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Take A Deep Breath wins at Saas

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Take A Deep Breath followed up an impressive debut by claiming a straightforward win in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden at Naas. Riding with Colin Keane, it was a strong showing by the 6-1 runner who kicked on in the latter stages to storm past January Moon to claim the first victory of […]

Chepstow abandoned

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Today’s racing at Chepstow has been abandoned due to heavy rain overnight and carrying on throughout the morning. The course is waterlogged, deeming it not safe for the races to commence today. It was an exception at 9:30 this morning that saw it cancelled, but they will be happy it can be done early, so […]

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Horse Racing and the Jockey

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You should already know that becoming a jockey does not simply require a love for horses. In addition, jockeys need to be relatively small. Jockeys need to show determination, courage, and an extremely high pain tolerance. Although starting your career as a jockey may take some time, there is no doubt that it is worth […]

Roger Charlton left very disappointed

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Roger Charlton was left hugely disappointed in France as both Imperial Aviator and Ayrad both failed to show their full potential after promising starts. The first horse Imperial Aviator got off the mark in his first race at Newbury by winning the London Gold Cup. This made him favourite in France, but he was unable […]

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History of Royal Ascot horse racing

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The rich heritage of Royal Ascot has been around for 300 years, and this racecourse is now the established national institution of British horseracing. Queen Anne discovered the potential for a racecourse in Ascot whilst she was out riding in 1711. She came across an area of open ground, not that far from Windsor Castle […]