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One For Arthur wins Grand National
The 14-1 shot One For Arthur wins the Grand National at Aintree.
Apr 8, 17:31
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Young cancer sufferer Bradley Lowery awarded 41st place in Grand National
Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery is awarded an honorary 41st place in the Grand National as he continues his battle against cancer.
Apr 5, 11:10
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Three-time Derby winner Walter Swinburn dies, aged 55
Walter Swinburn, the rider of Shergar and a three-time Derby winner, dies at the age of 55.
Dec 12, 19:44
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Jockey Freddy Tylicki "struggling and fighting" after being left paralysed
Jockey Freddy Tylicki takes to social media to admit that he is "struggling and fighting" after being left paralysed, but is grateful for the support.
Nov 15, 12:45
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Sprinter Sacre retired from racing
Trainer Nicky Henderson announces that Sprinter Sacre - one of the greatest two-mile chasers of all time - has been retired due to a leg injury.
Nov 13, 15:25
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Three-time Cheltenham Festival winner Vautour put down after "freak accident"
Three-time Cheltenham Festival winner Vautour is put down after breaking his leg in a "freak accident".
Nov 6, 21:17
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Jockey Freddie Tylicki paralysed after horror fall at Kempton
Freddie Tylicki has a T7 paralysis, restricting him to just movement in the upper half of his body, following Monday's fall at Kempton Racecourse.
Nov 4, 21:14
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Jockeys Jim Crowley, Freddy Tylicki hospitalised with suspected spinal injuries
Jockeys Jim Crowley and Freddy Tylicki are taken to hospital following falls during a race at Kempton.
Oct 31, 16:55
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Jockey Henry Brooke out of induced coma
Jockey Henry Brooke is brought out of an induced coma after breaking his collarbone and suffering a suspected collapsed lung during a fall at Hexham racecourse.
Oct 9, 20:26
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Former amateur jockey JT McNamara dies, aged 41
Irish jockey JT McNamara dies aged 41, more than three years after he was left paralysed from the neck down following a fall at the Cheltenham Festival.
Jul 26, 09:02
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Six-time champion jockey Kieren Fallon retires to tackle "severe depression"
Six-time champion jockey Kieren Fallon retires from racing to tackle "severe depression".
Jul 4, 10:05
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Grand National winner Rule The World retired
This year's Grand National winner Rule The World has been retired with immediate effect.
May 10, 16:33
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Grand National winner Comply Or Die dies, aged 17
Racehorse Comply Or Die, who won the 2008 Grand National at Aintree, dies at the age of 17.
May 10, 10:16
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Rule The World wins Grand National ahead of The Last Samuri
Rule The World, a 33-1 shot, wins the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree ahead of 8-1 joint-favourite The Last Samuri.
Apr 9, 17:27
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Injured Ruby Walsh ruled out of Grand National
Ruby Walsh, due to ride Sir Des Champs at Saturday's Grand National, is forced to pull out of the event due to a fractured wrist sustained on Friday.
Apr 8, 20:31
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Two horses die on day one of Grand National Festival at Aintree
Two horses – Clonbanan Lad and Marasonnien – collapse and die on day one of the 2016 Grand National Festival at Aintree.
Apr 7, 17:25
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BHA disqualifies trainer Jim Best for four years, bans jockey Paul John for 150 days
The British Horseracing Authority disqualifies trainer Jim Best for four years, while jockey Paul John is hit with a 150-day ban.
Apr 4, 19:01
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Footballers 'seen urinating into glasses at Cheltenham Festival'
Footballers Samir Carruthers and James Collins are facing investigations after the release of images that appear to show them urinating into glasses at Cheltenham.
Mar 16, 09:45
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Victoria Pendleton to ride Pacha Du Polder at Cheltenham Festival
Victoria Pendleton will ride Pacha Du Polder in the St James's Place Foxhunter Chase at the Cheltenham Festival next week.
Mar 7, 11:57
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Arctic Fire out of Cheltenham Festival
The Willie Mullins-trained Arctic Fire will not compete at the Cheltenham Festival because of a chipped sesamoid bone.
Feb 23, 19:16
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Darren Egan receives 12-year suspension
Former jockey Darren Egan will serve a 12-year suspension after he is found to have deliberately lost races in July 2013.
Feb 8, 19:50
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UK horse racing to switch from Channel 4 to ITV in 2017
UK television coverage of racing is to shift from Channel 4 to ITV from 2017 after a £30m, four-year agreement was reached.
Jan 2, 09:52
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Tony McCoy knighted in New Year's honours list
Legendary jockey Tony McCoy is awarded a knighthood in the New Year's honours list.
Dec 30, 22:40
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AP McCoy wins Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement award
Legendary jockey AP McCoy is named as the winner of the Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement award in Belfast.
Dec 20, 20:21
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Coneygree to miss King George VI Chase
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree will miss the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day because of injury.
Dec 16, 10:11
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Later start for Grand National to boost viewing figures
Aintree officials confirm that the 2016 Grand National will start an hour later at 5.15pm in a bit to boost viewing figures for the famous steeplechase.
Dec 1, 11:37
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Legendary jockey Pat Eddery dies, aged 63
Legendary champion flat jockey Pat Eddery dies at the age of 63.
Nov 10, 09:27
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Clare Balding to host Grand National coverage
Presenter Clare Balding is to return as the host of Channel 4's coverage of next year's Grand National.
Oct 28, 14:57
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Injury forces Robert Thornton into retirement
Jockey Robert Thornton is forced to retire from horse racing after failing to fully recover from a fall at Chepstow last year.
Sep 24, 10:10
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Victoria Pendleton to race at Beverley
Former Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton will feature in her second amateur race as a jockey at Beverley next Tuesday.
Sep 17, 10:13
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Tony McCoy to come out of retirement to ride in charity race
Tony McCoy confirms that he will come out of retirement briefly to ride in a charity flat race at Doncaster's St Leger meeting on Wednesday.
Sep 8, 09:11
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Lewis Kerr plans speedway return
Lewis Kerr plans on returning to speedway despite being involved in a crash that left him in a coma.
Sep 5, 14:19
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Hayley Turner confirms retirement
British racing's most successful female rider, Hayley Turner, has confirmed that she is retiring at the end of the turf season.
Sep 1, 13:26
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Leading British female jockey Hayley Turner to retire from racing?
Britain's leading female jockey Hayley Turner will reportedly retire at the end of the Flat racing season in November.
Sep 1, 09:07
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Victoria Pendleton second on competitive amateur jockey debut
Victoria Pendleton finishes second on her competitive debut as a jockey in the Betfair Novice Flat Amateur Riders' Handicap at Ripon.
Sep 1, 06:27
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Victoria Pendleton handed amateur riders' licence
Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton is given an amateur riders' licence by the British Horseracing Authority.
Aug 27, 10:41


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