Racing: Cecil running low on ammunition

Henry Cecil starts the last full week of the turf season pounds 22,279 behind Saeed bin Suroor in the race for the trainers' title and admitted yesterday: "I haven't got much chance. I haven't got the ammunition left. But win or lose I have enjoyed it."

Cecil landed a double at Newmarket on Saturday with Ali-Royal and Palisade but his rival also scored with Saheeel and sent out Fatefully to finish third.

Neither has any runners at today's all-weather meeting at Southwell or Redcar's fixture tomorrow. But each has made virtually unprecedented entries at Musselburgh for Thursday's meeting.

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