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Barron thinks Pearl could be Nunthorpe secret weapon

Pearl Secret “a big powerful beast of a horse who takes a hell of a grip”
12:52pm 3 Aug 2015

DAVID BARRON has tasted glory in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes before when Coastal Bluff dead-heated with Ya Malak in 1997, and the trainer hopes to strike again on August 21 with Pearl Secret.

Phoenix Sprint gains new Qatari sponsor

Screambluemurder
11:38am 3 Aug 2015

THE Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club have been unveiled as the new sponsor of Sunday's Group 3 Phoenix Sprint Stakes at the Curragh, their first foray into the Irish thoroughbred industry.

Hills hoping sprint ace Muhaarar can fly high in France

Muhaarar Ascot 2015
10:45am 3 Aug 2015

CHARLIE HILLS has confirmed leading sprinter Muhaarar will bid for his third Group 1 of the season in Sunday's Prix Maurice de Gheest and plans to fly the three-year-old to France to avoid the problems caused by migrants in Calais.

Australia: Prize-money to be withheld from cobalt trainers

Peter Moody
9:14am 3 Aug 2015

The five trainers facing cobalt charges will be unable to claim their percentage of any prize-money earned in Group and Listed races in the state of Victoria until their cases are resolved.

World Class: Pharoah on the march to be world's best

American Pharoah
8:04am 3 Aug 2015

International ratings expert Sam Walker reflects on American Pharoah's latest stunning victory.

Racing to receive £1m in battle to increase yard staff

Stable staff
7:23am 3 Aug 2015

A MILLION pounds will be pumped into British racing over the next three years to fight the growing crisis in stable staff numbers undermining the sport.

USA: Peerless Pharoah saunters to Haskell win

American Pharoah Pioneerof the Nile and jockey Victor Espinoza win the Haskell Invitational Gr I at Monmouth Park 8215 Trainer Bob Baffert Owner Zayat Stables
7:01am 3 Aug 2015

IN A display of complete and utter dominance, Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (Bob Baffert/Victor Espinoza) trounced his rivals to continue where he left off in the Belmont with a majestic performance in the William Hill Haskell Invitational.

Punters go for Gunners following Shield success

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta lifts the Community Shield with his team
8:42pm 2 Aug 2015

IT MAY be dismissed as a glorified friendly, but Arsenal’s 1-0 victory over Chelsea in Sunday’s Community Shield has rocked the betting market for this season’s Premier League title

Hughes 5-1 for Group 1 winner by end of next year

Richard Hughes
12:50pm 2 Aug 2015

RICHARD HUGHES, the three-time champion Flat jockey who retired on Saturday after a distinguished riding career, is 5-1 with William Hill to saddle a Group 1 winner by the end of next year.

Business Bulletin: Ladbrokes to close 52 shops in Ireland

10:16am 2 Aug 2015

The Racing Post's industry editor Bill Barber on another week when Ladbrokes were in the news.

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