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Horse-racing - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day
# Limited Numbers
# Limited Numbers

Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day

Jul 14th 2021, 11:03 AM 4,302 Views 6 Comments

Organisers had hoped to allow 5,000 fans through the turnstiles daily.

Horse-racing - Monday 12 July, 2021

Liam Burke already to looking forward to next ride – after comeback aged 64
# Back In The Saddle
# Back In The Saddle

Liam Burke already to looking forward to next ride – after comeback aged 64

Jul 12th 2021, 11:41 AM 6,737 Views 1 Comment

Burke yesterday made his return to the saddle for the first time in 33 years.

Horse-racing - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Sitting in biblical rain for a Connacht semi-final and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Long Reads
# Long Reads

Sitting in biblical rain for a Connacht semi-final and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jul 11th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,210 Views 0 Comments

Stick the kettle on and enjoy some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Horse-racing - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Starman proves class act in July Cup
# Winning
# Winning

Starman proves class act in July Cup

Jul 10th 2021, 6:15 PM 1,745 Views 0 Comments

Ed Walker’s sprinter was the emphatic winner at Newmarket.

Horse-racing - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Horse racing officials defend drugs record as Oireachtas committee hearings start
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

Horse racing officials defend drugs record as Oireachtas committee hearings start

Jul 8th 2021, 3:37 PM 10,990 Views 7 Comments

‘Whistleblower’ claims also strongly rebuked.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Johnny Ward: Racing chiefs saddle up to face Oireachtas quizzing

Johnny Ward: Racing chiefs saddle up to face Oireachtas quizzing

Jul 7th 2021, 4:01 PM 2,318 Views 0 Comments

Jim Bolger’s recent comments have prompted lots of questions.

Horse-racing - Monday 5 July, 2021

All sports venues in England to return to full capacity from 19 July
# The Old Normal
# The Old Normal

All sports venues in England to return to full capacity from 19 July

Jul 5th 2021, 8:14 PM 6,926 Views 13 Comments

Indoor and outdoor sporting arenas can be filled to capacity once more from two weeks’ time.

Horse-racing - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Aidan O'Brien's Broome sweeps aside Parisian field for first Group One triumph
# Paris Je T'aime
# Paris Je T'aime

Aidan O'Brien's Broome sweeps aside Parisian field for first Group One triumph

Jul 4th 2021, 3:54 PM 3,834 Views 3 Comments

Colin Keane made all to win at Saint-Cloud.

Horse-racing - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Ryan Moore impresses on St Mark's Basilica to win the Coral Eclipse
# Total Eclipse
# Total Eclipse

Ryan Moore impresses on St Mark's Basilica to win the Coral Eclipse

Jul 3rd 2021, 4:08 PM 2,619 Views 1 Comment

French Guineas and Derby hero too good for Addeybb and Mishriff.

Horse-racing - Friday 2 July, 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

Jul 2nd 2021, 12:00 PM 36,651 Views 13 Comments

GAA championship, Euros, the Lions, the Irish Open and lots more.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Irish jockey suffers fractured back and broken ribs in bad fall
# Injuries
# Injuries

Irish jockey suffers fractured back and broken ribs in bad fall

Jun 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 7,672 Views 2 Comments

Micheal Nolan will have surgery after the incident at Southwell on Monday.

Horse-racing - Monday 28 June, 2021

Galway Festival hoping to allow daily crowds of 5,000 to attend next month
# Ballybrit
# Ballybrit

Galway Festival hoping to allow daily crowds of 5,000 to attend next month

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 5:00 PM 19,845 Views 12 Comments

Organisers say they have been working with Horse Racing Ireland and the government on bringing spectators back to the event.

Horse-racing - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Thundering Nights edges out thrilling finish to clinch Pretty Polly Stakes at Curragh
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Thundering Nights edges out thrilling finish to clinch Pretty Polly Stakes at Curragh

Jun 27th 2021, 5:22 PM 2,502 Views 0 Comments

Santa Barbara just missed out in her third Group One of the season.

