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VVGOOGLING a runner Major Buckley 1.20 Southwell Major Frank Buckley was manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers from 1927 to 1944 and laid the foundation for the great Wolves team of the 1950s. Ahead of his time in his ability to toy with the press, Buckley instigated the rumour that his players were using a monkey gland treatment to aid performance.

VVEASY as 1-2-3 1 Which jockeys partnered Europe's two Breeders' Cup winners this month? 2 Which colour links the winners of the 2000 King George VI Chase and the 1988 Hennessy Gold Cup? 123 3 Who trained 2003 Dewhurst Stakes winner Milk It Mick? Answers on page 68 VVOTHER lives The Irish-trained Kingsbarns really wasn't much of a racehorse despite a pedigree strewn with Group 1 winners. Beaten a total of 140 lengths in three starts for trainer Charles O'Brien in a career that lasted just over a month, his participation in the sport barely caused a ripple. The other one? Oh, that Kingsbarns, trained by another O'Brien, unbeaten winner of the Racing Post Trophy and favourite for next year's Derby.

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... did this horse win the Hennessy Gold Cup? Answer on page 68 VVALL mixed up Rearrange the letters to reveal the name of a chasing star sure to feature in many Ten To Follow lists Arrest Princes (8,5) Answer on page 68 Compiled by Steve Dennis, Daniel Hill and Bryan Pugh
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Nov 14, 2012
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