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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# And they're off

All time
Leopardstown able to honour Christmas Festival tickets despite new Covid restrictions
The four-day festival is now completely sold out.
Green light at the Curragh after early inspection
Irish 2,000 Guineas meeting passes inspection
'It's worth nearly €500m to the economy': Taoiseach defends reopening horse racing industry on 8 June
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?
Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, but what else do we need to know?
Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival
There’s plenty to look forward to, away from the National, over the next few days.
Cheltenham Festival, Day 3
The Stayers’ Hurdle was the feature race on the third day of the festival.
Cheltenham Festival, Day 1
Look back at all the action from Prestbury Park.
British racing confirms 'risk-managed' return to action after equine flu breakout
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
Clare and Kerry complete the four teams in action in Munster.
Erasmus and Nienaber officially bid farewell to Munster
Johann van Graan will take over as head coach in the southern province next week.
Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017
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Cheltenham 2017: sign up here to get live results from every race
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Defending champion Jordan Spieth seizes early lead as Lowry gets off to a flyer
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
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
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
A garden snail with a 6-year-old owner overcomes 120 competitors to succeed ‘Sidney’ as world champion.
Mark Your Card: Aintree Day One
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
A little bit confused by all the talk about Cheltenham? Check out our bluffer’s guide to the festival.