<strong>Dar Re Mi stuns Sariska at York</strong><br />RACING: Jimmy Fortune led 11-2 shot Dar Re Mi to a huge shock in the Yorkshire Oaks, beating red-hot favourite Sariska.<br /><br />Victories in the Epsom Oaks and Irish equivalent helped send off Sariska as 4-11 favourite at York, but Michael Bell&rsquo;s filly, ridden by Jamie Spencer, had no answer to Dar Re Mi, who raced to a three quarter-length victory with Roman Empress third. Spencer admitted: &ldquo;We got beat, she wasn&rsquo;t fast enough on the day, no excuses.&rdquo;<br /><br /><strong>McGinley looks to go one better</strong><br />GOLF: Last year&rsquo;s runner-up Paul McGinley fired a six-under-par 64 to lead the KLM Open in Holland yesterday. Irishman McGinley, who finished second to Darren Clarke on the same Kennemer course 12 months ago, ended level with Scotland&rsquo;s Gary Orr with Clarke among a cluster of players a shot adrift.<br /><br /><strong>Yeung steps up Birmingham takeover</strong><br />FOOTBALL: Hong Kong-based businessman Carson Yeung has put down a &pound;3m deposit with a view to completing his takeover of Birmingham City. The &pound;3m is a guarantee for Yeung&rsquo;s Grandtop International Holdings, which owns a 29.9 per cent stake in the midlands club, to show ability and intention of completing the deal. The Blues are valued at around &pound;81.5m.<br /><br /><strong>Warnock free but Jordan probed</strong><br />FOOTBALL: Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock will not be charged by the Football Association for comments made after his side&rsquo;s disallowed goal at Bristol City on Saturday.<br /><br />The FA, however, have asked Palace chairman Simon Jordan to explain comments in which he criticised referee Rob Shoebridge for ruling out Freddie Sears&rsquo; effort which flew back off the stachion of the goal. Jordan could face an improper conduct charge and be fined if found guilty.<br /><br /><strong>Raikkonen welcomes Badoer</strong><br />FORMULA ONE: Kimi Raikkonen says he is looking forward to partnering new Ferrari team-mate Luca Badoer in Sunday&rsquo;s European Grand Prix in Valencia.<br /><br />Badoer is looking to complete his first grand prix since 1999 when he replaces Felipe Massa, who is recovering from brain surgery.<br /><br />Raikkonen said: &ldquo;I&rsquo;m glad that he finally got the chance to race a Ferrari. I wish him good luck and I&rsquo;m sure that we&rsquo;ll work well together.&rdquo;