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#Dublin Racing Festival

# dublin-racing-festival - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Johnny Ward: Many bookmakers are afraid that the game is up
# Going Online
# Going Online

Johnny Ward: Many bookmakers are afraid that the game is up

Feb 3rd 2021, 1:02 PM 7,845 Views 1 Comment

The life of the bookmaker has been hit hard by Covid-19.

# dublin-racing-festival - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Donn McClean: Delta Work a serious prospect for Cheltenham Gold Cup despite losing Jack Kennedy
# Predictions
# Predictions

Donn McClean: Delta Work a serious prospect for Cheltenham Gold Cup despite losing Jack Kennedy

Feb 5th 2020, 6:13 PM 3,017 Views 1 Comment

The Gordon Elliott-trained horse stormed to victory at the Dublin Racing Festival.

# dublin-racing-festival - Sunday 2 February, 2020

'Freak' Faugheen sparks tears of joy on magical day at Leopardstown
# High Praise
# High Praise

'Freak' Faugheen sparks tears of joy on magical day at Leopardstown

Feb 2nd 2020, 6:08 PM 7,593 Views 2 Comments

Willie Mullins was full of praise for ‘one of the most special winners’ he has seen.

Faugheen steals the show at Leopardstown while Delta Work lands Gold Cup success for Elliott
# Dublin Racing Festival
# Dublin Racing Festival

Faugheen steals the show at Leopardstown while Delta Work lands Gold Cup success for Elliott

Updated Feb 2nd 2020, 3:38 PM 6,264 Views 5 Comments

Asterion Forlonge and A Wave Of The Sea also secured victories on a busy day of racing.

# dublin-racing-festival - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Johnny Ward: Sunshine, gales and Honeysuckle's reign on day one of the Dublin Racing Festival
# Fairyhouse
# Fairyhouse

Johnny Ward: Sunshine, gales and Honeysuckle's reign on day one of the Dublin Racing Festival

Feb 1st 2020, 6:02 PM 3,464 Views 4 Comments

The queen still reigns, but after answering every call in the big race she nearly left as many questions as answers.

Notebook wins brilliant renewal of the Arkle at Leopardstown and joy for Chacun Pour Soi
# Winning
# Winning

Notebook wins brilliant renewal of the Arkle at Leopardstown and joy for Chacun Pour Soi

Updated Feb 1st 2020, 3:17 PM 3,532 Views 3 Comments

Earlier Latest Exhibition won the opener for trainer Paul Nolan and jockey Bryan Cooper.

Donn McClean: So many questions ahead of fascinating weekend at Dublin Racing Festival
# Column
# Column

Donn McClean: So many questions ahead of fascinating weekend at Dublin Racing Festival

Feb 1st 2020, 12:44 PM 2,487 Views 4 Comments

Will it be Chacun Pour Soi or A Plus Tard?

# dublin-racing-festival - Monday 13 January, 2020

Irish Gold Cup winner returns as Grade 1 Leopardstown entries confirmed
# Dublin Racing Festival
# Dublin Racing Festival

Irish Gold Cup winner returns as Grade 1 Leopardstown entries confirmed

Jan 13th 2020, 2:28 PM 3,135 Views 4 Comments

The Dublin Racing Festival takes place on the weekend of 1-2 February.

# dublin-racing-festival - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

How d'you like them Apple's? Gordon Elliott right to eye Champion Hurdle after Dublin victory
# Column
# Column

How d'you like them Apple's? Gordon Elliott right to eye Champion Hurdle after Dublin victory

Feb 5th 2019, 4:24 PM 2,808 Views 6 Comments

Donn McClean reflects on an incident-packed weekend at Leopardstown, where Apple’s Jade showed her class. .

# dublin-racing-festival - Sunday 3 February, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite pictures from the sporting week
# Review
# Review

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite pictures from the sporting week

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:35 PM 7,839 Views 1 Comment

We look back on a busy few days of sporting action.

