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# racing - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Tributes paid after the passing of Tom Foley, trainer of the legendary Danoli
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after the passing of Tom Foley, trainer of the legendary Danoli

Wed 9:14 PM 5,767 Views 1 Comment

Foley trained the popular winner at Cheltenham in 1994.

# racing - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Goshen roars back into Champion Hurdle picture and Dashel Drasher with landmark Ascot win
# Racing
# Racing

Goshen roars back into Champion Hurdle picture and Dashel Drasher with landmark Ascot win

Feb 20th 2021, 4:24 PM 1,799 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile at Haydock, Third Wind provided Hughie Morrison with a big-race winner in the William Hill Rendlesham Hurdle

# racing - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Trainer Charles Byrnes fails with appeal against six-month suspension
# Verdict
# Verdict

Trainer Charles Byrnes fails with appeal against six-month suspension

Feb 18th 2021, 12:56 PM 2,420 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick native was punished after one of his horses tested positive for a prohibited substance in 2018.

# racing - Monday 15 February, 2021

Gordon Elliott rules Delta Work out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Setback
# Setback

Gordon Elliott rules Delta Work out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Feb 15th 2021, 1:17 PM 2,166 Views 0 Comments

The eight-year-old, who was fifth in last year’s Gold Cup, will probably miss the rest of the season.

# racing - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Johnny Ward: 'One of the most audacious gambles in the history of sport... that almost came off'
# Column
# Column

Johnny Ward: 'One of the most audacious gambles in the history of sport... that almost came off'

Feb 10th 2021, 10:48 AM 4,985 Views 4 Comments

Our columnist considers the fallout and implications from the long-shot racing treble that just came up short on Sunday.

# racing - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Johnny Ward: A popular treble falls short in Scotland and more Mullins greatness at Leopardstown
# Column
# Column

Johnny Ward: A popular treble falls short in Scotland and more Mullins greatness at Leopardstown

Feb 7th 2021, 7:48 PM 2,768 Views 8 Comments

Kemboy and Monkfish both caught the eye at Leopardstown.

Kemboy gallops to Irish Gold Cup glory at Leopardstown
# Gold Star
# Gold Star

Kemboy gallops to Irish Gold Cup glory at Leopardstown

Feb 7th 2021, 4:34 PM 2,201 Views 2 Comments

Mullins’ runner makes all in Leopardstown highlight.

Monkfish far too good for Flogas rivals and Appreciate It secures Grade One double at Leopardstown
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

Monkfish far too good for Flogas rivals and Appreciate It secures Grade One double at Leopardstown

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 3:58 PM 1,666 Views 1 Comment

Mullins’ star a game winner of the Chanelle Pharma Novice Hurdle.

# racing - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Rachael Blackmore and Honeysuckle defend Irish Champion Hurdle crown in style
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

Rachael Blackmore and Honeysuckle defend Irish Champion Hurdle crown in style

Feb 6th 2021, 3:43 PM 14,231 Views 19 Comments

Unbeaten record continues for brilliant mare.

Dominant start by Mullins and Townend with storming wins in Dublin Chase and Irish Arkle
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

Dominant start by Mullins and Townend with storming wins in Dublin Chase and Irish Arkle

Feb 6th 2021, 2:09 PM 1,594 Views 0 Comments

Earlier Gaillard Du Mesnil made no mistake in the Grade 1 opener.

# racing - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Shishkin strikes Lightning gold at Doncaster
# Racing
# Racing

Shishkin strikes Lightning gold at Doncaster

Updated Jan 30th 2021, 3:39 PM 2,809 Views 2 Comments

Arkle favourite canters home at Doncaster.

# racing - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Gordon Elliott and Mouse Morris train the main winners of the day at Gowran Park
# Gowran Park
# Gowran Park

Gordon Elliott and Mouse Morris train the main winners of the day at Gowran Park

Jan 28th 2021, 4:03 PM 1,784 Views 2 Comments

Coko Beach won the Thyestes Chase with Sams Profile winning the Galmoy Hurdle.

# racing - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Johnny Ward: Sport of kings and rogues Hoarding the headlines
# Racing
# Racing

Johnny Ward: Sport of kings and rogues Hoarding the headlines

Jan 27th 2021, 11:09 AM 2,003 Views 3 Comments

And our racing columnist earmarks one Cheltenham fancy.

# racing - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Nicky Henderson announces retirement of King George VI Chase winner
# Might Bite
# Might Bite

Nicky Henderson announces retirement of King George VI Chase winner

Jan 6th 2021, 5:23 PM 4,034 Views 9 Comments

‘He was one of the most amazing characters you’ll ever come across’.

# racing - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Hat-trick hero Royal Kahala impresses at Fairyhouse once again
# Royal Rumble
# Royal Rumble

Hat-trick hero Royal Kahala impresses at Fairyhouse once again

Jan 3rd 2021, 3:13 PM 2,289 Views 0 Comments

Royal Kahala saw off a quality field to reign supreme in Meath.

# racing - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Metier extends unbeaten run with impressive Grade 1 triumph at Sandown
# Tolworth Hurdle
# Tolworth Hurdle

Metier extends unbeaten run with impressive Grade 1 triumph at Sandown

Jan 2nd 2021, 3:26 PM 1,823 Views 1 Comment

Grade One glory for Fry-trained runner at Sandown.

