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Who Dares Wins rallies to deny local favourite

Sun, 30/06/2019 - 18:30
Who Dares Wins got up in the last strides to prevent a local win for Dubawi Fifty in the Betfair Exchange Northumberland Plate Handicap.
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Aidan O'Brien claims Irish Derby 1-2-3 as 33/1 Sovereign scores shock win at the Curragh

Sat, 29/06/2019 - 18:22
Sovereign caused a huge upset when giving trainer Aidan O'Brien a 13th success in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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'Van Dyck' can be master in Derby double

Sat, 29/06/2019 - 02:30
To some readers, it may seem like an obvious thing to say - but to make a profit in the long-term betting on horses, it's not always about picking the likely winner of the race.
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Madhmoon to seal fairytale for Prendergast

Sat, 29/06/2019 - 02:30
There's no shortage of sub-plots heading into today's Group One Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (5.20) at the Curragh and not all of them are positive.
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Iridessa looks 'Pretty' again

Sat, 29/06/2019 - 02:30
Iridessa bounced back to her very best to spring a surprise in the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh.
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O'Brien's 'Pink' can atone for Oaks near-miss in Pretty Polly

Fri, 28/06/2019 - 02:30
Not even the misguided start time of 5.25 for the Group One Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes can take away from what should be a stellar card at the Curragh this evening.
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'Astronaute' soars to Curragh heights for Quinn and Hart

Fri, 28/06/2019 - 02:30
The big pot at the Curragh last night went for export as El Astronaute bounced out of the stalls like a rocket to make all the running in the €125,000 Tote Rockingham Handicap, writes THOMAS KELLY.
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Study shows female jump jockeys may offer better value to racing punters

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 17:10
Female jump jockeys may offer better value to punters, according to analysis conducted at the University of Liverpool.
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Hathiq can leave Epsom flop in the past to land Rockingham

Thu, 27/06/2019 - 02:30
So many questions will be answered at the Curragh during their three-day festival as some of the finest equine talent descends on the newly-refurbished Kildare track.
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Prendergast hoping Madhmoon can gain Derby revenge at Curragh

Wed, 26/06/2019 - 02:30
Veteran Curragh handler Kevin Prendergast is hoping Madhmoon can give him an early 87th birthday present in Saturday's Irish Derby, by turning the tables on Epsom hero Anthony Van Dyck.
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GAA refusal to move qualifier tie frustrates Curragh chiefs

Wed, 26/06/2019 - 02:30
Irish Derby chiefs are unhappy with the GAA after they turned down an appeal to move the throw-in time of Kildare's All-Ireland SFC qualifier with Tyrone in Newbridge on Saturday.
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Irish Derby crowd likely to be hit over clash with Lilies' qualifier against Tyrone

Tue, 25/06/2019 - 02:30
The Irish Derby was the big loser from yesterday's Round 3 All-Ireland SFC Qualifier draw as Kildare's mouth-watering tie against Tyrone (5.0) on Saturday in Newbridge clashes with the nearby Curragh showpiece (5.20).
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Appleby hopes 'Illusion' can spoil O'Brien's Pretty Polly party

Tue, 25/06/2019 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien could saddle more than half of the field in Friday evening's Group One Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes with Epsom Oaks runner-up Pink Dogwood set to lead the Ballydoyle charge at the Curragh.
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'I feel like a criminal today' - trainer Ronan McNally speaks out after being interviewed three times by Southwell stewards

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 20:55
Irish trainer Ronan McNally claims he began to feel 'like a criminal' as stewards interviewed him over riding instructions and the vastly-improved form of his Southwell winner The Jam Man.
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Pink Dogwood among seven Aidan O'Brien possibles for Friday's Juddmonte Stakes at the Curragh

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 15:19
Aidan O'Brien is responsible for seven of the 12 remaining possibles after the confirmation stage for the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Friday.
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O'Brien considers King George option for Japan

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien is debating whether to send Japan back to Ascot or bring him to France after the colt's stylish victory in the King Edward VII Stakes at the Royal meeting on Friday.
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Killourney shines in McCreery's Tipp treble

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 02:30
Willie McCreery was the man to follow at Tipperary yesterday as the Curragh handler claimed a 159/1 hat-trick, the centrepiece of which was the success of Killourney in the nine-furlong handicap.
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Kildare teen jumps into the history books as youngest Derby winner

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 02:30
Kildare rider Mikey Pender became the youngest-ever winner of the world-famous Hickstead Derby, lifting the Boomerang Trophy at the Sussex showgrounds.
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Eamonn Sweeney: 'Rip-roaring tales of the unexpected with both provincial finals mouth-watering in different ways'

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 19:30
The hurling championship is just too predictable these days. Anyone could see Galway wouldn't make it out of Leinster, despite beating Kilkenny in Nowlan Park, that Clare would suffer their biggest championship defeat in 26 years and beat Cork a week later and that Wexford would make it to the Leinster final despite only beating Carlow.
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Blue Point sprints into history books on the double

Sun, 23/06/2019 - 18:30
There are several contenders for Royal Ascot's star of the week and while Frankie Dettori, was home and hosed for the human version long before drawing a last-day blank yesterday, for the sheer degree of difficulty in winning two races within the five days, his equine counterpart must surely be Blue Point.
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