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Ghaiyyath to bypass Arc assignment as Appleby looks forward to next year

Godolphin's one-time Derby hope Ghaiyyath will not be set the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe challenge in two weeks' time but could be a serious challenger next year, according to trainer Charlie Appleby.

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Like father like son - Cieren Fallon partners first winner as proud dad looks on

Teenager Cieren Fallon, son of six-time British champion jockey Kieren, rode his first winner at Leicester on Monday, landing the hands and heels apprentice handicap on 25-1 shot Plucky Dip.

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More meetings planned among racing shareholders to discuss BHA's future role

A meeting between BHA board members and representatives of the governing body's shareholders to discuss the authority's future role was said to have gone well on Monday, although those involved were tight-lipped over the substance of the discussions.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Midnight Bisou won the weekend's biggest race thanks to a stewards' ruling against Monomoy Girl, undoubtedly setting up a juicy rematch a short way down the road - McKinzie came back with vigor from a long break to win the Pennsylvania Derby.

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Lookin for Eight pulls off Durham Cup upset

A last minute decision to race in the $125,000 Durham Cup (Grade 3) paid off for the connections of supplemental entry Lookin for Eight, who earned his first stakes win as the longest shot on the board in 1-1/8-mile event for older horses on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Tomelilla (NZ) scores third stakes win

With a dominant performance in Sunday’s $50,000 Listed Haunui Farm Karaka Classic (1600m) at Pukekohe, the $15,000 Festival Sale purchase Tomelilla (NZ) (Tavistock) scored her third black-type win and took her stakes earnings past $200,000.

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Bourbon Stritta gets up in time to win the Bull Page Stakes

With a well-timed stretch run, Bourbon Stritta got up at the wire to win the $100,000 Bull Page Stakes for Ontario-sired two-year-old colts on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.

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McKinzie makes up for lost time with dominant Pennsylvania Derby display

Before Justify became a Classic-conquering superstar, McKinzie was the colt Bob Baffert believed would claim divisional supremacy.

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Arc remains the aim for Study Of Man as team roll the dice on extended trip

One of the more curious long-term trends in Arc history will once again be challenged in a fortnight's time when Study Of Man attempts to become the first horse to win the race on his first start at a mile and a half since Saumarez in 1990.

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Mike Hammond to end training career at Uttoxeter following gallops fall

A fall on the gallops has signalled the end of Mike Hammond's training career, with the former point-to-point rider saddling his last runner at Uttoxeter on Sunday.

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Sunday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 11 race Turf and All Weather track programme at Woodbine on Sunday - selections by Jim Bannon - the 11 race programme commences at 1.00pm Canadian EDT, 3.00am AEST Monday

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Silent Mistake breaks her maiden in Victorian Queen Stakes

Silent Mistake celebrated a maiden-breaking victory in stakes action with a front-end effort in the $100,000 Victorian Queen on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack

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Unbeaten Ghaiyyath impresses Buick with classy comeback success

One-time Derby hopeful Ghaiyyath made immediate amends for an absence stretching back to last season's Autumn Stakes when galloping his rivals into the ground at Longchamp on Saturday under William Buick.

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International star Thundering Blue looking to strike on first foreign foray

The prize-money is up, and so too is the away team, with British-based trainers David Menuisier and Marco Botti saddling runners in Sunday's 1m4f Stockholm Cup International at Bro Park in Sweden.

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