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Ruby 'ready to rock' for Galway Races

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 02:30
Ruby Walsh is "ready to rock" ahead of his long-awaited return to the saddle at the Galway Races later this month (July 30-August 5).
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Brothers bask in Derby glory

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 02:30
Joseph O'Brien reflected on one the greatest days of his life the morning after saddling Latrobe to claim Irish Derby glory.
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Sons outshine father in Derby glory

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:30
How do you stop Aidan O'Brien winning a 13th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby? Put his two sons on the case was the answer, after brothers Joseph and Donnacha combined to beat their father when Latrobe outstayed the Ballydoyle quartet Rostropovich, Saxon Warrior, Delano Roosevelt and The Pentagon, in that order, to lead home an O'Brien 1-2-3-4-5 in Ireland's premier Flat race at the Curragh.
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O'Brien's Pretty strong hand

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:30
Investec Oaks heroine Forever Together bids to double her Group One tally in the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh today.
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Watch: Joseph O'Brien's Latrobe guided to Irish Derby triumph by the trainer's brother Donnacha

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 17:31
Latrobe ran out a famous winner of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh for brothers Joseph and Donnacha O'Brien.
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O'Brien is happy with 'Saxon' as he targets a 13th Irish Derby win

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien bids to further cement his place in racing history with hot favourite Saxon Warrior leading a four-pronged attack as the Ballydoyle maestro eyes his 13th Irish Derby success at the Curragh today (5.15).
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'Bee' set to burst O'Brien's bubble in sub-par Derby

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
With all the razzmatazz surrounding Kildare's All-Ireland SFC qualifier tie against Mayo in St Conleth's Park, Newbridge, this evening, it's easy to forget that just ten minutes down the road the biggest prize in Irish racing will be contested at the Curragh.
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Step down in class ideal for Sir Dancealot

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Born in Denbighshire, North Wales in 1777, Charles James Apperley became a well-known sports writer in his time, usually published under the pseudonym Nimrod.
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Sea The Lion foils old rival 'Gustavus' to claim Curragh honours for Fahey

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 02:30
Old sparring partners Sea The Lion and Gustavus Vassa fought out another nail-biting finish at the Curragh last night with Jarlath Fahy's Sea The Lion once again prevailing to claim the featured Ragusa Handicap.
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'Warrior' leads O'Brien team seeking Derby redemption

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 02:30
Saxon Warrior heads a field of 12 declared for tomorrow's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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Change Of Velocity to maintain winning momentum for Bolger

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 02:30
Sea The Lion and Gustavus Vassa, respective first and second in the Cork Derby, renew rivalry at the Curragh this evening, but the 'Ragusa' Handicap is far from a two-horse race.
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De Sousa partners 'Bee' as O'Brien's 'Lily' blooms

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 02:30
Silvestre De Sousa will be the man in the plate as Epsom Derby second Dee Ex Bee looks to go one better in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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Johnston hopes Dee Ex Bee can confirm Epsom placings

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 02:30
Mark Johnston is confident that "guaranteed stayer" Dee Ex Bee (7/2) can confirm his Epsom superiority over Aidan O'Brien's hot favourite Saxon Warrior (4/7) after being supplemented into Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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O'Brien confident that 'Saxon' can bounce back

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien expects Saxon Warrior to have "learned a lot" from his Epsom Derby experience when his star three-year-old bids to bounce back to winning ways in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh.
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'Bay' adds to Harrington's delight

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 02:30
Jessica Harrington and Colm O'Donoghue capped a memorable week with the victory of St Brelades Bay in the feature at Gowran Park.
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Merchant Navy seals titles for O'Brien and Moore

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 02:30
Coolmore and Aidan O'Brien had a relatively quiet week by their high standards, but they finally landed a big one at Royal Ascot when Merchant Navy, a 4/1 shot, held on by a short head from City Light in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes.
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Harrington's filly could go on to greater things

Sun, 24/06/2018 - 18:30
Horse of the week: Alpha Centauri
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City Ballerina can keep Harrington dancing

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 02:30
THE champagne is likely to have been flowing in Moone last night as Jessica Harrington toasted her first Royal Ascot success with Alpha Centauri but the 71-year-old's thirst for winners continues closer to home today.
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Harry Angel to light the way in Ascot sprint

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 02:30
Betting on horses is not simply about finding the most likely winner of a race - anyone can do that quite easily, with the favourite being the obvious place to start.
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Stradivarius hits highest note for Dettori

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 02:30
By all logic the Gold Cup should not produce the best finish of the meeting, but Royal Ascot's oldest and most prestigious contest conjured up another thriller yesterday when Stradivarius, the 7/4 joint-favourite, stayed on best of all to beat Vazirabad and Torcedor at the end of a three-way scrap through the last quarter-mile.
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