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Altior aiming for Sandown high

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 02:30
Jockey Nico de Boinville believes the extra time between his races will help Altior in his bid to end the season on a high in today's Celebration Chase at Sandown.
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'I wanted to go out on a winner' - Katie Walsh announces retirement following Punchestown victory

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 20:15
Katie Walsh announced that she is to retire from race-riding after steering Antey to a narrow success at the Punchestown Festival.
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Willie Mullins crowned Ireland's champion jumps trainer once again after plundering Punchestown

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 18:07
Willie Mullins will officially be crowned Ireland's champion jumps trainer trainer for a 12th time on Saturday after his placed finishers in the Punchestown Champion Hurdle gave him an unassailable lead in this year's thrilling title race.
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WATCH: High drama again in Punchestown as Samcro and Melon fall simultaneously and Supasundae takes Champion Hurdle

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 17:47
Supasundae claimed a dramatic victory after both Samcro and Melon came to grief in the BETDAQ 2% Commission Punchestown Champion Hurdle.
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Classy Kemboy rules at Punchestown to edge Willie Mullins towards another trainers' championship

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 17:05
Kemboy provided Willie Mullins with yet another winner at this year's Punchestown Festival following a comprehensive victory in the EMS Copiers Novice Handicap Chase.
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Faugheen a real fairytale, but hard to stop Samcro

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 15:30
He's back and it's like he was never away. Faugheen finally roared back to life with a vengeance after showing all the energy of a boa constrictor who's just swallowed a goat in his previous three runs.
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Punchestown Day Four: Kemboy extends Willie Mullins' lead in race for trainers' championship

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 15:24
Willie Mullins is looking to add to his 12 winners so far in Punchestown this week as he goes into today's action €424,148 ahead of Gordon Elliott in the race for the trainers' championship.
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Faugheen rolls back the years

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 02:30
Faugheen added further proof of Willie Mullins' training brilliance as the former Champion Hurdler became a Champion Stayer when running away with the feature race on day three of the Punchestown Festival.
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Mullins says he'll consider French mission for Djakadam

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 02:30
The season may not be over for Djakadam as Willie Mullins is considering sending Djakadam to France after his gallant second for the fourth time in Wednesday's Punchestown Gold Cup.
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Faugheen back to his old self on another big day for Closutton

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 02:30
The epitaphs had been all but written as the 'Machine' seemed short of oil after his Champion Hurdle disappointment at the Cotswolds and his career derailed. Faugheen was deemed a beaten docket and dismissed by almost everyone, including his trainer.
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Haggas aims for Mile joy with Addeybb

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 02:30
William Haggas is optimistic Addeybb can continue his progression through the ranks and take a step up in class in his stride in today's bet365 Mile at Sandown.
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Punchestown Day Four: The top tips from all our experts plus a race-by-race preview

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 02:30
All eyes will be on Samcro today as Gordon Elliott's potential superstar steps up against seasoned hurdlers in the Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle on day four with his performance likely to decide whether he will stay hurdling or embark on a chasing career next season.
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Ladies turn up style at Punchestown Festival

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 02:30
The sun came out for the third day of the Punchestown racing festival as thousands more punters descended on the Kildare racecourse.
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Fantastic Faugheen powers to Stayers Hurdle glory as Willie Mullins enjoys another memorable day at Punchestown

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 18:07
Faugheen returned to his majestic best with an impressive all-the-way win in the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown.
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Punchestown Day Three as it happened: Mullins dominates again to pull clear of Elliott in Champion Trainer race

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 15:26
We have had two dramatic days of racing and we are geared up for another memorable afternoon at Punchestown. Follow the action here:
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Here is who our experts are backing on Day Three of the Punchestown Festival

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 08:08
It's day three at the Punchestown Festival and here are all your top tips and complete race-by-race guide.
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Six-shooter Mullins in command of title race

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 02:30
The race for the Irish trainers' championship looks to be all but over after Bellshill's Gold Cup victory led a sensational 9,802/1 six-timer for Willie Mullins at Punchestown to see him overtake title rival Gordon Elliott.
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Bellshill the star turn as Mullins hits Elliott for six in title battle

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 02:30
The champagne will have been flowing in The Lord Bagenal Inn - Willie Mullins' local - last night after a record-breaking day in Punchestown which saw the Carlow handler visit the winner's enclosure six times, but the story was so much different 24 hours earlier.
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Apologetic Townend 'heard a shout' before bizarre 'Photo' fail

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 02:30
Paul Townend apologised for a moment of madness aboard Al Boum Photo at Punchestown on Tuesday after admitting that he "heard a shout" and thought "that the last fence was to be bypassed".
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Bacardys will put it up to Penhill

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 02:30
The Stayers Hurdle today is a mouthwatering race which promises to be an absolute cracker.
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