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# racing - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

'Mullins had his 15th championship in the bag before Punchestown but it didn’t stop him dominating'
# Review
# Review

'Mullins had his 15th championship in the bag before Punchestown but it didn’t stop him dominating'

May 4th 2021, 7:00 AM 3,548 Views 2 Comments

Donn McClean takes a look back at the 2021 Punchestown Festival and Willie Mullins’ 19-winner haul.

# racing - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Mother Earth strikes for O’Brien and Dettori in 1000 Guineas
# Racing
# Racing

Mother Earth strikes for O’Brien and Dettori in 1000 Guineas

May 2nd 2021, 4:19 PM 2,728 Views 1 Comment

Third fillies’ Classic in a row for Ballydoyle – and fifth in last six years.

# racing - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown
# Racing
# Racing

Willie Mullins and Noel Meade land the Grade 1 victories on the final day at Punchestown

May 1st 2021, 5:21 PM 2,837 Views 0 Comments

The 2021 Festival finished today.

Bottas beats Hamilton to pole at Portuguese Grand Prix
# Formula One
# Formula One

Bottas beats Hamilton to pole at Portuguese Grand Prix

May 1st 2021, 4:24 PM 3,945 Views 3 Comments

Hamilton’s pursuit of a 100th career pole was delayed when Bottas notched up his 17th.

Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning take 2000 Guineas spoils for second time
# Newmarket
# Newmarket

Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning take 2000 Guineas spoils for second time

May 1st 2021, 4:19 PM 3,461 Views 5 Comments

Poetic Flare claims Classic glory after pulsating battle with Master Of The Seas.

# racing - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Dream return for Klassical with Stayers success and Energumene impresses with easy Ryanair triumph
# Punchestown
# Punchestown

Dream return for Klassical with Stayers success and Energumene impresses with easy Ryanair triumph

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 7:09 PM 2,012 Views 2 Comments

Grade One glory for Mullins’ runner after lengthy absence.

Back Abacadabras each-way to work his magic in the Punchestown Champion Hurdle
# Racing
# Racing

Back Abacadabras each-way to work his magic in the Punchestown Champion Hurdle

Apr 29th 2021, 11:53 AM 2,308 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward previews Friday’s feature race at the Punchestown Festival.

# racing - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

More racing glory for Alex Ferguson with Punchestown Gold Cup win
# Clan Des Obeaux
# Clan Des Obeaux

More racing glory for Alex Ferguson with Punchestown Gold Cup win

Apr 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 21,609 Views 4 Comments

Paul Nicholls’ dual King George hero sees off Al Boum Photo.

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race
# Title Challenge
# Title Challenge

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 6:47 PM 2,672 Views 0 Comments

Galopin Des Champs keeps up momentum for reigning champion.

Honeysuckle heads Punchestown’s Champion Hurdle field
# Sweet Spot
# Sweet Spot

Honeysuckle heads Punchestown’s Champion Hurdle field

Apr 28th 2021, 11:31 AM 1,859 Views 0 Comments

De Bromhead’s brilliant mare to face seven rivals on Friday.

Look to an each-way chance in the Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown
# Preview
# Preview

Look to an each-way chance in the Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown

Apr 28th 2021, 10:28 AM 2,734 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward takes you through Thursday’s feature race.

# racing - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Colreevy shocks big guns to cap racing career with Punchestown glory
# Racing
# Racing

Colreevy shocks big guns to cap racing career with Punchestown glory

Apr 27th 2021, 7:05 PM 3,365 Views 1 Comment

Mullins’ mare stuns Monkfish and Envoi Allen with all-the-way success.

Chacun Pour Soi back to brilliant best at Punchestown for Townend and Mullins
# Racing
# Racing

Chacun Pour Soi back to brilliant best at Punchestown for Townend and Mullins

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 5:32 PM 2,487 Views 3 Comments

Smart mare Echoes In Rain adds to Mullins haul in Grade One contest.

No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview
# Preview
# Preview

No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview

Apr 27th 2021, 11:51 AM 2,276 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward previews a race that was last won by Ruby Walsh on his final ride.

