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Flanagan’s future dreams are to take flight

Horse Racing News - 4 hours 46 min ago
‘The thing about racing is there is just no law to it. You could be on the breadline today and be eating with the king tomorrow.’
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Improving Atholl Street ready for a step up in class

Horse Racing News - Sat, 27/02/2021 - 02:30
If you’re one of those punters that never back odds-on horses, you probably have a healthier heart-rate than those of us who occasionally do put ourselves through that mental strain.
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Petit Mouchoir can finally get back on track at Fairyhouse

Horse Racing News - Sat, 27/02/2021 - 02:30
Red Mills trial day at Gowran fell foul of the weather, but the Grade Three Red Mills Trial Hurdle has been saved and takes place at Fairyhouse this afternoon (1.45).
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Aintree Grand National set for usual April date despite calls for delay

Horse Racing News - Fri, 26/02/2021 - 02:30
This year’s Grand National meeting will take place in its scheduled slot after Jockey Club Racecourses ruled out delaying the Aintree showpiece.
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Mullins considers turning pro after amateurs are banned from Cheltenham

Horse Racing News - Thu, 25/02/2021 - 02:30
Patrick Mullins, who is due to ride two favourites - Kilcruit in the bumper race and Billaway in the hunter chase - is looking into the possibility of turning professional ahead of the Cheltenham Festival after it was confirmed yesterday that amateurs would not be allowed to ride at the meeting.
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'A huge blow' – Irish amateur riders disappointed to sit out Cheltenham Festival

Horse Racing News - Wed, 24/02/2021 - 14:11
Amateur riders will be missing from next month's Cheltenham Festival.
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Willie Mullins withdraws Saint Roi from Cheltenham Festival

Horse Racing News - Mon, 22/02/2021 - 16:13
Willie Mullins has taken Saint Roi out of the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham next month.
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Elliott happy with Tiger despite poor Navan run

Horse Racing News - Mon, 22/02/2021 - 02:30
Gordon Elliot insists double Grand National hero Tiger Roll is still on course for the Cheltenham Festival despite finishing a disappointing last of six runners behind Beacon Edge in the Ladbrokes Boyne Hurdle at Navan.
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Tiger Roll looks ready to roar again with Navan test

Horse Racing News - Sun, 21/02/2021 - 02:30
Tiger Roll has taken so much from his dam. Like Swiss Roll, he is what his breeder Jerry O’Brien describes as the perfect bay, the pure black points beginning at the knee right down to the hoof. She has a more extensive white blaze compared to the distinctive star her most famous son appropriately possesses.
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Kildare man Dave Egan wins $20million world's most valuable race

Horse Racing News - Sat, 20/02/2021 - 21:43
Mishriff powered home to wear down American ace Charlatan and land the world’s most valuable race, the $20million Saudi Cup in Riyadh.
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Foley dedicates Saudi success to Smullen

Horse Racing News - Sat, 20/02/2021 - 02:30
Shane ‘Dusty’ Foley claimed top honours in yesterday’s International Jockeys Challenge at the big meeting in Riyadh.
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‘Master’ the value bet as Nicholls duo go to battle at Ascot

Horse Racing News - Sat, 20/02/2021 - 02:30
You Raised Me Up was a very welcome winner for this corner last week at 9/2, in what has been a rough couple of weeks on the betting front.
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‘Fury’ can get back on track for road to Cheltenham

Horse Racing News - Sat, 20/02/2021 - 02:30
There's only one place to start this weekend and that’s the return of the mighty Tiger Roll in the Boyne Hurdle (2.47) at Navan tomorrow, as the dual Aintree National hero bids to bounce back to something like his best.
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'He'd be proud of me I think' – Shane Foley dedicates International Jockeys Challenge win to the late Pat Smullen

Horse Racing News - Fri, 19/02/2021 - 18:05
Leading Irish jockey Shane Foley claimed top honours in the stc International Jockeys Challenge in Riyadh on Friday.
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Charles Byrnes loses appeal against six-month suspension after horse tested positive for banned substance

Horse Racing News - Thu, 18/02/2021 - 12:28
Trainer Charles Byrnes has been unsuccessful in his appeal against the decision of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board’s Referrals Committee to suspend his licence for six months and fine him €1,000.
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Winters targets Marsh Novices’ Chase with Chatham Street Lad 

Horse Racing News - Thu, 18/02/2021 - 02:30
Mick Winters has nailed his colours to the mast with Caspian Caviar Gold Cup winner Chatham Street Lad primed for a duel with Envoi Allen in next month's Marsh Novices’ Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
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Gordon Elliott keen for Tiger Roll to attempt Grand National hat-trick but final decision rests with Michael O'Leary

Horse Racing News - Tue, 16/02/2021 - 14:22
Gordon Elliott will be disappointed if Tiger Roll does not run in this year's Randox Aintree Grand National after being allotted 11st 9lb, but he admits that the final decision will be made by owner Michael O’Leary.
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Gordon Elliott's ‘Delta’ ruled out of Gold Cup but Allmankind heats up Arkle

Horse Racing News - Tue, 16/02/2021 - 02:30
Delta Work has been ruled out of another tilt at the WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup after picking up a season-ending injury in the Irish equivalent earlier this month.
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Big Dog jumps to National trial win as ‘Devils’ continues smart progress for Noel Meade at Punchestown

Horse Racing News - Mon, 15/02/2021 - 02:30
The Big Dog opened his account over fences after coming out on top in a thrilling climax to the Punchestown Grand National Trial.
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Elimay secures Festival entry

Horse Racing News - Sun, 14/02/2021 - 02:30
Elimay booked her ticket to the inaugural running of the Mares’ Chase at Cheltenham with victory in the BBA Ireland Limited Opera Hat Mares Chase at Naas as she highlighted a treble for Mark Walsh.
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