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GRAND NATIONAL: ante-post shortlist of seven for Aintree’s great race

With the Cheltenham Festival just around the corner, it seems incongruous to start talking about the Grand National.

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Selston climber looking up after taking bronze at BUCS Nationals

Selston climber looking up after taking bronze at BUCS Nationals

He may have relinquished his climbing title but Billy Ridal is still looking up after placing third at BUCS Nationals in Sheffield.

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Altior (right) on his way to victory, and a classy comeback, in the Betfair Exchange Game Spirit Chase at Newbury on Saturday.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: Altior and Native River back with a bang

The weather didn’t play ball, but since when has it? Behind the veneer of sheeting rain and icy winds, Newbury’s pre-Cheltenham Festival meeting at the weekend very much fitted the ‘Super Saturday’ template that was created for it.

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Prize money would be ‘a game-changer’ for Derbyshire athletics club

Amber Valley and Erewash Athletics Club is in with a shot of winning a “game-changing” £200,000 in a national competition.

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Total Recall, who was one of seven winners for champion trainer Willie Mullins at the new Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown.

Ireland showcases the cream of Jumps racing -- ahead of more dominance at Cheltenham Festival

The decision to switch TV coverage of Irish racing from At The Races to Racing UK from next January has caused consternation and triggered quite a kerfuffle.

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Racing remains the second-best attended sport in the UK, behind only football.

Ditch the myths -- it’s cool and hip to go racing, especially on the Flat

A couple of myths that tend to sit lazily, and largely unchallenged, on racing’s debating table, have been exploded by the latest research released by the Racecourse Association (RCA).

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An exclusive collection of 25 horses to have caught the eye this Jumps season and likely to go on to big-race success. (PHOTO BY: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: horses to follow from the Jumps season so far

Inexorably, inevitably, the Cheltenham Festival is swinging into view. The rest of the Jumps season, which now resembles one, long dress-rehearsal, one, long schooling session, has hit the home straight and the winning post of mid-March is on the horizon.

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Personal bests a feature of open meet

A total of 322 swimmers from 23 clubs competed in the Ripley Amateur Swimming Club and Life-Savers (RASCALS) 45th anniversary open meet at The Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock.

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COLUMN: Top golf tips for winter practice sessions

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Dele Alli

RUMOUR MILL: Spurs keen to tie down Alli, Keita could arrive at Liverpool early;

Spurs are in contract talks with Dele Alli while Naby Keita could be heading to Liverpool earlier than planned.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11:  Molly Renshaw of Great Britain competes in the Women's 200m Breaststroke Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/SWpix.com)

Renshaws looking ahead to Gold Coast 2018

Selston swimming sensation Molly Renshaw is eager to compete at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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The favourite, Poetic Rhythm (right), pounces late on Mulcahy's Hill, to win the Grade One Betfred Challow Novices' Hurdle at Newbury on Saturday.

CHRISTMAS RACING REVIEW: from Faugheen and Might Bite to Sizing John and Buveur D’Air

Like unwanted presents strewn at the bottom of the Christmas tree, a sackful of shocks and surprises rocked the racing programme over the festive holiday.

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Festive charity hill climb invite

Festive charity hill climb invite

Ilkeston Cycle Club are hosting a charity hill climb on Boxing Day — and inviting members of the public to take part or watch.

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Blaklion, impressive winner of the Randox Health Becher Chase over the Grand National fences at Aintree on Saturday.

Gold Cup hero back with bang in weekend that was Sceaux (or Sceau) good

You had to know your Sceaux from your Sceau when analysing and assessing a weekend of racing action that warmed the cockles of even the coldest of hearts amid the ice and snow.

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Total Recall, trained by Willie Mullins and ridden by Paul Townend, won the first edition of the �250,000 Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury on Saturday.

All the stars aligned as Newbury serves up best meeting of Jumps season so far

It’s not often all the stars are aligned and you get all your ducks in a row at a race meeting. But that was definitely the case last weekend at Newbury, who dished up the best, and most enjoyable, fare of the Jumps season so far.

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Personal bests, medals and trophies gained

Personal bests, medals and trophies gained

Young members of Ripley Amateur Swimming Club And Life Savers (RASCALS), aged from five to eight, competed in their own in-house championships at Ripley Leisure Centre.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: WWE legends bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas

WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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Racing legend John Francome, who was champion jockey seven times.

Legend John Francome looks back as Newbury’s big race begins new era

You might know it as the Hennessy Gold Cup. But you have to get used to calling it the Ladbrokes Trophy from now on.

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Brothers Luke and Dan Waterfall on the podium after their success at the National Lifesaving Championships.

National lifesaving titles for Ripley Rascals swimmers

Three members of Ripley Rascals Swimming Club covered themselves in glory at the National Lifesaving Championships.

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Elgin (left) powers past long-time leader Misterton at the final flight to win the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham, the feature race on Sunday. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert/PA Wire/PA Images)

Cheltenham’s November meeting was the most underwhelming I can remember

Cheltenham’s November meeting, better known under its previous guise as The Open or even the Paddy Power, is so popular that its reputation is largely untouchable.

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