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Knight To Behold takes Lingfield Derby Trial victory

The 7-1 chance Knight To Behold gets the better of odds-on favourite Kew Gardens to win the Derby Trial at Lingfield

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Chester Cup: Magic Circle wins on first outing for Dr Marwan Koukash

Magic Circle produces a late charge to win the Chester Cup on the six-year-old’s first outing since being bought by Dr Marwan Koukash.

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Jockey Victoria Smith to ride first race as a woman

Transgender jockey Victoria Smith won 250 races when she was Vince Smith. Now she’s riding her first race as a woman.

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Chester Races: Ryan Moore and Aidan O’Brien win Dee and Ormonde Stakes

Idaho races clear to win the Ormonde Stakes and complete the double for jockey Ryan Moore and trainer Aidan O’Brien on day two of the May meeting at Chester.

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Chester Races: Young Rascal claims Chester Vase win for William Haggas

Young Rascal, ridden by James Doyle, wins the 100th running of the Chester Vase on the opening day of the May meeting.

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Goodwood: British Horseracing Authority says violence ‘casts sport in a poor light’

Violent brawls at Goodwood racecourse on Saturday “casts the sport in a poor light”, say horse racing chiefs.

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Eight guilty of doping offences in ‘biggest Australia racing scandal’

Five horse trainers and three stablehands were behind “brazen attempts to cheat”, a tribunal finds.

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Woman wins $1.2m on $18 Kentucky Derby bet

Margaret Reid correctly picks the winners on five horse races to rack up a stunning payout.

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Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Enable out until August after injury

Last year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Enable will be out of action until at least August after a training injury.

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66-1 outsider Billesdon Brook claims 1,000 Guineas

Billesdon Brook, Richard Hannon’s 66-1 outsider, wins the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket, with Aidan O’Brien’s favourite Happily third.

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Kentucky Derby: Aidan O’Brien denied as Justify wins at Churchill Downs

Unbeaten favourite Justify wins the Kentucky Derby as Aidan O’Brien’s Mendelssohn finishes last.

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2,000 Guineas: Saxon Warrior wins at Newmarket for Aidan O’Brien

Aidan O’Brien wins a ninth 2,000 Guineas as his son Donnacha rides Saxon Warrior to victory at Newmarket.

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Twiston-Davies to leave Nicholls role as Cobden steps up

Sam Twiston-Davies is to go freelance and will be replaced by Harry Cobden as number one jockey for top jumps trainer Paul Nicholls.

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Kentucky Derby: Trainer Aidan O’Brien aims to create history at Churchill Downs

Trainer Aidan O’Brien hopes to train the first European-based winner of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

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Jockey suspended after weighing in lighter following toilet visit

Stevie Donohoe is banned for three days and loses nearly £300 in prize money after he weighs in light following a toilet visit.

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Newmarket: Gustav Klimt heads 2,000 Guineas contenders for Aidan O’Brien

Trainer Aidan O’Brien has three horses left in Saturday’s 2,000 Guineas, including favourite Gustav Klimt.

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