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Stellar Wind Honors Beholder With Gutsy Mile Victory Over Vale Dori

Hronis Racing’s Stellar Wind twice defeated last year’s champion older mare, but could do no better than fourth in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff at the end of the season. This year, the 5-year-old daughter of Curlin has returned with a vengeance to win both the G1 Apple Blossom and, on Saturday at Santa Anita, the newly-renamed G1 Beholder Mile. Ridden ...

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Gutsy Highland Reel Goes Gate-To-Wire To Take Coronation Cup

Highland Reel and the rest of trainer Aidan O’Brien’s contingent may have been late arriving at Epsom Downs on Friday, but the travel delays made no difference to the multiple Grade/Group 1 winner as he powered his way to a front-running victory in the G1 Investec Coronation Cup. The six Ballydoyle runners were late arriving at the racecourse due to ...

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Punchestown: Gutsy Djakadam lands John Durkan Chase

Djakadam is challenged by Outlander (white cap) and Sub Lieutenant   PICTURE: Caroline Norris (racingpost.com/photos)    By Peter Scargill 2:09PM 11 DEC 2016  Report: Punchestown, Sunday John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase (Grade 1) 2m4f, 5yo+ IF there had been some eyebrows raised by Ruby Walsh’s decision to ride Djakadam at Punchestown instead of heading to Cork to ride Douvan then the ...

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Ascot: Royal Regatta holds on for gutsy 1965 Chase win

Royal Regatta is chased by God’s Own at Ascot on Saturday   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 2:25PM 19 NOV 2016  Report: Ascot, Saturday Stella Artois 1965 Chase (Grade 2) 2m5f, 4yo+ JOCKEY Tom O’Brien and Regal Regatta made every yard – and yet they never looked like winning. Coming off the home bend the race appeared at Adrian ...

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Wetherby: Gutsy Silsol comes out on top in bet365 Hurdle

Silsol (near side) jumps the last in the lead before grinding out victory   PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)    By Alex Wiltshire 2:50PM 29 OCT 2016  Report: Wetherby, Saturday bet365 Hurdle (Registered as The West Yorkshire Hurdle) (Grade 2), 3m, 4yo+ PAUL NICHOLLS’ fine early-season form continued as Silsol stayed on strongest to defeat Native River in a thrilling finish to ...

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Fahey hails Ribchester after gutsy Marois victory

Ribchester (right) reversed Goodwood form with Galileo Gold (left)   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 3:02PM 14 AUG 2016  Report: France, Sunday Deauville: Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard – Jacques le Marois (Group 1) 1m, 3yo+ no geldings RICHARD FAHEY hailed Ribchester the best horse he has ever trained after he built on his fast-finishing third in last ...

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