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Turf Talk: Cold callers could warm to Churchill after Juddmonte International Stakes at York

Churchill can show his true colours in what could be an epic renewal of the Juddmonte International Stakes at York.

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One Minute, ridden by Pat Cosgrave to victory in the Irish EBF/ROA Racing Post Owners Jackpot Novice Stakes at the John Smith's Cup meeting at York last month. PIC: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Machine Learner and One Minute ‘clocked on’ for Newbury shifts

Machine Learner has a cracking chance of winning a nice prize at Newbury.

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Trainer Luca Cumani. PIC: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Pacharana poised for hat-trick at Salisbury

Pacharana can knock off an uncompromising hat-trick on a fine day of sport at Salisbury.

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Churchill, winning the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh in May underRyan Moore. PIC: PA Wire

Turf Talk: O’Brien takes now-or-never approach with Churchill over ten furlongs in next week’s Juddmonte

AIDAN O’Brien feels that it is now or never to try Churchill over 10 furlongs in next week’s Juddmonte International at York.

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David Simcock's charge Harbour Rock should enjoy the step up in trip at Brighton.

Turf Talk: Step up in trip at Brighton will suit Harbour Rock

Harbour Rock fell short for his supporters last time out but those that keep the faith can be rewarded in the Marathonbet Non-League Challenge Handicap at Brighton.

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Enable, ridden by Frankie Dettori, remains on course to try for a fourth top-level success of the season in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York later this month. PIC: Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Enable connections target Darley Yorkshire Oaks for a fourth top-level success of the season

Enable remains on course to try for a fourth top-level success of the season in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York later this month.

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GM Hopkins (front) was pipped by El Hayern in The Coral Challenge at Sandown last month. PIC: Daniel Hambury/PA Wire

Goodwood Turf Talk: Atzeni’s Tuesday four-timer boosts Betfred Mile bid aboard GM Hopkins

Andrea Atzeni can savour more glory at Goodwood by winning the Betfred Mile aboard GM Hopkins.

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Winter's trainer Aidan O'Brien. PIC: Daniel Hambury/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Winter’s aiming to freeze out eight Goodwood rivals in hunt for fourth straight Group One win

Winter will face eight rivals as she bids to win a fourth successive Group One in tomorrow’s Qatar Nassau Stakes at Goodwood.

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Jockey William Buick celebrates Ribchester's Queen Anne Stakes victory at Royal Ascot in June. PIC: John Walton/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Ribchester ready to rule the roost for Fahey

It is impossible to look beyond Ribchester in the Qatar Sussex Stakes on the second afternoon of Glorious Goodwood.

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Trainer Roger Varian. PIC: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Appeared looks the brightest prospect – whatever the weather

Appeared must go well in the John Guest Handicap at Ascot.

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Jockey Frankie Dettori celebrates winning the Investec Oaks on Enable at Epsom in June. PIC: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Trainer John Gosden eyes ‘King George’ for dual Oaks winner Enable

John Gosden sounds positive about the likelihood of dual Oaks winner Enable running in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

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De Bruyne Horse, ridden by jockey Ryan Moore, winning the Investec Woodcote Stakes at Epsom in June. PIC: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Group Two option lures De Bruyne Horse away from Newbury feature race, the Weatherbys Super Sprint

de Bruyne Horse was a surprise absentee from the list of final declarations for tomorrow’s feature race – the Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury.

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The Grey Gatsby winning The QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown back in September 2014. PIC: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Trainer Weld joins The Grey Gatsby with visors for the first time tonight in Leopardstown

FORMER Hambleton inmate The Grey Gatsby has his second start for Dermot Weld in the ICON Meld Stakes at Leopardstown tonight (8pm).

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Ballet Concerto, ridden by James Doyle (left), wins the 58th John Smiths Cup during day two of the John Smith's Cup Meeting at York. PIC: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Ballet Concerto tuning up for Group company

Ballet Concerto could step up to Group company following his victory in the 58th John Smith’s Cup at York last Saturday.

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Barney Roy

Turf Talk: Key contenders Barney Roy and Cliffs Of Moher declared for Sandown Coral-Eclipse

Barney Roy and Cliffs Of Moher both feature among nine horses declared for tomorrow’s Coral-Eclipse at Sandown.

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Andrea Atzeni, with the Pretty Polly Stakes trophy at the Curragh, knows Ayrad better than anyone. PIC: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Similar win scenario expected for Ayrad in Ambant Gala Stakes at Sandown

Ayrad looks ripe to win back-to-back renewals of the Ambant Gala Stakes at Sandown.

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Permian winning the Dante Stakes at York in May under Franny Norton. PIC: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Ascot winner Permian primed for seventh outing of season

Permian will run for a seventh time this season if Middleham trainer Mark Johnston decides to give the Royal Ascot-winning colt the go-ahead in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown.

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Trainer John Gosden.

Turf Talk: Owner plays it safe with Cracksman

Owner-breeder Anthony Oppenheimer feels Cracksman could benefit from a mid-season break following his narrow defeat in the Irish Derby on Saturday.

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Flymetothestars trainer, Sir Mark Prescott.

Turf Talk: Much-fancied Flymetothestars favoured with ‘decent draw’ for the Northumberland Plate

ante-post favourite Flymetothestars heads a maximum field of 20 for tomorrow’s Stobart Rail Northumberland Plate at Newcastle.

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Coronet, ridden by jockey Oliver Peslier (centre), coming home to win the Ribblesdale Stakes during day three of Royal Ascot. PIC: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Coronet primed to take on ‘big girls’ in hunt for first Group One prize

royal Ascot heroine Coronet could take on older fillies and mares in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks in what would be her third attempt at winning a Group One prize.

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