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King George: Cracksman declared but Kew Gardens non-runner at Ascot

Cracksman is among eight declarations for Saturday’s King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot but Kew Gardens is a non-runner.

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American Triple Crown winner Justify is retired with an ankle injury

The undefeated American Triple Crown-winning racehorse Justify is retired because of an ankle injury.

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‘The horse stepped on me and the injury could have been life-threatening… but I have no regrets’

Jockey Bryony Frost says she suffered injuries that “could have been life-threatening” after a horse stood on her abdomen following a fall earlier this month.

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Irish Oaks: Sea of Class makes late burst to win for jockey James Doyle

Sea of Class wins a thrilling finish to the Irish Oaks to clinch a treble of group wins for jockey James Doyle at the Curragh.

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Faugheen vet Tim Brennan cleared of passing on inside information

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

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Tim Brennan cleared of passing on information about Faugheen injury

• Disciplinary panel said there were other possible sources• BHA left to explain why it had pursued case relating to vetTim Brennan has been cleared of the accusation that he passed on inside information about an injury to Faugheen before the 2016 Cham…

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Talking Horses: fretting over the BHA’s case against Tim Brennan

Racing’s regulator appears to have no direct evidence the Brennan brothers spoke on the critical day or that Faugheen was lame thenI see from social media that some have not grasped how circumstantial the case is against the vet Tim Brennan, who has be…

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Talking Horses: Willie Mullins makes no bones about who runs his stable

It was entertaining to hear the great trainer outline how few people get a look-in on the decision-making process at his Carlow yardYou may be familiar with how much personal authority Willie Mullins has at his County Carlow yard but it was entertainin…

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Corruption case against Willie Mullins’ vet described as ‘complete fantasy’

• Tim Brennan alleged to have passed inside information• His brother layed Faugheen before it was declared a non-runnerA corruption case brought against Willie Mullins’ vet has been condemned by defence lawyers as “complete fantasy”, at a regulatory he…

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Frankie Dettori’s ban for careless riding on Angel’s Hideaway is reduced on appeal

Jockey Frankie Dettori’s riding ban is reduced from 10 days to six on appeal but it rules him out of the King George at Ascot.

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Masar: Derby winner to miss rest of season because of leg injury

Godolphin’s Masar, who won last month’s Derby at Epsom will not race again this season because of a leg injury.

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July Cup: US Navy Flag beats Brando to win at Newmarket

US Navy Flag, under jockey Ryan Moore, produces an impressive run to hold off Brando and win Saturday’s July Cup at Newmarket.

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Banned Dettori to miss King George and Glorious Goodwood

Frankie Dettori is given a 10-day ban for careless riding, meaning he will miss the King George and Glorious Goodwood festival.

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Talking Horses: impressive legal team lined up for Tim Brennan defence

‘I’m going to prove that these allegations are false,’ Kilkenny vet says, and he will not be short of expert legal assistanceSome people have clearly not done enough preparation when they sit down in front of a disciplinary panel of the British Horsera…

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Is teenage racing prodigy the next AP McCoy

BBC Sport Wales meets the 17-year-old sensation who’s tipped for the very top and has already been likened to the great AP McCoy.

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Finian’s Oscar dies after operation following colic, says Colin Tizzard

Popular steeplechaser Finian’s Oscar dies following complications after treatment for colic, says trainer Colin Tizzard.

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