Horse-racing - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Hurricane Lane denies Lone Eagle to grab Irish Derby crown
# Hurricane Flies
# Hurricane Flies

Hurricane Lane denies Lone Eagle to grab Irish Derby crown

Jun 26th 2021, 4:24 PM 2,351 Views 4 Comments

British runners dominate in the Curragh Classic.

Romantic Proposal fires Nunthorpe dreams for Eddie Lynam
# Cutting A Dash
# Cutting A Dash

Romantic Proposal fires Nunthorpe dreams for Eddie Lynam

Jun 26th 2021, 3:03 PM 1,489 Views 0 Comments

Favourite claims Listed glory in style at the Curragh.

Horse-racing - Friday 25 June, 2021

Beyond Happy breaks duck in fifth career attempt to clinch Apprentice Derby
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Beyond Happy breaks duck in fifth career attempt to clinch Apprentice Derby

Jun 25th 2021, 11:12 PM 1,558 Views 1 Comment

The feature race at the Curragh went to a Jim Bolger-trained winner for the third time in the last four years.

Appleby looking to Hurricane Lane to secure Derby double at Curragh
# Times Two
# Times Two

Appleby looking to Hurricane Lane to secure Derby double at Curragh

Jun 25th 2021, 6:18 PM 1,651 Views 2 Comments

The Frankel colt was the best-fancied of three runners for the Moulton Paddocks maestro in the premier Classic at Epsom three weeks ago.

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

Jun 25th 2021, 12:06 PM 35,385 Views 5 Comments

GAA championship, Euros, the Lions and much, much more – it’s time to get planning.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Bolger to be invited before Oireachtas committee to discuss doping claims
# Investigating
# Investigating

Bolger to be invited before Oireachtas committee to discuss doping claims

Jun 22nd 2021, 10:43 PM 5,409 Views 2 Comments

Earlier this month Bolger outlined his concerns about the possibility of doping within Irish racing.

Horse-racing - Monday 21 June, 2021

Plans to extend Cheltenham Festival to five days back on the table
# Prestbury Park
# Prestbury Park

Plans to extend Cheltenham Festival to five days back on the table

Jun 21st 2021, 12:42 PM 2,800 Views 5 Comments

An extra day of racing could come into place in 2023, according to reports.

Horse-racing - Sunday 20 June, 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

Jun 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 1,500 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty more exclusive content on the way for our members.

Joan Of Arc scores brave victory for Aidan O'Brien in French Oaks
# Chantilly Cream
# Chantilly Cream

Joan Of Arc scores brave victory for Aidan O'Brien in French Oaks

Jun 20th 2021, 5:23 PM 3,880 Views 2 Comments

Chantilly victory is first Prix de Diane success for O’Brien.

Oisin Murphy crowned top jockey at Royal Ascot, pays moving tribute to Tiggy Hancock
# More Than Sport
# More Than Sport

Oisin Murphy crowned top jockey at Royal Ascot, pays moving tribute to Tiggy Hancock

Jun 20th 2021, 2:18 PM 5,426 Views 0 Comments

‘It really puts life in perspective. We’re all thinking about her and her family.’

Horse-racing - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Mullins and Moore again the perfect combination at Royal Ascot
# Stratum
# Stratum

Mullins and Moore again the perfect combination at Royal Ascot

Jun 19th 2021, 6:47 PM 4,654 Views 0 Comments

The duo teamed up for victory with Stratum in the Queen Alexandra Stakes.

Dream Of Dreams finally comes good in Diamond Jubilee
# Royal Ascot
# Royal Ascot

Dream Of Dreams finally comes good in Diamond Jubilee

Jun 19th 2021, 4:59 PM 1,565 Views 0 Comments

Third time lucky for the Michael Stoute stalwart.

Horse-racing - Friday 18 June, 2021

Create Belief first Royal Ascot winner for Johnny Murtagh as trainer
# Royal Ascot
# Royal Ascot

Create Belief first Royal Ascot winner for Johnny Murtagh as trainer

Jun 18th 2021, 6:02 PM 2,342 Views 1 Comment

Jockey Ben Coen was also celebrating a first Royal Ascot winner.

