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Capri a ray of sunshine for Moore in St Leger

By Bob Magill

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Desert Skyline, ridden by Silvestre de Sousa, centre, wins The Doncaster Cup on day three of the William Hill St Leger Festival. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Maiden Classic win in Jim Crowley’s sights in St Leger

Jim Crowley is aiming to cap a stellar season with a first 
Classic success aboard 
Crystal Ocean in the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster.

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Trainer Ruth Carr says Magical Effect was 'unlucky' at Catterick. Picture: PA.

Magical effect can cast his spell in Musselburgh handicap

Ruth Carr is looking forward to another big run from top-weight Magical Effect in the 
St Andrews Timber Handicap at Musselburgh this evening.

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Trainer William Haggas saddles Tirania in the �15,000 EBF Stallions Breeding Winners Fillies at Musselburgh. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Noel Wilson’s Kinloch Pride will be aimed ay Ayr Listed race

Kinloch Pride will be aimed 
at a Listed event after she landed her fifth race of the campaign in the feature race at Musselburgh.

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Trainer Kevin Ryan saddles Bogart in the Musselburgh sprint handicap. Picture: Niall Carson/PA

Rebecca Bastiman has Royal appointment at Musselburgh

Rebecca Bastiman is after more success at Musselburgh with her triple course scorer Royal Brave.

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Trainer Keith Dalgleish has two runners in the Musselburgh feature.

Musselburgh win on Keith Dalgleish Wish list

Keith Dalgleish is expecting another big run from his three-time course winner Sebastian’s Wish in the 1m 6f Archerfield Cup at Musselburgh today.

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Frankie Dettori leaps from Lancelot Du Lac at Goodwood.  Photograph: Paul Harding/PA

Frankie Dettori and Lancelot claim Stewards’ Cup

Dean Ivory’s belief that Lancelot Du Lac would one day hit the jackpot on the big stage proved well founded in the Qatar Stewards’ Cup, as the curtain came down on Glorious Goodwood for 2017.

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Tim Easterby is eyeing a Goodwood appearance for on-form Mukhayyam. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Mukhayyam’s game win is double delight for Easterby

Mukhayyam landed the feature Ripon Bell-Ringer Handicap to give Tim Easterby a 74-1 double at the North Yorkshire course.

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Ulysses gets the better of Barney Roy by a nose.  Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

Ulysses blooms in Eclipse showdown

Ulysses got the better of Barney Roy in a thrilling climax to the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown.

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Musselburgh racecourse manager Bill Farnsworth.

Relief as Musselburgh racing gets reprieve from BHA

Next Friday’s race meeting at Musselburgh finally got the go-ahead after the committee that oversees the track was granted a temporary licence by the British Horseracing Authority.

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Musselburgh Racecourse. Pic: Andrew O'Brien

Race days under threat as Musselburgh licence expires

UNDER pressure bosses at Musselburgh Racecourse have been given a week to meet conditions laid out by the sports governing body – or be barred from holding race days.

Picture: Gareth Easton

Wind behind Seafarer

Seafarer caught the eye on his return to action and should take a hand in the finish of the Whitsbury Manor Stud Bibury Cup Handicap at Salisbury.

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The Tin Man, front left, wins the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: John Walton/PA

The Tin Man shows heart to win thriller

The Tin Man had to survive a nervy stewards’ inquiry before being confirmed the winner of a thrilling Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Ryan Moore on Winter wins the Coronation Stakes on Day Four of Royal Ascot. Picture: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Coronation Stakes is a Winter wonderland for Aidan O’Brien

Dual Classic heroine Winter continued her fantastic season with an assured victory 
in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Big Orange and jockey James Doyle, left, just hold off Order Of St George at the line. Picture: Charlie Crowhurst

Big Orange’s ‘colossal’ effort holds off Order Of St George

Only the very best racehorses can be labelled “colossal” but that seemed just about the perfect description for Big Orange after he landed an Ascot Gold Cup that will live long in the memory.

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Highland Reel and jockey Ryan Moore after winning the Prince Of Waless Stakes at Ascot. Picture: Brian Lawless/PA

Highland Reel leads rivals a merry dance at Royal Ascot

Highland Reel secured a sixth Group One triumph in a decorated career when he won the Prince of Wales’s Stakes, the feature race on day two of Royal Ascot.

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Jockey James Doyle celebrates winning the St Jamess Palace Stakes with Barney Roy.

Guineas revenge at Royal Ascot for Barney Roy with Churchill fourth

Dual 2,000 Guineas hero Churchill was only fourth as Barney Roy enjoyed his day in the sun in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Churchill, right, with Ryan Moore aboard, storms home to win the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Churchill is ready for the fight at Royal Ascot

Aidan O’Brien reports Churchill’s preparation to have gone to plan ahead of his bid for a fifth successive Group One triumph in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Line of Reason swoops late to win the Sprint Cup.  Photograph: Andy OBrien

Paul Midgley finds Musselburgh winning line

Yorkshire trainer Paul Midgley scooped the £100,000 William Hill Scottish Sprint Cup and the valuable Tartan Trophy consolation race on sold out Ladies Day at Musselburgh.

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David Probert, in yellow, wins on Absolutely So. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Absolutely fabulous double for David Probert

Absolutely So stuck on determined fashion to lift the Group Three spoils in the Betway John of Gaunt Stakes at Haydock.

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