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Eminent out of retirement and heading for Melbourne after leaving Meade yard

Classy Group performer Eminent has left Martyn Meade's Manton base to continue his career in Australia, where he is expected to be campaigned at the Victoria Spring Carnival.

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Paisley Park and Jarveys Plate targeting Festival Trials Day at Cheltenham

G1 Sun Racing Stayers' Hurdle hope Paisley Park is set to test his credentials in £60,000 G2 galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle (3.35pm), which forms part of an excellent seven-race card at Cheltenham on Festival Trials Day on Saturday.

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Beauty Generation (NZ) brilliant again

Superstar Select Sale graduate Beauty Generation (NZ) (Road to Rock) is building a reputation as one of Hong Kong’s all-time great milers, and he gave that growing reputation another big boost in Sunday’s HK$10 million Group 1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m) at Sha Tin.

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Presenting Percy's return at Gowran Park on Thursday still hinges on the ground

Pat Kelly plans to check ground conditions at Gowran Park over the next couple of days before deciding if Presenting Percy, the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite, will make his long-awaited first appearance of the season at the track on Thursday.

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Abu Dhabi feature goes to surprise winner

Sunday’s meeting on the Abu Dhabi turf was highlighted by HH The President Cup Prep, over the same 2200m course and distance as the Group One feature itself, which produced a shock result with Jaser, who had the second lowest official rating of the 14 runners, prevailing narrowly

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Beasley, bin Harmash sweep turf features at Meyan

Racing at Meydan on Saturday was highlighted by a night of thrilling finishes, including in the evening’s two turf races—one over the sprint distance of 1400m and the other over the testing 2400m.

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Altior extends unbeaten run in Clarence House Chase at Ascot

Nicky Henderson's jumping superstar Altior landed his 17th consecutive victory with an effortless success in the Grade 1 Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday.

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Drone controversy deepens as operator is spotted filming racing at Haydock

The thorny issue of drones flying around racecourses in Britain stung again on Saturday with one filming the action at Haydock.

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BHA issues warning to trainers over equine influenza outbreak

Several outbreaks of equine influenza across Europe have prompted the BHA to issue a warning to British racing professionals, a development it has described as concerning.

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Global Citizen proves Ben Pauling right with Champion Hurdle trial

Global Citizen will bid to succeed where The New One failed at Cheltenham after bouncing back from a Boxing Day disappointment to land the Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock on Saturday.

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Group 1 glory for Shadows Cast (NZ)

Shadows Cast (NZ) (Per Incanto) became a Group 1 winner with a sparkling performance in front of a big crowd at Trentham on Saturday - the six-year-old scored an outstanding victory in the $200,000 Harcourts Thorndon Mile (1600m)

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Al Zahir the one to beat in HH The President Cup Prep

Sunday’s meeting on the Abu Dhabi turf, a six-race card, is highlighted by the HH The President Cup Prep over the same 2200m course and distance as the Group 1 feature itself, which was won last year by Al Zahir, who will attempt return to the winner’s enclosure, while conceding weight to his 13 opponents on Sunday.

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UK racing this weekend

One winner and one loser from my dynamic duo of suggestions last weekend but in all honestly, they pale in to total insignificance here as the world of racing hang her head in mourning after the sad loss of Natasha Galpin at the Iain Jardine yard on Tuesday morning while riding work.

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Nicky Henderson on bug alert after withdrawing three Haydock runners

Champion trainer Nicky Henderson is keeping a close watch on the wellbeing of his string after deciding not to run Brain Power, Angels Breath and Valtor at Haydock on Saturday due to concerns about their health.

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The questions that matter as Silver Streak bids to earn crack at Champion Hurdle

Silver Streak has come an awful long way in the last three years, having won a handicap hurdle at Taunton off a BHA mark of just 96 on the penultimate day of 2016.

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Key pointers as Thosedaysaregone bids to take big prize

There looked to be good days ahead with Thosedaysaregone when he charged to victory at Wetherby last weekend as the well-backed 11-10 favourite.

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