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From The42 Weekend tips: Surprise inclusion can prove Too Darn Hot in Irish 2,000 Guineas New Era

Weekend tips: Surprise inclusion can prove Too Darn Hot in Irish 2,000 Guineas

There’s the first Irish Classics of 2019 at the newly-revamped Kildare course, and we throw an eye towards Haydock for the Temple Stakes.

# racing - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Aidan O'Brien's expectations high for Epsom Derby challenge Holy Grail

Aidan O'Brien's expectations high for Epsom Derby challenge

Sir Dragonet is a best-priced 7-2 favourite for the Derby and is set to be joined by a host of stablemates.

# racing - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From The42 O'Brien mops up on Royal Ascot Trials Day, as Russell wins big in France Racing

O'Brien mops up on Royal Ascot Trials Day, as Russell wins big in France

Russell added the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris to his already incredible CV.

# racing - Friday 17 May, 2019

From The42 Weekend tips: Focusing on the action while 'Arma-Giggin' consequences remain far from a dead cert Racing

Weekend tips: Focusing on the action while 'Arma-Giggin' consequences remain far from a dead cert

At the end of a week in which Michael O’Leary revealed plans to scale back his Gigginstown operation, our tipster Thom Malone looks to the immediate future.

# racing - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

From The42 Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice Bowing Out

Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice

The jockey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018.

# racing - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 Raffles rounds off fine week for Henderson as Benie Des Dieux seals Annie Power win Punchestown

Raffles rounds off fine week for Henderson as Benie Des Dieux seals Annie Power win

The big winners on a busy day at Punchestown.

# racing - Friday 3 May, 2019

From The42 Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell Results

Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell

JP McManus’ top-class hurdler reversed the Aintree placings with Supasundae at the Kildare venue.

From The42 Weekend tips: Dettori can clean up with Advertise in the 2000 Guineas Racing

Weekend tips: Dettori can clean up with Advertise in the 2000 Guineas

There’s loads of racing to look forward to over the bank holiday weekend, writes Thom Malone.

# racing - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From The42 Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins Winner Alright This post contains videos

Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins

Chacun Pour Soi stormed to victory in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown.

# racing - Friday 26 April, 2019

From The42 Weekend tips: Present Man a gift with Bryony Frost on board at Sandown Racing

Weekend tips: Present Man a gift with Bryony Frost on board at Sandown

There’s plenty of action this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

From The42 'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours Staying On

'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours

The champion jockey is focused on next week’s Punchestown Festival.

# racing - Sunday 21 April, 2019

From The42 Voix Du Reve leads home a Gold Cup one-two for Willie Mullins at Fairyhouse Easter Festival

Voix Du Reve leads home a Gold Cup one-two for Willie Mullins at Fairyhouse

Meanwhile, Honeysuckle provided Rachael Blackmore with a first Irish Grade 1 victory.

# racing - Friday 19 April, 2019

Weekend tips: Benny is a friend of yours and Orr's dedication to pay dividends in Cork

Away from Fairyhouse there are plenty of punting opportunities this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

# racing - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From The42 Last year's winner Elliott aiming to break his own record and run 14 in Irish Grand National Fairyhouse

Last year's winner Elliott aiming to break his own record and run 14 in Irish Grand National

General Principle will be attempting to become the first back-to-back winner of the Fairyhouse event since 1976.

From The42 Magical's mystery tour: it'll be interesting to see where Aidan O'Brien's star goes now Flat Out

Magical's mystery tour: it'll be interesting to see where Aidan O'Brien's star goes now

The filly was very impressive at Naas, Donn McClean writes.

# racing - Thursday 11 April, 2019

From The42 Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month Chasing Glory

Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month

Al Boum Photo chases more glory at the festival next month.

# racing - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From The42 'It’s all downhill from here' - Joseph O'Brien on making his own way in the training game and early success Next Gen

# racing - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 Donn McClean: Where were you when Tiger Roll claimed a piece of racing history? Liverpool Wrap

Donn McClean: Where were you when Tiger Roll claimed a piece of racing history?

The Gordon Elliott-trained horse proved he has the Aintree track figured out.

From The42 Appreciating every day and trying to work Racing TV: visiting Aidan O’Brien's Ballydoyle yard Maestro

Appreciating every day and trying to work Racing TV: visiting Aidan O’Brien's Ballydoyle yard

The legendary trainer laid out his life philosophy when we called to his famous Tipperary base.

# racing - Saturday 6 April, 2019

From The42 Narrowing the field ahead of the Grand National Racing

Narrowing the field ahead of the Grand National

Thom Malone runs through the card ahead of the Aintree showpiece.

