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Vintage Star set for Wetherby
Sue Smith is expecting another good performance from Vintage Star in the £40,000 William Hill Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby on Boxing Day.
Oyston issues apology
Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston has issued a statement apologising for any offence caused by comments he made about disabled people.
Villa appeal Agbonlahor red
Aston Villa have appealed Gabby Agbonlahor's red card against Manchester United on Saturday.
Trade hits top gear at Bangor
A brief wrap-up of the action from Bangor-On-Dee, as UK racing enjoyed a final hurrah before a three-day Christmas break.
Jackett to keep eye on Dicko
Wolves boss Kenny Jackett admitted he pushed Nouha Dicko on his return and will monitor him closely during the festive period.
Kingdoms to miss Leopardstown
John Ferguson is leaning towards running exciting prospect Three Kingdoms in the williamhill.com Novices' Chase at Kempton on Saturday, rather than take him to Leopardstown for the Racing Post Novice Chase a day earlier.
New race set up in Abu Dhabi
The organisers of the Giro d’Italia have set up a new end-of-season race, the Abu Dhabi Tour.
Muller hails Bayern desire
Goalkeeper Heinz Muller says Bayern Munich have an obsession for success which he has never before seen having spent the last few months with the German champions.
Moore glee at Grugy canter
Sire De Grugy delighted trainer Gary Moore as he cantered for the first time since suffering a hip injury that has so far this season kept him off the track.
Bath sign Fiji international
Bath have signed Fijian scrum-half Nikola Matawalu for the 2015/16 season.
Hyypia quits as Brighton boss
Sami Hyypia has left Brighton after the club accepted his resignation as manager.
Revel in a Long hat-trick
Our pedigree expert Chris Hill brings us his weekly round-up of what's been in the news in the racing bloodstock scene.
Sign set for Christmas cracker
Owner Matt Morgan believes the right decision was made to skip Ascot on Saturday with Sign Of A Victory and instead have a crack at the unbeaten Faugheen in the William Hill Christmas Hurdle on Friday.
Zeman linked with Cagliari exit
Zdenek Zeman's days as Cagliari coach appear to be numbered with the Serie A strugglers reportedly set to part company with the Czech.
Board heckled at Rangers AGM
Rangers chairman David Somers struggled to make himself heard as he delivered his annual statement amid boos and heckles at the club's AGM at Ibrox Stadium
Finale countdown for young guns
A handful of the most promising juvenile hurdlers seen out so far this season have been entered for the coral.co.uk Finale Juvenile Hurdle at Chepstow on Saturday.
Fans urge Oyston to resign
Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston is facing calls to resign after a series of text messages to a fan, which are alleged to have come from his mobile phone, were made public.
Ramos in no rush for Real deal
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos insists he is in no rush to sign a new contract at the Bernabeu.
Alex's racing tips
Alex Hammond previews the busy festive period and believes Silviniaco Conti can strike again at Kempton.
Taylor: Newcastle to blame
Steven Taylor says Newcastle only have themselves to blame for Adam Johnson’s 90th-minute winner for Sunderland in the Tyne-Wear derby on Sunday.
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