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Ladies Represented At Ascot's Shergar Cup

Friday, 10th August 2012

The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup for jockeys will be run at Ascot on Saturday, with this year's renewal including a women's team for the first time. As a result, also for the first time, the competition will have four teams: Great Britain and Ireland, Europe, Rest of the World and The Girls; each battling it out for points over a 6 race card. Kieren Fallon, Johnny Murtagh and James Doyle form the Great Britain team, Europe's team is Frankie Dettori, champion German jockey Andreas Suborics and Italian champion apprentice Cristain Demuro. The Rest of the World is represented by 18 times Japanese champion jockey Yutaka Take, American Aaron Gryder and champion Hong Kong apprentice Matthew Chadwick. The Girls team is lead by Britain's most successful female rider Hayley Turner, with experienced American hoop Chantal Sutherland and Eclipse award winner Emma Jayne Wilson.

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