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'Honey' looks sweet to taste more Hatton's success

Sat, 28/11/2020 - 02:30
It was billed as one of the biggest weekends of the Irish jumps season, but it's hard to label the three Grade One contests at today's Fairyhouse Winter Festival as anything other than uninspiring after a raft of big names fell by the wayside.
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'Lotus' can land fairytale prize for Lalors

Sat, 28/11/2020 - 02:30
Honeysuckle is not Queen Elizabeth, just yet. Elizabeth is the undisputed Queen, whereas despite Honeysuckle's relentless campaign of victory after victory, her claim is contested. A rematch with Benie Des Dieux is a must and the prospect of her taking on Epatante is tantalisingly delicious.
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Aintree and Cheltenham to host spectators for big December meetings

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 17:10
Aintree and Cheltenham will welcome back spectators next month - with both tracks falling under Tier 2 of the Government's post-lockdown restrictions.
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Coleman confident 'Park' spark will return

Thu, 26/11/2020 - 02:30
It's been a slow and steady rise to the top for Aidan Coleman and the Cork jockey will be front and centre once again over the coming days with high-profile mounts aboard former staying king Paisley Park and Champion Hurdle heroine Epatante.
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Honeysuckle camp sweet on Hatton's Grace repeat

Wed, 25/11/2020 - 02:30
She was one of the stories of last season and Honeysuckle is ready to write another chapter with her back-to-back bid in the baroneracing.com Hatton's Grace Hurdle heading a stellar Fairyhouse card this Sunday.
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Shishkin helps Henderson start big week in style

Tue, 24/11/2020 - 02:30
The comparisons with Altior heaped pressure on trainer Nicky Henderson ahead of Shishkin's fencing debut, but the Supreme winner delivered a "10 out of 10" performance in a beginners' chase at Kempton yesterday to further enhance his Arkle credentials.
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'Bristol' to avoid Kempton after Haydock hat-trick

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 02:30
Haydock's Betfair Chase has thrown up some memorable moments over the years and so it was again on Saturday, as Bristol De Mai etched his name firmly into the race's folklore.
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Foot-perfect 'Indo' enhances Gold Cup claims with Navan cruise

Mon, 23/11/2020 - 02:30
The exciting Minella Indo enhanced his Gold Cup credentials with a near-faultless display at Navan.
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Gold Cup contender Minella Indo is shaping up well

Sun, 22/11/2020 - 02:30
Cheltenham Gold Cup contender Minella Indo is the star attraction in the BetVictor Make Your Best Bet Chase at Navan today.
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Notebook lays down a Champion marker

Sun, 22/11/2020 - 02:30
Notebook bounced back to winning form in the Grade 2 Poplar Square Chase at Naas. Henry de Bromhead's charge was a dual Grade 1 winner last term, but he had disappointed when sent off the 5-2 favourite for the Arkle on his final start of last term, finishing a well-beaten sixth.
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Lostintranslation can find his way again in Betfair Chase

Sat, 21/11/2020 - 02:30
Racing and betting is a funny business in that you can win decent money and still feel disappointed.
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'Percy' gets back on track in Thurles feature

Fri, 20/11/2020 - 02:30
Presenting Percy got back to winning ways in fine style on his second run for Gordon Elliott in yesterday's boomerang.ie Chase at Thurles.
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Presenting Percy holding the aces in good company

Thu, 19/11/2020 - 02:30
Thurles stages a competitive card today - not least the Listed boomerang.ie Chase, which has attracted a stellar five-strong field.
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Altior out to regain crown as Henderson rolls out stars

Wed, 18/11/2020 - 02:30
It's all systems go for Altior with Nicky Henderson priming the 10-year-old to regain his two-mile chasing crown when he returns in next month's Tingle Creek at Sandown.
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'Tiger' will retire when he wants - O'Leary

Tue, 17/11/2020 - 02:30
Retirement is off the table for Tiger Roll despite last Friday's Cheltenham flop with connections confident that the 10-year-old will show his true colours next spring.
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Shunter's glory brings joy for classy Power on the double

Mon, 16/11/2020 - 02:30
Emmet Mullins claimed a big pot at Cheltenham as The Shunter flew up the hill to run out an impressive winner of the Unibet Greatwood Hurdle.
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Fabulous four-timer for Elliott

Mon, 16/11/2020 - 02:30
Abacadabras denied Willie Mullins a tenth successive win in the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown as he beat Saint Roi by a neck in a thriller to cap a brilliant Gordon Elliott four-timer.
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Abacadabras can deny Mullins' record bid

Sun, 15/11/2020 - 02:30
Interesting, in the year of Princess Zoe, that the first winner of the Morgiana Hurdle was the Paddy Mullins-trained Grabel. Interesting too that Saint Roi carries the hopes of Paddy's son, Willie, as he bids for a staggering tenth consecutive triumph in Punchestown's Unibet-sponsored Grade 1.
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O'Brien keeps his Coole in Gold Cup win for Williams

Sun, 15/11/2020 - 02:30
Coole Cody, a 10-1 shot trained in Wales by Evan Williams, landed the first major handicap chase of the jumps season when he made most of the running to win the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham yesterday.
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Tiger Roll faces uphill task as Aintree hero renews rivalry with Easysland

Fri, 13/11/2020 - 02:30
There are a few old Festival rivalries that will be renewed at Cheltenham over the next three days, but none more mouth-watering than that between Tiger Roll and Easysland in the Glenfarclas Cross-Country Chase, the feature of what would normally be Countryside Day.
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