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Carroll keen to 'Go Again' in Naas heat

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 12:00
The dust has barely settled on last week's Cheltenham Festival but attention quickly turns to the Flat scene which kicks off in fine style with the Tote Irish Lincolnshire (4.50) headlining a valuable Naas card tomorrow.
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Classy 'Field' can flourish for Mullins

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 03:30
A possible tilt at last week's Cheltenham Champion Chase had been mooted a few months back for Great Field but instead Willie Mullins' exciting chaser makes his seasonal reappearance on a cracking Navan card today.
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Ana's fall could have been 'total' - Aidan O'Brien opens up on daughter's horror fall

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 03:30
One of the first things you notice about Aidan O'Brien is that the word 'I' is not part of his vocabulary.
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'Colonel' to call the shots for Elliott

Thu, 22/03/2018 - 03:30
Punters should get used to close-fought battles between Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins as their duel for the Irish trainers' championship heats up and the pair look to have the winner between them in today's Cork feature.
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Ruby Walsh 'determined' to get back from injury in time for Punchestown

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 10:26
Ruby Walsh hopes to return to the saddle in time for the Punchestown Festival, which begins on April 24.
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Fahy hopeful Head Turner will catch the eye in Grade Two spin

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 03:30
Pat Fahy is hopeful that Head Turner will pick up some valuable black type in the Charleville Mares Novice Chase at Limerick.
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Minella looks a 'Fair' prospect for Meade after Clonmel rout

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 03:30
The Noel Meade-trained Minella Fair turned the EBF Novice Hurdle into a procession at Clonmel yesterday.
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A training first for Delcros, and a four-timer for Elliott

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 03:30
It may have only been a run-of-the-mill card at Down Royal, but it was a day Christian Delcros will never forget as Rossmore's Pride provided him with his first winner as a trainer.
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'Force' with Mullins charge at Clonmel

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 03:30
Impressive Fairyhouse winner Force Of Forces takes a step up in class in the Irish Stallions Farms EBF Novice Hurdle at Clonmel today.
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Ruby Walsh awaits Wednesday verdict on length of his lay-off

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 03:30
Ruby Walsh expects to discover on Wednesday how long he will be out of action for following his latest injury setback.
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Voice of experience McCoy remains difficult to beat in a driving finish

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 18:00
National Hunt racing is a rough game and a hard business, so not even the protocols of live television can fully sanitise its rustic appetite for plain talking.
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Eamonn Sweeney: Cheltenham brings out the best in us...we can't wait for next year

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 18:00
1 Rivals: Could they be more different? The man who was born into the trade and the man who worked his way into it.
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Nothing competes with the memories

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 18:00
That's life. To paraphrase the old song, you're riding high in March, shot down in, well, March. Cheltenham's four fantasy-fuelled days of Festival frolics could hardly illustrate that more. Get involved in this game and you can expect to be up and down and over and out. Being able to pick yourself up is the secret of success.
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Ruby Walsh to learn the extent of his leg injury on Wednesday

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 11:28
Ruby Walsh expects to discover on Wednesday how long he will be out of action for following his latest injury setback.
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Regal goes with the flow to land big prize

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 03:30
Regal Flow put up an admirable performance when ploughing through attritional conditions at Uttoxeter to take the honours in the Betfred Midlands Grand National.
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Promising 'Thatch' has more to come

Sat, 17/03/2018 - 03:30
During the industrial revolution, the early clothing mills became very important as they were able to produce material on a factory system - which was obviously much faster than hand-produced clothing.
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'River' strikes Gold for Tizzard and Johnson

Sat, 17/03/2018 - 03:30
Native River proved an indomitable force in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
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Vincent Hogan: Shadow of giants settling on yards that can only dream

Sat, 17/03/2018 - 03:30
Tony Martin's smile concealed an eternity of inexpressible thoughts as hands began reaching towards him, celebrating Anibale Fly's guilt as a brazen social climber.
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Elliott learns from his master Pipe to reign supreme in week of wonders

Sat, 17/03/2018 - 03:30
It was fitting that Gordon Elliott should secure his second Irish Independent Leading Trainer Award by winning a race named after the man who schooled him.
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Watch: Harriet Tucker incredibly overcomes dislocated shoulder to win the Foxhunter's with Pacha Du Polder

Fri, 16/03/2018 - 17:55
Harriet Tucker performed an amazing feat in the saddle at Cheltenham as she overcame a dislocated shoulder to guide Pacha Du Polder to a repeat success in the St James's Place Foxhunter Challenge Cup Open Hunters' Chase.
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