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My Nap, Lay And Big Priced Fancy At Doncaster

My Nap, Lay And Big Priced Fancy At Doncaster

All eyes head to Doncaster racecourse for a fabulous few days of top notch Flat action at the end of this week at the St Leger Festival, and our man Steve Chambers provides his early thoughts on the meeting as he selects his Nap, Lay and Big-Priced fancy for the racing on Town Moor... There's set to be a hugely competitive renewal of the Listed…
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Should you play or lay these five favourites on Arc weekend at Longchamp?

Should you play or lay these five favourites on Arc weekend at Longchamp?

Arc weekend is almost here! Two days of top-class Flat action await at Longchamp and with the fixture in mind, we have looked at five ante-post favourites assessing whether they rate a lay or play at their current odds. . . Odds: 11-10 Alan King's Trueshan returned to winning ways in the Doncaster Cup - despite pulling hard for much of the race -…
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Doncaster St Leger: Famous races at the Festival and their histories

Doncaster St Leger: Famous races at the Festival and their histories

HISTORY OF THE 250th DONCASTER CUP First run in 1766, the Group Two Doncaster Cup is the oldest race that still takes place under the Rules of Racing and this year mark its 250th anniversary. The two and a quarter mile contest, one of the highlights of the season at Doncaster, is the final leg of the historic Stayers' Triple Crown that also…
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Horse Racing Tips: Dettori swap sees Arrest's St Leger price drop

Horse Racing Tips: Dettori swap sees Arrest's St Leger price drop

The beauty of the Flat is that quality meetings come thick and fast - and the St Leger Festival at Doncaster is this season's next big date. Our man at Timeform Andrew Asquith gives us his three things to watch out for over the weekend. The latest Doncaster St Leger Festival odds can be found on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app. The St…
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but final decision on Cadran bid yet to be made

but final decision on Cadran bid yet to be made

Just a fortnight on from his remarkable Doncaster Cup victory, Trueshan will head to Longchamp for the Group 1 Prix du Cadran on Saturday provided he comes through his final preparations at home, according to trainer Alan King. The seven-year-old defeated Stradivarius in the Qatar-sponsored Cadran under James Doyle in 2021 before going on to…
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Long Distance Cup: runner-by-runner guide and tip

Long Distance Cup: runner-by-runner guide and tip

Racing TV's Harry Allwood provides his verdict on the ten contenders that remain in the QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup, the opening race on QIPCO British Champions Day this Saturday, live on Racing TV and Racing TV Extra. What will be the ground be like at Ascot on Saturday? With an abundance of rain forecast, and the potential for the…
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Lucky 15 Tips Today: Saturday's best bets across the tracks

Lucky 15 Tips Today: Saturday's best bets across the tracks

14:40 Newmarket - The Grand Visir 15:35 York - Titian 14:25 York - Hyper Focus 14:00 Newmarket - Eben Shaddad *All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change. Each and every day of the racing year we bring you a bumper NAPS table to give you the inside scoop on all…
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Trueshan bounces back with Doncaster Cup triumph

Trueshan bounces back with Doncaster Cup triumph

Retirement appeared to be looming when the seven-year-old disappointed earlier in the season, but given a wind operation and a 135-day summer break, Alan King's charge was back on top at Town Moor. Victory looked unlikely in the early stages of the Group Two contest as Trueshan refused to settle for Hollie Doyle, travelling keenly when held-up…
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Hollie Doyle blog: Albasheer chasing Ayr Gold Cup glory before trip to Germany for Group One Preis von Europa

Hollie Doyle blog: Albasheer chasing Ayr Gold Cup glory before trip to Germany for Group One Preis von Europa

Sky Sports Racing's ambassador Hollie Doyle rides in the Ayr Gold Cup on Saturday before starring in a Group One in Germany on Sunday. There's no doubt ALBASHEER has the ability to win this weekend's big sprint, the £180000 Virgin Bet Ayr Gold Cup Handicap (3.35) on Saturday. Archie Watson's five-year-old bounced back to form in timely fashion at…
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Trueshan Back To Winning Ways In The Doncaster Cup

Trueshan Back To Winning Ways In The Doncaster Cup

Friday, September 15, 2023 at 10:34 am |Back to: Europe, Trueshan and Hollie Doyle | Getty Images By Beaten in the G2 Doncaster Cup last season, Trueshan (Fr) (Planteur {Ire}) showed his story is far from finished back in that Town Moor feature on Friday as he registered an unorthodox success returning from a break. Only fourth in the G3 Sagaro S.…
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Doncaster Friday review and free video replays

Doncaster Friday review and free video replays

Trueshan lit up Doncaster as he returned to his best to register a remarkable success in the Betfred Doncaster Cup Retirement appeared to be looming when the seven-year-old disappointed earlier in the season, but given a wind operation and a 135-day summer break, Alan King's charge roared back to form on Town Moor. Victory looked unlikely in the…
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Friday ITV racing tips: Best bets for Doncaster St Leger Festival on day two

