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Flaming Rib cost more to supplement for the July Cup than to buy him

Trainer Hugo Palmer insists there is every reason to believe that Flaming Rib can run a big race in the Group One Darley July Cup on Saturday, after connections paid £36,000 to supplement the three year old colt

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Breeders' Cup hero Yibir out to show his class before another trip Stateside

A year on from first establishing himself as a major force in the middle-distance ranks, Yibir returns to Newmarket's July course as the class act of the day.

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UK trainer fined £10,000 for arsenic positive in seaweed feed

UK trainer Richard Hannon has been hit with a £10,000 fine by the independent judicial panel in a three-year-old case following a positive test for arsenic returned by Oh Purple Reigns at Newmarket.

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Cheveley Park Stud pleased to have Dettori on Inspiral for the Falmouth

Cheveley Park Stud racing and bloodstock manager Chris Richardson has welcomed the restoration of the relationship between Frankie Dettori and John and Thady Gosden, a development which means the jockey will be aboard Coronation Stakes heroine Inspiral in Friday's Group 1 Falmouth Stakes.

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Joseph O'Brien to launch satellite operation at Saratoga this summer

Joseph O'Brien has never been one to shy away from an international challenge and will break new ground this summer by establishing a small satellite operation from Saratoga in New York.

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Confirmed runners and riders for day two of Newmarket's July festival

Unbeaten three-year-old Inspiral will face just four rivals in Friday's Group 1 Falmouth Stakes (3.35), the feature race on day two of Newmarket's July festival.

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Top Irish sprinter primed for July Cup bid

There are few better tutors of sprinters in the game than Eddie Lynam, and the shrewd trainer has confirmed Irish star Romantic Proposal is firmly on course for Saturday's Darley July Cup, where the six-year-old will bid to emulate the exploits of former stable star Slade Power, who won the race in 2014.

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Big-spending owner to move all horses from Britain to Ireland

Prominent owner Mike Grech will switch his full string to be trained in Ireland in a move that sees Gordon Elliott, Willie Mullins and Gavin Cromwell as the main beneficiaries.

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Fields for Newmarket on Friday

Declared runners for Day One of the Newmarket July Festival on FrIday

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New Zealand news briefs

Innes trio primed for Hastings - Ashburton age-group feature a treat for Chokito

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Artorius a chance to extend European stay

The July Cup has sometimes been an afterthought for Australian sprinters directed towards Royal Ascot, but it is not the case with Artorius. The 1200-metre Group 1 at Newmarket has been on the agenda since the colt left Australia and it might not even be the final start of his European campaign.

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Robert Havlin's ban overturned by BHA without need for appeal

Robert Havlin has had his five-day ban for careless riding in the Lancashire Oaks quashed without the need for appeal after the BHA reviewed the controversial decision taken by local stewards to reprimand the jockey.

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British Racing School chief to step down

Grant Harris is set to step down as chief executive of the British Racing School (BRS) at the end of the year to become head of the Alborada Trust, the charitable foundation set up by Kirsten Rausing.

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Adayar scratched from King George defence but star-studded Ascot field remains

Adayar will not defend his title in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes after trainer Charlie Appleby scratched last year's Derby winner on Tuesday morning.

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Gosden - Frankie needs to be more focused and less part-time

The rift between Frankie Dettori and John Gosden appears to be over - the jockey partnered Emily Upjohn in her work on Tuesday morning and the trainer confirmed Dettori will ride that filly in the Irish Oaks this month and will be on board the unbeaten Inspiral at Newmarket on Friday

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Christophe Soumillon to appeal against 12-day Coral-Eclipse careless riding ban

Christophe Soumillon will appeal against the lengthy ban he received for careless riding when celebrating Vadeni's win in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday.

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