Racing: Cecil running low on ammunition

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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.