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Horse with odds of 300-1 becomes longest priced winner in British history – Wide World of Sports

Bookmakers stupefied by huge outsider

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A horse running at odds of 300-1 became the longest-priced winner in the history of racing in Britain and Ireland on Thursday.
He Knows No Fear won the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden at Leopardstown, prompting bookmakers to express their astonishment that many people tipped the 3-year-old horse for victory.
The longest-priced winner in Britain had previously been Equinoctial, a 250-1 shot, at Kelso in November 1990.
Shortly after the jump He Knows No Fear (highlighted) was trailing the pack….

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NSW Blues name potential debutant Cameron McInnes in Origin squad – Daily Telegraph

St George Illawarra stars Tyson Frizell and Cameron McInnes have been named in an extended NSW squad – but teammate and centre Zac Lomax has missed out.

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St George Illawarra stars Tyson Frizell and Cameron McInnes have been named in an extended NSW squad but teammate and centre Zac Lomax has missed out.
Blues coach Brad Fittler named five players to continue training for Origin – Frizell, McInnes, Brisbane’s Payne Haas and Manly brothers Jake and Tom Trbojevic.
The players were selected after their teams formally ended their NRL seasons on Sunday.
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NRL 2020: Sydney Roosters, Sonny Bill Williams, James Tedesco, premiers out to defy history – NRL.COM

The Roosters must do what’s never been done to defend their titles after a historic flogging, but as Sonny Bill Williams asserted, there’s a first time for everything.

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The Roosters must do what’s never been done to defend their titles after a historic flogging, but as Sonny Bill Williams asserted, there’s a first time for everything.
Not once in the game’s 112 years has a team won the competition after conceding 50 points in a match.
Despite Friday’s 60-8 drubbing to South Sydney – the biggest defeat to their rivals – the Roosters remain upbeat leading into this Friday’s qualifying final against minor premiers Penrith.
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AFL forced to respond to furore over Grand Final entertainment call-out for volunteers – Fox Sports

The AFL has responded to criticism after it asked for volunteers to be apart of the Grand Final entertainment.

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The league came under fire from many in the entertainment industry after a casting call was revealed, asking for volunteer performers for a large scale event in Brisbane on the 24th of October 2020.
That was in reference to the Grand Final, which will be held at the Gabba for the first time.
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