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Martyn Meade finds excuse for Aclaim's Lockinge flop

PA Sport 12:26pm, Sun 28 May 2017

AclaimTrainer Martyn Meade is confident Aclaim will bounce back to form this summer after finding a viable excuse for his disappointing reappearance in the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury.

Having rounded off last season with three successive victories, hopes were high the four-year-old could make his mark at the highest level this term.

Acapulco still in Ascot mix after missing Greenlands run

PA Sport 11:16am, Sun 28 May 2017

AcapulcoAidan O'Brien is still hoping to get Acapulco to Royal Ascot after she was forced to miss Saturday's Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh.

Having made a winning start to life with O'Brien earlier this month in a Listed race, O'Brien was keen to test her at a higher level before heading to Berkshire.

Henry Candy feels Limato has grown ahead of Royal Ascot

PA Sport 11:16am, Sun 28 May 2017

LimatoHenry Candy believes there is even more to come from Limato this season.

After a trip to Dubai failed to go to plan, Candy is now preparing him for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

Winner of the July Cup and Prix de la Foret last season, the five-year-old gelding is still filling out according to his trainer.

Gordon Lord Byron turns back time in Greenlands

PA Sport 6:04pm, Sat 27 May 2017

Gordon Lord Byron isn't for catching at the CurraghPopular veteran Gordon Lord Byron rolled back the years to cause a 20-1 upset in the Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh.

The Group Two lost its sheen following the defection of likely favourite Acapulco, who made such a striking return to action at this track a fortnight ago.

Dual Guineas hero Churchill makes no mistake at Curragh

PA Sport 5:24pm, Sat 27 May 2017

ChurchillChurchill completed a Classic double with a comfortable victory in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

Last season's champion juvenile after winning five of his six starts, Aidan O'Brien's colt made a successful reappearance in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket three weeks ago and was a prohibitively priced 4-9 favourite to follow up back on home soil.

Priceless pounces in Temple Stakes at Haydock for Clive Cox and Adam Kirby

PA Sport 5:18pm, Sat 27 May 2017

PricelessPriceless completed a big-race double for trainer Clive Cox and jockey Adam Kirby in the Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock.

A little over 30 minutes after teaming up to land the Sandy Lane Stakes with the hugely impressive Harry Angel, the pair combined with this 11-2 chance in the second Group Two of the day.

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