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Miss Amulet beats Frenetic at Naas for Ken Condon

Miss Amulet provided Ken Condon with another notable winner when quickening by odds-on favourite Frenetic in the Arqana Irish EBF Marwell Stakes at Naas. Condon has already landed the Railway Stakes with Laws Of Indices and the Minstrel Stakes with Romanised this season, as well as winning with a couple of promising juveniles. Source: Read Full Article

Banton admits No.4 role in England's one-day side 'unnatural' to him

‘It’s probably the most difficult sports team in the world to get into’: Somerset opener Tom Banton says he may have to get used to the middle order if he’s going to force his way into England’s ODI team Tom Banton has been learning the position on the job during the Ireland series  England’s limited-overs series against Ireland ends in Southampton on Tuesday   Banton has had a quiet series, contributing just

Steel Bull to be supplemented for Phoenix Stakes

Michael O’Callaghan’s impressive Molecomb Stakes winner Steel Bull will be supplemented for the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. It will be a first run over six furlongs for the speedy colt, who has won both his races to date in impressive fashion. Source: Read Full Article

Glenn Maxwell reveals how he survived summer of trauma

A new selfless Glenn Maxwell has revealed how much he learned from he labelled the “trauma” of last summer when he stepped away from the game only to return a happier and more well-rounded person. Maxwell could be forced to leave Victoria in coming days to ensure he can join an Australian training hub in Western Australia, en route to England, after being recalled to the national squad for a

Aussies lash Indian women’s T20 call

Aussie star Alyssa Healy and her World Cup-winning teammates have hit social media hard to criticise a decision from the Board of Control for Cricket in India to effectively exclude them from a Women’s T20 challenge in early November. And Healy has stood firm on her stance after a reporter took aim at her on Twitter. After Healy described the decision as “soooo dumb” sports journalist Boria Majumdar — who

Melrose date on Mambo Nights radar

Mambo Nights could take in the Sky Bet Melrose Handicap at York ahead of a potential outing next month’s St Leger at Doncaster. Having failed to win in four outings last year, Mambo Nights is unbeaten in three starts this season, notching up victories at Sandown and Ripon before scoring at Goodwood on Wednesday. Source: Read Full Article

First international horse nominated for Cox Plate

British trainer Roger Charlton is set to bring group 1 winner Aspetar to Melbourne for this year's Cox Plate. Encouraged by son Tom Charlton, who is working for John O'Shea in Sydney, to nominate for the weight-for-age race, Aspetar became the first international horse to submit an entry for the $5 million contest before Tuesday's deadline. Aspetar (middle) running second at Sandown Park Racecourse in England in July.Credit:Getty Images The

Racing tips for Goodwood, Newmarket, Hamilton and Chepstow

SWINDLER won’t short-change his backers in the Unibet Stewards’ Cup (3.35) at Glorious Goodwood today. The Ed Walker-trained sprinter had clearly got out of the wrong side of the bed when refusing to enter the stalls for the Silver Wokingham at Royal Ascot last month. But there’s no doubt the son of Invincible Spirit is a smart performer when in the mood – as when bagging two six-furlong handicaps at

Norton sidelined after Spain trip

Franny Norton cannot ride until August 12 as he is required to undergo quarantine following a trip to Spain to celebrate his 50th birthday. Norton decided to enjoy a brief holiday with his family for his big day on July 28, as he was serving a nine-day suspension for his ride on Thunderous in winning the Dante Stakes at York. Source: Read Full Article