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'Alpha' in rude health as sights are set on famous five-in-a-row

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 02:30
Jessica Harrington reports her superstar filly Alpha Centauri to have "thrived" in recent weeks as she looks to make it five Group One victories in succession in tomorrow's Matron Stakes at Leopardstown.
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O'Brien mob-handed in Leger as Mullins eyes Doncaster Cup

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 02:30
Lah Ti Dar is the new favourite for tomorrow's English St Leger as John Gosden's unbeaten filly takes on the boys in the season's final Classic at Doncaster.
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Joy for Meade as Falcon clings on for Listowel glory

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 02:30
Snow Falcon clung on grimly to claim top honours in a thrilling renewal of the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel.
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Jury Duty can see off National raiders and rule for Elliott

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 02:30
All eyes will be on Listowel today as the Kerry National (4.20) takes centre stage at the Harvest Festival where Gordon Elliott's Jury Duty bids to defy top-weight in the €200,000 contest under Robbie Power.
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Latrobe could lead O'Brien's Melbourne encore

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 02:30
Joseph O'Brien shocked the world last year when the rookie became the youngest winning trainer of the Melbourne Cup with Rekindling, and his Irish Derby hero Latrobe could make the trip Down Under for this year's renewal in November.
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O'Brien hoping 'Warrior' can turn tables

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 02:30
When Saxon Warrior sluiced up in the English 2000 Guineas in May to maintain his unbeaten run of four wins from four it would have been long odds about Aidan O'Brien's Classic winner not getting his head in front in his next quartet of runs.
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Leopardstown glory may be on the horizon for Schmidt as O'Brien eyes 'Kew' Leger win

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 02:30
Joe Schmidt has brought unprecedented success to Irish rugby as international coach and the 52-year-old now has his eyes set on conquering the racing game on Champions Weekend at Leopardstown.
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Line Of Reason to deliver at Leicester

Tue, 11/09/2018 - 02:30
Line of reason can rediscover the winning trail with victory in the feature event at Leicester today.
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Evergreen Walsh dreaming of glory

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 02:30
Thirty minutes into a riveting conversation with John Joe Walsh, the veteran Cork trainer chuckles "don't write too much s**t about me now", as he reflects on his remarkable 56-year training career.
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Listowel Races, the people's meeting, where the best of times are guaranteed

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 02:30
It's Saturday - the night before the race. Ellie Mac was the first one to bed. She lay down in her stable by the River Feale and slept to the soothing sounds of water flowing over stone.
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Townend steers home quartet at 88/1 on opening day at Listowel

Mon, 10/09/2018 - 02:30
The opening day of Listowel belonged to Paul Townend as the Cork jockey booted home a brilliant 88/1 four-timer.
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Battle Of Jericho triumphs in Navan thriller

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 18:30
Battle Of Jericho narrowly denied the popular Gordon Lord Byron in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race at Navan. Only three went to post, and it proved once more a big field is not always needed to produce an exciting race.
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Murphy steers The Tin Man to Sprint Cup success at Haydock

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 18:30
The Tin Man hit the jackpot at the third time of asking in the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock. Red-hot favourite Harry Angel burst out of the stalls without a problem this time after his mishap at Royal Ascot, but may have used up too much gas too soon, as despite having a break on all the field bar outsider Hey Jonesy, he was treading water inside the final furlong.
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Willie Mullins' Riven Light finishes tailed off last in €770,000 Korea Cup

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 09:50
British and Irish raiders Forest Ranger and Riven Light both finished down the field as last year's winner London Town destroyed his rivals in the Keeneland Korea Cup in Seoul.
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Harry Angel set to land historic Sprint double

Sat, 08/09/2018 - 13:00
In the November 4, 1967 edition of the Irish Independent, the 'Capt. Keen' racing column tipped the three-year-old Be Friendly in the Vernon's November Sprint Cup, a horse owned at the time by the late great racing commentator Peter O'Sullevan.
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Enright can steer 'Mill' to glory and deny Kylecrue's Listowel four-in-a-row bid

Sat, 08/09/2018 - 02:30
As punters from all over the country begin to make their way to the seven-day Listowel Harvest Festival tomorrow, it traditionally signals that the evenings are getting a little shorter and the air a bit chillier as the focus begins to shift back to the jumps game.
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Enable returns for intriguing 'Ocean' duel

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 02:30
The much-anticipated return of last year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Enable will be anything but a cakewalk, with John Gosden's brilliant filly set to take on Michael Stoute's King George runner-up Crystal Ocean at Kempton tomorrow.
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O'Brien hoping 'Gardens' will bloom while Capri has Arc date

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has issued a positive bulletin ahead of next Saturday's St Leger with the Ballydoyle maestro outlining that he "always thought Doncaster would suit" Kew Gardens ahead of the English Classic.
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Light is ready to shine in Korea for Mullins

Tue, 04/09/2018 - 02:30
The list of achievements which are absent from Willie Mullins' incredible training CV are getting smaller and smaller and 'miracle horse' Riven Light bids to complete another remarkable feat for the Closutton maestro in Korea on Sunday.
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'Copia' can get Roscommon raid off to perfect start for Bolger team

Mon, 03/09/2018 - 02:30
Jim Bolger sends a strong team to Roscommon this evening, with the 98-rated Copia Verborum appearing the best of these in the opening Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auction Race.
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