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Ruby Walsh makes successful return to racing after riding Lareena to victory at Thurles

Thu, 08/03/2018 - 16:30
Ruby Walsh made a successful comeback to the saddle this afternoon when partnering Lareena to victory in a Maiden Hurdle at Thurles.
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Ruby in two minds over Min/Douvan call

Thu, 08/03/2018 - 03:30
Ruby Walsh has a lot of "long, hard thinking" to do before making a decision between riding Min or Douvan in the Champion Chase at next week's Cheltenham Festival.
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'Vroum' retired as Top Notch misses Festival target

Thu, 08/03/2018 - 03:30
Vroum Vroum Mag was one of the big absentees at the six-day forfeit stage for the Cheltenham Festival with Willie Mullins' nine-year-old mare retired after failing to sparkle at Closutton.
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I didn't need to ride before Cheltenham - Walsh

Thu, 08/03/2018 - 03:30
It seems like an eternity since Ruby Walsh was in competitive action on the racecourse but despite making his return at Thurles today for one ride, the champion jockey admits he would have gladly waited until next week's Cheltenham Festival if possible.
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Top mare Vroum Vroum Mag to miss Cheltenham and has been retired from racing

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 15:16
Top-class mare Vroum Vroum Mag will miss next week's Cheltenham Festival and has been retired from racing.
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Amateur rider Derek O'Connor will retain ride on Edwulf for Cheltenham Gold Cup

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 13:38
Derek O'Connor is set to continue his association with Edwulf in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday week.
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Ruby Walsh set for one ride at Thurles as he makes race-riding return ahead of Cheltenham

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 13:05
Ruby Walsh will return to the saddle tomorrow when he rides Lareena in a Maiden Hurdle at Thurles tomorrow (3.15).
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Davy Russell fancied to end Cheltenham Festival dominance of Ruby Walsh

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 11:17
Ruby Walsh will return to the saddle in the coming days after over three months on the sidelines but fellow Irish jockey Davy Russell has been well supported to end his dominance as top jockey at the Cheltenham Festival.
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Thurles comeback for Ruby ahead of Cheltenham

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 03:30
Ruby Walsh could return to race-riding at Thurles tomorrow after nearly four months on the sidelines.
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Ruby Walsh hoping to make race-riding return on Thursday after Storm Emma delayed his plans

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 14:28
Ruby Walsh could return to race-riding at Thurles on Thursday after nearly four months on the sidelines.
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Nicky Henderson reveals he has a battle plan for Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Might Bite

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 12:40
Nicky Henderson has revealed he has a secret plan for Might Bite in the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday week.
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Terrefort on track but 'Royal' ruled out

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 03:30
Footpad will not face a horse in the same silks as Willie Mullins' six-year-old bids to justify favouritism in next week's Arkle with connections ruling out classy novice chaser Sceau Royal from the Cheltenham Festival.
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Russell eager to extend his unbroken run of Festival winners

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 03:30
Davy Russell has never been leading jockey at the Cheltenham Festival - not even in 2014 when he rode a last-day treble - but he boasts a remarkable record: a winner there every year since Native Jack gave him his first in the cross-country in 2006.
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Identifying cream of crop and winners from no-hopers, as all eyes focus on Cheltenham

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 03:30
With just eight days to go to the Cheltenham Festival, it's time to scour the markets for the best value and break down the 14 Grade Ones which look set to get pulses racing.
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Irish contenders primed for Festival

Sun, 04/03/2018 - 03:30
Before winter's hand appeared to be loosening its icy grip, only to impart a parting slap which may sting for a few days yet, we were treated to a peek inside two of the leading stables as they go through their final Cheltenham preparations.
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Cracking Smart blow for Elliott

Sun, 04/03/2018 - 03:30
Cracking Smart has suffered a setback which will keep him on the sidelines for the rest of the season. Trainer Gordon Elliott had been preparing the Grade Two-winning six-year-old for the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. But the County Meath handler revealed yesterday: "Unfortunately Cracking Smart had a setback so he is out of the Albert Bartlett and will not run for the remainder of the season."
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