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At Fishers Cross wins at Newbury

Tony McCoy was in double winning form with She Ranks Me and At Fishers Cross at Newbury.

His first win was vintage McCoy, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat in the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Mares' Novices' Hurdle.

Taking the mount on Donald McCain's She Ranks Me (10-1) in the Listed heat, McCoy had his work cut out against Barry Geraghty and Ma Filleule after she surged into the lead at the penultimate flight in the home straight, but the Ulsterman got a second wind out of the grey and finished a neck up after a nail-biting finish.

McCoy said: "She's a tough mare and you know with Donald's they will keep finding for you, but it was only halfway up the run-in that I thought I'd got Barry."

McCoy was back in business again when driving At Fishers Cross clear in the Sportingbet Handicap Hurdle.

The Rebecca Curtis-trained 4-1 chance beat favourite Salubrious by six lengths to build on a recent Ffos Las success.

Curtis said: "He's quite babyish and has been a slow learner but that was good. He'll want a trip in time."

17 April 2014

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Killough does it again in Sefton
Toormore claims Craven
Hamza holds on in Abernant
Wonder-ful double for Godolphin
Maguire on the mend
Basem impresses on Ditton debut
Grugy all set for Sandown defence
Spirit strikes for Hannon
Vaughan hoping for Bay of plenty
Muir keen to make a Point in Sprint
Ertijaal bids to enhance reputation
Newmarket will suit Canarias - Leon
George prepares Irish raiding party
Module heading to Punchestown
Doyle seeking Fairyhouse pointers
True class tells at Newmarket
Sandiva strikes for Dettori
Power runs Free at Newmarket
Magnus magic for Hannon
Cantlow on track for Fairyhouse
Kingman well-being delights Gosden
Kiyoshi pleases in Newmarket spin
Judge lays down law in Sefton
Toormore on trial in Craven

16 April 2014

Buywise books big-race targets
Walsh to ride out this weekend
Byron all set for Hong Kong mission
Gosden stays in winning Spirit
'Tentative' Cup entry for Zarkandar
Draw joy for Grandeur
Leather in frame for Jockey Club
Tropics warming to Abernant task
All eyes on Strauss at Newmarket
Ridge out to peak at Newmarket
Eduard camp look to the future
Mohammed outlines Educate plans
Dreaper duo on National service
Scott learns Melodic lesson
Bobs Worth unlikely for Punchestown
Williams - Buy needs to Wise up
Fly on track for more records
Arod team take cautious approach
Obliterator ready to roar for Lyons
Night camp favour French Guineas
Free and easy for 'forward' Medinah
Fahey braced for Sand storm

15 April 2014

Minstrel a Punchestown possible
Joe considered for Cork encounter
Toormore the star turn in Craven
Inch edges closer to Oaks bid
Appleby backs Ring to fire
Oliver wants more from Set To Go
Double tops for Easterby
Varian - Hill in peak form
Hawk has eyes on Lingfield prize
Doyle in awe of Kingman engine
Art given Victoria target
Ground key to Thakhira Classic aim
Cyclone heading for Punchestown
Hopes still high for Hydrogen
Botti in no rush with Hawill
Soumillon booked for Spanish raider
Obliterator takes Newmarket trial

14 April 2014

Taaffe ponders Argocat options
Meain machine set for Punchestown
Competitive field for Nell Gwyn
Curragh workouts delight O'Brien
Inis all the way in Listed heat
Sruthan away to winning start
Burke keen on Rivellino claims
Ground key to Cubanita plans
Derby entry Ectot shows class
Back to sprinting for Astaire
Berkshire team mull options
Millman relishing Carpenter future

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