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'Rebel will take stopping' - Winters
Wed, 16 Apr 14 15:27
IF the real Rebel Fitz turns up, then he will take some stopping – that is the message from Michael Winters ahead of Sunday's Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse.
Henderson leads tributes after death of Johnny Harrington
Fri, 11 Apr 14 17:25
JOHNNY HARRINGTON, bloodstock agent, racehorse owner and husband of trainer Jessica Harrington, lost his battle with cancer on Friday morning when he died peacefully at his home, Commonstown Stud, in Moone, Co Kildare. He was 77.
Fly and Jezki set for Punchestown rematch
Fri, 11 Apr 14 11:59
A THRILLING rematch between Jezki and Hurricane Fly, first and fourth respectively in the Champion Hurdle, is set to take place at Punchestown next month.
Arvika on course for Normans Grove
Tue, 01 Apr 14 15:58
ARVIKA Ligeonniere will bid to put another nightmare trip to Cheltenham behind him at Fairyhouse on Sunday with Willie Mullins confirming that he is on course to contest the Normans Grove Chase, one of three Grade 2 races on the card.
Balthazar King to take aim at Grand National glory
Sun, 30 Mar 14 18:38
BALTHAZAR KING is to take a second shot at a unique double so long as the rains around Liverpool do not turn the ground soft for the £1 million Crabbie's Grand National on Saturday.
Story gives Godolphin the perfect final chapter
Sun, 30 Mar 14 12:00
A HUGELY popular home win for Godolphin in last night's Dubai World Cup sparked scenes of unbridled jubilation under the floodlights at magnificent Meydan when unheralded seven-year-old gelding African Story recorded a decisive victory in track-reco
Hughes unsure how long injury will keep him out
Sun, 30 Mar 14 11:35
RICHARD HUGHES has said he feels he could ride tomorrow but will know later this week how long the injury he sustained at Meydan on Saturday will keep him out of action for.
Bruised McCoy plans to rest until weekend
Tue, 25 Mar 14 07:35
TONY McCOY will not ride again until the weekend at the earliest in a bid to be fully fit for the start of the Crabbie’s Grand National meeting in nine days’ time.
Un De Sceaux set for French raid
Mon, 24 Mar 14 16:24
UN DE SCEAUX, unbeaten in seven starts and one of the Willie Mullins stable stars who bypassed the Cheltenham Festival, will bid to make it six from six over hurdles this weekend.
Punchestown next for Meade star Very Wood
Tue, 18 Mar 14 12:00
VERY WOOD, winner of the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle last week, is bound for the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle at Punchestown at the end of next month, writes Jessica Lamb.
Power's National plan for Murphy takes shape
Mon, 17 Mar 14 12:00
THE Irish Grand National on Easter Monday is next up for My Murphy according to Liam Burke after the eightyear-old landed the lucrative Irish Stallion Farms EBF Novice Handicap Chase Final.
Mullins rules out appealing Gold Cup result
Sat, 15 Mar 14 19:00
THERE is no chance of Lord Windermere and his connections having the Cheltenham Gold Cup snatched away after Willie Mullins, trainer revealed on Saturday he will not be appealing against the decision of the racecourse stewards.
Dunguib and Foxrock set for Navan outings
Thu, 13 Feb 14 18:02
THE mouth-watering clash between Un De Sceaux and Dunguib in the Red Mills Hurdle at Gowran Park on Saturday might not materialise as Phillip Fenton is favouring a tilt at the Ladbrokes Boyne Hurdle at Navan 24 hours later for the 2009 Champion Bumper wi
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