CHAMPION CHASE sponsor Betway have expanded their interest in horseracing to the Flat season after agreeing deals to back four high-profile races.
UNIONISTE has been handed 11st 11lb for the Betfred Grand National Trial due to be run Haydock on Saturday February 14.
THERE will be no swanning around for Tight Lipped in Chelmsford's 1m2f handicap this afternoon (4.10).
PIERCE MOLONY, the popular owner and manager of Thurles racecourse, has died following a long illness. He was 65.
Hokko Tarumae (Katsuichi Nishiura/Hideaki Miyuki) will make a return visit to the Dubai World Cup after completing a Grade 1 hat-trick with a repeat victory in the Kawasaki Kinen.
A Texan-based jockey is facing criminal charges for allegedly using an electronic device on a horse.
PAUL TOWNEND, the man waiting on the best spare ride in racing, says it would be extra special if Ruby Walsh picked Faugheen over Hurricane Fly in the Stan James Champion Hurdle.
RUBY WALSH warned Annie Power cannot afford to miss a beat between now and Cheltenham if she is to take up her engagement in the OLBG Mares Hurdle.
TRAINER Nicky Henderson warned Triolo D'Alene, as short as 20-1 for the Crabbie's Grand National in April, has a problem with a knee and must be considered as an unlikely runner at Aintree on April 11.
ICE, the annual three-day blockbuster (February 3-5) at the ExCel in London's Docklands is set to pack in visitors from all over the globe with this year's show confidently predicted to eclipse 2014 when 23,506 attended.
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