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Towcester racecourse: Racing expected to return after sale of assets

Racing is expected to return to Towcester in 2019 after administrators announce they have sold assets.

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Watch: Jogging jockey narrowly avoids serious injury on course

Teenage jockey Evan Daly was lucky to escape serious injury as he obliviously jogged around a course as racehorses sped towards him at Navan, Republic of Ireland.

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Jockey Evan Daly narrowly avoids serious injury while jogging on Navan course

A teenage jockey was lucky to escape serious injury as he obliviously jogged around a course as racehorses sped towards him.

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Bryony Frost: Wincanton win on Present Man completes five-timer for Paul Nicholls

Bryony Frost wins the Badger Ales Trophy for the second year running on Present Man as trainer Paul Nicholls enjoys five victories at Wincanton.

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Ruby Walsh: Jockey falls at last fence on Saldier and Footpad

Jockey Ruby Walsh falls at the last fence while riding the favourite in consecutive races at Naas Racecourse.

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Horse wins after 55-race losing run – at 80/1

L’es Fremantle triumphs at odds of 80-1 in a race at Market Rasen after being beaten in all of his previous outings.

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How fit do you have to be to be a jockey?

BBC Sport’s Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes is tested at the British Racing School to find out how fit you have to be to become a jockey.

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BHA ‘monitoring’ whip-less races after debut in South Africa

Trials of whip-less races in South Africa are being “monitored with interest”, the British Horse Racing Authority says.

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Melbourne win caps ‘dream’ year for trainer Appleby

Charlie Appleby savours an “amazing” 2018 after becoming the first British trainer to win the Melbourne Cup.

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Melbourne Cup: Cross Counter first British-trained horse to win Australia’s famous race

Cross Counter makes history by becoming the first British-trained racehorse to win the Melbourne Cup.

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The Cliffsofmoher dies after Melbourne Cup injury

Last year’s Derby runner-up The Cliffsofmoher suffers a fatal injury in the Melbourne Cup won by Cross Counter.

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Douvan set to miss season after suffering another injury setback

Willie Mullins says his leading chaser Douvan is likely to miss all of this season after suffering another injury setback.

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Melbourne Cup: British horses bid to finally win Australia’s ‘race that stops a nation’

Could a British-trained horse finally win the Melbourne Cup? And would it result in one owner celebrating in a thong? Cornelius Lysaght reports.

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Breeders’ Cup Turf: Enable becomes first Arc winner to triumph at a Breeders’ Cup race

Enable becomes the first Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner to follow up with success at a Breeders’ Cup fixture.

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Road to Respect wins Champion Chase at Down Royal

Last year’s runner-up Road to Respect, ridden by Sean Flanagan, goes one better in this year’s big race at Down Royal.

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Down Royal Festival: Scottish raider Bedrock shocks Cheltenham favourite Samcro

Samcro is beaten on day one of the Down Royal Festival as Scottish raider Bedrock earns a 12-1 victory in the WKD Hurdle.

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