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Bosson eager for race day return

Opie Bosson rode 18 horses for Te Akau trainer Jamie Richards at the Cambridge Stud trials late last month at Te Rapa and he plans on making a return to race day riding on August 12 at Taupo

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Fasig-Tipton catalogues 662 for Selected Yearlings Showcase

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 662 yearlings for The Selected Yearlings Showcase, the company’s 2020 selected yearling sale. The sale will be conducted on Wednesday and Thursday, September 9-10, after the Kentucky Derby at the company’s Newtown Paddocks facility in Lexington,

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Tattersalls and Goffs announce new policies for corticosteroids and bronchodilators

Tattersalls and Goffs are to introduce new restrictions relating to the use of corticosteroids and bronchodilators, including Clenbuterol, for all yearlings, and horses in and out of training including Breeze Up two year olds,

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'Battaash just destroys you' - Oxted trainer Roger Teal favouring Sprint Cup

Roger Teal is leaning towards next month's Betfair Sprint Cup at Haydock over six furlongs with July Cup hero Oxted rather than taking on the formidable Battaash in the Nunthorpe Stakes at York.

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Burrows eyeing Group races for exciting juvenile

Owen Burrows is assessing a range of options at Doncaster's St Leger meeting for impressive debut winner Albasheer, who hails from the family of Nashwan.

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David Allan expresses fears for racing in India

David Allan, the most successful foreign jockey in India's racing history, fears his days riding in the country may be over as the sport struggles to find a way out of the Covid-19 shutdown.

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Racing will remain on ITV for another three years after new contract is agreed

British racing will continue to have extensive coverage on ITV until at least the end of 2023 after the broadcaster finally secured a deal to maintain its exclusive free-to-air coverage of the sport.

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Racing abandoned at Yarmouth as track is deemed unsafe after final-furlong fall

Racing at Yarmouth was abandoned following a lengthy inspection and stewards' inquiry after a fatal fall inside the final furlong in the third race of the day.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Upsets were the watchword in weekend horse racing as Kentucky Derby contender Honor A.P. was defeated at Del Mar and Saturday's three Grade I events at Saratoga -- "the graveyard of champions" -- all saw long shot victories with Midnight Bisou, Tom's d'Etat and No Parole falling.

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Auckland Racing Club stakes announcement for 2020/21 season

The Auckland Racing Club (ARC) has announced that it will be increasing stakes above minimum levels for this season by contributing close to $1,000,000 of its own monies.

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'Breathtaking' Supremacy in the mix for Morny as Cox eyes Group 1 prizes

Supremacy, who made "breathtaking" progress from minor company at Windsor to Group 2 glory at Goodwood, could have his talent examined at the top level next time out after Clive Cox revealed his impressive Richmond Stakes winner would be entered in the Darley Prix Morny at Deauville on August 23.

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Relief for Graffard as Watch Me edges home

Francis Graffard was able to let out a huge sigh of relief after friend and chief ally Pierre-Charles Boudot conjured a decisive final effort from Watch Me to edge ahead in a desperately close Prix Rothschild, beating Half Light and the Johnny Murtagh-trained Know It All.

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Dettori and Gosden enjoy first German Oaks victory courtesy of Miss Yoda

Frankie Dettori broke new ground by riding his first winner of the German Oaks at Dusseldorf on Sunday.

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Classy Cairn Gorm makes it three from three for Channon and Marquand

Cairn Gorm under Tom Marquand produced a fine display to extend his unbeaten record to three in the Group 3 Darley Prix de Cabourg (1200m) at Deauville on Sunday and looks a type who could take Mick Channon's team in search of major two-year-old prizes before the season is out.

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Impressive Raabihah cut for Arc as Sheikh Hamdan riches continue to flow

At the end of a week in which the royal blue silks of Hamdan Al Maktoum have dominated Goodwood thanks to the efforts of Mohaather and Battaash, Raabihah put the icing on the cake when outclassing her rivals in the Group 3 Prix de Psyche Sky Sports Racing.

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BHA confirms apprentice jockey tested positive for coronavirus

An apprentice jockey has tested positive for coronavirus, the BHA confirmed on Sunday.

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Pleasant surprise for Greene at Te Aroha

Trainer David Greene received a pleasant surprise at Te Aroha on Sunday when debutant Judy’s Song raced away in the closing stages of a maiden 1200m contest to score an unexpected victory

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Watch Me faces strong English and Irish challenge in Prix Rothschild

On the evidence of her sumptuous success in last year's Coronation Stakes – a first Group 1 win at Royal Ascot for trainer Francis Graffard and jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot – as well as her easy comeback success here three weeks ago, Watch Me sets a formidable standard in this year's edition of the Prix Rothschild.

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Regally bred Silvano colt fetches R7 million at National Yearling Sale

A regally bred son of Silvano - already named Celestial City - topped proceedings on day one of the Bloodstock South Africa National Yearling Sale on Friday when knocked down to Summerhill Stud's Henning Pretorius for R7 million (£313,400/€348,100).

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