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#Racing

# racing - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Expert view: How you should view these 5 Cheltenham favourites Festival Season

Expert view: How you should view these 5 Cheltenham favourites

Donn McClean runs the rule over Altior, Paisley Park, A Plus Tard, Champ and Envoi Allen as race week approaches.

# racing - Monday 24 February, 2020

From The42 'I'd often look to the heavens and say, 'Give us a dig out here Dad if you can' - Clare hurling to Cheltenham hopes Brian Mcmahon

'I'd often look to the heavens and say, 'Give us a dig out here Dad if you can' - Clare hurling to Cheltenham hopes

Trainer Brian McMahon won an All-Ireland minor medal with Clare in 1997 and is hoping for Cheltenham challenges next month.

# racing - Thursday 20 February, 2020

From The42 Magic Cheltenham memories as Power gets set this year with contenders for Harrington and Tizzard Power Up

Magic Cheltenham memories as Power gets set this year with contenders for Harrington and Tizzard

Donn McClean chats with jockey Robbie Power on his big hopes for the 2020 Cheltenham Festival next month.

# racing - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

The disarming genius Mullins, chats about Faugheen over pints and the change from Ruby to Townend

Willie Mullins has so many big names, horses and owners, yet he nearly always seems to get his way.

From The42 2018 winner ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup due to injury Native River

2018 winner ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup due to injury

Native River will miss the marquee race next month.

From The42 De Bromhead in no rush to commit to Honeysuckle target Cheltenham Festival

De Bromhead in no rush to commit to Honeysuckle target

Champion Hurdle or Mares’ Hurdle await for the unbeaten six-year-old.

# racing - Sunday 16 February, 2020

From The42 Tiger Roll delights Gordon Elliott on Navan return while Cracking Smart first Boyne Hurdle

Tiger Roll delights Gordon Elliott on Navan return while Cracking Smart first

The Grand National hero raced with real enthusiasm for fifth in Boyne Hurdle comeback.

# racing - Saturday 15 February, 2020

From The42 Cyrname’s safe return is ‘biggest winner of the day’ for Nicholls after heavy fall Ascot

Cyrname’s safe return is ‘biggest winner of the day’ for Nicholls after heavy fall

The 4-11 favourite was well beaten when he crashed out at the last.

# racing - Friday 14 February, 2020

From The42 Let the Tiger roar: History likely to weigh heavy on racing's most perplexing success story Racing

Let the Tiger roar: History likely to weigh heavy on racing's most perplexing success story

The handicapper has done Tiger Roar and Gigginstown no favours ahead of another Grand National bid, writes Johnny Ward.

# racing - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

From The42 Racing cancelled at Punchestown after heavy snowfall Called Off

Racing cancelled at Punchestown after heavy snowfall

It is the latest sporting event to be cancelled in the past few days.

# racing - Sunday 9 February, 2020

From The42 Racing criticise 'ludicrous' and 'grotesque' decision to only fine Saracens Anger

Racing criticise 'ludicrous' and 'grotesque' decision to only fine Saracens

The French club are not happy.

# racing - Friday 7 February, 2020

From The42 Weight and see: Michael O'Leary hoping handicapper gives Tiger Roll a fair shot at history Roll On

Weight and see: Michael O'Leary hoping handicapper gives Tiger Roll a fair shot at history

The Gigginstown boss will be awaiting the decision with interest, writes Johnny Ward.

# racing - Monday 3 February, 2020

From The42 Kennedy will miss Cheltenham due to leg injury in race after winning Irish Gold Cup Joy And Despair

Kennedy will miss Cheltenham due to leg injury in race after winning Irish Gold Cup

Kennedy suffered the injury in the next race after he had celebrated Delta Work’s success.

# racing - Thursday 16 January, 2020

From The42 Young Limerick jockey McNamara enjoying hot streak Column

Young Limerick jockey McNamara enjoying hot streak

Having claimed a first win for his father in 2018, Conor has had sustained success with Gavin Cromwell of late, writes Donn McClean.

# racing - Monday 13 January, 2020

From The42 Van Graan's Munster must find the quality to close gap on Europe's very best Trailing

Van Graan's Munster must find the quality to close gap on Europe's very best

‘We always want to improve our squad and our team,’ said Munster boss Johann van Graan.

From The42 Today's racing at Punchestown cancelled due to 'safety concerns' amid storm Called Off

Today's racing at Punchestown cancelled due to 'safety concerns' amid storm

The entire country is under a Status Orange alert as Storm Brendan hits.

# racing - Sunday 12 January, 2020

From The42 Munster's European campaign all but over as Racing finish over the top in Paris Down And Out

Munster's European campaign all but over as Racing finish over the top in Paris

Johann van Graan’s men were blown away in the final 10 minutes after an even contest.

# racing - Monday 6 January, 2020

From The42 Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing Hurdles

Van Graan asks for patience as Munster regroup for 'knockout' clash with Racing

With a new system to bed in, Johann van Graan laments that he has not been able to maintain a consistent starting XV.

# racing - Friday 3 January, 2020

From The42 Johnny Ward: Cheltenham should be careful what it wishes for with five-day debate Column

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham should be careful what it wishes for with five-day debate

Our columnist on the prospect of change for the March racing showpiece.

