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Sprinter leads Henderson’s 30-strong charge

NICKY Henderson will go ‘mob-handed with more than 30 runners at this year’s Cheltenham festival, led by stable star Sprinter Sacre.

Henderson hopes to add to his 51 festival winners with Sprinter Sacre due to continue his comeback in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase on the Wednesday after missing out on last year’s race due to the irregular heartbeat that kept the horse out of action for a year.The nine-year-old had his comeback run at Ascot last month when finishing second to Dodging Bullets in the Grade One Sodexho Clarence House Chase.

“We are as good as we have been ...

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Hungerford boss signs up for another year

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Joseph ready for Twickenham

JONATHAN JOSEPH will get his first Twickenham starts in an unchanged England side to ...

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Recognition for sporting trio

Bobsleigh Briton Annabel Chaffey GET Berkshire Active’s annual awards recognised local players, organisers and volunteers ...

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Guy switches to league rivals

HELLENIC League Abingdon United have signed Newbury striker Richie Guy and he joins their ...

Ex-Blue seals new deal with Exiles

FORMER Newbury Blue Nic Rouse has been awarded a new contract by London Irish ...

Cash chance to improve pitches

RECENT weather has left sports pitches across the country weathered and in need of ...

Older favourites get a run

NEWBURY Racecourse will become the first track to run a handicap hurdle specifically for ...

Full house for £155,000 Betfair Hurdle

A maximum field of 24 for Saturday’s £155,000 Betfair Hurdle at Newbury is likely ...

Calipto and Activial neck and neck in Betfair favourites stakes

ANTE-post favourite Calipto headlines the 32 six-day acceptors for the £155,000 Grade Three Betfair ...

Former Blues pair tackle Welsh in Cardiff

FORMER Newbury Blues pair Jonathan Joseph and Tom Croft will both be in the ...

Yak flies in from Quatar

VETERAN striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni has joined Reading on transfer deadline day and will stay ...

Hungerford’s home record shattered

Diak John – early own goal Hungerford Town 0 Dorchester Town 2HUNGERFORD’S unbeaten home record ...

Hungerford grateful for the points

Banbury Utd 1 Hungerford Town 2 HUNGERFORD will go into Tuesday night’s home game with ...

Ollie’s Many Clouds in festival booster

RACING: Oliver Sherwood’s Many Clouds stoked up hopes of as golden Cheltenham festival lining ...

Leaders take their chances

Highmoor Ibis 3 Newbury 0 NEWBURY missed the chances to give Hellenic League leaders Highmoor ...

Tadley stroll on at the top

Brett Denham – another brace TADLEY CALLEVA tightened their grip at the top of Division ...

Cup tie exit for Thatcham

RUGBY: Thatcham went out of the RFU Intermediate Cup when gong down 29-0 at ...

Annabel slides into GB squad

BOBSLEIGH: Annabel Chaffey’s impressive second place in the inaugural FIBT International monobob race at ...

Elite status starter goes well for Pearce

CYCLING: Mountain Bike racer Philip Pearce made a promising start to the new season ...

No easy ride expected at Banbury

HUNGERFORD TOWN face rivals from near bottom to top in the space of four ...

West Berks pocket county finals spot

POOL: West Berks B are off to Selsey in March for the County Pool ...

Henderson priming for home and away challenges

TRAINER Nicky Henderson will run Josses Hill as his sole entry in this year’s ...

Newbury face test away to leaders

Mark James – misses Newbury’s trip to face the leaders NEWBURY put their recently improved ...

Small town clubs win the numbers game for crowds

BIG town clubs Cambridge City, Poole Town and Slough are the ‘worst-supported’ clubs in ...

Town bow out as Newbury hit four

THATCHAM TOWN went out of the Berks and Bucks Senior Trophy when falling to ...

Corby point ‘felt like a win’

Mark Draycott cancelled out Corby’s lead Corby Town 1 Hungerford Town 1 HUNGERFORD battled to a ...

Blues crushed by late try

Newbury Blues 18 Towcestrians 25BLUES were again undone by a last-gasp score as high-flying ...

