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#Racing

# racing - Last year 2021

'A glass of wine is the short-term plan!' - Master McShee seals Grade 1 win for Waterford trainer
# Limerick Races
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# Limerick Races

'A glass of wine is the short-term plan!' - Master McShee seals Grade 1 win for Waterford trainer

Dec 26th 2021, 3:38 PM 2,802 Views 0 Comments

‘We knew he was a Grade One horse and were confident we had a right chance’.

Mullins hails ‘awesome’ Leopardstown effort from Ferny Hollow
# Day One
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# Day One

Mullins hails ‘awesome’ Leopardstown effort from Ferny Hollow

Updated Dec 26th 2021, 3:03 PM 2,414 Views 0 Comments

Sir Gerhard makes perfect start to hurdling career and Fil Dor shone on Day One of the Christmas Festival.

'She didn't have to be asked to do that. She’s just a lovely person, from good people'
# Minella Magic
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# Minella Magic

'She didn't have to be asked to do that. She’s just a lovely person, from good people'

Updated Dec 24th 2021, 3:16 PM 33,126 Views 4 Comments

John Nallen on a magical racing year for the Minella horses and the success of Rachael Blackmore.

4 tips for the Leopardstown Christmas Festival - plus your €5 free bet
# William Hill
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# William Hill

4 tips for the Leopardstown Christmas Festival - plus your €5 free bet

Dec 22nd 2021, 9:16 AM 4,984 Views 1 Comment

William Hill have got a special offer and Johnny Ward has picked out his best selections.

Oisin Murphy relinquishes licence to ‘focus on rehabilitation’
# Racing
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# Racing

Oisin Murphy relinquishes licence to ‘focus on rehabilitation’

Dec 16th 2021, 6:25 PM 5,860 Views 2 Comments

The champion jockey announced the news in a joint-statement with the British Horseracing Authority.

Lostintranslation all set for third crack at King George
# Racing
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# Racing

Lostintranslation all set for third crack at King George

Dec 15th 2021, 3:36 PM 1,968 Views 1 Comment

Chaser bounced back to his best at Ascot.

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

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Dec 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,775 Views 2 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Irish jockey Robbie Dunne found guilty of bullying and harassing fellow rider Bryony Frost
# Latest
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# Latest

Irish jockey Robbie Dunne found guilty of bullying and harassing fellow rider Bryony Frost

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 4:20 PM 60,583 Views 0 Comments

The 36-year-old has been handed an 18-month ban, with three months suspended.

Dunne denies Frost's bullying and sexual misconduct accusations as hearing continues
# Racing
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# Racing

Dunne denies Frost's bullying and sexual misconduct accusations as hearing continues

Dec 7th 2021, 7:06 PM 4,379 Views 0 Comments

Dunne denies all charges relating to prejudicial conduct and two of the three relating to violent and threatening behaviour.

Dunne 'opened his towel and shook himself' in front of Frost, BHA panel told at hearing
# Racing
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# Racing

Dunne 'opened his towel and shook himself' in front of Frost, BHA panel told at hearing

Dec 1st 2021, 9:45 PM 9,965 Views 2 Comments

Multiple Grade One-winning rider Bryony Frost was giving evidence on the second day of the hearing.

Bryony Frost subjected to ‘foul, sexually abusive and misogynistic language’, BHA panel told
# Racing
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# Racing

Bryony Frost subjected to ‘foul, sexually abusive and misogynistic language’, BHA panel told

Nov 30th 2021, 8:08 PM 7,103 Views 0 Comments

Robbie Dunne alleged to have threatened fellow rider.

Gordon Elliott pair will take on A Plus Tard at Leopardstown Christmas Festival
# Racing
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# Racing

Gordon Elliott pair will take on A Plus Tard at Leopardstown Christmas Festival

Nov 29th 2021, 6:48 PM 2,558 Views 0 Comments

Christmas cracker in store in the Savills Chase.

Rachael Blackmore steers Honeysuckle to Hatton’s Grace hat-trick
# Fairyhouse
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# Fairyhouse

Rachael Blackmore steers Honeysuckle to Hatton’s Grace hat-trick

Nov 28th 2021, 5:44 PM 3,599 Views 2 Comments

This was the reigning champion’s ninth Grade One verdict.

