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Gordon Elliott confirms that 'the people's horse' Tiger Roll will bid to complete historic Aintree Grand National hat-trick

Fri, 06/09/2019 - 11:19
Gordon Elliott has confirmed that 'the people's horse' Tiger Roll will bid to become the first horse to complete a hat-trick of Randox Health Aintree Grand National victories next April.
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Skitter Scatter in race against time for Matron mission - Oxx

Fri, 06/09/2019 - 02:30
John Oxx would have preferred more time to prepare Group One-winning filly Skitter Scatter for her Matron Stakes tilt at Irish Champions Weekend with the Kildare trainer admitting that the short turnaround between runs is "not ideal".
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Pinatubo set for mouth-watering National Stakes duel with Siskin

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 02:30
Exciting juvenile Pinatubo is "on track" for a mouth-watering clash with Ger Lyons' Siskin in the Vincent O'Brien National Stakes at the Curragh on Irish Champions Weekend.
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Kevin Prendergast bullish over Madhmoon's claims in Irish Champion Stakes

Wed, 04/09/2019 - 12:34
Kevin Prendergast is in confident mood ahead of next week's QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes tilt with Madhmoon and the veteran trainer reckons that "whatever beats him will win."
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Walsh and legends return to saddle to help 'special person' Smullen

Wed, 04/09/2019 - 02:30
There was only one way that Ruby Walsh was going to make any kind of a comeback after bringing down the curtain on his glittering riding career in May and it took Pat Smullen to get him back in the saddle.
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Tributes flow for 10-time Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer Ferdy Murphy who died after long illness

Tue, 03/09/2019 - 16:08
Ten-times Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer Ferdy Murphy has died at the age of 70 following a long battle with cancer.
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Ruby Walsh and AP McCoy head up a star-studded cast of champion jockeys for Pat Smullen Champions Race

Tue, 03/09/2019 - 15:18
A star-studded crew of former champion jockeys led by Ruby Walsh and AP McCoy dusted off their saddles this morning in preparation for the Pat Smullen Champions Race for Cancer Trials Ireland at the Curragh on Sunday week.
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Horse Racing Ireland revise times for Day 1 of Irish Champions Weekend to avoid clash with All-Ireland replay

Mon, 02/09/2019 - 15:55
Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) have moved quickly to avoid a catastrophic clash of times between day one of Longines Irish Champions Weekend and the replayed All-Ireland SFC final on Saturday September 14.
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Silence is golden for Jessica Harrington

Mon, 02/09/2019 - 02:30
Silence please could be set for a hike in grade after taking the Premier Nursery Handicap at Cork.
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Wayne Bailey: 'Talented Jubiloso can keep the punters happy at Sandown'

Sat, 31/08/2019 - 02:30
My partner Filomena, who is from Lisbon, reliably informs me that the word jubiloso translates to jubilant - and I was feeling quite triumphant myself this week having strung half a sentence or two together following my first evening class in Portuguese on Tuesday.
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Linger's level best can land Ulster Cesarewitch for O'Brien

Sat, 31/08/2019 - 02:30
Quiet Irish weekends are becoming all too common at this time of the year with quality thin on the ground over the next two days.
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Joseph O'Brien given Melbourne Cup boost as Twilight Payment joins team heading to Australia

Fri, 30/08/2019 - 09:23
Two years after landing the Lexus Melbourne Cup as a rookie trainer, Joseph O'Brien will head Down Under seeking a slice of the whopping €5m prize money once again and his team have been greatly boosted by the acquisition of Twilight Payment.
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Big Irish interest in Melbourne Cup as Aidan O'Brien enters Kew Gardens among his 11 hopefuls

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 19:39
There could be plenty of Irish interest in this year's Lexus Melbourne Cup with flat king Aidan O'Brien leading the way with 11 entries, including last year's English St Leger winner Kew Gardens.
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Surrounding can exploit rusty Skitter Scatter to secure hat-trick

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 02:30
Things have not gone to plan this season for Skitter Scatter with connections hopeful that the exciting filly will bounce back to her best in today's Group Three Fairy Bridge Stakes (5.55) at Tipperary.
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French trip on radar for Harrington 'Star'

Wed, 28/08/2019 - 02:30
A trip to Paris is on the cards for Jessica Harrington's Alpine Star in the wake of her thrilling victory in the Debutante Stakes at the Curragh.
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Moon Over Germany can make most of ideal conditions

Tue, 27/08/2019 - 02:30
Henry de Bromhead has been forced to withdraw Moon Over Germany (7.10, Ballinrobe) from a couple of engagements this summer, due to the drying ground, but the conditions at Ballinrobe this evening should be ideal for the eight-year-old.
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Mustajeer set for Melbourne tilt after famous York victory

Mon, 26/08/2019 - 02:30
All roads lead to the Melbourne Cup for Mustajeer after the Irish raider claimed top honours in the first £1million Sky Bet Ebor at York on Saturday.
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Conditional ace O'Keeffe looks man to follow at Downpatrick

Mon, 26/08/2019 - 02:30
It is somewhat unprecedented what Cork native Darragh O'Keeffe has achieved this summer as the conditional jockey sits just seven winners behind Paul Townend in the jump jockeys' championship.
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Ireland's star continues to rise in dressage world

Mon, 26/08/2019 - 02:30
Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K posted their third Irish record score of the week when finishing fifth in Saturday's dressage Freestyle at the FEI European Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Armory's firepower blows away rivals in Curragh showpiece

Sat, 24/08/2019 - 02:30
Promising juvenile Armory cemented his position as a leading contender for Classic honours next season with victory in last night's Galileo Futurity Stakes at the Curragh.
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