HOT AND NOT
Who’s at the top and who hit a rough patch
A 20th-consecutive victory was earned by the mare in heartstopping fashion, a late surge being required in the Group 1 $500,000 (Dh1.5 million) George Main Stakes at Royal Randwick yesterday. This burst saw Happy Clapper pushed into second place “I’m not too worried about how she was travelling in the race, let’s just enjoy Winx for who she is – true champions normally come out and win,’’ trainer Chris Waller said.
>> Mark Sampson
Evidence continues to mount up against the embattled England women’s team manager over allegations he made racial remarks to two of his players.
The Guardian has reported that potentially crucial text messages will form part of the evidence against him in a third enquiry. Previously, Sampson has been cleared of making remarks to Drew Spence and Eni Aluko. He denies all wrongdoing.