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Royal Ascot 2009

Click on horses’ names to read full profile: JJ The Jet Plane and Connections Named after an American cartoon character, JJ The Jet Plane, was all the rage for the Golden Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot following an impressive four-length victory in the Listed Leisure Stakes at Windsor on 1 June… Cannonball and Connections Home-bred …

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Remembering Shergar

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup 2009: Shergar’s name is etched in racing folklore as much for his headline-grabbing demise as for his exceptional performances on the racecourse, the most scintillating of those being his record-breaking victory in the 1981 Derby. Famously kidnapped by the IRA following his retirement to …

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Sea The Stars

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Sea The Stars, who made his mark in history when he was victorious in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on 4 October 2009, has been retired from racing nine days later. It had been speculated that the three-year-old might travel to Santa Anita, USA to compete …

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Hayley Turner

Clare Balding talks to HAYLEY TURNER

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Clare Balding talks to HAYLEY TURNER 2008: Hayley Turner has all she should need to be a leading jockey – talent, patience, determination and a wonderful understanding of horses. She has already won one championship, when she finished the 2005 season as the joint champion apprentice. In recent months, she has been …

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Ted Durcan

Clare Balding talks to Ted Durcan

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Clare Balding talks to Flat jockey TED DURCAN 2008: In Dubai, he is a household name. Champion jockey in the United Arab Emirates a record seven times, he rides winners at every meeting, is consistently on the good horses and is the darling of the large and vociferous crowd. Come back to …

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