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Racehorses in History

June: Fairy Chant
b. 1937
Why: A champion at 3 and 4, Fairy Chant won the Beldame twice. She was in the money for 26 of her 42 races.

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Dubai World Cup Weekend

There’s plenty of British and Irish coverage of the Dubai World Cup (and I can fully appreciate that English sportswriters are looking for something to cover besides England’s wildly lackluster win over Andorra (Andorra!) in Euro 2008 qualifying following so rapidly on the heels of their draw with Israel) — it would be nice if [...]

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Although Ouija Board was scratched from the Hong Kong Vase, there was a great story on the day in her absence. Collier Hill’s victory in the race no doubt seemed unlikely back in his steeplechase days. (Yes, he’s a former steeplechaser. Did we mention he’s eight years old and has raced with [...]