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  • Tom HAMILTON extended his lead over Nick Orpwood in the Northern Area Men's Jockeys Championship to ten points with a double on the Andrew Hamilton-trained geldings, Bayfirth and Toreador in the Braes of Derwent point-to-point meeting at Downhills, Corbridge on Easter Monday.

  • The ENDOCRINE disorder known as Cushing's disease - named after the American neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing - was something of a novelty in horses when I began working at Glasgow University's veterinary school in the late 1980s.

  • RECORDS WERE set this month - trainer Lucinda Russell surpassing Len Lungo's Scottish tally of 63 winners in a season, and jockey Ryan Mania riding his 50th winner this term.

  • Tom Hamilton, the 18-year-old, regained his lead for the men’s title after riding a double at the Tynedale point to point, on Sunday, at Downhills, Corbridge.

  • There is something of the Boadicea (or do I mean Laurence Olivier - aka great actor) about the flaky mare this February.

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