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Buxton Hitmen face tough task after first leg defeat to Belle Vue

Buxton Hitmen will face an uphill battle if they are to move into the next round of the National League KO Cup as they suffered a 58-32 first leg defeat at the National Speedway Stadium against last seasons’ league champions Belle Vue on Friday night.

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Buxton race ace Kent moves up to fourth, despite rain

Buxton race ace Kent moves up to fourth, despite rain

Buxton racer Chris Kent managed two podium finishes and a new lap record to close the gap in the battle for the BMC MZ250 Championship at the recently re-surfaced Silverstone International Circuit.

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Iddon hails positive weekend after climbing up the standings at Brands Hatch

A solid points haul for Christian Iddon saw the TYCO BMW rider climb five places, to sixth, in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship standings at Brands Hatch, over the weekend.

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Good turnout for Pavilion Gardens 5k

Good turnout for Pavilion Gardens 5k

Jake Fearn led his Buxton AC team-mates to a resounding victory at Mow Cop hill race over in Staffordshire recently, and at 46.17 was a full 30 seconds ahead of the second runner.

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Buxton Hitmen boss refuses to be downbeat after defeat

Buxton Hitmen boss Joshua Moss is taking the positives out of his side’s spiritied defeat against last seasons’ National League runners-up and Cup holders Eastbourne.

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Broke generator forces postponement of Buxton Hitmen’s fixture with Stoke

Buxton Hitmen’s first home meeting of the season against Stoke in the National Trophy on Sunday afternoon has had to be postponed after the generator at the Hi-Edge Raceway broke down on Saturday.

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GRAND NATIONAL: preview and top tips from our expert

It’s the day when millions of us are tempted into having a flutter. A bet down at the bookies or online, or a go on the sweepstake at work. Even Grandma has been known to splash out with her 50p each/way.

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Blaklion, fourth last year and ready to run a big race again.

GRAND NATIONAL: pinsticker’s guide to all the runners

Finding the winner of the Grand National is often likened to finding the numbers you need to land the National Lottery.

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REVEALED: the horse most likely to win the Grand National (statistically speaking!)

As punters saddle up for the return of the Grand National on Saturday, historical research into previous winners has unearthed the horse with the best chance of grabbing the £561,300 prize. And it’s VIRGILIO!

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Buxton Hitmen ready for tough start to new season

The Buxton Hitmen launch their 2018 campaign with two meetings within the space of 24-hours with a long trek South to face Eastbourne on Saturday evening 7.30pm.

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VIDEO: Excitement builds ahead of Grand National

More than 600 million people worldwide are expected to view this Saturday’s Grand National.

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Last finishes first to make England history with women’s mountain biking gold

Bakewell’s Annie Last wheeled her way to Gold Coast Gold after winning the women’s mountain biking at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Chapel darts player helps England retain British title

Chapel darts player helps England retain British title

Chapel-en-le-Frith darts player Mick Haynes helped England retain the BDO British International Championship in Wales.

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Buxton teen Abbie Wood impresses at first Games

Buxton swimmer Abbie Wood reached the final in each of her events at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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New season closes in for Darley Moor Motor Cyle Road Race Club

New season closes in for Darley Moor Motor Cyle Road Race Club

Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Club have been busy getting the circuit, near Ashbourne, (DE6 2ET), ready for Round one of the 2018 season this coming weekend.

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Buxton juniors impress at Todd Crag Fell Race

Buxton juniors impress at Todd Crag Fell Race

Buxton AC juniors made an impressive start to the English running season in the Todd Crag Fell race – the first of six championship events.

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Saxon Warrior wins the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster for trainer Aidan O'Brien and jockey Ryan Moore.

HORSES TO FOLLOW REWIND: twenty 2yos from the 2017 Flat season

Cheltenham has just passed, and the Grand National Festival at Aintree is just around the corner. But already under way is the new Flat campaign, and the action will soon be cranking up a gear with Newmarket’s Craven meeting and Newbury’s Greenham meeting.

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Buxton's Abbie Wood impresses in Commonwealth Games final

Buxton teenager Abbie Wood took sixth place in her first ever Commonwealth Games swimming final on Thursday.

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Christian Iddon in a relaxed mood at Donington Park. (PHOTO BY: Mike Petch)

Warm-up crashes for Iddon in tough start to Superbike season

Tough conditions, comprising driving rain and cold temperatures, made life difficult for Hayfield rider Christian Iddon in the opening rounds of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship.

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Buxton trio record new PBs at Monsal Half

Buxton trio record new PBs at Monsal Half

Despite the atrocious winter weather conditions of recent months, Buxton Athletics Club’s athletes haven’t let it get in the way of crucial marathon training - and recent races have proved testament to their commitment and dedication.

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