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Dettori returns for Newmarket

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Popular jockey Frankie Dettori is set to make his return at Thursday’s July meeting at Newmarket. The 46-year-old, who was forced to miss last weekend’s Coral Eclipse at Sandown, now looks to have a busy weekend ahead of him, and will also feature in both the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris and Darley Irish Oaks.

Cliffs to conquer in clash of generations

By: Team Red Zone | 2 months ago / 0 Shares

The Coral Eclipse is a marker in the racing season and the first time we see the generations clash. Up until now, the 3yos (or the Classic generation) have been racing in isolation against themselves at the top level in the Guineas, Oaks/Derby and St James’ Palace / Coronation most recently at Royal Ascot. Now,

Flymetothestars to be aimed at York Ebor

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Sir Mark Pretcott’s Flymetothestars will be aimed at next month’s Betfred Ebor at York. The 4-year-old recently finished in a respectable third place at the Northumberland Plate, and is now set to make his turf debut at the upcoming meet. Flymetothestars gave a career best performance at Newcastle last week, narrowly losing out to James

Harrington impressed by Grandee

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Trainer Jessica Harrington is confident that her horse Grandee can make a name for himself at the upcoming Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. The 3-year-old has impressed so far in 2017, winning Leopardstown’s King George V Cup earlier this month. Jessica Harrington is currently enjoying something of a golden period. With wins at the Cheltenham

Cracksman to be given mid-season break following Irish Derby disappointment

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Irish Derby runner-up Cracksman could be given a mid-season break by owner Anthony Oppenheimer. The 3-year-old colt was narrowly beaten by outsider Capri, who gave trainer Aiden O’Brien his twelfth success in the Group One race. Despite a late change in jockey, the John Godsen trained Cracksman was still very much a favourite going into

Smullen booked to ride Cracksman

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Following the announcement that Frankie Dettori has been forced to pull out of Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, trainer John Godsen has been looking to acquire the services of a new rider. Godsen seems to have settled on Irish jockey Pat Smullen, to take the reigns of his 3-year-old colt Cracksman. Smullen’s agent Kevin

Dettori sidelined until Newmarket

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Champion jockey Frankie Dettori will remain sidelined for at least two more weeks while he recovers from an arm injury. Dettori’s manager Peter Burrell has informed the press that the 46-year-old should be fit in time for Newmarket’s July Festival. Frankie Dettori suffered a huge blow when he sustained an arm injury following at paddock