# racing - Friday 5 April, 2019

From The42 Weekend tips: Madhmoon rising at Leopardstown this weekend Racing

Weekend tips: Madhmoon rising at Leopardstown this weekend

There’s plenty going on away from the big one this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

From The42 Trends to pick the Grand National winner... or at least narrow it down Stick A Pin In It

Trends to pick the Grand National winner... or at least narrow it down

Come on, Divorce Referendum!

# racing - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 Victory for Ruby as Kemboy back to winning ways with brilliant Aintree display in Betway Bowl Number One

Victory for Ruby as Kemboy back to winning ways with brilliant Aintree display in Betway Bowl

After the Cheltenham Gold Cup disappointment, Kemboy bounced back in style today.

From The42 We've got 3 expert tips to consider for Grand National Day at Aintree Racing

We've got 3 expert tips to consider for Grand National Day at Aintree

Look ahead to the big one by reading Thom Malone’s thoughts in Heed Your Hunch.

From The42 Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival And They're Off

Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival

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

# racing - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 Donn McClean: A good day for Willie Mullins as Breaken shows class on long-awaited return Column

Donn McClean: A good day for Willie Mullins as Breaken shows class on long-awaited return

Burrows Saint and Robin Des Foret also gave the Carlow trainer a 1-2 in the feature race in Limerick over the weekend.

From The42 3 expert tips for the opening day of the Aintree Festival Tips

3 expert tips for the opening day of the Aintree Festival

Heed Your Hunch is back as Thom Malone takes us through Thursday’s big races.

# racing - Monday 1 April, 2019

From The42 Irish jockey retires on medical advice after suffering injuries in a fall in January Time To Go

Irish jockey retires on medical advice after suffering injuries in a fall in January

Fran Berry was injured while racing at Wolverhampton in January.

# racing - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 Leinster will welcome Toulouse to Dublin in the Champions Cup semi-finals CONFIRMED

Leinster will welcome Toulouse to Dublin in the Champions Cup semi-finals

The French side won a thrilling quarter-final against Racing 92 despite playing 55 minutes with 14 players.

# racing - Saturday 30 March, 2019

From The42 We've found the cure in feature race, it's Medicine Racing

We've found the cure in feature race, it's Medicine

Listed races like these at tracks like Navan will be Medicine Jack’s bread and butter.

# racing - Friday 29 March, 2019

From The42 Weekend tips: history against Tiger Roll as punters eye Aintree Racing

Weekend tips: history against Tiger Roll as punters eye Aintree

‘The Lincoln handicap starts the British flat turf season at Doncaster tomorrow, but the race in Liverpool next week will dominate the public imagination,’ writes Thom Malone.

# racing - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From The42 'There were definitely hard times': The valuable life lessons Katie Walsh learned as a jockey Racing This post contains videos

'There were definitely hard times': The valuable life lessons Katie Walsh learned as a jockey

Now retired, the Irish sporting hero opens up in the latest episode of Humans of Horse Racing.

# racing - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

From The42 Presenting Percy 'lame as a duck' after Gold Cup and ruled out for the season Update

Presenting Percy 'lame as a duck' after Gold Cup and ruled out for the season

‘The prognosis is better than first feared,’ said owner Philip Reynolds.

# racing - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Weekend tips: Day One of Flat season brings new opportunities Grand Stretch

Weekend tips: Day One of Flat season brings new opportunities

Sea the Stars’ son Karawaan can make an impression this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

From The42 Johnny Ward column: new alliances, new racetracks and Kevin Prendergast Flat Out

Johnny Ward column: new alliances, new racetracks and Kevin Prendergast

There’s plenty to get excited about as the flat season gets going.

# racing - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham hero Bryony Frost out of the Grand National Bad Fall

Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham hero Bryony Frost out of the Grand National

The 23-year-old jockey won’t be fit to ride at Aintree on 6 April.

From The42 5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival Keep An Eye On

5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival

Klassical Dream, A Plus Tard, Delta Work, City Island and Minella Indo are all worth watching.

# racing - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 Hamilton snatches pole position for Australian Grand Prix F1

Hamilton snatches pole position for Australian Grand Prix

The Briton clocked a fastest lap of 1.20.486 to narrowly pip team-mate Valtteri Bottas.

# racing - Friday 15 March, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4 Road To Gold

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 4

It’s Gold Cup day in the Cotswolds as the action draws to a close.

From The42 QUIZ: Which type of horse racing fan are you? Quiz

QUIZ: Which type of horse racing fan are you?

You’ll find a variety of different characters at this year’s Punchestown Festival.

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