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A Phenomenal Horse

By Bill Finley Most people figured this would be the year of a super horse. They were right and they were wrong. Super horse? Yes. Just not the one we thought. Words like “greatness” and “superstar” are thrown around too … Continue reading

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New, Improved BHA Website

By Daithi Harvey The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has launched its re-designed website www.britishhorseracing.com in an effort to improve site navigation for the public as well as the racing industry and participants, and to improve the overall look and feel … Continue reading

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‘It’s not easy changing career’

Kieren Fallon: is enjoying working for Godolphin   PICTURE: Getty Images   Every Sunday we interview a star of racing in our RPSunday supplement. Enjoy this exclusive sample as the six-time champion jockey, 52, takes our weekly grilling. What advice … Continue reading

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999-1 shot gets up to win after flying finish

Captain Sharpe (circled): was matched at 1,000 on Betfair   PICTURE: attheraces   A day after in-running 1.01 backers endured one of their most expensive days with the surprise defeat of Seyaady at Carlisle, their rival 999-1 backers were in clover … Continue reading

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Derby ruled out as Churchill takes aim at Guineas double

Churchill (Ryan Moore, right)   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   Churchill is set to bid for a Guineas double at the Curragh on Saturday, according to trainer Aidan O’Brien, seemingly ending any lingering hopes he could be aimed at the … Continue reading

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Palmer checking health of team after Galileo flop adds to concerns

Hugo Palmer   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   Hugo Palmer is carry out checks of his string for any signs of sickness after a dip in the yard’s form included a heavy defeat for stable star Galileo Gold in Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Weighed In: the best and worst of the week’s racing

Annie Power: the brilliant jumps mare was retired on Tuesday   PICTURE: Caroline Norris   Performance of the week Whether the tactics were deliberate or not is a moot point – Ribchester was simply electric in the Lockinge Stakes as … Continue reading

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Buick to appeal against ban that rules him out of Derby

William Buick   PICTURE: Getty Images   William Buick has decided to challenge the “harsh” five-day ban due to cost him involvement in both days of the Investec Derby meeting. The Professional Jockeys Association tweeted on Sunday that it would … Continue reading

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She’s a daddy’s girl! Soul Stirring gives Frankel Classic win

Soul Stirring and Christophe Lemaire win the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) at Tokyo   PICTURE: Masakazu Takahashi   The number of Classics Frankel has won as a sire now matches his achievements on the track after Soul Stirring justified favouritism … Continue reading

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Newmarket gallops: cricket legend Holding bowled over by Mirage

Sir Michael Stoute: could run Mirage Dancer in the Investec Derby   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   David Milnes casts his expert eye over the talent on show at HQ Mirage Dancer Sir Michael StouteStoute’s friend and fellow Barbadian Michael Holding … Continue reading

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