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Irish St Leger: Aidan O’Brien completes weekend Classic double after Curragh win

Aidan O’Brien completes a weekend St Leger double as Flag of Honour wins the Irish Classic after Kew Gardens’ Doncaster triumph.

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Saxon Warrior & Alpha Centauri retired after injuries at Leopardstown

Leading flat racing horses Alpha Centauri and Saxon Warrior are retired after suffering injuries in races at Leopardstown.

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St Leger: Aidan O’Brien’s Kew Gardens beats Lah Ti Dar

Aidan O’Brien’s Kew Gardens beats favourite Lah Ti Dar to win the oldest and final classic of the season, the St Leger Stakes at Doncaster.

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Thomas Hobson captures Doncaster Cup for Mullins

Thomas Hobson wins the Doncaster Cup from Max Dynamite in a one-two for Irish trainer Willie Mullins.

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St Leger: Lah Ti Dar to run in Doncaster race for John Gosden

Lah Ti Dar replaces Kew Gardens as favourite for Saturday’s St Leger at Doncaster after being confirmed as a runner.

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Towcester racecourse: Administrators looking for October sale

Administrators of Towcester’s racecourse and greyhound track have 25 interested parties, and want to conclude a deal in October.

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Salisbury race meet cancelled due because of a bug infestation

Salisbury Racecourse has been forced to cancel a twilight meet due to due to an infestation of chafer grubs.

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Trainers receive warning about use of drug which may contain steroids

• BHA will issue advisory notice on product Regu-Mate• Black Caviar trainer says ‘all my better mares were on it’Trainers in Britain are to be warned about their use of the product Regu-Mate following tests in Australia which suggest it may contain ana…

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Dettori misses Haydock race after plane drama closes runway

Haydock’s runway was closed when a plane carrying horse trainer Richard Hannon clipped a helicopter.

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Enable: Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner takes victory on comeback at Kempton

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Enable, ridden by Frankie Dettori, returns to the track with victory in the September Stakes at Kempton.

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Ex-owner once banned indefinitely by BHA behind ambitious Newmarket yard

• Gary Banham backing new venture after assurances to officials• Banham was banned by BHA in relation to Sabre Light caseA man who was banned from racing for threatening investigators has managed to get his suspension lifted and is believed to have bou…

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Jockey Club’s £1m Triple Crown bonus renewed

Native River and Might Bite are set to target next year’s £1m Triple Crown bonus, to be renewed again by the Jockey Club.

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Too Darn Hot enhances reputation with Sandown win

Too Darn Hot, ridden by Frankie Dettori, enhances his reputation as a major contender for Flat racing’s Classics with success in the Solario Stakes.

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Talking Horses: BHA deserve praise for punter-focused stewarding

The way the British Horseracing Authority wants their team of stewards to look at a race will bring them a lot closer to punters and they way they scrutinise the action at the trackI enjoyed listening the other day as a new future for racecourse stewar…

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BHA admit their mistake in proposing to finish using volunteer stewards

• Situation caused ‘ill will’ and ‘could have been handled better’ • Stewards’ panels will use only one volunteer from next yearRacing’s ruling body has accepted it made a mistake last year when it suggested the days of volunteer stewards were over as …

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Talking Horses: BHA and trainers need to talk about medication

In light of the recent Bastiman case, racing’s rulers could usefully ensure that trainers are not over-using medicationThe written reasons for the Bastiman verdict, published on Tuesday, were extensive and helpful, as verdicts have usually been since d…

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