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Quest For More, ridden by George Baker, wins the John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle last Saturday

Quest For More's day in the sun

Blacker brothers on top form in summer series trial

Action from Ladies Day at Redcar races Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Oriental Fox romps to Ascot glory

BTCC championship leader Jason Plato will hope to defend his lead at Croft this weekend – Picture: JAKOB EBREY

Plato and rivals head for Croft showdown

Fast double clear wins it for Alex

The Mintex Trophy Trial organising team and winners, from left: Chris Wallis (event secretary), Nathan Stones (clerk of course), Sam Johnson (runner-up), Joe Dawson (winner), Keiran Child (third), David Peacock (Richmond Motor Club chairman), Rhona Peacoc

Dawson comes out on top in Mintex Trophy Trial

Buratino, ridden by William Buick and trained by Mark Johnston at Middleham, wins the Coventry Stakes on day one of Royal Ascot

Buratino shines to secure Royal Ascot spoils

Charlie Payne (Amigos Fiesta) on his way to third place in the DMack Tyres Carlisle Stages Rally – Picture: James Ward/Chicane Media

Payne on the pace in Kielder

Waite masters Reels Head challenges

Nicola Wilson competing for Great Britain on Annie Clover at last year's Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France. The pair were victorious at last weekend's Bramham International Horse Trials

Wilson celebrates dream Bramham victory

Jamie Bew, of Northallerton, who has made a great start to his karting career

Bew makes instant impact in Teesside Park karting contest

Golden Horn, with an ecstatic Frankie Dettori on board, wins The Derby at Epsom last Saturday

Dettori celebrates Golden day at Epsom

Bedale kart racer Megan Stephenson, 11, in action   Picture: www.kartpix.com

Megan finds inspiration from young racer's legacy

Golden Horn (red cap), ridden by William Buick, wins The Betfred Dante Stakes at York ahead of Jack Hobbs and Elm Park. All three will lock horns again in The Derby tomorrow

Atzeni talks up Elm Park chances

Rooksby grabs tasty win at Fryup

WINNER: Night Of Thunder ridden by James Doyle leads the field home to win the The Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes Race during Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury Racecourse

Racing Week: Hammond getting a tune out of Only Orsenfoolies

Robbie Wallace in action at Duncombe Park Enduro last weekend

Wallace among the points despite abandonment

Feversham League is alive and kicking

Full house in the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League

COURSE RECORD: Mecca's Angel

Racing Week: Mecca's an Angel for Dods

WHEELS UP: County Durham’s Jack Morton and driver Damian Cole flying high on their way to a Manx Rally podium. – Picture: Mark Corlett

Morton on Manx podium

WINNER: Silvanus (right) ridden by Graham Lee wins The Merseyrail Day Saver Ticket Conditions Stakes, during the Betway Chester Cup Day of the Boodles May Festival at Chester Racecourse

Racing Week: Swinbank in good form

County Durham rider Chrissy Rouse claimed seventh place at Oulton Park (picture courtesy of Bonnie Lane)

Rouse bounces back to secure seventh at Oulton Park

STALWART: Alex 'AJ' Clacher in action in 1974

Tributes paid to North-East stalwart Alex 'AJ' Clacher

Two-day becomes one-day as weather takes its toll on Lordstones

Two-day becomes one-day as weather takes its toll on Lordstones


Fundraising trial a huge success as event brings in more than £800

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Ripon pair still in title hunt after spirited performance

WINNER: Walk To Freedom (right) ridden by Robbie Power go on to win the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel Hurdle during the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup Day at Punchestown Racecourse

In Focus is victorious at Wetherby

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Zach’s back on the try trail

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Guisborough out of title race

Rockliffe Park given a scare on opening day

Jockey Leighton Aspell celebrates on board Many Clouds after victory in the Crabbie's Grand National Chase during Grand National Day of the Crabbies Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday

Clouds clear as Aspell makes it back to back National wins

Easter challenge is a five-mile challenge for all

Easter challenge is a five-mile challenge for all

SEVEN UP: Kevin Franks and Craig Walley on their way to sixth place in the Lookout Stages Rally - Picture: Chicane Media

Franks and Walley set the pace at York

IN ACTION: Mark Sunter at the Sid Morton Memorial Trial

Foggy Fremington Edge the location for Sid Morton Memorial Trial

Former Croft Circuit manager Jimmy Wilson Petch renewed his acquintance with the track at the DDMC Sprint on Easter Monday. He competed in the Lotus which he shares with wife Judy.Please accredit Tony Todd if used

Northallerton's Bellerby continues dream start to the season

Wensleydale League: Unicorn will play Reeth in Dales Cup Final

WINNER: Gabrial ridden by jockey Tony Hamilton (left) wins the The Betway Lincoln Heritage Handicap beating Mondialiste ridden by Daniel Tudhope into second place, at Doncaster Racecourse

Racing Week: Gabrial strikes to take Lincoln victory

VICTORY: Richard Sadler won the national Jack Wood Trophy trial at Bradfield on Sunday from Scarborough international Michael Brown and Chris Pearson

Weather-bashed Bishopdale not a deterrent to Noel Peacock trial competitors

EFFORT: Northallerton crew Graeme Bell and Russ Radford overcame the wet conditions to claim a class victory – Picture: Kenton Rose/Auto Focus Photography

Bell chimes despite wet weather

DECENT: Stephen Petch continued his impressive start to the 2015 season in his Ford Fiesta James Ward / ChicaneMedia.co.uk

Class wins all round on Border Counties Rally

SILHOUETTE: Horses clear a fence during the Southwell Mares' Maiden National Hunt Hurdle Race at Southwell Racecourse

Cheltenham guest of honour at Middleham Open Day

Sun shines on Richmond Motor Club trial

Sun shines on Richmond Motor Club trial

GOLD GLORY: Coneygree ridden by jockey Nico de Boinville after winning the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase on Gold Cup Day during the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham

Racing Week: Coneygree takes the plaudits after Gold Cup victory

Drew Bellerby on her way to the Junior victory James Ward/ChicaneMedia.co.uk

Bellerby off to a flying start

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Skeeby trials rider Chloe Richardson officially opened the CJ Off Road dealership by cutting the ceremonial pink ribbon

Brown nicks victory over Sadler

Atkinson rescues a point for Northallerton

Wensleydale League: Catterick Garrison still out in front with Carperby win

Hoggart gets a tune out of My Old Piano at Derwent Hunt

WINNER: Faugheen ridden by Ruby Walsh jumps the last fence on the way to winning the Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy, during Champion Day

Cheltenham round-up: Faugheen gets Festival off to a flier

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