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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C


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# Whip Hand
Trials day in Cheltenham as punters seek clearer picture
Cheltenham’s card has just survived an inspection and there’ll be plenty to glean from today’s action ahead of the March festival.
# Cheltenham
Pandorama out of Hennessy but Cheltenham Gold Cup bid in the balance
Pandorama set-back may not be as bad as initially feared.
# Whip Hand
The social network: you can own part of a horse as top trainer includes fans on Facebook
Henry de Bromhead tells Mark Hobbs about his innovative plan to use Facebook to include racing fans in horse ownership and training.
# Flutter
Fascinating weekend as Cheltenham-bound stars aim to stake their claims
Mark Hobbs previews a busy weekend of action on both sides of the Irish Sea.
# Horses
Fairyhouse switch meetings
Remedial work on the inside track continues at track.
# Set-back
Dunguib out of Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown
Hurricane Fly shortens to 1-2 favourite after latest set-back for Dunguib.
# Racing
Sizing Europe to miss King George
Trainer Henry de Bromhead won’t risk upsetting nine-year-old with trip to Kempton.
Psycho on the prowl in Thurles
Tony Martin hopeful that Psycho can shine in Tipperary tomorrow.
# Leapordstown
AP McCoy set for Newbury test after Leopardstown injury
Jockey hurt his wrist at Leopardstown today.
# Brrr
Leopardstown St Stephen's Day meeting postponed
Bad news for racing fans.
# Brrr
Leopardstown's Christmas racing is threatened by adverse weather
Conditions need to improve quickly if we’re going to get any racing at Christmas.
# Honour
Tony McCoy wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year award
Darts legend Phil Taylor comes second while athlete Jessica Ennis is third.
# Fairyhouse
Fly leads big race treble on mixed day for Mullins
Willie Mullins was centrestage at the Co Meath racecourse today.
# Courts
Man jailed for killing young jockeys
Man started fire after being refused entry to a party at young jockeys’ flat.
# Hearing
Are you sitting comfortably? Aidan O'Brien facing wait for punishment decision
The Ballydoyle trainer is in hot water after ‘the Cape Blanco affair’.
# Snow Patrol
More top-class racing cards rescheduled
Fairyhouse and Punchestown meetings moved again as bad weather continues.
# The Morning Score
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Trap takes a hit on his wages, a Cats legend bows out and there’s major changes afoot for one Irish rugby province.
# Snow Patrol
The big freeze: Thursday's Fairyhouse card cancelled
Racing schedule is frozen out by poor conditions.
# Rite Stuff
Weld makes decision on Rite Of Passage future
To hurdle or not to hurdle, is the question for renowned trainer.
# The Morning Score
The Morning Score: Thursday
Little to take from a defeat with Norway, Kidney likely to cause debate with surprising team selection and one Irishman is off to a flier in Hong Kong.
# In the running
Smullen out of contention for Murtagh job
Coolmore have to look elsewhere for no 1 jockey.
# Legend
Death of racing legend Paddy Mullins
Racing world mourns passing of great.
# Melbourne Cup
Sans Frontieres out of Melbourne Cup
Jeremy Nozeda-owned four year-old withdrawn from Melbourne Cup.
# Breeder's Cup
Workforce trainers to decide over inclusion after Arc run
Epsom Winner could be headed stateside after win in Longchamp.
# Champions' Day
Major revamp for Ascot as hosting of Champions' Day confirmed
Champions’ Day moves from Newmarket to Ascot to become Britain’s Richest Race.
# Ayr Gold Cup
Dettori wins Ayr Gold Cup
Second Ayr Gold Cup win in a row on board Dandy Nicholls-trained Redford.
# Bad luck
Davy Russell fails breath test... apparently because of mouth wash
Is this the unluckiest day in Irish sporting history?
# Sariska
Like having “a Ferrari but with no keys”.
Sariska’s refusal to race leads to early retirement.
# Awzaan
Future of Awzaan still uncertain
Four-month layoff could be resumed, despite brief comeback at Haydock.