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Nicky Henderson announces retirement of King George VI Chase winner
# Might Bite
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# Might Bite

Nicky Henderson announces retirement of King George VI Chase winner

Jan 6th 2021, 5:23 PM 4,003 Views 9 Comments

‘He was one of the most amazing characters you’ll ever come across’.

Hat-trick hero Royal Kahala impresses at Fairyhouse once again
# Royal Rumble
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# Royal Rumble

Hat-trick hero Royal Kahala impresses at Fairyhouse once again

Jan 3rd 2021, 3:13 PM 2,260 Views 0 Comments

Royal Kahala saw off a quality field to reign supreme in Meath.

Metier extends unbeaten run with impressive Grade 1 triumph at Sandown
# Tolworth Hurdle
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# Tolworth Hurdle

Metier extends unbeaten run with impressive Grade 1 triumph at Sandown

Jan 2nd 2021, 3:26 PM 1,793 Views 1 Comment

Grade One glory for Fry-trained runner at Sandown.

Limerick double for De Bromhead and Blackmore
# Yurt
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# Yurt

Limerick double for De Bromhead and Blackmore

Dec 30th 2020, 5:04 PM 4,032 Views 2 Comments

Kalkas and Atlantic Fairy both won well.

Cheltenham abandons New Year’s Day card
# And It's Off
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# And It's Off

Cheltenham abandons New Year’s Day card

Dec 30th 2020, 10:35 AM 6,281 Views 0 Comments

The course is waterlogged after 85mm of rain in the past week.

Racing at Limerick cancelled due to waterlogging
# Bad Weather
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# Bad Weather

Racing at Limerick cancelled due to waterlogging

Dec 27th 2020, 11:16 AM 2,195 Views 0 Comments

Racing at Leopardstown, however, is set to go ahead as planned today.

'He would have been a proud man, my Dad. I call it a memory stir'
# Snap Happy
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# Snap Happy

'He would have been a proud man, my Dad. I call it a memory stir'

Dec 23rd 2020, 5:08 PM 18,042 Views 4 Comments

Racing photographer Pat Healy on his new book ‘Thrills and Spills’.

Gold Cup runner-up set for King George Chase at Kempton
# Santini
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# Santini

Gold Cup runner-up set for King George Chase at Kempton

Dec 21st 2020, 1:02 PM 3,433 Views 0 Comments

Henderson confirms Santini is joining Kempton’s racing ‘party’.

Paisley Park and Thyme Hill to clash in Long Walk
# Rivals
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# Rivals

Paisley Park and Thyme Hill to clash in Long Walk

Dec 17th 2020, 3:09 PM 1,588 Views 2 Comments

Top stayers re-oppose in field of 10 at Ascot.

Connacht's crew of Ireland internationals available for massive test in Paris From The42

Connacht's crew of Ireland internationals available for massive test in Paris

Dec 8th 2020, 1:38 PM 6,442 Views 4 Comments

Bundee Aki, Kieran Marmion, Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham, Quinn Roux, and Ultan Dillane are all set to play.

Mighty Min leads home a one-two-three for Willie Mullins at Punchestown
# Min The Merciless
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# Min The Merciless

Mighty Min leads home a one-two-three for Willie Mullins at Punchestown

Dec 6th 2020, 3:39 PM 2,499 Views 2 Comments

‘He’s the first horse to get a hat-trick in this race and he’ll be very hard to replace.’

Oisin Murphy receives three-month ban after testing positive for cocaine
# Punishment
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# Punishment

Oisin Murphy receives three-month ban after testing positive for cocaine

Nov 27th 2020, 6:00 PM 7,040 Views 8 Comments

The panel were persuaded by a combination of a hair sample and Murphy’s testimony that the positive test arose from an unintentional, environmental contamination.

'10 out of 10' - Henderson's talented prospect Shishkin strolls to victory in eagerly-awaited debut over fences
# Looks The Part
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# Looks The Part

'10 out of 10' - Henderson's talented prospect Shishkin strolls to victory in eagerly-awaited debut over fences

Nov 23rd 2020, 2:17 PM 3,565 Views 0 Comments

The six-year-old put in a near flawless display in the Beginners’ Chase at Kempton.

