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Queen's horse stripped of Gold Cup place

Queen Elizabeth II's racehorse Estimate has been stripped of its second‑place finish in this year's Gold Cup after a positive drugs test,...

Head defiant about Arc repeat despite Treve defeat

Treve remains on course in her bid to become the first horse in more than 30 years to win successive Prix de l'Arc de Triomphes despite finishing...

Pressure on Head to get Treve Arc bid back on track

Trainer Criquette Head‑Maarek will hope her bold decision to replace Italian legend Frankie Dettori on Treve will be vindicated this Sunday and...

AP sports reporter Christopher Duncan dies at 43

Christopher Duncan, a sports reporter for The Associated Press who covered the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets and the Kentucky Derby, has died at the age...

Top jockey Spencer set to retire

Leading jockey Jamie Spencer is to retire at the end of the current flat‑racing season in England, the 34-year‑old Irish rider announced...

Australia rules, takes third straight Group One

Dual Derby winner Australia collected his third successive Group One race on Wednesday and gave trainer Aidan O'Brien a joint record fifth win in the...