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From The42 Another sprint star for Lynam as Soffia storms to victory at the Curragh Sunday Racing

Another sprint star for Lynam as Soffia storms to victory at the Curragh

Declan McDonagh guided the filly to victory on Sunday afternoon.

From The42 'I had a marvellous life but there were sacrifices' - Meeting the voice of Irish racing Calling The Horses This post contains videos

'I had a marvellous life but there were sacrifices' - Meeting the voice of Irish racing

In the latest episode of Humans of Horse Racing, recently-retired commentator Des Scahill looks back on his illustrious career.

From The42 Donn McClean: Enable's place in racing history is already assured, but she can achieve even more Column

Donn McClean: Enable's place in racing history is already assured, but she can achieve even more

With Frankie Dettori on board, the John Gosden-trained five-year-old impressed in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes on Saturday.

From The42 Weekend tips: Step up in trip should suit unexposed and consistent filly Tips

Weekend tips: Step up in trip should suit unexposed and consistent filly

Richard Forristal makes his Saturday selections.

From The42 Galway festival ruled out for Geraghty as he recovers from broken tibia and fibula Road To Recovery

Galway festival ruled out for Geraghty as he recovers from broken tibia and fibula

The jockey is now aiming for a comeback at the Listowel Festival.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals Controversy

Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals

The programme also revealed cases of unregulated hare coursing in Cork.

From The42 No escape from lure of horse ownership for me after Operation Houdini Racing

No escape from lure of horse ownership for me after Operation Houdini

Johnny Ward trots down memory lane and praises the humble claimer.

From The42 Weekend Tips: Son of Sea The Stars can swell the coffers ahead of Ascot What Are The Odds

Weekend Tips: Son of Sea The Stars can swell the coffers ahead of Ascot

Thom Malone runs through his picks from Saturday’s racing.

From The42 Weekend tips: Mullins will prevail with first Flat runner at Haydock Racing

Weekend tips: Mullins will prevail with first Flat runner at Haydock

Thom Malone runs through his picks from Ireland, the UK and the US.

From The42 Weekend tips: Broome can cement O'Brien's greatness with seventh Epsom Derby victory Racing

Weekend tips: Broome can cement O'Brien's greatness with seventh Epsom Derby victory

Galileo looms large on tomorrow’s Classic, writes Thom Malone.

From The42 'Three grand is all he cost! Can you imagine?' It's a long way from Tipperary for unlikely Epsom Dash favourite Hathiq Premier

'Three grand is all he cost! Can you imagine?' It's a long way from Tipperary for unlikely Epsom Dash favourite Hathiq

Trainer Denis Hogan could be headline racing news in Britain this weekend.

From The42 Weekend tips: Surprise inclusion can prove Too Darn Hot in Irish 2,000 Guineas New Era

Weekend tips: Surprise inclusion can prove Too Darn Hot in Irish 2,000 Guineas

There’s the first Irish Classics of 2019 at the newly-revamped Kildare course, and we throw an eye towards Haydock for the Temple Stakes.

From The42 Aidan O'Brien's expectations high for Epsom Derby challenge Holy Grail

Aidan O'Brien's expectations high for Epsom Derby challenge

Sir Dragonet is a best-priced 7-2 favourite for the Derby and is set to be joined by a host of stablemates.

From The42 O'Brien mops up on Royal Ascot Trials Day, as Russell wins big in France Racing

O'Brien mops up on Royal Ascot Trials Day, as Russell wins big in France

Russell added the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris to his already incredible CV.

From The42 Weekend tips: Focusing on the action while 'Arma-Giggin' consequences remain far from a dead cert Racing

Weekend tips: Focusing on the action while 'Arma-Giggin' consequences remain far from a dead cert

At the end of a week in which Michael O’Leary revealed plans to scale back his Gigginstown operation, our tipster Thom Malone looks to the immediate future.

From The42 Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice Bowing Out

Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice

The jockey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018.

From The42 Raffles rounds off fine week for Henderson as Benie Des Dieux seals Annie Power win Punchestown

Raffles rounds off fine week for Henderson as Benie Des Dieux seals Annie Power win

The big winners on a busy day at Punchestown.

From The42 Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell Results

Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell

JP McManus’ top-class hurdler reversed the Aintree placings with Supasundae at the Kildare venue.

From The42 Weekend tips: Dettori can clean up with Advertise in the 2000 Guineas Racing

Weekend tips: Dettori can clean up with Advertise in the 2000 Guineas

There’s loads of racing to look forward to over the bank holiday weekend, writes Thom Malone.