Cheltenham winner Shishkin ruled out of Tingle Creek return
# Racing
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# Racing

Cheltenham winner Shishkin ruled out of Tingle Creek return

Nov 24th 2021, 12:53 PM 2,540 Views 10 Comments

Unbeaten chaser will not reappear at Sandown.

Ruby Walsh on Kildare raid: 'Dad has explained why he was there. To me, he was an eye witness'
# Racing
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# Racing

Ruby Walsh on Kildare raid: 'Dad has explained why he was there. To me, he was an eye witness'

Nov 16th 2021, 2:48 PM 16,829 Views 10 Comments

The former champion jockey accepts that the incident last Tuesday has been damaging for racing and those involved.

Fakir D’oudairies in cruise control for Clonmel Oil strike
# Tipp Top
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# Tipp Top

Fakir D’oudairies in cruise control for Clonmel Oil strike

Nov 11th 2021, 3:59 PM 2,512 Views 0 Comments

Classy O’Brien six-year-old sets up big Christmas targets.

Animal remedies which are banned in racehorses are seized in raid on Kildare farm
# Racing
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# Racing

Animal remedies which are banned in racehorses are seized in raid on Kildare farm

Nov 10th 2021, 6:30 PM 5,768 Views 0 Comments

The raid was led by Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine officials.

'True icon' Rachael Blackmore to be honoured with 2021 Irish Racing Hero award
# Winner Winner
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# Winner Winner

'True icon' Rachael Blackmore to be honoured with 2021 Irish Racing Hero award

Nov 10th 2021, 1:49 PM 1,556 Views 1 Comment

‘Rachael has become more than a role model; she is a true icon of our wonderful sport and a most fitting winner of the 2021 Irish Racing Hero Award.’

No evidence doping rules in Irish horseracing lower than international standards
# Report
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# Report

No evidence doping rules in Irish horseracing lower than international standards

Nov 9th 2021, 7:56 PM 2,332 Views 4 Comments

The finding was made in a report by the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee.

Cheltenham hero on course for Christmas date despite Navan fall
# Flooring Porter
From The42
# Flooring Porter

Cheltenham hero on course for Christmas date despite Navan fall

Nov 8th 2021, 4:36 PM 3,226 Views 0 Comments

Reigning staying champ came to grief in the Lismullen Hurdle.

Captain Guinness serves up Poplar Square success as Blackmore racks up Naas four-timer
# Oh Captain My Captain
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# Oh Captain My Captain

Captain Guinness serves up Poplar Square success as Blackmore racks up Naas four-timer

Nov 6th 2021, 4:49 PM 1,838 Views 0 Comments

De Bromhead chaser makes winning return.

A Plus Tard set for Haydock and Mullins confirms earlier start for Al Boum Photo
# Racing
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# Racing

A Plus Tard set for Haydock and Mullins confirms earlier start for Al Boum Photo

Nov 4th 2021, 6:37 PM 2,365 Views 0 Comments

Willie Mullins is also hoping to have Klassical Dream ready for the Hatton’s Grace at Fairyhouse.

Fusil Raffles prevails in eventful Charlie Hall at Wetherby and Indefatigable delivers
# Racing
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# Racing

Fusil Raffles prevails in eventful Charlie Hall at Wetherby and Indefatigable delivers

Oct 30th 2021, 5:25 PM 1,348 Views 0 Comments

All the attention ahead of the Grade Two contest was on defending champion Cyrname.

Frodon and Frost sparkle again while Envoi Allen returns to winning ways
# Racing
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# Racing

Frodon and Frost sparkle again while Envoi Allen returns to winning ways

Updated Oct 30th 2021, 4:25 PM 1,704 Views 2 Comments

Dynamic duo outbattle Galvin at Down Royal.

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

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Oct 29th 2021, 8:30 AM 28,908 Views 8 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Blackmore on board as Gold Cup hero heads classy quintet at Down Royal
# Racing
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# Racing

Blackmore on board as Gold Cup hero heads classy quintet at Down Royal

Oct 28th 2021, 2:18 PM 3,452 Views 5 Comments

Frodon and Galvin among tough opposition for De Bromhead’s Cheltenham hero.

