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Champion two-year-old honours for Churchill

8:25am 24 Jan 2017

Red-hot Qipco 2,000 Guineas favourite Churchill has been confirmed European champion two-year-old, just as his stable-companion Air Force Blue was 12 months ago but with a 2lb lower rating of 122.

USA: Chrome owner confuses crowd with bizarre award speech

2:29pm 23 Jan 2017

As acceptance speeches go Perry Martin's ticked the box for being memorable, but the owner's bizarre rambling address after picking up the award for California Chrome being crowned Horse of the Year will be remembered for all the wrong reasons.

Ladbrokes take over sponsorship of Gold Cup at Newbury

12:19pm 23 Jan 2017

LADBROKES have been confirmed as the new sponsor of the race formerly known as the Hennessy, signalling the end of longest sponsorship deal in British racing history.

US election result costs Paddy Power Betfair £5 million

Paddy Power Betfair
7:10am 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.

Jade on course for battle with Annie at Punchestown

Apple's Jade and Bryan Cooper
7:01am 23 Jan 2017

APPLE'S JADE could be poised for a mouthwatering clash with Annie Power at Punchestown after Gordon Elliott confirmed that the race Willie Mullins' superstar won last year en route to Champion Hurdle glory is a likely target.

Leopardstown: Yorkhill wins without coming off the bridle

2:16pm 22 Jan 2017

YORKHILL justified his position at the head of the JLT market with a bloodless display, winning without coming off the bridle under Ruby Walsh at odds of 1-5.

'Well-handicapped' Clyne set for Betfair Hurdle

Clyne centre between The New One left and L'Ami Serge
11:03am 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.

Consternation as Haydock and Navan races clash

5:21pm 21 Jan 2017

ON A day when two meetings were lost, it might be hoped that fans watching at home could see all British and Irish racing uninhibited.

Bristol De Mai romps to wide-margin Peter Marsh success

Bristol De Mai Stan James
3:16pm 21 Jan 2017

BRISTOL DE MAI demolished his rivals in an attritional, old-style running of the Peter Marsh Chase with a performance that lit up the sepia gloom of Haydock and put him into the picture for championship honours.

Haydock: The New One toughs it out in Trial

2:45pm 21 Jan 2017

THE NEW ONE got up the hat-trick in the Champion Hurdle Trial, but was forced to show all of his determination in overhauling Clyne after looking third best for much of the straight.

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