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Records broken at Newmarket yearling sale as 372 horses fetch £84m

Newmarket Racecourse

There were no seven-figure yearlings during the final session of Tattersalls’ prestigious Book 1 Sale in Newmarket on Thursday but, with the hammer falling on 372 colts and fillies over the three days at an average price of 222,000gns, turnover at the sale broke 80m guineas (£84m) for the first time to set a new record for a European bloodstock auction.

Tyson Fury’s Batman caper belies serious threat to Wladimir Klitschko

Batman

Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko finished their London encounter on Wednesday dressed in designer suits that would not have looked out of place on the trading floor of the City but, before business was concluded, the wild Mancunian contender had paraded in front of the heavyweight champion of the world dressed as Batman.

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Adam Yates out of the shadows and looking to win Tour de France stages

In the first week of the Tour de France, Adam Yates’s philosophy was simple – “stay invisible and stay out of trouble” – but once the race hit the mountains this weekend, his mind turned to his objective for the race: winning at least one stage, which is his priority in his second Tour de France before his attentions turn to an assault on the overall standings in future years.