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VVGOOGLING a runner Whipcrackaway 12.30 Folkestone Whipcrackaway features prominently in The Deadwood Stage, a catchy song in the 1953 film Calamity Jane, which was performed by Doris Day. It was also used in the London stage show Calamity Jane in 2003 and the musical based on Doris Day's greatest hits, A Sentimental Journey. The song's opening lines are: Oh! The Deadwood Stage is a-rollin' on over the plains, with the curtains flappin' and the driver slappin' the reins.

A beautiful sky! A wonderful day! Whip crack-away!, whip crack-away!, whip crack-away!

VVEASY as 1-2-3 1 What was significant about Norther's success in the 1965 Welsh National? 123 2 Which leading Welsh trainer is still awaiting his first success at Cheltenham? 3 Which band leader's colours were black with a jazz hoop: Jack Hylton, Joe Loss or Harry James? Answers on page 18 VVNO longer around AIS for Atherstone Hunt. This one-day annual steeplechase meeting lasted only from 1905 to 1909. The course was on Race Meadow on the north-east outskirts of the Warwickshire town, alongside Ratcliffe Road and adjacent to a sewage works. Top amateur Harry Brown notched a treble at the 1908 fixture and also rode a winner at what proved to be the final day's racing there, on March 24, 1909. His elder brother Frank scored twice on the same card, winning the maiden chase on Lord Simon and the Attleborough Selling Chase on Denton.

VVWORD search J K L PO IGVE A F P J NMJDG VD L EA SMHU J S A CHOMSK KNYLNJITS DE S D I BEEL KO C UR GMAE AKHLY JORD YUOJKNOSI XDOECURBV KJ L T IMEYA B I NDA REED Find the names of four previous winners of the Welsh National (Names can appear vertically, horizontally, diagonally, backwards or forwards) Answer on page 18 VVALL mixed up Rearrange the letters to reveal the name of an Irish racecourse situated in County Westmeath? Baking Gel (9) Answer on page 18 Compiled by Steve Dillon, Chris Pitt and Daniel Hill
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Dec 18, 2012
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