Top help for volleyball youngsters

Newbury Volleyball Club's under 15sFORMER Great Britain player Clayton Lucas will be ...

Sprinter still on track for Cheltenham despite defeat

NICKY Henderson remained upbeat as stable star Sprinter Sacre was beaten into second place on ...

Trainer happy to have Sprinter back on track

NICKY Henderson remained upbeat as stable star Sprinter Sacre was beaten into second place ...

Josh at the double for Town

Thatcham Town 2 Thame Utd 0 THATCHAM’S improved form continued with their fifth win in ...

Hungerford game called off

HUNGERFORD TOWN’S scheduled Tuesday night clash with Southern League promotion rivals St Neots Town ...

Bike tour in honour of the macabre

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In-form JJ extends Bath stay

RUGBY: Former Park House School pupil and Newbury Blues junior Jonathan Joseph has committed ...

Blues lose ground at Swindon

NEWBURY BLUES slipped further behind the top four in South West One East when ...

Romeo is Town’s hat-trick darling

Abingdon Utd 2 Thatcham Town 5 THREE goals in a 13-minute spell teed up Thatcham ...

Cold Ash win Newbury Benevolent Cup final

Newbury Benevolent Cup Final 2014 COLD ASH FC 3 OLD BELL UTD 1 This fixture attracted ...

Champions for charity

THE Newbury Champions League returned after a one year gap to raise £450 for ...

Blues edge home in derby

NEWBURY BLUES started the year by completing a derby double after a narrow 9-8 ...

Robinson ready for derby date

NEWBURY and Thatcham will put festive spirit aside when they clash in the West Berks ...

Codie’s on the fast track to glory

CODIE BURNETT hopes her career will soon be heading downhill fast. The 18-year-old Park House School ...

We’ve got to keep up the pace

HUNGERFORD Town manager Bobby Wilkinson has warned his side against complacency as they approach the ...

Blues seal last-gasp win

Newbury Blues 23 Grove 20A relieved Blues side owed it to a last minute ...

Tadley bow out with dignity intact

Sholing 2 Tadley Calleva 1 TADLEY were six minutes away from claiming another giant-killing in ...

New sports opportunity builds on Paralympics success

Olympic sprinter and TV personality Iwan Thomas MBE, Sophia Warner and Lance Corporal Derek ...

Ssssh! But Oliver’s army wins gold at Newbury

THE worst kept secret in local racing came to fruition when Lambourn trainer Oliver ...

Defeats home and away

NEWBURY and Thatcham Town were on the receiving end of 3-1 defeats in the ...

Henderson and McCoy score on festival’s opening day

AP McCoy on Jollyallen  – double- winning start to the festival, Picture by Phil ...

Arkle rides again at Newbury

Arkle – the original from 1964 ONE of Newbury Racecourse’s greatest winners – the legendary ...

Town break two-month league duck

Alex Oakman – fired Thatcham ahead Wootton Bassett Town 0 Thatcham Town 2 THATCHAM broke their ...

Town missing four for Bassett trip

THATCHAM TOWN face a tricky trip to take on Wootton Bassett Town tonight minus ...

Berkshire bowl away from Newbury

BERKSHIRE will be playing on new grounds and in a new competition next season ...

Fun festival although Newbury miss out on Twickers trip

Newbury Rugby Club’s under 11s HE may have missed out on the chance to walk ...

Twelve down, 23 to go on Gold Cup day

TWENTY-THREE runners remain in the field for Saturday’s Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Newbury ...

Town take a point off leaders

THATCHAM TOWN brought a halt to their recent losing league streak when holding Hellenic League Premier Division ...

Home bows for Hellenic pair

NEWBURY and Thatcham Town kick off their home programmes in the Hellenic League at ...

Double deal boost for Hungerford

HUNGERFORD TOWN will have new signings Matt Collins and Jon Munday in their squad ...

Blues bid to repeat Chippy form

NEWBURY BLUES are on guard against a reaction to last Saturday’s narrow defeat at ...

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