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Paul Haigh asks whether it is right that US Dirt horses should dominate the World Rankings?

12 News

Drug offences in the UAE and Australia, two companies in rival bids to bring racing to city centres, Tina Rau believes the French female allowance is a good thing, whilst William Huntingdon enjoys a personal Route des Etalons

18 A dark Cloud

The tough and talented Many Clouds sadly dies after a career-best performance at Cheltenham

28 Arrogate flys

Juddmonte’s son of Unbridled’s Song comes home the uncontested winner of the Pegasus World Cup, writes Melissa Bauer-Herzog

32 Stallion stats

From Weatherbys

36 No place for “alternative facts” Simon Rowlands argues that the World Rankings provide evidence to assess the best horse in the world

42 Global take-over

Debbie Burt meets Doug Watson, 2016’s UAE champion trainer, and hears of his plans for the spring

62 New sires in the US

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Marcus Townend looks at the proposal from all angles and offers some radical solutions

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We ask if th Kempton Pae Jockey Club’s too big a purk proposal is for British nt racing?

84 Mare of the month

Staceymac: dam of Easton Angel

86 The database

Pedigree profiles from Weatherbys

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Alan Porter gives the low the new nam es for the 201down on 7 roster

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There needs to be far more from the Jockey Club and analysis by the BHA before there is any chance that the above question can be answered

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US fres for 2017hmen sires

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72 Is the Kempton proposal good?

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8o Jockey Club needs some more joined up thinking

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Alan Porter runs through the new additions to the 2017 stallion rosters

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54 Doug in Dubai

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The Fappiano and Caro lines are becoming dominant influences on the thoroughbred, writes Alan Porter

98 Photo of the month

Salateen winning in Dubai at the beginning of February

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The son of Unbridled ’s Song tops

the World Best raceho rse

Arrogate courtesy of Breeders’Cup

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ITB_March_April 2017  

We speak to champion UAE trainer Doug Watson ahead of the Dubai World Cup, we put some data behind the Jockey Club's Kempton Park proposals,...

ITB_March_April 2017  

We speak to champion UAE trainer Doug Watson ahead of the Dubai World Cup, we put some data behind the Jockey Club's Kempton Park proposals,...