The new Flat season is well and truly in full swing. And two of the highlights of the year -- the Epsom Derby Festival (May 31 and June 1) and Royal Ascot (June 18-22) -- are just around the corner.
Harpur Hill Primary School’s netball team has been crowned Derbyshire champions.
High Peak rider Chris Moore recorded a double victory in the combined lightweight and classic races at Darley Moor Motorcycle Road Race Club on Bank Holiday Monday.
Bank Holiday Monday saw the running of the Buxton Mountain Time Trial, organised by Buxton Cycling Club.
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Buxton RUFC’s Sunnyfields ground hosted the Derbyshire ‘finals day’ on bank holiday Monday.
Hope Valley wheelchair basketball player Maddie Thompson has barely stopped since the dust settled on London 2012, but she insists she wouldn’t have it any other way as she targets European glory this summer.
OUR resident expert, RICHARD SILVERWOOD (Scoop Racing), looks back on the two-day Guineas Festival at Newmarket, which helped to draw a line under the anabolic steroids controversy that hit Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin training empire.
One of the most common creatures frequenting the underwater world is the mighty midge.
Christian Iddon picked up his first World Supersport Championship points of the season after a solid 11th-place finish at Assen, in The Netherlands.
Hope Valley wheelchair basketball player Maddie Thompson has barely stopped since the dust settled on London 2012 but she insists she wouldn’t have it any other way as she targets European glory this summer.
Chapel-en-le-Frith boxer Jack Massey is eyeing further titles after his recent success at the ABA Elite Senior Championships.
Hope Valley College PE teacher Angie Astbury has been selected to represent Great Britain in the European Triathlon Union, European Triathlon Championships in Alanya in Turkey in June.
TWO of the best, and most informative, meetings of the early weeks of the Flat season are at Newmarket and Newbury. Our resident expert RICHARD SILVERWOOD was there for all four days and reports back here on horses to follow as the campaign progresses.
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Weather for Buxton
Thursday 23 May 2013
Temperature: 3 C to 8 C
Wind Speed: 17 mph
Wind direction: North west
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Wind direction: North east