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From The42 'My Mum passed away and it made me look at life differently': Jay Tabb on his jockey dreams Giddy Up

'My Mum passed away and it made me look at life differently': Jay Tabb on his jockey dreams

The former Ireland U-21 midfielder has enjoyed an inexplicably varied retirement but is now dedicating himself to horse racing.

From The42 WIN: tickets to the Dublin Racing Festival

WIN: tickets to the Dublin Racing Festival

There’s a quality weekend of racing in store next week.

From The42 'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them' In For A Penny This post contains videos

'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them'

We followed a bookmaker at Punchestown on the opening day to find out what a big festival is like from the bookies’ point-of-view, whether that’s big wins or losses.

From The42 O'Sullivan and Walsh: Husband and wife team chasing 'fairytale' Grand National run Family Affair This post contains videos

O'Sullivan and Walsh: Husband and wife team chasing 'fairytale' Grand National run

Kildare trainer Ross O’Sullivan will have his first ever Aintree Grand National runner today, with his wife Katie Walsh riding Baie Des Iles in the iconic race.

From The42 Michael Owen finishes second on horse racing debut Giddy Up

Michael Owen finishes second on horse racing debut

He burst onto the scene with a wonder goal at the 1998 World Cup, but Michael Owen also had “the time of his life” on his racing debut.

From The42 Shock Cheltenham winner Labaik refused to start another race today Giddy Up This post contains videos

Shock Cheltenham winner Labaik refused to start another race today

That’s the third time in four races for the Supreme Novice Hurdle winner.

From The42 'Jamie Vardy? This is not a footballer, this is a fantastic horse' Giddy Up

'Jamie Vardy? This is not a footballer, this is a fantastic horse'

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri says his goal was to save the club from relegation and that hard work from his team has been key to their success.

From Business ETC Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars' Giddy Up

Amazon says its delivery drones are 'more like horses than cars'

It’s because these drones will be able to sense and avoid obstacles that may cross their path.

From The42 Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival Giddy Up

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how to bluff your way through this year’s festival

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from your Ruby Tuesdays, we’re here to help.

From The42 10 reasons why we love Ruby Walsh Giddy Up

10 reasons why we love Ruby Walsh

Paying tribute to a true legend of Irish sport, who celebrates his 34th birthday today.

From The42 'Keith Andrews looks like Kramer from Seinfeld' -- midfielder's new hair sends Ireland wild Giddy Up
From The42 Alex Ferguson's horse set for Grand National tilt Giddy Up

Alex Ferguson's horse set for Grand National tilt

But Manchester United are slated to play cross-town title rivals City that day.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham, day four Giddy Up

As it happened: Cheltenham, day four

It’s Gold Cup Friday. Check in on all this afternoon’s action at Prestbury Park.

Stars horse around for new TV show

Six famous Irish faces will star in new RTE show, Stars Go Racing, where they will learn the ropes of horse training.