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Horse-racing - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Here's what's coming up this week for members of The42
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Nov 8th 2020, 11:05 PM 3,896 Views 0 Comments

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Castlegrace Paddy overcomes A Plus Tard at Navan
# Upset
# Upset

Castlegrace Paddy overcomes A Plus Tard at Navan

Nov 8th 2020, 8:22 PM 4,953 Views 0 Comments

It was clear some way from home it was not going to be entirely straightforward for the 1-2 favourite.

Horse-racing - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Delight for Keane and Weld with $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf triumph
# Keane-land
# Keane-land

Delight for Keane and Weld with $4 million Breeders' Cup Turf triumph

Nov 7th 2020, 10:15 PM 9,477 Views 5 Comments

A first Breeders’ Cup victory for Dermot Weld after Colin Keane took the ride at short notice.

Order of Australia caps unlikely clean sweep for O'Brien in Breeders' Cup Mile
# Outsider
# Outsider

Order of Australia caps unlikely clean sweep for O'Brien in Breeders' Cup Mile

Nov 7th 2020, 9:14 PM 6,473 Views 1 Comment

The colt, who was sent off at 73-1, only got into the race after One Master was scratched on Thursday.

King marches On To Victory in Doncaster feature
# On To Victory
# On To Victory

King marches On To Victory in Doncaster feature

Nov 7th 2020, 4:45 PM 3,113 Views 0 Comments

Final big race of Flat season goes to Barbury Castle handler.

Horse-racing - Friday 6 November, 2020

Fire At Will powers past O'Brien's Battleground to shoot down European hopes on Day 1 of Breeder's Cup
# LOngshot
# LOngshot

Fire At Will powers past O'Brien's Battleground to shoot down European hopes on Day 1 of Breeder's Cup

Nov 6th 2020, 11:22 PM 4,146 Views 9 Comments

There were no winners from this side of the pond on the opening day at Keeneland.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Joseph O’Brien pips dad Aidan to win second Melbourne Cup with Twilight Payment
# Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup

Joseph O’Brien pips dad Aidan to win second Melbourne Cup with Twilight Payment

Nov 3rd 2020, 8:02 AM 7,090 Views 6 Comments

Race marred by a fatal injury to last year’s Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck.

Horse-racing - Monday 2 November, 2020

Irish sport to benefit from 'unprecedented' €85 million funding package
# Support
# Support

Irish sport to benefit from 'unprecedented' €85 million funding package

Nov 2nd 2020, 3:00 PM 29,570 Views 35 Comments

‘The government recognises the vital contribution that sport has made to public health throughout the Covid-19 pandemic,’ said Minister Catherine Martin.

Horse-racing - Saturday 31 October, 2020

The Storyteller wins Champion Chase after thrilling Down Royal finish
# Ladbrokes Champion Chase
# Ladbrokes Champion Chase

The Storyteller wins Champion Chase after thrilling Down Royal finish

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 3:05 PM 6,667 Views 1 Comment

Elliott runner claims narrow verdict in Grade One heat.

Horse-racing - Friday 30 October, 2020

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Oct 30th 2020, 5:32 PM 35,753 Views 13 Comments

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Envoi Allen extends unbeaten run with easy win, Aspire Tower too good for Abacadabras
# Wrap
# Wrap

Envoi Allen extends unbeaten run with easy win, Aspire Tower too good for Abacadabras

Oct 30th 2020, 4:27 PM 4,900 Views 0 Comments

The De Bromhead runner surprised the hot favourite at Down Royal.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

'When you start out you hope to just get one' - Irish jockey Murphy on reaching 1,000 UK winners
# Milestone
# Milestone

'When you start out you hope to just get one' - Irish jockey Murphy on reaching 1,000 UK winners

Oct 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 2,865 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old had cause for celebration at Southwell yesterday.

Horse-racing - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Fabulous Frodon proves unstoppable at Cheltenham
# Racing
# Racing

Fabulous Frodon proves unstoppable at Cheltenham

Oct 24th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,709 Views 2 Comments

Gold Cup firmly on the agenda after Ryanair hero defies welter burden.

