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Market Rasen Races: Newstead 100-1 shot goes close to shock win

Newstead trainer Nick Kent went close to a second success in a month at Market Rasen Racecourse as a 100-1 shot almost snatched a shock win.

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Sports Editor’s blog: FIFA’s black comedy just keeps on giving

Sports Editor’s blog: FIFA’s black comedy just keeps on giving

Lately I find myself asking the same question more and more, and I suspect it’s one many of you who have passed their 30th birthday may be familiar with.

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Rasen racecourse welcomes new chairman on first day or racing for 2017

Market Rasen Racecourse has today (Wednesday, January 18) welcomed its new Chairman as racing gets under way for the first time in 2017.

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Market Rasen Town U16s boss cools title talk

Market Rasen Town Under 16s manager Brian Inman has told his players not to get carried away after seeing his side go joint top of the league on Sunday.

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Hockey: Title-chasing Brigg make their point

Hockey: Title-chasing Brigg make their point

Brigg Hockey Club men’s first team stay second in the Yorkshire Premier League after gaining a point away to Harrogate.

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Market Rasen and Louth RFC give league leaders a stern test

Rasen acquitted themselves well at the league leaders who were flattered by the margin of Saturday’s 32-12 victory.

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‘Tour of the Wolds’ will bring thousands to Louth

The Lincolnshire Wolds will be the focus for major elite road cycle racing in April 2017, attracting the biggest teams and names in British cycling.

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Matt Rutherford returns to Market Rasen Cricket Club

Market Rasen Cricket Club have been given a huge boost for this summer by the return of skipper Matt Rutherford as player-coach.

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Midweek racegoers in for a treat on County Racedays

Midweek visitors to Market Rasen racecourse are on track for huge savings in 2017.

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Huge crowds at the Market Rasen races on Boxing Day 2016.

Market Rasen Racecourse launches ticket deal to boost midweek crowds

Market Rasen Racecourse is throwing open all its facilities for visitors at nine County Racedays in 2017 for one set admission price.

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Brigg Town Reserves earn Lincolnshire League award

Lincolnshire League side Brigg Town Reserves have been named Sills and Betteridge Solicitors Team of the Month for December.

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Market Rasen Golf Club: Top four tie at ladies’ new year contest

On a cold, but bright day, 36 ladies from Market Rasen Golf Club took part in the New Year’s March.

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Market Rasen and Louth worn down by Melton Mowbray

Rasen and Louth were let down by indiscipline and poor handling as a promising start ended in a disappointing home defeat to Melton.

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Are you ready to deskercise? Get fit at work with the Eight Week Challenge

Ever find yourself sat at your desk wishing you could just get up and do a bit of sport instead?

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Triple British Superbikes champion Kiyonari leaves Market Rasen for Japan

Three-time British Superbikes champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has left his Market Rasen home and returned to Japan.

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Market Rasen and Louth RFC return with Melton test

Market Rasen and Louth RFC will be hoping the winter break does not interfere with their momentum when they return to action on Saturday.

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Extra Time: How sporting escapism (and a baby) saved me from crumby 2016

The promise of a new year for normal, well-adjusted folk must be what the anticipation of a new season feels is to a sports fan.

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Market Rasen Races: Brigg horse wins Lincolnshire National on Boxing Day

Brigg trainer Nick Kent had the most high-profile win of his career as 15/2 shot Gonalston Cloud won the £9,747 feature race at Market Rasen’s Boxing Day meet.

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British Superbikes: Market Rasen rider O’Halloran extends Honda deal

Market Rasen-based rider Jason O’Halloran has been retained by Honda Racing to contest the 2017 British Superbike Championship aboard an all-new machine.

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Sign up for cricket umpires’ course

A course open to anyone who wishes to begin umpiring cricket for their club or in local leagues will be held in the new year.

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