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‘If you're bitten by the bug, it's hard to get away from it’ – Stockbroker-turned-trainer Barry Connell has built a state-of-the-art facility as he dreams of future glory

Mon, 28/11/2022 - 02:30
You could be forgiven for thinking you have just entered an equine palace once you head through the gates of Boherbaun Stables.
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‘When I started out, it was to have a few winners. I didn’t see this happening’ – Henry de Bromhead

Sat, 26/11/2022 - 07:20
Honeysuckle has provided racing purists with some extraordinary moments en route to her staggering 16-0 unbeaten streak on the track, but none are likely to compare to the fanfare at Fairyhouse should she do the business again tomorrow week.
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Mark Walford-trained gelding Into Overdrive can continue winning streak at Newcastle

Sat, 26/11/2022 - 00:00
Racegoers were left disappointed last week when Nicky Henderson controversially withdrew Constitution Hill from the Ascot Hurdle, stating the ground was too fast.
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Gordon Elliott maintains red-hot form with Thurles treble

Fri, 25/11/2022 - 02:30
Gordon Elliott’s string has been in red-hot form of late and his winning streak continued with a treble at Thurles yesterday.
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Gordon Elliott continues sensational run of form with treble at Thurles

Thu, 24/11/2022 - 16:21
Gordon Elliott continued his sensational run of form with a treble at Thurles.
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A Plus Tard’s flop baffles Henry de Bromhead but Honeysuckle primed to cement legacy

Tue, 22/11/2022 - 02:30
HENRY DE BROMHEAD is still scratching his head as to what went wrong with Gold Cup winner A Plus Tard after an abysmal display in last Saturday’s Betfair Chase.
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'He's in mighty form' - Henry de Bromhead has King George plan for Envoi Allen

Mon, 21/11/2022 - 15:53
Henry de Bromhead is full of hope Kempton and the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase will prove the perfect spot for Envoi Allen.
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Henry de Bromhead ‘stunned’ by A Plus Tard’s disappointing return at Haydock

Mon, 21/11/2022 - 12:34
Henry de Bromhead remains keen to head to next month's Savills Chase at Leopardstown with A Plus Tard after so far failing to find an obvious reason for his disappointing return to action at Haydock on Saturday.
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Exciting State Man can shine to continue Willie Mullins’s Morgiana monopoly

Sat, 19/11/2022 - 02:30
The future of Twitter may be uncertain but it is great to see one of racing’s most popular social media personalities, the late Michael Rafferty of @AnaglogsDaughtr fame, being honoured in the title of tomorrow’s Grade One Unibet Morgiana Hurdle (2.05).
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Don’t write off Saint Calvados against the odds-on jolly at Ascot

Sat, 19/11/2022 - 02:30
I’m reading a book at the moment called Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction. It describes how ordinary people can often beat the experts’ forecasting outcomes in fields like finance, sport and politics.
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Willie Mullins' triple threat for Morgiana at Punchestown

Fri, 18/11/2022 - 11:25
Saldier, Sharjah and State Man are Willie Mullins' three representatives in the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on Sunday.
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Marine Nationale has Barry Connell dreaming of Grade One glory

Thu, 17/11/2022 - 11:01
BARRY CONNELL is bullish about the potential of Marine Nationale, with the Kildare trainer insisting the five-year-old is the best he has ever had ahead of a tilt at next month’s Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle at the Fairyhouse Winter Festival.
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Marine Nationale has Barry Connell dreaming of Grade One glory

Thu, 17/11/2022 - 02:30
BARRY CONNELL is bullish about the potential of Marine Nationale, with the Kildare trainer insisting the five-year-old is the best he has ever had ahead of a tilt at next month’s Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle at the Fairyhouse Winter Festival.
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Willie Mullins supplies super six to take on Morgiana test

Wed, 16/11/2022 - 02:30
Willie Mullins could run all six of his entries in the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on Sunday.
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Jessica Harrington's Ashdale Bob can spring surprise at Navan as jumps action heats up

Sat, 12/11/2022 - 02:30
It’s often said in GAA circles that you know when championship is approaching as some big names start reappearing and the same is true in racing terms this weekend.
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Deyrann De Carjac looks each-way value for Alan King in Cheltenham feature

Sat, 12/11/2022 - 02:30
Former head of handicapping across the Irish Sea, Phil Smith, once said that there are “far more important factors in a horse’s performance than the weight it carries. The key things are its health, the ground and the trip.”
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Weveallbeencaught can repel Irish raiders in Ballymore

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 02:30
Willie Mullins looks set to lead a strong Irish charge for honours in the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle that headlines the opening day of Cheltenham’s November meeting.
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‘It can be head-wrecking’ - Willie Mullins knows injuries are part of racing but that doesn't make any easier

Fri, 11/11/2022 - 00:30
It’s hard not to get excited about the jumps season ahead when scrolling down through the galaxy of stars in the hands of Willie Mullins.
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Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary renames Cheltenham race to be run in memory of Jack de Bromhead, son of trainer Henry

Tue, 08/11/2022 - 14:46
The Mares’ Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival will carry the name of the late Jack de Bromhead after a poignant gesture by race sponsor and Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary.
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Flightline retired to stud after sensational showing as Aidan O’Brien lands €2.5m Breeders’ windfall

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 02:30
Flightline has been retired to stud following his sensational Breeders’ Cup Classic victory on Saturday.
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