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Horse-racing - July July 2022

Fairyhouse start again on the agenda for Honeysuckle
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# Racing

Fairyhouse start again on the agenda for Honeysuckle

Jul 21st 2022, 12:52 PM 2,043 Views 0 Comments

Superstar mare likely to return in Hatton’s Grace Hurdle.

Jack Kennedy escapes serious injury in Tipperary fall
# Relief
# Relief

Jack Kennedy escapes serious injury in Tipperary fall

Jul 18th 2022, 2:44 PM 4,259 Views 1 Comment

The rider sustained only bruising in a tumble on Sunday and could make a swift return.

Magical Lagoon holds on to land Irish Oaks for Jessica Harrington
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# Magical Day

Magical Lagoon holds on to land Irish Oaks for Jessica Harrington

Jul 16th 2022, 4:49 PM 1,657 Views 0 Comments

Harrington adds a second Irish Classic to her list of honours.

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Updated Jul 15th 2022, 11:57 AM 24,850 Views 4 Comments

Plenty to enjoy this weekend.

Stiffer penalties announced following whip review
# Revised Rules
# Revised Rules

Stiffer penalties announced following whip review

Jul 12th 2022, 3:25 PM 2,518 Views 2 Comments

Winners can be disqualified if jockey breaks rules.

Frankie Dettori to ride Emily Upjohn in Irish Oaks
# Recall
# Recall

Frankie Dettori to ride Emily Upjohn in Irish Oaks

Jul 5th 2022, 10:31 AM 2,724 Views 2 Comments

The pair were in action on the July Course on Tuesday.

Vadeni grabs Eclipse victory for Rouget and Soumillon
# Success
# Success

Vadeni grabs Eclipse victory for Rouget and Soumillon

Jul 2nd 2022, 4:52 PM 1,607 Views 0 Comments

French raider secures Sandown Group One crown.

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# What's On?

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Updated Jul 1st 2022, 8:00 AM 37,566 Views 1 Comment

There’s live action in rugby, GAA, golf, tennis and cycling to kick off the month of July.

Horse-racing - June June 2022

La Petite Coco claims Group 1 victory in Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

La Petite Coco claims Group 1 victory in Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh

Jun 26th 2022, 5:13 PM 2,864 Views 1 Comment

The Paddy Twomey-trained filly held off My Astra to prevail by half a length under Billy Lee.

Westover dominates for Irish Derby crown
# Go West
# Go West

Westover dominates for Irish Derby crown

Jun 25th 2022, 4:05 PM 3,819 Views 0 Comments

Epsom third strikes Classic gold at the Curragh.

Camorra cruises to Curragh win in headline show for a clinical combination
# Lethal
# Lethal

Camorra cruises to Curragh win in headline show for a clinical combination

Jun 24th 2022, 8:09 PM 2,483 Views 0 Comments

Group Two victory highlights hat-trick for Lyons and Keane team.

Dettori team confident rider can bounce back amid Gosden split speculation
# Unseated
# Unseated

Dettori team confident rider can bounce back amid Gosden split speculation

Jun 24th 2022, 3:59 PM 3,936 Views 1 Comment

There were clear signs of strain at Royal Ascot last week, with Gosden senior publicly criticising Dettori following his ride on Stradivarius.

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# On The Box

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Jun 24th 2022, 7:30 AM 32,343 Views 10 Comments

There’s plenty of live action worth tuning in for across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Landmark week at Royal Ascot with eight Irish-trained winners
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Landmark week at Royal Ascot with eight Irish-trained winners

Jun 20th 2022, 11:31 AM 4,111 Views 0 Comments

Joseph O’Brien’s first time to win there as a trainer was massive.

Hollie Doyle makes history becoming first female jockey to win French classic
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

Hollie Doyle makes history becoming first female jockey to win French classic

Jun 19th 2022, 3:58 PM 4,136 Views 2 Comments

The 25-year-old English jockey had finished third on Nashwa in the Epsom Oaks earlier this month.

Naval Crown leads home famous one-two for Appleby in Platinum Jubilee
# Crowning Glory
# Crowning Glory

Naval Crown leads home famous one-two for Appleby in Platinum Jubilee

Jun 18th 2022, 4:47 PM 1,829 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Aidan O’Brien recorded a remarkable 900th Group/Graded winner under both codes

O’Brien chalks up 80th Royal Ascot success with Changingoftheguard
# Kind Edward VII Stakes
# Kind Edward VII Stakes

O’Brien chalks up 80th Royal Ascot success with Changingoftheguard

Jun 17th 2022, 6:20 PM 4,252 Views 0 Comments

Derby fifth clings on to give Ballydoyle handler another landmark win.

Frankie Dettori banned for two days for Stradivarius ride
# Royal Ascot
# Royal Ascot

Frankie Dettori banned for two days for Stradivarius ride

Jun 17th 2022, 2:02 PM 6,392 Views 0 Comments

The jockey was found to have breached whip rules in the Gold Cup.

Secret State secures King George V prize
# Ascot
# Ascot

Secret State secures King George V prize

Jun 16th 2022, 4:30 PM 3,031 Views 0 Comments

Appleby and Buick unearth potential Leger contender.

From Meath to Royal Ascot - 'To be going there with a chance is unbelievable'
# Racing
# Racing

From Meath to Royal Ascot - 'To be going there with a chance is unbelievable'

Jun 13th 2022, 2:54 PM 3,423 Views 0 Comments

Trainer Jack Davison on his star filly Mooneista.

