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HORSE RACING: Wolf is hunting a success at Ascot

Wolf Of Windlesham looks intent on tackling the Keltbray Holloway’s Handicap Hurdle at Ascot on Saturday for Tyringham trainer Stuart Edmunds.

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Jonjo O'Neill

TOWCESTER RACES: Dream time for Jonjo O’Neill at Towcester

Trainer Jonjo O’Neill and jockey Killian Moore ensured the dream theme continued in the fourth running of the Totepool Caroline Beesley Memorial Handicap

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TOWCESTER RACES: Oliver scores welcome winner with Signed Request

TOWCESTER RACES: Oliver scores welcome winner with Signed Request

Signed Request took Henry Oliver off the cold list at Towcester despite the fact the nine year-old gelding had been retired six months ago.

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Cloonacool (left) is one of several exciting stars for in form Tyringham trainer Stuart Edmunds who was successful at Kempton on Monday with Vinegar Hill

HORSE RACING: Trainer Edmunds deflects plaudits after Kempton winner

Trainer Stuart Edmunds deflected the plaudits after Vinegar Hill gave his Tyringham yard a seventh winner of the season at Kempton on Monday.

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The Ben Case trained Graceful Legend was successful at Towcester last Thursday

HORSE RACING: Brown desperate to land a winner!

A bout of winter seconditis is one thing but filling the runners-up berth is becoming an annoying affliction for Towcester-based owner Steve Brown, who remains optimistic the habit will soon change.

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HORSE RACING: Ackerman confirms Towcester chasing more jump meetings

HORSE RACING: Ackerman confirms Towcester chasing more jump meetings

Towcester will step up its bid to increase jumping cards in the wake of Thursday’s additional meeting, switched across from Taunton.

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TOWCESTER RETURN - Pinkie Brown will run at the Northants track on Thursday

TOWCESTER PREVIEW: Will Fled Or Pled try and repeat shock Towcester success?

Three of the six winners from Towcester’s first 2016/17 meeting could return to Northamptonshire when the local track hosts an extra fixture on Thursday afternoon which starts at 12.45pm.

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Midnight Jazz could be given a Cheltenham Festival target by Edgcote trainer Ben Case (left)

HORSE RACING: Midnight Jazz could be set for Cheltenham appearance

Gutsy mare Midnight Jazz could be given a Cheltenham Festival target next March by Edgcote trainer Ben Case.

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Naps winner Gary Pritchard with Dalepak's Mick White

SUMMER NAPS: Gary finally gets the biggest prize

The absence of long priced winners during the 2016 Dalepak Summer Naps League persisted to the bitter end. Yet at long last, champion Gary Pritchard (Fat Gazza) could finally relax.

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Sam Twiston-Davies was all smiles at Towcester last week with Harpole couple Mick and Sheila White and trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies after winning a race in their name but the jockey has been in the wars since...

HORSE RACING: Rose set to bloom in Hereford run

A hop to Hereford on Halloween looks like being the next outing for the Ben Case-trained Pretty Rose, a runner-up to the handicap blot Innocent Girl in Towcester’s first contest of its 2016/17 season last Wednesday.

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Horse racing returned to Towcester on Wednesday

TOWCESTER RACES: Fled Or Pled upsets the odds in Towcester opener

No-one should need reminding Towcester can prove a setting for the unlikely and bizarre although a four month break ahead of Wednesday’s meeting meant we all felt a little ring rusty.

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Ben Case is hoping for a Towcester success

Mulholland and Morgan hoping for opening day success as horse racing returns to Towcester

Trainers Neil Mulholland and Paul Morgan will attempt to repeat victories of 12 months ago as Towcester resumes jump racing on Wednesday when the action is due to get underway at 2.20pm.

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Trainer Ben Case is pictured with (from left) First Drift, stable girl Kodie Aubrey, George Case, Croco Bay, Pulp Fiction, jockey Kielan Woods and Millie Lucock at his  Wardington Gate Farm stables on Sunday (Picture courtesy of Tudor Photography)

HORSE RACING: Case hopeful of a winning winter

Untapped potential is all around us, lurking in the corner of every horse box. Yet Edgcote trainer Ben Case is a mellow customer these days and pretends not to see it...

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Becky Smith sporting her habitual yellow riding helmet on board Angel Meadow on the Middleham gallops with trainer Micky Hammond

HORSE RACING: Smith seems sure to add to her tally

Inspiration is a precious powder served best sprinkled liberally upon life’s rich casserole.

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Kevin Ackerman

HORSE RACING: Ackerman is back in the saddle at Towcester

Chief executive Kevin Ackerman remains steadfast in his desire to drive Towcester Racecourse ahead and is eagerly awaiting the return of National Hunt racing to the course next month.

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Katie Gale turned in another respectable effort at Worcester on Tuesday night when she finished third in the 
colours of local man Geoff Goodwin

HORSE RACING: Edmunds is a victim of his own success

An ambitious plan to increase the number of boxes at his Fences Farm base at Tyringham on the county border with Buckinghamshire is spurring on local trainer Stuart Edmunds after a successful 2015/16 season.

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Jules Osmany

HORSE RACING: Jules rediscovers her love of racing

Precocious filly Quiet Reflection is set to light up Newmarket on Saturday and bring the next thrilling chapter to a Northampton woman intent on fulfilling her racing dream.

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Flying Angel, which was just touched off at Cheltenham in the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in March, is at the head of the team for Brackley businessman Rob Rexton

HORSE RACING: Rexton revelling in the good times

It says something about the strength of your team if an animal with six wins can still be called the forgotten horse, but county-based businessman Rob Rexton used that phrase to describe Thunder Sheik this week.

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SMILE please... five year-old Evelyn Labrum-Eggleton steals the show at Towcester last week with her mum Danielle and trainer Henry Daly	 (Picture: www.gjmultimedia.co.uk)

HORSE RACING: Caroline Bailey strikes Gold once again

The Caroline Bailey-trained Gold Ingot ensured the stable’s steady run of early summer form continued, when winning the 2m 3f handicap chase at Market Rasen last Friday.

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Upbeat Cobbler warmed the hearts of football fans once again (Picture: www.gjmultimedia.co.uk)

HORSE RACING: Kayla is the toast of the local track

Small is sometimes beautiful, and if Tyringham trainer Stuart Edmunds is to be believed, it can often be quite tasty as well.

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