Mar 27, 12 days ago

First Lieutenant 50-1 for Aintree glory

First Lieutenant 50-1 for Aintree gloryIrish trainer Mouse Morris saddled Lastofthebrownies to finish fourth behind Little Polveir in the Grand National way back in 1989. The following year he finished fifth behind Mr Frisk and the trainer has ...

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Mar 27, 12 days ago

2015 Cricket World Cup Final preview

2015 Cricket World Cup Final previewFor the second successive time, the cricket World Cup final will feature the co-hosts of the tournament. Australia will face New Zealand in Melbourne on Sunday with the home side the odds-on favourites to win their fifth title. However, New Zealand ...

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Mar 25, 14 days ago

Rocky Creek leads Nicholls’ National team

Rocky Creek leads Nicholls’ National teamWhen Neptune Collonges won the photo-finish for the 2012 Grand National, the grey fulfilled a life-long ambition for trainer Paul Nicholls. He was the 53rd horse from the Ditcheat stable to run in ...

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Mar 25, 14 days ago

Bowen happy with Al Co National prep

Bowen happy with Al Co National prepTrainer Peter Bowen expressed himself delighted with the prep run of Scottish National winner Al Co after he was third at Bangor-on-Dee last weekend. The ten-year-old gelding is on course for the Aintree Grand ...

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Mar 20, 19 days ago

The Druids Nephew books Aintree ticket

The Druids Nephew books Aintree ticketThe Druids Nephew emerged as a leading candidate for next month’s Aintree Grand National with an impressive victory at the Cheltenham festival. The last horse to win the Festival Handicap Chase and the

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Mar 20, 19 days ago

Six Nations match preview – 18 March 2015

Six Nations match preview – 18 March 2015The final round of Six Nations matches takes place this Saturday with four of the teams still harbouring hopes of winning this year’s title. England and Ireland are the favourites and if they win their matches the title will come down ...

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Mar 20, 19 days ago

Premier League preview weekend 21 March 2015

Premier League preview weekend 21 March 2015There are some crucial matches at both ends of the table this weekend including a huge battle for Champions League qualification. Liverpool welcome Manchester United on Sunday in a match that will go a long way to deciding which of the ...

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Mar 18, 21 days ago

Cause Of Causes 20-1 for Grand National

Cause Of Causes 20-1 for Grand NationalTrainer Gordon Elliot, successful in the Grand National with Silver Birch in 2007, looks to have another leading chance with Cheltenham winner Cause Of Causes. The seven-year-old gelding provided leading Irish owner JP McManus ...

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Mar 13, 26 days ago

Quick Jack set for County Hurdle bid

Quick Jack set for County Hurdle bidBookmakers have been hit by well-fancied runners in two of this week’s big handicap hurdles and Tony Martin’s Quick Jack could deliver another blow in Friday’s County Hurdle. Aux Ptit Soins landed a gamble for the Paul Nicholls stable in Wednesday’s ...

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Mar 13, 26 days ago

McCoy hopes to bow out in style

McCoy hopes to bow out in styleChampion jockey Tony McCoy rode a brilliant race to make all the running on Uxizandre and win Thursday’s Grade 1 Ryanair Chase. The 16-1 winner was wearing a visor for the first time after a couple of disappointing efforts and ...

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Mar 13, 26 days ago

Premier League preview weekend 7/8 March 2015

Premier League preview weekend 7/8 March 2015With just ten games of the season remaining there are three vital relegation six-pointers on Saturday afternoon. Leicester and QPR both badly need wins while there is a crunch tie at the Stadium of Light as Sunderland welcome Aston Villa. There ...

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Mar 13, 26 days ago

Six Nations match preview – 14/15 March 2015

Six Nations match preview – 14/15 March 2015Ireland were victorious in the match of this season’s Six Nations a fortnight ago and will continue their bid for a Grand Slam this weekend in Cardiff. They visit Wales who retain hopes of winning the title themselves after an ...

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