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All-Weather Championships Media Release for immediate release, Saturday, January 23, 2021 Mighty Gurkha and Zamaani clash again in Fast-Track Qualifier at Kempton Par

2021/01/24

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All-Weather Championships Media Release

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Mighty Gurkha and Zamaani clash again in Fast-Track Qualifier at Kempton Park

SCOTTISH COLUMN By Gordon Brown

2021/01/24

GRANT COCKBURN is edging close to losing his 3lb allowance after scoring on Broadway Joe at Musselburgh recently.

THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS - Colonel Liam Marches To Pegasus Turf Tally

2021/01/24

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By Alan Carasso

The 2020 campaign of Robert and Lawana Low's Colonel Liam (Liam's Map) picked up steam as it rolled along and the athletic gray colt picked up where he left off Saturday, as he found his way out of a jackpot and into the clear with time ticking away in Saturday's GI Pegasus World Cup Turf and outfinished stablemate Largent (Into Mischief) to win the $1-million event.

HAYDOCK PARK’S GRADE TWO RACES - WINNING TRAINERS HAVE THEIR SAY

2021/01/24

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• Williams faces Festival decision for Royale Pagaille.

• O’Brien has Aintree in mind for Silver Hallmark.

• Skelton not keen on the Betfair Hurdle for Faivoir.

• Navajo Pass not quick enough for Champion Hurdle, says McCain.

BEATEN BUVEUR D’AIR TO GO STRAIGHT TO THE UNIBET CHAMPION HURDLE, SAYS HENDERSON HAYDOCK PARK: Saturday 23rd January

2021/01/24

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Nicky Henderson is adamant that Buveur D’Air remains on course for a bid to reclaim his Unibet Champion Hurdle crown at the Cheltenham Festival in March, despite suffering a surprise defeat to Navajo Pass in The New One Unibet Hurdle.

SCUDAMORE DESCRIBES ROYALE PAGAILLE AS “HELL OF A THRILL” AFTER PETER MARSH HANDICAP CHASE VICTORY HAYDOCK PARK: Saturday 23rd January

2021/01/24

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Tom Scudamore described riding Royale Pagaille as “a hell of a thrill” after the second season novice won the Peter Marsh Handicap Chase to complete a hat-trick of wins for the season and move a step closer to an outing at the Cheltenham Festival.

ANDREWS MAINTAINS UNBEATEN PARTNERSHIP WITH “BRILLIANT” FAIVOIR HAYDOCK PARK: Saturday 23rd January

2021/01/24

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Bridget Andrews maintained her unbeaten record aboard Faivoir, who took his form to new heights with victory in the Sky Bet Supreme Trial Rossington Main Novices’ Hurdle.

SILVER HALLMARK OPENS ACCOUNT OVER FENCES FOR O’BRIEN AND WEDGE HAYDOCK PARK: Saturday 23rd January

2021/01/24

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Silver Hallmark opened his account over fences at the second time of asking with a front running success in the Read Nicky Henderson’s Unibet Blog Novices’ Chase at Haydock Park.

BBC News: First Flow beats Politologue at Ascot to give Kim Bailey first Grade One win in 26 years

2021/01/24

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First Flow (left) proved too strong for Politologue (right)

First Flow won the Clarence House Chase at Ascot to give trainer Kim Bailey his biggest win in 26 years.

BBC News: First Flow beats Politologue in Clarence House Chase at Ascot

2021/01/23

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First Flow (left) proved too strong for Politologue (right)

First Flow claimed a surprise win over Politologue in the Grade One Clarence House Chase at Ascot.

MUSSELBURGH Report By Gordon Brown

2021/01/23

TOMMY’S OSCAR was a wide-margin winner of the feature race at Musselburgh on Friday as Danny McMenamin edged to within two of riding out his 3lb allowance.

ASCOT NEWS - Together More Than Ever

2021/01/23

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At a time where we are all having to stay further apart we want to find new ways to bring us together more than ever.

Over the coming months we will be sharing exciting ways to stay connected with us until we can welcome you back to the world's finest racecourse.

 

MUSSELBURGH preview By Gordon Brown

2021/01/22

TOMMY’S OSCAR was a wide-margin winner of the feature race at Musselburgh on Friday as Danny McMenamin edged to within two of riding out his 3lb allowance.

Additional Flat AWT fixture at Southwell on Tuesday 26 January 2021; additional race at Wolverhampton on same day

2021/01/22

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The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) today confirmed an additional Flat AWT fixture at Southwell on Tuesday 26 January.

The afternoon fixture will be a six-race card with the option of dividing up to eight races if required. Entries will close tomorrow, Saturday 23 January at 12 noon with declarations at the 48-hour stage on Sunday 24 January.

GOFFS OF IRELAND - Iconic Thyestes Chase And €100,000 DRF Bumper Highlight Goffs NH Sponsorships

2021/01/22

Goffs’ National Hunt sponsorship programme for 2021 gets underway next week with the Goffs Thyestes Chase at Gowran Park on Thursday 28 January, followed on Saturday 6 February with the Grade 2 Goffs Future Stars Bumper at the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown.

JOCKEY CLUB NEWS: Round-up of the day's action at Wincanton

2021/01/21

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WINCANTON ROUND-UP: COLEMAN AND MURPHY AT THE DOUBLE, HOULIHAN REDUCES CLAIM AND BRINKLEY BOUNCES BACK

THE JOCKEY CLUB - WINCANTON RACECOURSE - National victory at Wincanton

2021/01/21

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Dawson City demonstrated he remains a force to be reckoned with even at the grand old age of 12 after winning the Somerset National Handicap Chase in tenacious fashion.

Buveur d’Air set to reappear on fantastic card at Haydock Park on Saturday

2021/01/21

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Thursday, 21 January, 2021 – Dual Unibet Champion Hurdle hero Buveur d’Air (Nicky Henderson/Nico de Boinville) is set to make his first appearance since November, 2019 when he lines up in The New One Unibet Hurdle (2m, 3.15pm, 3 runners), one of four G2 contests at Haydock Park on Saturday, 23 January, Peter Marsh Chase Day.

Goffs UK Doncaster January NH Foal Session Rescheduled to August Sale

2021/01/21

Due to the continued COVID-19 restrictions, Goffs UK have taken the decision to postpone the NH Weanling session of the Doncaster January Sale and will instead offer NH Yearlings during a dedicated section of the Doncaster August Sale on 4 – 5 August.

BBC News: David Mullins: Grand National-winning jockey retires from saddle aged 24

2021/01/21

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David Mullins was 19 when he won the 2016 Grand National on Rule The World Grand National-

Mullins, son of trainer Tom and nephew of Irish champion trainer Willie, won the big race at Aintree on Rule The World in 2016.