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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 26 April, 2019

Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Townend set for Al Boum Photo ride at Punchestown next week

Willie Mullins has given the green light for Al Boum Photo and Kemboy to take each other on.

Sunday 21 April, 2019

Voix Du Reve leads home a Gold Cup one-two for Willie Mullins at Fairyhouse

Meanwhile, Honeysuckle provided Rachael Blackmore with a first Irish Grade 1 victory.

Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Last year's winner Elliott aiming to break his own record and run 14 in Irish Grand National

General Principle will be attempting to become the first back-to-back winner of the Fairyhouse event since 1976.

Friday 12 April, 2019

Mullins father and son duo steal the show at Ballinrobe

Bercasa won the first race at the Mayo track for 2019 in style.

Friday 5 April, 2019

Min earns revenge over Politologue at Aintree

Ruby Walsh was onboard for a dominant ride this afternoon.

Thursday 4 April, 2019

Victory for Ruby as Kemboy back to winning ways with brilliant Aintree display in Betway Bowl

After the Cheltenham Gold Cup disappointment, Kemboy bounced back in style today.

Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Politologue and Min set to renew rivalry at Aintree on Friday

Last year’s one-two will both contest the JLT Chase.

Saturday 30 March, 2019

We've found the cure in feature race, it's Medicine

Listed races like these at tracks like Navan will be Medicine Jack’s bread and butter.

Friday 29 March, 2019

Samcro targets Aintree return as doubts linger over Apple's Jade

Gordon Elliott said the seven-year-old was ‘not certain to travel’ and may be held until the Punchestown Festival.

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Presenting Percy 'lame as a duck' after Gold Cup and ruled out for the season

‘The prognosis is better than first feared,’ said owner Philip Reynolds.

Friday 22 March, 2019

Champion Hurdle hero Espoir D'Allen has 'done enough' for season

‘We have decided to give him a well-deserved break,’ says trainer Gavin Cromwell.

Sunday 17 March, 2019

Eddie O'Leary remains coy over Tiger Roll's Grand National participation

The Cross Country Chase winner at Cheltenham may yet defend his crown on 6 April.

Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Relief for Gordon Elliott as Tiger Roll trumps cross-country rivals again

Keith Donoghue was onboard for a seriously impressive display.

City Island wins the Ballymore for Brassil and Walsh

It’s a first Festival win for trainer Martin Brassil.

Altior poised to continue remarkable run with another Queen Mother victory

If he can now retain that title his unbeaten run will be extended to 18 races, the jumping world record held by Big Buck’s.

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell

Buveur D’Air’s reign ended when he fell early in the race.

Duc leads home a 1-2-3 for Ireland in Arkle

It’s been a dream start for trainer Willie Mullins.

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Walsh-Mullins combo kick off Cheltenham by claiming the Novices' Hurdle

6/1 shot Klassical Dream beat Thomas Darby by four and a half lengths.

Thursday 7 March, 2019

O'Brien 'confident' Triumph Hurdle favourite will recover in time for Cheltenham

The trainer revealed today that Sir Erec has suffered a stone bruise.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Cheltenham course 'good to soft' after heavy overnight rainfall six days out from Festival

The clerk of the course expects the weather to remain unsettled for the week.

Sunday 3 March, 2019

Navan trainer Meade lands trio of victories, while Gordon Elliott's Woods Well celebrates feature at Leopardstown

Three favourites and three wins for Noel Meade at this afternoon’s meet.

Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy will not fail on fitness front, insists Davy Russell

Trainer Pat Kelly has wrapped the Cheltenham hopeful in cotton wool.

Sunday 24 February, 2019

Chosen Mate winner by a nose as Gordon Elliot claims victory in Naas

It was also a promising afternoon for Balrath trainer Gavin Cromwell who celebrated two winners on Sunday.

Saturday 23 February, 2019

Rathvinden takes full advantage of Presenting Percy's absence to clinch Bobbyjo Chase

The Willie Mullins-trained 11-year-old benefited after 6-4f Magic Of Light unseated Robbie Power.

Friday 22 February, 2019

Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy not declared for Bobbyjo

Presenting Percy, who is a top-priced 7-2 for the Gold Cup, has not run over fences since landing the RSA Chase at last year’s festival.

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Laurina out to cement her status as a live Champion player in Quevega Hurdle

Racing gets underway at 1.30pm later this afternoon at Punchestown.

Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'He's put me back on the map' - Tiger Rolls back the years for Meath jockey Donoghue

‘Tiger Roll has been absolutely brilliant for my career. There’s no way I’d be where I am now but for him.’

Monday 18 February, 2019

Samcro a possible runner in Stayers at Cheltenham

The Gordon Elliott-trained seven-year-old was found to have a deep-rooted lung infection.

Sunday 17 February, 2019

RSA Dream still alive for Henry De Bromhead

Meanwhile, Grand National hero Tiger Roll was very much the toast of Navan.

Saturday 16 February, 2019

Monalee expected to romp home in Red Mills Chase, but watch out for Killultagh Vic

A look ahead to today’s action at Gowran Park, and the impact that Presenting Percy’s absence might have.

Friday 15 February, 2019

Surprise as Presenting Percy out of Red Mills Chase

Pat Kelly’s stable star was an absentee from the declarations this morning.

Thursday 14 February, 2019

De Bromhead-trained Monalee set to race against Gold Cup favourite this weekend

Balko des Flos, meanwhile, is being rested ahead of a bid for back-to-back Ryanair Chase wins.

Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Gordon Elliott '10 or 15' for Aintree Grand National

The Irish trainer may have a third of the field on 6 April.

Monday 11 February, 2019

Ban on British-trained runners competing in Ireland lifted amid equine flu outbreak

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board have lifted the ban with immediate effect.

Sunday 10 February, 2019

Boost for horse racing as no new equine flu positives discovered

BHA director of equine health and welfare estimates that there has been 1,500 negative tests in recent days.

Saturday 9 February, 2019

O'Brien's Band of Outlaws moves into Cheltenham contention with impressive Naas showing

It looks like it will be a successful March for the Irish trainer.

Advantage Point, All For Joy and Fauguernon make most appeal in Naas maiden hurdle

There are only a handful of serious candidates in the second division.

Wednesday 6 February, 2019

McManus snaps up trio to bolster Cheltenham squad

The leading owner has swooped for Fakir D’Oudairies, Konitho and Blue Sari.

Sunday 3 February, 2019

Apple's Jade clash at Cheltenham with Buveur D'Air is now on

Apple’s Jade was hugely impressive in Leopardstown yesterday.

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