Horse-racing - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Grand National hero Tiger Roll sixth as he makes Flat comeback at Navan
# Eye Of The Tiger
# Eye Of The Tiger

Grand National hero Tiger Roll sixth as he makes Flat comeback at Navan

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:53 PM 4,317 Views 0 Comments

Cheltenham cross-country the likely next target for O’Leary’s star.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

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Oct 20th 2020, 4:58 PM 4,139 Views 0 Comments

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Horse-racing - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Poetic Flare lights up Leopardstown while Irish challenger Njord also wins
# Poetry In Motion
# Poetry In Motion

Poetic Flare lights up Leopardstown while Irish challenger Njord also wins

Oct 17th 2020, 5:54 PM 3,455 Views 0 Comments

Quick reappearance after Dewhurst run proves winning move for Bolger-trained Classic prospect.

Addeybb just Champion at Ascot for Haggas and Marquand
# Revenge
# Revenge

Addeybb just Champion at Ascot for Haggas and Marquand

Oct 17th 2020, 5:01 PM 2,857 Views 2 Comments

Deserved first Group One in Britain for globetrotting six-year-old.

The Revenant claims Queen Elizabeth II Stakes gold
# Ascot
# Ascot

The Revenant claims Queen Elizabeth II Stakes gold

Oct 17th 2020, 3:55 PM 3,026 Views 0 Comments

French raider was runner-up 12 months ago.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Gavin Cromwell's Darver Star gets chasing career off to a promising start
# Star Potential
# Star Potential

Gavin Cromwell's Darver Star gets chasing career off to a promising start

Oct 13th 2020, 4:53 PM 4,619 Views 3 Comments

Champion Hurdle third makes seamless switch to fences.

Horse-racing - Monday 12 October, 2020

John Oxx to retire from training at the end of the season
# Gent
# Gent

John Oxx to retire from training at the end of the season

Oct 12th 2020, 8:04 PM 7,588 Views 10 Comments

‘End of an era’, as trainer of the great Sea The Stars will not renew licence in 2021.

Enable retired following stellar career
# Enable To Stable
# Enable To Stable

Enable retired following stellar career

Oct 12th 2020, 10:35 AM 3,671 Views 3 Comments

Dual Arc winner bows out.

Horse-racing - Sunday 11 October, 2020

An Irish Olympian's battle with Parkinson's, mental health advice, and the week's best sportswriting
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# Recommended Reading

An Irish Olympian's battle with Parkinson's, mental health advice, and the week's best sportswriting

Oct 11th 2020, 8:30 AM 12,260 Views 0 Comments

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Horse-racing - Saturday 10 October, 2020

St Mark’s Basilica too good in Dewhurst for O’Brien and Dettori
# Aidan O'Brien
# Aidan O'Brien

St Mark’s Basilica too good in Dewhurst for O’Brien and Dettori

Oct 10th 2020, 5:54 PM 5,104 Views 1 Comment

Stablemate Wembley second, with Thunder Moon having to settle for third.

Horse-racing - Friday 9 October, 2020

Controversy at Fillies' Mile as Aidan O'Brien horses run with wrong numbers and jockeys
# Mix-up
# Mix-up

Controversy at Fillies' Mile as Aidan O'Brien horses run with wrong numbers and jockeys

Oct 9th 2020, 7:09 PM 8,673 Views 2 Comments

Wrong saddles put on runners in Friday’s Group One at Newmarket.

Horse-racing - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Sottsass survives stewards' enquiry to win Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
# Paris Je T'aime
# Paris Je T'aime

Sottsass survives stewards' enquiry to win Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Oct 4th 2020, 3:52 PM 5,087 Views 7 Comments

Enable, who was chasing a historic hattrick in the race, could only finish sixth.

Horse-racing - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Aidan O'Brien's planned runners withdrawn from ParisLongchamp following positive urine samples
# Decision
# Decision

Aidan O'Brien's planned runners withdrawn from ParisLongchamp following positive urine samples

Oct 3rd 2020, 10:23 PM 9,619 Views 19 Comments

The samples indicated the presence of a banned substance from contaminated feed.

