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Current Option can make punters smile in Gladness

Horse Racing News - 13 hours 12 min ago
There’s plenty to be happy about with a top-class field tackling today’s TRI Equestrian Gladness Stakes (2.35) at the Curragh as Lancaster House eyes back-to-back victories in a fascinating Group Three contest.
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Nicholls’ patience can pay off with Soldier Of Love right in the mix on good ground at Ayr

Horse Racing News - 13 hours 12 min ago
As a mark of respect to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, and to avoid a clash with his funeral, no racing takes place in Britain today between 2.45pm and 4.15pm. That means some races have been postponed until tomorrow, including Newbury’s Spring Trials and the Scottish Grand National at Ayr.
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Emotional Reynolds pays tribute to Presenting Percy after death of Cheltenham winner

Horse Racing News - Fri, 16/04/2021 - 02:30
Owner Philip Reynolds paid an emotional tribute to Presenting Percy as he confirmed his “horse of a lifetime” died after suffering from a blood infection.
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Lockinge up next for ‘Fernandez’ as O’Brien targets Craven

Horse Racing News - Thu, 15/04/2021 - 02:30
There will be bigger fish to fry as the season progresses, but Lope Y Fernandez (4/6 favourite) could hardly have been more impressive when landing the Listed Heritage Stakes at Leopardstown yesterday.
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'It's still hard to process it all' – Rachael Blackmore reflects on 'unbelievable' Grand National victory

Horse Racing News - Wed, 14/04/2021 - 17:10
Rachael Blackmore is still struggling to comprehend the magnitude of her achievement after claiming Randox Grand National glory at Aintree.
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O’Brien out of luck as ‘Avenue’ shines

Horse Racing News - Wed, 14/04/2021 - 02:30
Aidan O’Brien was out of luck at Newmarket as Highland Avenue (9/2) provided Charlie Appleby with another possible Classic contender when landing yesterday's Listed Feilden Stakes under James Doyle.
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National star Blackmore keeps on winning

Horse Racing News - Wed, 14/04/2021 - 02:30
Rachael Blackmore was back with a bang at Fairyhouse yesterday when she combined with Henry de Bromhead yet again to cut Paul Townend’s lead in their battle for the Irish jump jockeys’ championship.
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Rachael Blackmore follows up Aintree heroics with win at Fairyhouse

Horse Racing News - Tue, 13/04/2021 - 19:25
Grand National victor Rachael Blackmore was back among the winners at Fairyhouse on Tuesday as she steered Somptueux to glory for Henry de Bromhead.
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'No one deserves it more' - Henry de Bromhead hails Rachael Blackmore and staff after string of big-race victories

Horse Racing News - Tue, 13/04/2021 - 18:48
Henry de Bromhead is struggling to take in quite what he has achieved this season.
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Somptueux to continue National hero Blackmore’s winning run at Fairyhouse

Horse Racing News - Tue, 13/04/2021 - 02:30
Only a fraction of the 8.8m audience that tuned in to see Rachael Blackmore make history in the Aintree Grand National will be watching her in action at Fairyhouse today, but it’s business as usual for the Tipperary rider.
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Aintree Grand National success etches Henry de Bromhead's name in racing history as dream season goes on

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/04/2021 - 18:00
His father Harry "was an original thinker, a bit unorthodox" before he handed over the training reins at the turn of the millennium, and the acorn doesn't fall far from the tree when it comes to Henry de Bromhead.
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What's next for Rachael Blackmore? How perfect year could get even sweeter as she eyes being crowned champion jockey

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/04/2021 - 12:35
It has been a year of firsts for Rachael Blackmore with the trailblazing Tipperary rider emphatically etching her name in racing history over the last month.
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‘I started to believe I could win when I heard the commentator say I was four lengths ahead’- Rachael Blackmore 

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/04/2021 - 10:41
Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore said she started to believe she could win the Grand National after hearing the commentator say she was four lengths ahead of the horse behind. 
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Blackmore continues to inspire with more history in her sights

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/04/2021 - 02:30
Superwoman wouldn’t hold a candle to Rachael Blackmore with the Tipperary rider shattering yet another glass ceiling en route to a sensational Aintree Grand National success aboard Minella Times (11/1).
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Rachael Blackmore’s brilliance is her story – not her gender

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/04/2021 - 02:30
There was a moment as her triumphs accumulated at the recent Cheltenham Festival when you sensed Rachael Blackmore tire of the endless desire to frame her story as some kind of suffragette’s uprising.
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Frost and Cobden on mend after Aintree falls

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/04/2021 - 02:30
Jockeys Bryony Frost and Harry Cobden are both on the mend after enduring heavy falls on Grand National day at Aintree.
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‘Bolshoi’ waltzes into Derby picture after bold Leopardstown display

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/04/2021 - 02:30
Bolshoi Ballet enhanced his Classic claims as he provided trainer Aidan O’Brien with an 11th victory in the PW McGrath Memorial Ballysax Stakes at Leopardstown.
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As she smashes one glass ceiling after another Rachael Blackmore is now a National treasure

Horse Racing News - Sun, 11/04/2021 - 02:30
Until Rachael Blackmore and Minella Times won the 173rd Randox Grand National at Aintree yesterday, a female riding the winner of the world’s greatest race was purely a work of fiction — Enid Bagnold’s 1935 classic National Velvet.
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‘It’s just a dream’ - Rachael Blackmore’s family react to her becoming the first woman ever to win the Grand National

Horse Racing News - Sat, 10/04/2021 - 17:35
Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore has become the first woman ever to win the Grand National at Aintree.
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