In short

Chesspiece seeks strong Cup run at York

Chesspiece (Simon & Ed Crisford/Paul Mulrennan) bids for a second Listed victory in the Grand Cup at York, UK, on Saturday, 15 June. 

Bold Act back at Churchill Downs for Chorleywood

G3 Louisville Stakes fourth Bold Act (Charlie Appleby/Tyler Gaffalione) returns to Churchill Downs, USA, for the Chorleywood Stakes on Saturday, 15 June. 

King Of Conquest rules again at Goodwood

King Of Conquest (Charlie Appleby/William Buick) secured a second Listed win at Goodwood, UK, as he stayed on well to comfortably take the Tapster Stakes on Sunday, 9 June.

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David Murray

Dave Murray worked as a sports journalist, racing writer, columnist and sub-editor for Rural Press, Fairfax, AAP and News Ltd during his 30 years in the newspaper industry. He is a keen horseman who enjoys riding when he's not reporting on Godolphin and the success of Darley stallions in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. 

Mike Hedge

Mike Hedge has covered major sports events around the world as a member of the Australian Associates Press (AAP) and headed up the AAP racing desk for 15 years. He has been a contributor to a range of racing publications and joined the team in 2015.


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