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Bell and Turner battle it out at Carlisle's Ultimate Ladies' Night

Last night Carlisle played host to the only female-only race card in the world – the Ultimate Ladies’ Night. The evening kicked off with the Lady Riders’ Invitational Handicap for Lady Amateur riders, with a decisive win for Miss S Brotherton and Glasgon.


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Rizeena set for Maria rematch

Rizeena set for Maria rematch

Rizeena could have another crack at Amazing Maria in the Coolmore Mastercraftsman Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on September 12. Clive Brittain's filly was unplaced behind the David O'Meara-trained grey in France on Sunday, the second time she has been unable to match the new level of form shown by Amazing Maria.


Maher thrilled by Walsh booking

Maher thrilled by Walsh booking

What began as "pie in the sky" will on Sunday become reality when Ruby Walsh partners esteemed Australian stayer Bashboy in the Grand National Steeplechase. Trainer Ciaron Maher is still coming to terms with having pulled off the sizeable coup of luring Walsh across the world to ride one of his horses.

Walz unlikely for Irish date

Walz unlikely for Irish date

German stayer Walzertakt is unlikely to take up an engagement in the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger on September 13.

Sligo abandoned

Sligo abandoned

Wednesday evening's meeting at Sligo has been abandoned, with an 8am inspection planned for Thursday to determine prospects for that card. Officials initially reported the track to be fit for action following an 8. 30am check, but further heavy rain coupled with an unfavourable forecast has forced them to call off Wednesday's fixture.


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ultimate girl night

Bell and Turner battle it out at Carlisle's Ultimate Ladies' Night

Last night Carlisle played host to the only female-only race card in the world – the Ultimate Ladies’ Night. The evening kicked off with the Lady Riders’ Invitational Handicap for Lady Amateur riders, with a decisive win for Miss S Brotherton and Glasgon.


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A History of the Shergar Cup

This week we’re looking to the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup on Saturday 9 August, held at Ascot, and look at the horse that gave its name to the event - Shergar.

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Top Female Jockeys Head to Carlisle for Ladies' Race Day

Today sees the annual Ultimate Ladies’ Night event at Carlisle Racecourse. This fantastic fixture at Carlisle Racecourse on Monday 3 August is totally unique – with each race on the card being open for female jockeys only.