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By Simon Jackson, London24’s horse racing correspondent

John Constable ridden by Joseph O'Brien (right) on the way to winning the Excelebration Maiden from second place Karezak ridden by Declan McDonogh during the Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes Day at Navan Racecourse, Navan.

Newbury Racecourse today stages the first of the three-day bet365 Festival which runs from Thursday to Saturday and is highlighted by the £200,000 Hennessy Gold Cup on the last day.

Cue Card ridden by Paddy Brennan

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Trainer Paul Nicholls with Silviniaco Conti at Manor Farm Stables, Ditcheat, Somerset: David Davies/PA Wire

Silviniaco Conti is reported to be in ‘good shape’ by trainer Paul Nicholls ahead of his bid to secure a third victory in the £200,000 Betfair Chase at Haydock Park on Saturday.

Hugo Palmer, Trainer.

The impressive manner of Baydar’s victory on a wet and windy day at Lingfield Park on Tuesday left connections dreaming of top targets next season.

Eventual winner More of That ridden by Barry Geraghty (left) jumps the last with As De Mee ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies in the Steel Plate And Sections Novices´ Chase during day one of The Open at Cheltenham racecourse, Cheltenham (David Davies/PA Wire)

More Of That justified connections’ faith when he made a winning debut over fences on his first race for more than 11 months at Cheltenham on Friday.

Houblon Des Obeaux ridden by Aiden Coleman wins the United House Gold Cup Handicap Steeple Chase during United House Group Day at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire.

Houblon Des Obeaux was second in the 2014 Hennessy Gold Cup and trainer Venetia Williams hopes for another good run after he was allotted 10st 7lbs for this year’s race.

Jockey Pat Eddery (Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

News of 11-time champion jockey Pat Eddery’s death on Tuesday has been received with sorrow by members of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) in London.

Kings Palace ridden by Tom Scudamore on their way to victory in the Ryman Stationery Cheltenham Business Club Novices.

Kings Palace has been cut to 6-1 (from 7-1) by the sponsors for the £160,000 Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham on Saturday where 28 entries remain in the Grade 3 showpiece.

Coneygree ridden by jockey Nico de Boinville prior to winning the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase

Coneygree scored a wide-margin victory in his first race since landing this year’s Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup when winning a Listed race at Sandown Park on Sunday.

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Cue Card and Paddy Brennan

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Jockey Michelle Payne riding Prince Of Penzance (AAP Image/Joe Castro)

Michelle Payne created history as the first female jockey to win the Emirates Melbourne Cup when winning Australia’s greatest race on 100-1 shot Prince of Penzance.

Silviniaco Conti (centre), ridden by Noel Fehily, pulls away from Menorah, ridden by Richard Johnson, to win the Betfair Chase at Haydock Racecourse, Merseyside (John Giles/PA Wire)

Silviniaco Conti is on target for a third win in the Grade 1 Betfair Chase after finishing second to Brother Tedd over hurdles on his comeback at Kempton on Monday.

Silviniaco Conti ridden by Noel Fehily on their way to victory in the William Hill King George VI Chase on day one of the William Hill Winter Festival at Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury on Thames.

Kempton Park has been recognised as one of the best racecourses in Britain after a 10-month survey by the Racehorse Owners Association (ROA).

Jockey Leighton Aspell celebrates on board Many Clouds after victory in the Crabbie's Grand National Chase during Grand National Day of the Crabbies Grand National Festival at Aintree.

Grand National winner Many Clouds heads the betting with the sponsors at 4-1 for the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday.

Trainer John Gosden receives the Trainers Flat Championship Trophy from jockey Frankie Dettori during day two of the Racing Post Trophy weekend at Doncaster Racecourse.

John Gosden was crowned British Champion Flat trainer for the 2014-15 season at a presentation at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday.

Trip to Paris ridden by Graham Lee

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The field round the bend during the opening stages of The Coral Easter Classic All-Weather Middle Distance Championships Conditions Stakes at during the All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Racecourse.

Lingfield Park returned from a four-week layoff with a seven-race card as they continue the countdown towards their 125th anniversary raceday on Thursday October 29.

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Gleneagles ridden by Ryan Moore leads the field home to win the QIPCO 2000 Guineas Stakes Race run during the QIPCO 2000 Guineas day of the QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket Racecourse.

Territories has pleased trainer Andre Fabre ahead of the potential rematch with his Qipco 2000 Guineas conqueror Gleneagles in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot.

Francois Doumen, Trainer.

French trainer Francois Doumen is confident Sea Calisi can reverse the Darley Yorkshire Oaks placings with favourite Covert Love in the QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

Queen Elizabeth II presents the trophy to the winning trainer of Society Rock.

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