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Commonwealth Games: Hitchon claims bronze in Glasgow

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7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

BURNLEY’S hammer throwing star Sophie Hitchon celebrated the finest result of his career last night as she claimed a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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7:47am Tuesday 29th July 2014

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7:42am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The feature of the first day of Glorious Goodwood is the Group 2 Lennox Stakes a race that has been won five times by the classic generation in the last seven years.

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7:38am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Sea Shanty can get Glorious Goodwood off to a fantastic start for trainer Richard Hannon and jockey Richard Hughes by winning the bet365.com Stakes.

Commonwealth Games: Laura sees a silver lining in defeat

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:36am Tuesday 29th July 2014

LAURA Massaro boasts a enviable record against Nicol David - the dominant squash player of her generation - but once again the Malaysian had her measure at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Commonwealth Games: Colne’s Oldham hoping to be king of the mountain

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:33am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PAUL Oldham has left it late to make his Commonwealth Games debut but is ready to make the most of his chance in Glasgow.

Commonwealth Games: Niamh nails it

Lancashire Telegraph: Niamh Robinson

7:59am Monday 28th July 2014

NIAMH Robinson produced the goods once more with another PB in the pool.

Commonwealth Games: Massaro set for the squash final

Lancashire Telegraph: Laura Massaro who has been crowned world champion

7:57am Monday 28th July 2014

LAURA Massaro will play Nicol David in the women’s squash final tonight after beating England team-mate Alison Waters 11-5, 12-14, 11-3, 11-8.

Commonwealth Games: Hitchon going for gold

Lancashire Telegraph: Sophie Hitchon says she's learned from the European Championships.

7:54am Monday 28th July 2014

SOPHIE Hitchon goes for gold in tonight’s hammer final after qualifying with her first throw.

Commonwealth Games: Pitman and Burns fight back for bronze

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:53am Monday 28th July 2014

TWO judo players who left East Lancashire in pursuit of glory enjoyed medal-winning success at the weekend.

Commonwealth Games: It’s Hamer time as Tom clinches silver

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:51am Monday 28th July 2014

TOM Hamer was quick to dedicate his performance to his parents after he broke the British record on the way to claiming silver in the men’s para-sport 200m freestyle at Glasgow 2014.

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7:30am Monday 28th July 2014

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7:27am Monday 28th July 2014

John Gosden’s star filly Taghrooda maintained her unbeaten record in electric fashion, winning the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot and BetVictor make her the 4/1 favourite for the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp.

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7:26am Monday 28th July 2014

Trainer Mark Johnston can enjoy a welcome boost on the eve of Glorious Goodwood with Polarisation set to make it third time lucky in the Play BetVictor Casino On Your Mobile Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Ayr.

Laura Massaro: I am settling in nicely to new surroundings

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:05pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WELL, I’m here now and suddenly it has all got real. We flew up from Manchester on Monday and it was a very exciting but tiring day.

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8:14am Monday 21st July 2014

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7:35am Monday 21st July 2014

Monday means evening racing at Windsor and Mythical Madness (6.55) is taken to go one better than when runner up at Redcar on his racecourse debut when finishing with a rare flourish.

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7:32am Monday 21st July 2014

Colourful has so far found maiden company beyond her but the Love Travel, Love Trailfinders Fillies' Handicap at Windsor provides an excellent chance to get a first win on the board.

Pitman: I wanted to be a gymnast but I was so bad I turned to judo!

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:10pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SHE may now call Essex home but Todmorden remains very much in Commonwealth Games gold-medal hopeful Faith Pitman’s heart.

Laura Massaro: I really want to hold court in Glasgow

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3:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Commonwealth Games for us squash players is basically as close as we get to the Olympics and I can’t wait to get up to Glasgow.

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7:47am Monday 14th July 2014

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7:31am Friday 11th July 2014

Sir Michael Stoute’s filly Integral (2.40) heads a field of seven for this afternoon’s feature Falmouth Stakes the famous red and white silks of Cheveley Park Stud.

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7:29am Friday 11th July 2014

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7:00am Friday 11th July 2014

Integral looked every inch a Group One filly in waiting when successful at Royal Ascot last month and can confirm her status in the top bracket by clinching the Qipco Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket.

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7:28am Thursday 10th July 2014

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7:24am Thursday 10th July 2014

Newmarket’s three-day July Cup meeting kicks off this afternoon with Sir Michael Stoute poised for a good day, the trainer double-handed bidding for a record 10th win in the Princess of Wales’ Stakes with Arab Spring and Hillstar.

