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Jul 11

Frankie Dettori: Jockey to return at Newmarket after injury

Frankie Dettori makes his return to the saddle on Thursday after suffering a shoulder injury that ruled him out of Ascot last month.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40571923

Jul 08

Coral-Eclipse: Ulysses pips Barney Roy at Sandown Park

Ulysses wins a thrilling race to edge Barney Roy on the line in the Group One Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Park.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40544086

Jul 07

Musselburgh gets temporary licence

Musselburgh Racecourse is granted a temporary licence until the end of the year, with a review of the track’s governance agreed.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40463775

Jul 07

Mercy Rimell: Champion Hurdle-winning trainer dies aged 98

Champion Hurdle-winning former trainer Mercy Rimell, who also saddled four Grand National winners with husband Fred, dies aged 98.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40530207

Jul 06

Yanworth trainer Alan King fined over failed drugs test

Trainer Alan King is fined £2,000 after Champion Hurdle favourite Yanworth failed a drugs test following a seventh-place finish in the race at Cheltenham.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40525044

Jul 06

BHA admits ‘issue’ as Royal Parks wins race 24 hours after colic withdrawal

• Horse was scratched on vet’s certificate a day before success
• Governing body concerned about the perception of the public

The British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it is “aware that public perception is an issue” when horses are scratched from races on a vet’s certificate but compete again soon afterwards, following the easy success of Royal Parks in a race at Haydock on Thursday afternoon less than 24 hours after the same horse was taken out of a race at Kempton Park as it was suffering from colic.

Royal Parks, whose trainer James Tate is a qualified vet, romped to a three-and-a-half-length success in the Longines Irish Champions Weekend Novice Stakes, having been scratched from a less valuable novice event at Kempton on Wednesday evening.

Related: Musselburgh meetings may be scrapped due to bitter internal row

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/jul/06/bha-kempton-haydock-racing-royal-parks

Jul 05

Ryan Moore: Flat Jockey rides 2,000th British winner

Jockey Ryan Moore clocks up his 2,000th Flat winner in Britain at Kempton on Wednesday evening.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40515154

Jul 05

Yanworth: Champion Hurdle favourite failed drugs test after Cheltenham race

Champion Hurdle favourite Yanworth failed a drugs test after finishing seventh in the race at Cheltenham in March.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40504432

Jul 04

Horse at centre of Cheltenham Festival doping inquiry possible Perth runner

• Anseanachai Cliste down to run at Scottish track on Thursday
• Blood-covered syringe reportedly found in box on Gold Cup day

Anseanachai Cliste, a nine-year-old chaser at the centre of a possible doping inquiry triggered by events at the Cheltenham Festival on Gold Cup day, remains a possible runner at Perth on Thursday after being withdrawn from two engagements at the same track on Wednesday.

Stephen McConville, who trains Anseanachai Cliste in Portadown, County Armagh, and his son Michael, who has ridden the horse regularly in point-to-point events, have been under investigation by the British Horseracing Authority since the horse was taken out of the Foxhunters’ Chase, the race after the Gold Cup, at Cheltenham on 17 March.

Related: Talking Horses: French rider urges use of female weight claim elsewhere

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/jul/04/horse-anseanachai-cliste-centre-cheltenham-festival-horse-racing-doping-inquiry-perth-runner

Jul 03

Hayley Turner: Britain’s most successful female jockey wins on comeback

Britain’s most successful female jockey Hayley Turner rides another winner as she makes a brief comeback from retirement.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40488794

Jul 03

Stephen McConville: Inquiry into Cheltenham Festival trainer ongoing, says BHA

An inquiry into trainer Stephen McConville continues after the BHA ordered one of his horses to be withdrawn from the Cheltenham Festival.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40479939

Jul 02

Wings Of Eagles: Epsom Derby winner retired after fracture

Epsom Derby winner Wings Of Eagles is retired after suffering an injury in the Irish Derby on Saturday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40473295

Jul 01

Irish Derby: Capri wins to give trainer Aidan O’Brien a 12th success

Capri wins the Irish Derby at The Curragh to give trainer Aidan O’Brien his 12th success in the Grade One race.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40470275

Jun 29

Michelle Payne: Jockey gets four-week ban for failed drugs test

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne is banned from riding until 21 July after testing positive for a banned substance.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-40440387

Jun 28

Godolphin owner Sheikh Mohammed helps save namesake village’s chapel

Villagers wrote to the ruler of Dubai in a last ditch attempt to raise money for the building.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-40431594

Jun 28

Michelle Payne: Melbourne Cup-winning jockey ’embarrassed’ after failed test

Trailblazing rider Michelle Payne is “disappointed and embarrassed” after testing positive for a banned substance, says a jockeys’ chief.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/40430727

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