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Talking Horses: why it’s mad to let anabolic steroid sinners return

How will you feel the next time Philip Fenton has a big winner, knowing he was caught in possession of anabolic steroids?How will you feel the next time Philip Fenton trains the winner of a major race, perhaps at the Cheltenham Festival, perhaps even i…

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Philip Fenton returns to training after serving three-year ban

• Irish trainer’s first runner is in a bumper at Killarney• Fenton is able to have runners in BritainA seemingly unrepentant Philip Fenton has refused to discuss his return to horse racing, seven months after the end of a three-year ban for possession …

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Talking Horses: fretting over the BHA’s case against Tim Brennan

Racing’s regulator appears to have no direct evidence the Brennan brothers spoke on the critical day or that Faugheen was lame thenI see from social media that some have not grasped how circumstantial the case is against the vet Tim Brennan, who has be…

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Other sources may have prompted bets against Faugheen, case against vet hears

• Tim Brennan denies passing information to his brother• Faugheen was declared non-runner in 2016 Champion HurdleThe Tim Brennan hearing has concluded with defence barristers insisting there were “plenty of other alternative sources” who could have pro…

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Talking Horses: Willie Mullins makes no bones about who runs his stable

It was entertaining to hear the great trainer outline how few people get a look-in on the decision-making process at his Carlow yardYou may be familiar with how much personal authority Willie Mullins has at his County Carlow yard but it was entertainin…

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Corruption case against Willie Mullins’ vet described as ‘complete fantasy’

• Tim Brennan alleged to have passed inside information• His brother layed Faugheen before it was declared a non-runnerA corruption case brought against Willie Mullins’ vet has been condemned by defence lawyers as “complete fantasy”, at a regulatory he…

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Talking Horses: George Scott trio among top tips for Monday’s racing

Concierge, Advanced Virgo and Strawberry Jack could all go well among Monday’s racing actionThe Newmarket trainer George Scott has a fine recent strike rate: two wins and a second from his last five runners in the past fortnight. He could wel…

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Derby winner Masar ruled out for season but will return as four-year-old

• Charlie Appleby believes autumn targets come too soon• Sights on Arc, King George and Coronation Cup in 2019Masar will not run again this season but has been given the green light to stay in training as a four-year-old.The Derby-winning chestnut was …

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Derby winner Masar ruled out for season but will return as four-year-old

• Charlie Appleby believes autumn targets come too soon• Sights on Arc, King George and Coronation Cup in 2019Masar will not run again this season but has been given the green light to stay in training as a four-year-old.The Derby-winning chestnut was …

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Aidan O’Brien aims U S Navy Flag at Everest after July Cup ascent

• Guineas flop bounces back to win top Newmarket sprint • Charlie Appleby in talks over Derby-winning colt MasarThe “Super Saturday” blizzard of action will have been expensive for some punters but there is consolation in knowing that even an acknowled…

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Talking Horses: Sands Of Mali can lift July Cup on racing’s Super Saturday

The zippy three-year-old appeals at 8-1 for the highlight of a typically action-packed Super Saturday with 10 televised racesRichard Fahey stunned the betting market by saddling Mayson to win the July Cup at 20-1 six years ago and now the Yorkshire tra…

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John Dunlop obituary

Leading trainer with thousands of horse race winners to his nameWith almost 3,600 winners as a racehorse trainer over nearly half a century, John Dunlop, who has died aged 78, was an institution in the world of racing. You could fill an entire page wit…

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‘Horse of the season’ Alpha Centauri brilliant winner at Newmarket

• Filly romped home an easy winner of Falmouth Stakes• Banned Dettori to miss King George and GoodwoodAlpha Centauri was an easy all-the-way winner of the Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket on Friday.The filly, who had won the Coronation Stakes at Royal Asco…

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Talking Horses: Gossamer Wings can swoop to victory at Newmarket

Ryan Moore can also claim first spot aboard Ripp Orf (5.20) in the closing one-mile handicap on the cardSo there’s a race on Friday at Newmarket which Aidan O’Brien has won for the last two years and it looks like he may very well win it again but his …

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Best Solution ends Saeed Bin Suroor’s nine-month winless drought

• Best Solution wins Princess of Wales’s Stakes• Derby winner Masar to have scan on sore legSaeed bin Suroor has not, after all, forgotten how to train. It has been a quiet European season so far for the four-times British champion but he finally won a…

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Talking Horses: Sky Sports Racing wins first skirmish in TV racing battle

The announcement of the move by Ascot to switch away from Racing UK to Sky next year was clearly not welcomed by ITVNewmarket’s July meeting, one of the undoubted highlights of the summer racing programme, begins on Thursday with Ed Chamberlin and Fran…

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Talking Horses: impressive legal team lined up for Tim Brennan defence

‘I’m going to prove that these allegations are false,’ Kilkenny vet says, and he will not be short of expert legal assistanceSome people have clearly not done enough preparation when they sit down in front of a disciplinary panel of the British Horsera…

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Finian’s Oscar dies during summer racing break after colic treatment

• Jumps talent had major organ failure after operation• Trainer Colin Tizzard: ‘We hadn’t seen the best of him yet’Finian’s Oscar, one of the brightest and most frustrating talents of the last two jumps seasons, has died during his summer break. The ho…

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Talking Horses: no jacket required in the crazy world of racing’s dress code

The UK’s heatwave has received official sanction after York announced a relaxation in its famously strict requirements for gentlemen in the County StandA vintage summer is unfolding, one that may go down as one of the most memorable ever and this weeke…

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Hong Kong’s ‘Magic Man’ João Moreira will grace Ascot at the Shergar Cup

World-class rider signed up for Rest of the World teamPopular event on ITV’s main channel for first timeAscot have pulled off a coup with the official confirmation that João Moreira, one of the world’s greatest jockeys and hugely popular with racefans …