Trainer seeks fourth winner in the Classic in seven years but Talent could upset favourite
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Sunday 11 November 2012
A penthouse overlooking Havana's Malecón seaside wall is a new breed of 'casa particular', says Claire Boobbyer
Saturday 10 November 2012
"It’s about finding your own identity.” It can’t be easy living in the shadow of his famous uncle, Carlos, who helped get him into the Cuban National Ballet School, aged 10, and with whom he shares a striking resemblance.
Saturday 06 October 2012
Lucrative weekend of racing, but sums pale in comparison to Tuesday's £50m yearling auction
Friday 28 September 2012
His many admirers would not be short of reasons to celebrate a first trainers' championship for John Gosden, who yesterday nosed his way past Aidan O'Brien at the top of the prize money table. Even beyond his skill, decency and intelligence, however, they might treasure the certainty that not one Clarehaven horse will be declared to run this autumn with Gosden's title challenge in mind.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Newmarket regulars still struggling to adjust to its new autumn schedule must rely on the exposed horizons of the Rowley Mile to retrieve their bearings. Tomorrow they have a Group One for juvenile fillies, transferred from Ascot in contentious horse-trading between the two courses a couple of years ago, but the three-day meeting opens with a race that preserves the vulnerable traditions of the sport's headquarters in the best possible spirit.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
Hundreds bid for Sir Jimmy Savile's unique clothes, including reporter Jonathan Brown
Wednesday 25 July 2012
The death of a Cuban dissident killed in a car crash on Sunday is at the centre of growing controversy after family members claimed that the vehicle he was travelling in was deliberately forced off the road.
Sunday 08 July 2012
The Women on the 6th Floor (106 mins, 12A)
Friday 06 July 2012
Seven short films, each by a different director, on the magical variety of Cuba's capital.
Thursday 21 June 2012
It’s World Music Day and officially three weeks to Latitude! World Music Day or ‘Fete De La Musique’ is an international celebration of all things musical taking place in more than 110 countries and 403 cities around the world with hundreds of music acts taking part in numerous free performances and bringing music to the masses.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
So there was Yamile Aldama, sitting in the Roman sunshine, humming along to the soothing sound of Barry White on her iPod, getting ready to start her season as the newly crowned world indoor champion in the triple jump and as a golden prospect on the Olympic medal front at the age of 39.
Sunday 10 June 2012
Jockey dominates Newmarket card while Buick rides second Doncaster three-timer in 24 hours
Thursday 05 April 2012
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned home after his latest round of radiation therapy treatment in Cuba.
Monday 02 April 2012
President Hugo Chavez has travelled to Cuba for another round of cancer treatment, saying he will be in Havana for several days.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Hope of political reforms dismissed as Benedict XVI meets Raul Castro on tour of the island
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