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Great demand for Tingle Creek Chase day tickets

PA Sport 4:13pm, Sat 28 Nov 2020

Sandown will welcome a limited crowd next week (Alan Crowhurst/PA) Jockey Club Racecourses report a “fantastic” response after tickets for next week’s Betfair Tingle Creek Chase day went on sale. Spectators are set to return to racecourses on Wednesday for the first time since March – barring two pilot events at Doncaster and Warwick in September – after the Government announced limited crowds would be permitted under the post-lockdown restrictions.

Yorkhill sparkles again with shock Rehearsal Chase success

PA Sport 4:07pm, Sat 28 Nov 2020

Yorkhill after his Newcastle win (Nick Robson/PA) Multiple Grade One-winner Yorkhill rolled back the years and caused a 66-1 shock in the Betfair Exchange Rehearsal Handicap Chase at Newcastle. A top-class performer in his days with Willie Mullins, for whom he won twice at the Cheltenham Festival, he badly lost his way in recent seasons and when previous owner Graham Wylie stepped away from the game, his friends David Armstrong and golfer Lee Westwood sent him to Sandy Thomson to see if any ability remained.

Honeysuckle sights set on Hatton’s Grace double

PA Sport 4:04pm, Sat 28 Nov 2020

Honeysuckle was an impressive winner of the Hatton’s Grace last year(PA Wire) Honeysuckle is reported to be in good heart as she bids for back-to-back wins in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Sunday. Trained by Henry de Bromhead, the mare has yet to taste defeat in a point-to-point and eight races under Rules.

Cloth Cap makes all for Ladbrokes Trophy triumph

PA Sport 3:27pm, Sat 28 Nov 2020

Cloth Cap was an impressive winner of the Ladbrokes Trophy (Alan Crowhurst/PA) Cloth Cap ran the opposition into the ground with a superb all-the-way triumph in the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury. The Jonjo O’Neill-trained eight-year-old was given an ultra-positive ride by Tom Scudamore, who also made the most of carrying bottom weight in the prestigious staying handicap chase.

Epatante secures comfortable win in dramatic Fighting Fifth Hurdle

PA Sport 2:33pm, Sat 28 Nov 2020

Epatante won an eventful renewal of the Betfair Fighting Fifth Hurdle (Steve Paston/PA) Epatante impressed when making a winning seasonal debut in a dramatic renewal of the Betfair Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle. Last season’s Champion Hurdle heroine swept to victory over Sceau Royal, taking trainer Nicky Henderson’s record tally in the race to six.

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