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Trainer Robin Bastiman banned from racing for three years

Trainer Robin Bastiman banned for three years by the BHA after admitting to administering his horse with cobalt in 2016.

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Talking Horses: medication a hot topic in wake of Bastiman case

Worrying evidence was heard last week about medication practices that apparently persisted for years at one stable The extent to which racehorses are medicated is a topic of conversation once more, or should be, following the extraordinary evidence giv…

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Alpha Centauri wins Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville

The brilliant filly Alpha Centauri wins her fourth straight Group One race with a comfortable victory in the Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville.

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Turner top jockey as women defeat men at Shergar Cup

Hayley Turner is the top rider as a team of female jockeys beat their male counterparts for the second time to win the Shergar Cup at Ascot.

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Robin Bastiman risks ban after admitting he lied to disciplinary panel

• Level of cobalt in John Caesar was three times the threshold• Trainer initially denied injecting B12 on racedaysRobin Bastiman, famous for training Borderlescott to win two Nunthorpes, admitted lying to a disciplinary panel during an occasionally dra…

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Talking Horses: Rebecca Bastiman and father face cobalt hearing at BHA

The Bastimans are charged as a result of a raised reading for cobalt given by John Caesar after a race he won in 2016New ground will be broken on Friday morning, which brings the first disciplinary hearing involving a British-based trainer charged with…

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British Champions Day: Cracksman and Poet’s Word to take part in Ascot races

Four of the world’s top six horses will race at Ascot’s British Champions Day in October, the lucrative finale to the season’s flat racing.

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Gifted Master wins Stewards’ Cup in photo finish at Goodwood

Gifted Master pipped Justanotherbottle in a photo finish to claim the Stewards’ Cup at Glorious Goodwood.

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Glorious Goodwood: Battaash wins back-to-back King George Stakes

Battaash eases to victory to become the first horse to claim back-to-back wins in the Group Two King George Stakes at Goodwood.

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Galway Racing Festival: Sharjah storms to Galway Hurdle win

Sharjah leads home a Willie Mullins-trained one-two in the Galway Hurdle on day four of the Galway Festival.

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Glorious Goodwood: Wild Illusion wins Nassau Stakes

Wild Illusion, ridden by William Buick, runs out a comfortable victor in the Nassau Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

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Galway Racing Festival: Clarcam claims shock Galway Plate win

The Gordon Elliott-trained Clarcam is a surprise winner of the Galway Plate on day three of the Galway Races.

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Glorious Goodwood: Sussex Stakes success for Lightning Spear

Lightning Spear benefits from a patient ride by jockey Oisin Murphy to win the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood.

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Glorious Goodwood: Stradivarius beats Torcedor to win Goodwood Cup

The odds-on favourite Stradivarius makes it back-to-back Goodwood Cup wins after edging out rival Torcedor.

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Ruby Walsh: Jockey returns from broken leg with Galway win

Ruby Walsh returns from a second broken leg in quick succession with victory in the opening race at the Galway Festival.

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King George: Poet’s Word triumphs at Ascot to give Sir Michael Stoute record win

Poet’s Word wins the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot – handing trainer Sir Michael Stoute a record sixth success in the race.

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