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n.1.(Myth.) A Celtic divinity, regarded as the evil principle, but confounded by the Romans with Jupiter.
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670m and vvTONIGHT's TONIGHT's Sky broadcast includes a feature on Kevin Hutton's comeback greyhound Taranis Rex, who has returned from injury-enforced retirement to reach the Laurels final.
HORSE RACING: PAUL Nicholls was not too downhearted when Taranis fell two out in the Paddy Power Gold Cup last month.
CHAMPION trainer Paul Nicholls relies solely on ante-post favourite Taranis in Saturday's Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham.
And this after Mon et's Garden, bac ked into 7-4 favourite for the Ryanair Chase, backtracked into fourth behind Taranis.
A14-1 shot on Monday, totesport now have Vodka Bleu, who will be ridden by Timmy Murphy, 4-1 market leader along with Paul Nicholls' Taranis.
RUBY WALSH rocketed into winning action at Newbury with a quickfire double for boss Paul Nicholls on the ex-French pair Natal and Taranis.
Laurels Ladbrokes - first semi (tomorrow, 8.30): T1 Farloe Warhawk 2-7, T2 Taranis Rex 8-1, T3 Witton Tom 25-1, T4 Longwood Fantasy 7-1, T5 Milestone Apache 16-1, T6 His Own Business 8-1.
TARANIS gets the vote to atone for an expensive fall here at Cheltenham last month by landing the boylesports.com Gold Cup (2.40) at Prestbury Park this afternoon.
The most interesting runner on the card is Taranis Rex, who makes his eagerly-awaited return from injury in the 8.24 over 485m.
THE career of brilliant recordbreaking Gymcrack winner Taranis Rex appears to be over after just 11 races with his connections revealing that he is thought to have suffered a serious Achilles tendon injury, writes Jonathan Kay.
PAUL Nicholls is hoping Taranis can follow the example set by Lacdoudal in the Blue Square Silver Trophy Handicap Hurdle at Chepstow today.
Absent friends AMONG the well-known faces missing from the team were Tricky Trickster and Taranis. Tricky Trickster broke his neck in a horror fall in the Midlands National but has made an amazing recovery and will return to training at some point in the future.