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Horse-racing - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Gordon Elliott poised for return to action at Punchestown
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Gordon Elliott poised for return to action at Punchestown

Sep 12th 2021, 3:03 PM 2,302 Views 0 Comments

Oh Purple Reign will be first runner back for the Meath trainer after his six-month ban.

Horse-racing - Saturday 11 September, 2021

St Mark's Basilica shows his class to win €570k pot in thrilling Champion Stakes
# Mark Of A Champion
# Mark Of A Champion

St Mark's Basilica shows his class to win €570k pot in thrilling Champion Stakes

Sep 11th 2021, 3:05 PM 2,607 Views 1 Comment

Aidan O’Brien’s star beat Tarnawa by three-quarters of a length in a contest that lived up to its billing.

Lyons up and running with quickfire Leopardstown double
# Success
# Success

Lyons up and running with quickfire Leopardstown double

Sep 11th 2021, 2:13 PM 1,089 Views 0 Comments

Atomic Jones and Panama Red look to have exciting futures.

Basilica bids to seal superstar status with Irish Champion victory
# Racing
# Racing

Basilica bids to seal superstar status with Irish Champion victory

Sep 11th 2021, 10:26 AM 1,508 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien colt faces off with Tarnawa and Poetic Flare at Leopardstown.

Horse-racing - Friday 10 September, 2021

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

Updated Sep 10th 2021, 12:00 PM 23,643 Views 5 Comments

You won’t be stuck for options if you’re planning to spend the weekend on the couch.

Horse-racing - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today
# Suspension
# Suspension

Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today

Sep 9th 2021, 4:32 PM 3,094 Views 2 Comments

The trainer was suspended after an image of him sitting on a dead horse was widely circulated on social media back in February.

Davy Russell aiming for comeback next week after almost a year out of the saddle
# Back On The Horse
# Back On The Horse

Davy Russell aiming for comeback next week after almost a year out of the saddle

Sep 9th 2021, 3:44 PM 2,329 Views 2 Comments

The National-winning jockey has been sidelined since last October by serious a neck injury.

Jim Bolger hoping for Poetic triumph on long-overdue return to the racecourse
# Champions Weekend
# Champions Weekend

Jim Bolger hoping for Poetic triumph on long-overdue return to the racecourse

Sep 9th 2021, 11:00 AM 3,607 Views 1 Comment

Veteran trainer saddles one of the leading contenders in Saturday’s mouthwatering Irish Champion Stakes.

Horse-racing - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Island Brave battles to Old Borough Cup victory
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Island Brave battles to Old Borough Cup victory

Updated Sep 4th 2021, 4:41 PM 2,234 Views 0 Comments

Emaraaty Ana was the Sprint Cup hero as hot favourite Starman was denied in Haydock showpiece.

Horse-racing - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Irish Champions Weekend to welcome crowds of 4,000 on both days
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

Irish Champions Weekend to welcome crowds of 4,000 on both days

Sep 2nd 2021, 8:13 PM 2,115 Views 0 Comments

HRI boss Kavanagh thrilled at return of one of racing’s ‘essential ingredients’.

Jessica Harrington fined €2,000 over Galway mix-up
# Aurora Princess
# Aurora Princess

Jessica Harrington fined €2,000 over Galway mix-up

Sep 2nd 2021, 2:24 PM 5,866 Views 7 Comments

At a separate hearing, 19 of the 20 jockeys riding in the Guinness Galway Hurdle on 29 July were handed a one-day suspension.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Ger Lyons records landmark 1,000th winner at Roscommon
# Milestone
# Milestone

Ger Lyons records landmark 1,000th winner at Roscommon

Aug 31st 2021, 8:28 AM 2,357 Views 0 Comments

Offiah and Colin Keane give Classic-winning trainer victory to remember.

Horse-racing - Friday 27 August, 2021

Bopedro powers home in Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh

Bopedro powers home in Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh

Aug 27th 2021, 7:46 PM 2,072 Views 0 Comments

Big Curragh handicap goes to Conor Hoban-ridden winner, on good night for Jessica Harrington.

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# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

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Aug 27th 2021, 5:00 PM 23,915 Views 4 Comments

How closely have you been following the sports news this week?

Horse-racing - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Sonnyboyliston team considering their next move
# Ebor
# Ebor

Sonnyboyliston team considering their next move

Aug 25th 2021, 9:56 AM 2,403 Views 0 Comments

Ebor hero has top-class staying options.

Horse-racing - Monday 23 August, 2021

Tom O’Brien 'very grateful' after hitting 1,000-winner mark
# Grand
# Grand

Tom O’Brien 'very grateful' after hitting 1,000-winner mark

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:27 PM 1,983 Views 0 Comments

The Irish rider chalked up the landmark victory at Worcester yesterday.

Horse-racing - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Sonnyboyliston a knockout for Johnny Murtagh in Ebor at York
# Racing
# Racing

Sonnyboyliston a knockout for Johnny Murtagh in Ebor at York

Aug 21st 2021, 4:24 PM 2,083 Views 1 Comment

Kildare trainer bags York’s famous handicap for second time.

Horse-racing - Friday 20 August, 2021

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# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Aug 20th 2021, 5:16 PM 33,450 Views 4 Comments

How well do you remember the sporting headlines from the past seven days?

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Aug 20th 2021, 11:27 AM 18,203 Views 9 Comments

Get ready…

Horse-racing - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Roy Keane at 50, the harsh life of an Olympian and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Roy Keane at 50, the harsh life of an Olympian and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 15th 2021, 8:30 AM 8,119 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on, take a seat and get stuck into this lot.

