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Published: 10:14 | 21/4/16

Emotionless out of Guineas

Leading fancy Emotionless has been ruled out of the Qipco 2000 Guineas by trainer Charlie Appleby.

Winner of the Champagne Stakes as a juvenile, Emotionless was the second favourite for the first Classic of the season and looked to be on course to run at Newmarket when he was put through his paces at the course last week.

However, Appleby believes the colt will benefit from being given more time and will now concentrate on the second half of the season.

"The horse has done nothing wrong in his work but I feel that he is still maturing and will be a better horse with more time," Appleby told www.godolphin.com.

"He is an incredibly exciting horse to train but he is a horse for the second half of the season and he has a real future as a four and five-year-old when he is fully developed.

"The decision not to run is a difficult one but it is in the best interests of the horse and that is all that matters."

Aidan O'Brien's Air Force One remains the odds-on favourite to land the Classic on Saturday week.

Munster name side to face Glasgow

15:07 | 21/10/16

Keith Earls has been named on the left wing for Munster's Champions Cup encounter with Glasgow Warriors at Thomond Park.

Moscow Flyer dies aged 22

14:02 | 21/10/16

Former Champion Chase winner Moscow Flyer has died aged 22, the National Stud has announced.

Cheltenham to honour McNamara

11:21 | 21/10/16

The 2017 National Hunt Chase at the Cheltenham Festival is to be run in memory of JT McNamara.

Moore may ride Yucatan, says O'Brien

19:43 | 19/10/16

Ryan Moore could ride Yucatan in the Group One Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster on Saturday, according to trainer Aidan O'Brien.

Thistlecrack to make chasing bow

11:46 | 19/10/16

World Hurdle winner Thistlecrack is to make his debut over fences at Chepstow on Tuesday.

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