Horse Racing News

Andy Oliver eyeing Derby glory with outside shot ‘Daze’

Horse Racing News - Thu, 23/06/2022 - 02:30
The odds would suggest a mountainous task faces Glory Daze in Saturday’s Irish Derby, but recent history of the Curragh Classic indicates that nothing is impossible for Andy Oliver’s stable star.
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Four-time Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe-winning trainer Alec Head dies aged 97

Horse Racing News - Wed, 22/06/2022 - 16:26
Alec Head, part of one of the great French racing dynasties, has died aged 97.
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Tuesday gets the call to be Saturday Derby star for Aidan O’Brien team

Horse Racing News - Wed, 22/06/2022 - 02:30
There are few accomplishments which have escaped Aidan O’Brien’s CV during a glittering training career, but winning the Irish Derby with a filly is one of them and he will bid to change that statistic on Saturday at the Curragh.
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Aidan O’Brien planning to take Irish Derby at Curragh with English Oaks heroine Tuesday

Horse Racing News - Tue, 21/06/2022 - 13:40
There are few achievements that Aidan O'Brien doesn't already have on his stunning CV, but winning a Derby with a filly is one of them, and he will bid to change that on Saturday at the Curragh.
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Paddy Twomey ready to stake Irish Derby ‘Claim’

Horse Racing News - Tue, 21/06/2022 - 02:30
Paddy Twomey has made a name for himself since taking out his full licence in 2016 and the Tipperary-based trainer is eyeing his biggest scalp yet with French Claim in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.
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Dr Sonja Egan appointed as new head of breeding at Horse Sport Ireland

Horse Racing News - Sun, 19/06/2022 - 18:36
Dr Sonja Egan has been appointed as the new Head of Breeding, Innovation and Development at Horse Sport Ireland (HSI).
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You have to make most of your day in the sun

Horse Racing News - Sun, 19/06/2022 - 02:30
Just how you know the difference between Royal Ascot and any other Flat festival is the reactions of jockeys at the winning line and owners in the parade ring. The jumping, shrieking, bear hugs and pumped fists that are common in the jumps sphere, are not so prevalent on the level, but you get a lot of it in Berkshire in June.
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Dermot Weld and Chris Hayes can edge Cougar with Enthrallment at Down Royal

Horse Racing News - Sat, 18/06/2022 - 02:30
All eyes may be on Royal Ascot today as the five-day extravaganza wheels to its conclusion at the Berkshire track, but Down Royal is the only place to be on this side of the Irish Sea.
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O’Brien chalks up 80th Royal Ascot success with Changingoftheguard

Horse Racing News - Sat, 18/06/2022 - 02:30
Aidan O’Brien celebrated his 80th Royal Ascot winner when Changingoftheguard made every yard of the running in the King Edward VII Stakes.
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‘Princess’ offers value in Ascot’s Platinum Jubilee

Horse Racing News - Sat, 18/06/2022 - 02:30
It’s quite rare to see a Group One race with 20+ runners; they only come along every few years, but we’ve a very big field to get stuck into for this year’s 27-runner Platinum Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot (4.20).
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Kyprios and Ryan Moore hold off Mojo Star and Stradivarius to claim Royal Ascot Gold Cup for Aidan O’Brien

Horse Racing News - Thu, 16/06/2022 - 17:09
Kyprios held off Mojo Star and Stradivarius to claim the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore.
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Stradivarius looks in tune but Princess Zoe can seal deal

Horse Racing News - Thu, 16/06/2022 - 02:30
All eyes are on the Ascot Gold Cup (4.20) at the Royal meeting today with Stradivarius hoping to equal the mighty Yeats as a four-time winner.
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Joseph O'Brien claims first Royal Ascot winner as State Of Rest romps home in Prince of Wales' Stakes

Horse Racing News - Wed, 15/06/2022 - 16:15
Joseph O’Brien secured his first Royal Ascot winner as a trainer as State Of Rest led from pillar-to-post in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes.
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Baaeed produces yet another masterclass to make it eight from eight

Horse Racing News - Wed, 15/06/2022 - 02:30
Baaeed maintained his flawless record with a scintillating display as William Haggas’ superstar made it eight from eight when turning the Group One Queen Anne Stakes into a procession as Royal Ascot kicked off.
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Blackbeard leads Irish charge for Aidan O’Brien as Royal Ascot kicks into gear

Horse Racing News - Tue, 14/06/2022 - 02:30
If odds are anything to go by then it should be a profitable time for Irish raiders at Royal Ascot with 13 favourites going to post, but the ultra-competitive week will be as unpredictable as ever when today’s action kicks off.
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Two horses with the same name primed for a rare battle

Horse Racing News - Sat, 11/06/2022 - 02:30
It certainly isn't every day of the week that two horses with the same name compete against each other in the same race, but that unusual scenario is thrown up in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden (4.50) at Gowran Park tomorrow.
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Improving Ingra Tor is set to score for Channon at York

Horse Racing News - Sat, 11/06/2022 - 02:30
I’ve been in this betting game long enough to know that a lean spell can come along at any time, so I’m not one to get over-excited over a few winning wagers.
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Ascot option still alive for Emily Upjohn

Horse Racing News - Fri, 10/06/2022 - 02:30
Emily Upjohn could yet feature in next week’s Group Two Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot as she bids to bounce back from her recent Epsom Oaks heartbreak.
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