Dr Richard Newland's Grand National links bode well for Durham tilt

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Durham National, which forms the feature at Sedgefield this afternoon, holds no fears for Dr Richard Newland. He’s the trainer who sent out Pineau Du Rea to gain a 25-1 success in the ‘real thing’ - the Grand National at Aintree in April.

Horse racing: North Yorkshire Boxing duel thrills Nottingham

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:59pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire jockey David Allan will be aiming to put one over on his boss Tim Easterby in the opening race at Nottingham this afternoon - but may well come unstuck.

Silviniaco Conti's Gold Cup trail to begin at Wetherby

York Press:

12:51pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

STAR chaser Silviniaco Conti begins his bid for Gold Cup glory next year at Wetherby on Saturday.

George Chaloner teams up with winning pair at Catterick

York Press:

11:44am Tuesday 28th October 2014

GEORGE CHALONER teams up with two horses at Catterick today who will always have a place in his heart.

New lease of life for ace jockey Jack Garritty

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:09pm Monday 27th October 2014

JACK GARRITTY, who enjoyed a career milestone at Doncaster on Saturday when riding his first treble, can extend his winning run at Redcar this afternoon.

Ex-champion jockey poised for Group 1 finale

York Press: Trainer Richard Fahey smiles after Imshivalla ridden by Jack Garritty wins the sportingbet.com Stakes at York Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 11, 2014. See PA story RACING York. Photo credit should read Anna Gowthorpe/P

12:04pm Saturday 25th October 2014

PAUL HANAGAN, who has enjoyed an outstanding year, heads to Doncaster this afternoon with bright prospects of causing an upset in the final Group 1 race of the campaign.

Trainer Richard Hannon unleashes Thahab for Doncaster tilt

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:28am Friday 24th October 2014

IF you want to know what one million euros can secure in horse flesh, then Doncaster is the place to be this afternoon.

Debutant Urban Hymn tipped to shine for Ryedale trainer Malcolm Jefferson

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:44am Thursday 23rd October 2014

URBAN HYMN, who promises to be one of the leading lights of Malcolm Jefferson’s Norton yard this season, makes his eagerly awaited debut over fences at Carlisle this afternoon.

Giant Bolster could return to action at Wetherby

York Press:

12:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Giant Bolster could start off his season in Wetherby’s £100,000 Grade 2 bet365 Charlie Hall Chase on November 1.

Paul Hanagan can strike at Newmarket aboard up coming star Fannaan

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PAUL HANAGAN, who has a vast array of up and coming equine talent at his disposal, teams up with one potential future star at Newmarket today.

York's 2015 race dates announced

York Press:

12:34pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

YORK RACECOURSE’S 2015 season will start on May 13.

Jockey George Baker can ride tall in the saddle to hit heights at Pontefract

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Monday 20th October 2014

JOCKEY George Baker, narrowly denied at Ascot on Saturday aboard Al Kazeem in the Champion Stakes, pays a rare visit to Pontefract this afternoon to bid for the feature race.

Ascot honours await G Force and Custom Cut

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Saturday 18th October 2014

G FORCE and Custom Cut head to Ascot for Champions Day action this afternoon with bright prospects of crowning a tremendous campaign for North Yorkshire trainer David O'Meara.

Promising colt Estidhkaar can swell Paul Hanagan’s plunder

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:05pm Friday 17th October 2014

PAUL HANAGAN can push his biggest-ever prize money haul for the season through the £3 million mark at Newmarket this afternoon by notching his fourth Group 1 success in what has proved a golden year for the former Malton-based jockey.

Treble chance on Brighton card for Malton ace Jason Hart

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:57am Thursday 16th October 2014

JASON HART, Britain's champion apprentice, breaks new ground this afternoon. He has his first mounts at Brighton and has every chance of riding a treble.

