Fallon to return to riding in Emirates

Kieren Fallon is to make his comeback by riding for the trainer Kiaran McLaughlin in the United Arab Emirates this winter. Fallon has been absent since sustaining shoulder injuries in a fall at Ascot in June.

Kieren Fallon is to make his comeback by riding for the trainer Kiaran McLaughlin in the United Arab Emirates this winter. Fallon has been absent since sustaining shoulder injuries in a fall at Ascot in June.

Limestone Lad had no more than a schooling session at odds of 1-7 at Punchestown yesterday to extend his unbeaten record over fences to three and retain 5-1 favouritism with Liam Cashman for the Royal & SunAlliance Chase at Cheltenham in March.

Al Capone was yesterday thwarted by First Gold, a King George VI Chase possible for François Doumen, in his attempt to win Auteuil's Prix la Haye Jousselin for a world record eighth consecutive time.

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