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Cromwell's 'Star' taking another shot at Felix Desjy

Thu, 24/12/2020 - 02:30
Meath 'neighbours' Felix Desjy and Darver Star will renew rivalry in the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown on Saturday.
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Monalee out of King George as Irish runners face festive travel ban to England

Wed, 23/12/2020 - 02:30
No Irish runners will be permitted in the UK until December 31 with the Government's travel ban amid further Covid-19 concerns having serious consequences on two of Henry de Bromhead's leading stars over the festive period.
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O'Brien lauds the 'amazing' Magical as mare is retired

Wed, 23/12/2020 - 02:30
Aidan O'Brien has paid tribute to Magical after the retirement of the multiple Group One-winning mare was confirmed.
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Elliott opts not to send his star Envoi for Christmas run

Wed, 23/12/2020 - 02:30
Gordon Elliott is looking forward to saddling several of his stable stars over the busy Christmas period - but Envoi Allen will not be one of them.
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Ronald Pump ready to end Smith's wait for a Grade One

Wed, 23/12/2020 - 02:30
It's all systems go for Ronald Pump in next week's Leopardstown Christmas Hurdle as Matthew Smith seeks a first Grade One success with the €1,000 purchase.
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Minella Indo heads star-studded line-up for Leopardstown feature

Tue, 22/12/2020 - 02:30
Cheltenham Gold Cup fancy Minella Indo tops 20 possibles for next Monday's Savills Chase, the feature event on the penultimate day of Leopardstown's Christmas Festival.
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Henderson adds Santini to King George despite track concerns

Tue, 22/12/2020 - 02:30
Santini has been supplemented for the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase at Kempton on Saturday.
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McConnell keen to Make Good with Challow Hurdle plan

Tue, 22/12/2020 - 02:30
John McConnell enjoyed a breakthrough weekend as a trainer at Cheltenham earlier this month and he could be making the trip across the Irish Sea once again over the Christmas period with Grade Two Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle winner Make Good.
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Mullins' unbeaten Gauloise has price cut for Festival bid

Mon, 21/12/2020 - 02:30
Gauloise maintained her unbeaten record with victory in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Boreen Belle Mares Novice Hurdle at Thurles.
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IHRB defends anti-doping record and estimates over 4,000 tests next year

Mon, 21/12/2020 - 02:30
The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) yesterday defended its anti-doping record against recent criticism from several outlets.
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'I felt like I wasn’t supposed to be there' - Why winning at Cheltenham has been the making of jockey Maxine O’Sullivan

Sun, 20/12/2020 - 02:30
In the immediate aftermath of It Came To Pass winning the Foxhunter Chase, trainer Eugene O'Sullivan spoke of how pleased he was for the jockey, his daughter, who, he said, did not realise how good she was, and tended to give herself too hard a time.
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Winters sets his sights on Thurles Gold

Sun, 20/12/2020 - 02:30
Eight days after taking Cheltenham by storm with Chatham Street Lad, Mick Winters is hoping Sayce Gold can win her fourth successive race in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Boreen Belle Mares Novice Hurdle at Thurles.
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Not So Sleepy is wide awake as he delivers once more at Ascot

Sun, 20/12/2020 - 02:30
Everyone loves a character and Not So Sleepy, who is apparently building a fan base through his unpredictable antics, will have gladdened many hearts by running away with the Betfair Exchange Trophy for the second year running.
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Paisley Park to get revenge on Thyme Hill

Sat, 19/12/2020 - 02:30
The late Tony Murray, who won the 1972 Epsom Oaks on board Ginevra, once said: "When you lose a race it's a matter of passing the buck. The owner blames the trainer, the trainer blames the jockey, and the jockey blames the poor old horse".
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Kennedy steers 'Bob' to shock win

Sat, 19/12/2020 - 02:30
Ashdale Bob claimed a surprise victory in the BetVictor Make Your Best Bet Novice Hurdle at Navan.
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Winters' winning streak may be halted by Gauloise

Sat, 19/12/2020 - 02:30
The racing world will be rocking this day next week with Leopardstown and Limerick set to keep Irish punters on their toes while Gold Cup fourth Monalee looks set to carry the tricolour in Kempton's King George.
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Holymacapony faces elders at Grade Two level

Fri, 18/12/2020 - 02:30
Holymacapony puts his unbeaten record and tall reputation on the line in the BetVictor Make Your Best Bet Novice Hurdle at Navan today.
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Magic Of Light eyes Newbury hat-trick before National repeat

Wed, 16/12/2020 - 02:30
Magic of Light is on course for another tilt at the Aintree Grand National - she was runner-up in the 2019 renewal - but Jessica Harrington is first eyeing a hat-trick in the Listed Pertemps Network Mares' Chase at Newbury today.
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'Paisley' primed for 'Thyme' rematch

Tue, 15/12/2020 - 02:30
There could be a tantalising rematch on the cards in Saturday's Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot with Paisley Park and Thyme Hill primed to do battle once again.
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BHA apologise after horse with racially offensive name ran at Wolverhampton

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 09:12
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has apologised after a runner was allowed to compete under a racially offensive name at the weekend and said it would review the process by which names are approved.
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