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The Saturday Briefing: news, going and non-runners

Frodon: is in action in the four runner Grade 2 Pendil Novices’ Chase  PICTURE:Getty Images   By David Milnes 10:12AM 25 FEB 2017  THERE is something for everyone in Britain and Ireland today with jumps fans well served by the presence of Triumph Hurdle contenders including Charli Parcs, Dinaria Des Obeaux and Landofhopeandglory at Kempton and Fairyhouse. RELATED LINKS In contrast to ...

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The Saturday Briefing: betting, going and non-runners

The Betfair Ascot Chase is the Grade 1 highlight on Saturday  PICTURE:Steve Dennis   By Lee Mottershead 9:05AM 18 FEB 2017  ANY day when whose star attraction is arguably the most popular horse in training has to be a good day. Today is such a day. The marvellous and still mighty veteran that is Cue Card took the Betfair Ascot Chase four ...

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The Sunday Briefing: latest going and market movers | Horse Racing |

Musselburgh: track stages second day of Cheltenham trials meeting   PICTURE: John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)    By Bruce Jackson 9:07AM 5 FEB 2017  IS 13 going to be unlucky? That is the question for today’s star attraction Douvan in the BoyleSports Tied Cottage Chase as he bids to make it an unblemished 13 since joining Willie Mullins from France. Musselburgh hosts Cup ...

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The Saturday Briefing: betting, going and nons | Horse Racing |

Sandown: stages the Scilly Isles Novices’ Chase and Contenders Hurdle   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Andrew Dietz 8:55AM 4 FEB 2017  FROM Surrey to Scotland, there are exciting contests at every turn on a day certain to serve up some significant Cheltenham Festival pointers. Buveur D’Air goes on trial for the Champion Hurdle in the Contenders Hurdle at Sandown, ...

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The Briefing: key betting news, going and non-runners

Vibrato Valtat: popular in the market for the 2.05 at Kempton   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Jon Lees 8:35AM 14 JAN 2017  RACING has beaten the elements to deliver a full programme of fixtures. The Betfred Classic at Warwick and 32Red Lanzarote Hurdle at Kempton could provide the highlights from the best of the action, which will be shown ...

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The Briefing: Key betting news, going and non-runners

It is 32Red Tolworth Hurdle day at Sandown   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By David Milnes 9:47AM 7 JAN 2017  THERE is a new home for racing today on ITV4 with the 32Red Tolworth Novices’ Hurdle (2.35) the highlight on a card at Sandown that also includes the final of the Veterans’ Chase series. Colin Tizzard and Paul Nicholls are ...

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The Briefing: key betting news, going and non-runners

Cheltenham: track’s card starts at 12.15   PICTURE: Getty Images    By James Burn 8:21AM 1 JAN 2017  PLENTY of attention will be on ITV, whose racing coverage begins today, but those looking on should not forget some of the sport’s greatest characters have never held a microphone. Cheltenham’s meeting is the pick of the action and the BetBright Dipper Novices’ ...

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The Briefing: key betting news, going and non-runners

Newbury: stages the Challow Hurdle at 1.50   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Lee Mottershead 8:44AM 31 DEC 2016  A SPECTACULAR Saturday this may not be, but there is still Grade 1 action to enjoy with Newbury’s programme highlighted by the Betfred-backed Challow Hurdle. The novices’ prize has been won by some high-class performers and this year, as usual, it ...

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The Briefing: key betting news, going and non-runners

Nichols Canyon: bidding to defend his Ryanair Hurdle crown   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 8:45AM 29 DEC 2016  LEOPARDSTOWN’S Christmas festival draws to a close with even more Grade 1 action, as Nichols Canyon bids to retain his Ryanair Hurdle crown. His trainer, Willie Mullins, has enjoyed a sensational festive period and Andrea and Graham Wylie’s charge ...

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The briefing: key betting news, going and non-runners

Valseur Lido: could press Gold Cup claims with Lexus win   PICTURE: Alain Barr (racingpost.com/photos)    By david baxter  8:45AM 28 DEC 2016  THE festive action rolls on, with day three of Leopardstown’s four-day Christmas festival providing a brace of Grade 1 highlights. Thistlecrack laid down a mighty marker for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup with his King George victory, ...

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