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# racing - Yesterday’s News

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics
# Title Race
From The42
# Title Race

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics

7 hours ago 3,759 Views 4 Comments

Blackmore is closing in on leader Paul Townend in the race to become Champion Jockey.

# racing - Saturday 10 April, 2021

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times

Sat 5:28 PM 61,261 Views 49 Comments

More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.

Thyme Hill wins thrilling Stayers Hurdle and Shishkin stays unbeaten over fences with Aintree strike
# Aintree
From The42
# Aintree

Thyme Hill wins thrilling Stayers Hurdle and Shishkin stays unbeaten over fences with Aintree strike

Updated Sat 4:29 PM 1,982 Views 0 Comments

My Drogo took his winning run to four with a most convincing performance in the Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle.

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular
# Grand Designs
From The42
# Grand Designs

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular

Sat 9:44 AM 2,529 Views 1 Comment

World’s greatest steeplechase is back, but taking place behind closed doors for the first time

# racing - Friday 9 April, 2021

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport

Fri 7:30 AM 8,281 Views 5 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into.

# racing - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Aintree delight as Alex Ferguson celebrates Grade One treble
# Fergie Time
From The42
# Fergie Time

Aintree delight as Alex Ferguson celebrates Grade One treble

Thu 3:43 PM 8,046 Views 3 Comments

There was victory in the Betway Bowl Chase for Clan Des Obeaux, with Tiger Roll having to settle for fourth.

# racing - Monday 5 April, 2021

'It's a rags to riches story with the price tag, we're out in Abu Dhabi and it's the trainer's first Grade 1 winner'
# Skyace
From The42
# Skyace

'It's a rags to riches story with the price tag, we're out in Abu Dhabi and it's the trainer's first Grade 1 winner'

Apr 5th 2021, 8:50 PM 41,632 Views 11 Comments

Skyace cost £600 but the Abu Dhabi-based Irish owners celebrated a Grade 1 winner yesterday in Fairyhouse.

150-1 winner of Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as Freewheelin Dylan storms to glory
# Shock Success
From The42
# Shock Success

150-1 winner of Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as Freewheelin Dylan storms to glory

Apr 5th 2021, 5:30 PM 39,705 Views 31 Comments

Huge outsider proves unstoppable at Fairyhouse under inspired Ricky Doyle.

Townend ruled out of Irish Grand National day after suffering foot injury
# Out Of Action
From The42
# Out Of Action

Townend ruled out of Irish Grand National day after suffering foot injury

Apr 5th 2021, 12:05 PM 3,489 Views 1 Comment

Jockey awaiting scans on foot injury.

'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'
# Barry Geraghty
From The42
# Barry Geraghty

'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'

Apr 5th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,518 Views 1 Comment

Retired star jockey Barry Geraghty reflects on his memories of Irish and Aintree Grand Nationals.

# racing - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Gearoid O’Loughlin ready to raise the Banner at Fairyhouse
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Gearoid O’Loughlin ready to raise the Banner at Fairyhouse

Apr 3rd 2021, 9:00 AM 4,815 Views 0 Comments

With plenty of Clare hurling pedigree, the Cedarwood Road trainer has made an impact in a different game.

# racing - Friday 2 April, 2021

Tiger Roll to run at Aintree rather than Irish Grand National
# Roll On
From The42
# Roll On

Tiger Roll to run at Aintree rather than Irish Grand National

Apr 2nd 2021, 11:36 AM 5,290 Views 2 Comments

Jack Kennedy is in line for the Betway Bowl ride.

# racing - Thursday 1 April, 2021

RTÉ announce new record breaking horse racing deal for the next three years
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

RTÉ announce new record breaking horse racing deal for the next three years

Apr 1st 2021, 2:27 PM 8,976 Views 11 Comments

The action continues this weekend at Fairyhouse.

# racing - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Haqeeqy powers to Lincoln glory for apprentice Benoit De La Sayette
# Doncaster
From The42
# Doncaster

Haqeeqy powers to Lincoln glory for apprentice Benoit De La Sayette

Mar 27th 2021, 4:30 PM 1,590 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s a fairytale. I’ll probably wake up tomorrow thinking it was a dream’.

