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All the stars aligned as Newbury serves up best meeting of Jumps season so far

It’s not often all the stars are aligned and you get all your ducks in a row at a race meeting. But that was definitely the case last weekend at Newbury, who dished up the best, and most enjoyable, fare of the Jumps season so far.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: WWE legends bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas

WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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Racing legend John Francome, who was champion jockey seven times.

Legend John Francome looks back as Newbury’s big race begins new era

You might know it as the Hennessy Gold Cup. But you have to get used to calling it the Ladbrokes Trophy from now on.

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Sheffield boxing fundraiser for trip of a lifetime

Glyn Rhodes’ Sheffield Boxing Centre recently staged another successful fundraising show at Crookes WMC and raised £928 in the process.

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Elgin (left) powers past long-time leader Misterton at the final flight to win the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham, the feature race on Sunday. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert/PA Wire/PA Images)

Cheltenham’s November meeting was the most underwhelming I can remember

Cheltenham’s November meeting, better known under its previous guise as The Open or even the Paddy Power, is so popular that its reputation is largely untouchable.

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Dancing on IceLive UK Tour is back withJayne Torvill and Christopher Dean

VIDEO: Dancing On Ice Live Tour 2018 skates back to Yorkshire at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Dancing on Ice returns to our TV screens next year and today fans got the news they have been waiting for - the live tour is also back with Yorkshire dates at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena.
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Barnsley’s Wilson Racing riders Max Cook and Charlie Atkins impress in European Talent Cup

Wilson Racing riders Max Cook and Charlie Atkins competed in the final round of the European Talent Cup. Under clear blue skies the young riders got to enjoy the famous Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia and compete against some of the best young riders in Europe.

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Runners ready to compete title winning phase at Penistone

The third round of the South Yorkshire Cross Country League takes place tomorrow at the Penistone Showground.

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Jockey Danny Tudhope after he was crowned Cock O' The North at Doncaster on Saturday.

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

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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

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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