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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.

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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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Trainer Alistair Whillans saddles Alexanderkollontai at Hamilton Park. Picture: Kenny Smith/PA Wire

Alistair Whillans’ mare will need extra stamina at Hamilton

Alexanderkollontai bids to add to her impressive course record in the feature race 
at Hamilton Park, writes 
Gordon Brown.

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Wings Of Eagles, left, wins The Investec Derby from Cliffs Of Moher, centre, at Epsom. Picture Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Wings Of Eagles eyes Irish Derby after 40-1 Epsom upset

Wings Of Eagles and Cliffs Of Moher could go their separate ways for their next race after giving Aidan O’Brien a one-two in the Investec Derby on Saturday.

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Joe Fanning was on form at Musselburgh. Picture: Getty Images

Fanning’s homework rewarded as Time To Study pips Alabaster

Time To Study, sent off the 15/8 favourite, scrambled home by a head in a grandstand finish to the Edinburgh Gin’s Edinburgh Cup at Musselburgh yesterday.

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Padraig Beggy, riding Wings Of Eagles (second left, pink cap), wins The Investec Derby from Cliffs Of Moher (centre, dark blue). Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

40-1 Wings of Eagles in stunning Derby victory

Wings Of Eagles caused a huge 40-1 upset in the Investec Derby at Epsom to propel jockey Padraig Beggy into the limelight.

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Permian looks to be best Derby value in wide-open race

Permian looks the value call in a wide-open renewal of the Investec Derby at Epsom.

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Trainer Keith Dalgleish has three runners in the Edinburgh Cup. Picture: Sarah Peters

Keith Dalgleish takes triple aim at Edinburgh Cup jackpot

Keith Dalgleish is triple handed as he bids to land Edinburgh Gin’s Edinburgh Cup at Musselburgh for the second time in three years.

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Trainer Aidan O'Brien saddles Washington DC in the Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Torres outruns Glengarry to cap Richard Fahey double

Luis Vaz De Torres produced a career-best effort when landing the £20,000 Shawbrook Bank Handicap at Musselburgh last night.

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Jockey Andrea Atzeni wil make his Ayr debut aboard Nezwaah. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Andrea Atzeni can fly on Nezwaah in first-ever Ayr race

Jockey Andrea Atzeni flies north today for his debut at Ayr and his only ride of the day is on Nezwaah in the £50,000 Class 1 Listed Tennent’s British Stallion Studs EBF Rothesay Stakes.

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