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'Stormy' leads the way in Mullins' four-timer

11 hours 31 min ago
The Big Getaway is likely to be part of the Willie Mullins battalion at the Cheltenham Festival after providing the champion trainer with the third of his four winners at Naas.
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Santini's 'trial' show pleases Henderson

11 hours 31 min ago
A satisfied Nicky Henderson feels Santini threw his hat back into the ring for what appears a wide-open renewal of the Cheltenham Gold Cup with a thrilling victory in Saturday's Cotswold Chase.
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Champion hurdle may attract Honeysuckle if stars are aligned

Sun, 26/01/2020 - 18:30
Since Sizing Europe trounced a high-class field in what is now the PCI Irish Champion Hurdle in 2008, Henry de Bromhead has had Grade One horses.
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Paisley Park does just enough to whet his Festival appetite

Sun, 26/01/2020 - 18:30
There are not many horses that can claim superstar status but Paisley Park, Emma Lavelle's superb staying hurdler, is working towards it. He will return to the Cheltenham Festival in March as the meeting's star attraction after winning a second Galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdle yesterday.
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Stormy Ireland bags hat-trick with Limestone Lad Hurdle win at Naas

Sun, 26/01/2020 - 15:02
Stormy Ireland completed a hat-trick for the season with a decisive success in the Limestone Lad Hurdle at Naas.
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Santini set to benefit if 'Bristol' jumps poorly

Sat, 25/01/2020 - 02:30
I've been a fan of Bristol De Mai for quite some time, and have often backed him down through the years - but he's one of those frustrating horses to follow and I find it hard to catch him at the right time.
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'Stormy' can lead magical Mullins weekend

Sat, 25/01/2020 - 02:30
It certainly isn't every day that Australia-trained runners race on these shores, so there will be history made at Naas tomorrow.
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Robbie Power: 'Cheltenham Festival fever is heating up as decision day draws closer'

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 21:42
The next couple of weekends are massive in terms of preparations for the Cheltenham Festival and on Saturday most of the attention will centre around the Cotswolds.
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'Total' domination as Mullins lands his eighth Thyestes

Fri, 24/01/2020 - 02:30
HIS local track is becoming the happiest of hunting grounds for Willie Mullins as he landed his eighth Thyestes Chase in great style with Total Recall (16/1) coming through the Gowran Park fog to spearhead a sparkling 47/1 treble for the Closutton maestro.
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Mullins on course to dine out on 'Chef' power in Thyestes test

Thu, 23/01/2020 - 02:30
The Melbourne Cup may boast that it's the race that stops a nation but the Thyestes Chase (3.0) can certainly claim to be the race that stops a county.
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'Percy' primed for Irish Gold Cup test

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 02:30
Presenting Percy will contest next month's Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown with connections opting to head to the Dublin Racing Festival rather than seek a hat-trick of victories in tomorrow's Galmoy Hurdle at Gowran Park.
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Jockey Richard Johnson offers hope of making Cheltenham after breaking arm in fall at Exeter

Tue, 21/01/2020 - 18:00
Richard Johnson is to have an operation on his broken right arm after a fall at Exeter - but is "very positive" he will recover in time for the Cheltenham Festival.
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Mullins expects better showing from 'Chacun'

Tue, 21/01/2020 - 02:30
Patrick Mullins is confident that Chacun Pour Soi and Kemboy will both take a significant leap forward when they tackle next month’s Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown.
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Dynamic 'Defi' confirms status as two-mile chasing king

Mon, 20/01/2020 - 02:30
Defi Du Seuil continued his dominance of the two-mile chasing division this season with a scintillating display in the Matchbook Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday.
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Minella leads from front to take maiden chase win

Sun, 19/01/2020 - 18:30
Last year's Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle hero, Minella Indo, stuck to his task from the front to get off the mark over fences in the Eco Friendly Cups Beginners' Chase at Navan.
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Defi Du Seuil's turn of foot shows all the hallmarks of a champion chaser

Sun, 19/01/2020 - 18:30
Defi Du Seuil, Philip Hobbs' improving seven-year-old, put in his strongest claim yet for Champion Chase honours when he showed an electric turn of foot to beat Un De Sceaux an eased-down two-and-three-quarter lengths in the Matchbook Clarence House Chase at Ascot yesterday.
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Mullins the man to follow as Footpad looks primed

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 02:30
There is usually an absence of quality jumps fare on these shores in the weeks leading up to the Dublin Racing Festival but Thurles fills that void in some style tomorrow.
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Take Un De Sceaux to reverse form with 'Defi'

Sat, 18/01/2020 - 02:30
I'm sure most readers will have heard the quote somewhere that "insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results".
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Robbie Power: Trip the Light fantastic on a Wingin A Prayer

Fri, 17/01/2020 - 21:49
It was nice to get among the winners at Chepstow on Friday for Colin Tizzard and I stay over for a couple of rides at Ascot this Saturday.
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'Bristol' can make Gold Cup frame at big price

Fri, 17/01/2020 - 02:30
No horse has landed successive Cheltenham Gold Cups since the mighty Best Mate (2002-'04) and that highlights the task facing Al Boum Photo (4/1 favourite) in two months' time.
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