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Gunnevera ‘Getting Better’ Every Day In Preparation For Holy Bull

Delta Downs Jackpot winner Gunnevera is expected to make his 2016 debut the Holy Bull Stakes Feb. 4 Triple Crown prospect Gunnevera continues to impress trainer Antonio Sano as the son of Dialed In prepares for his scheduled 3-year-old debut in the $ 350,000 Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park Feb. 4. The multiple graded-stakes winner, who concluded his juvenile ...

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Alastair Down: this is a seven-league stride towards better future

Kempton racecourse: Alastair Down is in favour of the Jockey Club’s plans   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   Alastair Down on why the Jockey Club’s shock Kempton decision is proof of much-needed progressive planning IT IS going to be a long dusk as the light dies but without any warning on Tuesday the sun began to set on Kempton Park. ...

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Germany: Well Spoken gets better of Baden-Baden battle

 By David Conolly-Smith 7:26PM 23 OCT 2016  Report: Germany, Sunday Baden- Baden: Ittlingen Preis der Winterkönigin (Group 3) 1m, 2yo fillies Well Spoken (Markus Klug/ Adrie de Vries) provided her trainer and rider with a second successive win in Germany’s top race for two-year-old fillies. Well Spoken and Pemina had the race to themselves throughout the final furlong and a half, ...

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Better than sex – the story of the 1996 Grand National

Rough Quest: had been second in the Gold Cup before the National   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Scott Burton 3:36PM 20 OCT 2016  FOLLOWING the sad news of Rough Quest’s death at the age of 30, relive his finest hour through the words of those closest to him. Just 16 days after chasing home Imperial Call in the Cheltenham Gold ...

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‘Better Than He Was A Year Ago’: Runhappy’s Connections Excited About Champion’s Return To Racing

Cordell Anderson (right) leads Runhappy into the Keeneland winner’s circle after the Breeders’ Cup Sprint The much-anticipated wait for the return of reigning Champion Sprinter Runhappy ends Saturday when the James McIngvale-owned son of 2010 Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver makes his 4-year-old debut in the $ 100,000 Ack Ack Presented by TwinSpires.com (Grade III) at Churchill Downs. Trainer Laura ...

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Our Way Does It His Way In Better Talk Now

Our Way made it 2-for-2 this summer at Saratoga Race Course on Monday, rallying three-wide through the stretch and onto a 2 ½-length victory over Hammers Vision in the $ 100,000 Better Talk Now for 3-year-olds on the turf. Reserved off the early pace set by Dragon Bay and Mighty Mo, who dueled through an opening quarter-mile in 23.83 seconds, ...

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Dunlop hoping for better luck with Red Verdon in Paris

Dunlop: “The horse is taking his racing very well.”   PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)    By Scott Burton 9:30AM 14 JUL 2016  Preview: Saint-Cloud, Thursday Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Group 1) 1m4f, 3yo colts and fillies WITH no French-trained challenger sent to the Curragh last month, this Bastille Day feature provides a first chance to measure the strength of the ...

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Ashforth's Angles: Hoping for better luck for Pearce clan

Simon Pearce: finding rides and winners elusive   PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)    By David Ashforth 6:00PM 29 JUN 2016  THE list of trainers and jockeys I particularly want to see doing well is a long one. Some are doing well but others are riders struggling for decent rides and trainers lacking decent horses, or even indecent ones. One of the ...

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Varian hoping to go one better with Nezwaah

Roger Varian: saddled Talmada to finish second in this race last year   PICTURE: Martin Lynch    By Bruce Jackson 9:54AM 24 JUN 2016  Preview: Newcastle, Friday, 7.45Betfred TV/EBF Stallions Hoppings Stakes (Listed), 1m3f, 3yo+, fillies & mares COVERT LOVE, last year’s winner of this Listed contest, went on to win the Group 1 Irish Oaks and Prix de l’Opera after ...

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