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Punter scoops £281,000 pay-out at Southwell for just £7 stake

PA Sport 8:51pm, Tue 30 Nov 2021

A general view of a ‘Thank you for visiting Southwell racecourse’ sign at Southwell Racecourse. A punter taking a close interest in the jumping action at Southwell on Tuesday was rewarded with a mammoth pay-out of over £281,000 for a total stake of just £7. The William Hill customer placed a series of multiples on seven horses at morning prices – which included a winner at 150-1.

Indefatigable disappointment put into perspective for Webber

PA Sport 4:49pm, Tue 30 Nov 2021

Indefatigable may head to Cheltenham, according to trainer Paul Webber (Tim Goode/PA) The untimely death of prominent racing and eventing veterinarian Terry Horgan on Sunday has put racing into perspective for trainer Paul Webber. Horgan, who had 44 years’ experience as a vet (FEI), rider and owner, had lunch with Webber and owner Philip Rocher at Newbury on Friday, ahead of Indefatigable’s run in the Grade Two Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle.

Plans fluid for Cloth Cap – but no King George

PA Sport 3:18pm, Tue 30 Nov 2021

Jonjo O’Neill has ruled Cloth Cap out of the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day (Alan Crowhurst/PA) Jonjo O’Neill has ruled Cloth Cap out of the King George VI Chase at Kempton, despite running “a cracker” when sixth in the Ladbrokes Trophy Chase at Newbury on Saturday. Under a hefty 11st 8lb, the nine-year-old was prominent in the three-and-a-quarter-mile Grade Three handicap until turning for home, before fading under Tom Scudamore.

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