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Aidan O'Brien 'delighted' after Arizona gives trainer ninth victory in Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot

4 hours 4 min ago
Arizona came home strongly to give Aidan O'Brien a ninth success in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot.
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Powerful O'Brien team leads way with raiders set to leave Royal mark

19 hours 55 min ago
There's no sense of a pre-appetiser at Royal Ascot today and it's straight into the main course with the Group One Queen Anne Stakes (2.30) - worth a cool €670,000 - kicking things off at the five-day meeting.
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Ballydoyle lead way but more to Irish Ascot team than just O'Brien

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 02:30
Everyone knows about the Ballydoyle battalion expected to dazzle at Royal Ascot this week, but there is far more to the Irish challenge than the brilliant Aidan O'Brien.
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Morgan doubles up in De Bromhead's hat-trick raid

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 02:30
Henry De Bromhead was the man to follow at Downpatrick where the Waterford trainer's long trek up north yielded rich dividends as he helped himself to a 187/1 treble.
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70pc of jockey injuries are to head

Mon, 17/06/2019 - 02:30
Seven out of 10 injuries suffered by jockeys who fall from their horses are to the head, a study has found.
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Heartbreak of a tragic loss

Sun, 16/06/2019 - 18:30
Sheila Lavery has spoken movingly about the emotional impact of losing Lady Kaya, who could not be saved after breaking a leg while galloping on the Curragh on Tuesday morning.
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I Am Superman leads O'Callaghan Ascot bid

Sun, 16/06/2019 - 18:30
Michael O'Callaghan is travelling to Royal Ascot this week with four contenders that might have fancy prices but are expected to outrun those odds.
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Well Done Fox the right price at Sandown

Sat, 15/06/2019 - 02:30
We have a somewhat quiet Saturday in store with Listed and handicap races the best on offer as all the top horses are waiting around for Royal Ascot which kicks off on Tuesday.
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Russell and Elliott can reward punters' faith at Downpatrick festival

Sat, 15/06/2019 - 02:30
With Royal Ascot looming large on the racing horizon and kicking into gear next Tuesday, it's an unusually quiet weekend on these shores with four meetings leaving little to write home about.
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Magical times ahead as O'Brien targets fifth straight Ascot title

Sat, 15/06/2019 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien is bidding for a fifth straight leading trainer award at Royal Ascot next week - and with a powerful array of talent once again this year he is odds-on favourite for a 10th title in all.
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Reliable veteran Flight Risk at the double as he digs deep to land feature for Bolger

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 02:30
Ever-reliable veteran Flight Risk rolled back the years for the second time in a week at Leopardstown where Jim Bolger's doughty warrior dug deep to land the featured Ballycorus Stakes for a second time.
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Heavy rain brings much disruption to English cards

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 02:30
Heavy rain has caused havoc with the schedule across the water.
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Progressive 'Peregrine' swoops for Fahey as he continues his winning run

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 02:30
Galway could be on the cards for Peter Fahey's ever-consistent Peregrine Run which completed a hat-trick of wins at Punchestown last night.
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Lavery is left 'heartbroken' following the death of stable star Lady Kaya

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 02:30
The fragility of racehorses was thrown into the spotlight once again with Meath trainer Sheila Lavery left "absolutely heartbroken" after the death of stable star Lady Kaya.
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Sheila Lavery left 'heartbroken' after death of stable star Lady Kaya

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 16:52
Trainer Sheila Lavery has been left "absolutely heartbroken" by the death of stable star Lady Kaya earlier today.
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Injury to rule 'Magna' out of Royal meeting as Farclas chases hat-trick

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 02:30
Magna Grecia is unlikely to recover in time for a trip to Royal Ascot next week with the English 2,000 Guineas winner still recovering from a hamstring injury.
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Mullins continues 'Barka' spree as Mr Adjudicator captures spoils

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 02:30
Willie Mullins continued his domination of the Prix la Barka at Auteuil yesterday when Mr Adjudicator dug deep to deny stablemate Bapaume back-to-back wins and land the €75,000 first prize.
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Tenacious Geraghty refuses to think about retirement

Sun, 09/06/2019 - 18:30
This time last year, Barry Geraghty was fit, but, according to the rumour mill, ripe for retirement and poised to make that announcement the next time he rode a big winner. It is testament to how wrong such rumours can be that the veteran jump jockey is now battling to get back from what he describes as the worst bone break he has ever suffered and yet he still cannot contemplate the idea of quitting the saddle.
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Osborne's joy after horse rescued from fire triumphs

Sun, 09/06/2019 - 18:30
Jamie Osborne admitted to feeling "emotional" after one of the horses closest to danger when a fire broke out at his yard provided the stable with a welcome winner just hours later at Chelmsford.
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Watch: 'Difficult night' as fire hits Jamie Osborne's horseracing stable in Lambourn

Sat, 08/06/2019 - 11:14
Jamie Osborne reflected on a "difficult night" after a fire broke out at his yard in the early hours of Saturday.
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