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# racing - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Rachael Blackmore to return from injury layoff at Galway
# Back In The Saddle
# Back In The Saddle

Rachael Blackmore to return from injury layoff at Galway

Thu 2:37 PM 1,839 Views 1 Comment

The Grand National winner has one ride — on the Henry de Bromhead-trained Balko Des Flos — this Saturday.

# racing - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Opinion: 'I created a short couch-to-marathon-runner plan - it's not a thing for a reason'
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# Dublin City Marathon

Opinion: 'I created a short couch-to-marathon-runner plan - it's not a thing for a reason'

Wed 7:00 PM 20,856 Views 7 Comments

Alan Corcoran, who once ran 35 marathons in 35 days, documents how he came to run his first Dublin City Marathon.

# racing - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Renaissance effort puts Art Power in Champions Day frame
# Racing
# Racing

Renaissance effort puts Art Power in Champions Day frame

Sep 25th 2021, 5:08 PM 1,147 Views 0 Comments

Ascot on the cards for Tim Easterby’s Curragh winner.

# racing - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Monkfish sidelined due to tendon injury and Min has been retired
# Racing
# Racing

Monkfish sidelined due to tendon injury and Min has been retired

Sep 21st 2021, 9:09 PM 2,461 Views 0 Comments

Trainer Willie Mullins has made the announcements.

# racing - Friday 17 September, 2021

'Fantastic to be back' - Russell makes racing return after 11 months out
# Comeback
# Comeback

'Fantastic to be back' - Russell makes racing return after 11 months out

Sep 17th 2021, 6:17 PM 2,966 Views 1 Comment

Top jockey returns with two runner-up spots after 11 months on sidelines.

# racing - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

We're giving away 100 pairs of tickets to an action-packed weekend of racing at the Curragh
# William Hill
# William Hill

We're giving away 100 pairs of tickets to an action-packed weekend of racing at the Curragh

Sep 15th 2021, 4:33 PM 2,883 Views 1 Comment

Enjoy a day out at the County Kildare racecourse thanks to William Hill.

Davy Russell to return at Downpatrick
# Back In The Saddle
# Back In The Saddle

Davy Russell to return at Downpatrick

Sep 15th 2021, 4:30 PM 2,113 Views 0 Comments

Two Friday rides follow 11 months out with neck injury.

# racing - Monday 13 September, 2021

Nicky Henderson announces retirement of Champion Chase hero Altior
# Tough Decision
# Tough Decision

Nicky Henderson announces retirement of Champion Chase hero Altior

Sep 13th 2021, 4:59 PM 1,803 Views 2 Comments

The jumping great went on an unbeaten 19-race run from October 2015 to April 2019.

# racing - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Basilica bids to seal superstar status with Irish Champion victory
# Racing
# Racing

Basilica bids to seal superstar status with Irish Champion victory

Sep 11th 2021, 10:26 AM 1,508 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien colt faces off with Tarnawa and Poetic Flare at Leopardstown.

# racing - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today
# Suspension
# Suspension

Gordon Elliott set for return to racing as six-month ban ends today

Sep 9th 2021, 4:32 PM 3,094 Views 2 Comments

The trainer was suspended after an image of him sitting on a dead horse was widely circulated on social media back in February.

# racing - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Ger Lyons records landmark 1,000th winner at Roscommon
# Milestone
# Milestone

Ger Lyons records landmark 1,000th winner at Roscommon

Aug 31st 2021, 8:28 AM 2,357 Views 0 Comments

Offiah and Colin Keane give Classic-winning trainer victory to remember.

# racing - Monday 23 August, 2021

Tom O’Brien 'very grateful' after hitting 1,000-winner mark
# Grand
# Grand

Tom O’Brien 'very grateful' after hitting 1,000-winner mark

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:27 PM 1,983 Views 0 Comments

The Irish rider chalked up the landmark victory at Worcester yesterday.

# racing - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Sonnyboyliston a knockout for Johnny Murtagh in Ebor at York
# Racing
# Racing

Sonnyboyliston a knockout for Johnny Murtagh in Ebor at York

Aug 21st 2021, 4:24 PM 2,081 Views 2 Comments

Kildare trainer bags York’s famous handicap for second time.

