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  • AP: Retirement is 'probably right'

    On his first day as a former jockey, Tony McCoy was able to reflect upon recent events and look forward to "a nice breakfast".

    Sunday April 26 2015, 14:29 BST
    McCoy gets a poignant send-off form his colleagues at Sandown.
  • Landmark Wetherby win for Focus

    All of the news from Wetherby, where In Focus got the best of a tight finish to the first Flat race ever staged at the track.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 15:53 BST
    In Focus ridden by David Allan (right) are the first winners on Wetherby's new  Flat racing track as they take the bet365.com Handicap from Rousayan (left)
  • Grand National option for Canvas

    Trainer Dermot McLoughlin has next year's Grand National in mind for Vics Canvas following his fine run in the bet365 Gold Cup.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 15:52 BST
    Vics Canvas (left): Ran a cracker at Sandown.
  • Anthem makes Woodlands return

    Royal Ascot-winning filly Anthem Alexander is the star turn among the 10 declared for the Woodlands Stakes at Naas on Monday.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 15:32 BST
    Jockey Pat Smullen riding Anthem Alexander (L) wins the Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot last year.
  • Callan blazes Hong Kong trail

    Neil Callan clinched a major triumph when the former James Fanshawe-trained Blazing Speed took the QEII Cup in Hong Kong.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 14:18 BST
    Neil Callan and Blazing Speed come home clear to win the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup at Sha Tin.
  • Vautour misses Punchestown date

    Star novice Vautour will miss Tuesday's BoyleSports Champion Chase at Punchestown after failing to shine in his final workout.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 11:29 BST
    Champagne Fever: Lines up under Ruby Walsh at Punchestown
  • Fellowes points Sail to Newbury

    Charlie Fellowes has outlined plans to bring back flagbearer Wet Sail in the Bathwick Tyres Carnarvon Stakes at Newbury.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 13:48 BST
    Wet Sail in work before the Breeders' Cup last year.
  • Racecourse gallop for Lord Byron

    Tom Hogan will send his multiple Group One winner Gordon Lord Byron to Naas on Monday for a workout after racing.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 14:14 BST
    Gordon Lord Byron: Trainer eyeing Royal Ascot again.
  • Take the Hint at Wetherby

    Wetherby stage their inaugural Flat meeting today and Anita Chambers believes Secret Hint can steal the limelight.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 08:56 BST
    Secret Hint can help make history at Wetherby
  • Ascot beckons for Dark Emerald

    Brendan Powell is eyeing a trip to Royal Ascot for stable star Dark Emerald following his fantastic winter campaign in Dubai.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 11:21 BST
    Dark Emerald: Could return at Royal Ascot.
  • Mal Boyle's Placepot picks

    Our Placepot expert Mal Boyle reveals his selections ahead of this afternoon's meeting from Chelmsford.

    Sunday April 26 2015, 08:55 BST
  • McCoy bows out a peerless hero

    AP McCoy had to settle for third aboard Box Office on the final ride of his illustrious career career at Sandown on Saturday.

    Saturday April 25 2015, 21:10 BST
    AP McCoy waves to the Sandown crowd after finishing third on Box Office
  • Racing salutes legend McCoy

    The curtain came down on the career of AP McCoy at Sandown on Saturday and the racing world paid tribute to the champion.

    Saturday April 25 2015, 19:50 BST
    Jockeys greet AP McCoy on his final day in the saddle
  • 'It's all been worth it'

    Tony McCoy "richly deserved" the rousing send-off he received at Sandown, according to the rider's wife, Chanelle.

    Saturday April 25 2015, 19:51 BST
    Tony McCoy with his wife Chanelle, daughter Eve and son Archie at Sandown on Saturday
  • O'Neill: McCoy's the greatest

    Jonjo O'Neill is adamant Tony McCoy deserves to be remembered as the "greatest of all time".

    Saturday April 25 2015, 19:41 BST
    JP McManus and Jonjo O'Neill with McCoy at Sandown
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