From The42 Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins Winner Alright This post contains videos

Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins

Chacun Pour Soi stormed to victory in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown.

From The42 Weekend tips: Present Man a gift with Bryony Frost on board at Sandown Racing

Weekend tips: Present Man a gift with Bryony Frost on board at Sandown

There’s plenty of action this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

From The42 'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours Staying On

'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours

The champion jockey is focused on next week’s Punchestown Festival.

From The42 Voix Du Reve leads home a Gold Cup one-two for Willie Mullins at Fairyhouse Easter Festival

Voix Du Reve leads home a Gold Cup one-two for Willie Mullins at Fairyhouse

Meanwhile, Honeysuckle provided Rachael Blackmore with a first Irish Grade 1 victory.

Weekend tips: Benny is a friend of yours and Orr's dedication to pay dividends in Cork

Away from Fairyhouse there are plenty of punting opportunities this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

From The42 Last year's winner Elliott aiming to break his own record and run 14 in Irish Grand National Fairyhouse

Last year's winner Elliott aiming to break his own record and run 14 in Irish Grand National

General Principle will be attempting to become the first back-to-back winner of the Fairyhouse event since 1976.

From The42 Magical's mystery tour: it'll be interesting to see where Aidan O'Brien's star goes now Flat Out

Magical's mystery tour: it'll be interesting to see where Aidan O'Brien's star goes now

The filly was very impressive at Naas, Donn McClean writes.

From The42 Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month Chasing Glory

Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month

Al Boum Photo chases more glory at the festival next month.

From The42 'It’s all downhill from here' - Joseph O'Brien on making his own way in the training game and early success Next Gen
From The42 Donn McClean: Where were you when Tiger Roll claimed a piece of racing history? Liverpool Wrap

Donn McClean: Where were you when Tiger Roll claimed a piece of racing history?

The Gordon Elliott-trained horse proved he has the Aintree track figured out.

From The42 Appreciating every day and trying to work Racing TV: visiting Aidan O’Brien's Ballydoyle yard Maestro

Appreciating every day and trying to work Racing TV: visiting Aidan O’Brien's Ballydoyle yard

The legendary trainer laid out his life philosophy when we called to his famous Tipperary base.

From The42 Narrowing the field ahead of the Grand National Racing

Narrowing the field ahead of the Grand National

Thom Malone runs through the card ahead of the Aintree showpiece.

From The42 Weekend tips: Madhmoon rising at Leopardstown this weekend Racing

Weekend tips: Madhmoon rising at Leopardstown this weekend

There’s plenty going on away from the big one this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

From The42 Trends to pick the Grand National winner... or at least narrow it down Stick A Pin In It

Trends to pick the Grand National winner... or at least narrow it down

Come on, Divorce Referendum!

From The42 Victory for Ruby as Kemboy back to winning ways with brilliant Aintree display in Betway Bowl Number One

Victory for Ruby as Kemboy back to winning ways with brilliant Aintree display in Betway Bowl

After the Cheltenham Gold Cup disappointment, Kemboy bounced back in style today.

From The42 We've got 3 expert tips to consider for Grand National Day at Aintree Racing

We've got 3 expert tips to consider for Grand National Day at Aintree

Look ahead to the big one by reading Thom Malone’s thoughts in Heed Your Hunch.

From The42 Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival And They're Off

Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival

There’s plenty to look forward to, away from the National, over the next few days.

From The42 Donn McClean: A good day for Willie Mullins as Breaken shows class on long-awaited return Column

Donn McClean: A good day for Willie Mullins as Breaken shows class on long-awaited return

Burrows Saint and Robin Des Foret also gave the Carlow trainer a 1-2 in the feature race in Limerick over the weekend.

From The42 3 expert tips for the opening day of the Aintree Festival Tips

3 expert tips for the opening day of the Aintree Festival

Heed Your Hunch is back as Thom Malone takes us through Thursday’s big races.

From The42 Irish jockey retires on medical advice after suffering injuries in a fall in January Time To Go

Irish jockey retires on medical advice after suffering injuries in a fall in January

Fran Berry was injured while racing at Wolverhampton in January.

From The42 Leinster will welcome Toulouse to Dublin in the Champions Cup semi-finals CONFIRMED

Leinster will welcome Toulouse to Dublin in the Champions Cup semi-finals

The French side won a thrilling quarter-final against Racing 92 despite playing 55 minutes with 14 players.

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