Horse racing

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Talking Horses: Racing awaits impact of white paper on gambling reform
Some form of ‘affordability’ checks likely but reports suggest some gambling firms have jumped the gun

Greg Wood

30, Jan, 2023 @5:31 PM

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Ahoy Senor holds on to hand Lucinda Russell emotional Cotswold Chase win
Trainer Lucinda Russell scored a poignant victory in the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham thanks to Ahoy Senor

Greg Wood at Cheltenham

28, Jan, 2023 @6:17 PM

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Talking Horses: Fugitif can steal big prize on Cheltenham Trials day
Energumene, Noble Yeats and Paisley Park all fancied to pass their Festival rehearsals on a bumper card at the home of jumps racing

Greg Wood

27, Jan, 2023 @12:29 PM

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Talking Horses: Online punters should beware devil in the detail
Level of protection for money – or lack of it – is often hidden in the T&Cs when signing up for new accounts

Greg Wood

23, Jan, 2023 @3:30 PM

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Talking Horses: Haydock called off but Morgan Fairy can star at Lingfield
Haydock’s cancellation means it will be a fifth day in Britain with no jumps action but there is all-weather action

Greg Wood

21, Jan, 2023 @8:17 AM

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Former jockey Danny Brock banned for 15 years for role in betting conspiracy
The British Horseracing Authority hailed a ‘welcome outcome’ after Danny Brock and four other men were banned for their role in the race-fixing scandal

Greg Wood

19, Jan, 2023 @6:55 PM

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Former jockey Danny Brock faces long ban from racing for betting conspiracy
A BHA panel has found that Danny Brock, a jockey on the Flat from 2009 to 2021, deliberately stopped three horses to profit from betting on their races

Greg Wood

17, Jan, 2023 @7:13 PM

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Talking Horses: US riches may prove far too tempting for British jockeys
Young rider says ‘racing is withering away’ after earning more for riding one US winner than in any month the previous year here

Greg Wood

16, Jan, 2023 @3:05 PM

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Talking Horses: Scarface can ensure bookies pay out in the Lanzarote
The selection showed up well at Cheltenham in March and his opening handicap mark could well prove generous

Greg Wood

13, Jan, 2023 @1:42 PM

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Australian Veterinary Association strengthens policy against the use of whips on horses
The updated policy states that whips ‘must not be used to influence the result of a competitive event’

Calla Wahlquist

11, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Talking Horses: sorry saga of unpaid £20m bill will resonate in racing world
Derby-winning owner is yet to pay up after autumn spending spree at the four major prestigious horse-racing auctions

Greg Wood

09, Jan, 2023 @3:23 PM

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Talking Horses: the need for Authorised Speed in Tolworth Hurdle
Half the field lining up for the Grade One at Sandown on Saturday are defending unbeaten records over timber

Greg Wood

06, Jan, 2023 @2:25 PM

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