Minella Indo enhances Cheltenham Gold Cup credentials in Navan
# Racing
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# Racing

Minella Indo enhances Cheltenham Gold Cup credentials in Navan

Nov 22nd 2020, 3:46 PM 5,146 Views 2 Comments

‘You couldn’t have asked him to do it any better,’ said a delighted Henry de Bromhead.

Presenting Percy back in business at Thurles with first win in 22 months From The42

Presenting Percy back in business at Thurles with first win in 22 months

Nov 19th 2020, 4:13 PM 5,155 Views 2 Comments

Kemboy and Monalee have no answer to Gordon Elliott-trained winner.

O’Brien brothers to form Racing League team
# Family Affair
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# Family Affair

O’Brien brothers to form Racing League team

Nov 19th 2020, 10:22 AM 11,026 Views 2 Comments

New competition kicks off next summer.

Delight for Keane and Weld with $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf triumph
# Keane-land
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# Keane-land

Delight for Keane and Weld with $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf triumph

Nov 7th 2020, 10:15 PM 9,476 Views 5 Comments

A first Breeders’ Cup victory for Dermot Weld after Colin Keane took the ride at short notice.

Fabulous Frodon proves unstoppable at Cheltenham
# Racing
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# Racing

Fabulous Frodon proves unstoppable at Cheltenham

Oct 24th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,709 Views 2 Comments

Gold Cup firmly on the agenda after Ryanair hero defies welter burden.

Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing
# First Time
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# First Time

Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 8:30 PM 43,942 Views 87 Comments

Simon Zebo scored two tries for the Top 14 side as they came up short in Bristol.

Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing

Oct 17th 2020, 8:08 PM 14,373 Views 12 Comments

Gareth Steenson and Ian Whitten have been key men in the English club’s rise.

Waterlogged Ascot off
# Abandoned
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# Abandoned

Waterlogged Ascot off

Oct 3rd 2020, 10:58 AM 3,967 Views 0 Comments

Deluge brings abandonment after early inspection.

Overseas jockeys can now compete in Irish Group One races without quarantining
# Self-isolation
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# Self-isolation

Overseas jockeys can now compete in Irish Group One races without quarantining

Sep 3rd 2020, 3:35 PM 3,889 Views 4 Comments

The Government has relaxed protocols ahead of the Longines Irish Champions Weekend.

Kieren Fallon's son Cieren handed jockey job with Qatar Racing
# Racing
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# Racing

Kieren Fallon's son Cieren handed jockey job with Qatar Racing

Aug 26th 2020, 11:22 AM 5,101 Views 1 Comment

The champion apprentice has been appointed as second rider behind Kerry’s Oisin Murphy.

Dettori keeps Palace Pier's unbeaten record in tact with Prix Jacques le Marois win
# Racing
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# Racing

Dettori keeps Palace Pier's unbeaten record in tact with Prix Jacques le Marois win

Aug 16th 2020, 3:26 PM 2,680 Views 0 Comments

John Gosden’s colt claimed victory at Deauville this afternoon.

He Knows No Fear is 300-1 record breaker at Leopardstown
# Long Shot
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# Long Shot

He Knows No Fear is 300-1 record breaker at Leopardstown

Aug 13th 2020, 4:47 PM 8,009 Views 9 Comments

Shock maiden victory at biggest ever price in Ireland.

Champion jockey Geraghty to release his memoir 'True Colours' in October
# Read All About It
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# Read All About It

Champion jockey Geraghty to release his memoir 'True Colours' in October

Aug 4th 2020, 2:08 PM 2,977 Views 2 Comments

Geraghty retired from jump racing last month.

Mohaather claims thrilling Sussex Stakes victory as Siskin falls short
# Glorious Goodwood
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# Glorious Goodwood

Mohaather claims thrilling Sussex Stakes victory as Siskin falls short

Jul 29th 2020, 4:05 PM 3,266 Views 0 Comments

Irish 2,000 Guineas hero Siskin had to settle for third after a dramatic finish today at Goodwood.

3 expert tips for Thursday's racing at the Galway Races
# Tips
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# Tips

3 expert tips for Thursday's racing at the Galway Races

Jul 29th 2020, 11:24 AM 3,794 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward brings you his picks for the Galway Hurdle and more.