Agony to ecstasy as Oisin Murphy takes the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot
# Kerry Made
# Kerry Made

Agony to ecstasy as Oisin Murphy takes the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot

Jun 18th 2021, 4:56 PM 2,301 Views 1 Comment

The Irish rider bounced back from missing out on the Commonwealth Cup via a stewards’ inquiry to claim victory.

Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42
# Game On
# Game On

Introducing the new place for Scores & Fixtures on The42

Jun 18th 2021, 1:55 PM 11,392 Views 11 Comments

We’ve launched a powerful new scores hub – like you told us to.

Racing goes ahead at Royal Ascot following torrential rain
# When It Rains...
# When It Rains...

Racing goes ahead at Royal Ascot following torrential rain

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 1:53 PM 2,606 Views 0 Comments

Downpours have turned the ground soft, heavy in places.

Give your dad the gift he deserves this Father’s Day with a membership of The42
# Last Minute Dot Com
# Last Minute Dot Com

Give your dad the gift he deserves this Father’s Day with a membership of The42

Jun 18th 2021, 11:40 AM 1,545 Views 0 Comments

For the sports fan who has almost everything…

Horse-racing - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Sublime Subjectivist rules for Johnston and Joe Fanning in Gold Cup
# Joe Show
# Joe Show

Sublime Subjectivist rules for Johnston and Joe Fanning in Gold Cup

Jun 17th 2021, 5:30 PM 2,064 Views 1 Comment

Heartbreak for Stradivarius in bid to win big race for fourth time.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Love delivers for Aidan O’Brien in Prince of Wales’ Stakes
# You Love To See It
# You Love To See It

Love delivers for Aidan O’Brien in Prince of Wales’ Stakes

Jun 16th 2021, 5:37 PM 2,921 Views 2 Comments

Gavin Cromwell also celebrated success with Quick Suzy in the Queen Mary Stakes.

Horse-racing - Friday 11 June, 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

Jun 11th 2021, 12:48 PM 21,816 Views 13 Comments

Euro 2020 kicks-off later today.

Horse-racing - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Adam Kirby lands 16/1 Derby dream after losing his original ride earlier this week
# Adayar
# Adayar

Adam Kirby lands 16/1 Derby dream after losing his original ride earlier this week

Jun 5th 2021, 4:58 PM 3,608 Views 1 Comment

Adayar gives Charlie Appleby his second win in the Epsom showpiece.

Horse-racing - Friday 4 June, 2021

Snowfall storms to Oaks glory for O’Brien and Dettori
# Victory
# Victory

Snowfall storms to Oaks glory for O’Brien and Dettori

Jun 4th 2021, 5:01 PM 3,460 Views 2 Comments

Ballydoyle filly proves irresistible in Epsom Classic – with winning distance a race record.

Galway trainer Stephen Mahon handed four-year ban for breaches including neglect
# Suspended
# Suspended

Galway trainer Stephen Mahon handed four-year ban for breaches including neglect

Jun 4th 2021, 11:16 AM 2,759 Views 1 Comment

Mahon was found to have breached rules relating to animal welfare, neglect and proper supervision.

Horse-racing - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Legendary US trainer hit with two-year ban from Kentucky Derby over doping case
# Suspension
# Suspension

Legendary US trainer hit with two-year ban from Kentucky Derby over doping case

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:52 AM 4,125 Views 5 Comments

A positive test was confirmed against Bob Baffert’s horse Medina Spirit.

Horse-racing - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Schalke, Ballymurphy, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Schalke, Ballymurphy, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

May 30th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,638 Views 1 Comment

Sit back and enjoy some of our favorite reads from the last week.

Horse-racing - Friday 28 May, 2021

Government confirms plans to allow supporters back into stadiums from 7 June
# Open The Gates
# Open The Gates

Government confirms plans to allow supporters back into stadiums from 7 June

May 28th 2021, 6:27 PM 15,544 Views 4 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced the latest easing of restrictions this evening.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

May 28th 2021, 7:45 AM 25,269 Views 11 Comments

Get ready to settle into this lot over the weekend.