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Turf Talk: Foxtrot Lady out to lead the field a merry dance at York

Foxtrot Lady can lead the opposition a merry dance in the valuable six-furlong handicap at York on Saturday.

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Sovereign Debt winning the Dubai Duty Free Full Of Surprises Celebration Stakes at the Irish Derby Festival in 2015,  ridden by Chris Hayes. PIC: Pat Healy/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Sovereign Debt tipped to put punters in credit at York

Sovereign Debt can put punters in credit by getting back to winning ways in the Ganton Stakes at York on Friday.

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Elarqam ridden by Jim Crowley. PIC: Nigel French/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Out-of-sorts Elarqam faces race-path crossroads

plans for Elarqam remain fluid following his disappointing effort in the Irish 2,000 Guineas a fortnight ago.

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Laugh a Minute (far right), ridden by Andrea Atzeni, winning the Weatherbys Racing Bank 300,000 2-Y-O Stakes at last year's St Leger Festival. PIC: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Laugh A Minute should leave connections smiling at Hamilton

Laugh A Minute can make the most of a drop in class in the British Stallion Studs Clyde EBF Conditions Stakes at Hamilton.

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William Buick on Masar celebrates winning the Investec Derby. PIC: David Davies/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Godolphin, Appleby and Buick end waits for first Derby triumph

Masar ended Sheikh Mohammed’s long wait for a first Investec Derby winner in the royal blue silks of Godolphin at Epsom on Saturday.

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Oisin Murphy and Roaring Lion won York's Dante Stakes last month.

The Derby: Lion-hearted Murphy aiming for further landmark win

IT is a measure of Oisin Murphy’s meteoric rise that he is riding Roaring Lion – the Investec Derby second favourite – less than five years after winning his first race.

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Trainer William Haggas. PIC: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Awesometank will take some stopping at Chelmsford

Awesometank catches the eye as she makes her belated return to action in the Irish Lotto At totesport.com Fillies’ Handicap at Chelmsford.

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Trainer Roger Varian. PIC: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Daira Prince aims to strike gold in Nottingham

Daira Prince can strike Nottingham gold for the second time this month in the Watch Racing UK On BT TV Handicap.

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Chris Wall

Belmont Gold Cup next up for Prince of Arran

Charlie Fellowes will send Prince Of Arran to America for the Belmont Gold Cup Invitational on June 8.

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Laurens and jockey PJ McDonald

Burke’s stable star Laurens digs deep to claim her second Group One victory

Laurens was made to work hard for the second Group One win of her career in The Gurkha Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary at ParisLongchamp.

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Kachy's trainer Tom Dascombe. PIC: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Connections confident Kachy can handle quick turnaround

Kachy will take his chance in tomorrow’s Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock Park.

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Trainer, Roger Charlton.

Turf Talk: Aspetar out to knock rivals into a cocked hat after encouraging debut

Roger Charlton’s Aspetar can build on a hugely encouraging debut when he tackles the British Stallion Studs EBF Cocked Hat Stakes at Goodwood tomorrow.

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Gemma Hogg has written a memoir about life at a racing stable.

The muck and magic of life at a Yorkshire racing stable

From stable lass to assistant trainer, Gemma Hogg has written a memoir about her life devoted to working with racehorses. Tom Richmond talked to her.

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Count Octave's trainer Andrew Balding. PIC: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Count Octave can hit the high notes in the MansionBet Yorkshire Cup at York

Count Octave can announce his arrival in the staying division with victory in the MansionBet Yorkshire Cup at York.

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Crossed Baton, ridden by Robert Havlin, winning at Kempton in March. PIC: Steven Paston/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Gosden tuning up for third Dante win in four renewals with Crossed Baton

Crossed Baton can provide John Gosden with a third victory in the last four renewals of the Betfred Dante Stakes at York.

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Harry Angel, ridden by Adam Kirby, winning at Haydock last September. PIC: Clint Hughes/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Star sprinter Harry Angel to take on six of the best on seasonal bow at York

STAR sprinter Harry Angel will face six rivals on his seasonal reappearance in tomorrow’s Duke of York Stakes.

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Officials at York say they are confident they have the measures in place to maintain control on race-day.

York insists security measures 'in place' to avoid any repeat of disgraceful race-day violence

York racecourse believes it has measures in place for this week's Dante meeting to prevent the scenes which created unwanted headlines at Goodwood and Ascot recently.

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Who Dares Wins, ridden Wayne Hutchinson. PIC: Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Trainer King dares to dream of Chester double

Who Dares Wins can make a successful raid on the 188Bet Chester Cup.

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Trainer, Aidan O' Brien. PIC: Julian Herbert/PA Wire

Turf Talk: O’Brien saddles three mounts in hunt for ninth 2000 Guineas win

Aidan O’Brien runs Gustav Klimt, Saxon Warrior and Murillo among a field of 14 as he goes in search of a ninth win in tomorrow’s Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.

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Trainer Mick Easterby at his yard near Sheriff Hutton. PIC: Gary Longbottom

Turf Talk: Easterby hoping to cheer Rapid Applause to back-to-back victories

Mick Easterby can toast back-to-back victories with Rapid Applause when he goes for gold at Musselburgh.

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