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North America Leads Throughout Al Maktoum Challenge

NORTH AMERICA punches Dubai World Cup Ticket with Al mAktoum Challenge R3 Win on Super Saturday 2018 The final fixture of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, Super Saturday lived up to its billing with both Group 1 features producing memorable winning efforts. Introduced in 2003 as a dress rehearsal for the Dubai World Cup card three weeks later, all ...

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Churchill, Winter Among Stars On Course For Irish Champions Weekend

The grey filly Winter outlasts Blond Me (black cap) and Sobetsu (royal blue) to win the G1 Nassau Stakes The big names have all stood their ground for the five Group 1 races and the strong supporting cards on Longines Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown and the Curragh on Saturday and Sunday. Dual 2,000 Guineas winner Churchill and his stable ...

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Unfair Advantage? Ward Being Allowed To Work Royal Ascot Team Over Course Has Some Horsemen Crying Foul

Lady Aurelia (Scat Daddy), John Velazquez up, wins the Giant’s Causeway Stakes at Keeneland 4.15.16. Wesley Ward trainer, Stonestreet Stables owner. Trainer Wesley Ward’s battalion of Royal Ascot runners took a spin over the Ascot course Wednesday morning, and it appears as though that hasn’t gone over well with some of the local horsemen. The Racing Post reports that trainer Michael Bell ...

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Jade on course for battle with Annie at Punchestown

Apple’s Jade and Bryan Cooper   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)    By Richard Forristal 7:08AM 23 JAN 2017  APPLE’S JADE could be poised for a mouthwatering clash with Annie Power at Punchestown after Gordon Elliott confirmed that the race Willie Mullins’ superstar won last year en route to Champion Hurdle glory is a likely target for his Hatton’s Grace winner. Mullins has indicated that ...

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Course Specialist Bettys Bambino Fires Off Long Layoff To Win San Simeon

Away from the races since February 2015, California-bred Bettys Bambino renewed his love affair with Santa Anita Park’s downhill turf course on Monday, closing strongly down the stretch to win the Grade 3 San Simeon Stakes going away by 2 1/4 lengths under jockey Joel Rosario. Stormy Liberal finished second, with Richard’s Boy third and Horse Laugh fourth. A 6-year-old ...

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Dual Welsh National hero Mountainous on course for Chepstow

Mountainous could be the first horse to win three Welsh Nationals   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 11:22AM 16 NOV 2016  MOUNTAINOUS is on course to bid to win a historic third Coral Welsh National and on Wednesday featured among 102 entries for the Chepstow contest. RELATED LINKS The 11-year-old, trained locally by Kerry Lee, was victorious in ...

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France: Injured Reveley still on course for championship

 By Scott Burton 12:33PM 14 NOV 2016  JAMES REVELEY’s brilliant season in France has come to an unfortunate end after the championship leader suffered broken bones in his ankle and his foot when falling from Device in Sunday’s Prix Renaud du Vivier at Auteuil. Reveley is on 84 winners for the year but will take no further part in the campaign ...

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Cue Card and Coneygree on course for Betfair Chase

 By Andrew Dietz 12:53PM 14 NOV 2016  MARKET leaders Cue Card and Coneygree remain on course for Saturday’s Betfair Chase at Haydock after featuring among 10 potential runners on Monday. They could be joined by Silviniaco Conti, Irish Cavalier, Seeyouatmidnight and God’s Own. Menorah, Outlander, Roi Des Francs and Vezelay complete the potential field. More to follow . . .   ...

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