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Japan calls off races because of virus

Race meetings across Japan scheduled for this weekend were called off on Friday after equine influenza was detected in more than 20 horses. The Japan Racing Association (JRA) were forced

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Nagore Otaño in tragic accident

Twenty six year old Nagore Otaño died on Sunday evening at San Sebastián Hospital (Spain) after suffering a fall earlier in the afternoon during the second race of the fifth

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Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro put down

Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro was put to death on Monday, ending an eight-month drama and outpouring of public support after the colt shattered his right hind leg in the Preakness

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Odds for Prince William and Kate to Get Engaged and Wed Slashed……

With the heightened security around Kate Middleton and a sudden rush of punters wanting to bet on a Royal engagement and wedding in 2007, bookmakers William Hill have slashed the

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Deep Impact disqualified from Arc

Japanese thoroughbred Deep Impact has been disqualified from a third-place finish in last month's Arc de Triomphe, after testing positive for a banned substance. The horse's trainer Yasuo Ikee has

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Champion steeplechaser Desert Orchid dies at 27

Desert Orchid, one of the most popular and famous racehorses in Britain, died in his stable on Monday at the age of 27. The flamboyant grey steeplechaser, affectionately known as

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Fallon barred from British racing

Kieren Fallon has been suspended by the Horseracing Regulatory Authority from all racing in Britain after being charged with conspiracy to defraud. The ex-champion jockey is one of eight people

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Royal Ascot 2006

In October 2005, Ascot Racecourse confirmed that the Royal Meeting will return to its Berkshire home in 2006. The Royal Meeting will run from today 20th to Saturday 24th June

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Ponte de Lima claims horse betting…

It's not Ascot, but horse racing and betting is allowed at the Calvelo complex in Ponte de Lima where the infrastructures comprising a hippodrome cost 12 years ago approximately a

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Riding Centre at Baião to promote “garrano” trot racing

The Riding Centre at Baião has finalized an agreement with the local municipal authorities and will be organizing a number of equestrian events, including “garrano” trot racing, show jumping and