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Gun Runner and Hall of Fame-trainer Steve Asmussen.
usa

Dressed for success

Gun Runner lived up to favouritism in the 2018 Pegasus World Cup Invitational, the world’s richest horse race, on January 27. Despite a difficult draw,...

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Edwulf.
ireland

The MIRACLE horse

When Edwulf collapsed at Cheltenham Festival last year, everyone feared the worst and the racecourse veterinarians battled for more than an hour to save his...

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Bryony Frost.
great britian

One for the Ladies

22-year-old conditional jockey Bryony Frost became only the second female in Britain or Ireland to land a Grade 1 race over jumps, when riding Black...

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usa

Music City gets jumpin’

Nashville may be famed for its country music, but once a year it turns into a popular destination for racing fans. The Iroquois Steeplechase has...

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©Japan Racing Association
japan

The Peoples Race

Japan’s season-ending race, the G1 Arima Kinen, is set to be run on December 24 at Nakayama racecourse near Tokyo. The all-aged race is a...

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Beyond the racetrack
australia

Beyond the racetrack

Retraining of thoroughbred racehorses has become a topic of increasing importance in the racing industry all over the world. Many retired racehorses have very successful...

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Photo: Alex Cairns
dirt&turf

2 OF A KIND

 Gazwan and Maxime Guyon (blue cap) galloped to victory in the G1 Qatar Arabian World Cup at Chantilly in France on October 1. The six-year-old...

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Michael Owen
uk

CAREER CHANGE

Former professional footballer Michael Owen is one of England’s most successful strikers in recent years. Since hanging up his football boots in 2013, he has...

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united arab emirates

Maroon & White

HH Sheikh Mohammed’s legendary maroon and white colours have been carried to victories by turf legends such as Oh So Sharp, Singspiel, and Pebbles, but...

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usa

The $9.5 million dollar mare

Horses like Songbird don’t come around very often. When the two-time champion and nine-time Grade 1 winner stepped into the sales ring at Fasig-Tipton in...

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