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Nov 22

Talking Horses: Hooray for declaring wind ops, whether they work or not

Racing’s ruling body has come up with another punter-friendly initiative, for all that we’ll have to work hard to make good use of itIt’s great to learn that wind ops will have to be declared in the future and the British Horseracing Authority is due p…

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Nov 20

Ex-footballer Owen prepares for first race at Ascot

The 37-year-old has lost over a stone in weight and is preparing for his first race at Ascot.

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Nov 19

Faugheen wins Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown under Paul Townend

Faugheen returns from a lengthy absence to win the Morgiana Hurdle under Paul Townend at Punchestown.

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Nov 18

Ruby Walsh breaks leg in fall from Let’s Dance at Punchestown

Jockey Ruby Walsh breaks his right leg in a fall from Let’s Dance at Punchestown.

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Nov 18

BetVictor Gold Cup: Splash of Ginge is surprise winner at Cheltenham

Outsider Splash of Ginge earns a surprise win to claim the BetVictor Gold Cup at Cheltenham.

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Nov 16

Talking Horses: ruing the missing evidence in the Hughie Morrison case

It has been reported that potentially vital CCTV evidence from a racecourse will not be available at the high-profile hearingIt was reported at the weekend, and has since gone unchallenged by the British Horseracing Authority, that the Hughie Morrison …

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Nov 14

Cartier Racing Awards 2017: Enable named Horse of the Year

Enable is named Horse of the Year at the 2017 Cartier Racing Awards in London

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Nov 13

MP alleges ‘basic’ failures in BHA’s handling of Hughie Morrison case

• Richard Benyon says BHA has not provided necessary information to trainer• BHA says its investigation processes are ‘fair, open and transparent’A Conservative MP has expressed serious concern over the way racing’s ruling body conducts investigations …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/13/mp-bha-concerns-hughie-morrison-case

Nov 13

Sam Twiston-Davies: Jockey breaks elbow in Sandown fall

Jockey Sam Twiston-Davies will be out of action at least until the beginning of December after breaking his elbow in a fall at Sandown.

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Nov 12

Might Bite wins on return at Sandown; Apple’s Jade triumphs at Navan

Might Bite returns with an easy win in the Future Stars Intermediate Chase at Sandown under Nico de Boinville.

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Nov 09

Australian jockey Caboche suspended for punching horse

Dylan Caboche receives a two-week penalty for striking the animal’s ribs before a race.

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Nov 08

Cue Card: Jockey Paddy Brennan replaced by Harry Cobden

Popular steeplechaser Cue Card’s long-term jockey Paddy Brennan is to be replaced by 19-year-old Harry Cobden.

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Nov 08

Questions raised over whether David Evans breached training licence

• Acceptance of enhanced odds from Ladbrokes not challenged at hearing• BHA says inquiry was about betting activity not relationship with bookmakerDavid Evans appears to have breached a condition of his training licence in accepting enhanced odds from …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/nov/08/questions-raised-over-whether-david-evans-breached-training-licence-ladbrokes-bha

Nov 07

Melbourne Cup: Rekindling wins Australia’s famous race

Irish trainer Joseph O’Brien’s horse dramatically beats his father Aidan’s Johannes Vermeer into second.

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Nov 06

David Evans fined £3,000 in curious case of Black Dave and Tango Sky

• Trainer doomed himself in conversation when placing bet with Ladbrokes• Evans describes British Horseracing Authority’s fine as ‘very lenient’David Evans described as “very lenient” the fine of £3,000 meted out to him by racing’s ruling body after th…

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Nov 05

Gun Runner cruises to victory in Breeders’ Cup Classic

Gun Runner, ridden by Florent Geroux, leads from the start to win the lucrative Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar.

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