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William Buick: Jockey out for at least six weeks after fall at Arlington

Jockey William Buick will be sidelined for at least six weeks after being injured in a fall in the United States. He was unseated as Royal Ascot winner Permian was fatally injured after coming last in the Secretariat Stakes at Arlington on 12 August. Buick, 29, suffered a compression of ...

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William Buick: Jockey home after fall from Permian at Arlington

William Buick is recovering at home after being injured in a fall from his mount Permian, who was fatally injured in the Secretariat Stakes at Arlington. The jockey was unseated as Dante Stakes and Royal Ascot winner Permian, trained by Mark Johnston, broke down after crossing the line in last ...

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William Buick: Jockey in hospital after Permian dies in Secretariat Stakes at Arlington

Jockey William Buick is in hospital after his mount Permian died in the Secretariat Stakes at Arlington in the USA. Buick was unseated as Dante Stakes and Royal Ascot winner Permian, trained by Mark Johnston, broke down after crossing the line in last place. Assistant trainer Charlie Johnston said Permian ...

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Shergar Cup: Great Britain and Ireland win with Fran Berry top jockey at Ascot

Great Britain and Ireland have been crowned the victorious team in the 2017 Shergar Cup at Ascot. Fran Berry’s winning ride aboard the Tim Easterby-trained Golden Apollo in the concluding six-furlong sprint clinched victory for the home team. They triumphed with 86 points ahead of the Rest of the World ...

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Yarmouth 'wrong horse' disqualified & trainer fined

The ‘wrong horse’ who won a race at Yarmouth at odds of 50-1 has been disqualified by the British Horseracing Authority and her trainer fined £1,500. Two-year-old Mandarin Princess, trained by Charlie McBride, was declared the winner on 27 July after beating Fyre Cay. But a scan afterwards identified the ...

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Champions Day: Enable tops entry list for Britain's richest race day

Enable heads the list of entries for this year’s Champions Day, Britain’s richest race day, at Ascot. The John Gosden-trained filly took the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot last month, to add to wins in the English and Irish Oaks. She is one of 49 horses ...

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Glorious Goodwood: Lancelot Du Lac takes surprise victory in Stewards' Cup

Qatar Goodwood Festival Venue: Goodwood racecourse Dates: 1-5 August Coverage: Commentary and updates on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website Frankie Dettori took a surprise victory on the 25-1 shot Lancelot Du Lac in the Stewards’ Cup on the fifth and final day of flat racing’s Goodwood ...

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Hayley Turner to ride in France for female weight allowance

British Flat racing’s most successful female jockey Hayley Turner is to ride in France to take advantage of the controversial 2kg (4.4 lb) weight allowance for horses ridden by women. The allowance was introduced in February to compensate for a supposed lack of strength in the saddle. Turner, 34, will ...

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Glorius Goodwood: Battaash wins King George Stakes

Qatar Goodwood Festival Venue: Goodwood racecourse Dates: 1-5 August Coverage: Commentary and updates on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website Battaash eased to sprint victory with a brilliant display in the King George Stakes at Glorius Goodwood. The Jim Crowley ridden three-year-old impressed in his Group Two ...

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Glorious Goodwood: Sarah Ayton 'will keep riding' after disappointment in Magnolia Cup

Qatar Goodwood Festival Venue: Goodwood racecourse Dates: 1-5 August Coverage: Commentary and updates on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website Double Olympic champion Sarah Ayton says she “plans to keep riding” after a disappointing run in the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood. Ayton, who won sailing gold in ...

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