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Agrapart bids to follow up Cheltenham win

Last year's third Agrapart is out to turn the tables on Zarkandar and confirm his place in the field for another crack at the Stayers' Hurdle, in which he finished ninth in 2017.

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Ajjaj dominates Al Ain Marathon Round 3

Friday’s meeting at Al Ain Racecourse was highlighted by Round 3 of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m handicap in which just six took their chance. Ultimately it turned into a procession by Ajjaj, under a masterful ride from Adrie de Vries.

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€1m Marois among Group 1 jewels to get cash boost

France Galop have revealed details of several major cash injections for some of their most historic races as they seek to bolster their portfolio of Group 1s in the face of ever stiffer competition from abroad.

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Djebel Deauville move confirmed as snow follows rain at Maisons-Laffitte

France Galop have confirmed they will employ the contingency plan of moving the April 9 Guineas Trials meeting to Deauville after officials at Maisons-Laffitte were forced to give up the unequal struggle with the Parisian winter.

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It's Disney world again as Rathlin Rose lands second Artillery Gold Cup

Captain Guy Disney, who lost his leg below the knee in Helmand Province in 2009, described winning the Royal Artillery Gold Cup last year aboard Rathlin Rose as a dream come true, and the pair, who followed up in the Grand Military Gold Cup last year, landed the race once more with a strong-staying victory.

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Midnight Tune back to winning ways for in-form Honeyball

Midnight Tune made amends for her below-par run at Ascot last time by landing the Grade 2 Jane Seymour Mares' Novices' Hurdle for the in-form Anthony Honyeball and Aidan Coleman at Sandown.

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Nine go for Fast-Track Qualifier in France

Group Three runner-up Royal Julius heads nine runners for the €52,000 Listed Prix Saonois over a mile at Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, on Saturday, February 17.

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Henderson and Skelton keen for Grand National glory

Lambourn trainer Nicky Henderson wants to land an elusive first £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 14.

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Punters faced with Cheltenham dilemma as Douvan bows out of Red Mills Chase

One third of all bets on the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham are in doubt - star chaser Douvan has not been declared for the Red Mills Chase this weekend

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Gold Town sparkles in UAE Guineas

Thursday’s sixth meeting of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse was highlighted by the Group 3 US$250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas - over 1600m on dirt, the classic turned into a procession by Godolphin’s Charlie Appleby-trained Gold Town, who completed a treble on the card for the owners.

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Spare Parts ready to hit rivals for six

Just how far can the Spare Parts fairytale go in 2018, as the gelding attempts to record his sixth win in six weeks at Chelmsford on Thursday?

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O'Brien salutes veteran Vics Canvas as 2016 National third is retired

Vics Canvas, third in the 2016 Aintree Grand National as a 100-1 outsider, has been retired from racing aged 15, At The Races broadcaster and part-owner Gary O’Brien revealed on Wednesday.

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Paris in pole position to host first street racing event

It could be the Arc de Triomphe, although not as we know it, after France-Galop signalled on Thursday the Champs-Elysees in Paris would be the venue for the first street horseracing event this year.

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Three Faces West out to conquer the north in Betfred Grand National Trial

Haydock Park stages the £100,000 G3 Betfred Grand National Trial on Saturday, February 17, with the extended three and a half-mile handicap chase set to provide pointers to the £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 14.

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Al Ain Marathon Series Round 3 highlights Friday meet

Racing at Al Ain Racecourse on Friday afternoon is highlighted by Round 3 Of The Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m handicap and the final of the seven races on the card.

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Top Notch, Waiting Patiently and Coney Island among magnificent seven for Saturday's Betfair Ascot Chase

Top Notch heads seven runners for an excellent renewal of the £150,000 G1 Betfair Ascot Chase over two miles and five furlongs at Ascot this Saturday, Betfair Ascot Chase Day, February 17.

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Star South African mare Ebony Flyer in line for export to Britain

Top-class South African racemare Ebony Flyer is due to enter quarantine ahead of a trip to Britain for the next stage of her career as a broodmare.

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Helissio trainer Elie Lellouche retires in changing of the guard at Chantilly

Elie Lellouche has become the latest major name in French racing to announce his retirement from training in what is becoming a major changing of the guard in Chantilly, coming as it does after Francois Doumen and Criquette Head-Maarek both brought their careers to an end.

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Blaklion goes to Haydock Park for Grand National Trial on Saturday

Haydock Park stages the £100,000 G3 Betfred Grand National Trial this Saturday with the extended three and a half-mile handicap chase set to provide pointers to the £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 14.

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Gold Town looks to shine in UAE 2000 Guineas

Meydan Racecourse stages the sixth meeting of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, featuring the US$250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas (G3) and Mazrat Al Ruwayah (G2) for Purebred Arabians.

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