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Horse-racing - April April 2022

Fairytale Aintree Grand National win for Emmet Mullins and Sam Waley-Cohen
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# Racing

Fairytale Aintree Grand National win for Emmet Mullins and Sam Waley-Cohen

Apr 9th 2022, 5:31 PM 43,599 Views 5 Comments

50-1 shot Noble Yeats took the glory.

Davy Russell and Mark Walsh enjoy Grade 1 success at Aintree
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# Racing

Davy Russell and Mark Walsh enjoy Grade 1 success at Aintree

Updated Apr 9th 2022, 4:04 PM 3,634 Views 0 Comments

Walsh won twice for Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott, while Russell triumphed with Elliott.

Longhouse Poet is the one to back today in the National
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# Grand Ambitions

Longhouse Poet is the one to back today in the National

Apr 9th 2022, 7:45 AM 3,794 Views 0 Comments

Longhouse Poet is only eight and has raced just six times over fences but proved in the Thyestes Chase that he was well able for the rough and tumble of a big-field handicap.

De Bromhead hopes Blackmore and Minella Times overcome weighty National issue
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# King Henry

De Bromhead hopes Blackmore and Minella Times overcome weighty National issue

Apr 8th 2022, 9:27 AM 3,157 Views 0 Comments

Blackmore and Minella Times have a huge challenge ahead of them in tomorrow’s Grand National.

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

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

Updated Apr 8th 2022, 8:27 AM 24,669 Views 5 Comments

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Brilliant Epatante runs out as easy winner in Aintree Hurdle
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# Emphatic

Brilliant Epatante runs out as easy winner in Aintree Hurdle

Apr 7th 2022, 5:45 PM 2,683 Views 0 Comments

The former champion hurdler cruised into contention under Aidan Coleman.

Clan Des Obeaux sees it out for second Betway Bowl victory
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# Sequel

Clan Des Obeaux sees it out for second Betway Bowl victory

Apr 7th 2022, 3:25 PM 2,085 Views 1 Comment

Conflated was closing with every stride at Aintree.

Flooring Porter headlines Liverpool Hurdle contenders
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# Racing

Flooring Porter headlines Liverpool Hurdle contenders

Apr 4th 2022, 7:57 PM 3,807 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Cromwell’s stable star aiming to follow up Cheltenham success.

Win My Wings storms to Scottish National glory on famous day for Christian Williams
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# Wing Forward

Win My Wings storms to Scottish National glory on famous day for Christian Williams

Apr 2nd 2022, 4:10 PM 2,358 Views 0 Comments

Stablemate Kitty’s Light is second in Ayr showpiece.

Piz Badile keeps Derby dream alive with Ballysax win
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# Lepardstown

Piz Badile keeps Derby dream alive with Ballysax win

Apr 2nd 2022, 3:49 PM 2,016 Views 0 Comments

The Colt had to battle back to see off Buckaroo.

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

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

Apr 1st 2022, 3:00 PM 30,179 Views 6 Comments

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Horse-racing - March March 2022

'Shark' Hanlon thrilled to keep Grade One-winner Skyace in his yard
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# Racing

'Shark' Hanlon thrilled to keep Grade One-winner Skyace in his yard

Mar 31st 2022, 6:01 PM 4,612 Views 0 Comments

The winning hurdler already being aimed at Cheltenham next year.

Robbie Dunne has suspension reduced to 10 months on appeal
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# Horse Racing

Robbie Dunne has suspension reduced to 10 months on appeal

Mar 30th 2022, 4:18 PM 5,848 Views 2 Comments

His original ban for bullying and harassing fellow rider Bryony Frost was 18 months, with three months suspended.

Elliott assembling powerful squad for National assignments
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# Grand Designs

Elliott assembling powerful squad for National assignments

Mar 30th 2022, 9:40 AM 2,576 Views 0 Comments

Death Duty expected to play a leading role at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday.