Fences specialist primed to strike at Wetherby

York Press: horse racing - zxc

1:09pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT’S a sure sign that we’re in the depths of autumn when Wetherby re-opens its doors for the start of its major jumps campaign and today’s curtain-raiser at the popular Yorkshire course is staged in support of Spinal Research and embraces a seven-race card.

Bumper finish to 2014 season at York Racecourse

York Press:

1:02pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MORE than 330,000 racegoers passed through the gates at York Racecourse during 2014.

Mick Easterby’s Boris Grigoriev good enough for double

York Press: Jockey Robert Tart with trainer Brian Ellison after riding Montefeltro to win the Tote Super Trifecta Irish Cesarewitch during Irish Cesarewitch Day at the Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 13,

12:17pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

MICK EASTERBY may have been out of luck in the big sprint at York on Saturday with the unplaced Aetna, but the veteran Sheriff Hutton trainer can bounce back at Newcastle today by saddling a double.

North Yorkshire trainer John Quinn to strike at Sedgefield

York Press: horse racing - zxc

1:02pm Monday 13th October 2014

JOHN QUINN may have been out of luck with his two runners in Saturday’s Cesarewitch Handicap at Newmarket, but the North Yorkshire trainer heads to Sedgefield today with good prospects of saddling a winner for the successful owner, Terry Warner.

Open Eagle victory yields milestone for trainer and jockey

York Press:

1:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

KING of Knavesmire David O’Meara said retaining his crown was “very special”.

Eagled-eyed O'Meara takes York glory yet again

York Press: David O’Meara

6:26pm Saturday 11th October 2014

KING of Knavesmire David O’Meara said retaining his crown was “very special”.

Showpiece final day race to give Mick Easterby final flourish

York Press: Trainer Mick Easterby and Lord Teddy Grimthorpe of Westow Hall, sponsor of the Grimthorpe Gold Cup. Pic by Jo Hughes (11353015)

12:38pm Saturday 11th October 2014

VETERAN North Yorkshire trainer Mick Easterby likes nothing better than a winner on his premier local track and he travels to Knavesmire today with bright prospects of winning the showpiece event at York's final meeting of the season.

Fahey and O'Meara battle to be York Racecourse's top trainer

York Press: Miami Carousel, ridden by Joe Doyle, wins The TSG Stakes at York ahead of Pillar Box. Pic: Mike Tipping (11344964)

12:37pm Saturday 11th October 2014

RICHARD FAHEY edged closer to David O'Meara in the battle to be York Racecourse's top trainer - but the Malton handler was pessimistic about his chances going into t he final day of the 2014 season.

Magic moment awaiting Ellison at the Curragh

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:36pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Brian Ellison returns to Ireland is search of another big pot when he saddles two in the Irish Cesarewitch at the Curragh on Sunday.

David O’Meara’s defence as Knavesmire king

York Press: Richard Faheytrainer, Musley Bankfor stables open day (11305715)

12:26pm Friday 10th October 2014

DAVID O'MEARA, who won the York trainers' title for the first time last year, is making a bold defence of his title and, in pole position, as the Knavesmire campaign enters its final weekend fixture, is firing plenty of ammunition at the championship target this afternoon.

Michael Dods optimistic about Mass Rally on soft York ground

York Press: Mass Rally ridden by PJ McDonald (right) wins the Coral Sprint Trophy during day two of the October Finale 2013 meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday October 12, 2013. See PA story RACING York. Photo credit shou

12:26pm Friday 10th October 2014

MASS RALLY will bid to strike gold again at York Racecourse tomorrow.

Norton trainer Brian Ellison eyes fine finale

York Press: Norton trainer Brian Ellison

12:48pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BRIAN ELLISION is chasing more glory as the action at York Racecourse enters its final hurrah.

Norton horse has strong claims in Ayr race

York Press: Trainer John Quinn during day one of the October Finale 2013 meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday October 11, 2013. See PA story RACING York. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

12:39pm Thursday 9th October 2014

EVANESCENT, a fluent winner at Ayr last month before failing to justify favouritism at Pontefract, returns to the West of Scotland venue from North Yorkshire this afternoon with strong claims of capturing the feature race.

