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For major international events we will have a preview of all Group 1 races. Then, post-race, check back for a summary of how the race was run and won, which horses performed well and which ones could have done better.

Irish Guineas Weekend: Stay Cool On Sunday As was the case with the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial previewed by John Ingles a fortnight ago, Aidan O’Brien is responsible for half of the eight runners declared for the Irish 2000 Guineas. - 21 May
Angel Solid But Profitable Can Fly High Too Having backed Midterm and So Mi Dar ante-post for the Derby and Oaks I’m hardly in love with the game at the moment, but I do know one of the best things about betting on horse racing is how quickly things can change for the better, as well as for the worst. - 20 May
Zeus To Continue Rise Through The Grades The Cliff Brown stable is in good form of late and handy galloper Zeus can continue that trend at Kranji this evening. - 20 May
The Nutcracker Set To Fly Fresh Promising sprinter The Nutcracker steps out on debut for the Patrick Shaw stable this evening and is expected to make his presence felt in the seventh event. - 14 May
Lockinge Stakes: Road Works For Limato All roads lead to Newbury, and Newbury leads to all roads. - 14 May
York Dante Meeting 2016: Day Two Preview The highlight of the week at York is Thursday’s Dante, a race that has firmly established itself as the key Derby trial in recent years. - 12 May
Sectional Preview: 2016 York Dante Meeting The majority of accepted trials for the classics at Epsom this year have been unsatisfactory and/or underwhelming affairs, but we could well have a couple of genuinely informative ones at York this week. - 12 May
York Dante Meeting 2016: Day One Preview The highlight of the first day of York's Dante Meeting on Wednesday is the Group 2 Duke of York Stakes over six furlongs, which is often a port of call for some of the top sprinters on the way to Royal Ascot next month.  - 12 May
Kentucky Derby: Mo Tom An Each-Way Saint Last year saw Kentucky Derby victor American Pharoah become America’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.  - 7 May
Chester Clues: Four Things To Watch Out For This Week Chester is arguably one of Britain's most unique courses and, hot on the heels of the Guineas, there will be Classic clues, one of the biggest staying handicaps of the year and a whole host of Marwan Koukash runners. - 5 May
Punchestown Festival 2016: Day One Preview Trainer Willie Mullins is chasing a fourth success in the Grade 1 Boylesports Champion Chase and there's no doubt that the race revolves around his classy chaser Vautour. - 26 Apr
Grand National Preview: Samuri To Show Fighting Spirit At Aintree With Cheltenham now over for another year, the world’s most difficult puzzle, the 2016 Crabbie's Grand National, is now firmly on our radar. - 5 Apr
Lincoln Handicap: Express To Deliver For Mcmahon On Town Moor The Lincoln may no longer play a part in determining the year’s champion jockey, but the season’s leading title contenders will still be doing their utmost to try and land the £100,000 Betway Lincoln Handicap at Doncaster on Saturday. - 1 Apr
Cheltenham Festival: Five Key Clashes For Thursday's Racing In the good old days, the ones with woollen racing colours and no social media, the Pertemps Network Final was a colossal guessing game based on the level at which the main contenders had been ‘trying’ in the months before the race. - 17 Mar
Cheltenham Festival Day One: The Power Of Pantomime In the first of his daily Cheltenham previews, chief correspondent Jamie Lynch examines the dramatic course of events during rehearsals for the Champion Hurdle cast and the leading lady who now finds herself centre stage. - 15 Mar
No Need To Chase In The Last Talented four-year-old Chase appears well placed to make a winning return when due to contest the final event at Singapore this evening. - 5 Mar
Royal Ruler To Bounce Back Promising four-year-old Royal Ruler appears set to bounce back from his disappointing display last start and make amends in the final event at Singapore this evening. - 29 Feb
Time For More Of That No More Heroes might have been an unlucky loser in last year’s Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle. - 29 Feb
A La Set For Victory Talented four-year-old A La Victory appears well placed to make a winning return when set to line up in the seventh event at Kranji this evening. - 12 Feb
Arkle Chase Preview: Have Garde Up Behind Douvan Douvan just has to turn up to win the Arkle and there’s no bet in the race as things stand. - 2 Feb
Bet365 Chase Preview: Cold Can March On At Ascot Ben Fearnley previews one of the weekend's big betting races, the bet365 Handicap Chase at Ascot, and has recommended a bet at a double-figure price. - 22 Jan
Hong Kong International Races- Euros Bound For Sha Tin Success With the National Hunt season now dominant at home, aficionados of high-class Flat racing get their final fix for the year when Sha Tin racecourse stages the Longines Hong Kong International Races on Sunday.  - 13 Dec
Class Drop To Give Magneto The Edge Group 1 performer Magneto has the class and the ratings to beat a handy field of sprinters in Singapore on Friday night. - 4 Dec
Former Champion Can Test Un De Sceaux's Cheltenham Credentials Although the mouth-watering clash between the resurgent Sprinter Sacre and the outstanding novice from last season, Un de Sceaux, will have to wait for another day - 4 Dec
Kiwi Karma Primed For Winning Return Classy mare Kiwi Karma looks primed for a winning return when she lines up in the Amcham Cup at Kranji on Friday night. - 20 Nov