Princess Zoe completes impressive rise to land dramatic Group One win for Tony Mullins in Paris
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Princess Zoe completes impressive rise to land dramatic Group One win for Tony Mullins in Paris

Oct 3rd 2020, 5:14 PM 7,114 Views 2 Comments

The five-year-old clinched victory just yards from the finish with Joey Sheridan on board.

Nando expected to relish Parisian mud
# NANDO PARRADO
# NANDO PARRADO

Nando expected to relish Parisian mud

Oct 3rd 2020, 1:54 PM 3,673 Views 0 Comments

Cox colt ‘in excellent form’ for Lagardere test.

Waterlogged Ascot off
# Abandoned
# Abandoned

Waterlogged Ascot off

Oct 3rd 2020, 10:58 AM 3,967 Views 0 Comments

Deluge brings abandonment after early inspection.

Horse-racing - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Champion jockey Oisin Murphy vows to clear his name after testing positive for cocaine
# Drugs
# Drugs

Champion jockey Oisin Murphy vows to clear his name after testing positive for cocaine

Oct 1st 2020, 1:44 PM 47,853 Views 31 Comments

The Irish rider was informed of the results in August, but insists he’s innocent.

Horse-racing - Friday 25 September, 2020

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Sep 25th 2020, 5:01 PM 37,430 Views 5 Comments

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Horse-racing - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Henderson ‘delighted’ as Buveur D’Air returns to training
# Comeback Trail
# Comeback Trail

Henderson ‘delighted’ as Buveur D’Air returns to training

Sep 19th 2020, 1:56 PM 6,180 Views 1 Comment

Dual Champion Hurdle hero on the comeback trail following long lay-off.

Horse-racing - Friday 18 September, 2020

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Sep 18th 2020, 5:00 PM 30,444 Views 5 Comments

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Horse-racing - Thursday 17 September, 2020

2017 Gold Cup winner Sizing John retired following latest injury setback
# Sizing John
# Sizing John

2017 Gold Cup winner Sizing John retired following latest injury setback

Sep 17th 2020, 7:35 PM 3,334 Views 4 Comments

The 10-year-old was due to run at Listowel on Sunday.

Horse-racing - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

'I spent a long time crying last night' - McCoy pays tribute to Pat Smullen
# RIP
# RIP

'I spent a long time crying last night' - McCoy pays tribute to Pat Smullen

Updated Sep 16th 2020, 8:00 PM 53,707 Views 5 Comments

Smullen passed away yesterday at the age of just 43.

A gentleman and complete professional – Pat Smullen was one of the greats
# RIP
# RIP

A gentleman and complete professional – Pat Smullen was one of the greats

Sep 16th 2020, 8:01 AM 5,172 Views 3 Comments

Long and distinguished career will never be forgotten.

Horse-racing - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen dies aged 43
# RIP
# RIP

9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen dies aged 43

Sep 15th 2020, 9:53 PM 110,480 Views 46 Comments

The Offaly native passed away this evening in Dublin.

Horse-racing - Monday 14 September, 2020

Wright Thompson, Cork's Double win and everything else you can expect from The42 membership this week
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Wright Thompson, Cork's Double win and everything else you can expect from The42 membership this week

Sep 14th 2020, 5:16 PM 17,971 Views 5 Comments

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Horse-racing - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Search For A Song powers to Irish Leger repeat at the Curragh
# On Song
# On Song

Search For A Song powers to Irish Leger repeat at the Curragh

Sep 13th 2020, 5:27 PM 3,994 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Thunder Moon powered home to win the National Stakes.

Horse-racing - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Joseph O'Brien's Galileo Chrome takes St Leger, Cadillac opens up the engine in Leopardstown
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Joseph O'Brien's Galileo Chrome takes St Leger, Cadillac opens up the engine in Leopardstown

Sep 12th 2020, 6:55 PM 5,191 Views 5 Comments

Tom Marquand was celebrating a twist of fate as he unexpectedly rode the winner.