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Talking Horses: Young Wolf can be another big winner for the two Jonjos
The father-son combination landed the Betfair Hurdle on Sunday and could be on the mark again at Kempton

Chris Cook

27, Feb, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Talking Horses: Altior may be fitted with headgear at Cheltenham Festival
Nicky Henderson enthuses about wellbeing of Festival squad but may use cheekpieces to ensure veteran chaser is sharper

Chris Cook

25, Feb, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Talking Horses: Jim and Suzi Best lament ongoing licence restrictions
Jim and Suzi Best have complained that restrictions remain on her training licence more than three years after the end of his disciplinary process

Chris Cook

25, Feb, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Talking Horses: Willie Mullins happy with Festival team but Saint Roi out
Willie Mullins has ruled Saint Roi out of the Cheltenham Festival next month but reports no other problems affecting his team

Chris Cook

23, Feb, 2021 @8:23 AM

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Talking Horses: Champ moves up in Gold Cup betting after big return
Champ has halved in price for the Cheltenham Gold Cup next month, from 12-1 to 6-1, after an impressive second place in the Game Spirit Chase at Newbury

Chris Cook at Newbury

22, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Talking Horses: take a deep breath and keep faith with Cyrname at Ascot
A few things have gone wrong since Paul Nicholls’s star beat Altior at this track in 2019 but Saturday’s race should suit

Chris Cook and Greg Wood

20, Feb, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Talking Horses: Royale Pagaille owners told to target Gold Cup
‘I would like to see him take his chance,’ says Joe Chambers of rapidly improving star, who was barely known three months ago

Chris Cook

18, Feb, 2021 @12:09 AM

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Talking Horses: Altior skips Newbury and Champ switches to Game Spirit
Nicky Henderson has revised running plans for his two star chasers in the build-up to next month’s Cheltenham Festival

Chris Cook

15, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Talking Horses: drone wars over UK racetracks, plus Saturday tips
Long-running dispute with streaming services escalates, while there are four races each from Lingfield and Naas

Greg Wood and Chris Cook

13, Feb, 2021 @8:28 AM

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Talking Horses: BHA decides against disqualifying jockey that placed bets
Maxime Tissier staked £1,205 at betting shop in Newmarket but a BHA panel took a favourable decision with the French rider

Greg Wood and Chris Cook

12, Feb, 2021 @8:28 AM

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Talking Horses: French raider hopes Warwick race can justify quarantine
Paul’s Saga, the second highest-rated hurdler in France, is here to race on Saturday en route to the Cheltenham Festival

Chris Cook

11, Feb, 2021 @12:30 AM

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Inquest hears Liam Treadwell died after taking cocktail of strong drugs
The Grand National-winning jockey Liam Treadwell may not have intended to kill himself, a coroner has said

Chris Cook

11, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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