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Thistlecrack 'still out' says Tizzard after Betfair move | Horse Racing News |

Thistlecrack: suffered a season-ending tendon injury  PICTURE:Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)   By Tony McFadden 7:21PM 27 FEB 2017  COLIN TIZZARD all but ruled out the prospect of Thistlecrack making a sensational return into the Gold Cup picture after the King George winner shortened dramatically on Betfair. Ante-post favourite Thistlecrack had been matched at odds as high as 989-1 after it was revealed that ...

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Supreme favourite Melon drifting on Betfair | Horse Racing News |

Melon: was the 4-1 favourite for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   By Stuart Riley 11:32AM 25 FEB 2017  MELON, favourite for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, was on the drift on Betfair on Saturday morning, with his price more than doubling to 11 (10-1) from 5 (4-1). The shift in price on the Willie Mullins-trained novice, an impressive ...

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Ballyandy edges out Movewiththetimes in Betfair Hurdle

Ballyandy (right) jumps the last with Movewiththetimes   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Bruce Jackson 1:06PM 11 FEB 2017  Report: Newbury, Saturday Betfair Hurdle (Grade 3) 2m69yd, 4yo+ BALLYANDY won a titanic duel with Movewiththetimes after they turned the usually competitive handicap hurdle into a match halfway up the home straight. Last year’s Weatherbys Champion Bumper winner had left his ...

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What they say: Betfair Hurdle connections

Ballyandy: “Two weeks ago I thought nothing could beat him”   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)   Newbury stages Britain’s richest handicap hurdle on Saturday with 16 runners on course for the Betfair Hurdle. What they say Nicky Henderson, trainer of HargamHe’s in good form but it’s unfortunate the weights have gone up. The top of the handicap is not a ...

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Bomb scare at Newbury day before Betfair Hurdle

Newbury racecourse: hosted bomb disposal officers on Friday   PICTURE: Getty Images    By David Carr 5:52PM 10 FEB 2017  NO COURSE welcomes the arrival of bomb disposal officers but Newbury officials were able to laugh off a scare on the eve of the Betfair Hurdle meeting. The alarm was raised after a suspect object was discovered on the David Wilson ...

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Consul De Thaix ruled out of 16-runner Betfair | Horse Racing |

Nicky Henderson: confirmed Altior for Newbury on Saturday   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Andrew Dietz 9:18AM 9 FEB 2017  CONSUL DE THAIX, a leading fancy at 8-1 for Saturday’s Betfair Hurdle, has been ruled out of the race by Nicky Henderson. RELATED LINKS The trainer said: “He’s got a bit of filling on a hind leg and he was sore ...

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US election result costs Paddy Power Betfair 5 million

Paddy Power Betfair: revenue still rose despite punter-friendly results   PICTURE: Unknown    By David Baxter 7:33AM 23 JAN 2017  DONALD TRUMP’S shock US presidential election win cost Paddy Power Betfair £5 million, as the firm revealed their post close trading update results on Monday. The surprise result was one of several punter-friendly outcomes for the three-month period ending December 31, ...

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Revenue up but Paddy Power Betfair hit by adverse results

Paddy Power Betfair: revenue still rose despite punter-friendly results   PICTURE: Unknown    By David Baxter 7:33AM 23 JAN 2017  DONALD TRUMP’S shock US presidential election win cost Paddy Power Betfair £5 million, as the firm revealed their post close trading update results on Monday. The surprise result was one of several punter-friendly outcomes for the three-month period ending December 31, ...

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'Well-handicapped' Clyne set for Betfair Hurdle

Clyne (centre) between The New One (left) and L’Ami Serge   PICTURE: Getty Images    By David Baxter 12:03pM 22 JAN 2017  EVAN WILLIAMS is looking to build on Clyne’s fine second in Haydock’s Champion Hurdle trial by tackling the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury next month. The seven-year-old had shown progressive form in handicaps before his run in the Grade 2, but ...

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