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Ashforth's Angles: Weighty issue for Radsoc De Sivola | Horse Racing News |

John Cornwall: trains Radsoc De Sivola  PICTURE:James Burn   By David Ashforth 6:02PM 5 MAR 2017  IF RADSOC DE SIVOLA wins the grandnational2017.com Chase at Southwell (2.00) will it be a record weight carrying performance? Not the biggest weight that’s ever been carried but the weight furthest out of the handicap. Radsoc De Sivola has a long handicap weight of 6st 13lb ...

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Yorkhill faces another schooling session after jumping blip | Horse Racing News |

Yorkhill (left of front two) is put through his paces by Ruby Walsh  PICTURE:Alain Barr (racingpost.com/photos)   By Tony O’Hehir 7:49PM 5 MAR 2017  WILLIE MULLINS plans to give Yorkhill another schooling session after the JLT Chase favourite raised eyebrows with a mixed round of jumping after racing at Leopardstown on Sunday. Yorkhill, winner of both his chase starts, had jumped markedly left ...

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Weighed In: the best and worst of the weekend racing | Horse Racing News |

Joao Moreira: rider stole the show at Sha Tin  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   Collated by James Burn 7:00PM 5 MAR 2017  In our new Sunday column, we take a sideways look at the best and worst moments from the weekend’s racing Performance of the weekend They don’t call him Magic Man for nothing. That’s right, step forward Joao Moreira. The Brazilian ...

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Miracle sit from McGarvey seals Leopardstown victory | Horse Racing News |

Great Field and Jody McGarvey peck after the last  PICTURE:Alain Barr (racingpost.com/photos)   By James Burn 4:26PM 5 MAR 2017  GREAT FIELD justified favouritism in a Leopardstown novice chase when scoring by eight lengths on Sunday, but it was not as straightforward as the bare result suggests with jockey Jody McGarvey producing a minor miracle to stay on board after the last. ...

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Hong Kong: Joao Moreira stuns Sha Tin with record eight wins | Horse Racing News |

Joao Moreira: had previously ridden six winners on two occasions  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Peter Scargill 9:55AM 5 MAR 2017  Hong Kong: Joao Moreira elevated his already sky-high reputation even further on Sunday as he broke his record for winners on a single card not once, but twice as he secured eight wins at Sha Tin. Moreira, 32, had already become the first ...

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Five things we learned from Saturday's racing

Definitly Red (near): looks like a true Grand National contender  PICTURE:Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)   By Peter Scargill 11:06AM 5 MAR 2017  1. Definitly Red looks a serious Grand National contenderReally what is there not to like about this horse for the Randox Health Grand National? He is as strong a stayer as you will find, is a safe and solid jumper of ...

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Joao Moreira stuns Sha Tin with record eight wins

Joao Moreira: had previously ridden six winners on two occasions  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Peter Scargill 9:55AM 5 MAR 2017  Hong Kong: Joao Moreira elevated his already sky-high reputation even further on Sunday as he broke his record for winners on a single card not once, but twice as he secured eight wins at Sha Tin. Moreira, 32, had already become the first ...

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Hong Kong: Moreira equals own record with six winners

Joao Moreira: seeking a seventh winner at Sha Tin  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Peter Scargill 8:45AM 5 MAR 2017  Hong Kong: Joao Moreira equalled his own record for winners on a single card at Sha Tin on Sunday as he rode six winners, the third time he has achieved that feat. Moreira, 32, is known as ‘Magic Man’ in Hong Kong, and ...

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Cabbies plan to bring Liverpool 'to its knees' at National

Cabbies plan to strike on ladies’ day and National Saturday  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By Lee Mottershead 12:36PM 4 MAR 2017  TRAFFIC problems ought not be an issue for those competing in the sport’s supreme stamina test but they could pose some difficulties to those trying to watch it after Liverpool’s taxi drivers vowed to block roads in and out of Liverpool ...

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Lucky pensioner turns 20p bet into 457,000

Doncaster, where the final leg of the lucky punter’s bet came in  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By Keith Melrose 1:11PM 4 MAR 2017  A RETIRED accountant was celebrating on Friday after a 10p each-way six-fold spread across Lingfield, Doncaster and Newbury landed him a return of £457,067.52. The lucky punter, who has expressed a wish to remain anonymous but is said to ...

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