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Big guns Paul Nicholls and Nicky Henderson support Musselburgh’s Cheltenham trials

Several big guns have made their way to Musselburgh’s bet365 Scottish Cheltenham Trials Festival this weekend, with Paul Nicholls sending 11 horses over both days, while champion trainer Nicky Henderson has three of his leading novice hurdlers competing on tomorrow’s card.

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Doddie Weir has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease. Picture: Neil Hanna

Rugby fans buy racehorse to boost Doddie Weir fund

A group of rugby fans have taken ownership of a racehorse with trainer Lucinda Russell and will pledge any prize money to Doddie Weir’s research fund into motor neurone disease.

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CHELTENHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01:  Barry Geraghty riding Yanworth clear the last to win The BetBright Dipper Novices Steeple Chase at Cheltenham Racecourse on January 1, 2018 in Cheltenham, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Callum Bewley boots home a Musselburgh brace

Callum Bewley was the jockey to follow at Musselburgh on New Year’s day as he booted home a 31-1 double that was completed on feature race winner Sir Chauvelin.

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Freezing temperatures put paid to Monday's meeting at Musselburgh

Musselburgh race meeting falls victim to freezing weather

Monday’s meeting at Musselburgh has been abandoned due to a frozen track.

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A man died following the incident in the stable yard at Kempton. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Man killed by ‘kick from horse’ at Kempton Racecourse

A groom killed at one of the country’s best-known racecourses from a suspected kick from a horse has been described as “hugely enthusiastic and dedicated to his horses” by his employer.

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Ryan Moore guides Roly Poly to another Group One victory. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

Roly Poly weighs in with Newmarket win

By graham clark

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Trainer Brian Ellison. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/ Getty Images

Expect Forest Bihan to show his quality at Kelso

Kelso’s card tomorrow has some real quality on show, with Forest Bihan top of the tree.

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Grand National Winner 2017, One For Arthur, will not be defending his Aintree crown due to injury. Picture: Toby Williams

Lucinda Williams trained One for Arthur out for season

Grand National winner One For Arthur has been ruled out for the season, trainer Lucinda Russell has revealed.

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Frankie Dettori celebrates after riding Enable to Arc victory. Picture: Getty.

Frankie Dettori and Enable storm to Arc de Triomphe victory

Enable saved the best until last as she capped a memorable season with a scintillating display in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly.

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Roaring Lion remains unbeaten after his latest success at Newmarket. Picture:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Roaring Lion on track for Breeders’ Cup

By Graham clark

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Capri, right, strikes for home in the St Leger. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Capri a ray of sunshine for Moore in St Leger

By Bob Magill

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Desert Skyline, ridden by Silvestre de Sousa, centre, wins The Doncaster Cup on day three of the William Hill St Leger Festival. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Maiden Classic win in Jim Crowley’s sights in St Leger

Jim Crowley is aiming to cap a stellar season with a first 
Classic success aboard 
Crystal Ocean in the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster.

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Trainer Ruth Carr says Magical Effect was 'unlucky' at Catterick. Picture: PA.

Magical effect can cast his spell in Musselburgh handicap

Ruth Carr is looking forward to another big run from top-weight Magical Effect in the 
St Andrews Timber Handicap at Musselburgh this evening.

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Trainer William Haggas saddles Tirania in the �15,000 EBF Stallions Breeding Winners Fillies at Musselburgh. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Noel Wilson’s Kinloch Pride will be aimed ay Ayr Listed race

Kinloch Pride will be aimed 
at a Listed event after she landed her fifth race of the campaign in the feature race at Musselburgh.

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Trainer Kevin Ryan saddles Bogart in the Musselburgh sprint handicap. Picture: Niall Carson/PA

Rebecca Bastiman has Royal appointment at Musselburgh

Rebecca Bastiman is after more success at Musselburgh with her triple course scorer Royal Brave.

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Trainer Keith Dalgleish has two runners in the Musselburgh feature.

Musselburgh win on Keith Dalgleish Wish list

Keith Dalgleish is expecting another big run from his three-time course winner Sebastian’s Wish in the 1m 6f Archerfield Cup at Musselburgh today.

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Frankie Dettori leaps from Lancelot Du Lac at Goodwood.  Photograph: Paul Harding/PA

Frankie Dettori and Lancelot claim Stewards’ Cup

Dean Ivory’s belief that Lancelot Du Lac would one day hit the jackpot on the big stage proved well founded in the Qatar Stewards’ Cup, as the curtain came down on Glorious Goodwood for 2017.

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Tim Easterby is eyeing a Goodwood appearance for on-form Mukhayyam. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Mukhayyam’s game win is double delight for Easterby

Mukhayyam landed the feature Ripon Bell-Ringer Handicap to give Tim Easterby a 74-1 double at the North Yorkshire course.

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Ulysses gets the better of Barney Roy by a nose.  Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

Ulysses blooms in Eclipse showdown

Ulysses got the better of Barney Roy in a thrilling climax to the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown.

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Musselburgh racecourse manager Bill Farnsworth.

Relief as Musselburgh racing gets reprieve from BHA

Next Friday’s race meeting at Musselburgh finally got the go-ahead after the committee that oversees the track was granted a temporary licence by the British Horseracing Authority.

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