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Avantage goes back to back in Telegraph - valuable Trentham Stakes victory for Our Hail Mary - Bonham takes out Trentham three-year-old feature - Famous colours to the fore in Anniversary - Johnson brings up a century of wins at Trentham

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Scottish National next big target for King's Classic Chase winner Notachance

Notachance held off from a rallying Achille to win an attritional running of the McCoys Civil Engineering Classic Chase for trainer Alan King and jockey Tom Cannon.

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'She just has extra gears' - Sly effusive in her praise of unbeaten Eileendover

Pam Sly is unsure whether she will send the unbeaten Eileendover to the Cheltenham Festival despite her odds being halved to 10-1 for the Champion Bumper after a magnificent performance in the Listed mares' bumper.

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Recordman tops trio of hits for Satish Seemar

Mohd Khaleel Ahmed's Recordman needed a top performance to push him over the edge to a rating (90+) worthy of the DWC Carnival and that's just what the son of Dubawi gave in the turf feature at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday evening.

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Abdullah’s family commit to maintaining Juddmonte empire

The cherished green, white and pink silks of the late Khalid Abdullah will continue to be seen on racecourses for many years to come after his family made public a commitment to continue what has become arguably the world's most successful racing and breeding operation.

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Mekong heads strong field in Fast-Track Qualifier

A place in the Betway All-Weather Marathon Championship is up for grabs in the Betway Conditions Stakes (6.10pm, nine runners) at Wolverhampton on Monday, January 18.

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Competitive thoroughbred feature in Abu Dhabi on Sunday

The thoroughbreds take centre stage at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, their only race on the card, the concluding 2400m handicap, the most valuable on the evening and attracting the capacity field of 14.

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Dalakhani, the Aga Khan's champion racehorse and leading sire, dies aged 21

Dalakhani, a champion homebred of the Aga Khan and the sire of ten individual Group 1 winners, has died at the age of 21.

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Arif lowers track record with easy Al Ain feature race victory

Seven races at Al Ain on Friday evening were officially highlighted by a 1400m handicap which was turned into a procession by Arif, one of several winners on the card to benefit from positive tactics and second to break a track record

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Bryony Frost: I have multiple plans for riding Frodon in the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Bryony Frost and Frodon leading from start to finish has become a familiar sight in big races, but the most successful female rider in the history of British jump racing has said that she is aware of the need for greater versatility

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'The Riccis said to get in touch if I found a nice horse. I'm delighted I have'

Rich and Susannah Ricci told Venetia Williams to keep them in mind should she find a nice prospect and leading novice chaser Royale Pagaille has proved the Grand National-winning trainer's judgement spot on.

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UK Racing remembers the greats from Juddmonte

Frankel - although the subject of much disagreement with American and Australian journalists over the years, I have no hesitation in suggesting he is the best horse of my lifetime, and very probably of all time.

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Keeneland January Horses Of All Ages Sale final day

The resiliency of the Thoroughbred industry was highlighted this week at Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, which ended on Thursday with gross sales of more than $45 million, boosted by a number of prominent dispersals

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UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview

The Kentucky Derby chase heats up again this weekend with some promising candidates in action at Fair Grounds in New Orleans while state-bred horses chase some big purses in Florida and California.

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Dubai carnival aspirants to stake their claims at Meydan on Saturday

Racing at Meydan on Saturday is the second part of the racecourse’s first double header of the season and highlighted by a pair of 2000m handicaps, one apiece on each surface and both for horses on the cusp of Dubai World Cup Carnival.

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New Zealand news briefs

Hunta Pence eyeing stakes three-peat - Tyler mares primed for Waikouaiti Cup

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