Rachael Blackmore to return from injury layoff at Galway
# Back In The Saddle
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# Back In The Saddle

Rachael Blackmore to return from injury layoff at Galway

Oct 21st 2021, 2:37 PM 1,913 Views 1 Comment

The Grand National winner has one ride — on the Henry de Bromhead-trained Balko Des Flos — this Saturday.

Opinion: 'I created a short couch-to-marathon-runner plan - it's not a thing for a reason'
# Dublin City Marathon
# Dublin City Marathon

Opinion: 'I created a short couch-to-marathon-runner plan - it's not a thing for a reason'

Oct 20th 2021, 7:00 PM 22,408 Views 7 Comments

Alan Corcoran, who once ran 35 marathons in 35 days, documents how he came to run his first Dublin City Marathon.

Renaissance effort puts Art Power in Champions Day frame
# Racing
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# Racing

Renaissance effort puts Art Power in Champions Day frame

Sep 25th 2021, 5:08 PM 1,169 Views 0 Comments

Ascot on the cards for Tim Easterby’s Curragh winner.

Monkfish sidelined due to tendon injury and Min has been retired
# Racing
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# Racing

Monkfish sidelined due to tendon injury and Min has been retired

Sep 21st 2021, 9:09 PM 2,494 Views 0 Comments

Trainer Willie Mullins has made the announcements.

'Fantastic to be back' - Russell makes racing return after 11 months out
# Comeback
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# Comeback

'Fantastic to be back' - Russell makes racing return after 11 months out

Sep 17th 2021, 6:17 PM 3,022 Views 1 Comment

Top jockey returns with two runner-up spots after 11 months on sidelines.

We're giving away 100 pairs of tickets to an action-packed weekend of racing at the Curragh
# William Hill
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# William Hill

We're giving away 100 pairs of tickets to an action-packed weekend of racing at the Curragh

Sep 15th 2021, 4:33 PM 2,952 Views 1 Comment

Enjoy a day out at the County Kildare racecourse thanks to William Hill.

Davy Russell to return at Downpatrick
# Back In The Saddle
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# Back In The Saddle

Davy Russell to return at Downpatrick

Sep 15th 2021, 4:30 PM 2,142 Views 0 Comments

Two Friday rides follow 11 months out with neck injury.

Nicky Henderson announces retirement of Champion Chase hero Altior
# Tough Decision
From The42
# Tough Decision

Nicky Henderson announces retirement of Champion Chase hero Altior

Sep 13th 2021, 4:59 PM 1,824 Views 2 Comments

The jumping great went on an unbeaten 19-race run from October 2015 to April 2019.

Basilica bids to seal superstar status with Irish Champion victory
# Racing
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# Racing

Basilica bids to seal superstar status with Irish Champion victory

Sep 11th 2021, 10:26 AM 1,539 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien colt faces off with Tarnawa and Poetic Flare at Leopardstown.

Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today
# Suspension
From The42
# Suspension

Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today

Sep 9th 2021, 4:32 PM 3,248 Views 2 Comments

The trainer was suspended after an image of him sitting on a dead horse was widely circulated on social media back in February.

Ger Lyons records landmark 1,000th winner at Roscommon
# Milestone
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# Milestone

Ger Lyons records landmark 1,000th winner at Roscommon

Aug 31st 2021, 8:28 AM 2,382 Views 0 Comments

Offiah and Colin Keane give Classic-winning trainer victory to remember.

Tom O’Brien 'very grateful' after hitting 1,000-winner mark
# Grand
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# Grand

Tom O’Brien 'very grateful' after hitting 1,000-winner mark

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:27 PM 1,998 Views 0 Comments

The Irish rider chalked up the landmark victory at Worcester yesterday.

Sonnyboyliston a knockout for Johnny Murtagh in Ebor at York
# Racing
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# Racing

Sonnyboyliston a knockout for Johnny Murtagh in Ebor at York

Aug 21st 2021, 4:24 PM 2,115 Views 2 Comments

Kildare trainer bags York’s famous handicap for second time.

Irish tracks’ chief speak of frustration at on-going crowd restrictions
# Let Yourself Go
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# Let Yourself Go

Irish tracks’ chief speak of frustration at on-going crowd restrictions

Aug 13th 2021, 4:58 PM 1,832 Views 2 Comments

Requests have been made to host 1,000 spectators each day at Listowel Festival and Irish Champions Weekend.