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Seamour ready for return to hurdling – Ellison

BRIAN ELLISON is hopeful top Flat standard-bearer Seamour can become a high-class hurdler.

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Police at work

The Yorkshire Post Says: Policing posers - making the most of technology

Politicians and the public still place a premium on day-to-day police patrols, hence this week’s challenging questions in Parliament from MPs alike about the state of West Yorkshire Police’s budget and the force’s decision to reverse those cuts in community policing that inadvertently led a rise in crime.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: May must take the Brexit lead

The Yorkshire Post Says: May must take the Brexit lead

Brexit secretary David Davis made a profound point as he updated MPs on negotiations with the EU over Britain’s departure from the European Union.
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Is it now time to put the issue of Yorkshire devolution to the public vote?

Tom Richmond: "Why it is time to hold referendum over Yorkshire devolution"

THE most ambitious region in the country? I’d like to think it is Yorkshire thanks to the visionaries and trailblazers who live and work here.
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Jockey Brian Hughes celebrates on board Ballyalton after victory in the Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase during Champion Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Cheltenham hero due at Wetherby

CHELTENHAM Festival hero Ballyalton could return from injury over hurdles at Wetherby’s season-opening meeting on Wednesday.

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MP Jake Berry

‘Jake Berry’s dismissive and arrogant stance is insult to the North’

THERESA May wants the whole country to embrace the ‘British dream’; Business Secretary Greg Clark is committed to ending the ‘Whitehall knows best’ mentality and Communities Secretary Sajid Javid wants power ‘in the hands of the governed’.

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Sovereign Debt

Trainer Carr hoping key duo can end the season on high note

THIS has already been a season to remember for Ruth Carr thanks to stable star Sovereign Debt’s three high-profile wins – and a host of gallant runs in defeat.

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Laurens ridden by PJ McDonald wins the bet365 Fillies' Mile from September, left, at Newmarket.

‘Ballerina’ Laurens holds on for Fillies Mile glory under McDonald

FOR TWO agonising minutes, jockey PJ McDonald’s racing dream hung in the balance.

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Laurens ridden by P.J. McDonald wins the William Hill May Hill Stakes at Doncaster last month.

Laurens deserves Fillies tilt says rider McDonald

EVEN though jockey PJ McDonald remains in the form of his life, he’s under no illusion about the scale of the task as he seeks a landmark Group One win aboard the flourishing filly Laurens.

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Definitly a contender:  Brian Ellisons stable star Definitly Red, with jockey Danny Cook is being prepared for the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Ellison is targeting Gold Cup with stable star Definitly Red

BRIAN ELLISON’S stable star Definitly Red will begin his journey towards a potential tilt at the Cheltenham Gold Cup when he makes his seasonal reappearance next month.

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Theresa May.

'Delegate or bust - why Theresa May can't do it all on her own'

THERESA May is the ninth premier of my lifetime. Like each of her predecessors, she believes in this country – the British dream – and wants to do her very best.

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'Pranks and coughing fits aside, this was the speech of Theresa May's life'

THE enigmatic Theresa May is a prime minister of paradoxes – even more so after a galvanising party conference speech that was so rudely interrupted by a prankster handing the Tory leader a mock P45 on behalf, he claimed, of one Boris Johnson.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: The Turner Prize is another feather in Hull's cap

The Yorkshire Post Says: The Turner Prize is another feather in Hull's cap

It’s estimated 400,000 people have already flocked to the Ferens Art Gallery this year – more than three times the annual average – and organisers believe a further 100,000 will visit the gallery to cast their eye over the work of the four contenders for this year’s Turner Prize.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: Angela Merkel's challenge is a worrying rise in nationalism

The Yorkshire Post Says: Angela Merkel's challenge is a worrying rise in nationalism

Angela Merkel didn’t attempt to sugar-coat her victory in Germany’s national election.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: Labour makes its Brexit pitch

The Yorkshire Post Says: Labour makes its Brexit pitch

Labour’s top brass are keen to take the initiative on a number of key issues during this week’s party conference.

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Trainer Karl Burke: Sends out Quiet Reflection.

Conditions set to suit sprint duo

YORKSHIRE sprint stars Take Cover and Quiet Reflection put their reputations on the line this weekend in fascinating races on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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Top triumph: Nakeeta, ridden by Callum Rodriguez, win the Ebor at York.
Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Callum Rodriguez boxing clever on route to the top

FOUR weeks after a potentially career-changing win in the Ebor, Callum Rodriguez – one of the apprentice finds of the season – is already seeking another high-profile success.

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The House of Lords

'Most MPs are worth every penny - but greedy Lords are a let down'

THIS won’t make me popular (again). I believe most MPs, irrespective of their party affiliation, are worth every penny – and the expenses they claim. The majority aren’t in it for the money.
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Roger Varian

Defoe set for tests and break after Leger flop

ROGER Varian has ruled out another run for Defoe this term, with the colt set to undergo a number of tests following his below-par effort in the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: May must seek full backing of Cabinet over EU speech

The Yorkshire Post Says: May must seek full backing of Cabinet over EU speech

Theresa May can’t win with Boris Johnson after her Foreign Secretary appeared to go rogue with a 4,000-word essay on Brexit which continues to upstage the Prime Minister’s pending speech on Friday about the terms of Britain’s impending departure from the European Union.

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