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Horse-racing - Friday 5 March, 2021

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:00 PM 20,471 Views 8 Comments

Plenty of sport to watch over the next few days.

Envoi Allen settling in after high-profile move to Henry de Bromhead
# New Home
# New Home

Envoi Allen settling in after high-profile move to Henry de Bromhead

Mar 5th 2021, 8:10 AM 3,853 Views 18 Comments

Fellow Festival contenders Quilixios and Ballyadam also doing well.

Horse-racing - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'Racing can be so evocative. People love looking back and will remember where they were'
# Laochra Na Rasaíochta
# Laochra Na Rasaíochta

'Racing can be so evocative. People love looking back and will remember where they were'

Mar 4th 2021, 3:06 PM 2,841 Views 5 Comments

The great Danoli, Dorans Pride, Beef Or Salmon and Limestone Lad are in the spotlight tonight on TG4.

Owner Reynolds voices support for Elliott - ‘The scars of this week are his ultimate punishment’
# Case For Defence
# Case For Defence

Owner Reynolds voices support for Elliott - ‘The scars of this week are his ultimate punishment’

Mar 4th 2021, 8:32 AM 18,795 Views 37 Comments

Reynolds has eight horses at the Meath yard, including top staying chaser Presenting Percy

Horse-racing - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: Elliott deserves punishment but he should get a break too

Johnny Ward: Elliott deserves punishment but he should get a break too

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:39 PM 12,090 Views 17 Comments

The trainer often gave others a second chance, something he now needs himself.

Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal
# Fallout
# Fallout

Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal

Mar 3rd 2021, 9:49 AM 53,022 Views 76 Comments

eCOMM Merchant Solutions have ended their arrangement with Elliott, while a local GAA club has voiced its support for the trainer.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

'I'll ring him soon' - De Bromhead to consult with Elliott after Cheveley Park move horses to his yard
# Henry De Bromhead
# Henry De Bromhead

'I'll ring him soon' - De Bromhead to consult with Elliott after Cheveley Park move horses to his yard

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:03 PM 11,412 Views 0 Comments

The unbeaten Envoi Allen has moved to Henry De Bromhead’s yard.

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing
# Envoi Allen
# Envoi Allen

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing

Updated Mar 2nd 2021, 3:12 PM 34,222 Views 46 Comments

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has announced it will convene on Friday.

Punishment for Gordon Elliott must reflect the damage done to racing
# Column
# Column

Punishment for Gordon Elliott must reflect the damage done to racing

Mar 2nd 2021, 1:04 PM 9,591 Views 15 Comments

The trainer has put so many jobs at risk, if not the sport’s future funding, writes Johnny Ward.

Tiger Roll withdrawn from Grand National over 'unfair' weight
# Gigginstown
# Gigginstown

Tiger Roll withdrawn from Grand National over 'unfair' weight

Mar 2nd 2021, 12:21 PM 6,348 Views 2 Comments

The announcement was made by owners Gigginstown House Stud.

'Wholly disrespectful' - jockey apologises as probe launched into new social media post
# Probe
# Probe

'Wholly disrespectful' - jockey apologises as probe launched into new social media post

Updated Mar 2nd 2021, 11:53 AM 77,715 Views 72 Comments

The footage was posted on Twitter last night.

'We can be incredibly positive' - Minister Chambers on 2030 World Cup bid
# Joint Bid
# Joint Bid

'We can be incredibly positive' - Minister Chambers on 2030 World Cup bid

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:30 AM 3,546 Views 6 Comments

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers also condemned the controversial photo of Gordon Elliott.

Horse-racing - Monday 1 March, 2021

Gordon Elliott: 'A moment of madness that I am going to have to spend the rest of my life paying for'
# Apology
# Apology

Gordon Elliott: 'A moment of madness that I am going to have to spend the rest of my life paying for'

Mar 1st 2021, 10:31 PM 73,042 Views 90 Comments

The trainer has been speaking further about the controversy to The Racing Post today.

'I felt embarrassed for my sport. An appalling picture' - Walsh reacts to Elliott photo
# Response
# Response

'I felt embarrassed for my sport. An appalling picture' - Walsh reacts to Elliott photo

Mar 1st 2021, 9:29 PM 35,967 Views 38 Comments

Ruby Walsh also described the incident as ‘indefensible.’

