I’d Rather Be with him than against him

To be, or not to be, that is indeed the question. It seems safe to assume Billy Shakespeare wasn’t thinking about the 2018 renewal of the BetVictor Gold Cup, ...

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Camilla Sharples on the road again... just for the love of it

The inverted snobs that see racing as cigars, champagne and prawn cocktails could do with spending some time in a training yard.

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Gordon Elliott hoping for rain as he mulls Samcro outing

Gordon Elliott is hoping there is enough rain to enable him to run Samcro in the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on Sunday.

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Alpha Centauri heads HRI Horse of the Year nominees

Superstar filly Alpha Centauri is amongst the four nominees for the Horse of the Year, one of the prestigious awards to be presented at the annual HRI event, which ...

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Apple’s Jade back in some style

Apple’s Jade completed back-to-back victories in the Grade 2 Lismullen Hurdle in Navan yesterday, making all to triumph impressively by eleven lengths from ...

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Willie Mullins launches formidable twin assault on Naas prize

Willie Mullins fires a formidable twin assault on the Fishery Lane Hurdle at Naas today.

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Pádraig Roche continues flying start in Thurles

The winter season in Thurles swung into gear yesterday and there was a familiar feel to proceedings.

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Corkonians still giving lessons to chip-on-shoulder Aussies

John Allen from Araglin, Kilworth, Co Cork arrived in Australia in 2011 primarily as a jump jockey, and has built an impressive career Down Under, writes Jack Anderson ...

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Keeping the Mini Minor on the same road as the Merc

Eric McNamara is known as one of racing’s gentleman. As well as being popular, the Rathkeale man is a proven trainer.

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Faugheen among Willie Mullins' 11-strong Fairyhouse entry

Faugheen, Laurina and Benie Des Dieux are among a strong Willie Mullins entry for next month's baroneracing.com Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

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Bookmaker wants to challenge rule change which he claims impacts 'seniority rights' to lucrative on-course pitches

The High Court is to decide whether a bookmaker has any legal standing to challenge a change to rules which he says has affected his seniority rights to lucrative ...

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Heartbreak for Aidan O'Brien as Cliffs Of Moher suffers fatal injury during Melbourne Cup

The race was overshadowed by the fatal injury sustained by last year's Epsom Derby runner-up passing the post for the first time.

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Footpad can light up season

The weather is turning and this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup bids farewell to serious Flat racing. Enter the jumpers. Colm Greaves advises to stay on the ...

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Time For Mabel springs surprise

Clonmel’s six-race hurdle card proved a profitable one for favourite backers, with odds-on chances obliging in the first three races, but the feature event, ...

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King of the bargain basement winner

Clare is not a hotbed of horse racing, in terms of trainers at least, but Newmarket-on-Fergus is where Aengus King holds a restricted licence, meaning he is allowed ...

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Setback delays Willoughby Court return

Willoughby Court has been ruled out of making his eagerly-awaited return in the Colin Parker Memorial Intermediate Chase at Carlisle on Sunday after meeting with ...

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