Irish eyes smiling in Dubai as A Case Of You sprints to victory
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# Horse Racing

Irish eyes smiling in Dubai as A Case Of You sprints to victory

Mar 26th 2022, 7:38 PM 4,041 Views 1 Comment

Ado McGuinness’ stable star held off Happy Romance.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
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# Out Of 10

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 25th 2022, 5:00 PM 27,822 Views 3 Comments

Here’s your chance to prove that you were paying attention over the past seven days.

Aintree aim for Cheltenham winning hero Flooring Porter
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# Racing

Aintree aim for Cheltenham winning hero Flooring Porter

Mar 23rd 2022, 3:05 PM 3,155 Views 0 Comments

French Champion Hurdle also on connections’ radar.

Warm weather is music to the ears of 150-1 Irish Grand National winner
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# Racing

Warm weather is music to the ears of 150-1 Irish Grand National winner

Mar 22nd 2022, 5:46 PM 8,104 Views 0 Comments

Last year’s surprise winner primed for Irish National repeat bid.

Henry De Bromhead hails ‘unreal’ repeat of Cheltenham double
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# Winner Winner

Henry De Bromhead hails ‘unreal’ repeat of Cheltenham double

Mar 21st 2022, 3:32 PM 3,921 Views 0 Comments

Trainer and jockey Rachael Blackmore claimed Champion Hurdle and Gold Cup success.

Man United now a second-rank side and more of the week's best sportswriting
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# Good Reads

Man United now a second-rank side and more of the week's best sportswriting

Mar 20th 2022, 8:30 AM 5,204 Views 0 Comments

Also, Daragh Ó Conchúir pays tribute to Tiger Roll.

Business as usual for the champ as Rachael Blackmore enjoys Thurles homecoming
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# Tipp Top

Business as usual for the champ as Rachael Blackmore enjoys Thurles homecoming

Mar 19th 2022, 6:46 PM 9,287 Views 1 Comment

‘I feel tired, and that’s the first thing that comes to mind!’

Max Flamingo heading for Irish National after Thurles triumph
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# Max Power

Max Flamingo heading for Irish National after Thurles triumph

Mar 19th 2022, 5:03 PM 2,095 Views 0 Comments

‘He’ll run in the Irish National next…us small men have to dream big!’.

Rachael Blackmore continues to take racing and the sporting world by storm
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# Gold Cup

Rachael Blackmore continues to take racing and the sporting world by storm

Mar 18th 2022, 8:59 PM 5,189 Views 1 Comment

Willie Mullins had five of the seven winners on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, and he is not the headline act.

Rachael Blackmore's Gold Cup glory - 'I just can't explain how lucky I feel'
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# Racing

Rachael Blackmore's Gold Cup glory - 'I just can't explain how lucky I feel'

Mar 18th 2022, 4:59 PM 28,843 Views 29 Comments

A Plus Tard landed the big one at Cheltenham today.

Vauban storms to classy success as Mullins kicks off with quick Friday treble
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# Racing

Vauban storms to classy success as Mullins kicks off with quick Friday treble

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 4:10 PM 3,708 Views 0 Comments

State Man proves different class in County Hurdle while The Nice Guy took the Albert Bartlett.

Rachael Blackmore makes history again as A Plus Tard wins Cheltenham Gold Cup
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# Star Of The Show

Rachael Blackmore makes history again as A Plus Tard wins Cheltenham Gold Cup

Mar 18th 2022, 3:40 PM 32,858 Views 29 Comments

A Plus Tard was sent off the 3/1 favourite.

Opportunity knocks for Davy Russell as he bids for a second Gold Cup win
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# Oldest Stager

Opportunity knocks for Davy Russell as he bids for a second Gold Cup win

Mar 18th 2022, 6:52 AM 5,409 Views 0 Comments

The Youghal man defied many doubters when he came back from 11 months sidelined last year.