Nawton trainer David O’Meara has York target

York Press: Watchable ridden by Danny Tudhope (right) win the Bold Lad Sprint Handicap during the Irish Champions Weekend at The Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday September 14, 2014. See PA story RACING Curragh. Ph

12:34pm Thursday 9th October 2014

DAVID O'MEARA is hoping Watchable can help him grasp York Racecourse's top trainer title for a second successive season.

Focus still on Jump racing, says Wetherby Racecourse chief

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:31pm Thursday 9th October 2014

JUMP racing remains at the heart of Wetherby Racecourse, insists chief executive Jonjo Sanderson.

Mark Walford hopes Woody Bay will make it happen at Nottingham

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12:12pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

SHERIFF HUTTON trainer Mark Walford, on the mark over jumps at Kelso on Sunday with handicap chaser Big Sound, can follow up with a Flat success at Nottingham this afternoon.

Third time lucky hope for Beau Eile at Catterick

York Press: Sole Power and Richard Hughes return to the winner's enclosure after winning the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on day three of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York RacecoursePicture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

12:38pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

BEAU EILE, runner-up in both her races to date, can make it third time lucky at Catterick this afternoon.

Ryedale trainer aiming to extend Redcar run

York Press: File photo dated 30/07/2013 of trainer Mark Johnston. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday December 29, 2013. Middleham trainer Mark Johnston is hoping to top his best previous annual total after equalling his record haul when sending out his 216th

9:46am Saturday 4th October 2014

TIM EASTERBY, who has hit the jackpot in each of the last two years in the totepool Two-Year-Old Trophy, can win Redcar's showpiece for a third successive time at Redcar this afternoon.

Smart act can pay dividends at Ascot

York Press: Sutton Bank trainer Bryan Smart.  (11052236)

11:35am Friday 3rd October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Bryan Smart, who saddled a double at Hamilton earlier in the week, has good prospects of repeating that feat at Ascot this afternoon - and earning the appreciation of Sir Alex Ferguson.

Trainer John Quinn to have a grand day out at Bangor

York Press: Joe Fanning

10:32am Thursday 2nd October 2014

JOHN QUINN, whose brilliant unbeaten juvenile The Wow Signal travels to France on Sunday to bid for Group 1 honours at Longchamp, has smaller fish to fry at Bangor today.

Back to his roots for top-calibre jockey Paul Hanagan

York Press: Jockey Paul Hanagan celebrates winning the Sandringham Handicap on Muteela during Day Two of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 18, 2014. See PA story RACING Ascot. Photo cred

2:27pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PAUL HANAGAN, who rides the favourite Taghrooda in Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, heads to Newcastle today aiming to repay his former boss.

Malcolm Jefferson hopes for double at Sedgefield

York Press: File photo dated 12/01/2012 of Jockey Graham Lee being presented with a bottle of champagne after his 1,000th winner on Posh Bird in the North Yorkshire Grand National Handicap Chase at Catterick Racecourse, Richmond.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date:

1:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

MALCOLM JEFFERSON, who has a useful team of horses under his care for this jumps season, can move his campaign into gear at Sedgefield this afternoon by completing a double.]

Triple slam on the cards for James Turner’s prospect

York Press: Trainer Luca Cumani after Silk Sari won The DFS Park Hill Stakes during day two of the 2014 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 11, 2014. See PA story RACING Doncaster.

11:18am Saturday 27th September 2014

BONDI BEACH BOY, winner of seven races last season, is on another winning roll and can complete a hat-trick of wins this afternoon at Ripon's final meeting of the season.

Custon Cut heads to Newmarket for O'Meara

York Press: Trainer Sir Michael Stoute with Gail Emms after his horse Perfect Stride won the Wolferton Handicap during day four of The Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 19, 2009. See PA story RACING Ascot.

