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Faugheen bids to exact revenge in Irish Champion cracker

Sun, 24 Jan 16 07:02

THREE stablemates with 13 Grade 1 victories between them contest today’s Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown and for one – Faugheen – it is all about revenge.

Brilliant Irish Derby winner St Jovite dies aged 27

Fri, 15 Jan 16 19:26

ST JOVITE, one of the most impressive winners of the Irish Derby in the modern era, has died at the age of 27. The American-bred stallion had been standing at Greentree Stud in County Tipperary since 2006.

Haydock Trial or Betfair Hurdle for Peace And Co

Tue, 12 Jan 16 07:55

NICKY HENDERSON plans to give Britain's shortest-priced Stan James Champion Hurdle contender Peace And Co one more run before the Cheltenham Festival - although he admits he is in a quandary as to where.

Tombstone camp not frightened of Supreme hotpot Min

Mon, 11 Jan 16 18:40

MIN came in for strong ante-post support again on Monday for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle, but his performances have not scared off Ireland's champion owners Gigginstown House Stud, who will hood Tombstone in the Deloitte Novice Hurdle.

Ascot reveals major boost to royal meeting prize-money

Mon, 11 Jan 16 11:30

ASCOT has announced a major rise in prize-money at this year's royal meeting, which is set to increase by 18 per cent and exactly £1 million to a record £6,580,000 over the five days.

Elliott keen to test Don Cossack's jumping at Thurles

Mon, 11 Jan 16 07:30

DON COSSACK’S Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup credentials will be put to the test at Thurles on Thursday, with trainer Gordon Elliott seeking to iron out his jumping deficiencies before he sets sail for the Cotswolds.

Supreme ace Min a bargain buy for Mullins

Sun, 10 Jan 16 19:50

MIN does not have many letters in his name and it did not take many Euros to buy him either as Willie Mullins suggested on Sunday the hot favourite for the Supreme Novices' Hurdle has turned out to be one of the biggest bargains of his career.

Cooper urges not to lose faith in Cossack

Tue, 05 Jan 16 14:08

BRYAN Cooper believed he had Cue Card cooked when coming down at the second-last in the King George and thinks Don Cossack will be a different horse around Cheltenham to the one we saw at Kempton.

Flemenstar could be Irish Gold Cup bound

Tue, 05 Jan 16 13:52

FLEMENSTAR’s owner Stephen Curran is tempted to step his popular 11-year-old back up to three miles for a tilt at the Irish Gold Cup (formerly the Hennessy Gold Cup) at Leopardstown on February 6.

Hugely popular veteran Lie Forrit retired

Tue, 05 Jan 16 08:25

ONE of jump racing's most poignant stories of recent times has come to a close, as connections of Lie Forrit have decided to retire the popular veteran.

Johnson records 3,000th career success at Ludlow

Mon, 04 Jan 16 16:16

RICHARD JOHNSON rode his 3,000th career success at Ludlow on Monday, leaving him six short of achieving that landmark over jumps in Britain and Ireland.

Johnson: Hard not to use whip when horse is responding

Mon, 04 Jan 16 15:45

RICHARD JOHNSON, on the march to his first Stobart British jump jockeys' title, has added his views to the on-going whip debate, claiming "when a horse is responding it's hard not to use your stick".

Hennessy Gold Cup hero Smad Place set for King George

Mon, 21 Dec 15 12:50

SMAD PLACE, who demolished his rivals in last month's Hennessy Gold Cup, is set to take his chance in Saturday's William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton.

Champion McCoy: make the sacrifices because it's worth it

Mon, 21 Dec 15 07:56

TONY McCOY, honoured in Belfast on Sunday evening when receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC's 2015 Sports Personality of the Year awards, delivered a rousing speech urging youngsters to do all they can to make the grade.

Osborne makes history as she takes over at Turf Club

Fri, 18 Dec 15 11:35

META OSBORNE on Friday became the first female head of an international horseracing regulatory body when she took over the reins as senior steward of the Turf Club.

Hong Kong: Weld hopeful for Group 1 glory with Free Eagle

Thu, 03 Dec 15 18:40

Dermot Weld is confident a return to ten furlongs for stable star Free Eagle will see him go close in the Group 1 Longines Hong Kong Cup on Sunday week.

Geraghty jumps aboard Simonsig in Tingle Creek

Thu, 03 Dec 15 10:52

BARRY GERAGHTY has been released from his new retainer with owner JP McManus in order to continue a long and highly fruitful partnership with Simonsig in Saturday's Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown.

Tingle Creek bombshell as Un De Sceaux ruled out

Wed, 02 Dec 15 17:17

SATURDAY'S Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown lost its leading light on Wednesday when trainer Willie Mullins ruled out Queen Mother Champion Chase favourite Un De Sceaux, but the classy Simonsig is now due to run in the race.

Nicholls opts to send Saphir Du Rheu back over hurdles

Tue, 01 Dec 15 14:25

SAPHIR DU RHEU's chasing career is being temporarily aborted for the second time after Paul Nicholls abandoned plans to run the Hennessy Gold Cup fifth in this season's Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Leading Gold Cup hopes entered in Lexus Chase

Tue, 01 Dec 15 12:45

Coneygree, Don Cossack and Vautour are three of several leading Gold Cup hopes entered in the Grade 1 €150,000 Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.

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