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UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview

Two-year-old's take center stage this weekend as the racing season winds down, providing a glimpse of the year that will be, while the initial returns of the awards season invite us to look back at the year that was.

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Jim Bannon's Journal for Woodbine - Friday

Preview for Woodbine Entertainment Group's 10 race Turf and All Weather programme at Woodbine on Friday - selections by Jim Bannon - the 10 race programme commences at 1.00pm Canadian EDT, 5.00am AEST Saturday in Australia. Races 7 to 10 are broadcast on Sky Racing commencing at 8.10am AEST Saturday morning on Sky Racing1 and from 9.14am AEST on Sky Racing2

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Woodbine moves turf racing to Tapeta track due to weather concerns

Following discussions with jockeys on Wednesday night, Woodbine Entertainment decided to move this weekend’s scheduled turf races to the Tapeta surface due to the weather forecast resulting in safety concerns.

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GBI weekend preview

Reigning champion trainer Nicky Henderson is out to make an impact at one of the most important meetings in the first half of the season and could saddle the favourites in the two most valuable contests of the weekend.

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Muarran returns in Friday's Jebel Ali feature

Three weeks after staging the first meeting of the 2018-19 UAE racing campaign, Jebel Ali Racecourse hosts its second on Friday, a seven-race fixture highighted by two conditions races and featuring the return to Jebel Ali of course specialist Muarrab over 1200m

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Davy Russell bags Samcro Morgiana ride – but Elliott wants ground to ease

Davy Russell will be the supersub for Samcro on Sunday if the ground is deemed suitable for the six-year-old to take his chance in the Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.

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Kemboy cut for Ladbrokes Trophy after Clonmel Oil Chase success

Kemboy was cut to as short as 10-1 for the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury in December after making a winning return to action in the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase.

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Fontwell winner Darlac deserves to take his chance says in-form Tizzard

Colin Tizzard enters the November meeting with his string in fine fettle and Darlac holds strong claims of giving the trainer a first win in this race.

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Track record breaker star of Al Ain treble for Lemartinel

Racing returned to Al Ain for the first time this season on Thursday with a seven-race card during which trainer Eric Lemartinel saddled a treble, under three different riders and Helal Al Alawi, as well as jockeys William Lee and Ben Curtis, celebrated doubles.

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Addeybb takes on eight rivals in Listed Betway Churchill Stakes

Addeybb, winner of the G2 bet365 Mile at Sandown Park earlier this year, heads an excellent field of nine for the £40,000 Listed Betway Churchill Stakes (2.45pm), one of two Fast-Track Qualifiers on an eight-race Polytrack card at Lingfield Park on Saturday, November 17.

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Rather Be 9/2 favourite for £160,000 BetVictor Gold Cup

Ante-post favourite Rather Be heads a maximum field of 20 going for glory in the £160,000 G3 BetVictor Gold Cup, staged over two and a half miles at Cheltenham this Saturday, November 17, day two of The November Meeting.

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Notice Me looks to live up to her name in South Ocean Stakes

A two-year-old daughter of Court Vision, Notice Me sets her sights on her first added-money triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 South Ocean Stakes, at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Stunning Mile win for Ready to Run Star Te Akau Shark (NZ)

Te Akau Shark (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle), who cost $230,000 at the 2016 Ready to Run Sale, scored his fifth win from six career starts with a runaway victory in Wednesday’s $230,000 Group 2 Coupland’s Bakeries Mile (1600m).

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BHA whip rule enquiries

Results of the Independent Judicial Panel of the BHA enquiries heard by the Disciplinary Panel into whip rules offences by Jamie Spencer and Paul Hanagan

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Native River and Thistlecrack shape up for Betfair Chase with Exeter gallop

Two of jump racing’s biggest stars advertised their well being at Exeter on Wednesday when the Colin Tizzard-trained duo Native River and Thistlecrack enjoyed a racecourse gallop in preparation for their respective tilts at the Grade 1 Betfair Chase at Haydock on Saturday week.

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Faugheen backed but Supasundae could stand in his way

Faugheen halved in price on Wednesday to make a winning return to action back over two miles but faces having to master fellow Grade 1 winners Supasundae and Samcro in what is shaping up to be an epic Morgiana Hurdle.

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Mullins hoping Kemboy can shine brightest in Grade 2

Willie Mullins has won three of the last five runnings of the Clonmel Oil Chase with Arvika Ligeonniere (2013), Champagne Fever (2014) and Alelchi Inois (2016) and the champion trainer will be bidding to maintain his fine record in the 2m4f Grade 2 with the Supreme Horse Racing Club-owned Kemboy.

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Shattered Love out to break the hearts of her rivals

Cheltenham Festival and dual Grade 1-winning chaser Shattered Love sets the bar impeccably high in this Listed Chase.

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All the reaction from last night's 28th Cartier Racing Awards

The 28th annual Cartier Racing Awards were staged at London's Dorchester Hotel before an invited audience of 250 yesterday evening, Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

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Williams hoping to be doubly represented on day two of The November Meeting

Ian Williams could have two leading chances at The November Meeting, with First Assignment and Speedo Boy heading the ante-post betting for their respective engagements at Cheltenham on BetVictor Gold Cup Day, Saturday, November 17.

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