Horse Racing News

Stack's 'Dreamed' can be muddy marvel

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 02:30
Fozzy Stack has no worries about Onenightidreamed handling the testing conditions in the Heritage Stakes at Leopardstown today.
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Today's meeting at Fairyhouse has been abandoned

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 08:04
This afternoon's meeting at Fairyhouse has been abandoned because of a waterlogged track.
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Slevin's special day ends on sour note

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 02:30
It was another historic day in Gordon Elliott's training career as General Principle (20/1) secured his first Irish Grand National in dramatic style, but it ended on a sour note for winning rider JJ Slevin.
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Saldier and Asthuria can aid Mullins' title battle

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 02:30
There have been a lot of empty horse boxes at Willie Mullins's Closutton stables over the past few days as the champion trainer does everything in his power to secure his 12th title and today is no different.
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Mullins and Townend to the fore with Grade Two treble

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 02:30
The big one may have eluded him in dramatic fashion but Willie Mullins still had plenty to smile about at Fairyhouse yesterday with Paul Townend in the plate for a 28/1 Grade Two treble as Un De Sceaux and Getabird put Cheltenham disappointments behind them in fine style.
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'General' reaches top gear to break Elliott's National duck

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 02:30
With 17 runners between them as they engaged in a gripping trainers' championship battle, it was written in the stars that Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins would fight out the finish of the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse yesterday.
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Getabird makes amends for Cheltenham disappointment with thrilling Fairyhouse win

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 19:46
Cheltenham Festival flop Getabird made amends in style at Fairyhouse on Monday as he kicked off a Grade Two treble for trainer Willie Mullins in the Rathbarry & Glenview Studs Novice Hurdle.
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WATCH: Gordon Elliott's General Principle wins the Irish Grand National after a thrilling finish at Fairyhouse

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 17:24
General Principle got up on the line to claim a thrilling renewal of the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.
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Odds against us but Pairofbrowneyes looks the part in hunt for elusive winner

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 16:00
My grandfather Paddy - 'The Boss' to us - was the man to break Tom Dreaper's monopoly on the Irish Grand National in 1967.
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Kemboy to break Mullins' duck in National

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 15:00
It's astonishing to think that, for all the accolades Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott have to show on their remarkable training CVs, the Boylesports Irish Grand National remains elusive.
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Here is who our experts are tipping in today's Irish Grand National

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 11:50
The Boylesports Irish Grand National is off at 5pm at Fairyhouse. Here are all the top tips and Michael Verney's race-by-race guide.
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Coney Island can bounce back to best as trainers' battle takes centre stage

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 02:30
If a main event is only as good as the undercard that precedes it, then punters are in for a treat at Fairyhouse today as the race for the Irish trainers' championship heats up between Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott.
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In-tune Mendelssohn set for Kentucky

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 02:30
All roads lead to Churchill Downs for Mendelssohn after he passed a crucial test with flying colours in the UAE Derby at Meydan.
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Al Boum Photo enters frame late on to claim Gold

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 02:30
Al Boum Photo hit top gear late on to deny Shattered Love in the Ryanair Gold Cup Novice Chase at Fairyhouse yesterday.
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Willie Mullins ready to go the distance with Gordon Elliott after Al Boum Photo storms to victory in Ryanair Gold Cup

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 18:40
Willie Mullins vowed to keep up the fight in the race to be Irish champion jumps trainer as a Grade One double at Fairyhouse on Sunday afternoon helped him claw back some of the deficit on Gordon Elliott.
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National can tip scales in duel for title as Mullins and Elliott go all in

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 02:30
Racing at Easter has been synonymous with Fairyhouse and the Irish Grand National for nigh on 150 years. Since Sir Robert Peel galloped around the Ratoath countryside and through the famous Ballyhack in 1870 to win the first running of the race, many legends of the sport have joined the Dubs on their day out to the races.
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Mendelssohn books place in Kentucky with easy win

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 02:30
How do you follow not just the best season of your training career, but the best of anyone's training career? For Aidan O'Brien, the answer could be with a victory in one of the few historic races that has eluded him thus far, after Mendelssohn's astonishing success in the UAE Derby on Saturday set him firmly on a path towards the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5.
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Aidan O'Brien sets new record as Mendelssohn romps home in UAE Derby

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 17:40
The Aidan O'Brien-trained Mendelssohn ran out arguably the most impressive ever winner in the 23 year history of Dubai World Cup day when annihilating the field in the Group 2 UAE Derby on Saturday.
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Willie Mullins launches a five-pronged assault in Ryanair Gold Cup at Fairyhouse

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 10:20
Willie Mullins is mob-handed in his bid to finally win the Grade One Ryanair Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on Sunday.
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