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Tombstone to undertake Champion Hurdle mission | Horse Racing News |

Tombstone: will line up in the Champion Hurdle next month  PICTURE:Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)   By David Baxter 2:34PM 26 FEB 2017  TOMBSTONE, who lowered the colours of Jezki earlier this month at Gowran Park, will be added to the field for the Stan James Champion Hurdle, trainer Gordon Elliott revealed on Sunday. Fourth in the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at last season’s Cheltenham ...

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Kitasan Black to head Arc mission for Japan | Horse Racing |

Kitasan Black: crowned Japan’s horse of the year for 2016   PICTURE: Masakazu Takahasi    By MaSAKAZU TAKAHASHI 1:00PM 29 JAN 2017  Japan: Horse of the Year Kitasan Black is set to be given the chance to end the country’s lengthy pursuit of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe crown in the autumn. Twice a Grade 1 winner last year, ...

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Ballyoptic on recovery mission after Wetherby slip

Ballyoptic will go on trial for the World Hurdle at Newbury on Friday   PICTURE: John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)    By Graham Dench 7:18AM 25 NOV 2016  NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES is hoping last season’s Aintree Grade 1 novice winner Ballyoptic can gain compensation for a costly slip at Wetherby that was not his fault and confirm himself a serious candidate for the World ...

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France: Quest For More set Prix du Cadran mission

Quest For More has progressed from handicaps to Group races   PICTURE: RP GRAPHICS    By Tony McFadden 10:57AM 29 SEP 2016  QUEST FOR MORE will be tasked with winning a first Group 1 when he tackles the Prix du Cadran at Chantilly on Saturday. RELATED LINKS Roger Charlton’s star stayer, who was successful in the Group 2 Lonsdale Cup at ...

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'On the up' Thikriyaat set for Celebration mission

Thikriyaat (blue and white) has been impressive so far this season   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Richard Birch 7:55AM 27 AUG 2016  SIR MICHAEL STOUTE, already successful eight times in the Doom Bar Celebration Mile with Milligram (1987), Among Men (1997), Medicean (2000), No Excuse Needed (2001), Chic (2004 and 2005), Echelon (2007) and Zacinto (2009), appears to hold ...

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Nemoralia bypasses Falmouth for Prix Jean Prat mission

Nemoralia (9) chases home Qemah at Royal Ascot last month   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Peter Scargill 10:38AM 6 JUL 2016  NEMORALIA will contest the Group 1 Prix Jean Prat on Sunday instead of Friday’s Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes after Jeremy Noseda decided the track at Chantilly would suit his filly better than Newmarket. Owned by James Lovat, Terry Allan ...

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Exosphere goes on recovery mission at Newmarket

Exosphere: a disappointing favourite in the Hardwicke Stakes   PICTURE: Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images    By Keith Melrose 11:24AM 5 JUL 2016  EXOSPHERE, a disappointing favourite lost in the drama of Dartmouth’s Hardwicke Stakes victory, will bid to make amends in the Group 2 Princess of Wales’s Arqana Racing Club Stakes on the first day of Newmarket’s July festival on ...

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Hong Kong star Gold-Fun set Deauville mission

Gold-Fun: set to continue with a European campaign  By Tony McFadden 7:30AM 27 JUN 2016  GOLD-FUN, a recent runner-up to Twilight Son in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, will have his next outing in the Group 1 Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville in August, trainer Richard Gibson has revealed. Gibson – who has ruled out a crack at ...

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Acapulco set King's Stand mission at Royal Ascot

Acapulco: was an impressive winner at Royal Ascot last year   PICTURE: Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)    By Tony McFadden 8:40AM 11 JUN 2016  STAR American sprinter Acapulco is set to take on her elders in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday, trainer Wesley Ward revealed on Friday night. RELATED LINKS Acapulco also had the six-furlong Commonwealth Cup – ...

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Stoute rules Cannock Chase out of Royal Ascot mission

Cannock Chase: stripped of last September’s Listed win at Newmarket   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Graham Dench 3:40PM 9 JUN 2016  CANNOCK CHASE, who on Thursday was stripped of last September’s Listed win in Newmarket’s Sakhee Godolphin Stakes after traces of a prohibited pain relief medication were found in his system, will not take be running at Royal Ascot next ...

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