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Morris excited at prospect of Marsha's clash with sprint stars

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 02:49
Jockey Luke Morris believes Marsha has a massive chance of landing a momentous victory – for both him and the owners – at Royal Ascot on Tuesday week.

L'Ami Serge puts best foot forward to land French Champion

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 10:35
British raider L'Ami Serge turned around his recent defeat by Shaneshill in France to record the biggest win of his career when he landed the Grade 1 Grande Course de Haies d'Auteuil.

Sunday preview: British raiders take aim at big Curragh prize

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 04:29
A tasty prize fund of €63,000 and an opportunity to gain some valuable black type has attracted a competitive field of 12 runners, including no fewer than five British-trained fillies, for the Group 3 TRM Ballyogan Stakes (3.55).

USA: Tapwrit overhauls Irish War Cry in Belmont Stakes

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 02:38
A Belmont Stakes that felt almost more notable for those who were missing than those who actually turned up went to Tapwrit as the Todd Pletcher-trained colt outstayed Irish War Cry to claim a gritty victory.

Halford pays tribute to Portage after career-ending injury

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 07:20
Trainer Mick Halford paid tribute to the horse who gave him his first Royal Ascot success when announcing the retirement of last year's Hunt Cup winner Portage due to injury.

Poldark star Tomlinson at Adlestrop show for Phillips open day

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 07:00
Poldark fans itching for the new series to begin on BBC1 on Sunday evening have an opportunity to see Eleanor Tomlinson earlier in the day when she judges a 'fun dog' competition at Adlestrop in Gloucestershire at the invitation of trainer Rich

Four juveniles who could boost their Royal Ascot claims

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 15:00
With Royal Ascot looming large, Saturday's card at Beverley offers the chance for some two-year-olds to underline their credentials for the meeting.

Smart returns to fray at Beverley after virus all-clear

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 14:30
Bryan Smart breathed a huge sigh of relief on Friday afternoon when the BHA informed the Thirsk trainer he would be able to send out runners again, starting with Royal Ascot hopeful Excellently Poised at Beverley on Saturday.

Fahey lines up incredible 32 runners in bid to beat his record

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 14:00
It must surely take planning of almost military-like precision, but Richard Fahey seems totally unfazed that he will equal a personal record on Saturday if his 32 - yes, 32!

Weld confirms The Grey Gatsby on schedule for comeback

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:47
The Grey Gatsby is likely to have his first run since joining Dermot Weld in either the Prince of Wales's Stakes or the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot.

The runners to watch out for as July course opens its doors

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:24
As the July course throws open its doors for the summer, Newmarket correspondent David Milnes sets the scene and pinpoints five runners to keep a beady eye on

Highland Reel among international stars invited to take on Winx

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 10:04
Highland Reel has been invited to Moonee Valley to take another swing at the brilliant Winx in this year's Cox Plate.

Female jockeys making big gains in France with allowance

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 14:02
French racing authorities yesterday revealed a significant increase in the number of rides for women after the introduction of the controversial weight allowance for female jockeys.

Grand National hero Fox eyes more outside rides in the autumn

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 13:01
Grand National-winning jockey Derek Fox is hoping his high-profile success will spark further interest from outside stables in the autumn following a relatively quiet period in the saddle.

Cox hoping for further Royal Ascot success with high-class team

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 11:33
Clive Cox is assembling another high-class squad for Royal Ascot having enjoyed notable success at the five-day meeting in recent years.

Green hopeful of juggling motherhood and race-riding as comeback beckons

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:25
Returning to the saddle after two years maternity leave holds no fears for Rachael Green but the former champion lady point-to-point rider is undecided whether she will make a full comeback.

Carr rules out Royal Ascot raid with stable star Sovereign Debt

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 06:26
Although Alpha Centauri and Magical Memory are likely to be on show at Royal Ascot, one grey who will not be heading to Berkshire this month is Sovereign Debt, with trainer Ruth Carr ruling out a tilt at the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes.

Thursday preview: Weld aiming for Listed double at Leopardstown

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 04:19
Dermot Weld is hopeful of landing both Listed races at Leopardstown this evening as his smart pair Making Light and Eziyra make their seasonal debuts.

Top Irish jumps trainers line up strong Royal Ascot team

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 02:30
Punters take note – Ireland’s leading jumps trainers are plotting their most audacious Royal Ascot raid ever.

Will these timely election-day runners be getting your vote?

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 02:00
Punters looking for coincidence bets on General Election day have a host of names to choose from at the meetings in Britain and Ireland on Thursday. Here are four to stick in a Yankee . . .

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