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Alkumait powers to Mill Reef glory for Tregoning and Crowley

Marcus Tregoning had to wait 14 long years for another top-flight horse, but, less than a month after he was forced to retire Sussex Stakes ace Mohaather, he might have found the next name to add to that list in Alkumait, who announced himself as a classy prospect in Newbury's Mill Reef Stakes on Saturday.

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Ayr Gold Cup win on Nahaarr highlight of another super Saturday for Marquand

Tom Marquand followed up a breakthrough Classic success at Doncaster by winning the QTS Ayr Gold Cup on heavily-backed favourite Nahaarr.

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Starship Jubilee schools the boys, claims Ricoh Woodbine Mile

Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee was the oldest starter and only mare in Saturday’s $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Grade 1), but a youthful late stride and an abundance of girl power combined to deliver a stirring score for Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year

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Locals land massive upset in Tarzino

Hastings trainer John Bary has saddled plenty of big-race winners on home soil, but none with the shock factor of Callsign Mav’s $82 boilover in Saturday’s Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m).

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Trainer quotes and analysis as some star chasers take each other on at Listowel

A small, but select, line-up for this intriguing conditions chase and it contains a pair of Grade 1 winners. It is a fitting feature for the opening day of the Listowel Harvest festival.

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Crowds at Cheltenham 'very much in hands of government' as new season nears

Cheltenham's first meeting since the Festival in March which ended just before the nationwide lockdown is "very much in the hands of the government" over how many people can attend, the track has said.

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Enable in great form to attempt the impossible in Arc says Gosden

Enable is in great form to "attempt the impossible" of winning a third Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in Paris next month, according to trainer John Gosden.

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Buveur D'Air back at Seven Barrows as Henderson tentatively plots winter path

Nicky Henderson has revealed two-time Champion Hurdle winner Buveur D'Air is back at Seven Barrows after an extended absence.

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UK Racing look to Newbury and Ayr

Doonside Cup 1.55pm Ayr - compared to some of their Group races today we have an exciting looking field for this Listed contest – though a maximum of seven runners means we only get paid first and second if we punt each-way

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Globetrotter Addeybb sets off on another odyssey in Doonside Cup

Addeybb makes his return from a midsummer break and brings Group 1 form to the table in this Listed race. He is penalised as a result, though, and the Group 1 in which he was second at Royal Ascot last time was probably one of the worst top-level events run this season.

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Morny winner Campanelle to skip Cheveley Park in favour of Breeders' Cup

Keeneland is the ultimate destination for Wesley Ward's unbeaten Queen Mary and Prix Morny heroine Campanelle, who has returned to her home course in Kentucky rather than challenge for further European glory in the Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket.

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Expert analysis and trainer quotes for a competitive 24-runner Silver Cup

Plenty of punters will be watching the QTS Ayr Silver Cup with the aim of working out which side of the draw might be favoured for the feature Gold Cup later on the card.

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William Haggas heads north for rare Ayr foray with gold-seeking Nahaarr

William Haggas is not a regular visitor to Ayr, thus the appearance of Nahaarr in the QTS Ayr Gold Cup is a notable one.

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New Zealand news roundup

Pike well-armed on “transition day” at Hastings - Savvy Racing gears up for landmark day - Hastings milestone may be on cards - fashionable maiden win by Savabeel filly

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UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview

Two days of top-level turf action at Woodbine, including three Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In" events, provide the feature attraction in weekend horse racing

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Confirmed runners and riders for Saturday's Ayr Gold Cup

Koropick, who retired to stud in 2017, covering a handful of mares, has a humongous 1,093-day absence to overcome if he is to make a winning return to the track in the QTS Ayr Gold Cup on Saturday.

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Violent protest ends in tragedy at Fairview as loose horse suffers fatal injury

Riot police were forced to intervene after a labour dispute at South Africa's Fairview racecourse on Thursday morning ended in tragic circumstances when a horse died.

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BHA steps in to prevent Phoenix runner taking part at Ayr

Another twist in the Phoenix Thoroughbreds saga came on Thursday when the BHA took action to prevent the controversial racing organisation from having an Irish-trained runner in Friday's feature contest at Ayr.

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