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Hawke hoping for Royale day on St James's Place Christmas Raceday at Newbury

Newbury Racecourse stages its penultimate fixture of 2018 on Wednesday, St James's Place Christmas Raceday - the seven-race programme runs from 12.30pm through to 3.45pm

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Fry happy to have Unowhatimeanharry back in fighting shape for Long Walk

Harry Fry holds an intriguing hand ahead of Saturday's JLT Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot and, regardless of whether progressive pair If The Cap Fits and Momella head to Ascot, he is confident that stable stalwart Unowhatimeanharry is ready to have a big say in the race.

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Reynolds: Presenting Percy looks a million dollars and I'm praying for rain

Rain, rain and more rain – that is the Christmas wish of Phillip Reynolds, owner of Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy.

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First race at Newbury on December 29th to be named in honour of departing Clerk of the Course Richard Osgood

The end of an era will be reached at Newbury on Saturday, December 29, Betway Challow Hurdle Day, when Clerk of the Course Richard Osgood officiates at the track for the final time - 99 years after the first member of the Osgood family joined the racecourse staff.

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Southwell setback: first two floodlit meetings transferred

The first two scheduled evening fixtures under floodlights at Southwell have been moved to alternative all-weather venues following an issue with the supply and installation of power cabling at the Nottinghamshire track.

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Ladbrokes investigated over alleged £1m payment to victims of problem gambler

The Gambling Commission is investigating claims made in the Guardian that Ladbrokes agreed to pay nearly £1 million to the victims of a problem gambler who funded his habit with stolen money, in return for not informing the industry's regulator.

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Ladbrokes investigated over alleged £1m payment to victims of problem gambler

The UK Gambling Commission is investigating claims made in the Guardian that Ladbrokes agreed to pay nearly £1 million to the victims of a problem gambler who funded his habit with stolen money, in return for not informing the industry's regulator.

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Ralph Beckett blasts Arc over 'disgraceful' £3m cut to prize-money contribution

Leading UK trainer Ralph Beckett has described as disgraceful the decision by Arena Racing Company (Arc) to reduce its contribution to prize-money by £3 million in 2019 - Arc has decided to tighten its belt due to fears its media rights income will be hit by betting shops closing

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Call Me Lord and Jolly's Cracked It among 27 for Saturday's feature Betfair Exchange Trophy

Top-weight Call Me Lord heads 27 five-day confirmations for the feature £150,000 G3 Betfair Exchange Trophy at Ascot this Saturday

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Angels Breath out to give Henderson another Sky Bet Supreme Trial success at Ascot on Friday

Sky Bet's "Road To Cheltenham" moves on to Ascot this Friday for the £35,000 Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices' Hurdle

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Overarching safeguarding policy for British racing to ensure standards of protection for young people and adults at risk

New policy comes into effect from 1 January 2019 and will enable everyone in racing to manage safeguarding issues with confidence, efficiency and appropriate support - adherence to the Policy will form part of the licensing requirements for all trainers – the sport’s main employers

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Sir Anthony upset Audible in Florida and long shot Long Range Toddy earned the winner's 10 Kentucky Derby qualifying points in Oklahoma in highlights of weekend Thoroughbred racing - Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint runner-up World of Trouble was an easy winner on the Gulfstream Park undercard while Breeders' Cup bust Glorious Empire returned to glory

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Woodbine’s 2018 thoroughbred season concludes

The 2018 thoroughbred meet wrapped up with a 14-race program on Sunday afternoon - taking the jockey and trainer meet titles, Eurico Rosa da Silva and Norm McKnight put the finishing touches on their respective record-breaking seasons during the closing weekend

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Contreras celebrates milestone victory at Woodbine

Jockey Luis Contreras achieved a career milestone as he reined home first-time starter He’s a Macho Man on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Four year agreement reached at Woodbine

Woodbine Entertainment and the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario jointly announced on Sunday that they have reached an agreement in principal for a new four-year racing deal which includes an increase of $22 million including guaranteed purses and capital investment in Thoroughbred racing.

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Cheltenham under consideration after Easy Game wins Navan Novice Hurdle

It's an easy game this. Willie Mullins had won the Navan Novice Hurdle six times since 2008 and his number one hope for the 2018 running was a previous course-and-distance winner who had beaten two of his rivals on his last visit to the track.

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