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Carlisle: Dalgleish hoping bell tolls for him again with Zoravan Australia may have the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops a nation, but never wishing to be outdone, Britain has its own meeting that stops a city, Carlisle Bell day. 06/28/2017 07:42 AM

Julian Muscat: Return of Americans adds new dimension to Ascot Every time you looked down the track you were regaled by the sight of top-class horses pelting headlong towards the winning post. From Lady Aurelia and Caravaggio to the epic Gold Cup confrontation between Big Orange and Order Of St George. 06/28/2017 07:06 AM

Smullen expects battle of wits with Ballydoyle on Cracksman Pat Smullen has been handed the plum ride on Cracksman in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. 06/27/2017 07:00 PM

The big debate: do racecourses and music nights work together? Last week a post-racing Little Mix concert turned sour, with drunk adults scarring - or at least bruising - young children with what Newmarket described as loutish behaviour. Here our writers make the case for and against racecourse concerts. 06/27/2017 01:00 PM

Haggas making Group 1 plans for Mutakayyef and Tasleet As far as frustrating weeks go, winning more than £300,000 in prize-money is at the better end of the spectrum, but when it is a Royal Ascot winner you are after a string of near-misses can grate. 06/27/2017 10:35 AM

De Sousa expects title battle despite hot streak Silvestre de Sousa is taking nothing for granted in his quest to regain his Flat jockeys' championship crown despite stretching clear of his rivals following a staggering spell of 37 winners so far this month. 06/27/2017 08:03 AM

Chamberlin: teamwork and emotion made for a special week at Ascot A tight team and making viewers feel part of the action have been put forward as reasons for ITV's positive Royal Ascot viewing figures by lead presenter Ed Chamberlin. 06/26/2017 04:22 PM

More big-race woe for Dettori as he misses Irish Derby Frankie Dettori has had to admit defeat in his race to be fit to ride Epsom third Cracksman in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. 06/26/2017 04:00 PM

Lee Mottershead: BHA needs to examine use of pacemakers The time is right for the BHA to examine the use of pacemakers. The Queen Anne Stakes showed that to be the case. 06/26/2017 11:20 AM

Royal Ascot reach never been stronger due to enhanced TV coverage Ascot will seek to extend the global reach of the royal meeting even further next year after a boost in international participation on and off the course. 06/26/2017 10:00 AM

Ascot unable to identify racegoer who threw pint at Atzeni Ascot has been unable to identify the racegoer who nearly hit jockey Andrea Atzeni with a plastic pint of beer on his way to post before the Duke of Edinburgh Handicap on Friday. 06/24/2017 12:58 PM

Johnson and McNally quizzed over jockey switch as gamble is foiled A big gamble on Northern Irish raider The Trigger came unstuck in the 2m4½f handicap hurdle when the eight-year-old, backed from 10-1 in the morning down to 2-1 favourite on course, could finish only fourth behind Overtoujay. 06/23/2017 07:24 PM

Queen's Vase: Progressive Stradivarius tunes up for Leger bid All roads lead to Doncaster for owner Bjorn Nielsen and Stradivarius following his taking victory in the first running of the Queen's Vase over a mile and three-quarters. 06/23/2017 05:27 PM

Coronation Stakes: Wonderful Winter breezes home Winter completed a superb Group 1 treble as she easily added the Coronation Stakes to her Newmarket and Irish 1,000 Guineas successes from stablemates Roly Poly and Hydrangea. 06/23/2017 04:32 PM

Caravaggio delivers Commonwealth Cup masterpiece A brilliant surge of speed carried Caravaggio to a thrilling victory in the Commonwealth Cup, with the Aidan O'Brien colt retaining his unbeaten record and putting up a career-best performance in the Group 1 contest. 06/23/2017 03:50 PM

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