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Perfect fencing start for Pazham

A review of Wednesday's action from Leicester as Algernon Pazham made a decent impression on his chasing debut.

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Rustico puts down Newbury marker

A review of Wednesday's meeting at Newcastle, where Fascino Rustico confirmed himself a novice firmly on the upgrade.

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Henderson happy with Sprinter

Nicky Henderson can see no reason why Sprinter Sacre should not improve on his comeback effort in the Clarence House Chase at Ascot.

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Mann duo head to Musselburgh

Upper Lambourn trainer Charlie Mann is planning a two-horse raid at Musselburgh on Scottish Cheltenham Trials Day on Sunday.

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Tornado blows hot at Taunton

Tornado In Milan left the last chance saloon with a stylish victory at Taunton for trainer Evan Williams. Here's our review of the action from the track on Tuesday.

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Spash Of Ginge given Scilly date

Splash Of Ginge, winner of a handicap chase at Cheltenham on New Year's Day, may revert to novice company at Sandown on Saturday.

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Cue Card goes back to basics

Forcing tactics will be used once more on Cue Card when he bids to regain the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival in March.

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Nicholls: Zarkandar is No 1

Champion trainer Paul Nicholls disagrees with the bookmakers as he believes Zarkandar remains his chief hope of success in the Ladbrokes World Hurdle.

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ROA announce charity partner

The Racehorse Owners Association (ROA) has named Racing Welfare as its 2015 charity partner.

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Eagle ready for hurdling bow

Open Eagle is set to make his hurdling debut at either Fairyhouse or Punchestown this weekend - but will not run at the Cheltenham Festival in March.

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Fry cooks up Newbury plan

Activial will carry plenty of stable confidence when he lines up for the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury on February 7.

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Mulholland maps out Festival plans

Neil Mullholland is hoping a spin over hurdles at Cheltenham on Saturday will have helped The Druids Nephew in his preparation for the Festival in March.

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