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Lynch on the double at Musselburgh

Tue, 19/12/2017 - 02:30
Leading Irish jockey Andrew Lynch teamed up with two of his compatriots to ride a double at Musselburgh.
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Harty targets Ascot return for fit-again Coney Island

Tue, 19/12/2017 - 02:30
Coney Island could make his long-awaited return to action in a graduation chase at Ascot on Saturday.
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Longshot 'Castle' defies odds of 200-1 to create history in Tipperary

Mon, 18/12/2017 - 02:30
Bookmakers and punters alike were left dumbstruck as unheralded outsider Killahara Castle struck at 200/1 to cause one of the biggest upsets in Irish Turf history by landing the featured Boreen Belle EBF Mares Novice Hurdle at Thurles yesterday.
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The Longshot list

Mon, 18/12/2017 - 02:30
The 100/1 success of Foinavon in the 1967 Grand National is the stuff of racing folklore, while 250/1 shot Equinoctial was the longest-priced winner when he won at Kelso in 1990.
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Douvan ruled out for rest of the season

Mon, 18/12/2017 - 02:30
Douvan has been ruled out for rest of the season, trainer Willie Mullins revealed yesterday.
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'Rapid' secures Navan treble for Elliott

Mon, 18/12/2017 - 02:30
Rapid Escape (2/5 favourite) gave Gordon Elliott a treble at Navan when completing a hat-trick of bumper victories in the 'Future Champions' Flat Race.
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200/1 no-hoper Killahara Castle lowers the colours of odds-on Willie Mullins favourite to create history

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 16:15
Killahara Castle - a 200-1 supposed no-hoper - caused one of the biggest upsets imaginable when taking Listed honours in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Boreen Belle Mares Novice Hurdle at Thurles.
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Starchitect death casts shadow

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 02:30
Racing's propensity to provide an emotional roller-coaster was never better demonstrated than on this winter's afternoon at Cheltenham. The victory of My Tent Or Yours in a thrilling Unibet International Hurdle provided a happy ending to the day but the outcome of the Caspian Caviar Gold Cup was wholly different.
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Next Destination looks the one to have onside

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 02:30
No Samcro, but the Navan Novice Hurdle has still attracted a top-class field to the Meath track today. Willie Mullins' Next Destination was a smart bumper horse, finishing fourth in the championship event at Cheltenham and looking a novice right out of the top drawer on his hurdling debut.
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Scudamore avoids canine intervention

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 02:30
Runners in the final race at Cheltenham were joined by a four-legged friend of another variety after a dog escaped on to the track.
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Lady Ischia overlooked in bumper betting

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 02:30
With 21 winners from 111 bets in the year 2017, Gordon Elliott (right) is well worth following in beginners' chases - and had you put €1 on each of those runners since January, you'd be €33 better off to SP, or €208 better off to Betfair SP.
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'Wings' flies home for Elliott team

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 02:30
Retirement plans were put on hold for Bless The Wings after he revived his hopes of an outing in the Grand National with victory in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.
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Guitar Pete looks on song for success

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 02:30
If you spend a day in any bookie shop or pub showing racing, you will hear all sorts of theories - some of them sensible, some of them half-baked, relating to betting.
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WATCH - Unexpected drama as dog joins in hurdle race at Cheltenham

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 19:06
Runners in the final race at Cheltenham on Friday were joined by a four-legged friend of another variety after a dog escaped on to the track.
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JP team hoping More Of That can regain old ‘spark’

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 02:30
JP McManus fields four of the nine runners in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase at Cheltenham today.
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Turner gets three-month ban over having betting account

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 02:30
Hayley Turner will "take on the chin" the three-month riding ban handed to her by the disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority after the opening of an internet betting account left her in breach of the rules governing betting by jockeys.
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Barry's 'Beauty' not so terrible as Townend seals Tramore double

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 02:30
With Willie Mullins' stable jockey Ruby Walsh on the sidelines, Paul Townend is continuing to make hay and the Cork jockey took the riding honours at Tramore yesterday courtesy of a double.
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Cromwell's Chepstow plan for 'Milly'

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 02:30
Progressive filly Famous Milly could bid for Grade One glory in the Finale Juvenile Hurdle at Chepstow over Christmas as part of a two-pronged raid, according to trainer Gavin Cromwell.
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Harrington eyes Leopardstown bid for Sizing John

Wed, 13/12/2017 - 02:30
Sizing John will not take up his entry in the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen's Day.
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Ruby Walsh confident of Cheltenham return following broken leg

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:48
Ruby Walsh is confident of being fully fit from his broken leg in time to ride at the Cheltenham Festival.
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