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Min and Un De Sceaux lead the charge for Willie Mullins in BoyleSports Champion Chase at Punchestown

Sun, 28/04/2019 - 11:38
Min and last year's winner Un De Sceaux are two of three runners for Willie Mullins in the BoyleSports Champion Chase at Punchestown on Tuesday.
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Magificent Altior makes history for Nicky Henderson with 19th win on the trot

Sat, 27/04/2019 - 16:25
Altior took his unbeaten run over fences to a record 19 in a row as he led all the way to win the bet365 Celebration Chase for the third successive year at Sandown.
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Veteran Le Reve not too old to dream of success at a big price

Sat, 27/04/2019 - 02:30
At one time, Latin was one of the most important subjects on the Irish curriculum but for a variety of reasons, it has fallen out of favour in the past few decades in this country and elsewhere, and has almost disappeared.
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Ruby: 'I've no plans to retire for now'

Sat, 27/04/2019 - 02:30
Twelve-time champion jump jockey Ruby Walsh has dismissed racecourse rumours surrounding his future, insisting he has no plans to retire any time soon.
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Altior bids to 'celebrate' 19 on the trot at Sandown

Sat, 27/04/2019 - 02:30
The British jumps season draws to a conclusion today at Sandown where the star attraction is Altior, which will be short odds to make history by winning his 19th consecutive race in the Celebration Chase.
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'I'm like a bad smell' - Ruby Walsh rubbishes 'retirement' rumours

Fri, 26/04/2019 - 11:07
Twelve-time champion jockey Ruby Walsh has insisted he has no plans of retiring any time soon.
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Derby hope Bangkok faces Trial verdict

Fri, 26/04/2019 - 02:30
Bangkok, a 33/1 shot for the Derby, can continue the excellent start to the season of King Power Racing and Silvestre de Sousa and put himself in the frame for Epsom by winning the Bet365 Classic Trial at Sandown Park today.
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Frustrating 'Gorbatov' ends three-year famine for O'Brien

Wed, 24/04/2019 - 02:30
It has been a long time coming, 1,134 days and 24 runs to be precise, but 2016 Triumph Hurdle winner Ivanovich Gorbatov (11/1) finally made it back to the winner's enclosure at Fairyhouse yesterday.
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Willie Mullins expects Paul Townend to ride Gold Cup hero Al Boum Photo at Punchestown

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 17:29
Willie Mullins expects Paul Townend to keep the ride on Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Al Boum Photo when he bids to follow up at Punchestown next week.
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Another famous first for masterful Mullins as Ruby burrows his way to National glory with novice 'Saint'

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 02:30
Like a fine wine, Ruby Walsh just keeps getting better with age.
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Mullins: It means a lot after years of trying

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 02:30
Willie Mullins buried his Irish Grand National hoodoo in emphatic fashion as the Ruby Walsh-ridden Burrows Saint (6/1 favourite) led home a remarkable 1-2-3 for the Closutton maestro in the €500,000 Fairyhouse showpiece yesterday.
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Willie Mullins finally lands Irish Grand National as Ruby Walsh rides Burrows Saint to glory

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 17:38
Willie Mullins smashed his BoyleSports Irish Grand National hoodoo as Burrows Saint led home a one-two-three for the trainer in the marathon handicap chase at Fairyhouse.
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In Pictures: Michael D and a stylish hen party among revellers on a sunny Irish Grand National Day

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 14:37
Punters to Fairyhouse have been blessed with another day of sun as thousands turn out for the Irish Grand National today.
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Walsh-Mullins axis flying high after Voix Du Reve Ryanair romp

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 02:30
Voix Du Reve proved the star of the opening day Fairyhouse show as he provided Willie Mullins with back-to-back wins in the Ryanair Gold Cup Novice Chase at Fairyhouse.
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Arkwrisht can spring a surprise at huge odds for O'Brien

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 02:30
Aside from Our Duke's success two years ago, you have to stretch back to Commanche Court's win in 2000 for the last horse to carry more than 11st or more to victory in the Boylesports Irish Grand National (5.0).
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Irish Grand National preview: The expert view on the big race in Fairyhouse

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 02:30
There's plenty to whet the appetite before the Irish Grand National, with the €100,000 Grade Two Devenish Chase spicing things up nicely at Fairyhouse before the big one.
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Rachael Blackmore races to victory as punters descend on Fairyhouse for day one of the Easter festival

Sun, 21/04/2019 - 20:12
It was a day for the history books as the Fairyhouse Easter Festival kicked off at the Co Meath course today, as Rachael Blackmore won her first Grade One race on Irish soil.
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Walsh is showing no signs of slowing down

Sun, 21/04/2019 - 18:30
A lot of people like listening to Ted Walsh because of his impatience for pandering. For me, though, it is the light dancing in his eyes and the energy that fills him with animation when he is reminiscing about the horses and riders of yore that brings the greatest joy.
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Globetrotting Murphy making his mark on world stage

Sun, 21/04/2019 - 18:30
In Flat racing, there are jockeys who do well enough domestically to win a Derby or a title and, indeed, hold their own in most circumstances. But there is also an altogether more rarified level, where demand for a rider's services is of a more inter-continental nature.
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