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'Sizing' pleases Harrington but she warns he has 'long way to go'

Horse Racing News - 8 hours 58 min ago
Jessica Harrington was satisfied with Sizing John's performance in a gallop at the Curragh on Tuesday.
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Laurina faces test of Hurdle credentials

Horse Racing News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 02:30
Laurina puts her Champion Hurdle credentials on the line against older horses in Saturday's International Hurdle as she returns to the scene of her emphatic course and distance success at the Cheltenham Festival.
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Elliott's faith in shrewd 'Judge' continues to bear fruit for stable

Horse Racing News - Tue, 11/12/2018 - 02:30
It's no coincidence that Shane McCann has been closely associated with the two most high-profile horses to take residence in Gordon Elliott's yard in recent seasons.
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Sizing John steps up comeback bid with Curragh visit

Horse Racing News - Tue, 11/12/2018 - 02:30
Sizing John will step up his preparations for a Festive return when Jessica Harrington's star chaser makes a visit to the Curragh today.
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'Tornado' fails to create storm on jumps bow, but only way is up

Horse Racing News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 02:30
Tornado Flyer looks set for bigger things following his solid if not spectacular debut over jumps in the Punchestown Racecourse Of The Year Maiden Hurdle.
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Min and Mullins' top two-milers will avoid monster Altior if at all possible

Horse Racing News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 02:30
"The target is to avoid Altior, wherever he goes we'll go in the opposite direction," were the somewhat tongue-in-cheek words of Ruby Walsh following Min's smooth John Durkan Chase success at Punchestown yesterday which summed upped another informative weekend.
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Townend dazzles with Cork four-timer

Horse Racing News - Mon, 10/12/2018 - 02:30
Title-chasing Paul Townend was the star of the show at Cork with a brilliant 275/1 four-timer, which included the Grade Two Hilly Way Chase thanks to the impressive victory of Castlegrace Paddy.
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Altior produces his best to take Tingle thriller

Horse Racing News - Sun, 09/12/2018 - 18:30
Altior survived a heavy downpour and a determined Un De Sceaux to extend his winning streak to 15 in the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown yesterday. Nicky Henderson's star was unproven on such testing ground and passed his toughest test to date.
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O'Connor renews his Edwulf link

Horse Racing News - Sun, 09/12/2018 - 18:30
On Tuesday night, Derek O'Connor was presented with a Horse Racing Ireland Award for the ride of the year, after guiding 'miracle horse' Edwulf to an unlikely victory in the Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown last February.
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Watch: Willie Mullins' Min too strong for his rivals in the John Durkan Chase at Punchestown

Horse Racing News - Sun, 09/12/2018 - 14:57
Min showed admirable battling qualities to make a winning return to action in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase at the Naas track.
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Watch: Altior remains unbeaten over obstacles after lowing Un De Sceaux's colours in Tingle Creek classic

Horse Racing News - Sat, 08/12/2018 - 16:05
Altior survived a heavy downpour and a determined Un De Sceaux to extended his winning streak to 15 in the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown.
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'Sceaux' hasn't lost fire ahead of tactical Tingle test

Horse Racing News - Sat, 08/12/2018 - 02:30
Tingle Creek was a Halley's Comet of a horse. He won five races in America, breaking the Belmont track record, before coming across the ocean and winning 23 races in seven seasons, never falling.
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Short-priced Altior can live up to the hype

Horse Racing News - Sat, 08/12/2018 - 02:30
Some older readers will remember the horse Tingle Creek, which died aged 30 in the mid 1990s. I was reading through some old newspaper reports and watching a few videos of the chaser from the 1970s and he was a determined front-runner, known for his bold jumping displays.
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Balko can help Blackmore add another string to her bow with Grade One win while 'Field' can flourish

Horse Racing News - Sat, 08/12/2018 - 02:30
Grade one success has still managed to elude Rachael Blackmore despite her remarkable rise to the top and she'll be out to put that right aboard Balko Des Flos in tomorrow's John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown.
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Jacob: Any of the four could win Tingle Creek

Horse Racing News - Fri, 07/12/2018 - 02:30
Rarely has a four-runner race attracted as much intrigue as tomorrow's Betfair Tingle Creek, and Daryl Jacob sees no reason why the mighty Altior cannot be dethroned in the race of the season thus far.
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Un De Sceaux set for showdown with Altior

Horse Racing News - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 02:30
Un De Sceaux and Altior look set for a tantalising showdown in Saturday's Tingle Creek at Sandown with Willie Mullins expected to confirm the evergreen 10-year-old for the prestigious Grade One.
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Legendary jockey Lester in 'good shape' in hospital

Horse Racing News - Thu, 06/12/2018 - 02:30
Legendary former jockey Lester Piggott is reported to be in "good shape" as he remains in hospital undergoing tests.
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'Percy' ready to test Gold Cup credentials in Durkan return

Horse Racing News - Wed, 05/12/2018 - 02:30
Presenting Percy is set to make his seasonal reappearance in the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown on Sunday.
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Presenting Percy tops 19 contenders for the John Durkan Chase at Punchestown this weekend

Horse Racing News - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 13:22
Presenting Percy is set to make his seasonal reappearance in the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown on Sunday.
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Elliott eyes Mullins' crown as bandwagon rolls into Leopardstown

Horse Racing News - Tue, 04/12/2018 - 02:30
Gordon Elliott is not one to stand still for long or twiddle his thumbs - as every journalist seeking a post-race quote knows only too well - and that's clear to see upon entering Cullentra House Stables.
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