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Buoyant Tudhope crowned Cock O’ The North jockey for the first time

There are those who reckon Doncaster’s November Handicap meeting, which wrapped up a magnificent 2017 Flat season on Saturday, has lost its pizzazz.

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Aussies have fitness weak link says ex England skipper Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan believes Australia could be one injury away from Ashes series “vulnerability”.

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Mark Selby won the title for the second time by beating Ronnie OSullivan in the final last year

WIN: World Snooker tickets to 2017 Betway UK Championship in York

World Snooker's top stars return to York this month for the Betway UK Championship and here’s your chance to win tickets to the showpiece final.

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Trevor Fox: The pole-vault coach who turns no athlete away has a triple Olympic dream

He’s never stood on the podium. He doesn’t have any medals.

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Sheffield boxer predicts he will make a big impact in the New Year

Muheeb Fazeldin promises 2018 will be a “banger” of a year - and on his last performance, it’s difficult to argue theh point.

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Thomas Turner  ended his first, full major UK kart Championship season in 3rd-place, and set race fastest lap in the process.

Rotherham’s Thomas Turner, 18, finishes third in his debut Super One Series karting

Teenage karting ace, Thomas Turner has ended his first, full major UK Championship season in third-place, at the PFi circuit’s Super One Series karting finals.

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Saxon Warrior wins the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster to give trainer Aidan O'Brien the new world record for Group One wins in a calendar year.

HORSES TO FOLLOW: 20 promising 2yos to remember for the Flat next spring

With just one weekend of the Flat season to go, courtesy of a terrific card at Doncaster, the mindsets of most punters are now switched on to the Jumps game. And it’s a time of year when many of us draw up horses to follow through the winter and on to the big festivals at Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown next spring.

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Sheffield basketball sponsors ‘show some love’ for shirt appeal

Leading Sheffield firms have added their support to a t-shirt appeal launched by professional basketball side DBL Sharks Sheffield to raise funds and awareness for those affected by recent natural disasters in the USA.

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James Taylor (Rotherham) with the Ginetta Junior G40 race car he will be driving after winning the Ginetta Junior Scholarship 2018

Great boost for young Rotherham motor racer James Taylor

Rotherham’s James Taylor has won the biggest and one of the most sought-after prizes in UK motorsport; the 2018 Ginetta Junior Scholarship providing a fully-funded season in the 2018 Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship.

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Champion jockey Richard Johnson (left) with one of his main challengers for this year's title trophy, Sam Twiston-Davies. (PHOTO BY: Fiona Crawford)

Richard Johnson in the box-seat for his third jump jockeys’ championship

Once the Breeders’ Cup is out of the way, the focus of the racing community can switch wholeheartedly to the Jumps season, which stepped up a gear with the first meeting at Cheltenham last weekend.

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Racing Post day at Doncaster Racecourse on Friday

Racing Post day at Doncaster Racecourse on Friday

Hyperfocus seems to relish cut in the ground so the autumnal conditions in the Racing Post/SIS Betting Shop Manager Handicap at Doncaster should be right up his street.

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Cracksman and jockey Frankie Dettori, showing off his trademark flying dismount, who were the stars of the show on Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot. (PHOTO BY: Simon Hulme, Yorkshire Post Newspapers)

Frankel legacy lives on thanks to Cracksman, star of Ascot’s Champions Day

Journeying down to Ascot on Saturday, I was staggered to read in one of the previews that the Qipco British Champions Day concept had a “difficult birth” back in 2011.

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David Allen after defeat to Lenroy Thomas in May

Disappointment for David Allen as Lenroy Thomas fight scrapped

It was meant to be the biggest night of his boxing career but now David Allen does not know whether he will be boxing at all.

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Sheffield boxing: City light heavyweight calls out local rival

Scott Westgarth is calling out Danny Tombs for a battle of local light heavyweight prospects.

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One of the star attractions of Qipco Champions Day, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes favourite Ribchester, with his trainer Richard Fahey, at an open day at his yard last month. (PHOTO BY: Tony Johnson).

Race-by-race guide and tips for Qipco Champions Day at Ascot

Long gone are the days when you waved goodbye to the Flat season on the tail of the winner of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on the first Sunday in October.

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Future Olympian boxer looking for sponsorship

Future Olympian boxer looking for sponsorship

North Lindsey College student Gemma Richardson has been tipped as the next big thing in female boxing.

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Chinese superstar Ding Junhui anxious to avoid burn-out in Barnsley

Chinese superstar Ding Junhui anxious to avoid burn-out in Barnsley

Ding Junhui is one of the favourites for every tournament he enters but after winning Monday’s battle of South Yorkshire, the superstar claims his main goal this week is simply conserving energy. The Sheffield-based cueman beat Doncaster’s Chris Keogan in the first round of the Dafabet English Open in Barnsley; a 4-1 triumph.

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Championship winner Max Cook. Photo: Hairy Beast Pix.

Barnsley’s Wilson Racing end season with three podium finishes

Barnsley’s Wilson Racing Moto3 team were in action at the final round of the Hel Performance Motostar British standard class Championship last weekend.

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Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington and Bengal Brasserie managing director Malik Miah celebrating knockout new curry - the Rogan Josh Warrington

WIN: Rogan Josh Warrington meal for two and big fight tickets

IT'S the hottest ticket in town and we are giving you the chance to win this knockout prize - a meal for two to try the new Rogan Josh Warrington curry, named after the Leeds Warrior and tickets to see him fight this Saturday

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Sheffield snooker star Adam Duffy upbeat despite first round English Open defeat at Barnsley Metrodome

Adam Duffy may have been eliminated in the Dafabet English Open first round yesterday but the Sheffield snooker star insists his confidence remains undiminished.

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