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Tipperary Preview: Curely Bill back in action after 928 days off

Wed, 20 Apr 16 18:05

There is €24,000 worth of prize-money up for grabs in the Tipperary Racecourse Celebrating 100 Years Handicap (6.40) as racing returns to the Limerick Junction venue for the first time in 2016.

Special Tiara likely to sidestep Sandown clash

Wed, 20 Apr 16 16:23

HENRY DE BROMHEAD says Special Tiara is likely to miss Saturday's bet365 Celebration Chase at Sandown and instead run in the BoyleSports Champion Chase at Punchestown on Tuesday.

Bryan Cooper sets his sights on maiden jockeys' title

Fri, 15 Apr 16 09:26

BRYAN COOPER is firmly focused on riding as many winners as possible as he aims to strengthen his chances of claiming the Irish jump jockeys’ title for the first time.

If given the choice, who would YOU ride?

Thu, 14 Apr 16 11:07

The Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup is shaping up to be the race of the season with Don Cossack, Cue Card and Vautour set to lock horns and we asked some of Ireland's top jockeys would they would like to ride in the race.

Don Cossack camp relishing big clash at Punchestown

Thu, 14 Apr 16 10:35

THE Don Cossack camp cannot wait for their Gold Cup winner to tackle Cue Card and Vautour at Punchestown, and want good ground so that all three superstars can be seen to best effect.

Burke will not require surgery following fall

Wed, 13 Apr 16 20:27

JONATHAN BURKE will not require surgery and is set to be fitted with a brace Thursday morning but he will be out of action for around three months according to Turf Club medical officer Dr Adrian McGoldrick.

Popular chaser Wishfull Thinking retired

Wed, 13 Apr 16 17:50

THE evergreen, and ever popular, chaser Wishfull Thinking has been retired following a disappointing run in the Silver Trophy Chase at Cheltenham on Wednesday.

Minding heads strong Oaks entries for O'Brien

Wed, 13 Apr 16 14:30

AIDAN O'BRIEN looks set to launch a strong defence of his Investec Oaks crown as he has entered 16 horses in the fillies' Classic, including impressive Dubai Fillies' Mile winner and 1,000 Guineas favourite Minding.

Alastair Down: Raw emotions as Mouse roars to National win

Mon, 11 Apr 16 12:30

Alastair Down reflects on an unlikely Grand National triumph to uplift, excite and heal the battered spirit of a wonderful trainer.

Leopardstown: Black Sea beats Trial rivals in a thriller

Sun, 10 Apr 16 14:51

BLACK SEA stayed on powerfully to narrowly prevail in a thrilling three-way finish to the 2,000 Guineas Trial.

Sherwood satisfied as Many Clouds gears up for history

Wed, 06 Apr 16 11:05

MANY CLOUDS all but put the finishing touches to his preparation for the Crabbie's Grand National when schooling under jockey Leighton Aspell on Wednesday morning and trainer Oliver Sherwood could not be happier with the big-race favourite.

Rain will help Goonyella as Jim Dreaper seeks win

Wed, 06 Apr 16 08:54

ON SATURDAY, 28 years after his last involvement in the race, Jim Dreaper will be back at Aintree and he insists significant rain would boost the prospects of Goonyella.

Newland believes public want to see Pineau De Re

Wed, 06 Apr 16 07:16

RICHARD NEWLAND has expressed his disappointment that 2014 winner Pineau De Re has only the slimmest of chances of making the cut in Saturday's Crabbie's Grand National and believes changes must be made if the race is to maintain its position i

Heskin parts ways with owner Barry Connell

Tue, 05 Apr 16 12:13

OWNER Barry Connell has confirmed he has ended his association with jockey Adrian Heskin, with an announcement about a new retained rider to be made "in due course".

Air Force Blue ready for assault on Qipco 2,000 Guineas

Mon, 21 Mar 16 08:10

AIR FORCE BLUE, favourite for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas following a Group 1 juvenile hat-trick, was among 50 Ballydoyle horses who exercised after racing at the Curragh on Sunday

Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Long Run retired

Sun, 20 Mar 16 17:23

LONG RUN, the 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, was retired after failing to show his old spark on his return from a near two-year absence in a hunter chase at Carlisle on Sunday.

Trader causes a shock as Irish Flat season kicks off

Sun, 20 Mar 16 14:30

MISTER TRADER caused an upset in the opening contest of the Flat season in Ireland, running out an authoritative winner of what is traditionally an informative 5f Curragh maiden.

Cheltenham Festival: Limini far too good in Mares' Novices'

Thu, 17 Mar 16 16:55

LIMINI became the third Rich Ricci-owned mare to win at her leisure this week as she absolutely bolted up in the inaugural running of the race.

Cheltenham Festival round-up: Cause heaps on the pain for layers

Thu, 17 Mar 16 14:18

AT the halfway stage bookmakers must have been thinking they were finally going to get some respite with favourite Doctor Harper jumping poorly and Cause Of Causes struggling at the rear.

Cheltenham Festival: Black Hercules wins eventful JLT

Thu, 17 Mar 16 12:55

AN EVENTFUL JLT Novices' Chase was won by Black Hercules as WIllie Mullins and Ruby Walsh landed the opening race at Cheltenham for the second day in a row.

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