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Johnson convinced River has class to strike in Gold Cup | Horse Racing News |

Native River: jockey Richard Johnson thinks he can win Gold Cup  PICTURE:John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)   By Graham Dench 8:01PM 7 MAR 2017  RICHARD JOHNSON believes he has a great chance of bridging the 17-year gap since Looks Like Trouble by winning the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup on Native River, who enjoyed the ideal prep at Newbury last month. The clash between Native River ...

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World Class: Nervy days to come for superstar Winx | Horse Racing News |

Winx: heavy ground couldn’t stop her from winning again  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Sam Walker 2:28PM 28 FEB 2017  IF LAST weekend is anything to go by, Chris Waller will be doing a sun dance ahead of Winx’s bid to land a record-equalling third Cox Plate in October. Waller, who is under constant pressure to maintain the winning sequence for Australia’s sweetheart, ...

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World Class: Winx wins again as plans emerge for Jameka raid

Winx: a shot at history and a third Cox Plate is top of her agenda  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Sam Walker 12:00pM 15 FEB 2017  WINX does it again but where is she now on global stage? Winx is consistent. She turns up, runs her race and wins. She’s also classy, having blitzed the Cox Plate field to become the highest-rated turf ...

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Awesome Altior shows his class in Game Spirit Chase

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 By Andrew Dietz 3:05PM 11 FEB 2017  Report: Newbury, Saturday Betfair Exchange Chase (Grade 2) (Registered As The Game Spirit Chase) 2m92y, 5yo+ ALTIOR will head to the Racing Post Arkle with an unblemished record over fences after passing his toughest test with flying colours. More to follow . . .   Horse Racing News | Racing Post

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World Class: keen for The Everest to flourish | Horse Racing |

Australia’s major prizes, such as the Melbourne Cup, are staying races   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Sam Walker 12:01pM 8 FEB 2017  THE Everest was little more than a grand idea six months ago but later this year it will become the richest turf race in the world worth A$ 10 million (£6m). The 6f race will be run at ...

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Buveur D'Air out to show Champion Hurdle class | Horse Racing |

Buveur D’Air (right) has been rerouted from a novice chasing campaign   PICTURE: john Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)    By Richard Birch 6:11PM 3 FEB 2017  BUVEUR D’AIR, bound for the Stan James Champion Hurdle next month after connections decided to put his chasing career on hold, faces just three rivals in a race his trainer Nicky Henderson has won three times in ...

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Unique Bella A Class Above In Santa Ynez

Don Alberto Stable’s Unique Bella was quite simply a class above her rivals in Sunday’s G2 Santa Ynez, taking a four-wide trip in stride and drawing away to win by 7 1/2 lengths under Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith. The 3-year-old daughter of Tapit covered seven furlongs over Santa Anita’s fast main track in 1:22.21 while under wraps. Trainer ...

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World Class: Japan's magic Diamond could sparkle in Arc

Satono Diamond on his way to winning the Arima Kinen   PICTURE: Masakazu Takahashi    By Sam Walker 7:38AM 28 DEC 2016  SATONO DIAMOND looks set for a successful 2017 campaign after becoming just the fourth three-year-old since 2002 to beat the older generation in the Arima Kinen at Nakayama on Sunday. The son of Deep Impact got up late to ...

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