# racing - Friday 13 August, 2021

Irish tracks’ chief speak of frustration at on-going crowd restrictions
# Let Yourself Go
# Let Yourself Go

Irish tracks’ chief speak of frustration at on-going crowd restrictions

Aug 13th 2021, 4:58 PM 1,810 Views 2 Comments

Requests have been made to host 1,000 spectators each day at Listowel Festival and Irish Champions Weekend.

# racing - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

3 tips to consider for the Galway Races on Thursday
# William Hill
# William Hill

3 tips to consider for the Galway Races on Thursday

Jul 28th 2021, 4:20 PM 8,424 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Ward shares his picks as the Galway Hurdle takes centre stage.

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up

Jul 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 5,363 Views 6 Comments

‘We will ensure that it never happens again’.

# racing - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

16/1 shot worth a punt in Wednesday's big race at the Galway Festival
# William Hill
# William Hill

16/1 shot worth a punt in Wednesday's big race at the Galway Festival

Jul 27th 2021, 3:26 PM 5,566 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Ward makes his selections for Galway Plate Day.

# racing - Monday 26 July, 2021

Samcro has weighty task in Galway Plate
# G-G-G-Galway
# G-G-G-Galway

Samcro has weighty task in Galway Plate

Jul 26th 2021, 1:18 PM 2,530 Views 0 Comments

The dual Cheltenham Festival hero seeks another famous victory.

# racing - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Adayar is mighty in King George victory
# Kicking King
# Kicking King

Adayar is mighty in King George victory

Jul 24th 2021, 4:33 PM 2,884 Views 3 Comments

Appleby’s Derby winner emulates the great Galileo at Ascot.

# racing - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Johnny Ward: Racing chiefs saddle up to face Oireachtas quizzing

Johnny Ward: Racing chiefs saddle up to face Oireachtas quizzing

Jul 7th 2021, 4:01 PM 2,318 Views 0 Comments

Jim Bolger’s recent comments have prompted lots of questions.

# racing - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Irish jockey suffers fractured back and broken ribs in bad fall
# Injuries
# Injuries

Irish jockey suffers fractured back and broken ribs in bad fall

Jun 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 7,672 Views 2 Comments

Micheal Nolan will have surgery after the incident at Southwell on Monday.

# racing - Monday 28 June, 2021

Galway Festival hoping to allow daily crowds of 5,000 to attend next month
# Ballybrit
# Ballybrit

Galway Festival hoping to allow daily crowds of 5,000 to attend next month

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 5:00 PM 19,845 Views 12 Comments

Organisers say they have been working with Horse Racing Ireland and the government on bringing spectators back to the event.

# racing - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Hurricane Lane denies Lone Eagle to grab Irish Derby crown
# Hurricane Flies
# Hurricane Flies

Hurricane Lane denies Lone Eagle to grab Irish Derby crown

Jun 26th 2021, 4:24 PM 2,351 Views 4 Comments

British runners dominate in the Curragh Classic.

Romantic Proposal fires Nunthorpe dreams for Eddie Lynam
# Cutting A Dash
# Cutting A Dash

Romantic Proposal fires Nunthorpe dreams for Eddie Lynam

Jun 26th 2021, 3:03 PM 1,489 Views 0 Comments

Favourite claims Listed glory in style at the Curragh.

# racing - Monday 21 June, 2021

Plans to extend Cheltenham Festival to five days back on the table
# Prestbury Park
# Prestbury Park

Plans to extend Cheltenham Festival to five days back on the table

Jun 21st 2021, 12:42 PM 2,800 Views 5 Comments

An extra day of racing could come into place in 2023, according to reports.

# racing - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Mac Swiney leads home Irish Guineas one-two for Jim Bolger
# The Curragh
# The Curragh

Mac Swiney leads home Irish Guineas one-two for Jim Bolger

May 22nd 2021, 4:02 PM 2,681 Views 5 Comments

Poetic Flare came home second in Curragh Classic.

# racing - Friday 21 May, 2021

Curragh to inspect before Saturday’s Irish 2,000 Guineas card
# Unseasonable
# Unseasonable

Curragh to inspect before Saturday’s Irish 2,000 Guineas card

May 21st 2021, 9:08 AM 1,727 Views 1 Comment

The track is waterlogged on parts of track after heavy rain.

# 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 3,636 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 2,741 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 2,856 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 3,967 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 3,489 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 2,019 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 2,421 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 21,619 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 2,676 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 1,866 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 2,834 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 3,377 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 2,491 Views 3 Comments

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

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