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Galway: Scoundrel on best behaviour for Meyler in Plate

Donagh Meyler celebrates his big win aboard Lord Scoundrel   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos    By Andrew Dietz 5:40PM 27 JUL 2016  Report: Galway, Wednesday TheTote.com Galway Plate (Grade A) 2m6½f, 4yo+ DONAGH MEYLER registered his biggest victory in the saddle when bringing home Lord Scoundrel to give trainer Gordon Elliott a first success in the famous summer chase. RELATED LINKS ...

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Road To Riches bids for second Galway Plate

Road To Riches has taken two Grade 1s since winning the Galway Plate   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos    By Tony O’Hehir 9:30AM 27 JUL 2016  ROAD TO RICHES is back at Galway today seeking a second theTote.com Galway Plate victory two years after trouncing his rivals by 11 lengths in the famous summer steeplechase. RELATED LINKS That win gave trainer ...

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Ellison aims for Plate compensation with Seamour in Ebor

Seamour (right): run down late in the Northumberland Plate   PICTURE: John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)    By Keith Melrose 7:28AM 21 JUL 2016  TRAINER Brian Ellison is aiming to get his hands on next month’s Betfred Ebor with Seamour after coming agonisingly close to winning the Northumberland Plate with the same horse earlier this month. Ellison has long coveted the Northumberland Plate ...

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Sir Dudley Digges Upsets Amis Gizmo In Queen’s Plate

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Sir Dudley Digges surprised bettors in Sunday’s Queen’s Plate at Woodbine Racecourse, giving the owners, jockey Julien Leparoux, and trainer Michael Maker all their first victory in the first jewel of the Canadian triple crown at odds of 15-1. The $ 1 million race, exclusively for Canadian-foaled sophomores, was held over 1 1/4 miles on the ...

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Shakhimat Posts ‘Beautiful’ Final Work Before Queen’s Plate

Shakhimat, with regular rider Emma-Jayne Wilson in the irons, breezed five furlongs in 1:01.40 at Woodbine Racecourse Tuesday in preparation for the Queen’s Plate. Trainer Roger Attfield looked on as Shakhimat began unhurriedly, getting his first three furlongs in :37.40, and galloped out six furlongs in  1:13.40 before pulling up through seven furlongs in 1:28.60. “Beautiful,” said Attfield, back at ...

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‘Impressive’ Esposito Carrying High Hopes Into Queen’s Plate

Chartwell Partners’ Esposito, named after NHL legend Phil Esposito, looks for his biggest score to date in Sunday’s $ 1 million Queen’s Plate, at Woodbine. Having netted two wins in four career starts, including a sharp victory at seven panels over the Toronto oval Tapeta on June 5, the son of Ghostzapper streaks into the Plate in top form. “He ...

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Shakhimat ‘Coming Along’ For Queen’s Plate; Attfield Looking For Record Ninth Win

Shakhimat, coming off a second-place finish as the beaten favorite behind Amis Gizmo in the Plate Trial at Woodbine Racecourse, had his major Queen’s Plate workout on Tuesday, breezing six furlongs in 1:12.80. “I worked him behind another horse, and he worked quite well,” said trainer Roger Attfield. ”He worked fast, but it was really easy on him.” Attfield, who ...

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Antiquarium denies Seamour famous local win in Plate

 By Lee Mottershead 4:20PM 25 JUN 2016  Report: Newcastle, Saturday John Smith’s Northumberland Plate 2m handicap, 3yo+ SUPERSTAR Australian jockey James McDonald broke the heart of local trainer Brian Ellison and backers of favourite Seamour when delivering Antiquarium with a devastating late winning run. The Godolphin stayer scored at 16-1, beating 13-2 favourite Seamour into second. More to follow . . ...

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