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Neptune Collonges wins Grand National at Aintree, victory overshadowed by death of race favorite

Grand National pre-race favorite Synchronised died Saturday after collapsing during the world's toughest steeplechase, which was won by Neptune Collonges in the race's closest finishes. Synchronised, who won the Cheltenham Gold Cup last month, suffered a fatal injury after falli …
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Britain's Grand National Is The World's Most-Watched Horse Slaughter [Video]

Sports : Deadspin (3 years ago)

An estimated 600 million people worldwide watched Saturday's 165th Grand National, the annual steeplechase held outside Liverpool with a purse worth more than $1.5 million. Outside of World Cup finals and India-Pakistan cricket matc... Read Post

Arcadius Dead After Winning $150,000 Race

Sports : The Inquisitr - Sport (3 years ago)

Arcadius, a bay gelding, won $150,000 at the Iroquois Steeplechase at Percy Warner Park on Saturday before collapsing just beyond the finish line of the 3-mile race; where the horse was declared dead. One of the five official veteri... Read Post

Real Madrid beats Argentina’s San Lorenzo to win the FIFA Club World Cup, so who cares?

Sports : The Early Lead (5 days ago)

In the least surprising victory of recent memory, Real Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup over Argentina’s South American champions San Lorenzo on Saturday. The only actual surprise is that of the two goals scored by Real Madrid, La... Read Post

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