Racing Post Top Stories July 2019

Enable prevails in epic King George battle to leave Frankie drained but joyous.

John Gosden’s eyes said it all. After one of the greatest and most pulsating races ever seen, one in which the magnificent champion Enable was forced to dig into her very core to find what was needed to defeat Crystal Ocean, the champion trainer was wide-eyed with adrenaline and awe.

Former ITV and Channel 4 racing and betting guru John McCririck dies aged 79

The man who became arguably racing's most famous face finally succumbed to ill health on Friday morning when the incomparable John McCririck died, leaving those who knew him best to salute a broadcaster known all over the world for his eccentricity and expertise.

William Haggas pays tribute to Irish Oaks winner and 'best filly' Sea Of Class

Racing is mourning the loss of one of the best fillies it has seen this century after Sea Of Class died on Monday.

Last year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe runner-up and Irish Oaks winner was initially showing signs she would recover from the colic surgery she underwent on July 3 and be saved for a stud career, but the discovery of a second tumour forced connections into a heart-wrenching decision.

Charlie Fellowes: why my Royal Ascot winner should have been disqualified

Thanks Be gave me a moment I'll cherish forever when winning the Sandringham Handicap at Royal Ascot. It may surprise you to learn I do not believe I should have won that race, however.

Barber family seeking new tenant for famous yard as Harry Fry opts to leave

Richard Barber's famous yard and gallops at Seaborough in Dorset, the home to Harry Fry since 2012, will be available to rent from next summer after the trainer gave his notice to leave at the end of the jumps season.

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