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O'Brien is happy with 'Saxon' as he targets a 13th Irish Derby win

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien bids to further cement his place in racing history with hot favourite Saxon Warrior leading a four-pronged attack as the Ballydoyle maestro eyes his 13th Irish Derby success at the Curragh today (5.15).
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'Bee' set to burst O'Brien's bubble in sub-par Derby

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
With all the razzmatazz surrounding Kildare's All-Ireland SFC qualifier tie against Mayo in St Conleth's Park, Newbridge, this evening, it's easy to forget that just ten minutes down the road the biggest prize in Irish racing will be contested at the Curragh.
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Step down in class ideal for Sir Dancealot

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Born in Denbighshire, North Wales in 1777, Charles James Apperley became a well-known sports writer in his time, usually published under the pseudonym Nimrod.
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Sea The Lion foils old rival 'Gustavus' to claim Curragh honours for Fahey

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Old sparring partners Sea The Lion and Gustavus Vassa fought out another nail-biting finish at the Curragh last night with Jarlath Fahy's Sea The Lion once again prevailing to claim the featured Ragusa Handicap.
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'Warrior' leads O'Brien team seeking Derby redemption

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 02:30
Saxon Warrior heads a field of 12 declared for tomorrow's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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Change Of Velocity to maintain winning momentum for Bolger

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 02:30
Sea The Lion and Gustavus Vassa, respective first and second in the Cork Derby, renew rivalry at the Curragh this evening, but the 'Ragusa' Handicap is far from a two-horse race.
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De Sousa partners 'Bee' as O'Brien's 'Lily' blooms

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 02:30
Silvestre De Sousa will be the man in the plate as Epsom Derby second Dee Ex Bee looks to go one better in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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Johnston hopes Dee Ex Bee can confirm Epsom placings

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 02:30
Mark Johnston is confident that "guaranteed stayer" Dee Ex Bee (7/2) can confirm his Epsom superiority over Aidan O'Brien's hot favourite Saxon Warrior (4/7) after being supplemented into Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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O'Brien confident that 'Saxon' can bounce back

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien expects Saxon Warrior to have "learned a lot" from his Epsom Derby experience when his star three-year-old bids to bounce back to winning ways in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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'Bay' adds to Harrington's delight

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 02:30
Jessica Harrington and Colm O'Donoghue capped a memorable week with the victory of St Brelades Bay in the feature at Gowran Park.
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Merchant Navy seals titles for O'Brien and Moore

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 02:30
Coolmore and Aidan O'Brien had a relatively quiet week by their high standards, but they finally landed a big one at Royal Ascot when Merchant Navy, a 4/1 shot, held on by a short head from City Light in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.
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Harrington's filly could go on to greater things

Sun, 24/06/2018 - 18:30
Horse of the week: Alpha Centauri
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City Ballerina can keep Harrington dancing

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 02:30
THE champagne is likely to have been flowing in Moone last night as Jessica Harrington toasted her first Royal Ascot success with Alpha Centauri but the 71-year-old's thirst for winners continues closer to home today.
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Harry Angel to light the way in Ascot sprint

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 02:30
Betting on horses is not simply about finding the most likely winner of a race - anyone can do that quite easily, with the favourite being the obvious place to start.
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Stradivarius hits highest note for Dettori

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 02:30
By all logic the Gold Cup should not produce the best finish of the meeting, but Royal Ascot's oldest and most prestigious contest conjured up another thriller yesterday when Stradivarius, the 7/4 joint-favourite, stayed on best of all to beat Vazirabad and Torcedor at the end of a three-way scrap through the last quarter-mile.
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'Alpha' can break Harrington's duck

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 02:30
There are very few trainers who have the distinction of notching Cheltenham Festival and Royal Ascot winners and Jessica Harrington bids to add her name to that select list with Alpha Centauri a leading fancy in today's Group One Coronation Stakes (4.20).
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'That's 60 wins here and I'm only 47' - Frankie Dettori beams after landing sixth Royal Ascot Gold Cup win

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 16:39
Stradivarius claimed victory in a thrilling renewal of the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.
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Desert Skyline to reach Gold heights for Elsworth

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 02:30
Order Of St George attempts to become only the second horse since World War II - the other was Kayf Tara - to regain an Ascot Gold Cup, having won it in 2016 and been the narrowest of runners-up last year.
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Here come the girls: all-female syndicate behind Chicas Amigas heads to Ascot

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 02:30
The all-woman racing syndicate 'It's All About The Girls' are heading to Royal Ascot tomorrow hoping for victory with Chicas Amigas.
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Mullins hits Ascot jackpot as Lagostovegas strikes gold

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 02:30
Willie Mullins saddled his sixth Royal Ascot winner as Lagostovegas gave the Closutton handler a fourth winner in the Ascot Stakes.
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