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O'Brien keeping an eye on Goddess after flop but King George pair fine

Aidan O’Brien will monitor the health of Goddess amid concerns about the wellbeing of his horses after failing to find any reason for the poor performance of the 1,000 Guineas hope at Leopardstown.

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Oppenheimer: Cracksman's King George bid unlikely as good to firm expected

Owner Anthony Oppenheimer fears a lack of rain will force Cracksman to be pulled out of Saturday's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, although he says a decision will probably not be made until the morning of the race.

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Veracious steps up in trip and takes on Urban Fox in G1 Qatar Nassau Stakes

The £600,000 G1 Qatar Nassau Stakes, the joint-richest race for fillies and mares staged anywhere in Europe, takes centre stage on day three of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Ladies' Day, Thursday - latest Goodwood Going report

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Official decision on Dettori appeal

Official decision on the Independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority appeal lodged by Frankie Dettori, the rider of Angel's Hideaway (IRE), against the decision of the Newmarket Stewards on the 13 July 2018

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Costello suspension shortened on appeal

The independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority heard an appeal lodged by the jockey Dougie Costello against the decision by the Wolverhampton Stewards to suspend him for 4 days for careless riding on 16 July 2018

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Punters avoiding “under the weather” Aidan O’Brien horses at Goodwood

Aidan O’Brien’s admission that several of his horses are “under the weather” has led to a snub from the betting public, with his Goodwood entries going unfancied.

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Restriction on division of races at UK evening All Weather meetings lifted for August

The British Horseracing Authority on Friday announced that the temporary restriction on races dividing at evening All Weather fixtures that had been lifted for the month of July has been extended to cover the month of August too due to the ongoing spell of hot weather.

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - Class 2 (1800m) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - very competitive race - Taeyangui Huye perhaps has the slight edge having run a good 3rd last time at 1900m

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Friday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's nine race All Weather track programme at Woodbine on Friday - selections by Jim Bannon - watch the broadcast line online

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Code Warrior seeks home turf advantage in Royal North

Back-to-back Grade 3 Hendrie Stakes winner Code Warrior headlines the local contingent amid a talented field of 10 distaffers set to contest the $175,000 Royal North Stakes (Grade 2) on Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course this Sunday afternoon

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UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview

The remainder of U.S. racing's year looks a bit different after the announcement Triple Crown winner Justify has been retired -- and the impact starts this weekend with the remaining 3-year-old's now fighting it out for the remaining division prizes.

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Pink Lloyd looks to rebound in Vigil Stakes

Fan favourite Pink Lloyd, winner of the 2017 Vigil Stakes during an incredible 11-race win streak that came to an end earlier this month, will look to rebound in this year's edition of the Grade 3 six-furlong sprint on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Bath's fixture transferred to Wolverhampton

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) on Thursday announced that due to the continuing spell of dry weather, Bath's 3 August fixture has been transferred to Wolverhampton.

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Goodwood fancy Tigre Du Terre misses meeting following sale to Hong Kong

Tigre Du Terre, who was ante-post favourite for Goodwood's Unibet Golden Mile, will miss the race as he has been sold privately and will continue his career in Hong Kong.

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Praying for rain: Cracksman would eat them alive if back to his best says Havlin

Robert Havlin predicted the Cracksman of his Champions Day pomp "would eat them alive" after getting called up for a surprise King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes challenge that is entirely dependent on significant rain falling at Ascot.

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Leading 1,000 Guineas fancy Pollyanna to take on 2,000 favourite Calyx in Morny

Pretty Pollyanna, who has been challenging for 1,000 Guineas favouritism since her runaway victory in the Duchess of Cambridge Stakes, is set to face 2,000 Guineas favourite Calyx in the Prix Morny at Deauville next month.

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Expert Eye supplemented as 13 target G1 Qatar Sussex Stakes

Without Parole and supplementary entry Expert Eye are among 13 horses going for the £1,066,250 G1 Qatar Sussex Stakes (3.35pm) over a mile, the centrepiece of the meeting on the second day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Wednesday, August 1.

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Royal runner Call To Mind set to take on defending champion Stradivarius in Qatar Goodwood Cup

There are now just six days until the Qatar Goodwood Festival 2018 gets underway and the confirmations and entries for the opening day, Tuesday, July 31, were revealed on Thursday.

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Cracksman remains in King George with Kew Gardens an absentee

Cracksman was declared for Ascot's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and Kew Gardens was ruled out by a dirty scope as the complexion of Saturday's big race changed dramatically on Thursday.

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - the 12 race broadcast commences at 3.30pm on Sky Racing2 - Hidden Champ ran in both the Korean Derby and Minister’s Cup in May and June finishing mid-position both times - scratched from a scheduled start two weeks ago having come down with a mild colic but back healthy today, can return to winning ways

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