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  • A National treasure
  • Mar 16, 2015: Which horse finished third, second and first in successive Grand Nationals?

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  • Cheltenham's triumph
  • Mar 11, 2015: The Triumph Hurdle, now a fixture at Cheltenham, was originally run somewhere else. Where?

  • Cheltenham Festival
  • Money, drama, risk: How Cheltenham rivals Ronaldo
  • Mar 9, 2015: The Cheltenham festival has long been a favourite of footballers and this week's renewal will be vying for attention in the dressing rooms of Premier League teams this week

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  • Horses for courses
  • Feb 27, 2015: Kempton Park and which other course have a race named after Desert Orchid?

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  • A great rivalry
  • Feb 16, 2015: My Dad told me that when Arkle took on Mill House in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, there were no other horses in the race. Is he right?

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  • Winning on both sides of the border
  • Jan 23, 2015: I noticed that Earth Summit won both the English and Scottish Grand Nationals. How many other horses have done this?

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  • A famous chase
  • Jan 7, 2015: Southern Hero was the first winner of which famous horse race, in 1937?

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  • In search of a name
  • Jan 2, 2015: I just watched Dodging Bullets win the Tingle Creek steeplechase at Sandown Park. But where is Tingle Creek?

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  • Dessie a class apart
  • Dec 26, 2014: Has any horse won the King George VI Chase at Kempton more often than Desert Orchid?

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  • Heart trouble
  • Nov 20, 2014: Which Grand National-winning jockey later had a heart transplant?

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  • A foreign affair
  • Nov 14, 2014: The winner of this year's Melbourne Cup was trained in Germany. Was this a first?

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  • Wetherby course comes up short
  • Nov 13, 2014: The Charlie Hall Chase, supposedly run over a distance of three miles and 'about' one furlong, has been 78 yards short for the past five years.

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  • Treve magic
  • Oct 10, 2014: Treve won the Prix de l'Arc Triomphe for the second year running in 2014. How many other horses have done this?

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  • Arise, young Spieth
  • Oct 9, 2014: Jordan Spieth played in the 2014 Ryder Cup aged 21. Is he the youngest to appear in it?

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  • A class apart
  • Sep 17, 2014: Which course stages the most Group One races, and which the least?

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  • Channel hopping
  • Sep 9, 2014: Ajinkya Rahane took four catches for India against England at Edgbaston. Is he the first fielder to do this in a T20 international?

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  • Ruby's National treasure
  • Jul 31, 2014: The Grand National seems often to be won by a jockey who never wins it again. Who was the last man to win it twice?

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