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Shergar Cup stakes inceased

Ascot Racecourse has announced that the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup on Saturday 10th August will be run for £360,000, a total increase of £90,000.

Each race will be run for £60,000 (2018: £45,000) and as normal, there are no entry fees to run. 

Tadhg O'Shea, Filip Minarik, Yuga Kawada and Hayley Turner have been confirmed as team captains for the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup. Hayley, who captained the Girls team to victory, is back, and will be joined by Jamie Kah from Australia, and recent Women Jockeys' World Cup winner Nanako Fujita. 

Last year saw the Girls team lift the trophy having amassed 76 points during the day, six clear of Team Europe on 70 points, whilst Hayley Turner won the Alistair Haggis Silver Saddle trophy with 39 points.

The teams as they stand:

GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND EUROPE REST OF THE WORLD GIRLS
Tadhg O'Shea © IRE Filip Minarik © GER Yuga Kawada © JPN Hayley Turner © GBR
Danny Tudhope GBR TO BE ANNOUNCED Vincent Ho Chak-Yiu HKG Jamie Kah AUS
TO BE ANNOUNCED TO BE ANNOUNCED TO BE ANNOUNCED Nanako Fujita JPN
    
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