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Townend steers home quartet at 88/1 on opening day at Listowel

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 02:30
The opening day of Listowel belonged to Paul Townend as the Cork jockey booted home a brilliant 88/1 four-timer.
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Battle Of Jericho triumphs in Navan thriller

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 18:30
Battle Of Jericho narrowly denied the popular Gordon Lord Byron in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race at Navan. Only three went to post, and it proved once more a big field is not always needed to produce an exciting race.
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Murphy steers The Tin Man to Sprint Cup success at Haydock

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 18:30
The Tin Man hit the jackpot at the third time of asking in the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock. Red-hot favourite Harry Angel burst out of the stalls without a problem this time after his mishap at Royal Ascot, but may have used up too much gas too soon, as despite having a break on all the field bar outsider Hey Jonesy, he was treading water inside the final furlong.
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Willie Mullins' Riven Light finishes tailed off last in €770,000 Korea Cup

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 09:50
British and Irish raiders Forest Ranger and Riven Light both finished down the field as last year's winner London Town destroyed his rivals in the Keeneland Korea Cup in Seoul.
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Harry Angel set to land historic Sprint double

Sat, 08/09/2018 - 13:00
In the November 4, 1967 edition of the Irish Independent, the 'Capt. Keen' racing column tipped the three-year-old Be Friendly in the Vernon's November Sprint Cup, a horse owned at the time by the late great racing commentator Peter O'Sullevan.
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Enright can steer 'Mill' to glory and deny Kylecrue's Listowel four-in-a-row bid

Sat, 08/09/2018 - 02:30
As punters from all over the country begin to make their way to the seven-day Listowel Harvest Festival tomorrow, it traditionally signals that the evenings are getting a little shorter and the air a bit chillier as the focus begins to shift back to the jumps game.
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Enable returns for intriguing 'Ocean' duel

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 02:30
The much-anticipated return of last year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Enable will be anything but a cakewalk, with John Gosden's brilliant filly set to take on Michael Stoute's King George runner-up Crystal Ocean at Kempton tomorrow.
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O'Brien hoping 'Gardens' will bloom while Capri has Arc date

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has issued a positive bulletin ahead of next Saturday's St Leger with the Ballydoyle maestro outlining that he "always thought Doncaster would suit" Kew Gardens ahead of the English Classic.
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Light is ready to shine in Korea for Mullins

Tue, 04/09/2018 - 02:30
The list of achievements which are absent from Willie Mullins' incredible training CV are getting smaller and smaller and 'miracle horse' Riven Light bids to complete another remarkable feat for the Closutton maestro in Korea on Sunday.
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'Copia' can get Roscommon raid off to perfect start for Bolger team

Mon, 03/09/2018 - 02:30
Jim Bolger sends a strong team to Roscommon this evening, with the 98-rated Copia Verborum appearing the best of these in the opening Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auction Race.
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Obituary: Mick O'Toole

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 18:30
The flamboyant horse trainer and gambler Mick O'Toole, who has died aged 86, had notable successes in training Davy Lad to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1977 and Dickens Hill to win the Irish 2000 Guineas, in 1979.
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Drop in class gives edge to Dunkerron

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 02:30
Known to the taxman as Michael Lee Aday, the American singer famous to you and me as Meat Loaf, once sang that "two out of three ain't bad".
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Charcor worth a chance as Harrington's star set to shine bright once more

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 02:30
There's an increasing trend this season of English trainers plundering some of Ireland's most valuable Flat prizes and the raiding party holds a small but select hand on Tote Irish Cambridgeshire day.
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Johnston has a 'Vision' for Curragh tilt

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 02:30
Mark Johnston is considering giving Dark Vision his first start since being purchased by Godolphin in the Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes at the Curragh on September 16.
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Murphy is hopeful that Lion can roar at Leopardstown

Thu, 30/08/2018 - 02:30
Some jockeys are synonymous with certain horses - like Ruby Walsh and Kauto Star - and Oisín Murphy has forged a relationship with John Gosden's Roaring Lion which has seen him catapulted into racing's headlines.
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'Lion' roars into frame for Cartier prize

Wed, 29/08/2018 - 02:30
Alpha Centauri may be setting a strong pace in the race to become this year's Cartier Horse of the Year, but Jessica Harrington's filly cannot rest on her laurels as both Roaring Lion and Poet's Word are, metaphorically, clipping her heels as racing slips into its autumn season.
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Mendelssohn ready for Breeders' Cup

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien will send Mendelssohn straight to the Breeders' Cup Classic in November after completing his preparations when second in the Grade One Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday night.
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'Van Dyck' in Derby frame after O'Brien trio dominate

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 02:30
Anthony Van Dyck was cut to 10/1 for next year's Epsom Derby after he led home stablemates Christmas and Mohawk to give Aidan O'Brien a 1-2-3 in yesterday's Galileo Irish EBF Futurity Stakes at the Curragh.
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Muntahaa completes a special week for Gosden

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 18:30
Muntahaa led home stablemate Weekender to provide John Gosden with a one-two in the Sky Bet Ebor at York.It has been quite a week for the Clarehaven handler, having seen Roaring Lion dominate his rivals in Wednesday's Juddmonte International before star stayer Stradivarius landed a £1million bonus with victory in the Lonsdale Cup on Friday.
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Maid Up looks the part to seal first Group win

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has said the respiratory bug in his yard, which he described as the worst they've ever had, may finally be lifting - but he also warned that a lot of his horses are not as fit as they'd normally be at this stage of the season.
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