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Ruby Walsh steps up return from injury ahead of Cheltenham by beginning work riding again

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 14:18
Ruby Walsh is back riding work as his return from injury gathers pace.
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Startling decline in the number of national hunt trainers in Ireland continues

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 12:00
There are 93 holders of a national hunt training license remaining in the country, the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) Integrity Statistics reveal.
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William Hill fined €7m for 'systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures'

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:15
William Hill is to pay £6.2 million (€7m) in penalties for "systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures", the Gambling Commission has announced.
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Samcro gets Festival target as Cue Card goes for Gold

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 02:30
Samcro has been confirmed for the Ballymore Novices' Hurdle at next month's Cheltenham Festival, removing any speculation that Gordon Elliott's brilliant six-year-old would be switched to the shorter Supreme Novices' Hurdle.
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'Chit Chat' can do the talking for De Bromhead and Russell

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 02:30
No matter what Last Man Standing achieves in today's featured Grade Three Novice Hurdle (2.50) at Clonmel, trainer Mouse Morris expects his charge to improve with age describing him as "next year's horse".
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Clear Skies to shine

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 02:30
There are very few prizes that Aidan O'Brien has not collected in a record-breaking training career and the Ballydoyle handler has set his eyes on a rare all-weather success in England with his first runner in Saturday's Winter Derby at Lingfield.
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Fehily set for Our Duke Festival ride

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 02:30
Noel Fehily is set to partner Our Duke in the Cheltenham Gold Cup at next month's Festival.
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'Notorious' to fore as Elliott has four-timer

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 02:30
Gordon Elliott wrapped up a Grade Two brace at Navan with Diamond Cauchois and Monbeg Notorious as he secured a four-timer at the County Meath track.
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Waiting Patiently a poignant winner

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 02:30
Good-news stories abounded here, as Waiting Patiently won the Ascot Chase for his new trainer, Ruth Jefferson, on the day after she said a final farewell to her father. Cue Card ran a mighty race to be second and will take his chance at the Cheltenham Festival once more, while Bryony Frost continued her amazing run of Saturday successes by landing the Reynoldstown on her beloved Black Corton.
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Our Duke confirmed for Gold Cup tilt

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 02:30
Our Duke got his season back on track with a battling defeat of Presenting Percy in a thrilling Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park.Having flopped on his Down Royal comeback, after he which he underwent an operation for a kissing spine, last season's Irish National hero performed with more credit in the Irish Gold Cup but was back in action less than two weeks later.
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WATCH: Our Duke lowers the colours of Presenting Percy at Gowran Park in battling performance

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 14:29
Our Duke got his season back on track with a battling defeat of Presenting Percy in a thrilling Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park.
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'Patiently' can pass his Ascot Grade One test

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 02:30
Cue Card will attempt to bounce back from two second places and two falls in his last four outings in the Betfair Ascot Chase today (3.35), a race he won last year priced 4/9.
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'Percy' presents stiff task for 'Duke'

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 02:30
Excitement was naturally the overriding emotion when Douvan was given a tentative engagement on today's Gowran Park card but rather than risk his participation at next month's Cheltenham Festival, Willie Mullins has kept his superstar at home.
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Douvan not declared for Gowran Park as Willie Mullins' star looks set to go straight to Cheltenham

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 11:35
Douvan will not run in tomorrow's Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park after Willie Mullins's brilliant chaser was not declared among the final field of five for the Grade Two over 2m4f.
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Douvan and 'Mag' don't need prep run for Festival - Mullins

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 02:30
The option to run both Douvan and Vroum Vroum Mag this weekend may be taken but Patrick Mullins insists the pair will still be fighting fit for next month's Cheltenham Festival even without a prep run.
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Big week begins for Bunyan but Smullen can spoil party

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 02:30
It's a long way from Dundalk to Dubai - 7,799 kilometres to be precise - but trainer Darren Bunyan will be hoping for success on both fronts in the next week, starting with two runners at the Louth track tonight.
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Willie Mullins confirms that Total Recall is being aimed at the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 18:45
Willie Mullins has confirmed Total Recall an intended runner in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup.
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Walsh on course to return to saddle within next fortnight

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 02:30
Ruby Walsh is "pain-free" and expects to return to the saddle within two weeks as he times his comeback to perfection ahead of next month's Cheltenham Festival.
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Russell lands double to extend lead in race for jockeys' crown

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 02:30
Another day, another double for Davy Russell as the Cork pilot continued his fine form with a brace at Fairyhouse yesterday to tighten his grip on the Irish jump jockeys' championship.
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Douvan 'progressing nicely' but Coneygree out for season

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 02:30
Ruby Walsh was as surprised as anyone to see Douvan's name among 10 entries for a cracking renewal of the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday and expects his form on the Closutton gallops over the coming days to decide whether he takes his place.
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