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#the Curragh

Lucky Vega gives Jessie Harrington Group 1 glory at the Curragh
# Phoenix Stakes
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# Phoenix Stakes

Lucky Vega gives Jessie Harrington Group 1 glory at the Curragh

Aug 9th 2020, 6:09 PM 4,273 Views 2 Comments

Young star wins Phoenix Stakes in the hands of Shane Foley.

Lemista puts gloss on fine weekend for Ger Lyons and Colin Keane
# The Curragh
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# The Curragh

Lemista puts gloss on fine weekend for Ger Lyons and Colin Keane

Jul 19th 2020, 6:05 PM 2,105 Views 0 Comments

Chris Hayes won the Airlie Stud Stakes on Aloha Star, while A’Ali won the Sapphire Stakes.

Another big win for Ger Lyons as Even So claims the Irish Oaks
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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 2,831 Views 3 Comments

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

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical makes effortless return with Pretty Polly Stakes triumph
# Wet And Windy
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# Wet And Windy

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical makes effortless return with Pretty Polly Stakes triumph

Jun 28th 2020, 6:07 PM 2,145 Views 3 Comments

Star mare back with a bang at the Curragh.

Favourite Santiago gives O'Brien 14th Irish Derby success
# Horse Racing
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# Horse Racing

Favourite Santiago gives O'Brien 14th Irish Derby success

Jun 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 4,495 Views 8 Comments

It was jockey Heffernan’s fourth Irish Derby triumph, all coming for Aidan O’Brien.

Townend gets the season off to winning start with Aramon
# Tipp Top
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# Tipp Top

Townend gets the season off to winning start with Aramon

Jun 26th 2020, 8:20 PM 2,550 Views 0 Comments

At the Curragh, both Wayne Lordan and Joseph O’Brien warmed up for tomorrow’s Irish Derby with a treble apiece.

Siskin soars to deliver maiden Classic triumph for Lyons/Keane tandem
# The Curragh
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# The Curragh

Siskin soars to deliver maiden Classic triumph for Lyons/Keane tandem

Jun 12th 2020, 7:49 PM 3,385 Views 4 Comments

Vatican City finished second in the Curragh.

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

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

Oct 15th 2019, 12:46 PM 4,292 Views 1 Comment

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

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback
# Treatment
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# Treatment

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback

Aug 22nd 2019, 3:00 PM 9,023 Views 5 Comments

The Offaly man has withdrawn from his charity race at the Curragh next month.

O'Brien confirms Arizona on course to challenge Siskin for Phoenix Stakes
# Rivalry
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# Rivalry

O'Brien confirms Arizona on course to challenge Siskin for Phoenix Stakes

Aug 6th 2019, 8:17 PM 3,357 Views 5 Comments

O’Brien could run as many as four of his finest at The Curragh.

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

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

Jul 21st 2019, 7:16 PM 3,080 Views 1 Comment

Declan McDonagh guided the filly to victory on Sunday afternoon.

Hermosa reasserts her star quality in dominant Irish Guineas victory
# Peerless
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# Peerless

Hermosa reasserts her star quality in dominant Irish Guineas victory

May 28th 2019, 4:22 PM 2,385 Views 0 Comments

Donn McClean reflects on a busy weekend of racing action at The Curragh.

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

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

May 24th 2019, 4:27 PM 2,736 Views 0 Comments

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.

Magical day for Aidan O'Brien at the new-look Curragh
# Bank Holiday Racing
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# Bank Holiday Racing

Magical day for Aidan O'Brien at the new-look Curragh

May 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 7,313 Views 1 Comment

The Kildare course hosted its first day of racing since an €80 million redevelopment on Bank Holiday Monday.

Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh
# Curtain Raiser
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# Curtain Raiser

Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh

May 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,459 Views 0 Comments

Racing fans will get a first glimpse of the Kildare venue’s multi-million Euro redevelopment today.

Johnny Ward: 'Mesmerising' Curragh redevelopment gives Flat racing a home to be proud of
# Straight I Will Repair...
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# Straight I Will Repair...

Johnny Ward: 'Mesmerising' Curragh redevelopment gives Flat racing a home to be proud of

Apr 19th 2019, 3:43 PM 5,924 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward pays a visit to the redeveloped track ahead of its opening meeting on 6 May.

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'
# Inspiring
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# Inspiring

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 20,925 Views 2 Comments

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

Enable completes Oaks double with scintillating performance at the Curragh
# Irish Oaks
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# Irish Oaks

Enable completes Oaks double with scintillating performance at the Curragh

Jul 15th 2017, 6:17 PM 3,235 Views 7 Comments

John Gosden’s filly becomes only the fifth horse to do Oaks double in last 20 years.

