Sole Power wins at York

Sole Power edging through with an extraordinary winIrish flyer Sole Power won the highlight of the third day of the York Festival, the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes, this afternoon.Sole Power, ridden by Richard Hughes, just got a gap with half a furlong to go and burst through it to win the £150,000 purse by half a length. It was the second Group

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Australia triumphs at York in super style

Easy: AustralianullDouble-Derby winner Australia was a brilliant victor of the Juddmonte International at York this afternoon. Produced superbly by Joseph O'Brien at the furlong pole, Australia sprinted away from the French Derby hero The Grey Gatsby with Telescope third and the Eclipse Stakes winner, Mukhadram, in fourth. It was well worth Joseph sweating down to 8st 12lbs to ride this horse

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Fergal Lynch returns to UK racing

Fergal Lynch happy to be back in the UKFergal Lynch is viewing the rest of his career as a "new era" after being allowed back to ride in the United Kingdom.The British Horseracing Authority last week lifted the restrictions placed on Lynch, who admitted stopping Bond City from winning at Ripon in August 2004. He has been based in Ireland

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Lynch free to ride in Britain

Jockey Fergal LynchFergal Lynch is allowed to ride in Britain for an initial one-year period, confirmed the British Horseracing Authority.  Lynch, 36, admitted to stopping a horse, Bond City, from winning at Ripon in August 2004, supplying inside information about six of his rides, and associating with the disqualified Miles Rodgers. The former champion apprentice was fined £50,000 in July

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No Mission decided yet for Noble

Noble Mission (left)Next month's Qipco Irish Champion Stakes has not yet been confirmed as the next staging post for Noble Mission.Connections of the rejuvenated five-year-old had mentioned the Leopardstown Group One on September 13 as a possible objective after he finished a close second in the Grosser Dallmayr-Preis at Munich on July 27. Frankel's full brother also holds an entry

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