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Varian’s Nezwaah delivers

Varian’s Nezwaah delivers

The Roger Varian-trained Nezwaah made the trip across to Ireland a worthwhile one, as she landed the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes in impressive style. Habitual front-runner Creggs P...

Capri lands terrific Irish Derby

Capri lands terrific Irish Derby

Aidan O'Brien notched his 12th win in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, as one of his five runners, Capri, held off the late thrust of English challenger Cracksman to take the Group 1 cont...

Musselburgh’s licence expires

Musselburgh’s licence expires

Edinburgh's premier racetrack, Musselburgh, is at risk of not being able to stage it's future meetings after it's licence, which expires today, has not been renewed by the BHA. The...

Former Ebor winner Litigant retired

Former Ebor winner Litigant retired

Twenty fifteen Ebor-winner, Litigant, has been retired by connections at the age of nine. His trainer, Lambourn-based Joseph Tuite, had been struggling to get the son of Sinndar ba...

William Hill new Leger sponsors

William Hill new Leger sponsors

The world's oldest Classic, the St Leger, will be sponsored by William Hill this year after a three-year deal was agreed between Arena Racing Company and the bookmaker. The first b...

Abingdon slaughters rivals on return

Abingdon slaughters rivals on return

In the famous silks of Ballymacoll Stud, Abingdon made an impressive seasonal reappearance by running away with the Pontefract Castle Fillies' Stakes over a mile and a half. Her fi...

Fanshawe casts a Royal spell

Fanshawe casts a Royal spell

The last Group 1 of the week, the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, saw course specialist The Tin Man ran out a convincing winner for his Newmarket-based handler James Fanshawe. Held up for ...

Winter rolls on

Winter rolls on

Day four of Royal Ascot went pretty much as planned for the Ballydoyle juggernaut, as Winter secured the second part of a big race double by running away with the Coronation Stakes. ...

Bell’s Orange takes epic Gold Cup

Bell’s Orange takes epic Gold Cup

One of Flat racing's most popular horses, Big Orange, battled on in warrior-like fashion to stave off Order Of St George and claim the Ascot Gold Cup on day three of Royal Ascot. ...

Gutsy Reel does it again

Gutsy Reel does it again

Highland Reel delivered for a sixth time at the highest level in this year's renewal of the Prince Of Wales's Stakes, on the second day of Royal Ascot. The consistent son of Galile...

Roy caps Godolphin masterclass

Roy caps Godolphin masterclass

The boys in blue were firmly in the driving seat on the first day of Royal Ascot, with Barney Roy downing a disappointing Churchill in the feature race, the St James's Palace Stakes. ...

No Royal Ascot for Quiet Reflection

No Royal Ascot for Quiet Reflection

Quiet Reflection will not be taking up her engagement at Royal Ascot this week after suffering a setback. The star four-year-old filly made her return to the racecourse last month ...

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