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ONE FOR ARTHUR

This year’s Grand Na­tional win­ner will miss the rest of this sea­son due to in­jury. The eight-year-old geld­ing, trained by Lucinda Rus­sell, was found to have dis­rupted fi­bres in his right fore su­per­fi­cial flexor ten­don. “Arthur’s wel­fare comes first,” said Lucinda.

GLOAM

A Galileo filly out of breeder’s cup win­ner Dank sold to Godol­phin for four mil­lion guineas at Tat­ter­salls’ October year­ling sale. She is the most ex­pen­sive year­ling sold in the world this year and the sec­ond high­est-priced ever to sell in Europe.

FALFIELD HONEY­BEAR

Jane Som­er­set’s Con­nemara mare has died aged 24. Honey­bear was supreme M&M in-hand at the Royal High­land, four times supreme at the Royal Nor­folk, and a rid­den fi­nal­ist at HOYS, Royal In­ter­na­tional and Olympia. Her legacy is continued by her two daugh­ters Tes­re­mos Top Bear and Sun­ny­bear.

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