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'Stop the shouting' - John Gosden calls for calm heads as welfare row rumbles on

John Gosden on Monday called for common sense and unity to prevail at a key meeting between trainers and BHA chief executive Nick Rust which is set to take place against a backdrop of hostility over the handling of equine welfare issues.

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Korean racing's finest hour looms via Dolkong in DWC

Just being part of the line-up for Saturday night’s Dubai World Cup is a dream come true for promoters of the sport in the American-bred’s adopted homeland.

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The Almond of Japan's Eye

Instead of running in the Longines Dubai Sheema Classic like Gentildonna did, Almond Eye will head to the Dubai Turf instead - it has been a move that has been continually questioned by the media, but her connections had clear answers at the ready.

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Dubai World Cup - trackwork notes -Monday

Monday morning trackwork notes from the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Another weekend, another pair of upsets on the Road to the Kentucky Derby -- this time War of Will struggling home ninth in the Louisiana Derby and Mucho Gusto effectively eliminated from the big show after a fading third in the Sunland Derby in New Mexico.

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UK racing appoints independent Chair for Horse Welfare Board

The former President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and past Chairman of World Horse Welfare, Barry Johnson, has been appointed as the independent chair of a new Horse Welfare Board on behalf of the British Racing industry.

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Big Wins for NZB’s Southern Graduates

The tough southern-bred product has left impressions not only in the South Island racing scene, but further north in New Zealand and across the Tasman in Australia.

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Ruby Walsh: Cheltenham officials 'condescending' in briefings at festival

Ruby Walsh has described the daily briefings conducted by officials before racing at the Cheltenham Festival as "condescending".

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Part-owner Swann hoping Vegas is lucky again for Meydan-bound Sands Of Mali

In a sequel to rival the Hangover films, Sands Of Mali’s superstitious part-owner Peter Swann is returning to Las Vegas, where he will watch the Champions Day winner attempt to add more Group 1 success to his CV in the Al Quoz Sprint at Meydan on Saturday.

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Grand National winner One For Arthur jumps to it in readiness for Aintree return

One For Arthur reminded everyone that Tiger Roll is not the only former winner returning to Aintree next month with a tidy schooling session on Sunday.

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Karawaan hacks up in Irish Lincolnshire for Ger Lyons and Colin Keane

The powerful combination of Ger Lyons and Colin Keane teamed up to win the most valuable prize on the opening day of the Irish Flat season, with Karawaan making his first start for the yard a winning one in the €100,000 Tote Irish Lincolnshire at Naas.

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Murphy excited for future as Itchy Feet and Brewin'upastorm head to Aintree

Olly Murphy is hoping to finish the season by landing a first Grade 1 victory after watching three encouraging performances from his exciting novice team at the Cheltenham Festival.

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Henderson waves trainers' title white flag as Altior is set Melling Chase test

Nicky Henderson on Saturday conceded the jumps trainers' championship to chief rival Paul Nicholls, but was not waving the white flag over the battle at Aintree where big guns Altior and Buveur D'Air are set for action.

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Arc agrees to raise prize-money levels for another week

Arena Racing Company's temporary agreement to raise prize-money in order to unlock Levy Board funding for lower-grade racing has been extended for another week until April 8.

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Aidan O'Brien maps out Guineas plan for Middle Park winner Ten Sovereigns

Aidan O’Brien has his eye on a tenth Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket for Ten Sovereigns, although the Middle Park winner has yet to be asked a serious question in his homework.

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