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Special Stone romps to seven length victory in Korean Oaks

Special Stone, sent off a 22/1 chance among a sixteen-strong field, raced away to win the KRW 600 Million, KOR Grade 2 Korean Oaks (1800m) at Busan Racecourse on Sunday afternoon, registering a first Classic success for Seoul Jockey/Trainer pair Kim Jeong-jun and Kang Hwan-min

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Gamble’s Ghost defeats Casse crew in Ontario Matron

With a well-timed stretch run, favourite Gamble’s Ghost powered up on the far outside to prevail by a neck in the $125,000 Ontario Matron Stakes (Grade 3) featured on the mid-July Sunday program at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Boudot hit with 15-day careless riding ban for incident after the winning line

International jockeys have long known the perils of veering off a straight line when racing in the United States, but Pierre-Charles Boudot has discovered that stewards will take an extremely dim view for any such manoeuvre even once the horses have crossed the line.

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Gyllen and Barzalona outbattle Crossed Baton to headline Godolphin double

Gyllen and Mickael Barzalona proved too tough to pass as the pair held off a determined challenge from the John Gosden-trained Crossed Baton to win the Prix Eugene Adam at Maisons-Laffitte on Sunday.

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Sunday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 10 race turf programme featuring the $125,000 Ontario Matron Stakes (Grade 3) as race eight on Sunday - selections by Jim Bannon - the 10 race programme commences at 1.00pm Canadian EDT, 3.00am AEST Sunday - watch the online meeting broadcast

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Injury ends Masar's campaign but connections eye four-year-old career

A leg injury has ended Derby hero Masar's season, but Godolphin's new pin-up boy is set to return to the racecourse next year.

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Big Drink of Water floats to Victoria Stakes victory

Endeavor Bloodstock’s two-year-old gelding Big Drink of Water floated to his first stakes victory in the $100,000 Victoria featured Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Kew Gardens caps great day for Ballydoyle and now has King George on agenda

Kew Gardens capped a splendid day for Ballydoyle by winning the Group 1 Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris at Longchamp on Saturday evening, fending off the persistent challenge of Neufbosc to justify favouritism.

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US Navy Flag set for Everest challenge after completing unique Group 1 treble

US Navy Flag carved himself a niche in racing history when completing a Newmarket Group 1 triple crown of the Middle Park, Dewhurst and Darley July Cup on Saturday.

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Trainers warn political party to stay out of wage disputes after strike violence

Johannesburg trainers have chosen to take on the might of the Economic Freedom Fighters political party and have issued a warning to its leaders to stay out of future wage negotiations.

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Quorto steps up in style for Godolphin to advertise Classic claims

Quorto had the layers inking in Classic prices after Godolphin's homebred maiden winner took the step up to Group 2 company in his stride at Newmarket on Saturday.

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Fascinating Korean Oaks at Busan on Sunday

The Korean Oaks will be run at Busan Racecourse on Sunday afternoon and all the ingredients are in place for it to be a fascinating affair.

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Busan's Sunday meeting preview

Busan's Sunday meeting preview - Race 5: Class Open (1800M) The Korean Oaks - Yeongcheon Derby – half-sister to 2015 Korean Derby winner Yeongcheon Ace. Four wins from five starts with her only defeat coming in the KRA Cup Mile, the first leg of the Triple Crown against the colts - the six race broadcast commences at 1.40pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul's Sunday meeting preview - Race 11: Class 1 (1200m) Handicap / KRW 150 Million - Final Boss was very good 4th in the SBS Sports Sprint on June 3rd at this distance having already won the Segye Ilbo Cup earlier in the year - the 2017 Korean Derby winner is reinventing himself as a sprinter

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New Zealand bred Beauty Generation (NZ) named Hong Kong Horse of the Year

Select Sale purchase Beauty Generation (NZ) (Road to Rock) capped a dream season with two awards during Friday night’s Champion Awards ceremony, including the title of Hong Kong Horse of the Year

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Can progressive Beat The Bank strike after fine effort at the highest level?

No mighty Mutakayyef, winner of the race for the last two years, but the 2015 winner Arod is part of a nine-runner line-up.

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Newbury's red-hot novice form on trial at Group level as trio clash again

Latching on to a race that is working out well can be a profitable exercise, and those following last month's 6½f Newbury novice won by Martyn Meade's Confiding have had plenty to cheer about.

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Alpha Centauri the star of the show at Newmarket with Group 1 romp

On a sweltering summer’s day, Alpha Centauri sent chills down the spines of those watching as she produced a dazzling performance in the Group 1 Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket on Friday

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Ascot announces new director

Ascot Racecourse announced on Friday that Nigel Payne, the former Chief Executive of Sportingbet plc, has been appointed to the company board of Ascot Racecourse Betting & Gaming Limited (ARBGL) as a Non-Executive Director

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Pretty Pollyanna with a stunning success in the Group 2 Duchess of Cambridge Stakes.

Less than 24 hours after Goddess laid down a marker for the 1,000 Guineas with a ten-length victory in a maiden at Leopardstown, Pretty Pollyanna delivered a powerful riposte with a stunning success in the Group 2 Duchess of Cambridge Stakes.

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