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Gordon dreams of getting the Shergar Cup call

8:41am 27 May 2016

JOSEPHINE GORDON admits that a possible call up to ride on the girls team at the Shergar Cup at Ascot in August 'would be a dream come true'.

Time Test produces the goods to land Brigadier Gerard

Time Test
7:47pm 26 May 2016

TIME TEST defied a 5lb penalty, a messy passage and last year's winner Western Hymn to come from last to first to land the Brigadier Gerard under a fabulous Ryan Moore.

Sandown: Norfolk next as Global lands National

Global Applause
6:38pm 26 May 2016

GLOBAL APPLAUSE reversed form with 13-8 favourite Mehmas to set himself up for a tilt at a major Royal Ascot contest after winning the Listed National Stakes at Sandown and give Ed Dunlop a double on the evening.

Sammy Jo Bell to spend six weeks in wheelchair

Apprentice jockey Sammy Jo Bell
5:30pm 26 May 2016

SAMMY JO BELL is looking at a longer spell on the sidelines than initially expected, with the rider who fractured her pelvis in a nasty incident at Carlisle a week ago expected to spend the next six weeks in a wheelchair.

Yarmouth gets all clear to resume racing after gallops

3:29pm 26 May 2016

YARMOUTH has received the green light from the BHA to resume racing for the first time this year on Wednesday, June 8.

Minding loss makes Oaks more attractive for Skiffle - Appleby

2:50pm 26 May 2016

CHARLIE APPLEBY believes Minding's defeat in the Irish 1,000 Guineas has made the Investec Oaks a more attractive race and increased the chances of Skiffle being supplemented at a cost of £30,000.

USA: Jockey Turner whips rival in mid-race spat

Natalie Turner green whips rival midrace
9:43am 26 May 2016

Altercations in the heat of a race are not uncommon between jockeys, especially when space is at a premium, but Natalie Turner and Freddy Jose Manrrique-Guerrero had a very heated set-to, with Turner resorting to whipping her rival.

Ground a major factor in Harzand Derby decision

2:03pm 25 May 2016

A DECISION on Ballysax winner Harzand's participation in the Investec Derby is likely to be delayed until the middle of next week, according to his trainer Dermot Weld.

Atzeni pleased with Derby contender Ulysses

9:20am 25 May 2016

SIR MICHAEL STOUTE has recruited Kieren Fallon and Andrea Atzeni to ride his pair of Investec Derby hopes, and the latter described himself as "very happy", after a first spin on Ulysses on Wednesday morning.

Australia: Payne urged to retire by brother after fall

MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA NOVEMBER 03 Michelle Payne is congratulated by her brother Steven Payne who has Down syndrome and works as a strapper after Michelle Payne riding Prince Of Penzance won race 7 the Emirates Melbourne Cup on Melbourne Cup Day at F
7:34am 25 May 2016

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been urged to consider retiring from the saddle by her brother Paddy after suffering abdominal injuries in a fall on Monday.

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