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Poet's Word the one to beat in Sandown highlight in which Stoute is well versed

Poet's Word takes a drop in trip and class in a bid to get his head in front for the first time in nearly ten months in a race his trainer Sir Michael Stoute has won eight times.

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Gustav Klimt and US Navy Flag to lead O'Brien's bid for 12th Irish 2,000 win

Gustav Klimt and US Navy Flag will lead Aidan O'Brien's bid for a 12th Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas win at the Curragh on Saturday.

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Frankie Dettori to ride Hazapour in Derby for Weld and Aga Khan

Frankie Dettori will have his first ride for the Aga Khan in Britain for well over 15 years on the biggest stage of all after being booked to ride Hazapour in the Investec Derby at Epsom a week on Saturday.

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Deal worth up to £150m sealed for Tote in 'defining moment' for racing's funding

A group claiming the support of industry heavyweights responsible for more than a thousand racehorses has clinched a deal worth up to £150 million which they say will secure the future of the Tote and be a "defining moment" for the funding of British racing.

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The big questions and trainer quotes for the National Stakes

Havana Grey won this 12 months ago for Karl Burke and his North Yorkshire counterparts Tim Easterby and Richard Fahey send southern raiders with optimism the trip will not be wasted.

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Without Parole out to make up for lost time with big run in mile feature

Newmarket's loss could be Sandown's gain when exciting colt Without Parole puts his unbeaten record on the line in this mile feature for three-year-olds.

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BHA plans to trace horses from cradle to grave

The BHA is looking into ways of building a better picture about the post-racing care of racehorses as part of the overall welfare strategy for the sport.

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Hills very happy with world champion Battaash ahead of Saturday's Temple Stakes at Haydock Park

Trainer Charlie Hills is eagerly anticipating the world's top five-furlong horse Battaash returning to action in the G2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock Park on Saturday

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BHA statement on chairman Steve Harman

British Horseracing Authority Chairman, Steve Harman, is taking up a new industry wide role to engage with Government to tackle the potential impact of last week’s FOBT announcement – which threatens £40 to £60 million of income per annum to the industry.

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Britbet open to discussions with rivals over pool betting

Britbet said on Tuesday it was open to discussions with Totepool over the future of pool betting on British racing, but that the racecourse-run project was continuing to concentrate on its launch in July.

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The road to Royal Ascot starts with hot contest in Norfolk

The first staging of a £15,000 novice stakes for potential Royal Ascot contenders at Yarmouth has been supported by all the right connections and has attracted an eight-runner field that would do justice to a Grade 1 track.

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Cracksman 'twice the horse he was' in Derby for Epsom return in Coronation

Cracksman is on schedule to return to Epsom for the Investec Coronation Cup "twice the horse he was" when he finished third in last year's Derby.

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Unbeaten Saxon Warrior faces 15 rivals in Investec Derby

Ante-post favourite Saxon Warrior is one of 16 horses going forward for the 2018 Investec Derby at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 2, following today's scratchings deadline, details of which are revealed here.

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Breakthrough Breakfast With The Stars ahead of Investec Derby

A beautiful morning at Epsom Downs Racecourse greeted the Breakfast With The Stars participants, from horses through to spectators, on Tuesday, May 22.

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Asian Racing Federation elected office holders

At its meeting in Seoul on Monday, 14 May 2018, the Asian Racing Federation Executive Council held elections for the offices of Chairman and two Vice-Chairs - Mr Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges was re-elected as the ARF Chairman.

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Battaash heads 15 for Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes

The world's leading five-furlong sprinter Battaash remains on course for his first start of 2018 in the £100,000 G2 Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes (4.00pm) at Haydock Park this Saturday, May 26, Great British Bank Holiday Family Day.

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Jockey Club Racecourses and Arena both eyeing takeover of crisis-hit Musselburgh

Jockey Club Racecourses and Arena Racing Company have expressed an interest in running Musselburgh racecourse, the Racing Post can reveal.

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Bateel team eye big autumn prizes after impressive comeback success

Bateel paid an instant dividend on her owners' decision to keep her in training at five, defying a 212-day break and a Group 1 penalty to brush aside her seven rivals under a confident Pierre-Charles Boudot.

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