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Racing: Fallon has last laugh over Dettori

End of the season and end of an era as Frankie is crowned while Balding takes a final bow

Racing: Dettori's ban will not halt Sha Tin finale

For Frankie Dettori a one-month ban from riding could not have come at a better time. The suspension, an unfriendly farewell gesture from the stewards of the Racing Victoria Turf Club because of their visitor's careless riding in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup, will commence at midnight on Saturday. That will be around five hours after the final meeting of the year that counts towards the Flat jockeys' championship. Dettori can spend the following month basking in the reclamation of his crown and reflecting on a job well done.

Racing: Fallon aims to ride on despite fall

A heavy fall for Kieren Fallon at Leicester yesterday resulted in the champion jockey being taken to hospital, removed from the track by stretcher and ambulance. Although later discharged, the day may mark the moment when Fallon's challenge to Frankie Dettori for this year's jockeys' title collapsed as his rival was ensuring that even with full health it would be a tough task for the Irishman, a treble extending his lead in the championship race to 13.

Racing: Dettori upstaged by Rakti revival

Ascot Festival - Supporting role for leading rider on penultimate day of drama for the old course

Racing: Third man refuses to settle for supporting role

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Racing: Testing time for Fallon and North Light

Education is the priority at Newmarket today with four large fields of tender juveniles getting some valuable experience down the broad plains of the Rowley Mile and North Light out to demonstrate his wellbeing in a spin on the track between races.

Racing: Dettori the new favourite for jockeys' title

Frankie Dettori is now favourite to land the Flat jockeys' championship after drawing alongside Kieren Fallon with a 14-1 double at Yarmouth yesterday.

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