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The George Formby Society “Golden Jubilee” at Haydock Park

Many thanks to Dickon White Managing Director of Haydock Park who agreed to name the above race at the meeting on  Tuesday 13th September 2011 as part of the George Formby Society's “Golden Jubilee” Celebrations, Neil Forshaw reports: Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to …

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World’s top lady jockey to race at Doncaster

The world's most successful female jockey is flying into Britain from the United States to take part in the star-studded 'Leger Legends' race at Doncaster Racecourse as part of the St Leger Festival 2011.  Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to bet (despite being …

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Guide to The International at Cheltenham

The International is a top class two-day meeting that takes place at Cheltenham in early December each year. It’s an exciting opportunity to see horses working their way towards The Festival in March – and also provides some early Christmas racing with a festive atmosphere and a bit of Christmas shopping on offer! Across both …

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The International – History of the December Gold Cup

The December Gold Cup was introduced at Cheltenham in December, 1963, three years after the successful Mackeson Gold Cup (now the Paddy Power Gold Cup) which is held the previous month. Originally under the sponsorship of Massey Ferguson, the very valuable and prestigious handicap chase had a number of sponsors before settling with the title, …

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The International – The December Gold Cup Facts & Figures

Here are some Facts & Figures about The December Gold Cup which is run at The International Meeting, Cheltenham in early December each year: * The December Gold Cup usually takes place over two miles and five furlongs on the New Course at Cheltenham. In 2003, because of the lack of rain over the summer …

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The International – History of the International Hurdle

The International Hurdle, run over two miles and a furlong, is one of the most valuable hurdle races of the season. The contest is part of ‘The Road To Cheltenham’, a series of four races that also includes the Grade 1 Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle in November and The Grade 2 Champion Hurdle Trial …

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The International – The International Hurdle Facts & Figures

Here are some Facts & Figures about The International Hurdle, which is run at The International Meeting, Cheltenham in early December each year: * The International Hurdle was first run in 1963, when Scottish Memories was successful. * Up until 1977, the prestigious contest was run as the Cheltenham Trial Hurdle. It was renamed in …

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