Gordon Elliott barred from racing horses in Britain while investigation into image takes place
# Controversy
# Controversy

Gordon Elliott barred from racing horses in Britain while investigation into image takes place

Mar 1st 2021, 7:42 PM 51,714 Views 45 Comments

The news is a major announcement a fortnight out from the start of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.

Four-timer for Elliott at Punchestown as controversy over photo continues
# Gordon Elliott
# Gordon Elliott

Four-timer for Elliott at Punchestown as controversy over photo continues

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 6:02 PM 9,888 Views 3 Comments

The trainer has had two winners at today’s Punchestown meeting.

Michael O’Leary will ‘continue to support’ trainer Gordon Elliott despite ‘unacceptable’ photograph
# Controversy
# Controversy

Michael O’Leary will ‘continue to support’ trainer Gordon Elliott despite ‘unacceptable’ photograph

Mar 1st 2021, 12:42 PM 75,841 Views 59 Comments

Betfair, however, has severed ties with Elliott after he was photographed sitting on a dead horse.

Horse-racing - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Gordon Elliott apologises and offers ‘context’ to social media image
# Gordon Elliott
# Gordon Elliott

Gordon Elliott apologises and offers ‘context’ to social media image

Feb 28th 2021, 11:18 PM 64,972 Views 45 Comments

Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board investigating, as BHA urges swift resolution.

Horse-racing - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Tritonic powers to Adonis victory as Cape Gentleman conquers Dovecote rivals
# Kempton
# Kempton

Tritonic powers to Adonis victory as Cape Gentleman conquers Dovecote rivals

Feb 27th 2021, 7:01 PM 1,683 Views 1 Comment

Tritonic, more than useful on the Flat for Alan King and placed at Royal Ascot, has clearly taken to his new discipline very well.

Teahupoo gives Elliott further Cheltenham options
# Fairyhouse
# Fairyhouse

Teahupoo gives Elliott further Cheltenham options

Feb 27th 2021, 6:36 PM 2,194 Views 4 Comments

Jason The Militant struck for Henry de Bromhead and Rachael Blackmore in the Red Mills Trial Hurdle.

Horse-racing - Friday 26 February, 2021

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'
# Premier League
# Premier League

'Mourinho's in the worst form of his career and has never worked his way out of a similar situation'

Feb 26th 2021, 9:33 PM 20,408 Views 10 Comments

Miguel Delaney, David Sneyd and Johnny Ward are our latest guests on The Punt — discussing the major topics in the Premier League this week before we look ahead to Cheltenham.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Tributes paid after the passing of Tom Foley, trainer of the legendary Danoli
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after the passing of Tom Foley, trainer of the legendary Danoli

Feb 24th 2021, 9:14 PM 5,974 Views 1 Comment

Foley trained the popular winner at Cheltenham in 1994.

Blow for Ireland's amateur jockeys as UK ban upheld for Cheltenham
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

Blow for Ireland's amateur jockeys as UK ban upheld for Cheltenham

Feb 24th 2021, 1:31 PM 4,720 Views 6 Comments

Irish amateurs including Patrick Mullins, Jamie Codd and Derek O’Connor to miss this year’s Festival.

Johnny Ward: 'Cheltenham without people will not be nearly the same'
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

Johnny Ward: 'Cheltenham without people will not be nearly the same'

Feb 24th 2021, 8:40 AM 3,048 Views 6 Comments

Johnny Ward has his eye on some antepost value in this year’s Triumph Hurdle.

Horse-racing - Monday 22 February, 2021

JP McManus's Saint Roi set to miss Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

JP McManus's Saint Roi set to miss Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham

Feb 22nd 2021, 5:09 PM 3,231 Views 6 Comments

‘We’re not happy with him’, trainer Willie Mullins reveals.

