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Coral Eclipse Stakes 2016

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The Gurkha gets weight from all the older horses and being rated 120 gives him a huge advantage. Furthermore he is likely to improve loads for this step up to 1m2f. This was highlighted when he got going too late in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot. His participation has clearly scared … Continue reading

The 2016 Investec Oaks

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4.30 Epsom: INVESTEC OAKS (GROUP 1) (FILLIES) (3yo) 1m4f The remarkable Classic-winning record of Aidan O’Brien suggests that the top handler gets most decisions right on these big days. The Ballydoyle operation fields three for The Oaks with Minding at 5/4 (general) their best bet. A dynamic juvenile and easy winner of the 1000 … Continue reading

Dante Stakes Group 2

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The shape of the Derby is still so hard to make out that some outlets have been suggesting top fillies for the race. The Dante is the last major trial and its favourite could yet settle the pre-Epsom pecking order. Flashy workers are frequently the ones who grab the headlines, but it is often … Continue reading

Qipco 1000 Guineas Stakes (Group 1)

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The powerful Aidan O’Brien camp have been unable to dominate the 1,000 Guineas as per the 2,000 with just two wins but today try to land their third with Minding. This classy filly rounded-off last season with an very eye-catching win in the Group One Dubai Fillies’ Mile over this course and distance, and … Continue reading