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Half way through season

We are now officially half way through the season at Cheltenham, and what a fantastic eight days of action we have had so far since it kicked off in October. Next up is the final...

Skelton improver to take the honours in Classic Chase

By James Daly Tomorrow’s Grade 3 Classic Handicap Chase over 3 miles 5 furlongs at Warwick saw last year’s winner One For Arthur go on to win the Grand National. Whether we will see this year’s...

Back to winning ways for Coventry over Cheltenham Town

Marc McNulty fired Coventry back into the League Two play-off spots with the decisive goal in a 2-1 win over Cheltenham. The Sky Blues have seen their promotion push falter in recent weeks, with just...

Thomas can successfully take on Harry in Long Walk hurdle 

The Long Walk stayers’ hurdle run at Ascot tomorrow likely sees the up and coming five-year-old Thomas Campbell pitched into his first Grade 1, by trainer Nicky Henderson. Clearly, Henderson thinks he is up to...

Gloucester run riot over Zebre

Gloucester gave their fans an early Christmas present at Kingsholm last Saturday afternoon. 69-12 was the final score in this European Rugby Challenge Cup fixture. Ollie Thorley will capture the headlines for his four fabulous...

Spending spree at Kingsholm? 

Gloucester are apparently "spending everything they physically can" on retaining their best players and recruiting new ones, says chief executive Stephen Vaughan. Gloucester are fifth in the Premiership; however, Vaughan wants further improvement. "We're definitely getting...

Blaklion must be on short list for Grand National.

By James Daly  Trained locally by Nigel Twiston Davies, Blaklion was very impressive when readily winning the Grade 3 Becher Chase over the Aintree fences, last Saturday . Usually a prominent racer, it was a...

Moriarty moving on!

Wales back-row Ross Moriarty will join Dragons from Gloucester for the 2017-18 season on a two-year contract. The 23-year-old British and Irish Lions forward will be Dragons' first marquee signing under coach Bernard Jackman. ...

Single wager could pay dividends in Newbury feature

By James Daly Saturday 2nd Dec sees the running of the historic Ladbrokes Trophy Chase (formerly known as the Hennessey Gold Cup), at Newbury over three and quarter miles. A Grade 3 handicap, it normally provides...

Boys’ and girls’ county and district cricket winter training squads 

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) has named its county and district squads for its winter training programme. The players – who range in age from Under 10s to Under 17s – have been selected...

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