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Energy and business minister Michael Fallon has given the strongest indication yet that the Government will block elected officials who vetoed a £12bn nuclear-waste dump from being able to do so again.

Embrace should put the squeeze on Cecil

A James Fanshawe-trained filly can stake her claim for the Oaks by beating High Walden in the Musidora Stakes today

Champion jockey sues Henry Cecil for six-figure sum

THE CHAMPION jockey, Kieren Fallon, is suing the leading trainer Henry Cecil for a six-figure sum after being sacked from his job at the Newmarket stables five months ago.

Champion jockey issues writ against trainer

CHAMPION JOCKEY Kieren Fallon has issued a High Court writ for compensation against Henry Cecil following his controversial dismissal by the flamboyant trainer earlier this year, it emerged yesterday.

Racing: Eddery the sandman in pursuit of a century

HEAVENLY MISS would be an appropriate horse to become Pat Eddery's 100th winner of the season at Southwell today. The mare is one of five booked rides for the Irishman as he chases the one victory he needs to keep up his remarkable sequence of centuries.

Racing: Wyer and Nigel's Lad unstoppable

LORCAN WYER, currently operating without an agent to book his rides, is doing well enough without one and recorded a 63-1 double at Carlisle yesterday through Nigel's Lad and Stop The Gossip.

Racing: Fallon is Stoute's new stable jockey

KIEREN FALLON will be Sir Michael Stoute's stable jockey next year, the trainer confirmed yesterday. Fallon has ridden as a freelance since being sacked by Henry Cecil in July.

Racing: Punters hit after favourite defects

SEREN HILL, the sponsor's 11-2 favourite for the Tote Scoop6 November Handicap at Doncaster on Saturday, will miss the last big race of the Flat season, according to her trainer Gerard Butler.

Racing: Mission Australia for Tara

KAYF TARA duly completed his Irish St Leger double at the Curragh yesterday to give Godolphin its target 15th Group One win of the year and now starts his countdown to the Dubai-based team's assault on the southern hemisphere's top prize, the Melbourne Cup. The weather in Ireland was thoroughly unpleasant in human terms, with rain and wind lashing across the course, but the sodden ground was entirely to Kayf Tara's taste and the big Sadler's Wells five-year-old won as he pleased by eight lengths with Frankie Dettori's whip still sheathed.
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