# racing - Thursday 2 January, 2020

From The42 If it ain't broke: Al Boum Photo setting out Gold Cup stall Picture Perfect

If it ain't broke: Al Boum Photo setting out Gold Cup stall

‘History tells you that it’s not easy to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup more than once,’ writes Donn McClean.

# racing - Saturday 28 December, 2019

From The42 Delta Work leaves it late to clinch Savill's Chase thriller at Leopardstown Racing

Delta Work leaves it late to clinch Savill's Chase thriller at Leopardstown

Monalee was beaten into second.

# racing - Friday 27 December, 2019

From The42 Johnny Ward: Bull roars to dramatic victory in festive Leopardstown test Column

Johnny Ward: Bull roars to dramatic victory in festive Leopardstown test

There was a memorable soundtrack as Jack Kennedy took the main prize on Day 2 of the Christmas Festival.

From The42 Davy Russell lands feature race at Limerick and Welsh Grand National sees home winner Racing

Davy Russell lands feature race at Limerick and Welsh Grand National sees home winner

Fury Road won the main race at Limerick while Potters Corner triumphed at Chepstow.

# racing - Thursday 26 December, 2019

From The42 Faugheen produces Christmas magic in Limerick The Machine This post contains videos

Faugheen produces Christmas magic in Limerick

The 11-year-old registered his 11th Grade One victory and a first over fences.

# racing - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

King George still fascinating despite Altior's likely absence

Nicky Henderson’s horse would have brought an extra dimension to the race, writes Donn McClean.

# racing - Sunday 15 December, 2019

From The42 Elliott's favourite Andy Dufresne is upset at Navan Racing

Elliott's favourite Andy Dufresne is upset at Navan

A surprise victory for Latest Exhibition with Bryan Cooper on board.

# racing - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 What impact will Brexit have on horse racing? Column

What impact will Brexit have on horse racing?

These are interesting times.

# racing - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From The42 The Champion Hurdle is a blurred picture for now, but it's an intriguing one Column

The Champion Hurdle is a blurred picture for now, but it's an intriguing one

It will gradually come into focus as the season rolls along, writes Donn McClean.

# racing - Monday 2 December, 2019

From The42 Two Irish jockeys test positive for cocaine Drug Use

Two Irish jockeys test positive for cocaine

David Simmonson and Cian Cullinan have received bans from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board.

# racing - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

From The42 Kemboy cleared to race again following owner's Horse Racing Ireland ban Eligible

Kemboy cleared to race again following owner's Horse Racing Ireland ban

The Cheltenham Gold Cup contender will feature in the Savills Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas after today’s decision.

# racing - Sunday 24 November, 2019

From The42 'We're a club that doesn’t know how to give up' - Van Graan takes the two points Honours Even

'We're a club that doesn’t know how to give up' - Van Graan takes the two points

Munster now face into back-to-back ties with Saracens in Europe.

# racing - Saturday 23 November, 2019

From The42 Late JJ drop-goal slips wide as Russell inspires Racing to draw in Limerick Shared Spoils

Late JJ drop-goal slips wide as Russell inspires Racing to draw in Limerick

Johann van Graan’s men nearly grabbed a late, late win at Thomond Park.

# racing - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

From The42 Analysis: Vakatawa and Ringrose's lines cleverly exploit off-guard defences Hidden

Analysis: Vakatawa and Ringrose's lines cleverly exploit off-guard defences

The Racing centre was in devastating form in his side’s big win over Saracens last weekend.

From The42 Donn McClean: Altior and Cyrname set for fascinating showdown this weekend Column

Donn McClean: Altior and Cyrname set for fascinating showdown this weekend

The highly-rated steeplechasers will face off in the Christy 1965 Chase at Ascot on Saturday.

# racing - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

From The42 Hanrahan returns to Munster training ahead of huge clash with Racing Injury Update

Hanrahan returns to Munster training ahead of huge clash with Racing

Meanwhile, Stephen Larkham paid tribute to Alby Mathewson ahead of his departure.

From The42 Zebo set for 'special occasion' on return to Thomond Park to face Munster Homecoming

Zebo set for 'special occasion' on return to Thomond Park to face Munster

The Racing 92 man is hopeful new Ireland boss Andy Farrell will call him up to the national squad.

# racing - Saturday 16 November, 2019

From The42 Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier Horse Racing

Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier

The 2015 Champion Hurdle Winner got off to a winning start over fences.

# racing - Friday 15 November, 2019

From The42 Kevin Doyle's €155,000 purchase of Altior's half-brother has grabbed headlines Column

Kevin Doyle's €155,000 purchase of Altior's half-brother has grabbed headlines

There was drama involving the former Ireland and Premier League footballer at Fairyhouse this week, writes Johnny Ward.

# racing - Sunday 10 November, 2019

From The42 Apple's Jade stunned as Bacardys claims Lismullen Hurdle win at Navan Racing

Apple's Jade stunned as Bacardys claims Lismullen Hurdle win at Navan

Ballyoisin won the other Grade 2 race of the day at the Meath rack.

# racing - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

From The42 Donn McClean: Saturday's Champion Chase could send ripples through the season Column

Donn McClean: Saturday's Champion Chase could send ripples through the season

One of Ireland’s top racing journalists picks out the horses worth following after Road To Respect’s victory at Down Royal.

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