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Ladies cruise past Manchester on their way to the semi-finals

North Derbyshire Ladies put on a power-packed display against Greater Manchester, writes Jack Header.

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Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: updated selections for Saturday

It’s the fifth and final day of Royal Ascot, with the highlights being a couple of 6f sprints, the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes and the cavalry-charge that is the Wokingham Handicap.

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Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: updated selections for Friday

A stunning card is in prospect for day four of Royal Ascot, spearheaded by two Group Ones, the Commonwealth Cup and the Coronation Stakes.

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Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: updated selections for Thursday

Royal Ascot, the greatest Flat meeting in the world, is in full swing now, and today is Ladies’ Day, highlighted by the Gold Cup.

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Will Longden of Buxton AC (Pic: Frank Golden)

Longden continues his silver streak in Fell Championships

Buxton AC’s youngsters braved some horrible conditions to make their coach proud at the English Junior Fell Championships.

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Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: preview and tips for all five days

The country is consumed by the World Cup. But for racing fans, the drama in Russia takes a back seat this week to Royal Ascot.

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Whaley Bridge and county regular Paul Hawker has lifted the 2018 White Cup.

Hawker lifts the White Cup on his home green

Whaley Bridge and county regular Paul Hawker has lifted the 2018 White Cup.

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Fell runners race in the national championships

Fell runners race in the national championships

In the second event of the British Fell Championships at Tal Y Mignedd, Gwynedd in North Wales, in the men’s race, Buxton AC’s Alasdair Campbell was 56th in a time of 39.49 from a field of 186 runners.

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Rhododendron pips Lightning Spear to victory in the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury last month. Now they are set to meet again at Royal Ascot.

COUNTDOWN TO ROYAL ASCOT: five fascinating duels to savour

This year’s Royal Ascot throws up some fascinating duels to savour in big Group One races that are part of the Qipco Champions Series.

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Rachel gets GB call for Paris Games

Rachel gets GB call for Paris Games

New Mills swimmer Rachel Tweedie, 20, has been selected by UKSA to represent Great Britain at the forthcoming INAS European Summer Games in Paris.

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Buxton fell race juniors shine in Edale sunshine

Buxton fell race juniors shine in Edale sunshine

Buxton Athletic Club’s juniors excelled in the sunshine at the first Accelerate Gritstone series race - the Edale Fell Race, staged as part of the Edale Country Fair.

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Frank Lampard is planning his first moves in the transfer market.

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Photo by Ian Charles:''Tom Woolley  (left) with Buxton's Assistant manager Josh Moss''Belle Vue Cool Running Colts v Buxton  Hitmen, Travel Plus National League,  31 May 2017

Buxton Hitmen set for Birmingham test

Buxton head to the West Midlands to face in form Birmingham in the National Trophy at Perry Barr on Wednesday night, 7.30pm.

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It's all smiles from this resident of Mark Johnston's yard in Middleham, Yorkshire at an open day there earlier this year. Could Johnston himself be full of joy after one of his crack 2yos wins at Royal Ascot? (PHOTO BY: James Hardisty, Yorkshire Post Newspapers)

COUNTDOWN TO ROYAL ASCOT: promising 2yos likely to make an impact

We know all about the big names set to rock up at Royal Ascot next week. Horses such as Cracksman, Order Of St George, Battaash, Lady Aurelia, Rhododendron, Vazirabad and Harry Angel.

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Jack Massey makes a ‘statement’ on Tyson Fury undercard

Jack Massey makes a ‘statement’ on Tyson Fury undercard

Jack Massey has moved up to fifth in the UK cruiserweight rankings after his second round knockout of Ian Tims at Manchester Arena.

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Masar, ridden by Willam Buick, storms home from Dee Ex Bee (far side) and Roaring Lion to spring an upset in the Investec Derby at Epsom.

DERBY VERDICT: why Godolphin deserved the glory, and why the hot favourite was beaten

The smug postscript to last week’s pre-Derby column would be to celebrate the fact that yes, my fancy ROARING LION did indeed make it third time lucky and exact his revenge on the hot favourite, SAXON WARRIOR.

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Buxton AC runners hot heel it despite soaring temperatures

Buxton AC runners hot heel it despite soaring temperatures

The current heatwave, whilst a welcome change to the usual British rain and cold, is taking it’s toll on the running and racing fraternity.

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Buxton’s battling Winstanley misses out on BDO World Trophy title

Buxton’s battling Winstanley misses out on BDO World Trophy title

Lorraine Winstanley battled hard to earn a runner-up spot in the BDO World Trophy on Sunday evening as she was edged out by an in from Fallon Sherrock at the Preston Guildhall.

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Josh Moss expecting tough test for Buxton Hitmen against Cradley

Buxton Hitmen make the trip to Monmore Green to face Cradley in the National Trophy on Monday night, 7.30pm.

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Buxton Hitmen beaten after final race drama

Buxton suffered heart-break as the Belle Vue Colts snatched a 46-43 victory over the Hitmen in the Travel Plus National League at Hi-Edge Raceway on Sunday.

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