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Harry Angel not certain to defend his July Cup title after Royal Ascot injury

Harry Angel defence of his Darley July Cup crown is in the balance, trainer Clive Cox said on Sunday after the star printer was injured at Royal Ascot.

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Coronation ace Alpha Centauri may take on elders in Falmouth Stakes

After confirming herself much the best three-year-old filly in Europe, runaway Coronation Stakes winner Alpha Centauri will step up and tackle older opposition on her next start, which could come as soon as the Group 1 Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket a fortnight on Friday.

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Seventh pick Mikki Rocket fends off Hong Kong raider for his first G1 Title in the Grand-Prix Takarazuka Kinen

Seventh pick Mikki Rocket claimed this year’s all-star Takarazuka Kinen (Grand Prix) to capture his first Grade 1 title at Ha shin on Sunday.

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Royal Ascot 2018 Review

As a massive champion of international racing opposed to what I see as an almost xenophobic attitude of some to any racing outside of the UK and Ireland, it took some of my fellow scribes from the USA to remind me that much as we may not be the only racing worthy of a mention on the planet, we do still have an enviable product with Royal Ascot perhaps the pinnacle

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Jim Bannon’s Journal for Woodbine - Sunday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's All Weather track meeting at Woodbine on Sunday, Monday AEST, featuring the $100,000 Bold Rukus - selections by Jim Bannon – watch the Woodbine Racetrack live online broadcast of the meeting - the nine race programme commences at 1.00pm Canadian ET, 3.00am AEST Sunday in Australia.

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Hollie Doyle recovering from facial injuries after fall at Haydock

Rising star Hollie Doyle is recovering well in hospital after losing most of her teeth in a nasty fall at Haydock on Saturday night.

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Queen Anne hero Charlie Bishop misses Ascot rides after failing breath test

Charlie Bishop, who on Tuesday rode his first Group 1 winner when Accidental Agent sprang a 33-1 shock in the opening race of Royal Ascot, the Queen Anne Stakes, was prevented from riding on the final day of the meeting after failing a breath test.

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Stakes Success for weanling purchase New York Minute (NZ)

New York Minute (NZ) (Iffraaj), who cost just $15,000 at the 2013 National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale at Karaka, collected a valuable first black-type win in Saturday’s $50,000 Listed Woburn Farm Tauranga Classic (1400m).

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul Racecourse's preview for Sunday's meeting - note races nine to eleven are broadcast on Sky Racing from 5.50pm AEST - it’s tempting to play safety-first in the Sports Chosun Cup and go for Golden Gate, who has at least been consistent across his recent starts, rarely being too far away and although he hasn’t raced at this distance before, should be able to handle it with very few concerns

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Sports Chosun Cup features at Seoul

It’s one of the oldest races on the Korean Racing calendar and while it’s not one of the biggest or most prestigious, there’s plenty of interest in the 26th running of the Sports Chosun Cup at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday

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Ascot stewards' report

James Doyle, the rider of Dreamfield, suspended for 2 days for whip use and Jim Crowley, the rider of Bacchus, suspended for 4 days for whip use - crowd figures for the five days

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Merchant Navy wins the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot

Merchant Navy (AUS), trained by Aidan O'Brien, won the last Group 1 of Royal Ascot 2018 on Saturday, the Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m), by a short-head from the French-trained City Light

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King George 'likely' for Hardwicke winner Crystal Ocean

Trainer Sir Michael Stoute celebrated his 11th triumph in the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes (2400m) at Royal Ascot on Saturday after Crystal Ocean, owned by Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, landed the odds.

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Red Verdon set for trip to Australia

Trainer Ed Dunlop was delighted with 33/1 shot Red Verdon's two and a half length second-placed finish in the 12 furlong Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes (2400m) at Royal Ascot on Saturday, seeing the race as a useful stepping stone for some exciting autumn plans with an Australian trip

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Watson clinches first Royal Ascot winner with Soldier's Call

Trainer Archie Watson was understandably thrilled after landing his first ever Royal Ascot winner thanks to Soldier's Call, in the 28-runner listed Windsor Castle Stakes (1000m) on Saturday.

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