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Invincible Spirit – Leading Sire with a love of Haydock

Haydock feature heavily on Channel Four racing tomorrow with the speedier types taking centre-stage. The Group 2 Sandy Lane Stakes is supported by a pair of Group 3’s in the Pinnacle and the John of Gaunt Stakes. The latter has been run since the mid-70’s and is a well-known feature at the Merseyside track. The […]

Later today Sandown stages the richest evening’s racing in the UK, with the Cantor Fitzgerald Brigadier Gerard Stakes the showpiece event. The Group 3 is open to four year olds and older and is run over a mile and two furlongs. Established in 1953, it was originally called the Coronation Stakes to commemorate the coronation […]

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A trip to Northumberland to visit the in-laws seemed the perfect excuse to take in a meeting at Kelso races. A course I was yet to visit despite many trips to the area, Ladies Day on May 24 would not pass me by. The drive up from Newcastle to Kelso was just smashing. The scenery […]

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It’s no surprise to see the likes of Shamardal, Dubawi and Galileo at the top of the leading European Sires list. Night Of Thunder and Gleneagles have already taken major pots for their respective stallions, and both are set for further group success as the season progresses. But one horse who continues to punch above […]

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An outstanding winner of the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket at the beginning of May, Gleneagles is a short-priced favourite to take the Irish version tomorrow at the Curragh. Established in 1921, the Group 1 event has been won by many of Flat racing’s greats. In recent years the race has been dominated by Aiden O’Brien […]

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With just a chance of a shower on Friday, it looks likely that this weekend’s Temple Stakes at Haydock will be run on decent ground. The Merseyside track is currently calling it good to soft, but I’d be surprised if it wasn’t running faster by Saturday. The Group 2 sprint was first run at Sandown […]

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Although we have left the stalls and are now galloping several furlongs into the latest Flat season, the DBS Spring Sales concluded yesterday with several high-profile National Hunt horses changing hands for fancy prices. Nicky Henderson’s Cheltenham Festival winner, Call The Cops, was expected to be the star attraction, and it was no surprise when […]

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Once again we sit on the cusp of a US Triple Crown, but as so often in the past, is this year’s bid set to end in glorious failure. American Pharoah is the latest equine star seeking his place in the history books. In the United States, the ‘Triple Crown’ consists of the Kentucky Derby, […]

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