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Glorious Goodwood: Here Comes When wins Sussex 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 Here Comes When edged out Ribchester in a surprise victory in the Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood after Churchill was withdrawn before the race. Pre-race favourite Ribchester ...

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The gold-winning blonde in a boat ready for 'fear' of being a jockey

Qatar Goodwood Festival Venue: Goodwood racecourse Dates: 1-5 August Coverage: Commentary and updates on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website On Thursday, double-Olympic sailing gold medallist Sarah Ayton will face the “fear” of riding a horse in front of 25,000 people at the Glorious Goodwood festival. Ayton, ...

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Stradivarius wins Goodwood Cup to deny treble for Big Orange

Qatar Goodwood Festival Venue: Goodwood racecourse Dates: 1-5 August Coverage: Commentary and updates on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website Stradivarius won the Goodwood Cup as favourite Big Orange missed out on a record third successive victory. Jockey Andrea Atzeni rode the John Gosden trained three-year-old to ...

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Enable wins King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Dual Oaks winner and race favourite Enable, ridden by Frankie Dettori, has won the prestigious King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. The 5-4 shot, trained by John Gosden, saw off the challenge of 9-1 Ulysses in second, with 8-1 Idaho in third. Racing against older horses, the ...

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Horse racing: Can you guess the name of a horse just from its picture?

Could you identify one horse from the other? The ‘wrong horse’ won a race at odds of 50-1 at Great Yarmouth on Thursday. The two-year-old Mandarin Princess was declared the winner, when in fact it was its three-year-old stablemate Millie’s Kiss. Trainer Charlie McBride says he was “stressed and rushing” ...

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Yarmouth: Winner Mandarin Princess was actually stablemate Millie's Kiss

An investigation is to be carried out after the ‘wrong horse’ won a race at Great Yarmouth at odds of 50-1. The two-year-old Mandarin Princess, trained by Charlie McBride, was declared winner of the race at 13:40 BST after beating favourite Fyre Cay. But a scan afterwards identified the horse ...

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King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Dual Oaks winner Enable to feature

Flat racing’s dual Oaks winner Enable will line up in Saturday’s high-summer showpiece, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. The John Gosden-trained filly was ridden by Frankie Dettori to Oaks success at Epsom and in Ireland. Enable is favourite ahead of last year’s winner Highland Reel. ...

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Racing funding boost: Grassroots horseracing to receive £9.7m extra in 2018

Grassroots racing will receive an extra £9.7m in 2018 under new proposals from the British Horseracing Authority. The BHA aims to halt a decline in the number of horses taking part in races lower down the scale with an increase in prize money and appearance fees. The scheme has the ...

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Haydock races abandoned as stalls handler seriously injured

Racing at Haydock was abandoned on Friday after a stalls handler was seriously injured. An air ambulance was called and the handler was taken to hospital after being run over by the mobile starting stalls. More to follow Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Horse Racing

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