Donn McClean: Brilliant Allaho squeezes rivals into submission to repeat 2021 heroics
# Cheltenham
# Cheltenham

Donn McClean: Brilliant Allaho squeezes rivals into submission to repeat 2021 heroics

Mar 17th 2022, 9:19 PM 2,113 Views 0 Comments

The Cheveley Park Stud horse delivered another phenomenal performance on day three at Cheltenham.

Townend's rollercoaster of emotions on a St Patrick's Day he will never forget
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# Contrast

Townend's rollercoaster of emotions on a St Patrick's Day he will never forget

Mar 17th 2022, 6:24 PM 4,474 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old came to grief at the final fence in the opening race, the Novices Chase, when clear on Galopin des Champs.

Flooring Porter retains Stayers’ Hurdle title in style
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# Superb

Flooring Porter retains Stayers’ Hurdle title in style

Mar 17th 2022, 4:18 PM 2,816 Views 2 Comments

The 4-1 shot was given a superb ride by Danny Mullins to join the elite band of multiple winners.

Dominant Allaho delivers Ryanair Chase double for Willie Mullins
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# Cheltenham Festival

Dominant Allaho delivers Ryanair Chase double for Willie Mullins

Mar 17th 2022, 3:46 PM 1,798 Views 0 Comments

Mullins runner makes every yard in Festival feature.

Tom O'Brien guides Third Wind past Alaphilippe for Pertemps prize
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# Winds Of Change

Tom O'Brien guides Third Wind past Alaphilippe for Pertemps prize

Mar 17th 2022, 2:54 PM 1,707 Views 0 Comments

25-1 shot prevails for Hughie Morrison at Cheltenham.

Rachael Blackmore wins again - this time on Bob Olinger in dramatic Festival opener
# Worth A Few Bob
# Worth A Few Bob

Rachael Blackmore wins again - this time on Bob Olinger in dramatic Festival opener

Mar 17th 2022, 2:05 PM 3,940 Views 1 Comment

Galopin Des Champs was clear when falling at the last.

Bob Olinger a great bet - 3 tips for Day Three of the Cheltenham Festival
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# Forecast

Bob Olinger a great bet - 3 tips for Day Three of the Cheltenham Festival

Mar 17th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,525 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward shares his picks this St Patrick’s Day.

Tiger Roll just denied glorious swansong by stablemate Delta Work
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# Roll-out

Tiger Roll just denied glorious swansong by stablemate Delta Work

Mar 16th 2022, 4:50 PM 16,469 Views 16 Comments

Pulsating finish to cross-country chase will live long in the memory.

Shishkin pulled up as Energumene takes Champion Chase gold for Willie Mullins
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# Cheltenham

Shishkin pulled up as Energumene takes Champion Chase gold for Willie Mullins

Mar 16th 2022, 3:55 PM 3,092 Views 0 Comments

Dramatic running of two-mile championship at Cheltenham.

Commander of Fleet takes charge at Cheltenham for Elliott
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# Racing

Commander of Fleet takes charge at Cheltenham for Elliott

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 3:26 PM 3,710 Views 0 Comments

Earlier favourite Bravemansgame was pulled out and L’Homme Presse cruises to success.

First Irish success of the day as Townend powers home for Mullins on Sir Gerhard
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# Upandrunning

First Irish success of the day as Townend powers home for Mullins on Sir Gerhard

Mar 16th 2022, 2:02 PM 1,998 Views 1 Comment

“He showed his class, as keen as he was, to stay going. I was afraid going around that we were in the wrong race, but he showed his true ability”

Minella Indo takes on 10 rivals in Cheltenham Gold Cup defence
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# Main Event

Minella Indo takes on 10 rivals in Cheltenham Gold Cup defence

Mar 16th 2022, 11:15 AM 2,629 Views 3 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s horse looks to retain his crown on Friday.

Poll: Who do you think will win today's Champion Chase at Cheltenham?
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# Racing

Poll: Who do you think will win today's Champion Chase at Cheltenham?

Mar 16th 2022, 7:30 AM 4,266 Views 1 Comment

The feature race on Day Two is in the spotlight.