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Tallyho Twinkletoe Jumps To National Glory

New Zealand jumper Tallyho Twinkletoe has equalled the feats of a champion jumper of yesteryear with his dominant victory in the Grand National Steeplechase at Ballarat. Tallyho Twinkletoe became the first horse since Mosstrooper in 1930 to complete the Grand National Hurdle/Steeplechase double in the same year. Patrick Payne calls himself the “puppet trainer”, having[...]
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History Beckons In Grand National Steeple

As champion jumper Wells attempts a record fourth Grand National Steeplechase success, rival Tallyho Twinkletoe will be racing for his own slice of history at Ballarat. Tallyho Twinkletoe aims to become the first horse on Sunday since Mosstrooper in 1930 to win the Grand National Hurdle-Steeplechase double in the same year. Mosstrooper won the Grand[...]
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Gillies aims to bounce back in National

Mathew Gillies has gained a doctor’s clearance to ride Gagarin in Saturday’s Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge 145th Grand National Steeplechase (5600m) at Riccarton. The jumps jockey was concussed in a fall at Riccarton last Saturday, an injury that led to him missing the winning ride on Tallyho Twinkletoe in last Sunday’s Grand National Hurdle[...]
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