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  • Irish Derby
  • Australia heads O'Brien clean sweep
  • Jun 28, 2014: Epsom Derby winner Australia eased to victory in the Irish Derby as Aiden O'Brien picked up a clean sweep at the Curragh

  • Royal Ascot
  • The Fugue wins Prince of Wales's Stakes
  • Jun 18, 2014: Jockey William Buick riding The Fugue saw off star French filly Treve to secure victory in the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot

  • Royal Ascot
  • Kingman takes St James's Palace Stakes
  • Jun 17, 2014: Kingman took victory in the St James's Palace Stakes after surging past Night of Thunder to triumph by two-and-a-quarter lengths

  • Epsom Derby
  • O'Brien makes history at Epsom
  • Jun 7, 2014: Aidan O'Brien has become the first trainer to win the Derby at Epsom for three successive years with Australia

  • Epsom Oaks
  • Taghrooda eases to Oaks victory
  • Jun 6, 2014: Two-time champion jockey Paul Hanagan won his first Classic after riding Taghrooda to glory in the Oaks at Epsom

  • Horse Racing
  • Shutthefrontdoor wins Irish Grand National
  • Apr 21, 2014: Tranier Jonjo O'Neill celebrated a second Irish Grand National win in eight years as well-backed favourite Shutthefrontdoor held off a late challenge from Golden Wonder in a thrilling finish at Fairyhouse

  • Horse Racing
  • Grand National winning former jockey fined £1500
  • Apr 10, 2014: Two-time Grand National winning former jockey Carl Llewellyn has been fined £1,500 by the British Horseracing Authority after he admitted bringing the sport into disrepute

  • Horse Racing
  • Ascot to host Europe's richest handicap mile
  • Apr 8, 2014: Ascot will stage the richest handicap mile in European flat racing in October following the addition of the £250,000 Balmoral Handicap to the British Champions Day card

  • Grand National
  • Grand National start hearing expected imminently
  • Apr 6, 2014: The British Horseracing Authority has announced it will be a "couple of days" before a date for the referral hearing into the start of the 2014 Grand National will be announced

  • Grand National
  • Aintree remembers 25th anniversary of Hillsborough
  • Apr 5, 2014: A minute's applause was held in remembrance for the 96 football fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster before the opening race of Grand National day at Aintree

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