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Turf Talk: Diamond Jubilee Stakes contenders Limato and The Tin Man drawn on opposite sides of the stalls

Limato and The Tin Man star in a 19-strong field declared for tomorrow’s Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

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Caravaggio, ridden by Ryan Moore, winning the Cold Move EBF Marble Hill Stakes. PIC: PA Wire

Royal Ascot Turf Talk: Unbeaten Caravaggio heads dynamic dozen for Commonwealth Cup

Caravaggio is one of 12 declarations for what looks a superb renewal of the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot on Friday.

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Jockey Ryan Moore. PIC: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Royal Ascot: Highland Reel can take centre-stage in Prince of Wales’s Stakes

Highland Reel can successfully drop back in trip to take the Prince of Wales’s Stakes, the headline event on day two of Royal Ascot.

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Malton-trained Ribchester can do Yorkshire proud in Queen Anne Stakes

Ribchester is the biggest name among a stellar cast at Royal Ascot tomorrow and it is difficult to envisage a scenario which will see him beaten in the Queen Anne Stakes.

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Trainer Alan King. PIC: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Trainer Alan King can make more headway on the Flat at York

Burguillos has an awful lot going for him on the Knavesmire at York.

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Talaayeb, fancied for the Lord Weinstock Memorial EBF Stallions Stakes at Newbury. PIC: Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Short price justifies Talaayeb’s Weinstock Memorial potential

Talaayeb is unlikely to be much of a price in the Lord Weinstock Memorial EBF Stallions Stakes at Newbury but it will be a huge surprise if she is beaten in the Listed heat.

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Haydock Park Racecourse. PIC: Nick Fairhurst

Turf Talk: Step up to a mile likely to suit Zefferino at Haydock

Zefferino finally got off the mark at the fourth attempt last month and now that he has got his head in front, he can keep up the good work in the Watch Racing UK In HD Handicap at Haydock.

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York racecourse.

Turf Talk: Top York race to be run in memory of famous city shoe retailer

One of York’s top races will be run in memory of the inspirational shoe retailer Cathy Paver who died earlier this year.

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Haydock Park racecourse.

Turf Talk: Ornate carves out win chance at Haydock after drop in class

Ornate can make the most of a drop to Listed class by opening his seasonal account in the Achilles Stakes at Haydock.

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The pomp and pageantry of Royal Ascot . PIC: David Davies/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Lady Aurelia looking to light up the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot

Lady Aurelia delighted trainer Wesley Ward in her final workout in America before heading to Britain for her Royal Ascot date.

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The late trainer David 'Dandy' Nicholls. PIC: Pat Healy/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Thirsk-based trainer David ‘Dandy’ Nicholls has died, aged 61

THIRSK-based david ‘Dandy’ Nicholls, best known for his training of a raft of top-class sprinters, has died aged 61.

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Epsom Downs race course.

Turf Talk: Pilley takes the reins on huge Derby outsider Diore Lia after Mangan is prohibited from riding

MASSIVE outsider Diore Lia has been declared for tomorrow’s Investec Derby at Epsom, with apprentice jockey Paddy Pilley set to ride.

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Sheikh Fahad with his horse Just The Judge after a win in the Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh.

Sheikh snaps up racehorse with Leeds United-inspired name

A racehorse named after a Leeds United terrace anthem has been snapped up by one of the most influential figures associated with the sport of kings.

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Permian, ridden by jockey Franny Norton, winning the Betfred Dante Stakes during day two of the Dante Festival at York this month. PIC: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Permian primed to bring out the best in rival Cracksman

middleham TRAINER Mark Johnston believes likely favourite Cracksman will have to improve “significantly” if he is to confirm previous form with his Investec Derby contender Permian at Epsom on Saturday.

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Marsha ridden by Luke Morris wins the Longholes Palace House Stakes ahead of Washington DC ridden by Ryan Moore. PIC: Jon Buckle/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Washington DC is the ‘safe play’ on ‘quiet reflection’

Washington DC looks as safe a play as anything in a puzzling renewal of the Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock.

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Goodwood. PIC: John Walton/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Time for Raheen House to party in the Cocked Hat Stakes spotlight

Raheen House has some excellent bits of form in the book and he can enjoy his own moment in the spotlight by winning the EBF Stallions Cocked Hat Stakes at Goodwood.

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Cracksman's trainer John Gosden.

Turf Talk: Gosden happy with Cracksman’s spin around Epsom

JOHN GOSDEN was satisfied with Cracksman as he put the finishing touches to his Investec Derby preparation with a spin around Epsom on Tuesday morning.

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Qemah ridden by jockey Gregory Benoist on the way to winning the Coronation Stakes at Ascot last May. PIC: David Davies/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Qemah should star on seasonal bow

Qemah should be the star of the show at Lingfield as she makes her seasonal bow in the Betfred ‘Supports Jack Berry House’ Chartwell Fillies’ Stakes.

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Trainer Sir Michael Stoute.

Turf Talk: Winning Story plots another feather in his cap at Chester

Winning Story can add another feather to his cap by landing a first Pattern-race success in the Boodles Diamond Ormonde Stakes, the feature event on the final day of the May Festival at Chester.

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William Buick

Turf Talk: Folkswood has chance to redeem himself at Chester

Folkswood let down favourite-backers at Newmarket last month but should be given chance to redeem himself in the Huxley Stakes on day two of the May Festival at Chester.

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