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Nicholls and Walsh mourn 'magic horse' Denman

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 02:30
Rarely has a nickname described a race horse better than Denman's moniker of 'The Tank'.
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Willie Mullins announces the retirement of two-time Gold Cup runner-up Djakadam

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:15
Willie Mullins has announced the retirement of dual Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up Djakadam.
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Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Denman 'put to sleep painlessly' after falling ill

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:16
Denman, the 2008 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, died on Tuesday at the age of 18, trainer Paul Nicholls told Betfair.
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Veteran Thornton hanging up saddle

Tue, 05/06/2018 - 02:30
It was a day dominated by veterans on a variety of fronts as long-serving National Hunt jockey Andrew Thornton announced that he will retire from the saddle after racing in Uttoxeter tomorrow.
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A Rated ready to secure top marks for De Bromhead

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 02:30
Bank Holiday punters hoping to boost their accounts at Gowran Park and Listowel today face some tricky betting decisions.
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Bary's Study of man claims French Derby

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 02:30
Study Of Man claimed Classic glory in the Qipco Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly yesterday.
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Epsom hero Masar to target Derby double

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 02:30
The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh is the most likely next port of call for Masar following his heroics at Epsom on Saturday.
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Mohammed realises Derby dream

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 18:30
After 41 years of being an owner in England, Sheikh Mohammed, the biggest single investor in the history of the sport, finally achieved what he set out to do yesterday when Masar, a homebred carrying the blue colours of Godolphin, outstayed all his rivals to land the 239th Investec Derby at Epsom.
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Saxon Warrior comes up short for Aidan O'Brien as Masar claims Epsom Derby

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 18:02
Aidan O'Brien was in a philosophical mood after odds-on favourite Saxon Warrior could finish only fourth in the Investec Derby at Epsom.
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Roaring Lion best placed to thwart Saxon Warrior's ambitions

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has never hidden his ambition to win the English Triple Crown and follow in the footsteps of his Ballydoyle predecessor, the late, great Vincent O'Brien, who famously completed the remarkable feat with the mighty Nijinsky in 1970.
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Saxon Warrior can overcome his tricky draw

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 02:30
There are many types of Derby around the world, from a local rival football match to a type of bowler hat - and plenty of races too with that name in their title.
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Forever Together in 'special' success for O'Briens

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 02:30
When Donnacha O'Brien won his first Classic, the Qipco 2,000 Guineas on Saxon Warrior last month, his father Aidan was in America for the Kentucky Derby, but he was very much at Epsom yesterday when his son guided Forever Together - the only maiden in the field - to a clear-cut victory in the 240th Investec Oaks.
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'The King' can reign for red-hot Harrington

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 02:30
Jessica Harrington can do no wrong in recent weeks and, after recently adding her first Classic success to her impressive training CV, the Moone handler can take the top prize on offer at today's eight-race Flat card at Navan.
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Appleby to thwart O'Brien's Oaks bid

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has strength in numbers for today's Oaks with over half of the nine-runner field but the master of Ballydoyle may come up short as he bids for a magnificent seven in the Epsom Classic.
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Moore hoping Magic Wand can weave Epsom Oaks spell

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 02:30
Magical was the most notable absentee from the list of nine declarations for the tomorrow's Investec Oaks at Epsom but Aidan O'Brien still has a formidable team of five to take on hot favourite Wild Illusion.
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McAteer continues on the up with Gowran win for Bolger

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 02:30
Promising apprentice Luke McAteer bagged his third winner with a confident display on Admodum to claim last night's Thomaston Handicap over a mile for Jim Bolger at Gowran Park.
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Murphy confident 'Lion' can turn tables on 'Saxon'

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 02:30
Roaring Lion has already been on the receiving end of two defeats from Saxon Warrior but jockey Oisin Murphy is confident of making it third-time lucky in Saturday's Epsom Derby and feels it's far more than a one-horse race.
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'Saxon' leads O'Brien charge for seventh Epsom crown

Tue, 29/05/2018 - 02:30
Saxon Warrior is the marquee name among a star-studded Aidan O'Brien challenge as the Ballydoyle handler saddles half of the Epsom Derby field in his bid for a seventh blue-riband victory on Saturday.
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Harrington takes plaudits as 'Alpha' lands 1,000 Guineas

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 02:30
It was a weekend of firsts at the Curragh as Ken Condon and Jessica Harrington enjoyed occasions to remember as they claimed their respective maiden Classic victories at headquarters.
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Recovery going as well as I could hope, says Smullen

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 02:30
Pat Smullen enjoyed a day at the Curragh yesterday as he continues his recovery after being diagnosed with a tumour.
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