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2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John ruled out for the rest of the season

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 11:39
2017 Gold Cup winner Sizing John has been ruled out for the rest of this season after meeting with a setback.
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British racing to get back on track

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 02:30
Racing in Britain will resume with four meetings tomorrow, following a six-day shutdown because of an outbreak of equine influenza, the British Horseracing Authority announced late last night.
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Hogan adds new dimension to dual star status on exciting team

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 02:30
Denis Hogan wasn't bred into racing, unlike the vast majority of his contemporaries, but with nine-time Irish champion jumps' jockey Charlie Swan living a mere stone's throw away, it was always likely to arrive on his radar.
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Red Mills Chase 'only option' for Anibale - Martin

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 02:30
Tony Martin hopes that Anibale Fly can get his season back on track when tackling a mouthwatering Grade Two Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday.
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Racing in Britain to resume on Wednesday after equine flu outbreak

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 23:29
Racing in Britain will resume with four meetings on Wednesday, following a six-day shutdown because of an outbreak of equine influenza, the British Horseracing Authority has announced.
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Ban on British-trained horses running in Ireland lifted with immediate effect

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 16:28
The ban on British-trained horses running in Ireland during the outbreak of equine influenza has been lifted with immediate effect, the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has confirmed.
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Elliott secures winning verdict in National Trial

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 02:30
Dounikos gained his first win in more than a year to give Gordon Elliott back-to-back victories in the BoyleSports Grand National Trial Handicap Chase at Punchestown.
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BHA decision expected today

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 02:30
Officials at the British Horseracing Authority are hoping to make a decision today as to whether racing can resume on Wednesday following a six-day shutdown due to equine flu.
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Pravalaguna looks Festival-bound

Sun, 10/02/2019 - 18:30
Pravalaguna gave a bold, front-running display to take Listed honours in the BBA Ireland Limited Opera Hat Mares Chase at Naas.
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Obituary: Miles Napier

Sun, 10/02/2019 - 18:30
Miles Napier, who died in December, aged 84, was a racing journalist and author, noted for his works on thoroughbred pedigrees and breeding.
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BHA says it's relying on 'unanimous' expert advice as high profile trainers criticise equine flu shutdown

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 11:00
The British Horseracing Authority insists it has "unanimous" support from expert advisers as its decision to halt the sport during the equine flu outbreak comes under fire from high-profile trainers.
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Hogan can land National Trial as mares set to prosper

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 02:30
The recent equine flu outbreak means that Irish racing is the only show in town this weekend as two decent meetings on these shores are magnified in importance.
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New suspected equine flu cases force closure of 54 more yards

Sat, 09/02/2019 - 02:30
The crisis that has shut down British racing until Wednesday at the earliest escalated yesterday when the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) put another 54 stables into lockdown and confirmed three more horses had tested positive as it tried to contain the outbreak of equine influenza.
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The show goes on: But British runners barred from Ireland

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 02:30
It will be business as usual for Irish racing despite an outbreak of equine influenza forcing UK racing into lockdown until at least next week, according to HRI chief Brian Kavanagh.
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Elliott in centre of flu storm

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 02:30
It's been a crazy few days for Gordon Elliott with the Meath trainer finding himself at the centre of the equine influenza story - although not for the wrong reasons - after having runners in Ayr on Wednesday.
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Michael Verney: 'Cheltenham should be safe from flu but refusal to halt Irish racing is a risky move'

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 02:30
The question on everyone's lips is whether the Cheltenham Festival will be harmed by equine influenza but while information is still being assembled and analysed, racing's greatest jumps festival shouldn't be in any great jeopardy.
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Irish racing chiefs try to calm Cheltenham fears over equine flu

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 02:30
Racing chiefs have insisted the Cheltenham Festival is not under threat after an outbreak of equine flu plunged the British horseracing industry into crisis.
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Racing suspended in Britain following equine flu outbreak

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 16:31
Horse Racing will not resume in Britain until next Wednesday at the earliest as the British Horseracing Authority attempts to deal with an outbreak of equine flu.
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Grand National-winning trainer Donald McCain confirms three cases of equine flu in his yard

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 14:53
Donald McCain has confirmed three horses in his yard have tested positive for equine influenza, but is unsure as to how they contracted the virus.
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Racing will continue in Ireland today despite cancellation of UK meetings after equine flu outbreak

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 02:30
Race meetings will go ahead in Ireland today despite meetings in the UK being cancelled after three confirmed cases of equine influenza were reported to the British Horseracing Authority.
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