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Electric Rosallion tees up Notable Speech rematch with Irish 2,000 Guineas win over stablemate Haatem

A St James's Palace showdown with Newmarket conqueror Notable Speech awaits Rosallion after a thrilling victory over stablemate Haatem in the Group 1 Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas (1600m) at the Curragh on Saturday.

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Entries and confirmations for Ladies Day at Epsom Downs on Friday

Entries and confirmations for Ladies Day at Epsom Downs on Friday - field of 10 for the Group 1 Coronation Cup - field of 15 for the Group 1 English Oaks

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Aidan O'Brien issues warning over Classic favourite

Three weeks later than planned, Opera Singer makes her way to the main stage in search of Classic glory.

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Mitbaahy pounces from last to first to land the Greenlands

The Charlie Hills-trained Mitbaahy benefited from a last-to-first Jamie Spencer special when landing a strong running of the Group 2 Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes (1200m) in dramatic fashion at the Curragh on Saturday.

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Crisfords ponder Royal Ascot options for Meydaan after Cocked Hat success

Harry Davies registered his second Listed winner aboard Meydaan in the British Stallion Studs EBF Cocked Hat Stakes (2200m) at Goodwood on Saturday.

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Kerdos lands third Temple Stakes for Clive Cox

Alan Spence and Clive Cox are hard to beat in the Group 2 Temple Stakes at Haydock – even if you are a Nunthorpe Stakes winner.

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Impressive Inisherin emerges as top sprinter as Vandeek's unbeaten run ended

Kevin Ryan floored an odds-on hotpot in the Group 2 Betfred Sandy Lane Stakes (1200m) at Haydock on Saturday for the second time in five years and hopes are high that he has yet another Group 1 sprinter on his hands.

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New Zealand news briefs

Late gamble brings black-type reward for Wiles - Heavy track delight for Highlighter at Pukekohe - Mary Shan all class at Pukekohe - Spencer claims Trentham feature - Prince Alby turns his luck around

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Richard Hannon holds strong Irish 2,000 Guineas hand

Britain has won the Irish 2,000 Guineas three times in the last decade and Richard Hannon supplies the leading challengers this year as he sends two talented colts to the first Irish Classic of the season.

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Unbeaten Commonwealth Cup favourite Vandeek returns in Sandy Lane

The Sandy Lane Stakes (1200m) at Haydock on Saturday has been the biggest winner of all from the creation of the Commonwealth Cup. It got a lift from Listed to Group 2 level in 2015 and has since served as the preeminent trial for Royal Ascot's big sprint for three-year-old's.

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Group 1s on the horizon as Electric Storm strikes in Cecil Frail

The sky is the limit for Electric Storm according to her trainer James Tate and the filly went some way to justifying three Group 1 entries with a smooth success in the Listed Cecil Frail (1200m) at Haydock on Friday.

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Hardwicke the plan for Bahrain star Isle Of Jura following success on home soil

Globetrotter Isle Of Jura will be aimed at the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot after scoring back on home soil in the Listed William Hill Festival Stakes (2000m) at Goodwood on Friday.

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Confirmed runners and riders for the Irish 1,000 Guineas

Star juvenile filly Opera Singer will make her highly anticipated comeback in Sunday's Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas (3.45) at the Curragh, but fellow leading fancy Porta Fortuna was not declared for the Classic.

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Chester's Saturday meeting passes its inspection and no problems expected at Haydock as wet weather eases off

Chester's meeting on Saturday will go ahead as planned and Haydock is not expecting any issues staging its Temple Stakes card after wet weather in the north west of Britain eased off.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Horse racing takes a break from the Triple Crown wars to celebrate Memorial Day weekend with graded stakes from New York to California with stops in Kentucky and Texas along the way.

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UK Racing looks at the races of interest this weekend

3.45pm Goodwood - the Cocked Hat Stakes, won three times in the last seven years by the Gosden yard - this year they have two runners, with Rab Havlin on board Lyric, and Benoit De La Sayette on Pappano - the first named may be the better of the two after his Windsor victory, but I am going to take a chance on the William Haggas trained Space Legend.

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New Zealand news briefs

Jockey dilemma for English Gambler - Blinkers to boost Prioress for Autumn Sprint Final defence - Conor in good order for campaign-opener - Star Shadow out to set new mark for Walker and Bergerson - Flat assignments for star jumpers

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