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Frankie Dettori’s duel with Willie Mullins can light up Bellewstown battle

Horse Racing News - Wed, 28/09/2022 - 02:30
BELLEWSTOWN is the place to be today as teams captained by Frankie Dettori and Willie Mullins do battle across two races for the inaugural Barney Curley Charity Cup.
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Luxembourg primed as Arc contenders stand their ground

Horse Racing News - Tue, 27/09/2022 - 02:30
Aidan O’Brien reports Luxembourg to be in fine fettle as he bids to hand the Ballydoyle maestro a third win in Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.
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‘French’ has obvious claims to plunder tasty Cesarewitch pot

Horse Racing News - Sat, 24/09/2022 - 02:30
The tune of ABBA’s Money, Money, Money may be heard coming out of the Curragh this weekend given the spectacular sums that are up for grabs at the Kildare track, including tomorrow’s €600,000 Friends Of The Curragh Irish Cesarewitch (4.15).
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JJ Slevin soars for Joseph O’Brien as Busselton has his big day in the sun

Horse Racing News - Thu, 22/09/2022 - 02:30
JJ Slevin was smiling from ear to ear after Busselton (13/2) finally “got his big day” in the sun to take the €200,000 Guinness Kerry National at Listowel yesterday.
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‘It’s chock-a-block’ – Punters back in the saddle as Listowel Races gets its first full house since 2019

Horse Racing News - Thu, 22/09/2022 - 02:30
Listowel’s Harvest Festival meeting bolted out of the economic gloom like a thoroughbred as a bumper crowd of more than 20,000 packed the north Kerry venue in glorious sunshine.
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Busselton to capitalise on Hewick’s weighty task in Kerry National

Horse Racing News - Wed, 21/09/2022 - 02:15
Hewick must concede upwards of 10lbs to all of his rivals in today’s Kerry National, and that task might just prove beyond the Galway Plate hero.
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Joseph O’Brien continues to make the best of both codes

Horse Racing News - Tue, 20/09/2022 - 02:30
There’s no end to the training talents of Joseph O’Brien as the 29-year-old walked away with the main spoils on the second day of the Listowel Harvest Festival.
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John ‘Shark’ Hanlon hoping Hewick can raise the roof in Kerry National

Horse Racing News - Mon, 19/09/2022 - 02:30
IT’S only when you see trainer John Hanlon standing side by side with Hewick that you appreciate two things: just how tall the loveable rogue affectionately known as ‘Shark’ is and the remarkable gulf in size with this year’s Galway Plate hero.
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The O’Brien name remains dominant on Irish Champions Weekend

Horse Racing News - Sun, 18/09/2022 - 02:30
As an exhibition of the very best of international racing, you won’t get much better than what unfolded at Leopardstown and Curragh during Longines Irish Champions Weekend.
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Frankie Dettori and Willie Mullins set to duke it out for inaugural Curley Cup

Horse Racing News - Sat, 17/09/2022 - 02:30
The stars will be out in force at Bellewstown later this month for the inaugural Barney Curley Charity Cup when stellar teams captained by Frankie Dettori and Willie Mullins duke it out at the Meath track.
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Kevin Ryan’s Bielsa looks primed to manage Ayr Gold Cup double

Horse Racing News - Sat, 17/09/2022 - 02:30
The Virgin Bet Ayr Gold Cup Handicap (3.40) has a rich history dating back to 1804, and in the early years it was restricted to horses which were bred and also trained in Scotland.
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No dream Arc duel as superstar Baaeed will head for Ascot instead

Horse Racing News - Thu, 15/09/2022 - 02:30
There will be no dream Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe duel between Luxembourg and Baaeed after the latter was ruled out of next month’s French showpiece, with the English Champion Stakes at Ascot set to be his final outing.
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Sheila Lavery to send 2,000 Guineas runner-up New Energy on French mission

Horse Racing News - Wed, 14/09/2022 - 02:30
Sheila Lavery has a French mission in mind for New Energy after this year’s Irish 2,000 Guineas runner-up bounced back to his best at Doncaster last Sunday.
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Never say never as Michael O’Leary rekindles old flame with all-conquering Willie Mullins

Horse Racing News - Tue, 13/09/2022 - 02:30
They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and somewhere amid a plethora of winners for Willie Mullins over the past six years since their high-profile split, Michael O’Leary simply had no other choice but to rekindle an old flame.
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Hewick hoping to add the Kerry National to his growing list of victories

Horse Racing News - Tue, 13/09/2022 - 02:30
Galway Plate winner Hewick must defy top-weight if John ‘Shark’ Hanlon’s popular chaser is to add the Kerry National to his growing CV at Listowel next week.
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Michael O’Leary and Willie Mullins renew forces six years after high-profile split

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/09/2022 - 19:50
It was a split that had everyone talking but six years after parting ways, Michael O'Leary is set to renew his partnership with Willie Mullins as the Gigginstown House Stud supremo will have horses under the champion jumps trainer's care once again.
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Five wins from five moves Kyprios closer to immortality

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/09/2022 - 02:30
It doesn’t matter what challenge is thrown down to Kyprios (8/11 favourite) as Aidan O’Brien’s staying king moved another step closer to immortality with a typically gutsy victory in the Comer Group International Irish St Leger at the Curragh yesterday.
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Dream Arc duel with Baaeed edges closer as Luxembourg makes up for lost time

Horse Racing News - Mon, 12/09/2022 - 02:30
The dream duel with Baaeed is on the cards in next month’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after Luxembourg (7/2) defied an injury-ravaged season to land a thrilling renewal of the €1 million Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday.
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Eldar Eldarov swoops late to claim St Leger glory

Horse Racing News - Sun, 11/09/2022 - 16:29
Eldar Eldarov swooped late to grab Classic glory in what ultimately proved a dramatic Cazoo St Leger at Doncaster.
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Kyprios can see off main contenders to claim St Leger spoils

Horse Racing News - Sun, 11/09/2022 - 02:30
Four more Group One prizes are up for grabs on day two of Longines Irish Champions Weekend at Curragh Racecourse today, while the support card is impressive also, with a Group Two, a €300,000 sales race and two premier handicaps.
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