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# racing - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Johnny Ward: Racing chiefs saddle up to face Oireachtas quizzing From The42

Johnny Ward: Racing chiefs saddle up to face Oireachtas quizzing

Jul 7th 2021, 4:01 PM 2,294 Views 0 Comments

Jim Bolger’s recent comments have prompted lots of questions.

# racing - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Irish jockey suffers fractured back and broken ribs in bad fall
# Injuries
From The42
# Injuries

Irish jockey suffers fractured back and broken ribs in bad fall

Jun 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 7,643 Views 2 Comments

Micheal Nolan will have surgery after the incident at Southwell on Monday.

# racing - Monday 28 June, 2021

Galway Festival hoping to allow daily crowds of 5,000 to attend next month
# Ballybrit
From The42
# Ballybrit

Galway Festival hoping to allow daily crowds of 5,000 to attend next month

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 5:00 PM 19,811 Views 12 Comments

Organisers say they have been working with Horse Racing Ireland and the government on bringing spectators back to the event.

# racing - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Hurricane Lane denies Lone Eagle to grab Irish Derby crown
# Hurricane Flies
From The42
# Hurricane Flies

Hurricane Lane denies Lone Eagle to grab Irish Derby crown

Jun 26th 2021, 4:24 PM 2,344 Views 4 Comments

British runners dominate in the Curragh Classic.

Romantic Proposal fires Nunthorpe dreams for Eddie Lynam
# Cutting A Dash
From The42
# Cutting A Dash

Romantic Proposal fires Nunthorpe dreams for Eddie Lynam

Jun 26th 2021, 3:03 PM 1,472 Views 0 Comments

Favourite claims Listed glory in style at the Curragh.

# racing - Monday 21 June, 2021

Plans to extend Cheltenham Festival to five days back on the table
# Prestbury Park
From The42
# Prestbury Park

Plans to extend Cheltenham Festival to five days back on the table

Jun 21st 2021, 12:42 PM 2,791 Views 5 Comments

An extra day of racing could come into place in 2023, according to reports.

# racing - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Mac Swiney leads home Irish Guineas one-two for Jim Bolger
# The Curragh
From The42
# The Curragh

Mac Swiney leads home Irish Guineas one-two for Jim Bolger

May 22nd 2021, 4:02 PM 2,674 Views 5 Comments

Poetic Flare came home second in Curragh Classic.

# racing - Friday 21 May, 2021

Curragh to inspect before Saturday’s Irish 2,000 Guineas card
# Unseasonable
From The42
# Unseasonable

Curragh to inspect before Saturday’s Irish 2,000 Guineas card

May 21st 2021, 9:08 AM 1,726 Views 1 Comment

The track is waterlogged on parts of track after heavy rain.

# racing - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

'Mullins had his 15th championship in the bag before Punchestown but it didn’t stop him dominating'
# Review
From The42
# Review

'Mullins had his 15th championship in the bag before Punchestown but it didn’t stop him dominating'

May 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 3,610 Views 2 Comments

Donn McClean takes a look back at the 2021 Punchestown Festival and Willie Mullins’ 19-winner haul.

# racing - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Mother Earth strikes for O’Brien and Dettori in 1000 Guineas
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Mother Earth strikes for O’Brien and Dettori in 1000 Guineas

May 2nd 2021, 4:19 PM 2,736 Views 2 Comments

Third fillies’ Classic in a row for Ballydoyle – and fifth in last six years.

# racing - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown

May 1st 2021, 5:21 PM 2,849 Views 0 Comments

The 2021 Festival finished today.

Bottas beats Hamilton to pole at Portuguese Grand Prix
# Formula One
From The42
# Formula One

Bottas beats Hamilton to pole at Portuguese Grand Prix

May 1st 2021, 4:24 PM 3,956 Views 3 Comments

Hamilton’s pursuit of a 100th career pole was delayed when Bottas notched up his 17th.

Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning take 2000 Guineas spoils for second time
# Newmarket
From The42
# Newmarket

Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning take 2000 Guineas spoils for second time

May 1st 2021, 4:19 PM 3,479 Views 5 Comments

Poetic Flare claims Classic glory after pulsating battle with Master Of The Seas.

# racing - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Dream return for Klassical with Stayers success and Energumene impresses with easy Ryanair triumph
# Punchestown
From The42
# Punchestown

Dream return for Klassical with Stayers success and Energumene impresses with easy Ryanair triumph

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 7:09 PM 2,018 Views 2 Comments

Grade One glory for Mullins’ runner after lengthy absence.

Back Abacadabras each-way to work his magic in the Punchestown Champion Hurdle
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Back Abacadabras each-way to work his magic in the Punchestown Champion Hurdle

Apr 29th 2021, 11:53 AM 2,368 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward previews Friday’s feature race at the Punchestown Festival.

# racing - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

More racing glory for Alex Ferguson with Punchestown Gold Cup win
# Clan Des Obeaux
From The42
# Clan Des Obeaux

More racing glory for Alex Ferguson with Punchestown Gold Cup win

Apr 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 21,617 Views 4 Comments

Paul Nicholls’ dual King George hero sees off Al Boum Photo.

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race
# Title Challenge
From The42
# Title Challenge

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 6:47 PM 2,674 Views 0 Comments

Galopin Des Champs keeps up momentum for reigning champion.

