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World test for St Helens darts aces

Srephen Bunting could not have hand picked a tougher first round opponent in the first round of the World Darts Championship which gets under way at the Alexandra Palace, London, on December 15.

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Players' Championship runner-up Dave Chisnall

More final agony for Chisnall

It was a case of so near yet so far for St Helens’ ace of the oche Dave Chisnall.

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Highland Lodge and Henry Brooke jump the final fence as they win the Betfred Becher Chase at Aintree last year

The Last Samuri tops weights for Becher test at Aintree

Grand National runner-up The Last Samuri heads the weights for the £140,000 Betfred Becher Chase over the famous fences at Aintree on December 3.

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Jockey Paddy Brennan celebrates after riding Cue Card to victory in the Betfair Chase  at Haydock

Cue Card is Haydock hero

Cue Card bounced out of his third Betfair Chase win in fine form, according to trainer Colin Tizzard.

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Haydock Park officials expect soft ground for their big two-day meeting

Haydock officials expecting soft ground for big meeting

Conditions for the eagerly-awaited clash between Coneygree and Cue Card in the Betfair Chase are expected to be soft at Haydock on Saturday.

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Dave Chisnall.

Chizzy crashes out of £400k Grand Slam

Dave Chisnall is out of the £400,000 Singha Beer Grand Slam of Darts - even before the round robin stages of the Wolverhampton event have been completed.

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Champion jump jockey Richard Johnson could partner Coneygree at Haydock on Saturday

Top 10 in Betfair Chase reckoning at Haydock

Coneygree is one of 10 horses to stand their ground for Saturday’s Betfair Chase at Haydock.

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Half-price entry initiative at Haydock Park

Half-price entry initiative at Haydock Park

The Jockey Club has launched a new initiative that enables 18 to 24-year-olds to attend meetings at its 15 racecourses nationwide - including Haydock park - for half-price.

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Coneygree ridden by jockey Nico de Boinville jumps the last prior to winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 2015

Big names continue to target Haydock chase

Coneygree took a crucial step closer to a possible return to action in Haydock’s Betfair Chase on Saturday week with a racecourse gallop at the Merseyside track.

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Silviniaco Conti and Ruby Walsh go on to win the Betfair Chase at Haydock Park in 2012

Silviniaco Conti heads for Haydock

Silviniaco Conti will attempt to win the Betfair Chase at Haydock for a third time after he finished second on his return to action at Down Royal on Saturday.

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Dave Chisnall was well beaten by dynamic Dutchman Michael van Gerwen

Chizzy crashes out of World Series

Dave Chisnall reserved his poorest performance of the weekend for Sunday’s semi-final showdown with dynamic Dutchman Michael van Gerwen in the £150,000 Ladbrokes World Series clash.

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The popular Cue Card on the way to winning the Betfred Bowl Chase at Aintree last season

Cue Card and Coneygree star in big Haydock chase entries

Dual winner Cue Card and 2015 Gold Cup hero Coneygree are the star names among 22 entries for the Betfair Chase at Haydock on November 19.

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The New One has Haydock hurdling option

The New One has Haydock hurdling option

The New One could run over hurdles at Haydock later this month as trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies continues to be thwarted by the prolonged dry spell this autumn.

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St Helens darts ace Dave Chisnall

Chizzy and Smith prepare for next challenge

Dave Chisnall and Michael Smith will be looking to put last week’s early exit from the European Championship in Belgium behind them - but the next hurdle they face presents another stern challenge of their skills on the oche.

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Chisnall denied in final

Dave Chisnall was denied a second Players’ Championship win of the year when he suffered a 6-1 weekend hammering at the hands of Dutchman Benito van de Pas.

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Lucy Renshall in the final

European gold for local judo star

A star judo fighter who trained at a club near St Helens scooped her second gold of the year in the European Open series.

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Stephen Bunting

Local bragging rights at stake at European Darts Championship

Local pride will be at stake when Stephen Bunting and Michael Smith - both unseeded - face each other in the first round of the £400,000 Unibet European Darts Championship in Belgium at the end of next week (October 28).

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Dave Chisnall

Chizzy knocked-out by Van Gerwen

It will be of little consolation to Dave Chisnall that he lost one of the most memorable semi-finals ever staged in the £400,000 Grand Prix of Darts in Dublin on Friday night.

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Stephen Bunting

Darts: Bunting crashes out of Grand Prix

Stephen Bunting was blown away by Kim Huybrechts in the second round of the £400,000 Grand Prix of Darts in Dublin.

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St Helens darts ace Dave Chisnall

Chizzy remains on course for title shot

World no. 10 Dave Chisnall continued his challenge to win a maiden major title with a 3-1 triumph over 2011 runner-up Brendan Dolan of Northern Ireland in the Grand Prix of Darts in Dublin last night (Wednesday).

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