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Raising the horse racing bar: How remote production and distribution are changing the industry

POSTED: June 7, 2021

Last year, the pandemic forced horse race tracks to rethink the status quo. But it wasn’t all bad: Pioneers who tried new production and distribution...

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St Mark’s Basilica wins Qatar Prix du Jockey Club (French Derby) at Chantilly

POSTED: June 6, 2021

St Mark’s Basilica (11/4f) completed a French Classic double on Sunday and in the process gave Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien his first victory in the...

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Overcoming The Odds

POSTED: June 6, 2021

Hard work and patience keep Sharp focused.  It’s always seemed that Thoroughbred trainer Paul Sharp has been on the fringes, an outsider, but despite the...

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16/1 chance Adayar wins the Cazoo Derby for jockey Adam Kirby and trainer Charlie Appleby

POSTED: June 5, 2021

Godolphin’s Adayar (16/1) and jockey Adam Kirby were winners of the Group 1 Cazoo Derby at Epsom, England, on Saturday, with the pre-race favourite Bolshoi...

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Twelve runners in Saturday’s Cazoo Derby at Epsom

POSTED: June 4, 2021

Twelve colts will line-up for the Cazoo Derby at Epsom, England, on Saturday with the Premier Classic the feature race on Day 2 of the...

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Joseph O’Brien discusses his Belmont Park runners with Past The Wire

POSTED: June 4, 2021

Irish trainer Joseph O’Brien runs two horses at Belmont Park on Friday. This morning the former Irish champion flat rider and now successful handler spoke...

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Aidan O’Brien discusses his Epsom Derby contenders

POSTED: June 1, 2021

Cazoo Derby record holder Aidan O’Brien spoke to the media today ahead of the Cazoo Derby Festival at Epsom, England, on Friday and Saturday 4...

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Uberleben takes out 82nd Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) at Tokyo

POSTED: May 25, 2021

Third favourite Uberleben, a filly by Gold Ship, won the Grade 1 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks), the second leg of the Japanese Fillies’ Triple Crown...

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Noel Meade “can die a happy man” after first Group 1 success

POSTED: May 25, 2021

“I can die a happy man” was the response of trainer Noel Meade as Helvic Dream (8/1) gave him a first Group 1 victory on...

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