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Andrew Thornton: Jump jockey to retire after 28 years

Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Andrew Thornton will end a 28-year career at Uttoxeter on Wednesday.

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Prix du Jockey Club: Study of Man claims French derby

Study of Man wins the French derby in Chantilly, with the best of Aidan O’Brien’s four chances only finishing sixth.

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Epsom Derby: Masar wins as favourite Saxon Warrior finishes fourth

Masar denies odds-on favourite Saxon Warrior to win the Derby at Epsom, the penultimate British classic of the season.

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Forever Together gives trainer O’Brien seventh Oaks win

Trainer Aidan O’Brien wins his seventh Oaks as Forever Together, ridden by his son Donnacha, secures an emphatic victory at Epsom.

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Epsom Oaks: Wild Illusion’s owner delighted by form of favourite

Wild Illusion owner Charlie Appleby says he “couldn’t be happier” with the 5-2 Investec Oaks favourite.

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Epsom Derby: Favourite Saxon Warrior leads field

Saxon Warrior tops the field for Saturday’s Epsom Derby as he chases a triple crown.

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Epsom Derby 2018: Race schedule and BBC radio coverage

Full race schedule and BBC radio coverage times for the 2018 Epsom Derby Festival on 1-2 June.

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Irish 1,000 Guineas: Alpha Centauri wins for trainer Jessica Harrington

Trainer Jessica Harrington claims her biggest Flat racing victory as Alpha Centauri wins the Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

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Irish 2,000 Guineas: Romanised surprise winner at the Curragh

Long shot Romanised storms through to pull off an unexpected win in Saturday’s Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

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Carroll ‘massively disappointed’ by £200,000 fraud trial collapse

• Trainer issues denial he ‘directed the defendant’s activity’• Alex Frost has spoken about hopes for future of ToteTony Carroll said on Thursday that the collapse of a six-week fraud trial, which arose from a complaint he made against a former employe…

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TV presenter Hayley Moore tackles racehorse at Chepstow

At The Races presenter Hayley Moore grabs the reins of Give Em A Clump after he unseats his rider.

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Loose talk sees Steve Harman stepping down as BHA chairman in November

• Cheltenham lunch left him open to conflict of interest claim• ‘Inaccuracies’ in chairman’s account blamed for departureA lunch at the Cheltenham Festival and “inaccuracies” in his initial account of it appeared to have cost Steve Harman, the British …

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Epsom Derby: Roaring Lion confirmed to race by trainer John Gosden

Roaring Lion, the second favourite for next month’s Epsom Derby, is confirmed for the race by trainer John Gosden.

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Faugheen vet Tim Brennan charged with passing on inside information

Tim Brennan is accused of passing on inside information around the withdrawal of hurdler Faugheen from the 2016 Cheltenham Festival.

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Willie Mullins’ vet Tim Brennan accused of passing on inside information

• BHA charges relate to suspicious lay bets on Faugheen • Hurdler was withdrawn before 2016 Cheltenham FestivalWillie Mullins’s vet, Tim Brennan, has been accused by racing’s ruling body of telling his brother Michael about an injury to Faugheen before…

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Preakness Stakes: Justify on course for Triple crown after victory at Pimlico

Kentucky Derby winner Justify won the Preakness Stakes to stay on course to become the 13th horse to win US flat racing’s Triple Crown.

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