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News articles by PA Sport

Mac magic earns Southwell shock

PA Sport 6:08pm, Tue 31 Mar 2015

Joe Doyle was on the surprise winnerMisu Mac earned the distinction of becoming one of the lowest-rated horses ever to win a race when overcoming her basement mark of 23 to beat three rivals at Southwell.

The five-year-old mare had shown little in her seven previous races at distances between five furlongs and a mile and was sent off at 66-1, but her trainer and breeder Neville Bycroft put that down to her being a big, backward type.

Royale seal of approval for McCoy

PA Sport 5:59pm, Tue 31 Mar 2015

Tony McCoy on Southfield RoyaleTony McCoy enhanced his impressive 45 per cent strike-rate with trainer Neil Mulholland this season on his final visit to Huntingdon when doing the steering on Southfield Royale in the Shoreclean Ventilation Ductwork Cleaning 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle.

Consort possible for Craven

PA Sport 5:04pm, Tue 31 Mar 2015

ConsortConnections of Consort have high hopes for the three-year-old colt, winner of his only start as a juvenile and a possible for the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket on April 16.