year-old departed two fences from the finish in the Drinmore Novice Chase on Sunday, when going well upsides eventual winner Fakir D’oudairies. While he...

Rowe and Davies take aim at Sandown prize

Richard Rowe is looking to provide James Davies with a notable success when Up The Straight takes his chance in the Ballymore Winter Novices’ Hurdle at Sandown on Friday. Davies’ sole victory at Grade Two level in Britain came...

City Island set for eagerly-awaited fencing bow at Christmas

Cheltenham Festival hero City Island has been pencilled in to make his debut over fences at Leopardstown later this month. The six-year-old provided Grand National-winning trainer Martin Brassil with his first success at the showpiece meeting at Prestbury Park...

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The attacking prowess of Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood highlighted

Mason Greenwood proved Thursday night’s Europa League hero for Manchester United after he popped up late in the second half with a superb...

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