Horse-racing - Friday 13 August, 2021

Irish tracks’ chief speak of frustration at on-going crowd restrictions
# Let Yourself Go
# Let Yourself Go

Irish tracks’ chief speak of frustration at on-going crowd restrictions

Aug 13th 2021, 4:58 PM 1,810 Views 2 Comments

Requests have been made to host 1,000 spectators each day at Listowel Festival and Irish Champions Weekend.

Horse-racing - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Ebro River in full flow for Phoenix Stakes gold at the Curragh
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Ebro River in full flow for Phoenix Stakes gold at the Curragh

Aug 8th 2021, 5:27 PM 2,506 Views 0 Comments

Hugo Palmer’s two-year-old landed the big prize of the day.

Horse-racing - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Shergar Cup belongs to Turner as Ladies Team triumph at Ascot
# Hat-trick
# Hat-trick

Shergar Cup belongs to Turner as Ladies Team triumph at Ascot

Aug 7th 2021, 9:51 PM 2,796 Views 2 Comments

Team Ireland were second best in the overall competition on 66 points.

Horse-racing - Friday 6 August, 2021

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Aug 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,063 Views 6 Comments

Get ready…

Horse-racing - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Oisin Murphy continues hot streak with Brighton treble
# Ravens Ark
# Ravens Ark

Oisin Murphy continues hot streak with Brighton treble

Aug 5th 2021, 10:19 PM 3,841 Views 1 Comment

Eight winners in two days for dual champion.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Cian O'Connor and Kilkenny withdraw from team showjumping event in Tokyo
# Olympic Games
# Olympic Games

Cian O'Connor and Kilkenny withdraw from team showjumping event in Tokyo

Aug 4th 2021, 4:04 PM 11,550 Views 7 Comments

The horse suffered a nosebleed during today’s individual event.

Horse-racing - Monday 2 August, 2021

Dream start for 16-year-old Fern O'Brien as she guides home 25/1 winner for father Fergal
# Carlisle
# Carlisle

Dream start for 16-year-old Fern O'Brien as she guides home 25/1 winner for father Fergal

Aug 2nd 2021, 8:35 PM 8,015 Views 1 Comment

‘I had my last pony race four days ago, turned 16 two days ago and now I’m here,’ said the jubilant jockey.

Horse-racing - Friday 30 July, 2021

Jazzaway another big winner for Willie Mullins at Galway
# Ballybrit
# Ballybrit

Jazzaway another big winner for Willie Mullins at Galway

Jul 30th 2021, 7:52 PM 2,408 Views 0 Comments

And plenty to celebrate for Paul and Jack Gilligan.

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# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jul 30th 2021, 5:00 PM 35,679 Views 12 Comments

How well do you remember the sporting headlines from the past seven days?

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Jul 30th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,447 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how to arrange your weekend.

Horse-racing - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Saldier defies top-weight to clinch Galway hurdle and land huge double for Mullins
# Champ Champ
# Champ Champ

Saldier defies top-weight to clinch Galway hurdle and land huge double for Mullins

Jul 29th 2021, 9:03 PM 2,761 Views 0 Comments

Mullins saddled his third winner of the Galway Hurdle in just four years today.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Royal Rendezvous delivers on Plate promise
# Galway
# Galway

Royal Rendezvous delivers on Plate promise

Jul 28th 2021, 7:19 PM 2,470 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s second goes one better for Mullins and Townend at Galway.

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up

Jul 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 5,363 Views 6 Comments

‘We will ensure that it never happens again’.

Horse-racing - Monday 26 July, 2021

Coltor claims top honours for Weld in Galway
# Opening Day
# Opening Day

Coltor claims top honours for Weld in Galway

Jul 26th 2021, 7:31 PM 2,538 Views 0 Comments

The 14-1 shot prevailed in the feature amateur riders’ event.

Samcro has weighty task in Galway Plate
# G-G-G-Galway
# G-G-G-Galway

Samcro has weighty task in Galway Plate

Jul 26th 2021, 1:18 PM 2,530 Views 0 Comments

The dual Cheltenham Festival hero seeks another famous victory.

Horse-racing - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Adayar is mighty in King George victory
# Kicking King
# Kicking King

Adayar is mighty in King George victory

Jul 24th 2021, 4:33 PM 2,884 Views 3 Comments

Appleby’s Derby winner emulates the great Galileo at Ascot.

Horse-racing - Friday 23 July, 2021

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Jul 23rd 2021, 2:55 PM 38,686 Views 7 Comments

The British & Irish Lions play their opening test match against South Africa, while Tokyo 2020 finally kicks-off.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Footage of UK abattoir slaughtering racehorses 'does not happen here', Irish officials say
# Horse Racing
From TheJournal.ie
# Horse Racing

Footage of UK abattoir slaughtering racehorses 'does not happen here', Irish officials say

Jul 20th 2021, 12:05 PM 57,530 Views 0 Comments

The British Horseracing Authority has promised to examine content of the BBC Panorama investigation.

Horse-racing - Monday 19 July, 2021

Power ruled out of Galway Festival over back surgery, Samcro allotted top weight
# Unlucky
# Unlucky

Power ruled out of Galway Festival over back surgery, Samcro allotted top weight

Jul 19th 2021, 6:17 PM 3,080 Views 0 Comments

Power say he hopes to return to fitness in time for the Listowel Festival in September.

BBC Panorama documentary to focus on fate of ex-racehorses
# Investigation
# Investigation

BBC Panorama documentary to focus on fate of ex-racehorses

Jul 19th 2021, 9:41 AM 6,706 Views 1 Comment

‘The Dark Side of Horse Racing’ will be shown at 8.30pm this evening.