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Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1) - Preview

Top racing action is back in Japan just over a month from the February Stakes - this Sunday Nagoya’s Chukyo Racecourse will host 2019’s first Grade 1 event over turf – the 1,200-meter Takamatsunomiya Kinen, a race that decides the spring’s top sprinter

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Special House of Lords committee to examine impact of gambling

Political scrutiny of the gambling industry is to increase still further with the news that a special House of Lords committee is to be set up to examine the effects of the 2005 Gambling Act.

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Dubai World Cup Day 2019 - Likely fields

The likely fields for the Dubai World Cup Day on the 30th of March 2019 are released.

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Elliott eyeing repeat National double with double-figure entry in both races

Gordon Elliott brought the Aintree and Irish Grand National trophies back to Cullentra House Stables last season and, with the 41-year-old expected to have at least ten runners in each race this year, he will be aiming to repeat the trick.

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Robert Havlin to miss start of the Flat season at Doncaster

Robert Havlin is is set to miss the start of the Flat season at Doncaster on March 30 as he recovers from the injuries suffered in a fall at Kempton last month.

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Tiger Roll given green light for Grand National repeat

Gordon Elliott cut the image of a proud father as Tiger Roll led his string on the Cullentra gallops on Tuesday morning and the trainer said the modern-day phenomenon would bid to become the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back Grand Nationals.

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Statement from IFHA Chairman on USA Stronach Group's new medication policy

'I am in complete support of the actions and decisions made by The Stronach Group to bring its medication policies in line with international standards, notably those outlined in Article 6 of the IFHA’s International Agreement on Breeding, Racing, and Wagering (IABRW)' - Louis Romanet, Chairman IFHA

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Noel Fehily to retire from the saddle at Newbury on Saturday

Noel Fehily has announced he will bring down the curtain on his brilliant career in the saddle at Newbury on Saturday.

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Bryony Frost taken to hospital after injuring shoulder in Southwell fall

Bryony Frost, who enjoyed a memorable Cheltenham Festival last week thanks to Ryanair Chase success aboard Frodon, has been sent for an x-ray on her shoulder after a fall in the opening race at Southwell on Monday.

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Grand National course walks at Aintree mandatory for first and second time riders at the 2019 Grand National Festival

Aintree Racecourse announces today that any rider who has not ridden over the Grand National fences more than twice at a Grand National Festival will be required to take part in an official course walk with a BHA Jockey Coach.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Two of the top prospects for the Kentucky Derby, Improbable and Game Winner, suffered their first-ever defeats Saturday in Arkansas but neither will lose much support after his narrow loss.

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Southern Legend well-suited to Dubai Turf

Quality Hong Kong-based miler Southern Legend will be pointed west in search of an inaugural Dubai World Cup card victory for trainer Caspar Fownes.

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Furore flies Karaka flag in Hong Kong Derby

For the second year in a row, the HK$18 million BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) has been won by a Karaka graduate.

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Seeking the Soul, Stewart set sail

Doubt Dallas Stewart’s chances at your own risk - too many times has the equal parts charismatic-and-capable conditioner brought a horse into a big race who seemed a cut below the best and proceeded to take home a considerable chunk of the purse

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Call the Win full of promise

Two things are certain about Call the Wind—you cannot doubt his connections or pedigree—but it is the uncertainty that provides the most excitement for the well-bred and lightly raced son of Frankel - a George Strawbridge homebred, he is trained by top-class conditioner Freddy Head and appears, at age five, to be on the cusp of what could be a defining season

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Saint-Cloud: Soleil Marin gives Godolphin one-two in first Group test on turf

Soleil Marin collared stablemate Magny Cours close home in the Prix Exbury at Saint-Cloud on Sunday for a one-two for Godolphin and trainer Andre Fabre. The Ralph Beckett-trained veteran Air Pilot finished third.

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