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May 21, 1977

lJO Tobin, last year's top two-year-old now racing in the States, is well beaten in the Preakness at Pimlico, as Seattle Slew (Billy Turner/

Jean Cruguet) beat Iron Constitution (Jacinto Vasquez).

lApprentice Compton Rodrigues breaks his leg when Three Muskateers (Walter Wharton) falls in the mile handicap at Thirsk won by Shine On (Denys Smith/Shaun Salmon).

lPat Eddery hits 38 for the season as Lady Mason (Peter Walwyn) beats Topling in the ten-furlong handicap at Newmarket.

lEddery adds two more for Walwyn at Kempton, where Red Letter Day takes the fillies' mile race and Busaca beats Princess Blanco in the mile-and-a-half handicap.

lThere is a Warwick double for Fred Rimell as Apple Of My Eye (Sam Morshead) wins the conditions hurdle and Lewis lands the four-year-old handicap.

May 21, 1992

lThings are going well at Ladbrokes with Cyril Stein forecasting even better profits than last year, when the firm cashed in to the extent of pounds 210.4 million on a turnover of pounds 3.786 billion.

lJack Berry shuts up shop for at least a week; his yard has been hit by a virus.

lAt Ayr, it is decided that the Western meeting cannot sustain four days, so the Wednesday is dropped.

lEuroblake (David Barron/Joe Fanning), who cost only 480gns, gains the tenth win of his career as he takes the seven-furlong handicap at Catterick.

lThere is talk of the Royal Hunt Cup for Cape Pigeon (Gerald Cottrell), after landing the seven-furlong handicap at Goodwood by ten lengths from Tender Moment (Clive Brittain).
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Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:May 21, 2002
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