Friday ITV racing tips: Best bets for Doncaster St Leger Festival on day two

The ITV cameras will be showing four races on Friday, including two Group 2s - Flying Childers Stakes (1425) and the Doncaster Cup Stakes (1500). We will start off with a quick run through our tips, with the reasons why we've picked them further down the page. We've also picked selections for the four races that ITV aren't covering, because that's…
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Doncaster Racing Tips and Trends For ITV Racing On Friday 15th

Doncaster Racing Tips and Trends For ITV Racing On Friday 15th

Our Doncaster racing tips and trends come from the LIVE ITV racing on Friday. There are four contests being broadcast on the channel as the meeting moves into the second day, with the Group Two Flying Childers and Doncaster Cup Stakes two of the standout races. The four-day Doncaster St Leger Festival continues on Friday afternoon - the second day…
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Coltrane and Trueshan square off again

Coltrane and Trueshan square off again

Day two of the St Leger meeting at Doncaster will be headlined by the Doncaster Cup. This Group Two - which was first run way back in 1766 - has been won by many of the most notable stayers in the history of the sport, including Brown Jack, Double Trigger, Estimate and Stradivarius. We've taken a look through the field set to contest Friday's…
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Doncaster Cup Tips: William Looks A Sweet Bet

Doncaster Cup Tips: William Looks A Sweet Bet

Just five runners complete the field for the 2023 Doncaster Cup, a race won over the years by staying greats like Le Moss, Double Trigger, Estimate and Stradivarius. Although none of the three market leaders are quite up to that standard, all are good horses in their own right. Billy Grimshaw is keen to take on the top two and gives us his idea of…
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Betfred Doncaster Cup: Trueshan ready to return

Betfred Doncaster Cup: Trueshan ready to return

The seven-year-old was under a cloud in the spring after odds-on defeats at Nottingham and Ascot, and a try at hurdling was pondered in the hope it would reignite a flame that had previously burned so bright in Britain's number one stayer, who also has a Qatar Goodwood Cup, a Prix Du Cadran and a Northumberland Plate among his 13 wins. However, a…
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Doncaster St Leger Festival 2023 race times and schedule

Doncaster St Leger Festival 2023 race times and schedule

The beauty of the Flat is that quality meetings come thick and fast - and the St Leger Festival at Doncaster is this season's next big date. The fifth and final Classic of the year, the titular St Leger, is the feature and there are 30 contests on the schedule across four days of action between Thursday, September 14 and Sunday, September 17. We…
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Chester review: Shanroe wins feature as Military Order flops

Chester review: Shanroe wins feature as Military Order flops

Sent off the 4/5 market leader, Charlie Appleby's Lingfield Derby Trial winner was racing for the first time since finishing last in the Betfred Derby - and filled the same placing in this Listed contest. He tracked the front-running winner but was unable to get upsides when off the bridle on the final turn and William Buick accepted the situation…
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Mastercraftsman's Coltrane In Tune In The Lonsdale

Mastercraftsman's Coltrane In Tune In The Lonsdale

Mick and Janice Mariscotti's ultra-consistent 6-year-old gelding Coltrane (Ire) (Mastercraftsman {Ire}-Promise Me {Ire}, by Montjeu {Ire}) settled for placings in this term's G1 Gold Cup and G1 Goodwood Cup and exacted revenge on Courage Mon Ami (GB) (Frankel {GB}) and Quickthorn (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) with a determined effort in Friday's G2…
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can star stayer Trueshan return to his best in Sagaro Stakes?

can star stayer Trueshan return to his best in Sagaro Stakes?

The staying division looks as strong as ever this season and Trueshan is back at the age of seven in a bid to retake his crown as the outstanding stayer in Britain and Ireland after it was wrestled away last year by the outstanding Kyprios, who is stuck on the sidelines with injury. It wasn't just Kyprios stepping up. Trueshan went the wrong way…
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St Leger moved to Sunday after Saturday meetings in Britain cancelled

St Leger moved to Sunday after Saturday meetings in Britain cancelled

The St Leger: will be staged on a nine-race card at Doncaster on Sunday The BHA has announced that Saturday's racing in Britain will be cancelled as a mark of respect following the death of the Queen, with key races including the St Leger featuring in a revised programme on Sunday. The new nine-race card at Doncaster will also include the Group 2…
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York explodes as Stradivarius and Dettori land epic Cup victory

York explodes as Stradivarius and Dettori land epic Cup victory

Stradivarius (right) beats Spanish Mission in a ding-dong finish to the Lonsdale Cup Mishriff and Snowfall may have drawn applause with runaway wins earlier in the week but Stradivarius brought the house down as he scrambled home by a head. That's what happens when you are a star. As the roaring Cheltenham hordes showed when Desert Orchid got up in…
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Doncaster and Curragh racing tips as Newsboy opposes St Leger favourite New London

