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O'Brien hopes for big Clemmie run

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien is simply hoping for a good performance from Clemmie as she makes her seasonal debut in this afternoon's Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.
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Romanised's Guineas triumph leaves Condon in dreamland

Sun, 27/05/2018 - 02:30
Romanised was a 25/1 shock winner of the Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh, providing a first taste of Classic glory for his trainer, Ken Condon, described by some yesterday as "the nicest man in Irish racing". That accolade would take plenty of winning but Condon has won little else, having not had a winner since July until this unheralded colt stunned his opposition.
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Romanised shocks Aidan O'Brien's big guns to land Irish 2,000 Guineas

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 17:31
Romanised gave trainer Ken Condon his first Classic success when springing a 25-1 surprise in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.
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US Navy Flag can fly highest for Ballydoyle

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 02:30
A German poet and philosopher by the name of Friedrich Schlegel (1772-1829) once said that "the historian is a prophet looking backwards".
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'Steph' can spoil party and strike for Lyons

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 02:30
If the English equivalent is anything to go by, there could be a shock in tomorrow's Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas (4.10) at the Curragh and Ger Lyons may be the man to provide it.
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Flag-bearer O'Brien can make it a dozen

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 02:30
All eyes will be on Aidan O'Brien as the Ballydoyle maestro looks to collect his 12th Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas (4.10) at the Curragh today and the first Irish Classic of the season is filled with intrigue.
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Dettori to seek Smullen's advice for Derby mount

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 02:30
Frankie Dettori will be leaning on stricken colleague Pat Smullen for advice after picking up the ride aboard Dermot Weld's Epsom Derby hope Hazapour for next month's Classic in "unfortunate circumstances".
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Watch: At The Races presenter Hayley Moore sensationally catches loose horse at Chepstow

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 07:50
At The Races presenter Hayley Moore sent social media into a frenzy on Tuesday afternoon with her heroic manoeuvre to capture a loose horse at Chepstow.
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Gosden to send his 'Lion' into Derby battle with 'Warrior'

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 02:30
Impressive Dante winner Roaring Lion - the only horse to have come close to beating Saxon Warrior - will attempt to make it third time lucky against the Ballydoyle horse after John Gosden announced that the colt's owners had opted to run in the Epsom Derby on Saturday week instead of the French equivalent a day later.
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Moore saves the day

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 02:30
TV presenter Hayley Moore sent social media into a frenzy yesterday with her heroic manoeuvre to capture a loose horse at Chepstow.
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Watch: 'That was unbelievable!' - At The Races presenter has amazing recovery after being clattered by loose horse

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 16:07
At The Races presenter Hayley Moore sent social media into a frenzy on Tuesday afternoon with her heroic manoeuvre to capture a loose horse at Chepstow.
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Vet accused of passing Faugheen info which was allegedly used to gain an unfair advantage in the betting market

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 02:30
Tim Brennan faces a British Horseracing Authority (BHA) disciplinary panel hearing about allegations of corrupt or fraudulent practice in his role as a vet by passing on inside information but Brennan is free to continue his work as normal during the investigation.
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Canny O'Brien shows what sets him apart with Rhododendron

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 02:30
the decision-making skills of Aidan O'Brien are often what sets him apart from the rest and switching Rhododendron back to a mile paid dividends in the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury.
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Ascot return on the cards as Sioux leads Ballydoyle treble

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 02:30
Classy colt Sioux Nation returned to his best when defying a Group One penalty in the Goffs Lacken Stakes at Naas yesterday.
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Obituary: Tommy Wade

Sun, 20/05/2018 - 21:23
The showjumper Tommy Wade on his ''glorified'' Connemara pony, Dundrum, not only electrified audiences at the annual Horse Show in the RDS, Dublin in the 1960s but can be credited with popularising the sport of showjumping, then regarded as an elitist pursuit of the Anglo-Irish ascendency.
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Rhododendron blooms for O'Brien in Lockinge

Sun, 20/05/2018 - 02:30
Rhododendron gave Aidan O'Brien a second victory in the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes following a thrilling finish to the Group One showpiece over a mile at Newbury. Lightning Spear looked like he just about hit the front under Oisín Murphy and was about to spring a 16/1 surprise, but Ryan Moore had hit top gear aboard Rhododendron (100/30 favourite) in the centre of the course.
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Mullins eyeing a slice of French history

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 02:30
After his Punchestown Festival heroics last month, you couldn't put anything past Willie Mullins and the Closutton maestro hasn't reached racing's pinnacle by resting on his laurels.
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Dettori gets sweet York tune out of Stradivarius

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 02:30
Stradivarius reinforced his staying credentials with a most impressive success in the Yorkshire Cup.
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Betting Ring: Experience gives Limato Lockinge edge

Sat, 19/05/2018 - 02:30
Most Irish people, and certainly the good people of Kinsale, will be aware of the Lusitania which was torpedoed by the Germans off the Old Head of Kinsale during World War I in 1915.
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'Roaring' success points to 'Saxon' Derby claims

Fri, 18/05/2018 - 02:30
John Gosden believes Roaring Lion's devastating Dante Stakes victory pays an "enormous compliment" to English 2,000 Guineas winner Saxon Warrior, proclaiming the pair as "the two nicest colts in Europe".
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