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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Sunday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 11 race All Weather and Turf Track programme at Woodbine featuring the $225,000 Wonder Where Stakes and the $125,000 Seagram Cup (Grade 3) on Sunday - selections by Jim Bannon - watch the online broadcast of the meeting

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Red Cabernet stirs up Victoriana Stakes celebrations

Red Cabernet defeated defending Victoriana Stakes champion Niigon’s Eclipse to give her connections lots to celebrate on Saturday after this year’s $100,000 edition, which was rescheduled after Monday’s cancellation at Woodbine

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Daring Duchess reigns from start to finish in Flaming Page Stakes

Woodbine newcomer Daring Duchess led from start to finish over 1-1/2 miles on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course to take the $100,000 Flaming Page Stakes on Saturday afternoon for owners Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey

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Nunes the man to follow in bumper Seoul card

Manoel Nunes has certainly stirred up the Seoul backstretch since arriving in the capital earlier this year and once more than Brazilian jockey looks to be the man to follow through Sunday’s big race-card.

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul's Sunday meeting preview - the 12 race broadcast commences at 11.45am AEST on Sky Racing1, from 12.10pm AEST on Sky Racing2, from 12.40pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 1.20pm AEST on Sky Racing 2

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Win The War retutns a winner in Duchess Stakes at Woodbine

Gary Barber and John C. Oxley’s three-year-old filly Win the War returned to action off a seven-month layoff to win the $100,000 Duchess Stakes, the first of three stakes carded on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack

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Alpha Centauri 'good to go' as star filly faces biggest test to date

One of the highlights of the Flat-racing season, the Jacques le Marois is contested for record prize-money of €1 million this year and the sponsoring Niarchos family have a great chance of keeping the lion's share of that pot.

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Lanigan hopes Worth Waiting can step up for Prix Minerve challenge

All eyes will be on Zarkamiya as they have been since the impeccably-bred daughter of Frankel and Zarkava made a winning debut at Longchamp in the spring.

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Super Sergei spearheads O'Brien bid for unprecedented 17th Phoenix Stakes

It's almost 20 years to the day that Aidan O'Brien began his unparalleled domination of the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes, performing one of his early masterstrokes as a trainer when landing the Group 1 prize in 1998 with once-raced maiden Lavery.

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Gordon Lord Byron bounces back from setback for Group 3 test

Seventeen appears to be the number of the day at the Curragh on Sunday, with Aidan O'Brien aiming to build on his 16 successes in the juvenile Group 1 contest and admirable globetrotter Gordon Lord Byron seeking his 17th success in the Phoenix Sprint Stakes.

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Haydock abuzz as Lester Piggott marks anniversary of first British victory

Legendary jockey Lester Piggott has fond memories of Haydock and the track got the opportunity to return the affection on Saturday.

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The Girls win the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup

The Girls' anthem for this year's Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup was The Pointer Sisters' classic hit "Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves" and Josephine Gordon, Hayley Turner and Hollie Doyle did exactly that as they were crowned the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup champions.

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Saturday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 11 race All Weather and Turf Track programme at Woodbine on Saturday - selections by Jim Bannon - watch the meeting on the live online broadcast

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UK racing looks at Newmarket

For our suggestions this week I am off to Newmarket instead where John Gosden sends Frankie Dettori to ride Pennywhistle in the Group Three Sweet Solera Stakes

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Dark Vision to remain with Johnston after Godolphin swoop for star colt

Impressive Vintage Stakes winner Dark Vision, who earned quotes of 16-1 for next year's Qipco 2,000 Guineas after extending his unbeaten record to three, has been purchased by Godolphin but will remain in training with Mark Johnston.

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Nicky Henderson savours milestone 3,000th winner

Victory in a beginners' chase at Worcester in July is perhaps not an obvious event for Nicky Henderson to savour, but one of the sport's most decorated operators has been toasting last week's success of Brave Eagle as it provided him with his 3,000th jumps winner in Britain.

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Key questions as Elwazir represents Frankel factor in the Rose of Lancaster

Frankel is favourite to sire the winner of the 1m2½f test for the second year running as Elwazir heads the market to follow the exploits of the Mark Johnston-trained Frankuus a year ago.

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Bolger seeking first win in race named after his Irish Oaks winner Give Thanks

A race first run in 2003 and named after Jim Bolger's 1983 Irish Oaks winner, it has yet to be won by the Coolcullen trainer, who will be hoping that changes thanks to Saturday's representative Turret Rocks.

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Hannon: Ajrar looks on a par with my last two winners

They will be raising a glass to Richard Hannon in the track's very own Sweet Solera bar on the July course around 4pm on Saturday if the master of East Everleigh can land a hat-trick in the fillies' feature with Ajrar.

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Royal Ascot heroine Agrotera steps up in class for hat-trick bid

Agrotera has a deserved first crack at black type after her impressive win in the Sandringham Handicap at Royal Ascot.

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