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Frankel for Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe

Frankel for Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe

24 Aug, 2012

Super horse Frankel has tempted connections to head to France for the Group 1 €4m QATAR Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Longchamp on October 7 after securing his thirteenth win at York on Wednesday.

Frankel retained his ‘best horse in the world’ tag when he careered away from the rest …

English Racecourse Petitions For Abolishment Of Whips

English Racecourse Petitions For Abolishment Of Whips

27 Apr, 2011

A racecourse in England is petitioning to ban horse whips from being used during all races at their track.

Towcester Racecourse, in Northhamptonshire in central England, is hoping to be the first racecourse to abolish the use of the whip from October this year.

Racecourse General Manager, Kevin Ackerman, has asked the British Horseracing Authority …