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# and-theyre-off - Friday 15 May, 2020

'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 37,096 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.

# and-theyre-off - Saturday 2 November, 2019

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 22,674 Views 15 Comments

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

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 4 April, 2019

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 4,665 Views 0 Comments

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

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 14 March, 2019

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3
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As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

Mar 14th 2019, 1:00 PM 20,229 Views 8 Comments

The Stayers’ Hurdle was the feature race on the third day of the festival.

# and-theyre-off - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1
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As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1

Mar 12th 2019, 3:00 PM 53,188 Views 7 Comments

Look back at all the action from Prestbury Park.

# and-theyre-off - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

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 2,519 Views 1 Comment

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

# and-theyre-off - Monday 11 December, 2017

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 7,665 Views 3 Comments

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

# and-theyre-off - Monday 13 November, 2017

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 10,666 Views 10 Comments

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

# and-theyre-off - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

As it happened: Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017
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As it happened: Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017

Mar 14th 2017, 1:00 PM 99,313 Views 4 Comments

We kept track of all the action here.

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 18,427 Views 6 Comments

We’ve got your back this week.

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 7 April, 2016

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 18,279 Views 2 Comments

The Irishman has birdied four of his first seven holes.

# and-theyre-off - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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 7,370 Views 0 Comments

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

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 26 December, 2013

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 2,579 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.

# and-theyre-off - Sunday 17 July, 2011

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 290 Views 1 Comment

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 17th 2011, 8:58 AM 1,603 Views 9 Comments

Nine things to know this morning: Rehn backs us on the bailout, early details of the next Budget, and the high-octane thrills of snail racing…

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 7 April, 2011

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

Apr 7th 2011, 10:23 AM 499 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.

# and-theyre-off - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

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 606 Views 0 Comments

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