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Curragh 29-6-19 SISKIN & Colin Keane are easy winners of the Group 2 Gain Railway Stakes. Photo Healy Racing /
Curragh 29-6-19 SOVEREIGN & Padraig Beggy win the Group 1 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Photo Healy Racing /
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Beverley Racecourse has a very stiff uphill finish - Pic Steven Cargill /
ADVERTISE ridden by Frankie Dettori beating Forever In Dreams (orange) in The Commonwealth Cup (Group 1) at Royal Ascot 21/6/19 Photo Ian Headington /
Blue Point and James Doyle just beats Dream Of Dreams in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot. 22/6/2019 Pic Steve Davies/
BIOMETRIC (centre, Harry Bentley) beats TURGENEV (right) in The Britannia Stakes Royal Ascot 20 Jun 2019 - Pic Steven Cargill /
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Race histories 10: The Dee Stakes

The Dee Stakes has long been recognised as a Derby Trial, although…

Alter egos 14: Walter de la Mare

Racing is no different to any other walk of life in that most…

Alter egos 13: Cristoforo Colombo

In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue. So…

Lost Racecourses 7: Rugby

The old Rugby racecourse lies next to the A5, just a couple of…

Alter egos 12: Sam Spade

Sam Spade is the fictional private detective at the heart of…

Lost racecourse 6 - Lincoln and the Lincolnshire Handicap

For the best part of 200 years racing people knew that the first…

Lost racecourses 5 - Cheltenham Park

Until 2009 Gloucestershire was not the only place to host racing…

Alter egos 11: Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill died on 24 January 1965. During his long life…

Alter egos 11 - Dunlough Bay

In a week in which there has been a lot of attention on cocaine,…