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'I got to some bits and thought, 'Why the f*** did I do that?''

Frankie Dettori questions some of his past conduct in a recent film release
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There's a lot of chat about not running top horses in handicaps, but there you go. I've done it and he's finished second. I've not gone the easy route and picked a conditions' race. It's hard for these [highly rated] horses off top weight, it's really hard; that's why very few people do it. He's the best horse in the race but he's got beat
Dan Skelton on his decision to race Grade 1 winner Protektorat in the Paddy Power Gold Cup

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We cannot believe that a single person has a destroyed a 75-year tradition in this way
An organising committee's president from Fehraltorf racecourse expresses his fury at a farmer for damaging the turf at the Swiss track

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When you're watching your own life you know what happens, but I got to some bits and thought, 'Why the f*** did I do that?'
Frankie Dettori reacts to the film created about his life

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I think racing is no different to every other sport in the world. There will be people who are trying to get an advantage and there will be people using things they shouldn't be using. I'm not naive enough to think racing is squeaky clean
Ruby Walsh calls for samples to be retrospectively tested for any banned substances seized from equine therapist John Warwick

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He's a beast of an animal. To be honest, in the Ballymore, we rooted three out and if we hadn't I think we'd have beaten Bravemansgame
Nicky Martin foresees a big future for her stable star Bear Ghylls, despite a novice chasing campaign being delayed until next season 

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It was the most invasive procedure I've had done and the one my body knew about the most
Josh Moore reflects on his recent spinal surgery which will keep him out of action until the spring

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I'm not naive enough to think racing is squeaky clean
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