Aidan O'Brien rounds off the weekend with another Classic double
# Ballydoyle
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# Ballydoyle

Aidan O'Brien rounds off the weekend with another Classic double

May 28th 2017, 4:54 PM 3,606 Views 1 Comment

Winter romped home in the Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

Churchill claims the Irish 2,000 Guineas to make it a double
# Winner Alright
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# Winner Alright

Churchill claims the Irish 2,000 Guineas to make it a double

May 27th 2017, 4:44 PM 3,142 Views 0 Comments

The odds-on favourite delivered at the Curragh today.

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home?
# How's She Cuttin'?
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# How's She Cuttin'?

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home?

May 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 4,373 Views 0 Comments

We caught up with Shane Webb, one of the groundsmen at The Curragh, to find out the science behind the well-kept ground.

Mark Enright: Limerick jockey on life, depression, and his return to horse racing
# Ride On
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# Ride On

Mark Enright: Limerick jockey on life, depression, and his return to horse racing

Dec 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,294 Views 4 Comments

Enright spoke about the constant tiredness and how he fought his way back from “the point of no return”.

O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven
# Classic Hit
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# Classic Hit

O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven

Jul 16th 2016, 6:37 PM 3,969 Views 1 Comment

Even Song never got going and Seamie Heffernan made the most of his opportunity.

Jet Setting stuns Aidan O'Brien's Minding to land 1,000 Guineas
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# The Curragh

Jet Setting stuns Aidan O'Brien's Minding to land 1,000 Guineas

May 22nd 2016, 2:29 PM 4,005 Views 2 Comments

Winner was supplemented into the race on Monday at a cost of €30,000.

Michael Owen's classic-winning horse put down after Curragh incident
# RIP
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# RIP

Michael Owen's classic-winning horse put down after Curragh incident

Sep 13th 2015, 6:43 PM 8,007 Views 13 Comments

Brown Panther was second in the Irish St Leger when he suffered fatal injuries.

10 facts to impress your mates ahead of the 150th Irish Derby
# The Knowledge
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# The Knowledge

10 facts to impress your mates ahead of the 150th Irish Derby

Jun 27th 2015, 1:20 PM 5,785 Views 3 Comments

The Irish Derby will take place at the Curragh this afternoon.

Taxi hijacked at gunpoint by hooded men
# The Curragh
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# The Curragh

Taxi hijacked at gunpoint by hooded men

Jun 6th 2015, 1:54 PM 15,418 Views 31 Comments

The incident occurred at 3.30am today.

Defence Forces investigating after 'barbed wire tied around soldier's feet'
# Curragh Camp
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# Curragh Camp

Defence Forces investigating after 'barbed wire tied around soldier's feet'

Nov 13th 2014, 1:35 PM 27,683 Views 45 Comments

Military police are investigating the incident.

Michael Owen's horse was a shock winner of today's big race at the Curragh
# Champions Weekend
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# Champions Weekend

Michael Owen's horse was a shock winner of today's big race at the Curragh

Sep 14th 2014, 8:09 PM 9,880 Views 3 Comments

The inaugural Irish Champions Weekend wasn’t a whole pile of fun for Aidan O’Brien and the Ballydoyle folk.

Day at the Races: How do jockeys choose their bright colours?
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# Sponsored By HRI

Day at the Races: How do jockeys choose their bright colours?

Jul 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 27,737 Views 9 Comments

Your guide to getting the most out of the Races.

Australia dashes to double Derby success at The Curragh
# Fair Dinkum
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# Fair Dinkum

Australia dashes to double Derby success at The Curragh

Jun 28th 2014, 6:25 PM 3,347 Views 5 Comments

Joseph O’Brien held the heavy favourite back until the lengthy, closing straight.

Kingman rules in Irish 2000 Guineas
# Racing
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# Racing

Kingman rules in Irish 2000 Guineas

May 24th 2014, 4:55 PM 1,542 Views 0 Comments

Ridden by James Doyle he powered past Shifting Power in the final furlong.

Two men arrested after grow house discovered in Kildare
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Two men arrested after grow house discovered in Kildare

Feb 21st 2014, 10:00 AM 11,869 Views 41 Comments

Two men in their 20s were arrested at the scene.

Samitar puts rivals to the sword in Irish 1000
# Racing
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# Racing

Samitar puts rivals to the sword in Irish 1000

May 27th 2012, 6:26 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

Mick Channon trained Samitar to his first win in a classic.

Mark your Card: Your best bets for the weekend's racing
# Starter's Orders
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# Starter's Orders

Mark your Card: Your best bets for the weekend's racing

Aug 6th 2011, 12:47 PM 83 Views 0 Comments

We’re off to the Curragh tomorrow for the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes.

Mark Your Card: Irish Oaks day at the Curragh
# Starter's Orders
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# Starter's Orders

Mark Your Card: Irish Oaks day at the Curragh

Jul 17th 2011, 10:07 AM 204 Views 0 Comments

This afternoon’s Irish Classic is wide open, but we think we might have found a little bit of value.

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
# Couch Potato
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# Couch Potato

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

Jun 24th 2011, 2:37 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

It’s raining and the GAA schedule – amongst others – is packed. Here’s everything you need to know for a weekend in front of the telly.