Doncaster and Curragh racing tips as Newsboy opposes St Leger favourite New London

Newsboy has made his selections for the ITV Racing action on Sunday, September 11, when the St Leger is the feature race. Hollie Doyle's star horse Trueshan is favourite for the Doncaster Cup New London (blue colours) is the favourite for the feature race, the Cazoo St Leger, at Doncaster HASKOY is fancied to defend her unbeaten record to land the…
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Henry de Bromhead to have first runners since son Jack's tragic death

Henry de Bromhead to have first runners since son Jack's tragic death

Henry de Bromhead is set to saddle his first runners since his son Jack's tragic death on Friday. The Waterford trainer runs Lismore in the Group 2 Doncaster Cup at the course's St Leger meeting, while he also has three horses declared to run at Ballinrobe. Lismore will be partnered by Jamie Spencer in the 2m2f contest, for which Trueshan is the…
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Exciting Al Aasy bids to get back on track after lengthy absence in John Porter

Exciting Al Aasy bids to get back on track after lengthy absence in John Porter

Al Aasy (left): winner of the Bahrain Trophy last season Al Aasy stamped himself as one of the most exciting three-year-olds in training when landing the Bahrain Trophy at Newmarket's July meeting last season, but he raced only once after. Some good horses have won that Newmarket race, including 2011 St Leger winner Masked Marvel and 2018 scorer…
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Alan King on weather watch for Trueshan’s Long Distance Cup defence

Alan King on weather watch for Trueshan’s Long Distance Cup defence

The crack stayer needs plenty of cut underfoot if he is to run in the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup at the weekend. His defence of the Group Two prize he won last year will depend on the weather, with a dry early part of the week forecast before showers from Thursday. King said: "The plan is to run him at Ascot, but I am a wee bit…
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Horse racing tips: Back this 12-1 shot at Newmarket plus airline pilot turned trainer on his brave move to England

Horse racing tips: Back this 12-1 shot at Newmarket plus airline pilot turned trainer on his brave move to England

AIRLINE pilot turned trainer Dylan Cunha is hoping he can find some jets of a different kind. The brave South African has moved to Newmarket after handing in his aeroplane licence in exchange for a trainers one. The 42-year-old is no stranger to the game, having trained a Grade 1 winner back home. But nonetheless he's taking a huge leap of faith in…
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King eager to take the wraps off Trueshan in Doncaster Cup

King eager to take the wraps off Trueshan in Doncaster Cup

Due to the heatwave during the middle of the season, King has had to keep his star stayer on the boil and prepare him for races like the Gold Cup at Ascot and the Yorkshire Cup, only to have to pull him out on the day of the race with the ground being too fast. He has, though, managed to put up one of the performances of the season in the…
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St Leger 2022: Doncaster Cup Betting Tips, Predictions, Odds

St Leger 2022: Doncaster Cup Betting Tips, Predictions, Odds

The St. Leger Festival is one of the oldest classic horse race events in the world. For more than 400 years the St. Leger Festival has been run. Created in 1776, St. Leger is circled on the horse racing calendar each year for fans of the sport. This year's St. Leger Festival is off and running. The four-day horse racing festival began on Wednesday,…
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Doncaster Cup 2022 Tips and Betting: Trueshan All The Rage

Doncaster Cup 2022 Tips and Betting: Trueshan All The Rage

Join our channel to stay up to date on breaking news coverage The Doncaster Cup 2022 is the main draw on the third day of the St Leger Festival on Town Moor this Friday and all eyes will be on Trueshan, who dominates the betting. The Alan King-trained 5 year-old looks to have a clear path this year with the two-time winner Stradivarius bypassing…
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Day 2 At Doncaster Today!

Day 2 At Doncaster Today!

Today sees the first Group 2 event, the Cazoo May Hill Stakes (15h35) run over a mile for juvenile fillies. The Johnston trained Dance In The Grass is unbeaten in two starts and is likely the favourite. Her form looks strong - on debut at Sandown over 7 furlongs, the daughter of freshman sire Cracksman proved far too strong for the Godolphin…
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Doncaster Day 2 Today

Doncaster Day 2 Today

Day 2, Thursday, sees the first Group 2 event, the Cazoo May Hill Stakes (15h35) run over a mile for juvenile fillies. The Johnston trained Dance In The Grass is unbeaten in two starts and is likely the favourite. Her form looks strong - on debut at Sandown over 7 furlongs, the daughter of freshman sire Cracksman proved far too strong for the…
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Salisbury charity auction winner will appear in future Guy Ritchie film

Salisbury charity auction winner will appear in future Guy Ritchie film

Racing at Salisbury will support children's charity Julia's House on September 9 The chance to appear in a Guy Ritchie film is one of the more unusual prizes on offer in an online silent auction being conducted in conjunction with a charity raceday at Salisbury on September 9. Hollywood director Ritchie is a patron of Julia's House, a local charity…
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