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Buoyant Tudhope crowned Cock O’ The North jockey for the first time

There are those who reckon Doncaster’s November Handicap meeting, which wrapped up a magnificent 2017 Flat season on Saturday, has lost its pizzazz.

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Steve Tighe with one of his sponsors, Vanessa Rowbottom from Lloyd Dowson

Steve completes 65 miles at world’s toughest race

Bridlington’s Steve Tighe secured another top 100 finish in one of the most gruelling races on earth.

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Mark Selby won the title for the second time by beating Ronnie OSullivan in the final last year

WIN: World Snooker tickets to 2017 Betway UK Championship in York

World Snooker's top stars return to York this month for the Betway UK Championship and here’s your chance to win tickets to the showpiece final.

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Emily Asquith, who boxes for England, has won a number of titles and gold medals.

Emily boxes clever to claim gold medal success

Headlands School student Emily Asquith has continued to enjoy success on the international boxing stage.

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Glorious surroundings...not such glorious weather.

Happy birthday Parkrun!

More than 120 runners braved cold and wet weather to help Sewerby Parkrun celebrate its sixth birthday.

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Saxon Warrior wins the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster to give trainer Aidan O'Brien the new world record for Group One wins in a calendar year.

HORSES TO FOLLOW: 20 promising 2yos to remember for the Flat next spring

With just one weekend of the Flat season to go, courtesy of a terrific card at Doncaster, the mindsets of most punters are now switched on to the Jumps game. And it’s a time of year when many of us draw up horses to follow through the winter and on to the big festivals at Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown next spring.

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Nigel Fell and Paul Robinson

Brid pair celebrate 30 years on court

They could be the longest-serving partnership in badminton in Yorkshire.

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James Precious, red gloves, in action

Bridlington boxers Precious and Asquith star at home and abroad

Two young Bridlington boxers hit top form last weekend at home and abroad.

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Champion jockey Richard Johnson (left) with one of his main challengers for this year's title trophy, Sam Twiston-Davies. (PHOTO BY: Fiona Crawford)

Richard Johnson in the box-seat for his third jump jockeys’ championship

Once the Breeders’ Cup is out of the way, the focus of the racing community can switch wholeheartedly to the Jumps season, which stepped up a gear with the first meeting at Cheltenham last weekend.

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Cracksman and jockey Frankie Dettori, showing off his trademark flying dismount, who were the stars of the show on Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot. (PHOTO BY: Simon Hulme, Yorkshire Post Newspapers)

Frankel legacy lives on thanks to Cracksman, star of Ascot’s Champions Day

Journeying down to Ascot on Saturday, I was staggered to read in one of the previews that the Qipco British Champions Day concept had a “difficult birth” back in 2011.

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One of the star attractions of Qipco Champions Day, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes favourite Ribchester, with his trainer Richard Fahey, at an open day at his yard last month. (PHOTO BY: Tony Johnson).

Race-by-race guide and tips for Qipco Champions Day at Ascot

Long gone are the days when you waved goodbye to the Flat season on the tail of the winner of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on the first Sunday in October.

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Bridlington Road Runners line up before the half-marathon in Bridlington

Road Runners’ Phill powers his way to second spot in home run

Runners at Sunday’s Bridlington Half Marathon were greeted by wonderful conditions at the Bridlington half marathon on Sunday.

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Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington and Bengal Brasserie managing director Malik Miah celebrating knockout new curry - the Rogan Josh Warrington

WIN: Rogan Josh Warrington meal for two and big fight tickets

IT'S the hottest ticket in town and we are giving you the chance to win this knockout prize - a meal for two to try the new Rogan Josh Warrington curry, named after the Leeds Warrior and tickets to see him fight this Saturday

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IN PICTURES: Bridlington Half Marathon and Fun Run

Hundreds of athletes arrived in Bridlington yesterday for the town's annual half marathon.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Hot, spicy and packing a punch - Rogan Josh Warrington curry named after Leeds Warrior

Hot, spicy and packing a blood red knockout punch - say hello to the Rogan Josh Warrington!

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Sarah with her medals from the six marathons

Running the world! Sarah joins elite club

Athlete Sarah Wood has really put the miles in to join an elite group of runners.

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Jamie Coughlin is leaving his role as PGA pro at Bridlington GC

Pro Jamie leaves Bridlington Golf Club to take up Dubai post

Bridlington Golf Club professional Jamie Coughlin is leaving his role on Friday to take up a new job in Dubai.

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Burlington Junior School's sports day this summer

Sporting success for Burlington

Burlington Junior School has been awarded the School Games Gold Mark Award for the 2016/17 academic year.

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Which are Yorkshire's happiest towns? These pictures should give you a clue.

Revealed: Yorkshire's five happiest towns and cities... and the unhappiest

Property website Rightmove has revealed Yorkshire's most contented towns as part of its annual Happy at Home Index.
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Bridlington badminton players

Badminton fun day in aid of cancer charity

Badminton players of all abilities will join forces on Sunday, enjoying their favourite sport while raising money for charity.

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