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City Ballerina can keep Harrington dancing

20 hours 19 min ago
THE champagne is likely to have been flowing in Moone last night as Jessica Harrington toasted her first Royal Ascot success with Alpha Centauri but the 71-year-old's thirst for winners continues closer to home today.
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Harry Angel to light the way in Ascot sprint

20 hours 19 min ago
Betting on horses is not simply about finding the most likely winner of a race - anyone can do that quite easily, with the favourite being the obvious place to start.
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Stradivarius hits highest note for Dettori

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 02:30
By all logic the Gold Cup should not produce the best finish of the meeting, but Royal Ascot's oldest and most prestigious contest conjured up another thriller yesterday when Stradivarius, the 7/4 joint-favourite, stayed on best of all to beat Vazirabad and Torcedor at the end of a three-way scrap through the last quarter-mile.
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'Alpha' can break Harrington's duck

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 02:30
There are very few trainers who have the distinction of notching Cheltenham Festival and Royal Ascot winners and Jessica Harrington bids to add her name to that select list with Alpha Centauri a leading fancy in today's Group One Coronation Stakes (4.20).
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'That's 60 wins here and I'm only 47' - Frankie Dettori beams after landing sixth Royal Ascot Gold Cup win

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 16:39
Stradivarius claimed victory in a thrilling renewal of the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.
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Desert Skyline to reach Gold heights for Elsworth

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 02:30
Order Of St George attempts to become only the second horse since World War II - the other was Kayf Tara - to regain an Ascot Gold Cup, having won it in 2016 and been the narrowest of runners-up last year.
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Here come the girls: all-female syndicate behind Chicas Amigas heads to Ascot

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 02:30
The all-woman racing syndicate 'It's All About The Girls' are heading to Royal Ascot tomorrow hoping for victory with Chicas Amigas.
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Mullins hits Ascot jackpot as Lagostovegas strikes gold

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 02:30
Willie Mullins saddled his sixth Royal Ascot winner as Lagostovegas gave the Closutton handler a fourth winner in the Ascot Stakes.
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Cracksman a tough nut but 'Hawk' can swoop

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 02:30
There are no prizes for guessing where all the attention will be on day two at Royal Ascot with the brilliant Cracksman headlining another mouthwatering card.
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Condon can beat big guns with Romanised

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 02:30
With 61 Royal Ascot winners and nearly half of his 131 Festival runners winning or placing in the past five years, Aidan O'Brien is the man to follow with the Ballydoyle maestro mob-handed on the opening day.
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Flattering bounces back in O'Brien treble

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 02:30
Flattering made the most of having her sights lowered when claiming the spoils in yesterday's Munster Oaks at Cork.
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Kirby sights set on more Ascot glory

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 18:30
The grass may grow in Adam Kirby's paddocks at Vicarage Farm Stud just outside Newmarket but it certainly does not grow under his feet.
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Dods' delight at daughter's York victory

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 18:30
Michael Dods claimed watching his daughter Sophie win the Queen Mother's Cup at York on Mister Belvedere "means as much as winning the Nunthorpe".
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Royal Ascot is Flat racing's Cheltenham and this year should deliver some thrilling battles

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 17:00
All the tradition, fashion, ceremony and memories of Audrey Hepburn in a bonnet sometimes make it easy to forget what an outstanding event Royal Ascot is from a purely sporting perspective. The eight Group One races in the festival makes it the closest thing Flat racing has to a Cheltenham.
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Unexposed Jaega looks one to follow at Cork

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 02:30
With Royal Ascot on the horizon next week, it's quantity over quality on these shores this weekend but Cork's Flat fixture tomorrow has plenty to get your teeth stuck into.
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Wayne Bailey: Koditime can take step up to Listed level

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 02:30
It's a relatively quiet day on the racing front with a couple of Listed races at York and Sandown as the features - although you could say it's the calm before the storm with plenty of top-class action in store at Royal Ascot, which kicks off on Tuesday.
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Dettori 'excited' about Cracksman bid

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 02:30
Franke Dettori has full confidence that Cracksman will leave his sub-par Epsom display behind him when he tackles next Wednesday's Prince of Wales's Stakes as one of the warmest favourites at the star-studded five-day Royal Ascot meeting.
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Condon eyes Palace raid for Romanised

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 02:30
Irish 2,000 Guineas hero Romanised features among 15 horses still in the mix for the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot next Tuesday.
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Rhododendron leads O'Brien Ascot bid

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 02:30
Royal Ascot has been a happy hunting ground for Aidan O'Brien and this year is likely to be no different with Rhododendron and Australian import Merchant Navy set to lead his charge next week.
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