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Weld can make hay as Ballydoyle chase triumph in France

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 01:30
As the Flat season draws to its conclusion, the action is thick and fast this weekend with Irish eyes focused on today's Leopardstown card where Dermot Weld may hold the key in the Group Three Eyrefield Stakes (4.15).
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Watch: Oisin Murphy to miss Melbourne Cup after being banned for his ride on Aidan O'Brien's Spirit Of Valor

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 12:59
Oisin Murphy was was hit a 15-meeting suspension after steering Spirit Of Valor to finish second in the Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley.
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'Heart' leads Elliott's raiding party on Cheltenham

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 01:30
Gordon Elliott has been lapping up a host of jumping prizes abroad in recent months and he leads the Irish charge today as the white flag is raised on Cheltenham's season.
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Ruby Walsh hoping at least one 'superstar' will emerge from Willie Mullins' novice hurdlers this season

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 13:43
Ruby Walsh is hoping at least one "superstar" can emerge from Willie Mullins' exciting team of novice hurdlers for the new campaign.
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'Magna' leads O'Brien's Doncaster raid

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 01:30
Magna Grecia is all the rage for Saturday's Futurity Trophy as Aidan O'Brien bids for a remarkable ninth success in the Doncaster Group One.
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'Unlucky' Douvan can bounce back to his best, insists Walsh

Wed, 24/10/2018 - 01:30
Ruby Walsh is confident Douvan's huge engine remains intact for the new campaign.
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No sweat suit or sauna for lightweight Cleary

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 01:30
Being a lightweight is not generally seen as a good thing, but it's a blessing for Rory Cleary.
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Cromwell's Innamorare targets sixth win of season

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 01:30
Innamorare will bid to record her sixth win of the season when she lines up in the featured Fillies Handicap at Gowran today.
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Legendary trainer Luca Cumani to bring down curtain on illustrious career

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 16:02
Luca Cumani has announced he will bring his illustrious training career to an end later this year.
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Chicago hands Lyons second Birdcatcher

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 01:30
Chicago May made just about every yard of the running to give Ger Lyons and Colin Keane a second successive victory in the prestigious Birdcatcher Premier Nursery at Naas.
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Gosden just Champion with Group One treble

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 17:30
John Gosden has had some great days in his training career, including winning the Derby twice, the Arc three times and that November Saturday 10 years ago when he went back to Santa Anita, where he started out as a trainer with a handful of horses, and won the Breeders' Cup Classic with Raven's Pass.
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O'Brien outsider lands big prize

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 17:30
Coral Beach sprang a 16-1 surprise to win the Killavullan Stakes for Aidan O'Brien at Leopardstown.Michael Hussey's mount bided her time in the seven-furlong Group Three contest, before picking up much better-fancied stablemate Old Glory and running out a one-length winner.
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Watch: More Grand National glory for Gordon Elliott as Jury Duty wins the American equivalent in Far Hills

Sun, 21/10/2018 - 09:28
Jury Duty provided Gordon Elliott and Robbie Power with a famous victory at Far Hills on Saturday evening in the American Grand National.
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Watch: Cracksman cruises to victory in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 15:23
Cracksman returned to his brilliant best to register back-to-back triumphs in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot.
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Cracksman can lead charge on day for favourites

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 11:00
Following its redevelopment, it took me a while to get to grips with the Ascot course which was relaid in 2005, but generally speaking, I find it a reasonably fair track to bet at on the Flat. Despite the bends, it can be somewhat galloping in nature and if the best horses can keep out of trouble, they usually run to form there.
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O'Brien eyes success Down Under while 'King' can take crown

Sat, 20/10/2018 - 01:30
Another weekend, another Aidan O'Brien assault on a lucrative pot Down Under.
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Gosden drops 'Lion' in trip and opts for blinkers on Cracksman

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 01:30
Cracksman will wear blinkers on his final outing in tomorrow's Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot as his John Gosden stablemate Roaring Lion steps back in trip for the other big race, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.
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Major doubts cast over future of Down Royal racing

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 01:30
Chaos was sparked yesterday when it was announced that racing would no longer operate at Down Royal from 2019 onwards with the future of the Co Down track now in doubt.
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Mullins hails Ruby return after jockey gets back among winners

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 01:30
Ruby Walsh scored his first win since returning from injury as My Sister Sarah claimed the two-and-a-half-mile maiden hurdle at Punchestown.
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'I'll be 71 at Christmas and I never worked a day in my life... it's not work if you enjoy it'

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 01:30
Much has changed since Michael Hourigan began his training career with a handful of horses at the back of the family pub in Rathkeale, but his love of the game remains.
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