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Googling a runner Elusive Pimpernel 3.05 Newmarket Based on the story of The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Elusive Pimpernel was a British period adventure film in 1950. The film, made by the British-based director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, was shot in colour but came out in the United States in black and white, retitled The Fighting Pimpernel. Starring David Niven, the film was originally planned as a musical, but was re-worked instead as a light-hearted drama.

Easy as 1-2-3 1 Who trained former top staying chaser Beef Or Salmon? 2 Who trained 1999 Hennessy Gold Cup winner Ever Blessed? 123 3 Which horse provided Adrian Maguire with his first big-race win in the 1991 Kim Muir Chase at Cheltenham? Answers on page 115 Go figure 34 The number of horses to have done the double, following up 2,000 Guineas success by winning the Derby Did you know... The 2,000 Guineas was first run in 1809. The most successful jockey in the history of the race is Jem Robinson, who rode a total of nine horses to victory between 1825 and 1848. On the training front, John Scott holds the record for most successes, having saddled the winner of the first Classic on seven occasions between 1842 and 1862.
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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:May 1, 2010
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