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Yarmouth shambles as wrong horse wins juvenile race at 50-1

Yarmouth was the scene of an unprecedented mix-up in British racing on Thursday when the 50-1 winner of the opening two-year-old race was later identified as her year-older stablemate who had been due to run later on the card.

Ivory horse fails dope test after embarrassing leak

Dean Ivory said on Monday that he had been left very embarrassed after a member of his staff was found to have caused one of his horses to fail a dope test by urinating in its stable.

Melbourne Cup winner Payne storms out of Shergar Cup media event

Michelle Payne, one of the headline acts at Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Cup, walked out of a media event in London on Thursday to promote the fixture.

So, how much does a jockey really earn?

Jockeys, they must be loaded right? Frankie Dettori rides in races worth hundreds of thousands of pounds every week. Ryan Moore jets around the world contesting the globe's biggest contests. Ruby Walsh wins Grade 1s for fun.

Why we should scrap all two-year-old races and begin at three

Last Sunday’s letters column in the Racing Post made sweet reading, in particular fresh-thinking contributions regarding weight-for-age and the gaps between races.

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