Horse Racing News

Natalia Lupini defying the odds as Italian native makes mark on Irish racing

Horse Racing News - Sat, 10/09/2022 - 02:30
She may be from the fashion capital of the world, but it was obvious from an early stage that horses were always the only thing that was on Natalia Lupini’s mind.
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Kyprios a Curragh banker but ‘Coco’ looks ready to bloom for Paddy Twomey

Horse Racing News - Sat, 10/09/2022 - 02:30
Short-priced favourites are everywhere you look at the Curragh tomorrow, but the second day of Irish Champions Weekend is as competitive as you can get and seeking value might be the wisest option.
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Luxembourg to make up for lost time by landing Champion Stakes for Aidan O’Brien

Horse Racing News - Sat, 10/09/2022 - 02:30
All eyes will be on the Irish Champion Stakes (3.45) at Leopardstown today as seven star-studded names duke it out for the most valuable prize on Irish Champions Weekend.
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Haskoy offers value in St Leger under Frankie Dettori

Horse Racing News - Sat, 10/09/2022 - 02:30
It’s believed that King Athelstan (894-939), a grandson of Alfred the Great, was the first king or queen in England to breed and own horses for the purposes of racing. However, it’s widely accepted that no monarch in history knew more about horse racing and breeding than Queen Elizabeth II, and the sport in Britain has lost one of its biggest ambassadors.
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Suspension rules legendary jockey Frankie Dettori out of Listowel Harvest Festival debut

Horse Racing News - Thu, 08/09/2022 - 02:30
Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori must wait until next year to appear at the Listowel Harvest Festival after a hefty suspension has ruled him out of riding at the famous Kerry track later this month.
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Legendary Italian jockey Frankie Dettori to miss Listowel Harvest Festival due to suspension

Horse Racing News - Wed, 07/09/2022 - 16:24
LEGENDARY jockey Frankie Dettori must wait until next year to appear at the Listowel Harvest Festival after a hefty suspension has ruled him out of riding at the famous Kerry track later this month.
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Ryan Moore expecting ‘a better version’ of Luxembourg in Irish Champion Stakes

Horse Racing News - Wed, 07/09/2022 - 02:30
Ryan Moore is confident that “a better version” of Luxembourg will be on show when Aidan O’Brien’s three-year-old tackles Saturday’s €1 million Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.
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Ryan Moore expecting 'better version' of Luxembourg to show up in Irish Champions Stakes

Horse Racing News - Tue, 06/09/2022 - 16:29
RYAN MOORE is confident that "a better version" of Luxembourg will be on show when Aidan O'Brien's three-year-old aims to bounce back from an injury-ravaged season by taking Saturday's Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.
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Ado McGuinness hoping ‘Case’ can go one better in Flying Five sprint

Horse Racing News - Tue, 06/09/2022 - 02:30
Ado McGuinness is hoping to go one better with stable star A Case Of You in Sunday’s Flying Five Stakes at the Curragh.
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From communion-money mares to Grade One winners, Paddy Twomey’s star continues to rise

Horse Racing News - Mon, 05/09/2022 - 02:30
It probably shouldn’t be any surprise that Paddy Twomey has quickly ascended the training ranks given that he bred his first Group One winner as a 13-year-old having bought back a mare with his Communion money.
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Aidan O’Brien confident as Kyprios drops down for Irish St Leger trip at Curragh

Horse Racing News - Mon, 05/09/2022 - 02:30
Aidan O’Brien insists that it was always the plan to drop Kyprios back in trip for Sunday’s Irish St Leger at the Curragh.
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Frankie Dettori handed 14-day ban for excessive whip use after Torquator Tasso narrowly denied at Baden-Baden

Horse Racing News - Sun, 04/09/2022 - 17:23
Frankie Dettori and Torquator Tasso were narrowly denied in their quest to land the 152nd Wettstar Grosser Preis von Baden - with the evergreen Italian also handed a 14-day ban for misuse of the whip aboard the defending Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe champion.
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Jack de Bromhead described as ‘a beautiful young soul’ by family as tributes paid across sporting world following tragic death

Horse Racing News - Sun, 04/09/2022 - 12:39
The parents of Jack de Bromhead have spoken of their grief at the tragic death of their “extraordinary and beautiful” son.
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Keeping his feet on the ground in race for title

Horse Racing News - Sun, 04/09/2022 - 02:30
Racing followers would have been stunned to see the headlines announcing Billy Lee’s retirement.
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Tiger Paw can roar for Aidan O’Brien as Tyrone ace Conor McKenna targets Irish Champions Weekend swansong

Horse Racing News - Sat, 03/09/2022 - 02:30
It’s a case of the calm before the Irish Champions Weekend storm as things slip back into neutral on these shores ahead of one of the biggest meetings in Irish racing’s calendar.
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Naval Crown set to make waves for Charlie Appleby in Group One Betfair Sprint Cup Stakes bid at Haydock

Horse Racing News - Sat, 03/09/2022 - 02:30
Whether it’s true remains open to question, but Oliver Cromwell is said to have coined the phrase ‘warts and all’.
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Tyrone star Conor McKenna eyes Irish Champions Weekend glory before resuming AFL career

Horse Racing News - Fri, 02/09/2022 - 14:25
Conor McKenna is hoping for a big winner at Irish Champions Weekend before the Tyrone All-Ireland SFC winner heads back to Australia to resume his AFL career.
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Joseph O’Brien forced to retire globetrotter State Of Rest

Horse Racing News - Wed, 31/08/2022 - 02:30
Joseph O’Brien has paid tribute to the “incredible constitution” of State Of Rest after the globe-trotting superstar was forced to retire.
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Travelling against the traffic

Horse Racing News - Sun, 28/08/2022 - 02:30
He still has the English mobile number but don’t mistake that for a dilution in Kieren Buckley’s commitment to making a go of things in Ireland.
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Horse racing Ireland has chased stable staff group about governance and expenses

Horse Racing News - Sun, 28/08/2022 - 02:30
The Irish horseracing authority raised concerns about expenses and governance at an association representing the country’s 2,500-plus stable hands.
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