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Champions Day prize-money slashed by £1.7 million due to Covid-19 impact

Prize-money for this year's Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot has been slashed by £1.7 million as the figures for the marquee October raceday were announced.

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Emmet McNamara repeats Serpentine dose as Military Style makes all in Tyros

On just his seventh ride on Irish soil since steering Serpentine to Investec Derby glory, Emmet McNamara again proved difficult to peg back from the front, guiding the gutsy Military Style to Tyros Stakes (1400m) victory at Leopardstown on Thursday

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Hamilton cancels Friday fixture due to waterlogged track

UK racetrack Hamilton's eight-race fixture on Friday evening has been cancelled due to a waterlogged track.

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Pontefract to reinstate minimum prize-money to pre-Covid levels next week

UK racecourse Pontefract plans to reinstate minimum prize-money to pre-Covid levels earlier than planned for its meeting on August 14.

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French jump jockey Kevin Nabet banned for six months for weighing room assault

Kevin Nabet, one of France's leading jump jockeys, faces a six-month spell out of action after a disciplinary panel found him guilty of assaulting weighing room colleague Baptiste Dubourg at La Teste racecourse

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William Hill to close 119 shops but will repay £24.5m furlough funds

William Hill are to close another 119 betting shops as profits plunged at the bookmaker due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - the company is to repay £24.5 million in furlough funds to the government following what they described as a "robust recovery"

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British Racing launches in‐depth survey to inform new community strategy

A survey has been launched in the UK to create a source of information and inspiration for people in the industry, and to showcase the scale and value of racing’s contribution to wider society.

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Maybe, Qualify, Love: will another flying filly emerge from the Silver Flash?

The Silver Flash Stakes has been the stepping stone for some of the most talented fillies to ever come out of Ballydoyle. Love won it last year, Happily in 2017, Oaks heroine Qualify in 2014 and the unbeaten juvenile Maybe in 2011.

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More change at the top for racing as RMG heavy hitter FitzGerald steps down

One of racing's most significant media figures is stepping down from his position after Racecourse Media Group (RMG) revealed chief executive Richard FitzGerald is leaving the company after 12 years.

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Stunning maiden winner Cadillac out to cement his reputation in Tyros Stakes

Maidens at Leopardstown are not easily won, so for any newcomer to do it by nine lengths is remarkable and that is precisely what Cadillac did.

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'Buick is the story of the season - he started a 33-1 shot and now he's 3s'

William Buick has been cut to as short as 3-1 to land his first jockeys' title after his four-timer at Newmarket on Saturday but Oisin Murphy is still favourite to retain his crown.

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Changes to British racing’s equine anti-doping rules

Changes will ensure clarity for those who enforce and are bound by the Rules - updates primarily relate to circumstances in which the responsible person can avoid a penalty being imposed for a positive sample

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Ballydoyle's Derby third ruled out for rest of year after surgery on fracture

Aidan O'Brien has been dealt a blow with the news that Derby third Amhran Na Bhfiann will miss the remainder of this year due to a leg fracture discovered after he finished second in a Naas maiden on Monday night.

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