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Red-hot Walsh makes it five winners in two days

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 02:30
Mark Walsh was the toast of Leopardstown yesterday after a 177.5/1 treble saw the red-hot Kildare rider bring his tally to five winners at Leopardstown over the first two days of festive racing.
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Tom O'Brien eases Elegant Escape to classy victory in Welsh Grand National

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 15:59
Elegant Escape put up a classy staying performance to win the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow.
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Aramon dominates field to claim Paddy Power Future Champions Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 15:16
Aramon ran out a dominant winner of the Paddy Power Future Champions Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown.
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Sir Erec makes successful start to jumping career at Leopardstown

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 13:13
High-class Flat performer Sir Erec made a successful start to his jumping career in a thrilling climax to the Paddy Power "Only 363 Days Till Christmas" 3-Y-O Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown.
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O'Brien's star continues to shine bright

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 02:30
There's rarely a major race day that goes by without Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott hogging the headlines but it was young pretender Joseph O'Brien who stole their thunder at Leopardstown yesterday.
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Classy Footpad can bounce back to best and stop Paddy's progress

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 02:30
Footpad is the star attraction on a star-studded day at Leopardstown as Willie Mullins' exciting chaser bids to put his best foot forward after parting ways with Ruby Walsh at the last on his seasonal debut.
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Footpad and Ruby Walsh chasing redemption at Leopardstown

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 02:30
After spending yesterday in Limerick, Ruby Walsh is back in Leopardstown today to renew his partnership with Willie Mullins' flying machine Footpad as both go on the redemption trail.
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Patrick Mullins: 'We'll find out today if Great Field or Footpad have ability to dethrone Altior'

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 02:30
Speed is only enough as long as you're in control, the chief test driver at motorsport giants Ferrari once said. Control at speed is the key.
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'Clan' takes King George to make it 10 of the best for Nicholls

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 02:30
Clan Des Obeaux provided Paul Nicholls with a 10th win in the King George VI Chase at Kempton - and now the Cheltenham Gold Cup is in his sights.
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Veteran De Benno can roll back the years

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 02:30
It wouldn't be a valuable handicap chase if Gigginstown House Stud and JP McManus weren't firing plenty of arrows in its direction but both powerhouses may be upset by a lesser light in today's feature at Limerick.
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Donoghue seizes on Getabird error to earn Hardline victory

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 02:30
There was to be no great festive cheer for Ruby Walsh on his first St Stephen's Day visit to Limerick in 22 years.
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Le Richebourg wins Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown as Joseph O'Brien claims one-two

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 15:54
Le Richebourg got his Grade One reward over fences at the second attempt when leading home a one-two for trainer Joseph O'Brien in the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown.
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Clan Des Obeaux wins King George VI Chase for Paul Nicholls as Verdana Blue ends Buveur D'Air's unbeaten rum

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 15:35
Clan Des Obeaux provided provided Paul Nicholls with a 10th win in the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton.
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Big Stephen's Day shock as Ruby Walsh and Getabird taken down by Hardline after error at final fence

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 15:08
Hardline capitalised on a mistake by the odds-on Getabird at the final fence to take the Grade One spoils in the Matchbook Betting Exchange Novice Chase at Limerick.
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Watch: 'I didn't know what was wrong. I suffered in silence' - Jockey Mark Enright opens up on depression battle

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 14:59
Jockey Mark Enright has opened up on his fight with depression during his career, discussing his tough journey over the last few years as he worked his way back to full health.
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Patrick Mullins: 'Allaho can evoke memory of pivotal day in Dad's career'

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 02:30
Leopardstown, Christmas 1995. A Welsh Term gelding, ridden by his 40-year-old amateur rider/trainer/owner, wins the 4yo bumper by the length of Grafton Street.
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Jefferson seeks debut King George glory to continue father's legacy

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 02:30
Most trainers might never have a horse good enough to run in the King George VI Chase - yet Ruth Jefferson will tick that box in her first full season with a licence when Waiting Patiently lines up at Kempton Park today.
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Michael Verney: 'Le Richebourg can upset odds for O'Brien with Cooper primed to bounce back'

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 02:30
Gordon Elliott is confident that he holds his strongest festive team and the Meath trainer will hope to get things off to a flyer, with all eyes on Mengli Khan in the Racing Post Novice Chase, the sole Grade One on today's Leopardstown card.
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Classy Getabird to justify Walsh's trip to Limerick

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 02:30
It's 22 years since Ruby Walsh spent his St Stephen's Day riding at Limerick so it says a lot about the 12-time champion jockey's opinion of Getabird that he's making a rare Christmas trip to the Patrickswell track.
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No grounds for concern at Leopardstown or Kempton

Wed, 26/12/2018 - 02:30
Leopardstown chief executive Pat Keogh is looking forward to a "mouthwatering" four days of action, with the Racing Post Novice Chase taking centre stage on today's opening card.
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