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Bristish racing 2019 Fixture List released

Fixture List seeks to strike a balance between supporting racing’s workforce whilst being alive to the needs of digital and retail betting sectors - list of 1,511 fixtures, three greater than 2018, delivered in sufficient time for the racing industry to plan with certainty for 2019

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World Cup hero Thunder Snow prepares for likely Juddmonte challenge

Thunder Snow made his first public appearance since giving Saeed Bin Suroor his eighth triumph in the Group 1 Dubai World Cup in March when working on Newmarket's July course on Thursday morning.

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Weights mean Emotionless is likely to go straight to Caulfield Cup – Appleby

Emotionless, who ended a near three-year drought with an impressive victory at Newbury last Saturday, will be prepared for a tilt at the Caulfield Cup

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Unbeaten Triple Crown winner Justify retired after injury

Justify, the undefeated winner of the 2018 Triple Crown, has been retired from racing, according to a press release distributed by his connections on Wednesday.

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Sophomores star in Saturday stakes at Woodbine

Three-year-olds will be in the spotlight on Saturday at Woodbine competing in a pair of $100,000 stakes events - a field of eight will contest the 119th running of the Toronto Cup over 1-1/8 miles on the turf while the six-furlong King Corrie Stakes has drawn seven contenders.

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Defending champion Stradivarius in Qatar Goodwood Cup on Tuesday's Qatar Goodwood Festival opening day

Defending champion Stradivarius (John Gosden) is one of 11 confirmations for the £500,000 G1 Qatar Goodwood Cup, staged over two miles, which is part of the QIPCO British Champions Series.

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Weights for Ebor

The weights were announced on Wednesday for the £500,000 Sky Bet Ebor, Britain's richest handicap, which is staged over nearly a mile and three-quarters (1m 5f 188y) at York on Saturday, August 25.

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1,000 Guineas favourite Goddess faces Group 3 assignment

Goddess, who delivered arguably the most impressive performance by a two-year-old in Ireland this year when blitzing her rivals by ten lengths a fortnight ago, returns to Leopardstown on Thursday for the Group 3 Jockey Club Of Turkey Silver Flash Stakes.

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Commonly used supplement believed to be central to first Irish cobalt probe

A commonly used supplement is understood to be at the centre of an investigation into the first positive test in Irish racing for the banned substance cobalt.

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Dubai World Cup meeting stakes raised to US$35m - Dubai World Cup to US$12m

On March 30, 2019, the Dubai World Cup meeting is set to enhance its status as the world’s richest day of horseracing - total purses for the card, which will feature six Group 1 and three Group 2 fixtures, will increase from US $30 million to $35 million. Its namesake race, the Group 1 Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline, receives a $2 million boost to $12 million

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Value Racing Club syndicate eye fairytale Galway Hurdle win with Leoncavallo

An English raider bought for just £21,000 will bid to take on Ireland’s top hurdlers to give his syndicate the day of their lives when lining up in the Guinness Galway Hurdle next week.

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Atzeni comes in for plum rides aboard Stradivarius and Without Parole

John Gosden has turned to Andrea Atzeni for the plum rides aboard Stradivarius and Without Parole at next week's Glorious Goodwood meeting.

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Thursday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's Turf and All Weather meeting at Woodbine on Thursday morning AEST - selections by Jim Bannon - the eight race Australian broadcast commences at 8.45am AEST Thursday on Sky Racing2, from 9.14am AEST on Sky Racing1.

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Coakley hoping to go one better at Newbury on Thursday

Newbury's popular series of summer evening fixtures concludes this Thursday with a seven-race card starting at 5.35pm plus the course's first summer cider festival.

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Magnier Family and Aidan O’Brien to Receive 2018 Longines and IFHA International Award of Merit

The Magnier family and trainer Aidan O’Brien, the driving forces behind Coolmore and the Ballydoyle Racing Stable, have been selected as the recipients of the 2018 Longines and IFHA International Award of Merit

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Stoute and O'Brien target King George glory at Ascot on Saturday

Sir Michael Stoute is going for a record sixth King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes sponsored by QIPCO victory with Crystal Ocean and Poet's Word.

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First running of Princess Margaret Keeneland Stakes at Ascot attracts 21 two-year-old fillies

Keeneland's new sponsorship of the Princess Margaret Keeneland Stakes over six furlongs at Ascot Racecourse, UK, on Saturday, July 28, has seen the prestigious G3 fillies' juvenile event gain a strong entry of 21, all of whom have won at least once.

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Dettori ban cut to six days but he still misses King George and Goodwood rides

Frankie Dettori has had the ten-day ban he picked up at Newmarket's July festival reduced to six days, from this Friday to Wednesday, but will still miss Ascot's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the first two days of Glorious Goodwood.

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Justify part-owner would be surprised if Triple Crown hero races again

Justify’s part-owner Jack Wolf has said he would be surprised if the Triple Crown winner runs again after injury, although he admitted the decision is not up to him.

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Additional UK all-weather fixtures for Wolverhampton and Lingfield

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) on Tuesday announced that due to the continuing spell of dry weather, two additional afternoon fixtures, which will be seven race cards, have been arranged

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