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Stack breaks new ground with Ayr dead-heat glory

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 01:30
Fozzy Stack toasted one of the biggest successes of his fledgling training career at Ayr on Saturday but he had to endure an agonising seven-minute wait before his Son Of Rest was declared winner of the Ayr Gold Cup in a dead-heat.
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Blackmore has 'Magic' touch in Navan double

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 01:30
Abbey Magic completed a double for Henry de Bromhead and Rachael Blackmore with victory in the Baroneracing.com Handicap Chase at Navan yesterday.
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Lavery hoping switch to six furlongs is not a sorry story

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 01:30
Sheila Lavery is unsure how Breaking Story will fare when he comes back in distance for the Blenheim Stakes at Fairyhouse.
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Stack raider shares Ayr Gold Cup

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 17:30
The Ayr Gold Cup returned to Scotland after an enforced switch to Haydock last year and it did so with one of the most dramatic and memorable renewals in its long history. The judge spent five minutes trying to separate Son Of Rest and Baron Bolt, who finished four lengths in front of their 23 opponents, before declaring the first dead heat in the history of a race that was first staged in 1804.
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Kessaar can grind out win in Mill Reef

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 12:00
"Swift as a bird I flew down many a course. Princes, Lords, Commoners all sang my praise.
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O'Brien brothers can combine to steer Ship Of Dreams safely into dock

Sat, 22/09/2018 - 01:30
It would be unheard of for casual supporters to get an all-access pass to events behind closed doors with an inter-county GAA squad but racing is a little different and trainer Eoin Griffin has a novel idea to attract more owners.
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'Shark' to appeal 18-month suspended ban

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 01:30
John 'Shark' Hanlon will appeal the 18-month suspended suspension of his training licence handed down after his Galway Festival winner Camlann tested positive for elevated levels of cobalt at Ballybrit on August 2.
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Ruby Walsh opens up on his big regrets, the most competitive sportsman he's met and retirement

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 15:01
Ruby Walsh sat down for an interview with Eamon Dunphy at a Dublin event promoting Paddy Power's 30th birthday and he opened up on his remarkable career.
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O'Leary gets £35,000 for former Cheltenham Gold Cup third

Thu, 20/09/2018 - 01:30
Former Gold Cup third Road To Riches could return to Cheltenham this autumn after changing hands at Doncaster yesterday.
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Two Galway Plate winners among 40 horses sold off by Michael O'Leary's Gigginstown operation

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 13:04
Former Gold Cup third Road To Riches could return to Cheltenham this autumn after changing hands at Doncaster on Wednesday.
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Skitter Scatter to bypass Breeders' Cup

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 01:30
Patrick Prendergast is resisting the temptation to send Moyglare winner Skitter Scatter to the Breeders' Cup and will put his brilliant filly away for the rest of the season with a crack at next year's English 1,000 Guineas on her agenda.
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O'Brien makes Arc plans after French raid

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 01:30
The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe remains on the cards for Capri despite a disappointing display in the Prix Foy at Longchamp on Sunday as Aidan O'Brien begins to finalise his team for the French showpiece.
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Champions Weekend will take time to live up to its billing

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 01:30
Were it not for the emotional victory of Skitter Scatter and the jubilant scenes that followed her Moyglare success yesterday, Irish Champions Weekend would have passed without the fanfare that its illustrious billing commands.
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'Flag' flies for O'Brien but 'Scatter' steals show

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 01:30
It's 13 years since Aidan O'Brien went a season without an Irish Classic success and he left it late to keep his remarkable record in tact, as Flag Of Honour (2/1 favourite) led from pillar to post in the Group One Comer Group International Irish St Leger at the Curragh yesterday.
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Injuries force Alpha Centauri and Saxon Warrior into retirement

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 01:30
The racing world was left reeling yesterday as Jessica Harrington's superstar filly Alpha Centauri and Aidan O'Brien's English 2,000 Guineas hero Saxon Warrior were both forced into early retirement.
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Mullins trio gives punters difficult choice

Mon, 17/09/2018 - 01:30
Willie Mullins will be treble-handed for the Deacy Gilligan Irish EBF Mares Hurdle at Galway.
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Flag Of Honour makes it a Leger double for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 17:40
Flag Of Honour made it a Leger double over the weekend for Aidan O'Brien and Ryan Moore with an all-the-way win in the Comer Group International Irish St Leger at the Curragh.
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Quorto gears up for Classic test

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 17:30
Charlie Appleby is looking forward to seeing Quorto test his Classic credentials in the Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes at the Curragh. The Godolphin runner faces six rivals in this seven-furlong Group One, including the Aidan O'Brien-trained Tyros, and Futurity Stakes winner Anthony Van Dyck.
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Latrobe can bounce back

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 17:30
Latrobe will bid for his second Classic success of the season in the Comer Group International Irish St Leger at the Curragh this afternoon.
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Kew Gardens spoils Lloyd-Webber's party

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 17:30
All the money was for Lah Ti Dar before the St Leger, a gamble that accelerated after a brilliant performance by Too Darn Hot, her half-brother, in the Champagne Stakes, but the pink colours of Andrew Lloyd-Webber were denied a memorable double as Kew Gardens outstayed John Gosden's filly to give Aidan O'Brien his sixth win in the British season's final Classic.
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