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'The King' can reign for red-hot Harrington

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 02:30
Jessica Harrington can do no wrong in recent weeks and, after recently adding her first Classic success to her impressive training CV, the Moone handler can take the top prize on offer at today's eight-race Flat card at Navan.
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Appleby to thwart O'Brien's Oaks bid

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has strength in numbers for today's Oaks with over half of the nine-runner field but the master of Ballydoyle may come up short as he bids for a magnificent seven in the Epsom Classic.
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Moore hoping Magic Wand can weave Epsom Oaks spell

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 02:30
Magical was the most notable absentee from the list of nine declarations for the tomorrow's Investec Oaks at Epsom but Aidan O'Brien still has a formidable team of five to take on hot favourite Wild Illusion.
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McAteer continues on the up with Gowran win for Bolger

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 02:30
Promising apprentice Luke McAteer bagged his third winner with a confident display on Admodum to claim last night's Thomaston Handicap over a mile for Jim Bolger at Gowran Park.
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Murphy confident 'Lion' can turn tables on 'Saxon'

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 02:30
Roaring Lion has already been on the receiving end of two defeats from Saxon Warrior but jockey Oisin Murphy is confident of making it third-time lucky in Saturday's Epsom Derby and feels it's far more than a one-horse race.
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'Saxon' leads O'Brien charge for seventh Epsom crown

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 02:30
Saxon Warrior is the marquee name among a star-studded Aidan O'Brien challenge as the Ballydoyle handler saddles half of the Epsom Derby field in his bid for a seventh blue-riband victory on Saturday.
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Harrington takes plaudits as 'Alpha' lands 1,000 Guineas

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 02:30
It was a weekend of firsts at the Curragh as Ken Condon and Jessica Harrington enjoyed occasions to remember as they claimed their respective maiden Classic victories at headquarters.
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Recovery going as well as I could hope, says Smullen

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 02:30
Pat Smullen enjoyed a day at the Curragh yesterday as he continues his recovery after being diagnosed with a tumour.
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O'Brien hopes for big Clemmie run

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien is simply hoping for a good performance from Clemmie as she makes her seasonal debut in this afternoon's Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.
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Romanised's Guineas triumph leaves Condon in dreamland

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 02:30
Romanised was a 25/1 shock winner of the Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh, providing a first taste of Classic glory for his trainer, Ken Condon, described by some yesterday as "the nicest man in Irish racing". That accolade would take plenty of winning but Condon has won little else, having not had a winner since July until this unheralded colt stunned his opposition.
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Romanised shocks Aidan O'Brien's big guns to land Irish 2,000 Guineas

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 17:31
Romanised gave trainer Ken Condon his first Classic success when springing a 25-1 surprise in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.
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US Navy Flag can fly highest for Ballydoyle

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 02:30
A German poet and philosopher by the name of Friedrich Schlegel (1772-1829) once said that "the historian is a prophet looking backwards".
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'Steph' can spoil party and strike for Lyons

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 02:30
If the English equivalent is anything to go by, there could be a shock in tomorrow's Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas (4.10) at the Curragh and Ger Lyons may be the man to provide it.
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Flag-bearer O'Brien can make it a dozen

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 02:30
All eyes will be on Aidan O'Brien as the Ballydoyle maestro looks to collect his 12th Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas (4.10) at the Curragh today and the first Irish Classic of the season is filled with intrigue.
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Dettori to seek Smullen's advice for Derby mount

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 02:30
Frankie Dettori will be leaning on stricken colleague Pat Smullen for advice after picking up the ride aboard Dermot Weld's Epsom Derby hope Hazapour for next month's Classic in "unfortunate circumstances".
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Watch: At The Races presenter Hayley Moore sensationally catches loose horse at Chepstow

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 07:50
At The Races presenter Hayley Moore sent social media into a frenzy on Tuesday afternoon with her heroic manoeuvre to capture a loose horse at Chepstow.
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Gosden to send his 'Lion' into Derby battle with 'Warrior'

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 02:30
Impressive Dante winner Roaring Lion - the only horse to have come close to beating Saxon Warrior - will attempt to make it third time lucky against the Ballydoyle horse after John Gosden announced that the colt's owners had opted to run in the Epsom Derby on Saturday week instead of the French equivalent a day later.
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Moore saves the day

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 02:30
TV presenter Hayley Moore sent social media into a frenzy yesterday with her heroic manoeuvre to capture a loose horse at Chepstow.
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Watch: 'That was unbelievable!' - At The Races presenter has amazing recovery after being clattered by loose horse

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 16:07
At The Races presenter Hayley Moore sent social media into a frenzy on Tuesday afternoon with her heroic manoeuvre to capture a loose horse at Chepstow.
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Vet accused of passing Faugheen info which was allegedly used to gain an unfair advantage in the betting market

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 02:30
Tim Brennan faces a British Horseracing Authority (BHA) disciplinary panel hearing about allegations of corrupt or fraudulent practice in his role as a vet by passing on inside information but Brennan is free to continue his work as normal during the investigation.
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