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Aintree fences 'should be bigger' Trainer Malcolm Jefferson believes bigger fences at the Grand National could have saved his horse According to Pete. £1m offered for Frankel v Caviar A prize fund of £1m is being used as bait in an attempt to secure a clash between Frankel and Black Caviar in the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. Sir Alex in Scottish National bid Sir Alex Ferguson's Harry The Viking is among the likely runners at the Scottish Grand National. Monterosso wins Dubai World Cup Monterosso, ridden by Mickael Barzalona, eases to victory in the Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race. Favourite to miss Grand National A hip fracture rules bookies' favourite Prince De Beauchene out of the Grand National on 14 April. Brae Hill wins Lincoln Handicap Brae Hill holds off the challenge of Mull of Killough to win the Lincoln Handicap in a thrilling finish at Doncaster. Horse racing on the BBC Details of horse racing coverage on the BBC Fanning claims all-weather title A double at Lingfield sees Joe Fanning win the all-weather jockeys' championship, defeating Luke Morris 89-86 on the final day. Top stallion Montjeu dies aged 16 Montjeu, who sired three Epsom Derby winners, dies at the age of 16 following a short illness. Hughes loses 50-day ban appeal Top jockey Richard Hughes will miss the first month of the new Flat season after he failed to overturn a 50-day ban incurred in India. National winner Lee switches to Flat Grand National-winning jockey Graham Lee cites weight issues as his main reason for switching codes to Flat racing.