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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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Ground the key to next start for Hawkbill

Hawkbill: did not enjoy quick ground at York   PICTURE: Getty Images    By David Baxter 11:02AM 24 AUG 2016  HAWKBILL will run next where the ground is deemed most suitable, with the quick surface at York last week blamed for the Coral-Eclipse winner’s disappointing performance. A 6-1 chance for the Juddmonte International, Hawkbill failed to fire, finishing eighth of 12, ...

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Soft ground to be sought for Hawkbill in future

Hawkbill: did not enjoy quick ground at York   PICTURE: Getty Images    By David Baxter 11:02AM 24 AUG 2016  HAWKBILL will run next where the ground is deemed most suitable, with the quick surface at York last week blamed for the Coral-Eclipse winner’s disappointing performance. A 6-1 chance for the Juddmonte International, Hawkbill failed to fire, finishing eighth of 12, ...

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Hawkbill and Almanzor added to Irish Champion field

Almanzor winning the Prix Du Jockey-Club at Chantilly   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Keith Melrose 2:37PM 4 AUG 2016  HAWKBILL and Almanzor, two of the season’s leading middle-distance three-year-olds, have both been added to the field for the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 10. The pair, winners of the Coral-Eclipse and Prix Du Jockey-Club respectively this ...

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Hawkbill 'getting mentally stronger', says Appleby

Hawkbill takes the Eclipse from subsequent Sussex winner The Gurkha   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Keith Melrose 12:00PM 3 AUG 2016  TRAINER Charlie Appleby gave warning to Hawkbill’s Juddmonte International Stakes rivals that his star colt is still improving after his success in the Coral-Eclipse last month. RELATED LINKS Appleby said: “Hawkbill had a battle on his hands up ...

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Hawkbill to skip King George and wait for York

Hawkbill: will not be supplemented for the King George   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 9:00AM 18 JUL 2016  CORAL-ECLIPSE winner Hawkbill will not be supplemented for Saturday’s King George Vl & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, with connections instead waiting for the Juddmonte International at York. RELATED LINKS Bookmakers were fearful the second favourite would not be ...

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Hawkbill to skip King George and wait for York

Hawkbill: will not be supplemented for the King George   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 9:00AM 18 JUL 2016  CORAL-ECLIPSE winner Hawkbill will not be supplemented for Saturday’s King George Vl & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, with connections instead waiting for the Juddmonte International at York. Charlie Appleby reported his stable star in great form and told ...

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Hawkbill and Dartmouth could still challenge Postponed

Dartmouth (left): powered to victory at Royal Ascot last time out   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Justin O’Hanlon & David Baxter 8:05PM 17 JUL 2016  POSTPONED and Wings Of Desire were the horses for money in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes market on Sunday, with connections of possible supplementary entries Dartmouth and Hawkbill still mulling over ...

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World Class: Hawkbill best but could be eclipsed

Hawkbill (RPR 123) beats The Gurkha (RPR 122) in Coral-Eclipse Stakes   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Sam Walker 2:453PM 4 JUL 2016  Hawkbill was the rightful winner of the Coral-Eclipse Stakes on Saturday, but it’s anyone’s guess who will come out on top when this lot meet again. Off a stronger pace and on better ground The Gurkha, who ...

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International or Irish Champion could be next for Hawkbill

Hawkbill: International or Irish Champion could be next for Eclipse winner   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 11:18AM 3 JUL 2016  CHARLIE APPLEBY believes Hawkbill will be even better when stepped up in trip, but for now he is happy to stick to 1m2f and nominated either the Juddmonte International or Qipco Irish Champion Stakes as the Coral-Eclipse ...

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