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Bolger on the double at Roscommon

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 02:30
It might not have been a good weekend for Wexford GAA, with defeats for both hurlers and footballers, but Jim Bolger kept the purple and gold flying at Roscommon last night by the landing the featured EBF fillies handicap.
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'Brilliant' Justify completes Triple Crown

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 02:30
Justify became the 13th horse to land the US Triple Crown when the Bob Baffert-trained colt ran out a comfortable winner of the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday night to add to victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.
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Jockey banned for 21 days after punching fellow rider and splitting his lip

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 02:30
Raul da Silva has been suspended for 21 days for "violent conduct" after punching former champion jockey Jim Crowley during a weighing-room fracas at Goodwood yesterday.
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Walk In The Sun set to run at Ascot despite failed dope test

Sun, 10/06/2018 - 18:30
A mystery horse at the centre of twin controversies is heading to one of Royal Ascot's most prestigious races a week on Tuesday. Walk In The Sun failed a dope test for an as-yet undeclared substance after winning at Lingfield in February and has not been seen on a racecourse since, though he has switched stables, to the evident ire of his former trainer, Jeremy Noseda.
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Theobald can thrive at Curragh for red-hot Bolger

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 02:30
Jim Bolger is always a man to keep on the right side of when his horses start hitting form and he may have the answer with Theobald in today's feature race - the Listed McDonnell's Bar June Fest Silver Stakes (3.55) - at the Curragh.
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Baffert ace to justify 'triple' hype in Belmont

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 02:30
Bob Baffert believes hot favourite Justify is in the form of his life ahead of his Triple Crown bid in tonight's Belmont Stakes (11.46).
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Actress delivers best lines in feature for O'Brien

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien's Actress made just about all the running to win the TRM Ballyogan Stakes in clear-cut fashion at the Curragh.
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Zorion makes his mark for Bolger team

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 02:30
Godolphin's royal blue silks, memorably carried to victory by Masar in last week's Epsom Derby, were to the fore again at Leopardstown last night when Jim Bolger's Zorion captured the Listed Glencairn Stakes.
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Nicholls and Walsh mourn 'magic horse' Denman

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 02:30
Rarely has a nickname described a race horse better than Denman's moniker of 'The Tank'.
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Willie Mullins announces the retirement of two-time Gold Cup runner-up Djakadam

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:15
Willie Mullins has announced the retirement of dual Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up Djakadam.
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Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Denman 'put to sleep painlessly' after falling ill

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:16
Denman, the 2008 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, died on Tuesday at the age of 18, trainer Paul Nicholls told Betfair.
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Veteran Thornton hanging up saddle

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 02:30
It was a day dominated by veterans on a variety of fronts as long-serving National Hunt jockey Andrew Thornton announced that he will retire from the saddle after racing in Uttoxeter tomorrow.
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A Rated ready to secure top marks for De Bromhead

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 02:30
Bank Holiday punters hoping to boost their accounts at Gowran Park and Listowel today face some tricky betting decisions.
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Bary's Study of man claims French Derby

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 02:30
Study Of Man claimed Classic glory in the Qipco Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly yesterday.
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Epsom hero Masar to target Derby double

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 02:30
The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh is the most likely next port of call for Masar following his heroics at Epsom on Saturday.
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Mohammed realises Derby dream

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 18:30
After 41 years of being an owner in England, Sheikh Mohammed, the biggest single investor in the history of the sport, finally achieved what he set out to do yesterday when Masar, a homebred carrying the blue colours of Godolphin, outstayed all his rivals to land the 239th Investec Derby at Epsom.
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Saxon Warrior comes up short for Aidan O'Brien as Masar claims Epsom Derby

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 18:02
Aidan O'Brien was in a philosophical mood after odds-on favourite Saxon Warrior could finish only fourth in the Investec Derby at Epsom.
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Roaring Lion best placed to thwart Saxon Warrior's ambitions

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has never hidden his ambition to win the English Triple Crown and follow in the footsteps of his Ballydoyle predecessor, the late, great Vincent O'Brien, who famously completed the remarkable feat with the mighty Nijinsky in 1970.
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Saxon Warrior can overcome his tricky draw

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 02:30
There are many types of Derby around the world, from a local rival football match to a type of bowler hat - and plenty of races too with that name in their title.
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Forever Together in 'special' success for O'Briens

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 02:30
When Donnacha O'Brien won his first Classic, the Qipco 2,000 Guineas on Saxon Warrior last month, his father Aidan was in America for the Kentucky Derby, but he was very much at Epsom yesterday when his son guided Forever Together - the only maiden in the field - to a clear-cut victory in the 240th Investec Oaks.
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