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Communique Shines As Masar Flops

Communique has powered to victory in the Princess of Wales’s Stakes, at Newmarket with last year’s Derby winner Masar finishing last of the six runners. The Mark Johnston-trained Communique won his fourth race at Headquarters under Sylvestre de Sousa. James Doyle struggled to find any cover for Masar, with Charlie Appleby’s charge having just his[...]
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Blue Point Retired To Stud

Champion sprinter Blue Point will not race again with Godolphin confirming he will be retired to stud after his wins in the two Group One sprints at Royal Ascot. Blue Point became the first European-trained horse to win the King’s Stand Stakes and back up four days later to claim the Diamond Jubilee last week.[...]
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Kiwis part of Royal Procession at Royal Ascot

New Zealand has been well-represented in the four-carriage Royal Procession on the final day of Royal Ascot with Rosehill-based trainer Chris Waller enjoying a memorable 24 hours. On Saturday, the former Foxton horseman landed the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm with Invincibella to provide him with a record-breaking 18th Group 1 win[...]
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Blue Point Wins Sprint Double At Ascot

Godolphin’s Blue Point has completed the Royal Ascot Group One sprint double with a tenacious victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes. Having successfully defended his crown in the King’s Stand on Tuesday, the Charlie Appleby-trained five-year-old came out four days later in a bid to follow in the hoofprints of the Australian speedster Choisir –[...]
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