2:09pm Friday 26th September 2014

CUSTOM CUT, who completed a four-timer at York last month, heads to Newmarket today in an effort to enhance his impressive record on behalf of the in-form David O'Meara.

Top jockey Paul Hanagan partners duo for in-form stable

York Press: Taghrooda ridden by Paul Hanagan after winning the Investec Oaks during Investec Ladies Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 6, 2014. See PA story RACING Epsom. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wi

11:15am Wednesday 24th September 2014

PAUL HANAGAN bypasses the main Goodwood meeting today to travel to Redcar for two mounts for a trainer who dominated proceedings on Monday.

Veteran trainer fancied for Beverley follow-up

York Press:

11:44am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CITY GROUND, who broke new ground for Mick Easterby a couple of weeks ago by providing the veteran North Yorkshire trainer with his first-ever winner in Jersey, has a shorter journey to travel today as he bids to follow up.

Trainer Richard Fahey on course for top title

York Press: Harry Redknapp presents the winning trophy to Heaven's Guest jockey Tony Hamilton and trainer Richard Fahey after winning  the 666BET Burbury cup during the Darley July Cup Day of the July Festival at Newmarket Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Pic

11:40am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MALTON trainer Richard Fahey and North Yorkshire-based jockey Paul Mulrennan are leading the race to be the best in Yorkshire.

Richard Fahey's Alben Star set to claim the Ayr Gold Cup

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Saturday 20th September 2014

ALBEN STAR, one of six Richard Fahey-trained runners in today’s Ayr Gold Cup, can lift the William Hill-sponsored showpiece after a series of near-misses in similar major handicaps this season.

Fendale puts reputation on line in big race at Ayr

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:28am Friday 19th September 2014

NORTH YORKSHIRE trainer Bryan Smart has a high opinion of Fendale, who puts his reputation on the line at Ayr this afternoon after coming up short at York last month.

Richard Fahey targeting a flying start at Ayr

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IT may be a muted start to the Ayr Western Meeting, with no fewer than five Class 5 races on today’s opening card, but Richard Fahey won’t care if, as expected, he makes a flying start to one of his favourite gatherings of the year.

In-form Bashiba tipped to follow Bath wins at Beverley

York Press: horse racing - zxc

10:29am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BASHIBA, already a four-time winner this season, can add to his impressive scoresheet at Beverley today on behalf of Nigel Tinkler, who could well have a double on the bumper eight-race card.

Racing: Ruby Rose and Robben to run up glory for Ryan

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:38am Monday 15th September 2014

KEVIN RYAN, who produced one of the sensations of the season at Leopardstown on Saturday evening when his stable star The Grey Gatsby turned the tables on Australia, his Juddmonte International conqueror at York last month, goes in search of small-fry prizes this afternoon.

Trainer John Gosden set fair for more St Leger cheer

York Press: The Duke of Devonshire presents the awards for the Wolferton Handicap to Jockey William Buick (second from right), owner HRH Princess Haya Of Jordan (second from left) and Trainer John Gosden (right) after their horse Beachfire won on day four of the Roya

12:14pm Saturday 13th September 2014

JOHN GOSDEN, who has won the Ladbrokes St Leger three times in the last ten years, can further his reputation at Doncaster this afternoon by lifting Britain's oldest Classic yet again.

Mark Johnston favourite beaten before triple tilt at Leger glory

11:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

MARK Johnston saw favourite Muraaqaba defeated at Doncaster the day before the Middleham trainer plots a three-pronged attack at St Leger glory.

York runner-up Estimate looks to go one better for the Queen at Doncaster

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:34am Friday 12th September 2014

AFTER narrowly missing out on Knavesmire last month, Estimate, owned by Her Majesty the Queen, can bring a Royal flavour to proceedings at Doncaster this afternoon by landing the feature contest.


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