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Meydan's eighth meeting on Thursday a global affair

Thursday’s eighth meeting of the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival is another truly global affair, filled with quality horseflesh representing France, Sweden, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, USA, UK and UAE. Three Group affairs highlight the $1,105,000 card

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Intrigue digs deep in Newcastle Fast-Track Qualifier to book Good Friday place

Deep Intrigue produced another battling performance to gain a third All-Weather success in the £30,000 Ladbrokes Home Of The Odds Boost Conditions Race, a Fast-Track Qualifier, at Newcastle on Wednesday

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Laurina maintains impeccable record with comfortable success in Quevega Hurdle

Laurina made it two from two for the season and six from six since joining Willie Mullins as she registered a comfortable success at Punchestown on Wednesday to cement her status as a leading contender for the Unibet Champion Hurdle.

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Laurina & Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders headline stellar Mullins Festival Team

Ireland's champion Jump trainer Willie Mullins today hosted a media visit at his Closutton yard organised by Cheltenham Racecourse and gave updates on his leading contenders for The Festival™ presented by Magners next month (Tuesday, March 12 to Friday, March 15).

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Dubai World Cup Carnival update

True Timber, trained by former Lukas assistant Kiaran McLaughlin, was confirmed for the $1.5 million Godolphin Mile sponsored by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum City—District One (G1), this week.

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North America versus Thunder Snow rematch delayed

As much as the racing public is salivating to see ‘round five’ of the enthralling North America vs. Thunder Snow saga, it must wait three additional weeks to find out who can rightfully be declared the best horse in Dubai, as the former will skip a defence of Super Saturday’s Group 1 $600,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 on Mar. 9.

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Ascot Gold Cup winner Big Orange retired due to injury

Big Orange, who memorably won the 2017 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot, has been retired after a leg injury flared up last week.

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Stars of the future among latest acceptors for The Festival

The build-up to The Festival™ presented by Magners continues today with the unveiling of the acceptors for the seven G1 championship novices' races, plus the G2 novices' chase for amateur riders, the National Hunt Chase, following Tuesday's scratchings' deadline.

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Willie Mullins aiming quartet at Gold Cup in search of elusive first win

Willie Mullins is likely to run four in a bid to end his Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup hoodoo at the festival next month.

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Million-dollar Queen’s Plate and Ricoh Woodbine Mile headline 2019 Thoroughbred stakes schedule

Woodbine Entertainment has unveiled its stakes schedule for the 2019 Thoroughbred racing season highlighted by the prestigious $1 million Queen’s Plate and the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile

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British hoping for further reward at valuable Emir's Sword festival

There will be a strong British turnout in Qatar this weekend, when a feature of the Emir's Sword festival is the $250,000 Al Biddah Mile, won last year by Tip Two Win.

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Laurina out to cement her status as a live Champion player in Quevega Hurdle

Credible opponents to Buveur D'Air were not obvious until recently, but after Apple's Jade threw her hat into ring for Champion Hurdle glory after a stunning victory at Leopardstown this month, Willie Mullins will be hoping his star mare Laurina can do likewise on Wednesday.

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Paul Nicholls celebrates 3,000th career winner after Capitaine scores at Taunton

Following hot on the heels of his career-best eight winners in a day on Saturday, Paul Nicholls secured another landmark on Tuesday when Capitaine became the 3,000th winner of the trainer's career.

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Presenting Percy primed for Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup

Owner Philip Reynolds today confirmed that ante-post favourite Presenting Percy is on course to line up in Jump racing's Blue Riband event, the £625,000 G1 Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup at The Festival™ presented by Magners on Gold Cup Day, Friday, March 15.

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Jade is Apple of Elliott's eye as he looks ahead

Gordon Elliott today hosted a media stable visit at his County Meath yard organised by Cheltenham Racecourse and gave updates on his leading contenders for The Festival™ presented by Magners.

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UPI Presidents Day Racing Roundup

Galilean stormed to an easy victory Monday in the California Cup Derby at Santa Anita, boosting his stock as a Kentucky Derby prospect, while a 62-1 longshot won the 'official' Presidents Day Derby prep at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas.

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Catriona Bissett employee of the year at UK 2019 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards

Following an evening celebrating the achievements of stud and stable staff from across the country at the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, Catriona “Catch” Bissett of Nick Alexander’s Kinneston Stables has been named as UK Employee of the Year 2019.

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Barbill faces six rivals in Wednesday's Fast-Track Qualifier at Newcastle

Listed scorer Barbill headlines seven runners chasing Fast-Track Qualifier success in the £30,000 Ladbrokes Home Of The Odds Boost Conditions Race at Newcastle this Wednesday.

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Phil Kirby targets Grand National with big-money buy Blaklion

Phil Kirby has received a big boost after it emerged on Monday that Randox Health Grand National contender Blaklion has joined the North Yorkshire trainer.

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Jeremy Kyle prepares for big weekend as improving Glen Rocco heads to Kempton

Glen Rocco will headline a big weekend for celebrity owner Jeremy Kyle, with the eight-year-old heading the market for the £100,000 Grade 3 888Sport Handicap Chase at Kempton on Saturday.

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