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Guilfoyle goal helps Banner men plunder the points in late surge

Sun, 30/12/2018 - 18:30
Clare snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in dramatic fashion, taking the lead for the first time in injury time and then going on to beat Cork by two points (1-20 to 0-21) in a Munster Hurling League Round 1 game played at Cusack Park, Ennis yesterday in front of an attendance of 1,987.
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Daragh Ó Conchúir: 'Few questions answered'

Sun, 30/12/2018 - 18:30
So jump racing has become all too predictable, has it? Not on the evidence of the past week. Indeed it has been a trend since the commencement of what is known as the 'National Hunt season proper', that the stars, existing and potential, have had their colours lowered at almost every turn.
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Watch: Sharjah adds Ryanair crown to his Galway and Morgiana hurdle triumphs to boost Cheltenham credentials

Sat, 29/12/2018 - 15:07
Sharjah provided jockey Patrick Mullins with yet another famous day when sprinting clear to win the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown.
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Jockey Jamie Codd to be sidelined for a month with a 'partially collapsed lung'

Sat, 29/12/2018 - 13:27
Jamie Codd suffered a partially collapsed lung in a fall at Limerick on Friday and is expected to be out of action for a month.
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'Sundae' can make it a Supa-Saturday for Harrington yard

Sat, 29/12/2018 - 02:30
With reigning champion Buveur D'Air turned over on St Stephen's Day, opportunity knocks for challengers to his throne to step up to the Champion Hurdle plate at Leopardstown today.
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Champ looks poised to provide some post-Christmas cheer

Sat, 29/12/2018 - 02:30
The week between Christmas and the New Year is always a strange one, and in Norway, they have a name for it: Romjul.
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'Espoir' lands Limerick pot for Cromwell

Sat, 29/12/2018 - 02:30
After Buveur D'Air's defeat in the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton, the Champion Hurdle needs a new contender to breathe some life into it, and an early hopeful might be Espoir D'Allen which recorded an impressive success in the Grade Three Irish Independent Hurdle at Limerick.
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Patrick Mullins: 'Rachael Blackmore is the Neil Armstrong of our racing generation'

Sat, 29/12/2018 - 02:30
Two roads diverged in a wood and I, I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference - Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken, 1916
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Kemboy storms into Gold Cup picture

Sat, 29/12/2018 - 02:30
Kemboy catapulted himself into the Cheltenham Gold Cup picture with a dominant display in the Savills Chase at Leopardstown yesterday.
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Watch: Kemboy's odds for the Cheltenham Gold Cup slashed after dominant display in the Savills Chase at Leopardstown

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 15:27
Kemboy catapulted himself into the Cheltenham Gold Cup picture with a dominant display in the Savills Chase at Leopardstown.
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Watch: Espoir D'Allen wins the Irish Independent Hurdle at Limerick in impressive fashion

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 14:39
Espoir D'Allen made it two from two so far this season with an impressive victory in the Irish Independent Hurdle at Limerick.
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Watch: Apple's Jade cruises to Christmas Hurdle triumph, Faugheen fine after crashing fall

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 14:24
Apple's Jade ran out an easy winner of the Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown, adding to last year's success in the race.
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'Ned' nails Footpad in final strides

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
Donal McInerney was the first man to arrive for duty in Enda Bolger's yard on Christmas morning and he got his just rewards yesterday as Auvergnat (28/1) produced a shock in the €200,000 Paddy Power Chase.
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Our experts give their top tips as Christmas festivals in Limerick and Leopardstown continue

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
It's been a tough few days for favourite backers but there are a number of horses who are heavily fancied to score at both Limerick and Leopardstown today.
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O'Grady lines up Aintree tilt for 'Westerner' after Limerick glory

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
Ballyclough trainer Eoghan O'Grady and his stable star Westerner Point have a knack of landing big handicap chases, and that was proven once more at Limerick yesterday when the nine-year-old landed the Grade B Tim Duggan Memorial Handicap Chase for the second time in three years.
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'Stormy' can highlight her class as Annamix debuts

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
There's no shortage of quality on show at Limerick today where all eyes will be on the Grade Three Irish Independent Hurdle (1.40) with a cracking field of five going to post for the €34,000 pot at the Patrickswell track.
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Patrick Mullins: 'Faugheen primed if 'Jade' is still feeling effects of Hatton's Grace tour de force'

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
It's not hard to imagine Willie muttering a version of Humphrey Bogart's famous line (below) when Apple's Jade strolls into Leopardstown's parade ring today.
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Refreshed Lord Bryan poised to strike for Bowen in Silver Fox chase

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
Lord Bryan looks like he might have been readied for what is a decent pot at Leicester in the shape of the Leicestershire Silver Fox Handicap Chase.
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Five things we learned from Kempton

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
Altior in a league of his own
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Classy 'Escape' justifies great expectations

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
Elegant Escape put up a classy staying performance to win the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow.
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