Stradivarius pulls off dramatic piece of history with fourth Goodwood Cup win
# Stayer
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# Stayer

Stradivarius pulls off dramatic piece of history with fourth Goodwood Cup win

Jul 28th 2020, 4:08 PM 4,298 Views 1 Comment

John Gosden’s brilliant stayer is now set to be trained for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

Presenting Percy switched to Gordon Elliott’s team
# On The Move
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# On The Move

Presenting Percy switched to Gordon Elliott’s team

Jul 27th 2020, 5:16 PM 7,309 Views 7 Comments

Dual Festival winner moves from the care of Pat Kelly.

Crowds ruled out at Irish Champions Weekend and Listowel
# Don't Let Yourself Go
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# Don't Let Yourself Go

Crowds ruled out at Irish Champions Weekend and Listowel

Jul 22nd 2020, 3:53 PM 12,473 Views 19 Comments

September highlights to go ahead behind closed doors.

Another big win for Ger Lyons as Even So claims the Irish Oaks
# The Curragh
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# The Curragh

Another big win for Ger Lyons as Even So claims the Irish Oaks

Jul 18th 2020, 7:49 PM 2,826 Views 3 Comments

Stepping up to a mile and a half from 10 furlongs proved no problem to the daughter of Camelot.

Aidan and Donnacha O’Brien unable to attend meetings in Ireland for two weeks
# Racing
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# Racing

Aidan and Donnacha O’Brien unable to attend meetings in Ireland for two weeks

Jul 14th 2020, 8:14 AM 7,304 Views 10 Comments

They failed to enter the Curragh through the health screening area at a meeting last month.

Freewheelin Dylan clams Midlands National after dramatic photo finish
# Kilbeggan
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# Kilbeggan

Freewheelin Dylan clams Midlands National after dramatic photo finish

Jul 10th 2020, 9:42 PM 3,799 Views 0 Comments

‘I thought I was beaten at the line,’ said Ricky Doyle, who was the winning jockey for Dermot McLoughlin.

Aidan O'Brien fields six-strong challenge for Epsom Derby
# Declared
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# Declared

Aidan O'Brien fields six-strong challenge for Epsom Derby

Jul 2nd 2020, 12:20 PM 2,764 Views 6 Comments

The Irish trainer is bidding for a record eighth English Derby success on Saturday.

‘Special day’ for Crowley with Battaash highlight of Royal Ascot treble
# Day One
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# Day One

‘Special day’ for Crowley with Battaash highlight of Royal Ascot treble

Jun 16th 2020, 6:52 PM 2,391 Views 1 Comment

King’s Stand victory was ‘unfinished business’ as Battaash triumphed.

A newspaper ad, a move from Cork to Australia and winning Group 1 races during Covid-19 crisis
# Johnny Allen
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# Johnny Allen

A newspaper ad, a move from Cork to Australia and winning Group 1 races during Covid-19 crisis

Jun 14th 2020, 11:05 AM 17,043 Views 4 Comments

Jockey Johnny Allen on his journey from Cork to winning high-profile races in Australia.

Delight for Aidan O'Brien as Peaceful claims the Irish 1,000 Guineas
# Racing
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# Racing

Delight for Aidan O'Brien as Peaceful claims the Irish 1,000 Guineas

Jun 13th 2020, 7:56 PM 2,699 Views 1 Comment

The winner, ridden by Seamie Heffernan, had only managed to win one of her three starts last year.

Aidan O'Brien back to winning ways as Irish racing makes its return
# In The Saddle
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# In The Saddle

Aidan O'Brien back to winning ways as Irish racing makes its return

Jun 8th 2020, 5:18 PM 3,621 Views 7 Comments

Naas staged the first Irish meeting since the Covid-19 shutdown today.

Coronation Cup joy for Charlie Appleby as Ghaiyyath romps to Newmarket victory
# Group One Gold
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# Group One Gold

Coronation Cup joy for Charlie Appleby as Ghaiyyath romps to Newmarket victory

Jun 5th 2020, 4:52 PM 2,888 Views 0 Comments

The five-year-old was sent off the 11-10 favourite and William Buick was quick to employ front-running tactics.

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