# racing - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Baron Samedi surprises Vintage Crop rivals at Navan for Joseph O'Brien
# Outsider
# Outsider

Baron Samedi surprises Vintage Crop rivals at Navan for Joseph O'Brien

Apr 25th 2021, 6:07 PM 5,453 Views 2 Comments

Hot favourite Santiago only fourth as 20-1 shot shines at Navan.

Townend back in action for Punchestown as title race with Blackmore nears end
# Racing
# Racing

Townend back in action for Punchestown as title race with Blackmore nears end

Apr 25th 2021, 2:46 PM 4,139 Views 0 Comments

Champion booked for three rides on day one after foot injury.

'With all the doom and gloom, it lifted the whole of West Kerry. He is one of us and a Gold Cup winner'
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

'With all the doom and gloom, it lifted the whole of West Kerry. He is one of us and a Gold Cup winner'

Updated Apr 25th 2021, 10:15 AM 24,734 Views 3 Comments

22-year-old Jack Kennedy’s metoric rise in racing and recovery from injuries has inspired his fanbase at home in West Kerry.

# racing - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Bryony Frost lands brilliant Sandown double while Enrilo loses Gold Cup feature in stewards’ room
# Racing
# Racing

Bryony Frost lands brilliant Sandown double while Enrilo loses Gold Cup feature in stewards’ room

Updated Apr 24th 2021, 4:27 PM 2,370 Views 0 Comments

The King George hero Frodon triumphed again.

'We're roaring at each other with FaceTime on during the races. It's a dream come true.'
# Flooring Porter
# Flooring Porter

'We're roaring at each other with FaceTime on during the races. It's a dream come true.'

Apr 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,583 Views 2 Comments

The syndicate with modest ambitions have seen their horse reign at Leopardstown and Cheltenham, with Punchestown next up.

# racing - Friday 23 April, 2021

Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season
# Chasing Glory
# Chasing Glory

Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 8:15 PM 9,544 Views 2 Comments

Three winners for the Blackmore and De Bromhead partnership at Kilbeggan this evening.

# racing - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Cheltenham victor Minella Indo tops 11 in Punchestown mix
# Kildare To Dream
# Kildare To Dream

Cheltenham victor Minella Indo tops 11 in Punchestown mix

Apr 22nd 2021, 3:20 PM 2,514 Views 2 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s charge aiming to supplement Gold Cup heroics.

# racing - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Paul Townend continuing Punchestown fitness fight
# Moon Boy
# Moon Boy

Paul Townend continuing Punchestown fitness fight

Apr 21st 2021, 1:46 PM 3,075 Views 3 Comments

Rider is having a protective boot made ahead of Festival.

# racing - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Alex Ferguson's Aintree winner set to run in Punchestown Gold Cup
# Clan Des Obeaux
# Clan Des Obeaux

Alex Ferguson's Aintree winner set to run in Punchestown Gold Cup

Apr 20th 2021, 8:50 PM 4,911 Views 0 Comments

Connections opt against running Clan Des Obeaux at Sandown.

# racing - Monday 19 April, 2021

Amateur rider Lorna Brooke dies following Taunton fall
# RIP
# RIP

Amateur rider Lorna Brooke dies following Taunton fall

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 76,299 Views 25 Comments

Rider was injured earlier in the month.

# racing - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Mighty Thunder records famous ‘home win’ in Scottish National
# Local Knowledge
# Local Knowledge

Mighty Thunder records famous ‘home win’ in Scottish National

Apr 18th 2021, 4:08 PM 3,695 Views 0 Comments

Lucinda Russell-trained eight-year-old races to glory under Tom Scudamore.

# racing - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy dies
# Racing
# Racing

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy dies

Apr 15th 2021, 9:25 PM 5,938 Views 2 Comments

Owner Philip Reynolds pays tribute to ‘special athlete with a personality all of his own’.

# racing - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics
# Title Race
# Title Race

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics

Apr 13th 2021, 7:16 PM 5,390 Views 4 Comments

Blackmore is closing in on leader Paul Townend in the race to become Champion Jockey.

