Horse Racing

Alex Hammond: Grand designs

There are five horses on Alex Hammond’s shortlist for Saturday’s Randox Grand National – including a 50/1 chance. Alex Hammond’s Grand National preview This time last year, we were ‘celebrating’ the victory of Potters Corner in the Virtual Grand National, thankfully this year as we approach the race again, the cartoon version will be replaced […]

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Cascadian, Jamie Kah win the Doncaster Mile

Jamie Kah was riding in Sydney for the first time since 2019 but Melbourne’s leading jockey will take home another Group 1 after winning the Doncaster Mile aboard Cascadian. The six-year-old stormed down the outside to nail a brave Icebath on the line. Kah has now equaled Michelle Payne with five wins at Group 1 […]

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Grand National to go ahead despite Prince Philip's death

Prince Philip dead: Duke Of Edinburgh dies aged 99 Prince Philip dead: Live updates as the nation mourns the Duke Of Edinburgh Prince Philip dead: Duke Of Edinburgh dies aged 99 Boris Johnson pays tribute to the ‘extraordinary life and work’ of Prince Philip Prince Philip’s military career, from serving in WWII to winning bravery […]

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Grade One glory for Belfast Banter at Aintree

Belfast Banter handled the huge step up to Grade One company from handicaps to win the Betway Top Novices’ Hurdle at Aintree. Peter Fahey’s six-year-old only made it into the County Hurdle off bottom-weight, but he enjoyed the slightly better ground at Cheltenham and looked even better on Merseyside. For Pleasure adopted his customary role […]