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Victoria Racing Club to test twilight racing, starting Saturday

Flemington will host the first of four twilight events in an initiative to re-engage the general public and offer a different product to its members. Victoria Racing Club executive general manager of racing Leigh Jordon said Saturday's twilight meeting, which will run from 3pm to 8pm, would be a terrific test for the club. Flemington […]

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Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Tuesday, December 10

Robin Goodfellow’s racing tips: Best bets for Tuesday, December 10 Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Tuesday’s meetings at Uttoxeter, Wolverhampton and Fontwell.  Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Tuesday’s meetings ROBIN GOODFELLOW   12.40 Red Mix 1.10 Vereina 1.40 Bullionaire 2.10 With Discretion 2.40 Good And Hardy […]

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Evan Williams enjoying Esprit Du Large moment

Evan Williams is happy just to enjoy his first Grade One on English soil with Esprit Du Large for the time being before looking to the future with the Henry VIII Novices’ Chase hero. The Llancarfan trainer has had a winner at the top level in his native Wales and in Ireland, but not in […]

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Might Bite could revert to hurdles for next start

Might Bite could revert to hurdles on his next appearance following his early departure in the Many Clouds Chase at Aintree on Saturday. The Grade Two contest threw up a fascinating rematch between the Colin Tizzard-trained Native River and Nicky Henderson’s Might Bite, with the pair having finished first and second respectively in an epic […]

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Pentland Hills on course for weekend return

Pentland Hills is the star name among 10 entries for the Unibet International Hurdle at Cheltenham on Saturday. Successful on his jumping debut at Plumpton in February, Nicky Henderson’s four-year-old then caused a minor upset in the Triumph Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, before proving that victory no fluke when doubling his Grade One tally […]

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Now McGinty heads to Chepstow for Coral Welsh National

Stuart Edmunds hopes Now McGinty can turn his long-term dream into reality in the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow later this month. The Newport Pagnell handler has earmarked the valuable three-mile-five-furlong prize as a target for the eight-year-since defeating subsequent Ladbrokes Trophy winner De Rasher Counter at the track back in January. Despite Now […]

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Magic Castel ride: All Star carrot for Sydney colt

Star colt Castelvecchio is primed for a two-state autumn assault after being nominated for the $5 million All-Star Mile at Caulfield. In a coup for Racing Victoria, Sydney trainer Richard Litt has confirmed the Cox Plate runner-up is being prepared with feature races in Sydney and Melbourne in mind. Stream over 50 sports Live & On-Demand […]

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Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Monday, December 9

Robin Goodfellow’s racing tips: Best bets for Monday, December 9 Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Monday’s meetings at Musselburgh, Lingfield and Newcastle. Sportsmail’s racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Monday’s meetings ROBIN GOODFELLOW   12.15 Gemologist 12.45 Unai 1.15 Espoir De Loire 1.45 Sporting Press 2.15 Guena Des Mottes […]

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Six men charged over Rosehill Gardens brawl

Six men have been charged with affray following a wild brawl at the Rosehill Gardens racecourse on Saturday in which several people ended up in a fistfight near the carpark after the final race. The Australian Turf Club’s Christmas at Rosehill Gardens meeting offered attendees the chance to watch the races while enjoying Christmas treats […]

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Min lands John Durkan again at Punchestown

Min joined an elite band of dual winners of the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase when repeating last year’s victory at the County Kildare track. The eight-year-old is the eighth horse to win the Grade One over two and a half miles for a second time after a gritty performance. Paul Townend set out to […]