# racing - Monday 22 March, 2021

Fairyhouse officials would love to see Tiger Roll in Irish Grand National
# Eye Of The Tiger
From The42
# Eye Of The Tiger

Fairyhouse officials would love to see Tiger Roll in Irish Grand National

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:24 PM 3,642 Views 2 Comments

Dual Aintree hero was brilliant at Cheltenham last week.

# racing - Saturday 20 March, 2021

'It's an honour to be involved in a small way in the story. She's a great person and a super jockey'
# Rachael Blackmore
From The42
# Rachael Blackmore

'It's an honour to be involved in a small way in the story. She's a great person and a super jockey'

Mar 20th 2021, 10:15 AM 29,032 Views 18 Comments

It was a week where Rachael Blackmore dominated racing and soared to new heights.

# racing - Friday 19 March, 2021

Simon McGonagle disqualified for nine months for taking Elliott picture
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Simon McGonagle disqualified for nine months for taking Elliott picture

Mar 19th 2021, 8:58 PM 11,463 Views 9 Comments

Seven months of ban suspended for period of a year.

Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing

Mar 19th 2021, 7:58 PM 4,467 Views 9 Comments

Our columnist reflects on the final day of the 2021 Festival.

Rachael Blackmore: 'Getting an award from AP McCoy in the shape of Ruby Walsh – that’s crazy!'
# Star Of The Show
From The42
# Star Of The Show

Rachael Blackmore: 'Getting an award from AP McCoy in the shape of Ruby Walsh – that’s crazy!'

Mar 19th 2021, 5:28 PM 11,520 Views 9 Comments

The Tipperary jockey becomes first woman to be leading rider at the Cheltenham Festival.

Minella Indo wins the Gold Cup as Henry de Bromhead completes dream Cheltenham week
# Gold Cup
From The42
# Gold Cup

Minella Indo wins the Gold Cup as Henry de Bromhead completes dream Cheltenham week

Mar 19th 2021, 3:20 PM 22,015 Views 15 Comments

The feature race on the last day of the Festival went to Minella Indo.

# racing - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Poll: Who do you think will win the Stayers' Hurdle today at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win the Stayers' Hurdle today at Cheltenham?

Mar 18th 2021, 6:00 AM 2,847 Views 1 Comment

The feature race on Day 3 of the festival will be in the spotlight.

# racing - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Grand National hero Tiger Roll lands victory at Cheltenham for the fifth time
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

Grand National hero Tiger Roll lands victory at Cheltenham for the fifth time

Mar 17th 2021, 4:04 PM 25,283 Views 10 Comments

Keith Donoghue steered the two-time Grand National victor home in the Cross-Country Chase.

# racing - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'I'm speechless' - Rachael Blackmore makes history as Honeysuckle lands the Champion Hurdle
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

'I'm speechless' - Rachael Blackmore makes history as Honeysuckle lands the Champion Hurdle

Mar 16th 2021, 3:15 PM 21,750 Views 12 Comments

The favourite lived up to the billing in the big race on the opening day.

Appreciate It rules Supreme for Mullins and Townend while Shishkin cruises to Arkle
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

Appreciate It rules Supreme for Mullins and Townend while Shishkin cruises to Arkle

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 2:18 PM 2,727 Views 2 Comments

Dominant display in Festival opener.

3 outside bets for St Patrick's Day at Cheltenham
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

3 outside bets for St Patrick's Day at Cheltenham

Mar 16th 2021, 11:02 AM 5,811 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward looks ahead to Wednesday’s racing at the Festival.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Mar 16th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,276 Views 3 Comments

Can Honeysuckle deliver or will it be last year’s winner Epatante?

# racing - Monday 15 March, 2021

'People absolutely loved that horse': How Danoli and Tom Foley captured Irish sporting hearts
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

'People absolutely loved that horse': How Danoli and Tom Foley captured Irish sporting hearts

Mar 15th 2021, 8:08 PM 12,234 Views 5 Comments

The popular trainer passed away recently but the memories of his exploits with Danoli will live on.

3 handy bets to get you up and running on Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

3 handy bets to get you up and running on Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival

Mar 15th 2021, 11:57 AM 7,013 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward brings you his tips for Tuesday, including an each-way shot in the Champion Hurdle.

