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'Rooster' set to hatch for Nolan in Cork raid

Fri, 04/05/2018 - 02:30
Paul Nolan could be the man to follow at Cork today as he sends a quartet of fancied runners on a seven-race jumps card.
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Heffernan set for 'Gustav' Guineas ride

Thu, 03/05/2018 - 02:30
Seamus Heffernan is likely to pick up the plum ride on ante-post favourite Gustav Klimt for Aidan O'Brien in Saturday's 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket.
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Faugheen won't run again until next season after having growth removed from groin

Wed, 02/05/2018 - 20:46
Faugheen has had a growth removed from his groin and will not run again before next season.
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Flemenstorm primed to strike again

Tue, 01/05/2018 - 02:30
Recent Fairyhouse winner Flemenstorm is among 12 declared for the Breaffy House Resort Handicap Chase at Ballinrobe this evening.
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Game-changers deserve to bow out on their own terms

Mon, 30/04/2018 - 14:00
It was time to go, they decided. It was time to start a new phase in life. The jump jockeys jumped, they weren't pushed. The old rugby warrior could have played on for another year. They were the ones who wrote their own P45.
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Numbers game adds up to title joy for Mullins

Mon, 30/04/2018 - 14:00
Figures and statistics can often be a bore, but in order to get a clearer picture of Willie Mullins' extraordinary achievements at this year's Punchestown Festival they are entirely necessary.
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Trust Gangster to make Kilbeggan raid

Mon, 30/04/2018 - 02:30
As one door closes, another opens and Gordon Elliott will start the new jumps season with a runner in every race at Kilbeggan this evening as his bid for a maiden trainers' title commences.
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Comment: No fireworks as grand showdown fails to ignite

Sun, 29/04/2018 - 10:00
We expected a mighty battle. We got a massacre. The bookies thought half a million euros was a big enough lead for Gordon Elliott to hold on to during Punchestown. It turned out a million wouldn't have been sufficient.
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Mullins and Russell crowned champions at Festival

Sun, 29/04/2018 - 02:30
Willie Mullins was officially crowned Irish champion jumps trainer for the 12th time on the final day of the Punchestown Festival.
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Mullins honoured to match Dreaper's feat

Sun, 29/04/2018 - 02:30
Dick Francis or Agatha Christie may have been capable of writing a plot with as many twists and turns as this year's 2018 Punchestown Festival conjured up, but those lacking the imagination and talent for crafting a story would have struggled to devise the screenplay of the climax to this year's National Hunt season.
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Bradstocks jump to glory with Step Back

Sun, 29/04/2018 - 02:30
Mark and Sara Bradstock, who won the 2015 Gold Cup with Coneygree, proved again that given the right material they can produce the goods when Step Back won the jump season finale Bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown yesterday.
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Willie Mullins and Davy Russell crowned champions after Punchestown final day

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 20:08
Willie Mullins was officially crowned Irish champion jumps trainer for the 12th time on the final day of the Punchestown Festival.
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Nina Carberry joins sister-in-law Katie Walsh in retirement after signing off with Punchestown winner

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 15:12
Nina Carberry announced her retirement from the saddle after riding Josies Orders to victory at Punchestown.
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'Jade' and 'Stormy' can turn big finale into another ladies day

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 13:00
And so we come to the end of an extraordinary week, in which the highlights came thick and fast.
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Here is who our experts are backing on Day Five of the Punchestown Festival

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 11:56
It's the final day of the Punchestown Festival so here is your last chance to win.
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'Sundae' gets cream as Katie bows out

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 02:30
Who could have predicted that ladies day would prove to be just that as Katie Walsh signalled her retirement from the saddle with a winner at her local track while Jessica Harrington bagged the big prize on day four of the Punchestown Festival.
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Tip your hat to Double Shuffle for overdue win

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 02:30
Although mostly worn by men, the Trilby hat, which has a narrower brim than a Fedora hat, was made popular by a woman.
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Jockey Katie calls time on career while air hostess Eimear wings her way to style award

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 02:30
Katie Walsh bade farewell to racing at Punchestown as the style stakes were taken up a notch on day four of the festival.
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Apple's to bear fruit and exact sweet revenge

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 02:30
There's no question about the race of the day as the mouth-watering rematch between Apple's Jade and Benie Des Dieux provides a fitting conclusion to another explosive Punchestown Festival.
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Mullins praises rival Elliott as 12th trainers' title is secured

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 02:30
Willie Mullins believes the emergence of Gordon Elliott and their titanic battle for the Irish trainers' championship has forced him to raise the bar as he secured his 12th title at Punchestown yesterday.
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