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# and-theyre-off - Last year 2021

Leopardstown able to honour Christmas Festival tickets despite new Covid restrictions
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Leopardstown able to honour Christmas Festival tickets despite new Covid restrictions

Dec 20th 2021, 1:07 PM 3,859 Views 0 Comments

The four-day festival is now completely sold out.

Green light at the Curragh after early inspection
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Green light at the Curragh after early inspection

May 22nd 2021, 9:44 AM 1,467 Views 0 Comments

Irish 2,000 Guineas meeting passes inspection

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'It's worth nearly €500m to the economy': Taoiseach defends reopening horse racing industry on 8 June
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'It's worth nearly €500m to the economy': Taoiseach defends reopening horse racing industry on 8 June

May 15th 2020, 5:40 PM 37,245 Views 55 Comments

Varadkar said the horse racing industry here needed to be aligned with what was happening in countries like France and the UK.

Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?
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Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:01 PM 22,721 Views 15 Comments

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, but what else do we need to know?

Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival
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Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival

Apr 4th 2019, 10:51 AM 4,690 Views 0 Comments

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

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3 From The42
Live Mar 14th 2019, 1:00 PM

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1 From The42
Live Mar 12th 2019, 3:00 PM

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1

British racing confirms 'risk-managed' return to action after equine flu breakout
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British racing confirms 'risk-managed' return to action after equine flu breakout

Feb 12th 2019, 12:06 AM 2,535 Views 1 Comment

After consultations with its veterinary committee, the BHA confirmed racing in Britain will resume on Wednesday.

Munster hurling champions Cork to begin pre-season with late December tie against Limerick
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Munster hurling champions Cork to begin pre-season with late December tie against Limerick

Dec 11th 2017, 3:19 PM 7,714 Views 3 Comments

Clare and Kerry complete the four teams in action in Munster.

Erasmus and Nienaber officially bid farewell to Munster
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Erasmus and Nienaber officially bid farewell to Munster

Updated Nov 13th 2017, 8:33 PM 10,694 Views 10 Comments

Johann van Graan will take over as head coach in the southern province next week.

As it happened: Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017 From The42
Live Mar 14th 2017, 1:00 PM

As it happened: Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017

Cheltenham 2017: sign up here to get live results from every race
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Cheltenham 2017: sign up here to get live results from every race

Mar 14th 2017, 12:00 PM 18,454 Views 6 Comments

We’ve got your back this week.

Defending champion Jordan Spieth seizes early lead as Lowry gets off to a flyer
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Defending champion Jordan Spieth seizes early lead as Lowry gets off to a flyer

Apr 7th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,309 Views 2 Comments

The Irishman has birdied four of his first seven holes.

You can tune into a new horse racing radio station that's been set up in the Curragh
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You can tune into a new horse racing radio station that's been set up in the Curragh

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:40 AM 7,582 Views 0 Comments

Based in Newbridge, Racing FM provides live broadcasts of all horse racing across Ireland and Britain.

The 8 types of people you will meet at the Christmas races
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The 8 types of people you will meet at the Christmas races

Dec 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,626 Views 0 Comments

Lads in suits, ladies in inappropriate footwear and auld fellas that wish you would all just go away — here’s a guide to some of the characters you will meet.

Aptly-named 'Zoomer' takes world Snail Racing crown
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Aptly-named 'Zoomer' takes world Snail Racing crown

Jul 17th 2011, 2:30 PM 304 Views 1 Comment

A garden snail with a 6-year-old owner overcomes 120 competitors to succeed ‘Sidney’ as world champion.

Mark Your Card: Aintree Day One
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Mark Your Card: Aintree Day One

Apr 7th 2011, 10:23 AM 530 Views 1 Comment

Fresh from a successful four days in the Cotswolds, Mark Hobbs is back to preview the first day of the Grand National meeting.

A Bluffer’s Guide to… the Cheltenham Festival
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A Bluffer’s Guide to… the Cheltenham Festival

Mar 15th 2011, 8:37 AM 632 Views 0 Comments

A little bit confused by all the talk about Cheltenham? Check out our bluffer’s guide to the festival.