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Turf Talk: Module to go off on an enticing mark

Module can spring a relative surprise by lifting the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham.

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Aloomomo, ridden by Gavin Sheehan in the Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase during Champion Day of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival.

Turf Talk: Aloomomo a doubt for Caspian Caviar Gold Cup warns Greatrex

Warren Greatrex has warned that Aloomomo is far from certain to take his place in the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup at Cheltenham on Saturday.

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Adam Kirby

Turf Talk: Kirby booking suggests a ‘big run’ is expected from Supersta at Chelmsford

Supersta can show the benefit of a recent outing in the For Racing Results Handicap at Chelmsford.

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Highland Lodge

Turf Talk: Highland Lodge beavering way towards Grand National

James Moffatt believes Highland Lodge’s performance in the Becher Chase at Aintree on Saturday should be good enough to earn him a place in the Randox Health Grand National back there in April.

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Trainer Richard Guest with 2001Grand National winner Red Marauder. (Picture: Marcus Corazzi)

Red Marauder: ‘No braver horse’ says Grand National-winning partner Richard Guest

RICHARD GUEST had paid tribute to the bravery of the legendary Red Marauder who overcame countless setbacks to win the ‘monsoon’ Grand National of 2001 when just four runners completed the Aintree marathon because of the saturated ground.

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Cloudy Dream with trainer Malcolm Jefferson of Newstead Cottage Farm, Norton.

Turf Talk: Royal Brave can call the tune at Newcastle

Fortune can favour Royal Brave in the Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer Handicap at Newcastle.

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Ventura Storm ridden by Ryan Moore.

Turf Talk: Ventura Storm bought with one eye fixed firmly on the Melbourne Cup

GROUP One winner Ventura Storm has been sold privately by Middleham Park Racing to continue his career in Australia.

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James Reveley

Turf Talk: Injured Reveley hoping he’s done enough to clinch French crown

French-based jockey James Reveley is set to miss the rest of the year after he suffered a broken left foot at Auteuil on Sunday.

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Trainer Nicky Henderson with Simonsig.

Turf Talk: Tearful trainer Henderson forced to put down injured chaser Simonsig

TALENTED chaser Simonsig was put down yesterday after he suffered a broken leg during the Shloer Chase at Cheltenham.

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Trainer Willie Mullins (left) and owner Rich Ricci.

Turf Talk: Ricci deliberating over Douvan schedule after death of Vautour

Owner Rich Ricci has admitted the death of Vautour could see Douvan take a different route this season.

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Jockey Barry Geraghty.

Turf Talk: Landofhopeandglory favourite to triumph after fairytale start to jumps career at Fairyhouse

Landofhopeandglory moved to the top of ante-post lists for next year’s Triumph Hurdle after making an impressive start to his jumping career at Fairyhouse yesterday.

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Curbyourenthusiasm pictured earlier in the season at York.

Turf Talk: Wrangler squeezes in to final-day feature

Wrangler fits the bill for the Betfred November Handicap having just made the cut for the feature race on the final day of the turf season at Doncaster.

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Richard Fahey

Turf Talk: Bell Heather can blossom after handicapper relents

Bell Heather can make a seamless switch to the all-weather with victory in the Brewin Dolphin Handicap at Newcastle.

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Seeyouatmidnight ridden by Ryan Mania.

Turf Talk: Thomson expects more to come from Seeyouatmidnight on softer ground

trainer Sandy Thomson would like the ground to be softer next time for Seeyouatmidnight after his stable star made a superb start to the campaign at Carlisle on Sunday.

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Irish Cavalier, ridden by Jonathan Moore, winning the bet365 Charlie Hall Steeple Chase.

Turf Talk: Moore celebrates biggest career success as Irish Cavalier spoils Cue Card’s party

irish Cavalier spoilt Cue Card’s expected repeat victory in Saturday’s bet365 Charlie Hall Chase when giving Jonathan Moore his biggest career success to date in the Wetherby feature.

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Champion jockey Jim Crowley.

Turf Talk: Rotherwick poised to halt two-year win hiatus under champion jockey Crowley

Rotherwick can poke his head in front at Newmarket for the first time in what feels like an eternity.

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Mise En Rose ridden by William Buick.

Turf Talk: Mise En Rose can be trusted to go well under William Buick’s direction

Mise En Rose has the tools to thrive in the 32Red EBF Stallions Fleur De Lys Fillies’ Stakes at Lingfield.

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Richard Fahey

Turf Talk: Brian The Snail’s ability level picking up pace

Brian The Snail might not be destined to be running in Classics with that sort of name but showed a decent level of ability when winning on debut and can follow up in the Novice Stakes.

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Thistlecrack, ridden by Tom Scudamore.

Turf Talk: Champion staying hurdler Thistlecrack targets Chepstow for debut over fences

Thistlecrack could make his eagerly-awaited debut over fences at Chepstow on Tuesday if the ground is suitable.

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Quiet Reflection winning the Commonwealth Cup under jockey Dougie Costello.

Turf Talk: Double cup winner to take time out for ‘quiet reflection’ in preparation for next term’s Ascot Champions Sprint Stakes

Quiet Reflection’s main target next term will be a return to Ascot for the Champions Sprint Stakes.

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