Honeysuckle heads Punchestown’s Champion Hurdle field
# Sweet Spot
From The42
# Sweet Spot

Honeysuckle heads Punchestown’s Champion Hurdle field

Apr 28th 2021, 11:31 AM 1,864 Views 0 Comments

De Bromhead’s brilliant mare to face seven rivals on Friday.

Look to an each-way chance in the Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Look to an each-way chance in the Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown

Apr 28th 2021, 10:28 AM 2,786 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward takes you through Thursday’s feature race.

# racing - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Colreevy shocks big guns to cap racing career with Punchestown glory
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Colreevy shocks big guns to cap racing career with Punchestown glory

Apr 27th 2021, 7:05 PM 3,372 Views 1 Comment

Mullins’ mare stuns Monkfish and Envoi Allen with all-the-way success.

Chacun Pour Soi back to brilliant best at Punchestown for Townend and Mullins
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Chacun Pour Soi back to brilliant best at Punchestown for Townend and Mullins

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 5:32 PM 2,489 Views 3 Comments

Smart mare Echoes In Rain adds to Mullins haul in Grade One contest.

No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview

Apr 27th 2021, 11:51 AM 2,296 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward previews a race that was last won by Ruby Walsh on his final ride.

# racing - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Baron Samedi surprises Vintage Crop rivals at Navan for Joseph O'Brien
# Outsider
From The42
# Outsider

Baron Samedi surprises Vintage Crop rivals at Navan for Joseph O'Brien

Apr 25th 2021, 6:07 PM 5,473 Views 2 Comments

Hot favourite Santiago only fourth as 20-1 shot shines at Navan.

Townend back in action for Punchestown as title race with Blackmore nears end
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Townend back in action for Punchestown as title race with Blackmore nears end

Apr 25th 2021, 2:46 PM 4,147 Views 0 Comments

Champion booked for three rides on day one after foot injury.

'With all the doom and gloom, it lifted the whole of West Kerry. He is one of us and a Gold Cup winner'
# The42 Reads
From The42
# The42 Reads

'With all the doom and gloom, it lifted the whole of West Kerry. He is one of us and a Gold Cup winner'

Updated Apr 25th 2021, 10:15 AM 24,851 Views 3 Comments

22-year-old Jack Kennedy’s metoric rise in racing and recovery from injuries has inspired his fanbase at home in West Kerry.

# racing - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Bryony Frost lands brilliant Sandown double while Enrilo loses Gold Cup feature in stewards’ room
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Bryony Frost lands brilliant Sandown double while Enrilo loses Gold Cup feature in stewards’ room

Updated Apr 24th 2021, 4:27 PM 2,378 Views 0 Comments

The King George hero Frodon triumphed again.

'We're roaring at each other with FaceTime on during the races. It's a dream come true.'
# Flooring Porter
From The42
# Flooring Porter

'We're roaring at each other with FaceTime on during the races. It's a dream come true.'

Apr 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,614 Views 2 Comments

The syndicate with modest ambitions have seen their horse reign at Leopardstown and Cheltenham, with Punchestown next up.

# racing - Friday 23 April, 2021

Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season
# Chasing Glory
From The42
# Chasing Glory

Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 8:15 PM 9,586 Views 2 Comments

Three winners for the Blackmore and De Bromhead partnership at Kilbeggan this evening.

# racing - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Cheltenham victor Minella Indo tops 11 in Punchestown mix
# Kildare To Dream
From The42
# Kildare To Dream

Cheltenham victor Minella Indo tops 11 in Punchestown mix

Apr 22nd 2021, 3:20 PM 2,522 Views 2 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s charge aiming to supplement Gold Cup heroics.

# racing - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Paul Townend continuing Punchestown fitness fight
# Moon Boy
From The42
# Moon Boy

Paul Townend continuing Punchestown fitness fight

Apr 21st 2021, 1:46 PM 3,083 Views 3 Comments

Rider is having a protective boot made ahead of Festival.

# racing - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Alex Ferguson's Aintree winner set to run in Punchestown Gold Cup
# Clan Des Obeaux
From The42
# Clan Des Obeaux

Alex Ferguson's Aintree winner set to run in Punchestown Gold Cup

Apr 20th 2021, 8:50 PM 4,913 Views 0 Comments

Connections opt against running Clan Des Obeaux at Sandown.

# racing - Monday 19 April, 2021

Amateur rider Lorna Brooke dies following Taunton fall
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Amateur rider Lorna Brooke dies following Taunton fall

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 76,343 Views 25 Comments

Rider was injured earlier in the month.

# racing - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Mighty Thunder records famous ‘home win’ in Scottish National
# Local Knowledge
From The42
# Local Knowledge

Mighty Thunder records famous ‘home win’ in Scottish National

Apr 18th 2021, 4:08 PM 3,696 Views 0 Comments

Lucinda Russell-trained eight-year-old races to glory under Tom Scudamore.

# racing - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy dies
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy dies

Apr 15th 2021, 9:25 PM 5,945 Views 2 Comments

Owner Philip Reynolds pays tribute to ‘special athlete with a personality all of his own’.

# racing - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

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

Apr 13th 2021, 7:16 PM 5,405 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

Apr 10th 2021, 5:28 PM 61,476 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 Apr 10th 2021, 4:29 PM 1,992 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

Apr 10th 2021, 9:44 AM 2,543 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

Apr 9th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,590 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

Apr 8th 2021, 3:43 PM 8,056 Views 3 Comments

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

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