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Supreme favourite Melon drifting on Betfair | Horse Racing News |

Melon: was the 4-1 favourite for the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   By Stuart Riley 11:32AM 25 FEB 2017  MELON, favourite for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, was on the drift on Betfair on Saturday morning, with his price more than doubling to 11 (10-1) from 5 (4-1). The shift in price on the Willie Mullins-trained novice, an impressive ...

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Favourite Mutakayyef ruled out of Winter Derby

Mutakayyef: has a foot abscess  PICTURE:Getty Images   By David Milnes 7:51AM 25 FEB 2017  MUTAKAYYEF, the 11-8 favourite for the Group 3 Betway Winter Derby Stakes at Lingfield on Saturday, has been ruled out of the race by trainer William Haggas due to an injury. “Unfortunately Mutakayyef won’t be able to run in the Winter Derby as he has a foot ...

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Thistlecrack jockey devastated after injury rules out favourite | Horse Racing |

Thistlecrack and Tom Scudamore winning the King George  PICTURE:Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By Scott Burton 8:00PM 21 FEB 2017  TOM SCUDAMORE’S Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup dream was dramatically dashed on Tuesday as Thistlecrack was ruled out the festival, a blow the rider described as a “real sickener”. Just 57 days after the pair put in a breathtaking round of jumping in the ...

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Ante-post favourite Thistlecrack ruled out of Gold Cup

Thistlecrack: ruled out of the Gold Cup with a tendon tear  PICTURE:Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)   By scott burton 12:50PM 21 FEB 2017  THE Cheltenham Festival lost arguably its biggest star on Tuesday morning as Thistlecrack, the 7-4 favourite for the Timico Gold Cup, was ruled out for the rest of the season with a tendon injury. Last year’s Stayers’ Hurdle winner ...

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USA: Irish War Cry stuns Derby favourite Classic Empire | Horse Racing |

Irish War Cry extends his unbeaten record to three in Holy Bull   PICTURE: Coglianese Photo    By Nicholas Godfrey 1:33AM 5 FEB 2017  Report: USA, Saturday Gulfstream Park: Holy Bull Stakes (Grade 2) 1m½f, dirt, 3yo THE Kentucky Derby picture was shaken up when Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Classic Empire could finish only third on his seasonal debut in the ...

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USA: War Cry stuns Derby favourite Empire | Horse Racing |

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Report: USA, Saturday Gulfstream Park: Holy Bull Stakes (Grade 2) 1m½f, dirt, 3yo THE Kentucky Derby picture was shaken up when Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Classic Empire could finish only third on his seasonal debut in the Holy Bull behind all-the-way winner Irish War Cry (Graham Motion/Joel Rosario). The winner is a son of Curlin who was extending his unbeaten ...

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USA: Derby favourite Classic Empire begins road to Kentucky

Gulfstream Park: plays host to Kentucky Derby favourite a week after Arrogate romped to victory in the Pegasus World Cup   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Nicholas Godfrey 5:02PM 4 FEB 2017  Preview: USA, Saturday 10.35pm GMT (live on ATR) Gulfstream Park: Holy Bull Stakes (Grade 2) 1m½f, dirt, 3yo AFTER the hulabaloo of last weekend’s Pegasus World Cup, the focus is on ...

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