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Deirdre team not ruling out tackling golden girl Enable at Longchamp

Deirdre could yet bid to become Japan's first winner of the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at the start of next month with connections not ruling out a supplementary entry for Saturday's unlucky Irish Champions Stakes fourth.

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Connections of returning Magical Memory dreaming of repeat Stewards' Cup bid

Connections of 2015 Stewards' Cup winner Magical Memory are hoping to return to Glorious Goodwood next year, despite the Charlie Hills-trained grey being off the track since May 2018 with a leg injury.

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Globetrotting Benbatl to stay closer to home after exhausting year on the road

Benbatl, who was last seen chasing home wondermare Winx in the Cox Plate in Australia last October, could make his return to action in the Group 2 Shadwell Joel Stakes at Newmarket next week.

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Hugo Palmer tempted by Fillies' Mile bid with Guineas hope Powerful Breeze

Classic-winning trainer Hugo Palmer is considering supplementing May Hill winner and 1,000 Guineas hope Powerful Breeze in the Group 1 bet365 Fillies’ Mile at Newmarket next month.

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Dakota Gold and Equilateral to face off at Newbury on Saturday

It is not quite a clash of the Battaash-Mabs Cross level, but sprinters from the yards of Charlie Hills and Michael Dods are due to do battle at Newbury on Saturday in the Dubai International Airport World Trophy Stakes.

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Magical back on top in bid to be crowned Cartier Horse Of The Year

Magical has regained top spot in the Cartier Horse Of The Year and Cartier Older Horse categories after securing her second G1 of the campaign in the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on September 14, day one of Irish Champions Weekend.

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Star-studded Gold Trail commences NZB Filly of the Year Series

The stage is set for some early fireworks in the 2019-20 New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series, with a high-quality field assembled for Saturday’s first leg, the $70,000 Group 3 Hawke’s Bay Breeders Gold Trail Stakes (1200m) at Hastings.

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Tregoning readying Greenham winner Mohaather for QEII tilt on Champions Day

Greenham winner Mohaather is being lined up to return from six months out in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes on Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot.

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Newbury to review prize-money investment in face of betting shop closures

Newbury racecourse has said it will be "carefully reviewing" its investment in prize-money at the track due to the "significant risk" of falling income caused by betting shop closures.

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Donnacha O'Brien expecting title battle with Colin Keane to go the distance

Donnacha O'Brien says retaining the jockeys' title would mean a great deal to him but expects the challenge from rival Colin Keane to be relentless as the race enters its final few furlongs.

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Balding on weather watch for Ayr Gold Cup bid with Donjuan Triumphant

Andrew Balding has warned that Donjuan Triumphant, winner of the 2017 Ayr Gold Cup replacement race, is not a certain runner in Saturday’s £200,000 handicap due to concerns over the drying ground.

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Another year to remember at Thirsk

Another excellent season at Thirsk came to a close yesterday as the racecourse staged its 16th fixture of 2019 on Monday, September 16.

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RITA chief executive to step down

New Zealand Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) chief executive John Allen is stepping down from his role at the end of the year.

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Gosden and Dettori eye $27 million Saudi Cup fixture as undercard is announced

Almost $7 million in prize-money will be up for grabs on the undercard at the inaugural running of the world’s richest race, the $20m Saudi Cup, after the five supporting contests were unveiled in London on Monday.

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Frustration for Mark Johnston as Walk In Marrakesh is just denied in Natalma

Mark Johnston, who saddled the second and third in Saturday's William Hill St Leger, was just denied Grade 1 success at Woodbine on Sunday after Walk In Marrakesh lost out by a nose to Abscond in the Natalma Stakes.

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Curragh boss Pat Keogh happy with crowd but admits more work still to be done

The team at the Curragh should be proud with how they catered for 10,075 people on day two of Irish Champions Weekend on Sunday, according to the track's new boss Pat Keogh,who admits there is still a lot of work to be done at the revamped venue.

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Kentucky Derby fever is raging -- already -- after some top candidates for the 2020 Run for the Roses turned in some top performances in weekend horse racing.

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