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Injured Williams delivers strategy to help Currie win All-Star Mile on Mr Brightside

Luke Currie has credited Mr Brightside’s regular jockey Craig Williams, who was sidelined after a fall at Flemington last weekend, for helping him devise the tactics to win Saturday’s All-Star Mile. In what was a thrilling race at Moonee Valley, the weight-for-age star rounded up his rivals and stormed to victory, just over an hour after tragedy struck in the race prior when a horse had to be euthanised following

Shinzo wins Golden Slipper to seal grand slam for Waller

Shinzo has won the group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday to complete the grand slam of Australian racing for premier trainer Chris Waller. Globe-trotting British jockey Ryan Moore drove the Snitzel colt through on the rails to edge favourite Cylinder, with King’s Gambit third. Chris Waller has won his first Slipper with Shinzo.Credit:Getty The elusive win in the $5 million race – the world’s richest race for

Impervious wins the Mrs Paddy Power Mares Chase

Impervious wins the Mrs Paddy Power Mares Chase after pipping favourite Allegorie de Vassy in the final straight on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, with outsider Pink Legend finishing third Impervious has won the Mrs Paddy Power Mares Chase at Cheltenham Follow Sportsmail’s liveblog for all the latest updated from the Festival Click here for the latest Cheltenham Festival news, schedule and race results Impervious has won the Mrs Paddy

Corbetts Cross crashes into fence at last hurdle in Albert Bartlett

Corbetts Cross CRASHES into fence at the last hurdle in the Albert Bartlett at the Cheltenham Festival allowing Stay Away Fay to claim victory with both jockey and horse fortunately avoiding serious injury Corbetts Cross and jockey Mark Walsh narrowly avoided injury in shocking crash Shocking crash occurred in the Albert Bartlett at the last fence before finish FOLLOW: Sportsmail’s live coverage of the final day of the Cheltenham Festival 

CHELTENHAM CONFIDENTIAL: Sportsmail experts' tips for Day Four

CHELTENHAM CONFIDENTIAL: Marcus Townend, Lizzie Kelly and Sam Turner reveal why punters could be ‘galloping to the bank’ over Galopin Des Champs… but also name two 18-1 longshots for the Gold Cup on the final day of the Festival Sportsmail’s Marcus Townend, Lizzie Kelly and Sam Turner give tips for Day Four Follow all the action from Day Four of the Festival in Sportsmail’s live blog  Click here for the

World's tallest jockey comes up short as fans say horse 'should have ridden him'

The world’s tallest jockey came up short on Thursday – when his horse failed to finish at Cheltenham. At 6ft 4in Jack Andrews, 24, may tower over his rivals in the height stakes but beating them on the track proved a tall order. He pulled up on 20-1 shot Anightinlambourn midway through the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Amateur Jockeys’ Handicap Chase. Only 11 of 23 horses completed the


PADDY POWER’S DAILY CHELTENHAM COLUMN: Our racing icon Ruby Walsh reckons he would pick Galopin Des Champs as his mount for the Gold Cup if given the choice as he says he ‘ticks all the boxes’ to triumph in the Festival’s showpiece Ruby Walsh is backing Galopin Des Champs to triumph in Friday’s showpiece Festival has thrown up plenty of excitement and more is expected on Friday PADDY POWER’S CHELTENHAM

Angels Dawn WINS the Challenge Cup by a nose at Cheltenham

Angels Dawn WINS the Challenge Cup by a nose as Stumptown is pipped on the post in the enthralling final race of day three at Cheltenham… while Mr Incredible finishes third Angels Dawn beat Stumptown by a nose to win the Challenge Cup on Thursday Follow all the action as it happens on Day Three of the Cheltenham Festival  Click here for the latest Cheltenham Festival news, schedule and race

Slipper pressure could be golden key for King’s Gambit

The hustle and bustle nature of a Golden Slipper is finally going to give King’s Gambit and Don Corleone the chance to show their talent as they race for the big prize at Rosehill on Saturday. Co-trainer Paul Snowden told Newgate boss Henry Field a couple of months ago that it would not be until Golden Slipper day that his colts finally get their chance to shine. King’s Gambit wins

From the Archives, 1977: Lillee leads Australia to victory in Centenary Test

First published in The Age on March 18, 1977 Australians repeat historic Test win Lillee foils gallant chase Australia won the Centenary Test at the MCG at 5.11 pm yesterday by 45 runs – the same result, the same margin as in the first Test match at the same venue in March, 1877. Centenary Test, Australia v EnglandCredit:The Age Archives Like that first match, this one will be lauded in