Barzalona the loser in fresh Godolphin shake-up


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The Independent Online

Godolphin jockey Mickael Barzalona will no longer be automatic first choice for trainer Charlie Appleby.

The demotion follows a fortnight after a similar change at the operation’s other yard, where Saeed bin Suroor brought in Kieren Fallon alongside Silvestre De Sousa as joint No 1.

“There has been no falling out, it’s just that I have free rein to use whatever jockeys I see fit,” Appleby said.