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Yeats | Royal Ascot legend

10 years on from his fourth Gold Cup victory, Mick Fitzgerald paid the legendary Yeats a visit at Castlehyde Stud in Ireland to reflect on his stellar Royal Ascot record. Four Gold Cups, no more need be said. ——————- Enjoy the best of Sky Sports Racing on the free and award-winning At The Races app: iPhone: http://apple.co/1I4NxAV Android: http://bit.ly/1VPIcEz facebook.com/AtTheRaces ...

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Channel wins the French Oaks!

Channel dug deep to claim Classic glory in the Longines-sponsored Prix De Diane at Chantilly. A strong field of 16 fillies went to post for the French Oaks, with Alain de Royer-Dupre’s Siyarafina the red-hot favourite to maintain her unbeaten record, while British hopes were carried by Roger Varian’s Nausha and John Gosden’s Entitle – first and second in the ...

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Royal Ascot 2019: Joseph and Donnacha O’Brien

As Royal Ascot 2019 approaches, we’ve paid a visit to Joseph and Donnacha O’Brien to see how their preparations for the meeting are coming along. Joseph, in his riding career, had many big Royal Ascot winners such as So You Think and Leading Light. And Donnacha is snapping at his heels, still looking for that first Royal meeting winner. They’re ...

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Breeders’ Cup Challenge – Royal Ascot Previews

The Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series presented by America’s Best Racing consists of the best races from around the world and awards each winner an automatic and free entry into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 1 & 2 at Santa Anita Park. It’s simple, they win and they’re in. Sky Sports Racing’s Gina Bryce and Jason Weaver preview the ...

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Royal Ascot 2019: Two-year-old contenders

Royal Ascot gives the racing fan a unique opportunity to see the best two-year-old talent compete for some of the most prestigious juvenile prizes in racing. We’ve compiled six of the most promising two-year-olds set for Royal Ascot 2019, all of which look to have very big futures ahead of them. ——————- Enjoy the best of Sky Sports Racing on ...

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Royal Ascot 2019: Deirdre

There has never been a Japanese-trained winner at the royal meeting; indeed, albeit from only a handful of runners, none has ever made the frame. The nation’s hopes this time around rest solely with Deirdre, a Classic-winning daughter of Sir Michael Stoute’s brilliant King George hero Harbinger set to be ridden by the legendary Yutaka Take in the Prince of ...

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Royal Ascot 2019: Godolphin’s big contenders

As one of racing’s superpowers, Godolphin as always are well-represented at Royal Ascot. This year is no different, with a huge team set to take aim at the Berkshire turf. We’ve picked out some of their biggest runners, including Blue Point, Barney Roy, Inns Of Court who all have massive chances for the ‘Boys in Blue’. ——————- Enjoy the best ...

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Royal Ascot 2019 Preview Show

Royal Ascot is only one week away, so it’s time to get yourself ready for the biggest week in flat racing with our preview show. Brought to you in association with William Hill, the panel consists of attheraces.com columnists and tipsters Kevin Blake and Hugh Taylor, and Sky Sports Racing’s Sean Boyce. With plenty of big-price tips, strong opinions and ...

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Royal Ascot 2019 Preview Show

Royal Ascot is only one week away, so it’s time to get yourself ready for the biggest week in flat racing with our preview show. Brought to you in association with William Hill, the panel consists of attheraces.com columnists and tipsters Kevin Blake and Hugh Taylor, and Sky Sports Racing’s Sean Boyce. With plenty of big-price tips, strong opinions and ...

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Royal Ascot 2019: Laurens

Laurens has been described as the ‘Queen of the North’, and there’s plenty of reasons why. Over two seasons, she’s won five Group 1s and become one of the top horses in European flat racing. Ahead of Royal Ascot 2019, Luke Harvey paid her a visit to find out what she’s like at home as she prepares for another big ...

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