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Three riders walk away after Lingfield pile up

Lingfield: jockeys walked away after terrible fall in closing stages   PICTURE: Jon Hoy    By Peter Scargill 4:11PM 11 NOV 2016  THREE jockeys were involved in a pile up in the final race at Lingfield on Friday but George Downing, Toby Eley and Eddy Greatrex were able to walk away from the fall. Coming just 12 days after the ...

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Scuba Repels Pressure, Streaks Away From Marathon Field

Pressured throughout the 1 3/4-mile contest while on and off the lead, DARRS’ Scuba managed to repel the bids of his fellow frontrunners to win the G2 Marathon Stakes going away by 4 1/4 lengths. A 5-year-old son of Tapit trained by Brendan Walsh, Scuba covered the distance over Santa Anita’s fast main track in 2:58.20 under Kendrick Carmouche. “I ...

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RP Trophy Treats: Celtic Swing blows them away

Celtic Swing stretches clear under Kevin Darley in the Racing Post TrophyPICTURE: Phil Smith    By Lewis Porteous 5:01PM 21 OCT 2016  IT IS 22 years since the greatest performance in the history of the Racing Post Trophy, when Celtic Swing won by 12 lengths. Lewis Porteous tells the story of the race. It was no surprise when Celtic Swing justified ...

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Punchestown: Hidden Cyclone blows rivals away

Hidden Cyclone: retains plenty of ability despite being 11   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos    By Tony McFadden 3:05PM 12 OCT 2016  Report: Punchestown, Wednesday coral.ie Free Racehorse Ownership With The Coral Champions Club Rated Hurdle 2m, 4yo+ HIDDEN CYCLONE blew away his rivals under a canny front-running ride from Danny Mullins to register a convincing two-and-a-quarter-length success. RELATED LINKS Sent ...

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Golden Hawk Spurts Away In Grey Stakes

Live Oak Plantation’s Golden Hawk was an easy winner in Sunday’s G3 Grey Stakes at Woodbine, eased under the wire nearly five lengths in front of the field. The juvenile son of Tapit was well-handled by Patrick Husbands to lead for most of the race, stopping the clock for 1 1/16 miles over the Tapeta in 1:43.38 for trainer Mark ...

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USA: Sensational Songbird soars away at Parx

 By Nicholas Godfrey 10:58PM 24 SEP 2016  Report: USA, Saturday Parx Racing (Philadelphia): Cotillion Stakes (Grade 1) 1m1/2f, dirt, 3yo fillies THE amazing Songbird (Jerry Hollendorfer/Mike Smith) took her unbeaten sequence to 11 with yet another resounding victory as she overwhelmed a field of top-class rivals in the Cotillion, coasting home by nearly six lengths in a totally dominant performance. On ...

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Songbird Flies Away From Toughest Field Yet In Cotillion

Lauded all week as the toughest field that Rick Porter’s undefeated Songbird had yet faced, the G1 Cotillion proved facile for the sophomore daughter of Medaglia d’Oro as she glided to her 11th career victory under another hand ride from Mike Smith. Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, Songbird covered the 1 1/16 miles over the fast main track in 1:44 flat, ...

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Arc to stay away from Longchamp in 2017

Golden Horn lands the 2015 Arc at Longchamp, which will not now host the race again until October 2018   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Scott Burton 9:50AM 13 SEP 2016 The Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe will be staged at a alternative home for a second time in October 2017  – with 2016 host Chantilly the likely choice ...

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Awesome Slew Runs Away With Smarty Jones Stakes

Awesome Slew #14 with Paco Lopez riding won the $ 300,000 Grade III Smarty Jones Stakes at Parx Racing Live Oak Plantation’s homebred Awesome Slew was very impressive in Monday’s G3 Smarty Jones Stakes at Parx, drawing away to win by seven lengths over a capacity field of 13 other sophomores. The son of Awesome Again and Paco Lopez took ...

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Secret Someone Runs Away With Kentucky Downs’ Ladies Turf

Greg Goodman’s Mt. Brilliant Stables’ homebred Secret Someone sprinted up the hill to the wire at Kentucky Downs, earning a 3 3/4-length victory in Saturday’s $ 350,000 Ladies Turf. The 5-year-old daughter of A.P. Indy covered a mile over the firm, European-style turf course in 1:38.00 under Robby Albarado for trainer Mike Stidham. Said Ben Trask, assistant trainer to Mike ...

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