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Turf Talk: Great and Small expeted to relish step up in trip

Great And Small should appreciate the step up in trip as she tackles the TRM Invest In Calphormin Fillies’ Handicap at Newmarket.

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Charlie Fellowes

Turf Talk: Electric Ellaal eyes hat-trick despite high mark

Ellaal can make it a hat-trick in the Scott Coppola Electrical Distributor Handicap at Musselburgh.

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Jockey Paul Mulrennan celebrates as he rides Mecca's Angel to victory in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes during day three of the 2016 Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York last week.

Turf Talk: Last chance to see dual Nunthorpe heroine Mecca’s Angel ahead of retirement

FANS may get only one more chance to see dual Nunthorpe heroine Mecca’s Angel before she is retired to the paddocks.

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Fun Mac

Turf Talk: Mistake to rule big-priced Fun Mac out of Ebor

Fun Mac possesses that all-important touch of quality that can help him win the Betfred Ebor at a massive price.

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Mecca's Angel ridden by Paul Mulrennan.

Turf Talk: Mulrennan puts faith in Mecca’s Angel for Nunthorpe

BOROUGHBRIDGE-based jockey Paul Mulrennan hopes his faith in last year’s hero Mecca’s Angel is justified in tomorrow’s Group One Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York Racecourse.

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Hawkbill ridden by William Buick before winning The Coral-Eclipse at Sandown in July.

Turf Talk: Weight allowance boosts Hawkbill’s Juddmonte bid

Hawkbill can take full advantage of his weight allowance by winning the Juddmonte International Stakes at York, the feature event on day one of the Ebor meeting.

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Trainer Willie Mullins.

Turf Talk: Ivan Grozny on track for Betfred Ebor

Willie Mullins confirmed ante-post favourite Ivan Grozny firmly on course for the Betfred Ebor at York on Saturday week.

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Cue Card ridden by jockey Paddy Brennan on the way to winning the Betfred Bowl Chase during the Grand Opening Day of the Crabbie's Grand National Festival at Aintree in April.

Turf Talk: Cue Card on course for Wetherby reappearance

Cue Card is on course to make his seasonal reappearance in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on October 29.

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Strath Burn

Turf Talk: Strath Burn likely to turn up the heat in the Conditions Stakes

Strath Burn can make it second-time lucky for new handler Robert Cowell in the Conditions Stakes at Nottingham.

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The Rest Of The World team (left to right) Kenichi Ikezoe, Silvestre De Sousa, Gavin Lerena collect The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup during the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup day at Ascot Racecourse.

Racing: De Sousa leads team to Shergar Cup victory

The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup might not be a hit with racing’s purists but the Ascot crowds were again treated to a thrilling afternoon on Saturday after the jockeys’ team competition went right down to the wire.

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John Gosden

Turf Talk: Rose targets dazzling double

Dazzling Rose can complete a quickfire Newmarket double by landing the Tamdown EBF Stallions Fillies’ Handicap on Friday evening.

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Mark Johnston

Turf Talk: Lucky seventh outing predicted for Forecaster

Forecaster is a worthy player in the Danil’s Sporting Chance Fillies’ Handicap at Bath.

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Hugo Palmer

TurfTalk: Top trio poised for rematch at Goodwood

Galileo Gold, The Gurkha and Awtaad face another rematch in tomorrow’s Qatar Sussex Stakes at Goodwood.

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FAMILIAR FACES: YP columnist Daniel Tudhope is reunited with First Bombardment  the pair seen in action above left, at Doncaster last year  for todays Festival Stakes Handicap at York . Picture: Nick Potts/PA.

Daniel Tudhope -In The Saddle: York set for feast of music and racing

It becomes all about York for me after a visit to Thirsk for two rides early this afternoon, as the ninth Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival unfolds.

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Phil Kirby

Turf Talk: Up-coming Yorkshire trainer Kirby opens his stable doors to public

UP AND coming Yorkshire trainer Phil Kirby will hold an open morning to welcome guests to tour his new yard near Catterick on Sunday, August 7.

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Dartmouth (right).

Dartmouth added to King George field at Ascot

Dartmouth has been supplemented for Saturday’s King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot at a cost of £75,000.

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Jockey Paul Hanagan - a notable booking at Newbury.

Turf Talk: Drop in class is right up The Tin Man’s alley

The Tin Man can make the most of a drop in class by returning to winning form in the bet365 Hackwood Stakes at Newbury.

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Amazour, ridden by James Doyle, wining the Betfred TV Handicap Stakes during John Smith's Northumberland Plate day at Newcastle last month.

Turf Talk: Amazour eyes sizeable prize

Ismail Mohammed enjoyed a big day at York last weekend and can pocket another sizeable prize when Amazour runs at Hamilton.

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Fendale could be the one to follow at Doncaster's Thursday evening meeting.

Turf Talk: Alexandrakollontai can be the name on everyone’s lips at Leicester

Commentator’s nightmare Alexandrakollontai can be the name on everyone’s lips at Leicester.

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Kieren Fallon

Turf Talk: Fallon retires from racing after seeking treatment for depression

Kieren Fallon has retired from the saddle after suffering with depression for the “the best part of three years”.

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