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Mendelssohn ready for Breeders' Cup

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 01:30
Aidan O'Brien will send Mendelssohn straight to the Breeders' Cup Classic in November after completing his preparations when second in the Grade One Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday night.
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'Van Dyck' in Derby frame after O'Brien trio dominate

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 01:30
Anthony Van Dyck was cut to 10/1 for next year's Epsom Derby after he led home stablemates Christmas and Mohawk to give Aidan O'Brien a 1-2-3 in yesterday's Galileo Irish EBF Futurity Stakes at the Curragh.
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Muntahaa completes a special week for Gosden

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 17:30
Muntahaa led home stablemate Weekender to provide John Gosden with a one-two in the Sky Bet Ebor at York.It has been quite a week for the Clarehaven handler, having seen Roaring Lion dominate his rivals in Wednesday's Juddmonte International before star stayer Stradivarius landed a £1million bonus with victory in the Lonsdale Cup on Friday.
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Maid Up looks the part to seal first Group win

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 01:30
Aidan O'Brien has said the respiratory bug in his yard, which he described as the worst they've ever had, may finally be lifting - but he also warned that a lot of his horses are not as fit as they'd normally be at this stage of the season.
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Sweet music for Gosden as Stradivarius lands £1m bonus

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 01:30
They said it could not be done, but little chestnut colt Stradivarius - half the size, twice the stride - landed the inaugural £1 million bonus prize at York yesterday when he won the fourth race in an 'impossible' series, which also included the Ascot Gold Cup and the Goodwood Cup.
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Van Dyck will spearhead big weekend for O'Brien

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 01:30
All eyes will be on the Curragh with Irish Champion Trials Weekend set to provide some valuable clues for punters as the latter stages of the Irish Flat season approaches.
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Sea Of Class provides Haggas with perfect birthday present

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 01:30
Sea Of Class shot to the top of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe betting after producing a blistering turn of foot to record an emphatic victory in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York.
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Hills hoping right Battaash turns up for York speed test

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 01:30
Battaash is the fastest thing on four legs at the moment and today's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (3.35) would appear to be his to lose after a facile four-length success in the King George Stakes at Goodwood recently.
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Roaring success for Murphy at York

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 01:30
Roaring Lion struck a decisive blow for the Classic generation yesterday when the 3/1 shot proved himself the pre-eminent mile and a quarter horse in Europe after running out a three-and-a-quarter length winner of the Juddmonte International at York.
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Laurens can rub salt into O'Brien woes

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 01:30
Six weeks without a Group One victory wouldn't normally ring alarm bells for a trainer, but when it's Aidan O'Brien it is definitely newsworthy given what he has been accustomed to in recent seasons.
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I Can Fly soars high for Heffernan at Killarney

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 01:30
Aidan O'Brien may be finding the going tough across the water in York, but it's business as usual on the home front with his Ballydoyle team landing the Listed Racing Post Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes in fine style with I Can Fly at Killarney yesterday.
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Poet's Word can have final say in race of season

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 01:30
Apart from Jessica Harrington's outstanding filly Alpha Centauri, this year's Classic generation have seemed unexceptional and Poet's Word can confirm that impression by giving Michael Stoute a seventh victory in today's Juddmonte International, the main attraction on the first day of York's Ebor meeting.
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Flanagan 'lucky' to face six weeks out after fall

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 01:30
The perils of being a jockey are regularly documented and Seán Flanagan was left thanking his lucky stars despite suffering a fall at Tramore on Sunday which will see him sidelined for up to six weeks.
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Power set for return to action at Sligo

Tue, 21/08/2018 - 01:30
Grand National and Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning jockey Robbie Power returns to action at Sligo today.
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Impressive Mill Quest's good form continues at Tramore

Mon, 20/08/2018 - 01:30
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 - 01:30
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 - 17:30
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 - 01:30
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 - 01:30
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 - 01:30
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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