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France's Etoile 6-1 for Prix de Diane as Rouget adds to Classic hand

In what must be a very rare occurrence in the annals of the turf, Etoile became the second filly of that name to win a Group race within the space of 24 hours.

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Unbeaten Calyx set to continue Commonwealth Cup prep on Saturday

Calyx looks set to put his unbeaten record on the line at Haydock on Saturday as he is prepared for a tilt at the Commonwealth Cup.

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Beat The Bank has royal date in Queen Anne Stakes after Lockinge disappointment

Beat The Bank, a disappointment when finishing down the field in the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on Saturday, will bid for redemption in then Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot next month.

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Three days of action in prospect at Goodwood's May Festival

Goodwood Racecourse is gearing up for three outstanding days of action with the May Festival, which runs from Thursday, May 23 to Saturday, May 25 inclusive.

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Australian sprint star Houtzen has Ascot gallop in prep for King's Stand

Australian trainer Toby Edmonds made a fleeting visit to Ascot on Monday morning to check on his stable star Houtzen, who continued her preparation for the King’s Stand Stakes at next month’s Royal Ascot with a four-furlong gallop at the Berkshire track.

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Kachy and Calyx targeting major G2 sprint prizes at Haydock Park on Saturday

A magnificent seven-race programme at Haydock Park on Saturday, May 25, is headed by the £100,000 G2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes (4.00pm, seven confirmations) over the minimum distance of five furlongs.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

All three top finishers from Saturday's Preakness Stakes, including impressive winner War of Will, could be headed for the final jewel of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, June 8 at Belmont Park.

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Front-running Forsa Eclipse (NZ) dominates at Selangor

NZB Ready to Run Sale purchase Forsa Eclipse (NZ) (Showcasing) produced a dominant front-running performance to win Sunday’s RM100,000 Malaysia Listed 3YO Championship (Heat 2) (1200m) at Selangor.

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Fox Champion lands German 2,000 Guineas to give King Power Classic success

Fox Champion and Oisin Murphy bravely held off a plethora of British-trained runners to give King Power Racing victory in the German 2,000 Guineas at Cologne on Sunday, a first Classic success for the rising ownership force.

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Davy Russell lands historic double with Carriacou in Grand Steeple-Chase

Davy Russell completed a rare double when landing France's biggest jumps race aboard Carriacou, just seven weeks after winning the Grand National with Tiger Roll.

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Rivals beware! Battaash is back and ready to show his true self this season

Battaash is set to return to action in Saturday’s Group 2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock with his trainer Charlie Hills believing he has found the key to getting the explosive sprinter back to his brilliant best.

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Jubiloso looks Royal Ascot-bound after extending unbeaten run

Jubiloso, who impressed at Newbury on Friday, is set to head to Royal Ascot, but connections have yet to decide which race the beautifully bred filly will tackle.

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Southern France may sidestep Gold Cup in favour of Hardwicke Stakes bid

Southern France, runner-up to Stradivarius in the Yorkshire Cup on Friday and an 8-1 chance for the Gold Cup, could drop in distance and run instead in the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot next month.

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Derby favourite Sir Dragonet may head to Chantilly instead says Aidan O'Brien

The Qipco Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly on June 2 has emerged as a possible alternative target for Sir Dragonet, the favourite for the Investec Derby the previous day, Aidan O'Brien revealed on Sunday.

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No trouble in running this time as War Of Will wins Preakness Stakes

When the horse they call 'WOW' flashed beneath the finish line in the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico, the racing world was thrilled by the scintillating turn of events on a Triple Crown trail that has been both riotous and bizarre — and yet the result was oddly logical.

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Maximum Security's owner throws down $20m challenge to Kentucky Derby rivals

The owner of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security, Gary West, is so confident his horse will conquer those he interfered with at Churchill Downs last time that the combative owner is prepared to put up to $20 million of his money on the line to prove it.

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