# racing - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Honeysuckle and Epatante to square up in Champion Hurdle while just 8 declared for Supreme Novices
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

Honeysuckle and Epatante to square up in Champion Hurdle while just 8 declared for Supreme Novices

Mar 14th 2021, 12:15 PM 2,597 Views 0 Comments

Brilliant mares among 10 declared at Cheltenham on Tuesday.

# racing - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'
# Conor O'Dwyer
From The42
# Conor O'Dwyer

'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'

Mar 13th 2021, 10:00 AM 48,246 Views 7 Comments

Conor O’Dwyer only won four races as a jockey at Cheltenham. Two Gold Cup and two Champion Hurdles made for an impressive strike rate though.

# racing - Friday 12 March, 2021

Dublin star John Small: ‘My dad brought me racing when I was younger. I’d say I’ve been to every course in Ireland’
# Cheltenham 2021
From The42
# Cheltenham 2021

Dublin star John Small: ‘My dad brought me racing when I was younger. I’d say I’ve been to every course in Ireland’

Mar 12th 2021, 2:22 PM 27,892 Views 2 Comments

The six-time All-Ireland winner joins Johnny Ward and Donn McClean to preview this year’s Cheltenham Festival on the latest episode of The Punt.

# racing - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Late call on Fakir D’oudairies’ Cheltenham options
# Cheltenham 2021
From The42
# Cheltenham 2021

Late call on Fakir D’oudairies’ Cheltenham options

Mar 9th 2021, 12:59 PM 2,252 Views 0 Comments

Joseph O’Brien still pondering between Champion Chase and Ryanair.

# racing - Monday 8 March, 2021

Buveur D’Air to miss Champion Hurdle From The42

Buveur D’Air to miss Champion Hurdle

Mar 8th 2021, 7:28 PM 4,116 Views 0 Comments

Dual winner will head instead to Aintree.

# racing - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Denise Foster to take over as trainer while Gordon Elliott serves suspension for six months

Mar 6th 2021, 4:12 PM 61,312 Views 34 Comments

Foster will take over the licence at Cullentra Stables.

# racing - Friday 5 March, 2021

Envoi Allen settling in after high-profile move to Henry de Bromhead
# New Home
From The42
# New Home

Envoi Allen settling in after high-profile move to Henry de Bromhead

Mar 5th 2021, 8:10 AM 3,853 Views 18 Comments

Fellow Festival contenders Quilixios and Ballyadam also doing well.

# racing - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'Racing can be so evocative. People love looking back and will remember where they were'
# Laochra Na Rasaíochta
From The42
# Laochra Na Rasaíochta

'Racing can be so evocative. People love looking back and will remember where they were'

Mar 4th 2021, 3:06 PM 2,840 Views 5 Comments

The great Danoli, Dorans Pride, Beef Or Salmon and Limestone Lad are in the spotlight tonight on TG4.

Owner Reynolds voices support for Elliott - ‘The scars of this week are his ultimate punishment’
# Case For Defence
From The42
# Case For Defence

Owner Reynolds voices support for Elliott - ‘The scars of this week are his ultimate punishment’

Mar 4th 2021, 8:32 AM 18,793 Views 37 Comments

Reynolds has eight horses at the Meath yard, including top staying chaser Presenting Percy

# racing - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: Elliott deserves punishment but he should get a break too From The42

Johnny Ward: Elliott deserves punishment but he should get a break too

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:39 PM 12,090 Views 17 Comments

The trainer often gave others a second chance, something he now needs himself.

# racing - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

'I'll ring him soon' - De Bromhead to consult with Elliott after Cheveley Park move horses to his yard
# Henry De Bromhead
From The42
# Henry De Bromhead

'I'll ring him soon' - De Bromhead to consult with Elliott after Cheveley Park move horses to his yard

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:03 PM 11,410 Views 0 Comments

The unbeaten Envoi Allen has moved to Henry De Bromhead’s yard.

Punishment for Gordon Elliott must reflect the damage done to racing
# Column
From The42
# Column

Punishment for Gordon Elliott must reflect the damage done to racing

Mar 2nd 2021, 1:04 PM 9,579 Views 15 Comments

The trainer has put so many jobs at risk, if not the sport’s future funding, writes Johnny Ward.

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