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Gosden drops 'Lion' in trip and opts for blinkers on Cracksman

Horse Racing News - 1 hour 28 min ago
Cracksman will wear blinkers on his final outing in tomorrow's Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot as his John Gosden stablemate Roaring Lion steps back in trip for the other big race, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.
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Major doubts cast over future of Down Royal racing

Horse Racing News - Thu, 18/10/2018 - 02:30
Chaos was sparked yesterday when it was announced that racing would no longer operate at Down Royal from 2019 onwards with the future of the Co Down track now in doubt.
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Mullins hails Ruby return after jockey gets back among winners

Horse Racing News - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 02:30
Ruby Walsh scored his first win since returning from injury as My Sister Sarah claimed the two-and-a-half-mile maiden hurdle at Punchestown.
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'I'll be 71 at Christmas and I never worked a day in my life... it's not work if you enjoy it'

Horse Racing News - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 02:30
Much has changed since Michael Hourigan began his training career with a handful of horses at the back of the family pub in Rathkeale, but his love of the game remains.
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Capri set for Cracksman duel as Gosden opts to make late call on Lion

Horse Racing News - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 02:30
The Flat season may be drawing to a close but Aidan O'Brien is showing no sign of slowing down as he finalises his team for Champions Weekend at Ascot on Saturday.
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Spider Web pounces late to net Munster National for Dempsey

Horse Racing News - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 02:30
Spider Web reeled in Na Trachtalai Abu in the final strides to snatch victory in the JT McNamara Ladbrokes Munster Grand National at Limerick.
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Brazos plunders Navan feature for Murphy

Horse Racing News - Mon, 15/10/2018 - 02:30
Brazos turned on the style to run out a clear-cut winner of the Irish Cesarewitch for trainer John Murphy and jockey Shane Foley at Navan.
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Sharjah leads Mullins cohort

Horse Racing News - Sun, 14/10/2018 - 18:30
Galway Hurdle winner Sharjah heads a formidable team of seven from the Willie Mullins stable bidding for honours in the Irish Cesarewitch at Navan.
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Elliott holds the aces in Munster National while 'Charm' can cause upset

Horse Racing News - Sat, 13/10/2018 - 02:30
There's something to sate the appetite of all racing fans on one of the busiest weekends of the calendar with attention switched between Australia, Newmarket, Navan and Limerick.
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'Dyck' can make it a lucky 13th in Dewhurst

Horse Racing News - Sat, 13/10/2018 - 02:30
The Christian calendar, or Gregorian calendar as it's also known, is the most widely used calendar in the world today and the one we all recognise - although there's still a few places such as Ethiopia, Afghanistan and Iran which use other traditional calendars.
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No-deal Brexit threatens Aintree Grand National - Irish runners could be barred from returning home after race

Horse Racing News - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 20:49
A no-deal Brexit threatens to have an immediate impact on next year’s Randox Health Grand National with Irish runners potentially barred from returning home after taking part in the race.
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Watch: 14/1 shot Iridessa gives Joseph O'Brien his first Group One win in Britain as a trainer

Horse Racing News - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 16:35
Iridessa was a surprise winner of the bet365 Fillies' Mile at Newmarket.
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Hermosa leads O'Brien's raiding party

Horse Racing News - Fri, 12/10/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien brings a formidable battalion to Newmarket today as the Ballydoyle maestro goes in search of another Group One success in the Fillies' Mile (3.35).
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O'Brien rules Ten Sovereigns out of 'Hot' Dewhurst duel

Horse Racing News - Thu, 11/10/2018 - 02:30
Some of the gloss has been taken off Saturday's Group One Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket with Aidan O'Brien ruling Ten Sovereigns out of a mouthwatering duel with John Gosden's Too Darn Hot.
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Cecil's wonder horse Frankel creating a new empire in his own image

Horse Racing News - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 02:30
A wonder horse on the track, and a super sire off it, Frankel is such a paragon that he even manages to be a "considerate" lover to the elite mares assisting him in his conquest of the bloodstock world.
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Penny Jane obliges to give Elliott a double at Galway

Horse Racing News - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 02:30
Penny Jane overcame a nightmare passage in the Guinness Handicap chase to give Gordon Elliott a double at Galway.
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Lynam out to make her mark after swapping Shakespeare for horses

Horse Racing News - Tue, 09/10/2018 - 02:30
Other careers were flirted with but when she began to skip Shakespearean acting classes at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London to go to the races at Goodwood, Sarah Lynam knew she was destined for a life surrounded by horses.
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Blackmore on the double as Ellie Mac hits mark to honour Berkeley victims

Horse Racing News - Tue, 09/10/2018 - 02:30
It was a case of another day, another double for Rachael Blackmore at Tipperary as she made it four wins in the space of two days at the venue.
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Kidd's Rashaan the headline act at Galway

Horse Racing News - Tue, 09/10/2018 - 02:30
Prolific winner Rashaan is the star attraction at Galway today.
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Meade aims for double glory at Tipperary

Horse Racing News - Mon, 08/10/2018 - 02:30
Noel Meade sent out a double at Roscommon last Monday and the Castletown, Co Meath trainer may repeat the feat today at Tipperary with Moyross and First Approach.
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