Horse-racing - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42

Feb 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 1,717 Views 0 Comments

We go again…

'It’s still all systems go for Cheltenham': Elliott unconcerned as Tiger Roll fades in Boyne Hurdle
# Roll On Cheltenham
# Roll On Cheltenham

'It’s still all systems go for Cheltenham': Elliott unconcerned as Tiger Roll fades in Boyne Hurdle

Feb 21st 2021, 4:03 PM 2,732 Views 2 Comments

Beacon Edge won today’s Grade 2 feature at Navan.

Secret Investor springs Denman Chase surprise
# Top Secret
# Top Secret

Secret Investor springs Denman Chase surprise

Feb 21st 2021, 3:16 PM 1,719 Views 0 Comments

14-1 chance fends off stablemate Clan Des Obeaux – while Sceau Royal prevailed in the Betfair Game Spirit Chase at Newbury.

Horse-racing - Saturday 20 February, 2021

21-year-old Kildare jockey wins $20million world's richest race
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

21-year-old Kildare jockey wins $20million world's richest race

Feb 20th 2021, 8:01 PM 12,193 Views 5 Comments

Mishriff and David Egan powered home to wear down American ace Charlatan and land the Saudi Cup in Riyadh.

Goshen roars back into Champion Hurdle picture and Dashel Drasher with landmark Ascot win
# Racing
# Racing

Goshen roars back into Champion Hurdle picture and Dashel Drasher with landmark Ascot win

Feb 20th 2021, 4:24 PM 1,817 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile at Haydock, Third Wind provided Hughie Morrison with a big-race winner in the William Hill Rendlesham Hurdle

Horse-racing - Friday 19 February, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Feb 19th 2021, 5:00 PM 28,557 Views 4 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,463 Views 5 Comments

The Australian Open finals, the Merseyside derby and Irish provinces in Pro14 action are some of the highlights.

Horse-racing - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Davy Russell to miss next month's Cheltenham Festival through injury
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

Davy Russell to miss next month's Cheltenham Festival through injury

Feb 18th 2021, 4:44 PM 3,243 Views 1 Comment

Top jockey accepts full recovery from injury will not come in time.

Trainer Charles Byrnes fails with appeal against six-month suspension
# Verdict
# Verdict

Trainer Charles Byrnes fails with appeal against six-month suspension

Feb 18th 2021, 12:56 PM 2,447 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick native was punished after one of his horses tested positive for a prohibited substance in 2018.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Johnny Ward: Dubai's missing princess forces racing to face some uncomfortable truths
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Johnny Ward: Dubai's missing princess forces racing to face some uncomfortable truths

Feb 17th 2021, 2:10 PM 25,158 Views 7 Comments

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, father of missing Princess Latifa, has long been one of the sport’s great spenders.

Horse-racing - Monday 15 February, 2021

Gordon Elliott rules Delta Work out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Setback
# Setback

Gordon Elliott rules Delta Work out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Feb 15th 2021, 1:17 PM 2,203 Views 0 Comments

The eight-year-old, who was fifth in last year’s Gold Cup, will probably miss the rest of the season.

Horse-racing - Sunday 14 February, 2021

The Big Dog strikes chasing gold in Grand National Trial
# Woof
# Woof

The Big Dog strikes chasing gold in Grand National Trial

Feb 14th 2021, 6:03 PM 2,615 Views 2 Comments

Fahey runner scores maiden fences win in Punchestown feature.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

'I will never forget the first day my session got torn to shreds. That was the start of that learning process'
# Coaching Advice
# Coaching Advice

'I will never forget the first day my session got torn to shreds. That was the start of that learning process'

Feb 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 30,314 Views 2 Comments

Skills acquisition specialist Dr Ed Coughlan is Shane Keegan’s latest guest on How To Win At Dominoes.

Johnny Ward: 'One of the most audacious gambles in the history of sport... that almost came off'
# Column
# Column

Johnny Ward: 'One of the most audacious gambles in the history of sport... that almost came off'

Feb 10th 2021, 10:48 AM 5,044 Views 4 Comments

Our columnist considers the fallout and implications from the long-shot racing treble that just came up short on Sunday.

Horse-racing - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
# Extra Extra
# Extra Extra

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week

Feb 7th 2021, 7:57 PM 7,134 Views 0 Comments

Fancy treating yourself to even more top-class sports coverage while simultaneously supporting The42?