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Peerless O'Brien on top of the world as Saxon Warrior seals Group 1 record

He's now just a general 5-1 chance for the Derby, but that doesn't really matter. Not on Saturday at least.  

Saxon Warrior won the Racing Post Trophy to become Aidan O'Brien's 26th top-level winner of the year, breaking the record set by Bobby Frankel 14 years ago, and did in a style so typical of Ballydoyle runners.

O'Brien lines up Churchill for showdown with Arrogate

Churchill is set to fight them on the dirt at Del Mar after Aidan O'Brien insisted his dual 2,000 Guineas hero has what it takes to lock horns with the likes of Arrogate and Gun Runner in the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday.

Coneygree camp expecting big run in Cue Card clash at Wetherby

Coneygree is expected to come on for the run in Saturday's bet365 Charlie Hall Chase but his rivals have been warned he is as good as ever and goes to Wetherby with a very good shout.

Alastair Down joins four jumps legends as they return to the saddle

On horseback they have covered more miles than a moonshot and been airborne longer than the ever-roaming albatross, but for AP McCoy, John Francome, Peter Scudamore and Richard Dunwoody Monday was an old dogs and new tricks morning.

Wannabe Pendletons barred from Cheltenham Festival under new rules

New restrictions are to be introduced on riders in the Cheltenham Festival's amateur races that would have prevented Victoria Pendleton from riding had they been in place in 2016, when she finished fifth in the Foxhunter Chase.

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