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Heavyweight duels await as stakes rise in Europe

Spain-Italy and France-Netherlands among the standout matches Germany, Poland and Belgium look to tighten grip on 2018 berths Denmark and Scotland among struggling sides facing must-win matches With less than ten months to go until Russia 2018 gets underway, everything is still to play for in Europe as the battle ...

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Ebor Festival: Marsha wins Nunthorpe Stakes at York

Marsha pipped Lady Aurelia to the post to win the Nunthorpe Stakes on day three of the Ebor Festival at York. Lady Aurelia, the Frankie Dettori-ridden favourite, led just strides from the line but Luke Morris closed aboard Sir Mark Prescott’s 8-1 shot to win in a photo finish, with ...

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Juddmonte International Stakes: Ulysses and Barney Roy to meet again at York

Ulysses and Barney Roy are to meet in a rematch of their Coral-Eclipse duel at Juddmonte’s International Stakes at York on Wednesday. The pair, who thrilled fans in a tight finish at Sandown last month, lead the field of seven. The line-up for the mile-and-a-quarter race also includes Aidan O’Brien’s ...

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Golden Rush: Vegas stakes its claim to the West

1:24 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — In the northwest crevice of Idaho, among swaths of national forests and lakes encircled by lanky pine trees, there is only one indoor hockey rink. Until 2008, it was called the Kyro Ice Facility, part of the Kootenai Youth Recreation Organization, ...

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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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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: 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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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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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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