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Jun 10th 2022, 5:00 PM 31,189 Views 9 Comments

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Dual Gold Cup hero Al Boum Photo bows out
# Photo Finish
# Photo Finish

Dual Gold Cup hero Al Boum Photo bows out

Jun 7th 2022, 4:27 PM 3,651 Views 2 Comments

Cheltenham winner and his stablemate Melon both set for eventing careers.

Champions League final distress and Ulster final magic; our favourite sportswriting this week
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# Good Reads

Champions League final distress and Ulster final magic; our favourite sportswriting this week

Jun 5th 2022, 8:30 AM 5,149 Views 0 Comments

Flick on the kettle…

Animal activists taken away by police after running on to Epsom track
# Protest
# Protest

Animal activists taken away by police after running on to Epsom track

Jun 4th 2022, 6:23 PM 16,225 Views 4 Comments

Incident occurred ahead of the Cazoo Derby.

Desert Crown gives trainer Michael Stoute his sixth Epsom Derby
# Crowning Glory
# Crowning Glory

Desert Crown gives trainer Michael Stoute his sixth Epsom Derby

Jun 4th 2022, 5:04 PM 2,709 Views 1 Comment

The 5-2 favourite passed the post clear under Richard Kingscote, who was riding in only his second Derby.

Dettori shines from the front on Megallan
# Frankie
# Frankie

Dettori shines from the front on Megallan

Jun 4th 2022, 4:03 PM 2,722 Views 0 Comments

Diomed delight for Gosden team.

Tuesday leads four-strong Oaks raid for Aidan O’Brien
# Epsom
# Epsom

Tuesday leads four-strong Oaks raid for Aidan O’Brien

Jun 2nd 2022, 4:58 PM 1,999 Views 0 Comments

Stamina should not be an issue for dual 1000 Guineas-placed filly.

Age Of Kings claims cosy success at the Curragh for Aidan O'Brien
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

Age Of Kings claims cosy success at the Curragh for Aidan O'Brien

Jun 1st 2022, 6:46 PM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

The son of Kingman has emerged as another possible Royal Ascot contender for O’Brien.

Horse-racing - May May 2022

This weekend’s Derby to be run in memory of Lester Piggott
# Racing
# Racing

This weekend’s Derby to be run in memory of Lester Piggott

May 30th 2022, 4:39 PM 2,537 Views 0 Comments

Master jockey won the premier Classic at Epsom nine times.

Lester Piggott, winner of the Derby nine times, dies aged 86
# Rest In Peace
# Rest In Peace

Lester Piggott, winner of the Derby nine times, dies aged 86

Updated May 29th 2022, 12:05 PM 32,855 Views 19 Comments

Piggott’s son-in-law, William Haggas, confirmed the news, as legends Willie Carson and Frankie Dettori paid their tributes.

Appreciation for Mark Lawrenson and Liverpool insights; our favourite sportswriting this week
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# Good Reads

Appreciation for Mark Lawrenson and Liverpool insights; our favourite sportswriting this week

May 29th 2022, 8:30 AM 10,173 Views 0 Comments

Flick on the kettle…

Regally-bred Statuette makes striking debut for Aidan O'Brien at Navan
# Round-Up
# Round-Up

Regally-bred Statuette makes striking debut for Aidan O'Brien at Navan

May 28th 2022, 4:08 PM 2,548 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Prosperous Voyage is a late withdrawal from the St Mark’s Basilica Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary at ParisLongchamp

Homeless Songs produces brilliant display in Irish 1,000 Guineas
# Frankel's Daughter
# Frankel's Daughter

Homeless Songs produces brilliant display in Irish 1,000 Guineas

May 22nd 2022, 4:16 PM 2,476 Views 0 Comments

The daughter of Frankel passed the post with five and a half lengths in hand.

Native back on the winning Trail in Irish 2,000 Guineas
# The Curragh
# The Curragh

Native back on the winning Trail in Irish 2,000 Guineas

May 21st 2022, 4:26 PM 1,978 Views 1 Comment

Godolphin colt completes Classic treble for Charlie Appleby.

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May 20th 2022, 8:30 AM 35,648 Views 13 Comments

Plenty to enjoy watching this weekend.

Chetlenham Gold Cup winner among strong Auteuil team for Mullins
# Al Boum Photo
# Al Boum Photo

Chetlenham Gold Cup winner among strong Auteuil team for Mullins

May 17th 2022, 5:08 PM 3,088 Views 0 Comments

Al Boum Photo joins Klassical Dream, Kemboy and Tornado Flyer.

The US F1 boom and the death of a racehorse; our favourite sportswriting this week
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# Well Read

The US F1 boom and the death of a racehorse; our favourite sportswriting this week

May 15th 2022, 7:08 AM 8,436 Views 0 Comments

Plus the Milan mind lab and more…

Sun-drenched Newbury heralds return of racing’s new superstar
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# Newbury

Sun-drenched Newbury heralds return of racing’s new superstar

Updated May 14th 2022, 6:52 PM 4,241 Views 0 Comments

Baaeed answers every question and more with imperious Lockinge performance.

Kyprios underlines Gold Cup credentials with impressive Leopardstown win
# Too Good
# Too Good

Kyprios underlines Gold Cup credentials with impressive Leopardstown win

May 13th 2022, 8:45 PM 2,250 Views 1 Comment

The Aidan O’Brien-trained four-year-old finished 14 lengths clear in the Saval Beg Levmoss Stakes.

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# Forward Planning

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May 6th 2022, 3:33 PM 38,080 Views 5 Comments

It’s another busy few days of action.