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Monday 16 July 2018

US Navy Flag is set to aim high with trainer Aidan O'Brien preparing the horse for £6.7m race
Trainer Aidan O'Brien has set his sights on a challenge for the richest sprint in the world with Darley July Cup winner US Navy Flag. The Ryan Moore-ridden 8-1 winner will be trained for The Everest, the Aus$12million (£6.7m) six furlong dash run at Randwick in October after a length and three-quarter-length win at Newmarket from Brando with the winner's stablemate Fleet Review third.
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Monday 16 July 2018

Masar: Derby winner to miss rest of season because of leg injury
Derby winner Masar will not race again this season because of a leg injury. Part of Sheik Mohammed's Godolphin team, Masar beat odds-on favourite Saxon Warrior to win at Epsom in June and give trainer Charlie Appleby his first classic.
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Sunday 15 July 2018

July Cup: US Navy Flag beats Brando to win at Newmarket
US Navy Flag produced an impressive run to hold off Brando and win the July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday.
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Sunday 15 July 2018

Laura Barry loses brave cancer battle aged 25 just a day before Irish jockey was due to marry
Irish jockey Laura Barry has passed away aged 25 after a battle with cancer. Tragic Laura was due to marry partner Ben Hamilton, brother of jockey Tony, on Saturday.
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Saturday 14 July 2018

Frankie Dettori to miss Ascot's King George & Glorious Goodwood
Frankie Dettori will miss two of Flat racing's showpiece events - the King George at Ascot and the Glorious Goodwood festival - after being banned for 10 days for careless riding.
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Saturday 14 July 2018

Derby winner Masar set to have scan on off-fore injury which ruled him out of Sandown's Eclipse
The Godolphin-owned colt's trainer Charlie Appleby said: 'It's only then we will get a proper picture. The inflammation has come down but he is carrying a bit of heat around the area (of the injury).
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Saturday 14 July 2018

Best Solution ends Bin Suroor’s nine-month winless drought
Saeed bin Suroor has not, after all, forgotten how to train. It has been a quiet European season so far for the four-times British champion but he finally won a race of some consequence when Best Solution showed battling qualities to land the Princess Of Wales’s Stakes, despite a 103-day absence from the track.
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Saturday 14 July 2018

Alpha Centauri lays claim to be best miler of her generation after blowing away field in Falmouth Stakes on day two of Newmarket's...
By blowing away her opponents in the Group One Falmouth Stakes on day two of Newmarket's July Meeting, the Jessica Harrington-trained filly laid claim to be the best miler of her generation.
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Wednesday 11 July 2018

Sky Sports Racing secures contract to air Ascot from March 2019 as the new channel takes over broadcasting rights from Racing UK
Sky Sports have struck a blow for their credibility as a British horseracing broadcaster by securing the contract to show Ascot meetings starting from March 2019. New channel Sky Sports Racing will replace At The Races at the start of next year and take over Ascot rights from Racing UK in a deal which runs until 2021.
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Wednesday 11 July 2018

Popular steeplechaser Finian's Oscar dies
Popular steeplechaser Finian's Oscar dies following complications after treatment for colic, says trainer Colin Tizzard.
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Wednesday 11 July 2018

Is teenage racing prodigy the next AP McCoy
BBC Sport Wales meets the 17-year-old sensation who's tipped for the very top and has already been likened to the great AP McCoy.
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Tuesday 10 July 2018

Shergar Cup: Hong Kong's 'Magic Man' João Moreira will grace Ascot
Ascot have pulled off a coup with the official confirmation that João Moreira, one of the world’s greatest jockeys and hugely popular with racefans in Hong Kong, will ride at the Berkshire track next month in the Shergar Cup.
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Tuesday 10 July 2018

The ability is very much still there and I will build her up to half speed soon': Enable set to return with double thriller as trainer John Gosden steps up training programme
Enable could be in line for two enthralling showdowns with illustrious stablemates as trainer John Gosden looks to step up the training programme of last season's impressive Prix l'Arc de Triomphe heroine.
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Tuesday 10 July 2018

Music man Barrie Gledden loves to swap recording studio for life as a racehorse owner
Owners come from all walks of life and, of course, it goes without saying by definition the majority are either hard-working or successful or, in a lot of cases, both.
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Sunday 08 July 2018

Roaring Lion wins Coral-Eclipse
The 7-4 favourite Roaring Lion and jockey Oisin Murphy hold on to win the Coral-Eclipse after a stewards inquiry.
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Sunday 08 July 2018

Derby-winning trainer Dunlop dies aged 78
John Dunlop, who trained more than 3,500 winners - including two victories in the Derby at Epsom - dies aged 78.
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Saturday 07 July 2018

BHA defends itself after wrong race result at Sandown
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) defends its procedures after a wrong race result was announced at Sandown on Friday.
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Saturday 07 July 2018

Derby winner Masar misses Eclipse
Saturday's Coral-Eclipse at Sandown will be without Masar after the Derby winner was ruled out due to a late setback.
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Friday 06 July 2018

Eclipse: Gosden says O’Brien has ‘spiced up’ race with Saxon Warrior
“Aidan’s spiced the whole thing up,” was John Gosden’s reaction to the appearance of Saxon Warrior among the final list of runners in Saturday’s Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.
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Thursday 05 July 2018

Gambling Commission says it was misled by Ladbrokes in Black Dave case
The Gambling Commission has said it was misled by Ladbrokes during its investigation into the Black Dave case, which ended on Wednesday with a statement warning bookmakers about their handling of Rule 4 deductions in horse racing. The trainer David Evans was fined last year by racing’s ruling body for delaying notification of a non-runner, Tango Sky, so that he could back his other entrant, Black Dave, before its odds shortened, and he told Ladbrokes of his plan to withdraw Tango Sky at the time of placing his bet.
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