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Impressive Mill Quest's good form continues at Tramore

Mon, 20/08/2018 - 02:30
Prolific mare Mill Quest secured a fourth win within the last six weeks in the feature race at Tramore.
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Engles Rock primed to end wait for victory at Roscommon

Mon, 20/08/2018 - 02:30
Engles Rock could finally open her account in the latest leg of the Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Race Series at Roscommon this evening.
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Five-timer for Elliott and Johnson

Sun, 19/08/2018 - 18:30
Gordon Elliott and Richard Johnson teamed up to claim a 98-1 five-timer at Perth yesterday.
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Librisa Breeze to blow away Newbury rivals

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 02:30
While there are various records of raffles and competitions going back thousands of years, the first known official lottery in a country was set up in England by Queen Elizabeth I in the 1560s.
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O'Brien hoping to land forceful blow in Prix Morny

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 02:30
You have to stretch all the way back to 2001 for Aidan O'Brien's last victory in the Group One Prix Morny (2.45), but the Ballydoyle maestro has his eyes set on tomorrow's €350,000 Deauville feature.
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Harrington takes top prize with Pincheck

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 02:30
The Jessica Harrington bandwagon rolled into Leopardsdown last night as she saw her Pincheck steam away with the Desmond Stakes, and she will now hope her impressive winner can do the same on Irish Champions Weekend.
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Future of Towcester racecourse in the balance as company announces administration plans

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 09:33
The future of Towcester racecourse is up in the air after it was announced the company which owns the track is taking steps to place the business into administration.
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Clemmie to get fourth shot at superstar 'Alpha'

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien is warming up one-time English 1,000 Guineas favourite Clemmie for another crack at Alpha Centauri in next month's Group One Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on the first day of Irish Champions weekend (September 15-16).
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Pat Smullen remaining positive in pancreatic cancer battle after completing course of chemotherapy

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:34
Pat Smullen is "on to the next step" of his recovery as he continues to receive treatment for a tumour which was found earlier this year
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McCreery's 'Amber' can show true colours in Gowran return

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 02:30
Liquid Amber returns to action for the first time since the English 1,000 Guineas in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Hurry Harriet Stakes at Gowran this evening.
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Alpha Centauri likely to race as a four-year-old - Harrington

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 02:30
Jessica Harrington has confirmed that Alpha Centauri is highly likely to stay in training as a four-year-old.
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Alpha Centauri celestial again for Harrington

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 02:30
Alpha Centauri continued her fantastic campaign with an impressive victory in the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville yesterday.
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Drop in class has desired effect for Making Light

Sun, 12/08/2018 - 18:30
Making Light booked her Group One ticket as she ran out an impressive winner of the Goffs Platinum Stakes at Cork yesterday. The Dermot Weld-trained filly won a Group Three at Naas at the start of the season, before finishing third at the same level and occupying the same position last time out in Group Two company at the Curragh in May.
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Zaaki looks set for revenge on Haydock rival

Sat, 11/08/2018 - 02:30
The Shergar Cup takes place at Ascot today and for those readers unfamiliar with the concept, it's basically a competition in which jockeys join teams and compete for their region, similar to golf's Ryder Cup.
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'Sergei' can advertise Guineas prospects in Phoenix

Sat, 11/08/2018 - 02:30
It's a massive few days for Irish racing with a host of challengers set for France and America in pursuit of lucrative prizes, but the action on these shores commands respect.
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Halford's Platinum bidding for gold at Arlington

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 02:30
Michael Halford has given Platinum Warrior a glowing report as the son of Galileo settles into his American surroundings before a bold bid in tomorrow night's Grade One Secretariat Stakes (10.48) at Arlington Park.
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O'Donoghue sweet on 'Alpha' for 'Prix'

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 02:30
Colm O'Donoghue has enjoyed a thrill-a-minute season aboard Jessica Harrington's superstar filly Alpha Centauri and the Cork jockey is purring with excitement ahead of her French raid at Deauville on Sunday.
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'Alpha' set for Deauville duel 'With You'

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 02:30
All eyes will be on Deauville this Sunday with Jessica Harrington's superstar filly Alpha Centauri set for a mouth-watering duel against Freddy Head's With You in the Prix Jacques le Marois.
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'I knew who was making the decision so it wasn't any big surprise to me' - Bertram Allen on Olympics omission

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 02:30
When the call arrived, Bertram Allen had a hunch about its purpose, not that any fatalistic foresight could cushion the blow that it delivered.
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Chicas Amigas gives backers a fright

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 02:30
Chicas Amigas was made to pull out all the stops to justify short-priced favouritism in the feature race at the Curragh yesterday.
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