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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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Ryan Moore

Turf Talk: Moore opts for strong book of rides at Town Moor

The fact Ryan Moore rides at Doncaster instead of Sandown looks noteworthy, with the multiple champion jockey having a strong book of rides on Town Moor.

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Charlie Appleby

Turf Talk: Top-table Tryster targets Juddmonte

Tryster is expected to be kept competing at the top table for the time being with the Juddmonte International at York earmarked as a potential target.

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Trainer David O'Meara.

Turf Talk: Birkdale bidding for two wins from two starts since switch to O’Meara stable

Birkdale can make it two wins in two starts for David O’Meara by landing the totepool Chatelherault Palace Handicap at Catterick.

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Trainer Paul Midgley.

Turf Talk: Beverley winner Line Of Reason looking to improve his CV

Line Of Reason secured his first win in a year at Beverley last time out and now he is back on form, he can add Hamilton’s EBF Stallions Soba Conditions Stakes to his CV.

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Michael Dods

Turf Talk: Mecca’s King heading for Nunthorpe – but only if she’s in the best shape possible

county durham TRAINER Michael Dods believes a series of circumstances led to the disappointing performance of Mecca’s Angel in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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John Smith's Northumberland Plate contender Seamour.

Turf Talk: Norton trainer Ellison pins Northumberland Plate hopes on Seamour

ROYAL Ascot winner Commissioned was a notable absentee from the acceptors for Saturday’s historic John Smith’s Northumberland Plate at Newcastle.

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Wichita Lineman.

Sky Sports presenter to front ITV Racing team

ITV has announced that Ed Chamberlin will present its racing coverage when the channel takes over from current broadcaster Channel 4 in 2017.

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Trainer Kevin Prendergast with Awtaad after his winning ride in The Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas.

Turf Talk: Awtaad is a cut above the rest whatever the ground conditions reckons trainer Kevin Prendergast

Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas hero Awtaad is on course to further advertise his championship credentials in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot next week.

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Jockey Pat Smullen celebrates after winning the Investec Derby.

Smullen hails Derby as greatest ever victory

“My greatest day is racing” is how Pat Smullen described his success on Harzand in the Investec Derby at Epsom yesterday.

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William Haggas

Turf Talk: Haggas keeping Sky Kingdom’s Royal Ascot options open

NEWMARKET-based Yorkshireman William Haggas is to keep his options open as to which race Sky Kingdom will contest at Royal Ascot should he make it to the meeting.

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John Gosden

Turf Talk: Yalta a big spot on the Royal Ascot radar

Yalta is on the radar of many people with Royal Ascot in mind and if those aspirations are to come to fruition, the EBF Stallions Youngsters Conditions Stakes at Pontefract really should be his for the taking.

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Wings Of Desire ridden by Frankie Dettori (centre) during the Investec Derby Breakfast with the Stars, at Epsom Downs.

Horse for Courses: Gosden is thrilled by his ‘business-like’ contender

Connections of leading Investec Derby contender Wings Of Desire expressed deep satisfaction by the manner in which he handled the track at Epsom on Tuesday morning.

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