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GRAND NATIONAL: ante-post shortlist of seven for Aintree’s great race

With the Cheltenham Festival just around the corner, it seems incongruous to start talking about the Grand National.

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Huge win for Belper as promotion race hots up

Huge win for Belper as promotion race hots up

Belper HC completed a routine win against bottom club Worcester HC to set up a showdown with promotion rivals Harborne next week.

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Altior (right) on his way to victory, and a classy comeback, in the Betfair Exchange Game Spirit Chase at Newbury on Saturday.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: Altior and Native River back with a bang

The weather didn’t play ball, but since when has it? Behind the veneer of sheeting rain and icy winds, Newbury’s pre-Cheltenham Festival meeting at the weekend very much fitted the ‘Super Saturday’ template that was created for it.

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In pictures: Megaslam wrestling Belper rumble is a clash of the titans

The stars of Megaslam Wrestling sent a packed crowd into a frenzy as they smacked down in Belper on Sunday.

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Damian Jarzembowski, who scored his first goal for the club, in the thick of the action during Belper's 3-1 victory away to Stourport in the Premier Division of the Midland Men's Hockey League. (PHOTO BY: Mark@stanleyonline.co.uk)

Belper make it the perfect ten at top of hockey league table

Priceless first goals for the club by Damian Jarzembowski and James Gough enabled Belper to register the perfect ten at the top of the Premier Division in the Midland Men’s Hockey League.

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Prize money would be ‘a game-changer’ for Derbyshire athletics club

Amber Valley and Erewash Athletics Club is in with a shot of winning a “game-changing” £200,000 in a national competition.

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Total Recall, who was one of seven winners for champion trainer Willie Mullins at the new Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown.

Ireland showcases the cream of Jumps racing -- ahead of more dominance at Cheltenham Festival

The decision to switch TV coverage of Irish racing from At The Races to Racing UK from next January has caused consternation and triggered quite a kerfuffle.

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In-form Belper march on with ninth successive win

Head coach Ben Lamb was delighted as Belper 1sts made it nine wins out of nine with a 4-1 home win over Loughborough Town in the Midlands Premier Division.

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Armsons director Sally Walters, Belper Meadows Community Sports Club's Wendy Morris, Rob Basford of Amber Pre-Cast, and Roger Carter of Carter Construction prepare to lay a ceremonial date stone at the club house.

Belper Meadows Sports Club pavilion builders mark historic moment

A ceremonial date stone has been laid at the Belper Meadows Community Sports Club new pavilion, built by Carter Construction and Armsons.

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The titans of Megaslam Wrestling will return to Belper Leisure Centre for a day of family entertainment on Sunday, February 11.

Megaslam Wrestling stars get ready to rumble at Belper Leisure Centre

The stars of Megaslam Wrestling are getting ready for a smackdown at Belper Leisure Centre, after proving a big hit on previous visits.

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Racing remains the second-best attended sport in the UK, behind only football.

Ditch the myths -- it’s cool and hip to go racing, especially on the Flat

A couple of myths that tend to sit lazily, and largely unchallenged, on racing’s debating table, have been exploded by the latest research released by the Racecourse Association (RCA).

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Hockey honour for Olympic gold medallist Hollie

Former Belper Hockey Club junior Hollie Pearne-Webb said she was “surprised and honoured” to be named UK Women’s Player of the Year.

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Belper firefighter Bex Sims has won a place on a crew for the sixth leg of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Belper firefighter to compete in Clipper Round the World yacht race

A firefighter from Belper has won the chance to join a crew competing in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race later this spring.

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An exclusive collection of 25 horses to have caught the eye this Jumps season and likely to go on to big-race success. (PHOTO BY: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: horses to follow from the Jumps season so far

Inexorably, inevitably, the Cheltenham Festival is swinging into view. The rest of the Jumps season, which now resembles one, long dress-rehearsal, one, long schooling session, has hit the home straight and the winning post of mid-March is on the horizon.

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Dixon double keeps Belper top of the league table

First-team coach Ben Lamb was delighted as Belper won 3-2 at Bournville to stay top of the Midlands Premier Division.

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COLUMN: Top golf tips for winter practice sessions

Happy New Year to you all.

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Dele Alli

RUMOUR MILL: Spurs keen to tie down Alli, Keita could arrive at Liverpool early;

Spurs are in contract talks with Dele Alli while Naby Keita could be heading to Liverpool earlier than planned.

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The favourite, Poetic Rhythm (right), pounces late on Mulcahy's Hill, to win the Grade One Betfred Challow Novices' Hurdle at Newbury on Saturday.

CHRISTMAS RACING REVIEW: from Faugheen and Might Bite to Sizing John and Buveur D’Air

Like unwanted presents strewn at the bottom of the Christmas tree, a sackful of shocks and surprises rocked the racing programme over the festive holiday.

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End of an era as club says farewell to coach

End of an era as club says farewell to coach

Swimmers as young as four took part in the Belper Marlin SC Mini-Marlin Championships at Heanor Leisure Centre, aiming to win medals and trophies.

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Blaklion, impressive winner of the Randox Health Becher Chase over the Grand National fences at Aintree on Saturday.

Gold Cup hero back with bang in weekend that was Sceaux (or Sceau) good

You had to know your Sceaux from your Sceau when analysing and assessing a weekend of racing action that warmed the cockles of even the coldest of hearts amid the ice and snow.

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