# dublin-racing-festival - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Willie Mullins-trained Melon the obvious danger to rampant Apple's Jade
# Tipping
# Tipping

Willie Mullins-trained Melon the obvious danger to rampant Apple's Jade

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:05 AM 2,238 Views 2 Comments

Can Apple’s Jade transfer the form she has shown over longer distances to the minimum trip?

# dublin-racing-festival - Friday 1 February, 2019

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance
# Column
# Column

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance

Feb 1st 2019, 12:50 PM 5,274 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old has had to deal with losing the Gigginstown job but retirements will leave a gap to fill and he’s as good as anyone else left, writes Johnny Ward.

# dublin-racing-festival - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Leopardstown on course to beat the weather as cards in Britain continue to fall
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

Leopardstown on course to beat the weather as cards in Britain continue to fall

Jan 31st 2019, 6:16 PM 3,297 Views 0 Comments

However, officials have announced the running order will be amended on Saturday.

# dublin-racing-festival - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'Whenever I see a bit of white railing, I get a buzz': The man who makes it all happen at Leopardstown
# Dublin Racing Festival
# Dublin Racing Festival

'Whenever I see a bit of white railing, I get a buzz': The man who makes it all happen at Leopardstown

Jan 30th 2019, 12:52 PM 5,436 Views 1 Comment

In the first episode of our Humans of Horse Racing series, we meet the course’s operations manager David Attwood.

# dublin-racing-festival - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

2017 Gold Cup winner to miss Leopardstown this weekend due to the ground
# Sizing John
# Sizing John

2017 Gold Cup winner to miss Leopardstown this weekend due to the ground

Jan 29th 2019, 6:02 PM 4,172 Views 2 Comments

Sizing John’s much anticipated return has been further delayed.

# dublin-racing-festival - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

5 horses that could light up the Dublin Racing Festival next week
# Capital Gains
# Capital Gains

5 horses that could light up the Dublin Racing Festival next week

Jan 22nd 2019, 8:15 AM 6,930 Views 1 Comment

There’s an intriguing couple of days in store at Leopardstown.

# dublin-racing-festival - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Apple's Jade 'very doubtful' to take a shot at Cheltenham Champion Hurdle
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Apple's Jade 'very doubtful' to take a shot at Cheltenham Champion Hurdle

Jan 16th 2019, 6:07 PM 2,899 Views 2 Comments

Gigginstown star’s next target will be the Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown next month.

# dublin-racing-festival - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Big shock at Leopardstown as Joseph O'Brien's 'Miracle Horse' wins Irish Gold Cup
# Dublin Racing Festival
# Dublin Racing Festival

Big shock at Leopardstown as Joseph O'Brien's 'Miracle Horse' wins Irish Gold Cup

Feb 4th 2018, 6:40 PM 6,103 Views 3 Comments

Edwulf nearly died at Cheltenham last year.

# dublin-racing-festival - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Supasundae edges out Faugheen to win Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown
# Super Saturday
# Super Saturday

Supasundae edges out Faugheen to win Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown

Feb 3rd 2018, 5:26 PM 5,110 Views 8 Comments

Footpad and Tower Bridge won the other Grade One races today.

# dublin-racing-festival - Friday 2 February, 2018

'You can ride with an arm and a half, but you need two legs'
# Ruby Ruby Ruby
# Ruby Ruby Ruby

'You can ride with an arm and a half, but you need two legs'

Feb 2nd 2018, 7:05 PM 6,961 Views 8 Comments

Ruby Walsh on missing out on this weekend’s Dublin Racing Festival and what he expects from Faugheen.

'I'd skip school whenever I could to go racing. I think my mother got sick of writing absent notes for me'
# Working On A Dream
# Working On A Dream

'I'd skip school whenever I could to go racing. I think my mother got sick of writing absent notes for me'

Feb 2nd 2018, 8:15 AM 7,513 Views 3 Comments

Cheltenham winner Lisa O’Neill speaks to The42 ahead of the inaugural Dublin Racing Festival this weekend.