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Barney Roy wins as Churchill fourth at Royal Ascot

Barney Roy caused an upset on day one of the Royal Ascot meeting to win the St James’s Palace Stakes as favourite Churchill finished fourth. The 5-2 winner, ridden by James Doyle for trainer Richard Hannon, won from Lancaster Bomber in a course record. It completed an opening-day Group One ...

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Irish 2,000 Guineas: Odds-on favourite Churchill completes double

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Churchill completed the 2,000 Guineas double by adding the Irish version to his success three weeks ago at Newmarket. Ridden by Ryan Moore, Churchill eased to the front with more than a furlong to go to win ahead of runner-up Thunder Show with Irishcorrespondent in third. Galileo ...

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Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming wins at Churchill Downs

Always Dreaming gave trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez their second victories in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Velazquez kept 9-2 shot Always Dreaming in a good position during the one-and-a-quarter-mile race and won by almost three lengths from Lookin At Lee. Battle of Midway held on for ...

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Churchill wins 2,000 Guineas to give Aidan O'Brien a record-breaking eighth win

Churchill, the 6-4 favourite, won the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket to give trainer Aidan O’Brien a record-breaking eighth win in the Classic. It was jockey Ryan Moore’s second win in the race, having ridden O’Brien’s previous winner Gleneagles, in 2015. Barney Roy (7-2) was second ahead of third-favourite Al Wukair ...

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