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Smullen set to close gap on Keane with strong hand for Killarney raid

3 hours 23 min ago
Just three rides for Pat Smullen as Killarney's Rose Of Tralee Festival meeting reaches day two - but all three are in with chances, especially the nap vote in the opening auction maiden.
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Ballydoyle quartet won't stop Enable's procession

3 hours 23 min ago
Even while having a day off, Enable was made to look utterly brilliant at York yesterday.
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Ulysses has writing on the wall for Stoute

3 hours 23 min ago
Ulysses gave Michael Stoute a sixth Juddmonte International success at York when the Niarchos homebred - by a Derby winner (Galileo) out of an Oaks winner (Light Shift) - swooped inside the last furlong to beat the battling three-year-olds Churchill and Barney Roy by two lengths and a head in the £1 million race.
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'Cliffs' and Heffernan look the value in gripping International showdown

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 02:30
Ryan Moore rarely has a really tough choice in a Group One when riding for Aidan O'Brien but today amounts to an exception.
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O'Brien says he'll 'struggle' to catch leaders in title race

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 02:30
Donnacha O'Brien is quietly fancied by many to give both Colin Keane and champion Pat Smullen a real rattle in the Flat riders' title race - but the youngster is far from optimistic.
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Lyons hoping 'Funk' can cope with testing terrain at Killarney

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 02:30
Ger Lyons admits ground concerns for Psychedelic Funk in today's feature Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes at Killarney.
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'I didn't do anything out of the ordinary' - Davy Russell defends horse 'punch'

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 12:16
Davy Russell is keen to put his side of the story to the Irish Turf Club over an alleged incident involving the jockey's treatment of a horse at Tramore on Friday.
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Comment - Davy Russell must explain Tramore horse punch

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 02:30
When Ana O'Brien was nearly paralysed at Killarney, the racing world awaiting news with a sickening sense of foreboding, it was all but lost in the story that her mount, Druids Cross, was put down.
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O'Briens have a ball in Debutante with spellbinding success

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien was long odds-on to win the feature Debutante Stakes at the Curragh yesterday, but few would have expected the winner to be the mount of his son Donnacha.
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Roscommon patrons wait on the weather

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 02:30
Roscommon's meeting this evening hinges on rainfall, with well-founded doubts about it going ahead. As of yesterday, between 30 and 50 millimetres of rain was expected prior to racing.
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WATCH - Irish Turf Club investigate Davy Russell after he appeared to punch a horse

Sun, 20/08/2017 - 11:25
The Irish Turf Club has launched an investigation into an alleged incident involving Davy Russell's treatment of his mount Kings Dolly at Tramore on Friday.
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Atzeni eyeing a St Leger hat-trick

Sun, 20/08/2017 - 02:30
Andrea Atzeni has his eyes on a third St Leger in four years after Defoe booked his ticket to Doncaster next month with victory over older horses in the Betfred Geoffrey Freer Stakes at Newbury.
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Order of St George wins third consecutive Irish St Leger Trial

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 16:32
Order Of St George won the Comer Group International Irish St Leger Trial for the third year running with an authoritative performance at the Curragh.
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Johnny Ward: Librisa can 'Breeze' by Hungerford foes

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 02:30
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Wayne Bailey: Go to war at Newbury with Frontiersman

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 02:30
Newbury racecourse has an interesting military-linked history, and was only open in its current location a short few years when World War One broke out in 1914.
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Moore makes up punters' minds about Debutante

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 02:30
It says something about the strength of Aidan O'Brien's girls' baby infants class that Ryan Moore has gotten off the Guineas favourite in tomorrow's Group Two Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes at the Curragh.
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O'Connor can show class at Dundalk

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 02:30
Dundalk doesn't much feel like the Bahaman island after which Eleuthera is called for most of its fixtures throughout the year - but it will be plenty warm for punters if the horse completes a hat-trick in this evening's finale.
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Lyons: Keane title odds unrealistic

Fri, 18/08/2017 - 02:30
Colin Keane has his weighing-room buddies trailing in the title race but his boss Ger Lyons has questioned how short bookmakers have made the Meathman to win his first crown.
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THE PUNTER'S PLATFORM PODCAST: 'Kerry's man-marking system is leaving them open' - Tomás Ó Sé on Kerry v Mayo plus weekend racing tips

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 16:21
Tomás Ó Sé joins the Punter's Platform of Johnny Ward, John Brennan, Niall Cronin and Ladbrokes' Dec Marron this week to look ahead to the All Ireland football semi-final between Kerry and Mayo.
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Alexios can claim Desmond spoils for Stack and Hayes

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 02:30
Leopardstown tonight is notable for the return of a Luke Comer runner, his last one having been in March.
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