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Running for a cause: ‘Race for Survival’ begins today

marathon race Race for Survival

SANGARH: A marathon race, ‘Race for Survival’, will take place today on the occasion of UN’s International Poverty Day. The event has been organised by ‘Save the Children’, an NGO working in nearly 60 countries to fight for the rights of children. The race will be attended by more than ...

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Sretaw ends second sequence EBF Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh

Wayne Lordan: Won the Irish Cambridgeshire

Sretaw (11-1) ended a run of six seconds in style by taking the 21-runner Irish Stallion Farms EBF Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh. There were lots in with chances in the final furlong in what proved a rough finish, but Wayne Lordan galvanised Gavin Cromwell’s five-year-old to land the Premier ...

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Condon stable after Cork fall

Davy Condon: Stable after fall

Davy Condon was taken to hospital with a suspected back injury after taking a heavy fall from Flaxen Flare at Cork. He was hurt when the Gordon Elliott-trained evens favourite tumbled at the second-last flight when still firmly in contention for the Online Ticket Sales At corkracecourse.ie Hurdle race won ...

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Mo Farah takes 10,000m gold at European Championships


Mo Farah and James Dasaolu both won European gold to continue Great Britain’s best ever start to a major athletics championships, a seven-medal haul with more likely in the coming days. ‘We’re all feeding off each other,’ said Dasaolu. ‘Everyone’s feeling positive.’ Farah won the 10,000 metres title just ahead ...

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Speed queen Brilliant sprinter Lochsong dies at the age of 26

Lochsong winning the Abbaye back in 1994

Brilliant sprinter Lochsong, dual winner of the Prix de l’Abbaye, has died at the age of 26. Trained by Ian Balding and enjoying her biggest moments when ridden by Frankie Dettori, the Jeff Smith-owned filly graduated from winning big handicaps such as the Ayr Gold Cup in the hands of ...

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French Derby for Karakontie this weekend’s Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly rather

Karakontie: French Derby aim

Karakontie will be aimed towards this weekend’s Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly rather than the Investec Derby at Epsom. The Jonathan Pease-trained colt signed off his juvenile year with victory in the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp and although he suffered a narrow reverse on his return to action, ...

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Gary Stevens to ride Grandeur in the Manhattan Handicap at Belmont Park

Grandeur: Set to be ridden by Stevens next time.

Gary Stevens will ride Grandeur in the Manhattan Handicap at Belmont Park on June 7, according to trainer Jeremy Noseda. The five-year-old grey will have a second consecutive attempt at winning a Grade One in America after he finished a close third in the Man O’War Stakes earlier this month ...

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Racing: Japan Derby winner Kizuna injured, out of Arc

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Kizuna settled for fourth spot with Yutaka Take in the saddle in the domestic Grade-1 race in Kyoto. TOKYO (AFP) – Last year s Japanese Derby winner Kizuna will skip the Prix de l Arc de Triomphe in October after breaking his left foreleg, his trainer said Wednesday. The four-year-old ...

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