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Gosden: Cracksman to swerve King George

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 02:30
John Gosden says Cracksman is more likely to have an autumn campaign than run in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.
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'Rosie' can bounce back with a bang for Mullins

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:30
Rock-hard underfoot conditions are making life difficult for ground staff and trainers alike this summer with small fields the norm and today's card at Roscommon is no exception.
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Mendelssohn shows well on return in US

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 02:30
Mendelssohn finished third on his return to action in the Grade Three Dwyer Stakes over a mile on the dirt in Belmont.
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Roaring Lion edges duel to deny O'Brien by neck

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 18:30
Roaring Lion battled on bravely to beat his old rival Saxon Warrior in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown. The two classy three-year-olds had the 10-furlong Group One to themselves and no quarter was given in the closing stages.
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Tributes pour in for late trainer Dunlop

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 18:30
Multiple Classic-winning trainer John Dunlop has died at the age of 78. Dunlop saddled two winners of the Derby in Shirley Heights (1978) and Erhaab (1994). He also won the St Leger three times, the 1000 Guineas three times and the Oaks twice, with the 2000 Guineas the only British Classic to elude him.
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Classic-winning trainer John Dunlop dies age 78

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 11:35
Multiple Classic-winning trainer John Dunlop has died at the age of 78.
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O'Brien out for success on all fronts in busy weekend

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien begins his latest bid for world domination tonight as he makes a four-pronged attack on the Stars and Stripes card in Belmont Park.
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Eclipse trip set to revitalise weary 'Warrior'

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 02:30
The Coral Eclipse is the race that allows the Classic generation to take on their elders, and that usually makes for some great storylines as the old take on the young. Youth or experience? The champion or the pretender?
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Fortune can favour 'Brave' on hurdles return - Mullins

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 02:30
Connections feel Wicklow Brave's class can help him give weight all-round in the Kevin McManus Bookmaker Grimes Hurdle at Tipperary today.
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Ruby 'ready to rock' for Galway Races

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 02:30
Ruby Walsh is "ready to rock" ahead of his long-awaited return to the saddle at the Galway Races later this month (July 30-August 5).
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Brothers bask in Derby glory

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 02:30
Joseph O'Brien reflected on one the greatest days of his life the morning after saddling Latrobe to claim Irish Derby glory.
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Sons outshine father in Derby glory

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:30
How do you stop Aidan O'Brien winning a 13th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby? Put his two sons on the case was the answer, after brothers Joseph and Donnacha combined to beat their father when Latrobe outstayed the Ballydoyle quartet Rostropovich, Saxon Warrior, Delano Roosevelt and The Pentagon, in that order, to lead home an O'Brien 1-2-3-4-5 in Ireland's premier Flat race at the Curragh.
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O'Brien's Pretty strong hand

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:30
Investec Oaks heroine Forever Together bids to double her Group One tally in the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh today.
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Watch: Joseph O'Brien's Latrobe guided to Irish Derby triumph by the trainer's brother Donnacha

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 17:31
Latrobe ran out a famous winner of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh for brothers Joseph and Donnacha O'Brien.
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O'Brien is happy with 'Saxon' as he targets a 13th Irish Derby win

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien bids to further cement his place in racing history with hot favourite Saxon Warrior leading a four-pronged attack as the Ballydoyle maestro eyes his 13th Irish Derby success at the Curragh today (5.15).
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'Bee' set to burst O'Brien's bubble in sub-par Derby

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
With all the razzmatazz surrounding Kildare's All-Ireland SFC qualifier tie against Mayo in St Conleth's Park, Newbridge, this evening, it's easy to forget that just ten minutes down the road the biggest prize in Irish racing will be contested at the Curragh.
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Step down in class ideal for Sir Dancealot

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Born in Denbighshire, North Wales in 1777, Charles James Apperley became a well-known sports writer in his time, usually published under the pseudonym Nimrod.
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Sea The Lion foils old rival 'Gustavus' to claim Curragh honours for Fahey

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Old sparring partners Sea The Lion and Gustavus Vassa fought out another nail-biting finish at the Curragh last night with Jarlath Fahy's Sea The Lion once again prevailing to claim the featured Ragusa Handicap.
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'Warrior' leads O'Brien team seeking Derby redemption

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 02:30
Saxon Warrior heads a field of 12 declared for tomorrow's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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Change Of Velocity to maintain winning momentum for Bolger

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 02:30
Sea The Lion and Gustavus Vassa, respective first and second in the Cork Derby, renew rivalry at the Curragh this evening, but the 'Ragusa' Handicap is far from a two-horse race.
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