Clarets target Baird on verge of move to West Brom

Lancashire Telegraph: Chris Baird

9:00am Monday 7th July 2014

CHRIS Baird was last night closing in on a move to West Bromwich Albion.

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7:41am Monday 7th July 2014

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7:39am Monday 7th July 2014

WINDSOR this evening and no surprise to see Mumford step back up in trip for Richard Hannon having looked in need of at least an extra furlong when outpaced early but running on into second at Haydock Park last time.

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7:36am Monday 7th July 2014

Asteroidea is bred to win Classics but her career can finally get off the mark in Ripon's Follow AtTheRaces On Twitter Handicap on Monday.

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7:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Haydock play host to the feature afternoon card including the feature £25,000 1m 6f handicap for three-year-olds.

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7:17am Thursday 3rd July 2014

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7:13am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Rod Millman can give an already profitable week further polish by saddling Burnt Fingers to victory at Haydock.

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7:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

The rather pessimistically named Hard Core Debt can finally cash in at Catterick.Trainer Brian Ellison has been unable to get a win on the board with the four-year-old since his arrival from Ireland last summer, but that may change after the Yorkshire Welcomes Le Grand Depart Handicap.

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7:35am Tuesday 1st July 2014

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7:33am Tuesday 1st July 2014

There is a decent card from Hamilton Park this afternoon with the feature the £15,000 Conditions Stakes over five furlongs which sees the British debut of the former Italian trained Victory Laurel blinkered for the first time for Robert Cowell.

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7:32am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Master Bond can scorch a trail to victory in the Chatelherault Palace Handicap at Hamilton.

More to come insists golden girl Hitchon

Lancashire Telegraph: Sophie Hitchon says she's learned from the European Championships.

7:38am Monday 30th June 2014

BURNLEY hammer thrower Sophie Hitchon insists she will head into the busy summer looking to prove a point after limping to gold at the Sainsbury’s British Championships on Sunday.

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7:35am Monday 30th June 2014

SATURDAY’S Irish Derby proved a stroll in the park for Epsom winner Australia, the Ballydoyle colt that was bred for classic success completed the double with the minimal of fuss and heads the betting as the 3/1 favourite with BetVictor for the Prix De L’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp in October.

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7:33am Monday 30th June 2014

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Murray retains her British title

Lancashire Telegraph: Samantha Murray

7:28am Monday 30th June 2014

Samantha Murray successfully defended her British Modern Pentathlon title in Solihull yesterday.

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7:26am Monday 30th June 2014

Pallister can confirm recent form with Winstanley and take home top honours in the Spindrifter Conditions Stakes at Pontefract.

World Cup Memories: Kevin’s dream trip was an Italian job

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8:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

KEVIN Moran had already roomed with the current manager of Barcelona by the time he took on a who’s who of football at Italia ’90. Just for good measure, he even had an audience with the Pope.

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7:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

Pique Sous may not have been quite ready for the John Smith’s Northumberland Plate but Lucky Bridle can prove an able deputy for Willie Mullins in the handicap feature at Newcastle.

Accrington Stanley mourn death of former chairman Eric Whalley

Lancashire Telegraph: Eric Whalley with former Stanley manager John Coleman

11:52pm Friday 27th June 2014

FORMER Accrington Stanley chairman Eric Whalley has died, aged 74.

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7:59am Friday 27th June 2014

A chance should be taken on Magic Of Reality in the Betfred TV/EBF Stallions Hoppings Stakes at Newcastle on Friday.

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7:57am Friday 27th June 2014

Doncaster stage the pick of the afternoon action including a valuable Handicap for the classic generation over a mile. Only seven go to post but all have a chance including Moohaarib (3.35) who landed a Ripon maiden with the minimum of fuss last time.

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7:56am Friday 27th June 2014

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7:55am Wednesday 25th June 2014

Johnno ran an excellent race in defeat last time and can emerge on top in another competitive renewal of the bookmakers.co.uk Carlisle Bell at the Cumbria venue on Wednesday.

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7:54am Wednesday 25th June 2014

The Bibury Cup is the feature race at Salisbury this afternoon and Fun Mac’s win at Leicester back in April reads very well when you consider the fourth home was none other than Eagle Top who ran away with the King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot.



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