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Harrington takes top prize with Pincheck

Horse Racing News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 02:30
The Jessica Harrington bandwagon rolled into Leopardsdown last night as she saw her Pincheck steam away with the Desmond Stakes, and she will now hope her impressive winner can do the same on Irish Champions Weekend.
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Future of Towcester racecourse in the balance as company announces administration plans

Horse Racing News - Thu, 16/08/2018 - 09:33
The future of Towcester racecourse is up in the air after it was announced the company which owns the track is taking steps to place the business into administration.
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Clemmie to get fourth shot at superstar 'Alpha'

Horse Racing News - Thu, 16/08/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien is warming up one-time English 1,000 Guineas favourite Clemmie for another crack at Alpha Centauri in next month's Group One Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on the first day of Irish Champions weekend (September 15-16).
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Pat Smullen remaining positive in pancreatic cancer battle after completing course of chemotherapy

Horse Racing News - Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:34
Pat Smullen is "on to the next step" of his recovery as he continues to receive treatment for a tumour which was found earlier this year
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McCreery's 'Amber' can show true colours in Gowran return

Horse Racing News - Wed, 15/08/2018 - 02:30
Liquid Amber returns to action for the first time since the English 1,000 Guineas in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Hurry Harriet Stakes at Gowran this evening.
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Alpha Centauri likely to race as a four-year-old - Harrington

Horse Racing News - Wed, 15/08/2018 - 02:30
Jessica Harrington has confirmed that Alpha Centauri is highly likely to stay in training as a four-year-old.
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Alpha Centauri celestial again for Harrington

Horse Racing News - Mon, 13/08/2018 - 02:30
Alpha Centauri continued her fantastic campaign with an impressive victory in the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville yesterday.
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Drop in class has desired effect for Making Light

Horse Racing News - Sun, 12/08/2018 - 18:30
Making Light booked her Group One ticket as she ran out an impressive winner of the Goffs Platinum Stakes at Cork yesterday. The Dermot Weld-trained filly won a Group Three at Naas at the start of the season, before finishing third at the same level and occupying the same position last time out in Group Two company at the Curragh in May.
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Zaaki looks set for revenge on Haydock rival

Horse Racing News - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 02:30
The Shergar Cup takes place at Ascot today and for those readers unfamiliar with the concept, it's basically a competition in which jockeys join teams and compete for their region, similar to golf's Ryder Cup.
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'Sergei' can advertise Guineas prospects in Phoenix

Horse Racing News - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 02:30
It's a massive few days for Irish racing with a host of challengers set for France and America in pursuit of lucrative prizes, but the action on these shores commands respect.
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Halford's Platinum bidding for gold at Arlington

Horse Racing News - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 02:30
Michael Halford has given Platinum Warrior a glowing report as the son of Galileo settles into his American surroundings before a bold bid in tomorrow night's Grade One Secretariat Stakes (10.48) at Arlington Park.
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O'Donoghue sweet on 'Alpha' for 'Prix'

Horse Racing News - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 02:30
Colm O'Donoghue has enjoyed a thrill-a-minute season aboard Jessica Harrington's superstar filly Alpha Centauri and the Cork jockey is purring with excitement ahead of her French raid at Deauville on Sunday.
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'Alpha' set for Deauville duel 'With You'

Horse Racing News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 02:30
All eyes will be on Deauville this Sunday with Jessica Harrington's superstar filly Alpha Centauri set for a mouth-watering duel against Freddy Head's With You in the Prix Jacques le Marois.
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'I knew who was making the decision so it wasn't any big surprise to me' - Bertram Allen on Olympics omission

Horse Racing News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 02:30
When the call arrived, Bertram Allen had a hunch about its purpose, not that any fatalistic foresight could cushion the blow that it delivered.
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Chicas Amigas gives backers a fright

Horse Racing News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 02:30
Chicas Amigas was made to pull out all the stops to justify short-priced favouritism in the feature race at the Curragh yesterday.
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Safe Voyage gets home to delight Davis

Horse Racing News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 02:30
English raider Safe Voyage came from the clouds to claim top honours in the Ahonoora Handicap at Galway yesterday.
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Polydream makes it a magnificent seven for Head

Horse Racing News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 02:30
Polydream lunged late to provide trainer Freddy Head with a seventh victory in the LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville.
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Harrington's 'Chicas' to strike at Curragh

Horse Racing News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 02:30
Chicas Amigas could take advantage of having her sights lowered for the Mongey Communications Race at the Curragh today.
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Mad Hatters head west on final day of Galway Races

Horse Racing News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 02:30
It was a week of fun and festivities for punters around the country as they enjoyed this year's Galway Races.
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Sun shines for Mullins team

Horse Racing News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 18:30
Willie Mullins won his fifth feature race of the Galway Festival as Low Sun found plenty for pressure to give Katie O'Farrell another famous victory in the Galway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle.
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