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Henry's family affair

Horse Racing News - 13 hours 25 min ago
Fresh from a successful English raid at Kempton on Tuesday night for owner Ronan O'Gara, trainer Joseph O'Brien looks to have found a nice opportunity for UNCLE HENRY to score in the opener (5.0) of tonight's eight-race card at Dundalk when he teams up with his younger brother Donnacha.
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Crawford's 'Fine' prospect will depend on safe passage

Horse Racing News - 13 hours 25 min ago
Larne handler Stuart Crawford is keeping his fingers crossed Fine Rightly arrives in good time for tomorrow's Peter Marsh Chase at Haydock.
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Brain Power looks danger to Un De Sceaux treble bid

Horse Racing News - 13 hours 25 min ago
English raids have been far less frequent for Willie Mullins this season as he instead opts to keep his stable stars on these shores but the champion trainer sends Un De Sceaux to Ascot tomorrow as he bids for a hat-trick of wins in Grade One Clarence House Chase.
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Faugheen and Buveur D'Air head Champion Hurdle list

Horse Racing News - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 02:30
Faugheen and Buveur D'Air are among 23 entries for the Unibet Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on March 13.
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Harrington eyes big prizes

Horse Racing News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 02:30
Sizing John is showing "a good pep in his step" with trainer Jessica Harrington reporting the reigning Cheltenham Gold Cup winner to be well on his way to full fitness as he heads straight for the Cotswolds in his bid for back-to-back victories in chasing's blue riband.
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'Chit Chat' can do the talking for Russell

Horse Racing News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 02:30
Davy Russell has made hay in the absence of the injured Ruby Walsh and the Cork rider bids to extend his lead at the head of the jump jockeys' title race with a quartet of rides at Fairyhouse.
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Bachelor scores for O'Brien and O'Gara

Horse Racing News - Wed, 17/01/2018 - 02:30
It's a far cry from winning the Melbourne Cup with Rekindling last November but Joseph O'Brien took great satisfaction from his Kempton raid last night as Bachelor scored for owner and former Irish rugby star Ronan O'Gara.
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Possible clash of Faugheen and Buveur D'Air tops impressive Dublin Racing Festival menu

Horse Racing News - Tue, 16/01/2018 - 15:11
The entries for the inaugural Dublin Racing Festival have thrown up some intriguing clashes including the potential meeting of reigning Champion Hurdle winner Buveur D'Air and 2015 hero Faugheen in the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle.
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Faugheen on track to make Dublin return

Horse Racing News - Tue, 16/01/2018 - 02:30
Faugheen's substandard display at Leopardstown over Christmas still perplexes champion trainer Willie Mullins but after passing a battery of tests, the 'Machine' is on course for next month's Dublin Racing Festival at the Foxrock track.
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'You just have to take the hits and move on'

Horse Racing News - Tue, 16/01/2018 - 02:30
Willie Mullins isn't one to ponder on the past so it's hardly any wonder that the 30th anniversary of his training career has gone totally over his head.
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Getabird flies into Cheltenham picture for Mullins

Horse Racing News - Mon, 15/01/2018 - 02:30
Getabird was installed as favourite for the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham after a hugely impressive performance in the Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.
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Bargain buy 'Doctor' has right script for Russell and Elliott

Horse Racing News - Mon, 15/01/2018 - 02:30
Doctor Phoenix produced a career-best performance to win the Bar One Racing Dan Moore Memorial Handicap Chase at Fairyhouse.
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Wunderkind making the grade

Horse Racing News - Sun, 14/01/2018 - 02:30
There are certain pitfalls associated with interviewing 16-year-olds, sporting wunderkind or not. Naturally, because of a lack of life experience apart from anything else, they do not always have much to say for themselves and often see things through a rosy prism of innocence.
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Doyle hopes Mallowney can regain old sparkle

Horse Racing News - Sun, 14/01/2018 - 02:30
Tim Doyle believes Mallowney is over his problems as he bids for a second win in the Bar One Racing Dan Moore Memorial Handicap Chase at Fairyhouse today.
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Getabird soars in Festival audition

Horse Racing News - Sun, 14/01/2018 - 02:30
Getabird will head straight for the Cheltenham Festival in March after he maintained his unbeaten record with a dominant display in the Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.
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Classy Getabird maintains unbeaten record to land Novice Hurdle for Willie Mullins at Punchestown

Horse Racing News - Sat, 13/01/2018 - 15:51
Getabird maintained his unbeaten record with a dominant display in the Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.
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Patience has proved key with 'Waiting'

Horse Racing News - Sat, 13/01/2018 - 02:30
The Greek physician and so-called 'father of medicine' Hippocrates, who died around 375 BC, described what is thought to be the first recorded case of someone pulling their own hair out in an essay entitled 'Epidemics III'.
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Mengli Khan to atone for Leopardstown

Horse Racing News - Sat, 13/01/2018 - 02:30
With the exception of Mall Dini, all of the entries for the seven-runner Grade Three Total Event Rental (Kildare) Novice Chase at Punchestown today (1.0) come from the Willie Mullins or Gordon Elliott stable, highlighting how the top two are dominating all of the big races.
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Beyond The Law rules for Morris in feature

Horse Racing News - Fri, 12/01/2018 - 02:30
Mouse Morris is looking forward to stepping Beyond The Law up in class following a dominant display in the feature event on a Clonmel card that had to be abandoned after five races due to poor visibility.
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Altior and Douvan top the entries for the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham

Horse Racing News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 13:39
Altior and Douvan, both of whom have yet to race this season, lead 30 entries for the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
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