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Jump title within James Reveley’s grasp as he commits to France

JAMES REVELEY is to ride full-time in France where he is now on the brink of becoming champion jump jockey for the first time.

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Limato ridden by Harry Bentley wins The Darley July Cup at Newmarket earlier this year. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA

Bentley’s sights set on Bullet Sprint at Beverley

THE smile said it all as Harry Bentley passed the winning post to land Newmarket’s prestigious Darley July Cup on the supreme sprinter Limato.

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Tom O'Ryan after his accident in his garden in 2013.

Tom O’Ryan remembered: Tribute to voice of Northern racing

TOM O’RYAN was not just a natural horseman who inspired a generation of young Yorkshire jockeys; he was also a peerless writer and broadcaster who was universally respected as the voice of Northern racing.

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EBOR SUCCESS Firmament and Daniel Tudhope win the Clipper Logistics Stakes at York. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Daniel Tudhope - In The Saddle: Eccleston ready to show Ayr Gold Cup credentials

AFTER the excitement of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival and international racing in recent weeks, I’m not running up too many miles over the next couple of days.

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WHITE ROSE RETURN: Clever Cookie  seen above centre with PJ McDonald winning the Yorkshire Cup  could be heading back to Yorkshire for the Doncaster Cup on September 9. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA

Yorkshire Cup winner Clever Cookie looks set for Doncaster Cup challenge

POPULAR stayer Clever Cookie could bid for redemption in either the Doncaster Cup or the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger following a lacklustre effort at last week’s Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

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Jockey Adam McNamara celebrates as he rides Heartbreak City to victory in the Ebor at York.  (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA)

Ebor Festival: Adam McNamara master-class lands the Ebor

ROOKIE rider Adam McNamara’s horsemanship on Heartbreak City in the Betfred Ebor was likened to a teenage Lester Piggott by elated trainer Tony Martin after this fairytale win.

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Quest For More ridden by George Baker (right) wins the Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup during day three of the 2016 Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York Racecourse.

Ebor Festival: Heartbreak City can land Ebor says claimer Adam McNamara

WHAT A difference a year makes. Twelve months ago aspiring rider Adam McNamara was just an interested spectator on the Knavesmire when Heartbreak City won at the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

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Mecca's Angel ridden by Paul Mulrennan wins the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes during day three of the Ebor Festival at York. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA.

Ebor Festival: Is it a bird? No she’s a plane ... says delighted Mulrennan

NORTH Yorkshire jockey Paul Mulrennan likened sprinting superstar Mecca’s Angel to an “aeroplane” after the filly produced a blistering performance to land back-to-back runnings of the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York.

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Quest For More ridden by George Baker (right) wins the Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup during day three of the  Ebor Festival at York. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Ebor Festival: Less is More as Lonsdale winner looks set to miss Melbourne Cup

ANOTHER trip to Australia for the Melbourne Cup looks unlikely for Quest For More after he shone in the two-mile Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup at York under an enterprising front-running ride from George Baker.

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Firmament ridden by Daniel Tudhope wins the Clipper Logistics Stakes during day two of the Ebor Festival. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Daniel Tudhope - In The Saddle: Ebor triumph would sit nicely alongside recent success in US

Last weekend was a fantastic experience, winning the Arlington Million on Mondialiste in North America.

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Seventh Heaven ridden by Colm O'Donoghue wins the Darley Yorkshire Oaks during day two of the Ebor Festival at York. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA.

Ebor Festival: David Griffiths confident Take Cover can finally land York’s Nunthorpe Stakes

THIRD time lucky? South Yorkshire trainer David Griffiths hopes so as stable star Take Cover bids to land an elusive Group One prize in today’s Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York.

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Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York Racecourse

No Time like the present at York today

PATIENCE has been the key to Endless Time and connections of the four-year-old filly are optimistic their faith will be rewarded in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York today.

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Postponed ridden by Andrea Atzeni wins the Juddmonte International Stakes.

Postponed repays Atzeni’s faith with stunning Juddmonte victory at York

JOCKEY Andrea Atzeni said that Postponed was the best in the business before York’s Juddmonte International – and his judgment was more than vindicated by a classy win on the Knavesmire.

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Idaho leads the way in O’Brien’s triple raid on York

AIDAN O’Brien fields three of the six runners in today’s Betway Great Voltigeur Stakes at York with Irish Derby runner-up Idaho leading the way.

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IN THE SADDLE: Daniel Tudhope. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA.

Tudhope and The Grey Gatsby can ‘raise the roof’ by winning Juddmonte

JOCKEY Danny Tudhope feels victory for The Grey Gatsby in the Juddmonte International would “raise the roof” at York.

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YORK HOPE: Postponed and Andrea Atzeni winning the Great Voltigeur Stakes at the 2014 Ebor Festival. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA.

Postponed potential to be best in world – Atzeni

ANDREA ATZENI is adamant – big race favourite Postponed will deserve to be regarded as the best middle distance Flat distance horse in the world if he wins today’s Juddmonte International at York.

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Expert trainers: David and Sophie Griffiths with star sprinter Take Cover in their yard at Bawtry. (Picture: Tony Johnson).

Take Cover: The horse looking to take Ebor by storm

The ‘psycho’ sprinter Take Cover carries Yorkshire hopes at this week’s Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival. Tom Richmond met trainers David and Sophie Griffiths.

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Teenager cycling to the winning post

Teenager cycling to the winning post

The grandaughter of horse trainer Pat Rohan is cycling to all Yorkshire’s racecourses. Catherine Scott finds out why.

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Postponed.

Postponed can handle Ebor drop

ROGER Varian is confident a drop in distance will not be an issue for Postponed in tomorrow’s Juddmonte International, the opening day highlight of the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

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Mondialiste ridden by Daniel Tudhope

Tudhope eyes Breeders’ Cup Turf challenge

THE globetrotting Mondialiste booked his place in the Breeders’ Cup Turf, one of American Flat racing’s most sought-after contests, after winning the prestigious Arlington Million in Chicago.

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