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From The42 Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier Horse Racing

Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier

The 2015 Champion Hurdle Winner got off to a winning start over fences.

From The42 Kevin Doyle's €155,000 purchase of Altior's half-brother has grabbed headlines Column

Kevin Doyle's €155,000 purchase of Altior's half-brother has grabbed headlines

There was drama involving the former Ireland and Premier League footballer at Fairyhouse this week, writes Johnny Ward.

From The42 Apple's Jade stunned as Bacardys claims Lismullen Hurdle win at Navan Racing

Apple's Jade stunned as Bacardys claims Lismullen Hurdle win at Navan

Ballyoisin won the other Grade 2 race of the day at the Meath rack.

From The42 Donn McClean: Saturday's Champion Chase could send ripples through the season Column

Donn McClean: Saturday's Champion Chase could send ripples through the season

One of Ireland’s top racing journalists picks out the horses worth following after Road To Respect’s victory at Down Royal.

From The42 If you cannot afford to pay an odds compiler you shouldn't be laying bets on Irish racing Column

If you cannot afford to pay an odds compiler you shouldn't be laying bets on Irish racing

It is obvious the majority of bookmakers are copying the work of a rival’s odds-compiler, writes Johnny Ward.

From The42 Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners Column

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can be proud of new horse welfare programme for prisoners

The first sod has been turned to begin work on a new facility in Castlerea.

From The42 Superstar Enable will race again in 2020 with Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe a target Back In Action

Superstar Enable will race again in 2020 with Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe a target

Enable was last seen finishing second at Longchamp earlier this month.

From The42 17-year-old Sheridan still pinching himself after seizing his big opportunity at the Curragh Column

17-year-old Sheridan still pinching himself after seizing his big opportunity at the Curragh

The talented apprentice jockey had a landmark win on the Willie Mullins-trained Royal Illusion, writes Donn McClean.

From The42 Johnny Ward: Irish racing can lead the way in drug testing jockeys Positive Signs

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can lead the way in drug testing jockeys

‘There needs to be a greater deterrent and, if we increase the number of tests when we visit a racecourse, it could act as a deterrent,’ says Dr Jennifer Pugh.

From TheJournal.ie Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists Racing

Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists

Irish tourism bodies met with the Irish Greyhound Board to inform them of this decision last Thursday.

From The42 'I never dreamed we would reach a figure like this' - €2.5m raised by Pat Smullen's charity race Great Cause

'I never dreamed we would reach a figure like this' - €2.5m raised by Pat Smullen's charity race

An all-star cast featuring Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were in action at the Curragh last weekend.

From The42 The nights are getting longer, the mornings colder and nothing invites the winter like racing at Dundalk Column

The nights are getting longer, the mornings colder and nothing invites the winter like racing at Dundalk

Geological and Mianna are worth keeping tabs on as racing returns to Dundalk, writes Johnny Ward.

From The42 Johnny Ward: Horses do the talking for shrewd, young trainer Emmet Mullins Next Gen

Johnny Ward: Horses do the talking for shrewd, young trainer Emmet Mullins

This has been an extraordinary year for Mullins and young owner Paul Byrne.

From The42 'We love seeing each other getting winners' - The brothers who dream of becoming champion jockey Humans Of Horse Racing This post contains videos

'We love seeing each other getting winners' - The brothers who dream of becoming champion jockey

In the final episode of Humans of Horse Racing, we meet Tipperary siblings Nathan and Shane Crosse.

From The42 'There's a fair chance you won't see us riding again. It's a special cause for a special person in my life' Charity Race

'There's a fair chance you won't see us riding again. It's a special cause for a special person in my life'

Legends of racing met at Joseph O’Brien’s yard this morning to promote the Pat Smullen Champions Race for Cancer Trials Ireland.

From The42 Leopardstown change race times to avoid clash with All-Ireland football final replay

Leopardstown change race times to avoid clash with All-Ireland football final replay

The Irish Champions weekend takes place on 14-15 September.

From The42 The difference a year makes as Meath-based trainer Lyons wins first £1m Ebor Column

The difference a year makes as Meath-based trainer Lyons wins first £1m Ebor

Having finished fourth in the race 12 months ago, Mustajeer claimed victory in York on Saturday, writes Donn McClean.

From The42 Drama aplenty as race starts four minutes early in Sligo, but result stands Horse Racing

Drama aplenty as race starts four minutes early in Sligo, but result stands

Noel Meade and Sean Flanagan’s Caer won the premature start.

From The42 Cheltenham Champion Hurdle winner could be out for the season after suffering injury Espoir D'Allen

Cheltenham Champion Hurdle winner could be out for the season after suffering injury

The Gavin Cromwell-trained Epsoir D’Allen has suffered the setback.

From The42 Delight for Gordon Elliott as Borice claims thrilling Galway Plate Borice This post contains videos

Delight for Gordon Elliott as Borice claims thrilling Galway Plate

Wednesday’s win was a third in four years for Elliott, who enjoyed success last season with Clarcam.

From The42 Enable shows guts and class to fend off Crystal Ocean and claim King George VI Chase Old Foes

Enable shows guts and class to fend off Crystal Ocean and claim King George VI Chase

The brilliant daughter of Nathaniel showcased her typically immense attitude on Saturday evening.

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.

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