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Balder to take novice test

Impressive Aintree winner Balder Succes is likely to stick to novice company when he lines up at the Punchestown Festival next week.

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No rush for Annie target

Willie Mullins remains in no rush to decide on the likely Punchestown Festival target of brilliant mare Annie Power.

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Cosgrave appeal set for Monday

Pat Cosgrave's appeal against a six-month ban will be heard on Monday, the Emirates Racing Authority has confirmed.

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Hughes set for Sandown return

Richard Hughes has been given the green light to return to race-riding at Sandown on Friday.

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It all adds up for Decimus

A dislike for fences has helped Decimus return to winning ways over the smaller obstacles as he took his hurdling tally to four at Ludlow.

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France adds flair to Guineas

Andre Fabre has confirmed Miss France an intended runner in the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on Sunday week.

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Mullins' Vautour Champion hint

Willie Mullins has given the clearest indication yet that Vautour could be campaigned with a potential Champion Hurdle tilt in mind next season

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Rizeena delights in workout

Veteran trainer Clive Brittain has a third 1000 Guineas triumph in his sights after Rizeena came through her latest work with flying colours.

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Condon sidelined for a week

Davy Condon will be out of action until next week's Punchestown Festival following a fall at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday.

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Bunker given Dante date

Bunker will test his credibility as a possible Investec Derby contender in the Betfred Dante Stakes at York on May 15.

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Carberry targets swift return

Paul Carberry is likely to take a week off to recover from bruised ribs he sustained in a fall at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday.

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Rizeena thrills on gallops

Rizeena had trainer Clive Brittain purring after she turned in an electric workout on the Newmarket gallops.

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