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Murphy stays on title track with Haydock double

6 hours 22 min ago
Oisín Murphy is taking nothing for granted, but looks virtually assured of retaining his jockeys’ championship crown after he stretched his lead to three thanks to a double at Haydock, with only one day remaining.
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Glounthaune can bounce back as Irish eyes shine in the US

6 hours 22 min ago
It’s not often you see a Dewhurst runner turning around just seven days later, but that's exactly the case with Aidan O'Brien's Glounthaune hoping to bounce back in the Group Three Killavullan Stakes (3.15) at Leopardstown today.
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Derby winner Adayar can become true Champion at Ascot

6 hours 22 min ago
The word ‘tenter’ comes from a similar Latin word meaning to stretch, and tenters were a type of frame commonly used in mills to stretch out material to allow it to dry and prevent it from shrinking. A tent used when camping has similar origins.
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Oisín Murphy on verge of third jockeys’ championship after Haydock double

Fri, 15/10/2021 - 19:02
Oisín Murphy is taking nothing for granted - but looks virtually assured of retaining his jockeys' championship crown after he stretched his lead to three thanks to a double at Haydock, with only one day of the season remaining.
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Murphy feeling the pressure as Buick stays hot on his heels

Fri, 15/10/2021 - 02:30
Oisín Murphy heads into the penultimate day of the British Flat jockeys’ championship two wins in front of William Buick after both claimed a victory apiece at Chelmsford.
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‘Hopefully he's as good as we think he is’ – Donnacha O’Brien buoyed by Sissoko’s Curragh success

Thu, 14/10/2021 - 19:15
Donnacha O'Brien could have a Classic prospect on his hands in the shape of Curragh winner Sissoko.
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Elliott has Grand ambition for Galvin

Thu, 14/10/2021 - 02:30
Cheltenham Festival winner Galvin (Evens favourite) extended his winning streak over fences to six with a Grade Three victory at Punchestown yesterday as Gordon Elliott plots his route to next year’s Aintree Grand National.
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Nolan ponders options for ‘Exhibition’ after summer setback

Wed, 13/10/2021 - 02:30
No decision will be made on whether Latest Exhibition will stay over fences or revert back to hurdles until closer to his reappearance before Christmas as Paul Nolan’s stable star continues his recovery from a summer setback.
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Willie Mullins helps lead tributes to three-times Grand National-winning owner Trevor Hemmings

Tue, 12/10/2021 - 14:10
Willie Mullins and Donald McCain led the tributes to three-times Grand National-winning owner Trevor Hemmings who died on Monday evening at the age of 86.
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Record-breaker jockey Colin Keane shines light on Royal supremacy

Tue, 12/10/2021 - 02:30
One of the first things you notice about Colin Keane is that he rarely uses the word ‘I’, with emphasis always deflected back to the team which has helped the Meath jockey to become a record-breaker through use of the word ‘we’.
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Michael O’Callaghan eyes US mission for teak-tough Twilight Jet

Tue, 12/10/2021 - 02:30
Twilight Jet is heading for the US with Kildare trainer Michael O'Callaghan eyeing a tilt at the Breeders' Cup for his teak tough juvenile.
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Munster triumph for Ontheropes

Mon, 11/10/2021 - 02:30
After a weekend which saw an epic heavyweight boxing trilogy between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, it was fitting that Ontheropes (7/1) should land the JT McNamara Munster National at Limerick yesterday under the brilliant Seán O’Keeffe.
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Third time lucky for Talent but early disappointment for Patrick Mullins at Velka Pardubicka

Sun, 10/10/2021 - 17:00
Talent made it third time lucky when getting up in the closing stages to lift the 131st Velka Pardubicka at Pardubice, as Patrick Mullins made an early exit.
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Record-breaking ride on Power Under Me sees Colin Keane seal most successful Irish flat season in history

Sun, 10/10/2021 - 15:41
Colin Keane rewrote history at the Curragh today with victory aboard Power Under Me (15/8 favourite) securing his 127th winner this term and making him the most successful Irish jockey in a single flat season.
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No blurred Lyons as straight talker aims for the top

Sat, 09/10/2021 - 02:30
THERE’S rarely any beating around the bush with Ger Lyons and the sign above the toilets at his Glenburnie Stables perfectly sums that up: “If at first you don’t succeed...flush, flush and flush again. No one else should have to deal with your crap!”
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All aboard Platform Nineteen to make Cesarewitch frame

Sat, 09/10/2021 - 02:30
Willie Mullins has a much higher strike rate with National Hunt horses than he does on the Flat at 27pc and 17pc respectively (all UK and Irish races since 2008), although that’s hardly surprising since the jumping game is his bread and butter.
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‘Fairyhill’ can get compensation with Munster National glory

Sat, 09/10/2021 - 02:30
The jumps season is ready to kick into full gear over the coming months and tomorrow’s JT McNamara Munster National (3.55) at Limerick is the perfect appetiser for another blockbuster season.
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Champion jockey Oisin Murphy misses scheduled Newmarket rides after failing racecourse breathalyser test

Fri, 08/10/2021 - 14:26
Oisin Murphy missed his rides at Newmarket on Friday after failing a racecourse breathalyser test.
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Ger Lyons ready to find out ‘Answer’ after taking Dewhurst plunge following Juddmonte encouragement

Thu, 07/10/2021 - 02:30
Ger Lyons has lauded Juddmonte for rolling the dice with Straight Answer as the exciting juvenile makes a significant step up in class having been supplemented for Saturday’s Group One Dewhurst Stakes.
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‘The Breeders' Cup is a distinct possibility’ – Dermot Weld team eye back-to-back mission for Tarnawa

Tue, 05/10/2021 - 13:13
There is a "distinct possibility" that the brilliant Tarnawa will complete her season, and possibly her racing career, by attempting to defend the Breeders' Cup Turf at Del Mar next month.
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