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WARD plans Coolmore Nunthorpe for Lady Aurelia

Added: Thursday 22nd June 2017

Connections of American speed machine Lady Aurelia have given the clearest indication yet they intend to send her to the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York in August.

The filly claimed her second win in consecutive years at Royal Ascot when coming within one hundredth of a second of the course record in the Kings Stand Stakes.

Trainer Wesley Ward's confirmed tonight she's going home and will be back on these shores for the big five furlong dash.
 

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REACTION Franny Norton wins the Betfred Dante with Permian

Added: Saturday 17th June 2017

The 5-1 shot Golden Apollo has landed the Catherine Kinloch Paver Memorial Macmillan Charity Stakes, the feature race on Macmillan Charity Day at York.

He gave local trainer Tim Easterby his third win in five years in the 100,000 pound contest.

Golden Apollo was winning for the second time in a week after taking a Pontefract race on Monday, and he got home by a neck in a finish of lightweights.

It's another big win in a memorable month for jockey Jimmy Sullivan.

 

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Paul Mulrennan on York big sprint

Added: Friday 16th June 2017

The richest three year old sprint handicap in Europe is the highlight of the annual Macmillan Charity Day at York tomorrow.

18 horses will charge down the Knavesmire for the Catherine Kinloch Paver Memorial Handicap over 6 furlongs.

The field includes a fascinating Southern raider in the shape of the Clive Cox trained Kodiline.

He'll be ridden by Paul Mulrennan who has shared his pre race thoughts
 

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Fionn McSharry talks ahead the Queen Mother Cup

Added: Friday 16th June 2017

11 runners will go to post for one of the highlights of York's Macmillan Charity Day on Saturday- the Queen Mother Cup.

It's one of the most prestigious races in Europe for Lady Riders and the Roll of Honour of winning riders in past years includes the Princess Royal.

As a spectacular bonus the winning rider wins her weight in champagne.

It's a race dominated by Yorkshire trainers in recent years and they have a strong hand again this year.

Trainer Richard Fahey runs two, including Master Paver, second in the race 12 months ago.

He'll be ridden by Fionn McSharry, who's part of Team Fahey. She's been speaking with Mike Vince
 

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