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Glória de Campeão wins de Dubai Cup

The brazilian horse Glória de Campeão won the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday in a photo finish, nosing out long-shot Lizard's Desire to capture the world's richest horse

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Tragic ending to the Ulster Grand National

There was a tragic ending to the Toals Bookmakers Ulster Grand National EBF Handicap Chase (03/03) at Downpatrick when the game winner Chief Oscar collasped 100 yards past the finish

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Arc heroine Zarkava produces first foal

The Aga Khan's exceptional mare Zarkava gave birth to her first foal at 9.30pm on Saturday evening. The new arrival is a grey filly by Gilltown Stud stallion Dalakhani. Pat

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US jockey apologises after starting a fight mid-horserace

A jockey in America has issued a public apology after starting a fight in the middle of a horserace. Eriluis Vaz said the fight during a race at Philadelphia Park

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Six jockeys injured in horse racing accident

Six jockeys were injured here in a large collision during Monday's races at the Japan Racing Association's (JRA) Nakayama Racecourse. The accident occurred in the fourth race, after the leading

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Alex Ferguson-owned What a Friend wins Lexus Chase

What A Friend, trained by all-conquering handler Paul Nicholls and ridden by Sam Thomas, just held off Money Trix and Joncol to take the prize at odds of 11/2. Thomas,

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Sea the Stars to stand at Aga Khan's Gilltown Stud

The Tsui family ended weeks of speculation Tuesday (20/10) when they announced that they are going to stand European superstar SEA THE STARS (Cape Cross [Ire]), at His Highness The

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Wetherby Racecourse in spotlight after horse fatalities

The racing track of Wetherby (Great-Britain) has to post a sad record. At one single day of racing (October 15th), a total of four horses died during races or had

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Del Mar is taking the sting out of its whips

On Wednesday, Delmar became the first California track to require riding crops that don't raise welts. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported the whips are made of softer leather or fabric.

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Trainer Nicky Henderson hit with record fine

Nicky Henderson faces an anxious wait to learn whether a £40,000 fine, the biggest ever handed to a trainer, plus a three-month ban for using a prohibited substance on a