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This week’s roundup also features memories of Pat Smullen and some cracking volleys of the footballing variety
1) The death of nine-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen at the age of 43 has robbed Flat racing of one of its very best. He guided Harzand, trained by Dermot Weld to winning the Epsom Derby in 2016 with this pitch-perfect ride. His wins on Rite of Passage in the Ascot Gold Cup of 2010 and Refuse to Bend in the 2000 Guineas in 2003 were typical pieces of Smullen’s expert judgement of pace in a race. Smullen’s race to raise awareness and money for cancer charities tempted AP McCoy out of retirement for one race only. AP, of course, won.Continue reading...