# racing - Saturday 10 April, 2021

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times

Apr 10th 2021, 5:28 PM 61,429 Views 49 Comments

More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.

Thyme Hill wins thrilling Stayers Hurdle and Shishkin stays unbeaten over fences with Aintree strike
# Aintree
# Aintree

Thyme Hill wins thrilling Stayers Hurdle and Shishkin stays unbeaten over fences with Aintree strike

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 4:29 PM 1,989 Views 0 Comments

My Drogo took his winning run to four with a most convincing performance in the Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle.

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular
# Grand Designs
# Grand Designs

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular

Apr 10th 2021, 9:44 AM 2,541 Views 1 Comment

World’s greatest steeplechase is back, but taking place behind closed doors for the first time

# racing - Friday 9 April, 2021

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport

Apr 9th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,554 Views 5 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into.

# racing - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Aintree delight as Alex Ferguson celebrates Grade One treble
# Fergie Time
# Fergie Time

Aintree delight as Alex Ferguson celebrates Grade One treble

Apr 8th 2021, 3:43 PM 8,056 Views 3 Comments

There was victory in the Betway Bowl Chase for Clan Des Obeaux, with Tiger Roll having to settle for fourth.

# racing - Monday 5 April, 2021

'It's a rags to riches story with the price tag, we're out in Abu Dhabi and it's the trainer's first Grade 1 winner'
# Skyace
# Skyace

'It's a rags to riches story with the price tag, we're out in Abu Dhabi and it's the trainer's first Grade 1 winner'

Apr 5th 2021, 8:50 PM 41,859 Views 11 Comments

Skyace cost £600 but the Abu Dhabi-based Irish owners celebrated a Grade 1 winner yesterday in Fairyhouse.

150-1 winner of Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as Freewheelin Dylan storms to glory
# Shock Success
# Shock Success

150-1 winner of Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as Freewheelin Dylan storms to glory

Apr 5th 2021, 5:30 PM 39,748 Views 31 Comments

Huge outsider proves unstoppable at Fairyhouse under inspired Ricky Doyle.

Townend ruled out of Irish Grand National day after suffering foot injury
# Out Of Action
# Out Of Action

Townend ruled out of Irish Grand National day after suffering foot injury

Apr 5th 2021, 12:05 PM 3,495 Views 1 Comment

Jockey awaiting scans on foot injury.

'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'
# Barry Geraghty
# Barry Geraghty

'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'

Apr 5th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,535 Views 1 Comment

Retired star jockey Barry Geraghty reflects on his memories of Irish and Aintree Grand Nationals.

# racing - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Gearoid O’Loughlin ready to raise the Banner at Fairyhouse
# Racing
# Racing

Gearoid O’Loughlin ready to raise the Banner at Fairyhouse

Apr 3rd 2021, 9:00 AM 4,845 Views 0 Comments

With plenty of Clare hurling pedigree, the Cedarwood Road trainer has made an impact in a different game.

# racing - Friday 2 April, 2021

Tiger Roll to run at Aintree rather than Irish Grand National
# Roll On
# Roll On

Tiger Roll to run at Aintree rather than Irish Grand National

Apr 2nd 2021, 11:36 AM 5,298 Views 2 Comments

Jack Kennedy is in line for the Betway Bowl ride.

# racing - Thursday 1 April, 2021

RTÉ announce new record breaking horse racing deal for the next three years
# Tune In
# Tune In

RTÉ announce new record breaking horse racing deal for the next three years

Apr 1st 2021, 2:27 PM 9,078 Views 11 Comments

The action continues this weekend at Fairyhouse.

# racing - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Haqeeqy powers to Lincoln glory for apprentice Benoit De La Sayette
# Doncaster
# Doncaster

Haqeeqy powers to Lincoln glory for apprentice Benoit De La Sayette

Mar 27th 2021, 4:30 PM 1,596 Views 0 Comments

‘It’s a fairytale. I’ll probably wake up tomorrow thinking it was a dream’.

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