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The Sports Archives – What Happened To The UK’s Best Loved Racehorses?

Horseracing has been a great tradition in the UK for hundreds of years. According to Wikipedia, the sport generates over £3.7 billion for the British economy and our country is home to nearly 60 licensed racecourses, which in itself demonstrates … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Horse Racing, A History And Introduction!

Horse racing is a British establishment; it has been a pervasive part of our culture for hundreds of years.  Before it reached Britain, it, in its own way, made a huge mark on the rest of the world. Originating in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – A Minor Explosion That Could Save Riders’ Lives!

Three day eventing is a dangerous sport which has been plagued over the years by a string of both horse and rider fatalities, some of which have made headline news. Most accidents that result in serious injuries and fatalities occur … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Fall-out From the 2012 Grand National

The 2012 Grand National is likely to live long in the memory. A dramatic duel between Neptune Collonges and Sunnyhillboy produced the closest finish in the race’s 173-year history, but that was largely overshadowed as a global audience of millions … Continue reading

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