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Suzi Best winners disqualified after testing positive for shampoo ingredient

There can be a multitude of reasons for a failed doping test and there is an early leader for the most bizarre cause of a positive this year after the BHA on Thursday disqualified two Suzi Best-trained runners.

'It's a man actually, Derek' – Tommo blunder a hit on Graham Norton show

Six years after the BBC lost the rights to cover racing, the sport made a triumphant return to the Beeb on Friday night. Sort of.

Richard E Grant, Westlife and Steve Coogan – best known to many for his role as the hapless presenter Alan Partridge – joined Graham Norton on his flagship chat show on BBC1, which also featured cameo roles for well-known racing frontmen Bob Cooper and Derek 'Tommo' Thompson.

So, how much does a jockey really earn?

Jockeys, they must be loaded right?

Frankie Dettori rides in races worth hundreds of thousands of pounds every week. Ryan Moore jets around the world contesting the globe's biggest contests. Ruby Walsh wins Grade 1s for fun.

Frost and Frodon going for Gold after serving up winter warmer in Cotswold Chase

Bryony Frost was daring to dream after Frodon carried the rider to a barnstorming success in the Cotswold Chase to set up a shot at the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup in March.

Filly who jumped out of a plane flies home in front for Sir Mark Prescott

When you've defied death after leaping out of a plane, a tight finish at Southwell is unlikely to faze you. But Eve Harrington's narrow victory in the novice event on Sunday meant an awful lot to Sir Mark Prescott, who'd been left holding the $200,000 baby.

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