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Fahey ready to test rising star Sands Of Mali against top sprinters in July Cup

Commonwealth Cup runner-up Sands Of Mali is ready to take on the best of the sprinting division in the Darley July Cup on Saturday, according to trainer Richard Fahey.

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Harrington: Alpha Centauri's Falmouth bid will hinge on Monday workout

Alpha Centauri's participation in the Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes will hinge on a Monday workout where Jessica Harrington will ask the daughter of Mastercraftsman to go through the gears for the first time since smashing the track record in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Eclipse sponsor Coral hit out at 'unfathomable' delay to result and presentation

Coral PR director Simon Clare has blasted the length of time it took for the result of the Coral-Eclipse to be finalised, which meant ITV went off air before the result was known and presentations to winning connections could be made.

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Athena bursts from the pack to land Belmont Oaks for remarkable O'Brien

Mendelssohn may not have entered the Belmont winner's enclosure on Saturday, but Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore did – with the tough as they come Athena bursting from the pack to give her trainer a sixth top-level success of the year.

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Sunday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 11 race programme at Woodbine on Sunday - selections by Jim Bannon - watch the Woodbine Racetrack live online broadcast of the meeting

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New Citadel returns at Seoul on Sunday

New Citadel, makes his latest comeback in the feature race at Seoul Racecourse this Sunday - the 11-race card at Seoul runs from 10:45am to 6pm local Korea time, the Australian broadcast commences at 11.45am AEST on Sky Racing2.

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Race 6 Dynamic Dash, a two-and-a-half length winner over this distance on May 27th as the likely favourite - he carries a bit of extra weight today but if he’s in the hunt in the home straight, could well finish the strongest once more - the 11 race broadcast commences at 11.15am AEST on Sky Racing2

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Lion roars back to deny Guineas hero Saxon Warrior in thriller

By consensus this was not going to be one of the great Coral-Eclipses, but try telling that to Oisin Murphy, for whom Roaring Lion was a first domestic Group 1 winner at just 22 - or try telling it to the Sandown crowd, or to viewers at home, who enjoyed one of the great Eclipse finishes of modern times despite the regrettable absence of Derby winner Masar

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Return to a mile not ruled out as Saxon Warrior goes down fighting

Saxon Warrior could be back at a mile before the end of the season hinted trainer Aidan O’Brien after the 2,000 Guineas winner went some way to restoring his lofty reputation with a battling second to old rival Roaring Lion in the Coral-Eclipse.

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BHA may install interim replacement for Steve Harman

The BHA may appoint an interim chair when Steve Harman steps down from the role in November as the search for a full-time successor has been delayed while the sport discusses what the remit of the position should be.

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Masar on the mend after late withdrawal from Coral-Eclipse

Masar has responded well to treatment to the injury that forced his dramatic withdrawal from the Coral-Eclipse on Friday evening and trainer Charlie Appleby is confident the Investec Derby winner will not be kept off the track for long.

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Death of John Dunlop: Willie Carson recalls ‘a great man and great trainer’

Five-time champion jockey Willie Carson on Saturday led the tributes to John Dunlop, one of the great UK trainers of his generation, who has died at the aged of 78 following a long illness.

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Four lots of Guineas form under the microscope in Prix Jean Prat

Transferred from its home of more than 20 years around Chantilly's sweeping right-hand bend to act as a springboard for three-year-olds towards the Prix Jacques le Marois here in five weeks' time, the Jean Prat at Deauville has attracted the winner and runner-up from the French Guineas in Olmedo and Hey Gaman.

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Saturday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 11 race programme at Woodbine on Saturday - selections by Jim Bannon - watch the Woodbine Racetrack live online broadcast of the meeting

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Race 8 - Compass ran a very solid 3rd place in the SLTC Trophy at this distance on June 2nd - she came from well off the pace that day and so long as she does not leave herself too much to do, she has as good a chance as any of winning this

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Mendelssohn in action at Belmont as he builds towards Breeders' Cup

Following his excusable flop in the slop that was Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby day two months ago, Mendelssohn is back in the US on Saturday seeking a second transatlantic win in the Grade 3 Dwyer Stakes (9.36pm) over a mile on the dirt at Belmont Park.

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John Gosden bids for eighth success in Lancashire Oaks

John Gosden will move ahead of the late Sir Henry Cecil as the winningmost trainer of this Haydock feature if Precious Ramotswe can successfully step up in class from Group 3 company.

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Roaring Lion and Saxon Warrior to clash in Eclipse

You have to go back to 1990 to find a horse placed third in the Derby who followed up in the Eclipse – namely Elmaamul – although Hawk Wing did win it in 2002 after filling second spot at Epsom.

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Hopes high that Yorkshire raider Judicial can make the long trip pay off

It’s not often that North Yorkshire-based trainer Julie Camacho sends a runner on the long trip south to Sandown, so punters should pay close attention to the fact that Judicial makes the journey for this £70,000 sprint.

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Late drama as bang to a leg forces Masar out of the Eclipse

The eagerly awaited Derby rematch will be without the horse who won the Derby after Godolphin were dramatically forced to scratch Epsom hero Masar from the Coral-Eclipse on Friday evening.

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