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WITH the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival just three weeks away, Turf Talk looks at how a selection of the races are shaping up and asked York Racecourse head of marketing James Brennan for his view
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"SHE is definitely the classiest horse I have trained," opined Mark Johnston after his star filly Attraction extended her winning sequence to eight when taking the Group 1 Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot ten years ago this week.
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BLOOD is rarely spilt in the Towton Novices’ Chase. Unlike the event after which it is named, the 1461 Battle of Towton, the clash of racing titans at Wetherby Racecourse is, by comparison, somewhat more sedate.
9:22am Friday 24th January 2014
IF you gave Jack Berry a spade and a pile of bricks, he would probably try to build it himself. Work has finally begun on constructing the Injured Jockeys’ Rehabilitation Centre in Malton – and the man whose name it will bear can hardly contain his excitement.
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WHEN a new year is about to dawn there’s only one thing to do... spend a while looking back at the last one. So as the festive season gets into full swing, these are Turf Talk’s best North Yorkshire racing moments of 2013.
10:19am Friday 20th December 2013
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10:27am Friday 25th October 2013
DON’T get too excited yet. Just join Wetherby Racecourse chief executive Jonjo Sanderson in crossing your fingers and hoping the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase a week tomorrow bears any kind of resemblance to the early entry list.
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WITH three weeks to go to the start of York’s Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival, Turf Talk begins its countdown by asking the track’s head of marketing, James Brennan to relive his five favourite Knavesmire Ebor moments over his time at the course.
10:04am Friday 26th July 2013
9:57am Friday 19th July 2013
TOM O’RYAN feels many things these days. Fortune – that he looked death squarely in the face and has lived to tell the tale. Frustration – that his jet-set 16-hour-a-day lifestyle has been curtailed, temporarily at least.
11:10am Friday 14th June 2013
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WILLIAM DERBY has a policy of looking forward rather than back. But, when the York Racecourse chief executive and clerk of the course reflects on ten years in the Knavesmire hot-seat, he concedes it has been a remarkable tenure.
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