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Caravaggio Again Disappoints As Brando Claims Prix Maurice De Gheest

Hot favourite Caravaggio was bitterly disappointing as Kevin Ryan’s Brando claimed Group One glory in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville. Brando, by Pivotal, kicked off his campaign with victory in the Abernant Stakes at Newmarket in April and although he was down the field in the Duke of York, he bounced back to finish third in last month’s ...

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USA: McCraken out to boost Kentucky Derby claims

McCraken: “When you work him, he feeds your confidence”   PICTURE: Matt Wooley/EquiSport Photos    By Nicholas Godfrey 5:01PM 11 FEB 2017  Preview: USA, Saturday 9.45pm GMT (live on ATR) Tampa Bay Downs: Sam F. Davis Stakes (Grade 3) 1m½f | dirt | 3yo Leading Kentucky Derby contender McCraken (Ian Wilkes/Brian Hernandez) makes his three-year-old debut in a hot-looking renewal of the ...

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Kempton: Modus claims smooth Lanzarote success

Modus and Barry Geraghty clear away from the field in the Lanzarote   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By tony mcfadden 2:45PM 14 JAN 2017  Report: Kempton, Saturday 32Red Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle (Listed Race) 2m5f, 4yo+ FOR a race involving Modus – a horse responsible for many a betting slip being hurled to the floor in frustration – the 32Red Lanzarote Hurdle ...

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Smooth travelling Modus claims Lanzarote success

Paul Nicholls: a third win in the race since 2008   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 2:45PM 14 JAN 2017  Report: Kempton, Saturday 32Red Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle (Listed Race) 2m5f, 4yo+ MODUS ran out a ready winner to hand his trainer Paul Nicholls a third Lanzarote victory in ten years and jockey Barry Geraghty a second. The JP ...

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No jumps racing on Thursday as frost claims Lingfield

Covers were used at Lingfield but could not prevent the frost   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 8:20AM 5 JAN 2017  THURSDAY’S sole National Hunt offering has been cancelled after Lingfield’s frozen track failed to pass a morning inspection. Frost covers had been deployed at the Surrey venue but to no avail as temperatures got down to as ...

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Navan: Duty downs rivals to enhance festival claims

Death Duty: an impressive winner of the Navan Novice Hurdle   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)    By Alex Wiltshire 12:55PM 18 DEC 2016  Report: Navan, Sunday Navan Novice Hurdle (Grade 2), 2m4f, 4yo+ DEATH DUTY continued his unbeaten record over hurdles with an authoritative performance at Navan to enhance his claims for Cheltenham glory in March. RELATED LINKS The clash between ...

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Tea For Two set for test of King George claims

Tea For Two: will be running in the Peterborough Chase on Sunday   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Richard Birch 7:05PM 30 NOV 2016  TEA FOR TWO, generally a 16-1 shot for the 32Red King George VI Chase, could book his place in the Boxing Day showpiece by landing Sunday’s Betfred Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon. Connections of the Nick Williams-trained ...

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Cold weather claims Carlisle's Sunday meeting

Carlisle: won’t race on Sunday as freezing temperatures take their toll   PICTURE: John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)    By Racing Post staff 2:46PM 26 NOV 2016  THE fixture scheduled for Carlisle on Sunday has been cancelled due to a course frozen in places. Track officials were forced to admit defeat on Saturday afternoon after temperatures plunged on Friday night. Clerk of the ...

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Best head lad claims BHA forced him out of the sport

Jim Best: trainer’s former head lad Paul Cooley had two rides last year   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Bruce Jackson 2:29PM 25 NOV 2016  PAUL COOLEY, former head lad to Jim Best, accused the BHA of ruining his riding career by not renewing his riding licence this year, with the authority citing his involvement in the case. Cooley, 22 ...

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Best witness claims John 'not in control' of horse at Plumpton

Trainer Jim Best: denies telling John to stop two horses in 2015   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Jon Lees 7:11PM 22 NOV 2016  FORMER Irish champion jump jockey Tom Morgan on Tuesday described the rider who claims Jim Best ordered him to stop two horses, as a novice who was incapable of restraining his horse and got tired. Morgan, best ...

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