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Stoute has last 'Word' as King George the sixth

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 01:30
Poet's Word provided Michael Stoute with a record-breaking sixth success in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes in a spellbinding renewal of the great race at Ascot on Saturday.
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'The whole male versus female thing is not a talking point, it's gone'

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 01:30
For those who dip in and out of racing, Rachael Blackmore's standing at the head of the Irish jump jockeys' table is ground-breaking news, but it has quickly become the norm.
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Galway Races Day 1: Expert tips and race-by-race guide as the action gets underway in Ballybrit

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 01:30
While Willie Mullins has managed to lower the colours of Galway specialist Dermot Weld - 31 times champion trainer - in recent years with back-to-back title wins, both may play second fiddle to Tony Martin on the opening evening.
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Walsh raring to go on return

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 01:30
Ruby Walsh is raring to go ahead of his much-anticipated return from injury at the Galway Festival today as all eyes turn to Ballybrit for their week-long carnival which is expected to attract 150,000 punters over the seven days.
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Stoute's joy at record victory

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 17:30
Michael Stoute claimed the outright record for the most King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes wins when Poet's Word, the 7/4 second favourite, beat his stable companion, Crystal Ocean, by a hard-fought neck to give him a sixth victory in high summer's middle-distance championship at Ascot yesterday.
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Flat out for Galway

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 16:00
'There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.'
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Wayne Bailey: Age no barrier for Poet's Word

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 01:30
It's been argued that the King George (3.40 Ascot) is not the same race as years gone by, but I reckon we have a great contest in store this afternoon, especially in the unlikely event that Cracksman, which is rated 125, makes the final line-up.
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Take pair of 'Queens' to be winning hand at Gowran

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 01:30
With all eyes on the start of the Galway Festival on Monday, it's a quiet weekend on the home front but punters' appetite will be sated by today's seven-race Flat card at Gowran Park.
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Mulvany set to 'Go Again' at Down Royal

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 01:30
On The Go Again returns from a five-month absence to contest the €50,000 Plate at Down Royal today.
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WATCH: There were TWO dead-heats in a dramatic day at Leopardstown

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 01:30
Jim Bolger and Aidan O'Brien shared the spoils in one of two remarkable dead-heats at Leopardstown where Cimeara and Sizzling couldn't be separated in the Listed Kingdom Of Bahrain Vinnie Roe Stakes.
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