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#Barney Curley

# barney-curley - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'He studied to become a Jesuit priest. Now he was one of the most famed people in racing'

In this extract from ‘Centaur,’ Declan Murphy recalls the first time he came across the legendary Barney Curley.

# barney-curley - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Ever hear the story of the 75-year-old Irishman who's cost the bookmakers millions?

Nick Townsend, close associate of Barney Curley and author of a new book on the professional gambler, tells us the tale.

# barney-curley - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

VIDEO: Legendary bookie-basher Barney Curley on the £2 million betting coup

“We’ve done it. It was very satisfying and let’s hope that it does a bit of good.”

# barney-curley - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Barney Curley admits role in £2m four-horse betting coup

The retired trainer hit the bookies with a four-horse bid in January.

# barney-curley - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Bookies stung for millions as punters cash in on 'Curley Coup'

A massive gamble on a four-horse accumulator has cost bookmakers an estimated £2 million.