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Racing Post news quiz: the week that was

Captain Guy Disney made history this week, but who was he riding? (Q9)  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)     4:35PM 12 MAR 2017  1 Which Grand National winning jockey trained the winner of the grandnational2017.com Novice Handicap Hurdle at Southwell on Monday? A Neil MulhollandB Nigel HawkeC David DennisD Richard Rowe 2 Which former England footballer this week announced plans to ride ...

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Sole Power: has been retired, but how many times did he win a Group 1?  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)  Barely a day goes by without big news stories breaking, among them the seismic, controversial and downright wacky. Catch up on your week in news in our quickfire quiz. Questions 1 Star sprinter Sole Power was retired by trainer Eddie Lynam this ...

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Acapella Bourgeois: was hit hard by the handicapper, but how hard?  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)  Barely a day goes by without big news stories breaking, among them the seismic, controversial and downright wacky. Catch up on your week in news in our quickfire quiz. Questions 1. Acapella Bourgeois hit the headlines with a 32-length rout in the Ten Up Novice Chase ...

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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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Racing Post news quiz: the week that was | Horse Racing |

Michael O’Leary: not happy with the Grand National weights  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)  Barely a day goes by without big news stories breaking, among them the seismic, controversial and downright wacky. Catch up on your week in news in our quickfire quiz. Questions 1. The weights for this year’s Randox Health Grand National were revealed on Tuesday at a special event, ...

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Saturday highlights: all the news and big winners

Altior put in a spectacular round of jumping to win at Newbury   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 6:00PM 11 FEB 2017  With the Cheltenham Festival looming, a host of big guns were fired at Newbury and elsewhere on a day when the temperatures were freezing but the action was red hot. Here is how a fantastic afternoon ...

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Saturday digest: news and results round-up

Many Clouds and Thistlecrack do battle before a tragic conclusion   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Mark Scully 6:26pM 28 JAN 2017  CHELTENHAM hosted a sensational nine-race card, with Doncaster also serving up a fascinating support offering on a day loaded with Cheltenham Festival clues but one that will ultimately be remembered for the sad loss of Many Clouds. Here is ...

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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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