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# racing - Yesterday’s News

'I had a marvellous life but there were sacrifices' - Meeting the voice of Irish racing Calling The Horses This post contains videos

'I had a marvellous life but there were sacrifices' - Meeting the voice of Irish racing

In the latest episode of Humans of Horse Racing, recently-retired commentator Des Scahill looks back on his illustrious career.

# racing - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Donn McClean: Enable's place in racing history is already assured, but she can achieve even more

With Frankie Dettori on board, the John Gosden-trained five-year-old impressed in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes on Saturday.

# racing - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Weekend tips: Step up in trip should suit unexposed and consistent filly

Richard Forristal makes his Saturday selections.

# racing - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Galway festival ruled out for Geraghty as he recovers from broken tibia and fibula

The jockey is now aiming for a comeback at the Listowel Festival.

# racing - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals Controversy

Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals

The programme also revealed cases of unregulated hare coursing in Cork.

# racing - Friday 21 June, 2019

No escape from lure of horse ownership for me after Operation Houdini

Johnny Ward trots down memory lane and praises the humble claimer.

# racing - Friday 14 June, 2019

Weekend Tips: Son of Sea The Stars can swell the coffers ahead of Ascot

Thom Malone runs through his picks from Saturday’s racing.

# racing - Friday 7 June, 2019

Weekend tips: Mullins will prevail with first Flat runner at Haydock

Thom Malone runs through his picks from Ireland, the UK and the US.

# racing - Friday 31 May, 2019

Weekend tips: Broome can cement O'Brien's greatness with seventh Epsom Derby victory

Galileo looms large on tomorrow’s Classic, writes Thom Malone.

'Three grand is all he cost! Can you imagine?' It's a long way from Tipperary for unlikely Epsom Dash favourite Hathiq

Trainer Denis Hogan could be headline racing news in Britain this weekend.

# racing - Friday 24 May, 2019

Weekend tips: Surprise inclusion can prove Too Darn Hot in Irish 2,000 Guineas

There’s the first Irish Classics of 2019 at the newly-revamped Kildare course, and we throw an eye towards Haydock for the Temple Stakes.

# racing - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Aidan O'Brien's expectations high for Epsom Derby challenge

Sir Dragonet is a best-priced 7-2 favourite for the Derby and is set to be joined by a host of stablemates.

# racing - Sunday 19 May, 2019

O'Brien mops up on Royal Ascot Trials Day, as Russell wins big in France

Russell added the Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris to his already incredible CV.

# racing - Friday 17 May, 2019

Weekend tips: Focusing on the action while 'Arma-Giggin' consequences remain far from a dead cert

At the end of a week in which Michael O’Leary revealed plans to scale back his Gigginstown operation, our tipster Thom Malone looks to the immediate future.

# racing - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice

The jockey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018.

# racing - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Raffles rounds off fine week for Henderson as Benie Des Dieux seals Annie Power win

The big winners on a busy day at Punchestown.

# racing - Friday 3 May, 2019

Buveur D'Air rebounds with Punchestown triumph under Davy Russell

JP McManus’ top-class hurdler reversed the Aintree placings with Supasundae at the Kildare venue.

Weekend tips: Dettori can clean up with Advertise in the 2000 Guineas

There’s loads of racing to look forward to over the bank holiday weekend, writes Thom Malone.

# racing - Thursday 2 May, 2019

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Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins

Chacun Pour Soi stormed to victory in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown.

# racing - Friday 26 April, 2019

Weekend tips: Present Man a gift with Bryony Frost on board at Sandown

There’s plenty of action this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours

The champion jockey is focused on next week’s Punchestown Festival.

# racing - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Voix Du Reve leads home a Gold Cup one-two for Willie Mullins at Fairyhouse

Meanwhile, Honeysuckle provided Rachael Blackmore with a first Irish Grade 1 victory.

# racing - Friday 19 April, 2019

Weekend tips: Benny is a friend of yours and Orr's dedication to pay dividends in Cork

Away from Fairyhouse there are plenty of punting opportunities this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

# racing - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Last year's winner Elliott aiming to break his own record and run 14 in Irish Grand National

General Principle will be attempting to become the first back-to-back winner of the Fairyhouse event since 1976.

Magical's mystery tour: it'll be interesting to see where Aidan O'Brien's star goes now

The filly was very impressive at Naas, Donn McClean writes.

# racing - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Cheltenham hero set to bid to land Gold Cup double at Punchestown next month

Al Boum Photo chases more glory at the festival next month.

# racing - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

# racing - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Donn McClean: Where were you when Tiger Roll claimed a piece of racing history?

The Gordon Elliott-trained horse proved he has the Aintree track figured out.

Appreciating every day and trying to work Racing TV: visiting Aidan O’Brien's Ballydoyle yard

The legendary trainer laid out his life philosophy when we called to his famous Tipperary base.

# racing - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Narrowing the field ahead of the Grand National

Thom Malone runs through the card ahead of the Aintree showpiece.

# racing - Friday 5 April, 2019

Weekend tips: Madhmoon rising at Leopardstown this weekend

There’s plenty going on away from the big one this weekend, writes Thom Malone.

Trends to pick the Grand National winner... or at least narrow it down

Come on, Divorce Referendum!

# racing - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Victory for Ruby as Kemboy back to winning ways with brilliant Aintree display in Betway Bowl

After the Cheltenham Gold Cup disappointment, Kemboy bounced back in style today.

We've got 3 expert tips to consider for Grand National Day at Aintree

Look ahead to the big one by reading Thom Malone’s thoughts in Heed Your Hunch.

Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival

There’s plenty to look forward to, away from the National, over the next few days.

# racing - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Donn McClean: A good day for Willie Mullins as Breaken shows class on long-awaited return

Burrows Saint and Robin Des Foret also gave the Carlow trainer a 1-2 in the feature race in Limerick over the weekend.

3 expert tips for the opening day of the Aintree Festival

Heed Your Hunch is back as Thom Malone takes us through Thursday’s big races.

# racing - Monday 1 April, 2019

Irish jockey retires on medical advice after suffering injuries in a fall in January

Fran Berry was injured while racing at Wolverhampton in January.

# racing - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Leinster will welcome Toulouse to Dublin in the Champions Cup semi-finals

The French side won a thrilling quarter-final against Racing 92 despite playing 55 minutes with 14 players.

# racing - Saturday 30 March, 2019

We've found the cure in feature race, it's Medicine

Listed races like these at tracks like Navan will be Medicine Jack’s bread and butter.

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