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Andrea Atzeni talks about a big week ahead

Added: Friday 18th August 2017

The top jockeys are trying to sort out their books of rides for the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival which starts on Wednesday.

Three Group One's and one of Britian's best known handicaps headline the four days on the Knavesmire, for which record prize money is on offer.

A year ago Andrea Atzeni grabbed the headlines when he partnered Postponed to victory in the Juddmonte International, the opening day feature whic h will be worth a million pounds for the first time this year.

He's been talking to Mike Vince about his hopes for what he admits is ' a big week for everyone'.
 

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Aidan O'Brien looks forward to York

Added: Monday 14th August 2017

Washington DC is the latest horse to be targeted at a possible Group 1 assault at next weeks Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

The sprinter may well have booked his ticket to the Knavesmire with victory in the Group 3 Phoenix Sprint at The Curragh on sunday- and a shot at the Coolmore Nunthorpe, sponsored by his owners is now 'very much a possibility' according to trainer Aidan O'Brien.

The Ballydoyle Maestro has been giving Mike Vince the latest on his plans for the big meeting, in which they look set to bid for most of the top races.

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Godolphin on course for York

Added: Monday 14th August 2017

Barney Roy looks set to lead a strong challenge from Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin team at the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival, which starts a Wednesday 23 August

The Guineas runner up is set for a third meeting with Churchill in a mouth watering one million pound Juddmonte International on the first day, with Barney Roy having got his revenge at Royal Ascot.

The York race is over a mile and a quarter.

Godolphin's new Chief Executive, Joe Osborne has been speaking with Mike Vince about what he admits will be a huge week for the Boys in Blue.

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York Chairman talks Prize money and top class filly

Added: Monday 7th August 2017

York Chairman talks Prize money and top class filly

August 3rd

York Chairman, Lord Grimthorpe talks to Mike Vince about the recently announced increases to prize money for the Welcome TO Yorkshire Ebor Festival. The reporter then asks for an update on Enable, the dual Oaks and King George  winner who is being aimed at the Festival, listen to what her Racing Manager (also Lord Grimthorpe).

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