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21st January 2006

21/01/2013

On the 21st January 2006 Paul Nicholls became the first jumps trainer to win six races on one card. He achieved this feat at Wincanton
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20th January

20/01/2013

20th January 1931 Golden Miller, who won a record 5 Cheltenham Gold Cups landed his first victory an £83 Leicester Maiden Hurdle.
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January 19th1990

19/01/2013

" It aint right, I know I aint did it" but Sylvester Camouche was a lone voice as the jockey was banned until April for hiding his mount, 23/1 Landing Officer, in thick fog
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January 17th 2004

17/01/2013

17th January 2004 Tony McCoy notched up his 2,000 win over jumps in Britain. He rode Magical Bailiwick at Wincanton.
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January 16th 1995

16/01/2013

On the 16th January 1995 Raahin became one of the few " dead " horses to win a race. He actually died for 6 minutes whilst under anaesthetic in February 1994, but today won a handicap hurdle at Fontwell.
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January 8th 1996

08/01/2013

1996 on the 8th January Reg Hollinshead saddled Loch Style and Taniyar for races at Southwell- sadly though, he put each in the others race! In 1994 on this date Wolverhampton staged the first all floodlit meeting on its all weather track.
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