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UPI Horse Racing Roundup: La Coronel wins Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland

UPI Horse Racing Roundup: La Coronel wins Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland

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Another international weekend of racing found Redzel victorious in the inaugural Everest Stakes in Australia, Bullards Alley shocking the Canadian International at Woodbine, Deirdre victorious in Japan and La Coronel a gate-to-wire winner in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland.Aidan O'Brien went one-for-five on three continents in his quest to tie the late Bobby Frankel's record of training 25 Grade I wins in a calendar year. But the one victory was a grand slam four-bagger.Away we go.WoodbineBullards Alley, at odds of nearly 43-1, showed his heels to nine rivals in the stretch run of Sunday's $ 800,000 (Canadian) Grade I Pattison Canadian International, winning by 10 3/4 lengths. Oscar Nominated and Flamboyant got the minor awards and the best the European contingent could m...
NLCS: Justin Turner blasts Los Angeles Dodgers past Chicago Cubs

NLCS: Justin Turner blasts Los Angeles Dodgers past Chicago Cubs

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LOS ANGELES -- With Hollywood as its neighbor, Los Angeles is no stranger to dramatic endings. And with his game-winning, three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner certainly attained movie star status. The 4-1 victory gave the Dodgers a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series and plenty of momentum heading to Chicago for Game 3 on Tuesday. Before Turner's heroics, the game was a battle of bullpens. One night after taking out ace Clayton Kershaw after five innings, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts did the same with Rich Hill, even though Hill had allowed just one run. The move paid off -- again -- as four Dodgers relievers were nearly perfect over four...
Saints twice come from behind to deny Newcastle

Saints twice come from behind to deny Newcastle

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Manolo Gabbiadini marked his return to the Southampton team by scoring both goals as battling Saints twice came from behind to deny Newcastle United victory in an entertaining game at St Mary's.Isaac Hayden fired the Magpies ahead from 25 yards after goalkeeper Fraser Forster was left flat-footed, before Joselu was denied by the bar.Saints conjured up a rare home goal through Gabbiadini's shot on the turn only for Newcastle to restore their lead 87 seconds later, Ayoze Perez finding the net from an angle after Forster had spilled the Spaniard's initial shot.Newcastle were denied victory when Gabbiadini, starting for the first time since 9 September, scored from the penalty spot after Florian Lejeune needlessly bundled over Shane Long.Reaction from St Mary's StadiumGabbiadini ends home goal...
NLCS: Los Angeles Dodgers strike first in NLCS, win 5-2 vs. Chicago Cubs

NLCS: Los Angeles Dodgers strike first in NLCS, win 5-2 vs. Chicago Cubs

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LOS ANGELES -- Chris Taylor hit a go-ahead home run Saturday night and Charlie Culberson added an RBI and a run scored as the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the National League Championship Series with a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.Kenley Jansen came on to get the final four outs for the save as the Dodgers used five relievers in support of starter Clayton Kershaw, who lasted five innings. Kershaw gave up a two-run homer to Albert Almora Jr. in the fourth inning but nothing else despite some hard-hit balls by the Cubs. The left-hander, in his second start this postseason, gave up four hits with four strikeouts. Taylor's breakout regular season has continued on into the playoffs. He had three runs scored in a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the National League Division...
'Scandalous' decision annoys Wenger, Deeney responds with scathing Arsenal assessment

'Scandalous' decision annoys Wenger, Deeney responds with scathing Arsenal assessment

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Arsene Wenger bemoaned a "scandalous decision" to award Watford a penalty as Arsenal squandered a lead to lose 2-1 in injury time at Vicarage Road.The Gunners led through Per Mertesacker's header but the Hornets equalised when Troy Deeney converted from the spot after Hector Bellerin was adjudged to have fouled Richarlison.Substitute Deeney's strike with 19 minutes left set the scene for a stirring Watford finish, with Tom Cleverley converting in the closing seconds to send Watford fourth."I would say it was not a penalty," said Arsenal manager Wenger. "It came at a moment in the game where it was absolutely important for Watford. No penalty, no goal."Deeney gave a scathing assessment of Wenger's comments and the Gunners in general, telling BT Sport: "I've heard Wenger's already saying the...