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Hennessy hero Smad set for Cheltenham in January

Smad Place
4:48pm 29 Nov 2015

Hennessy hero Smad Place will have just one further run before bidding for Cheltenham Gold Cup glory, with trainer Alan King on Sunday ruling out a tilt at the William Hill King George VI Chase.

Heroes favourite for RSA after Drinmore romp

2:53pm 29 Nov 2015

THREE sets of maroon and white silks were supposed to give commentator Dessie Scahill a tricky task, though the maroon cap worn by Bryan Cooper was the clearest sight of all as No More Heroes ran out an impressive winner of the Drinmore.

Fairyhouse: Arctic fires to land Hatton's Grace with ease

1:52pm 29 Nov 2015

HINDSIGHT is a wonderful thing and there were plenty of punters delighted by the 4-5 price of winning favourite Arctic Fire - who won this year's renewal of the Hatton's Grace in the manner of a 1-5 shot.

Fairyhouse: Dog denies Bachasson in Mullins one-two

1:09pm 29 Nov 2015

LONG DOG emulated some of hurdling's biggest stars, most notably Hurricane Fly, Jezki and Nichols Canyon, by narrowly holding off stablemate Bachasson in a deadly duel up the home straight to add his name to the Royal Bond honour roll.

Fairyhouse: Rashaan 20-1 for Triumph after routing rivals

12:46pm 29 Nov 2015

RASHAAN gave the 1-2 favourite Missy Tata 11lb and an absolute thumping, powering clear after the last to stretch his unbeaten run to three for Colin Kidd.

Pendleton pulls up on pointing debut

1:07pm 29 Nov 2015

VICTORIA PENDLETON returned from her first experience of riding over fences "absolutely buzzing" and already looking forward to her second crack at a point-to-point, which seems likely to take place within the next fortnight.

USA: Fast-finishing Tonalist smokes Cigar Mile rivals

Tonalist Tapit and jockey John Velazquez win the Cigar Mile Gr I at Aqueduct Racetrack 112815 Trainer Christophe Clement Owner Robert S Evans
11:14am 29 Nov 2015

LAST year's Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist (Christophe Clement/John Velazquez) flew down the outside to claim the Cigar Mile, in which Red Vine completed a one-two for his trainer by taking second in a photo.

USA: Noseda riled by Desormeaux ride on Mister Brightside

Jeremy Noseda
7:32am 29 Nov 2015

JEREMY NOSEDA was less than impressed with the ride Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux gave Mister Brightside, who trailed home in ninth behind head winner Chiropractor (Tom Proctor/Corey Nakatani).

Japan: Moore denied as Shonan Pandora gets up in Cup

Shonan Pandora left winning the Japan Cup at Tokyo
6:49am 29 Nov 2015

SHONAN PANDORA kept the Japan Cup at home for the tenth year in a row with a narrow win over Ryan Moore’s mount Last Impact and hot favourite Lovely Day in Tokyo on Sunday.

Newbury: Smad Place runs Hennessy rivals ragged

Smad Place
3:12pm 28 Nov 2015

THERE were shades of Desert Orchid in this year's Hennessy winner as bold-jumping grey Smad Place maintained a relentless gallop between some outrageous leaps to land Newbury's £200,000 showpiece chase for Wayne Hutchinson and Alan King.

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