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#And they're off

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival

There’s plenty to look forward to, away from the National, over the next few days.

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 14 March, 2019

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

The Stayers’ Hurdle was the feature race on the third day of the festival.

# and-theyre-off - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1

Look back at all the action from Prestbury Park.

# and-theyre-off - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

British racing confirms 'risk-managed' return to action after equine flu breakout

After consultations with its veterinary committee, the BHA confirmed racing in Britain will resume on Wednesday.

# and-theyre-off - Monday 11 December, 2017

Munster hurling champions Cork to begin pre-season with late December tie against Limerick

Clare and Kerry complete the four teams in action in Munster.

# and-theyre-off - Monday 13 November, 2017

Erasmus and Nienaber officially bid farewell to Munster

Johann van Graan will take over as head coach in the southern province next week.

# and-theyre-off - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

As it happened: Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017 Sport Of Kings This post contains videos

As it happened: Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017

We kept track of all the action here.

Cheltenham 2017: sign up here to get live results from every race

We’ve got your back this week.

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Defending champion Jordan Spieth seizes early lead as Lowry gets off to a flyer

The Irishman has birdied four of his first seven holes.

# and-theyre-off - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

You can tune into a new horse racing radio station that's been set up in the Curragh

Based in Newbridge, Racing FM provides live broadcasts of all horse racing across Ireland and Britain.

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 26 December, 2013

The 8 types of people you will meet at the Christmas races

Lads in suits, ladies in inappropriate footwear and auld fellas that wish you would all just go away — here’s a guide to some of the characters you will meet.

# and-theyre-off - Sunday 17 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Aptly-named 'Zoomer' takes world Snail Racing crown And They're Off This post contains videos

Aptly-named 'Zoomer' takes world Snail Racing crown

A garden snail with a 6-year-old owner overcomes 120 competitors to succeed ‘Sidney’ as world champion.

From The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning: Rehn backs us on the bailout, early details of the next Budget, and the high-octane thrills of snail racing…

# and-theyre-off - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Mark Your Card: Aintree Day One

Fresh from a successful four days in the Cotswolds, Mark Hobbs is back to preview the first day of the Grand National meeting.

# and-theyre-off - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

A Bluffer’s Guide to… the Cheltenham Festival

A little bit confused by all the talk about Cheltenham? Check out our bluffer’s guide to the festival.