# racing - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Limerick double for De Bromhead and Blackmore
# Yurt
# Yurt

Limerick double for De Bromhead and Blackmore

Dec 30th 2020, 5:04 PM 4,049 Views 2 Comments

Kalkas and Atlantic Fairy both won well.

Cheltenham abandons New Year’s Day card
# And It's Off
# And It's Off

Cheltenham abandons New Year’s Day card

Dec 30th 2020, 10:35 AM 6,284 Views 0 Comments

The course is waterlogged after 85mm of rain in the past week.

# racing - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Racing at Limerick cancelled due to waterlogging
# Bad Weather
# Bad Weather

Racing at Limerick cancelled due to waterlogging

Dec 27th 2020, 11:16 AM 2,198 Views 0 Comments

Racing at Leopardstown, however, is set to go ahead as planned today.

# racing - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

'He would have been a proud man, my Dad. I call it a memory stir'
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

'He would have been a proud man, my Dad. I call it a memory stir'

Dec 23rd 2020, 5:08 PM 18,086 Views 4 Comments

Racing photographer Pat Healy on his new book ‘Thrills and Spills’.

# racing - Monday 21 December, 2020

Gold Cup runner-up set for King George Chase at Kempton
# Santini
# Santini

Gold Cup runner-up set for King George Chase at Kempton

Dec 21st 2020, 1:02 PM 3,436 Views 0 Comments

Henderson confirms Santini is joining Kempton’s racing ‘party’.

# racing - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Paisley Park and Thyme Hill to clash in Long Walk
# Rivals
# Rivals

Paisley Park and Thyme Hill to clash in Long Walk

Dec 17th 2020, 3:09 PM 1,591 Views 2 Comments

Top stayers re-oppose in field of 10 at Ascot.

# racing - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Connacht's crew of Ireland internationals available for massive test in Paris

Connacht's crew of Ireland internationals available for massive test in Paris

Dec 8th 2020, 1:38 PM 6,445 Views 4 Comments

Bundee Aki, Kieran Marmion, Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham, Quinn Roux, and Ultan Dillane are all set to play.

# racing - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Mighty Min leads home a one-two-three for Willie Mullins at Punchestown
# Min The Merciless
# Min The Merciless

Mighty Min leads home a one-two-three for Willie Mullins at Punchestown

Dec 6th 2020, 3:39 PM 2,503 Views 2 Comments

‘He’s the first horse to get a hat-trick in this race and he’ll be very hard to replace.’

# racing - Friday 27 November, 2020

Oisin Murphy receives three-month ban after testing positive for cocaine
# Punishment
# Punishment

Oisin Murphy receives three-month ban after testing positive for cocaine

Nov 27th 2020, 6:00 PM 7,044 Views 8 Comments

The panel were persuaded by a combination of a hair sample and Murphy’s testimony that the positive test arose from an unintentional, environmental contamination.

# racing - Monday 23 November, 2020

'10 out of 10' - Henderson's talented prospect Shishkin strolls to victory in eagerly-awaited debut over fences
# Looks The Part
# Looks The Part

'10 out of 10' - Henderson's talented prospect Shishkin strolls to victory in eagerly-awaited debut over fences

Nov 23rd 2020, 2:17 PM 3,567 Views 0 Comments

The six-year-old put in a near flawless display in the Beginners’ Chase at Kempton.

# racing - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Minella Indo enhances Cheltenham Gold Cup credentials in Navan
# Racing
# Racing

Minella Indo enhances Cheltenham Gold Cup credentials in Navan

Nov 22nd 2020, 3:46 PM 5,152 Views 2 Comments

‘You couldn’t have asked him to do it any better,’ said a delighted Henry de Bromhead.

# racing - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Presenting Percy back in business at Thurles with first win in 22 months

Presenting Percy back in business at Thurles with first win in 22 months

Nov 19th 2020, 4:13 PM 5,163 Views 2 Comments

Kemboy and Monalee have no answer to Gordon Elliott-trained winner.

O’Brien brothers to form Racing League team
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

O’Brien brothers to form Racing League team

Nov 19th 2020, 10:22 AM 11,033 Views 2 Comments

New competition kicks off next summer.

# 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 9,481 Views 5 Comments

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

# 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 3,713 Views 2 Comments

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

# racing - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing
# First Time
# First Time

Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 8:30 PM 43,949 Views 87 Comments

Simon Zebo scored two tries for the Top 14 side as they came up short in Bristol.

Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing

Oct 17th 2020, 8:08 PM 14,396 Views 12 Comments

Gareth Steenson and Ian Whitten have been key men in the English club’s rise.

# racing - Saturday 3 October, 2020

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.

# racing - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Overseas jockeys can now compete in Irish Group One races without quarantining
# Self-isolation
# Self-isolation

Overseas jockeys can now compete in Irish Group One races without quarantining

Sep 3rd 2020, 3:35 PM 3,890 Views 4 Comments

The Government has relaxed protocols ahead of the Longines Irish Champions Weekend.

# racing - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Kieren Fallon's son Cieren handed jockey job with Qatar Racing
# Racing
# Racing

Kieren Fallon's son Cieren handed jockey job with Qatar Racing

Aug 26th 2020, 11:22 AM 5,109 Views 1 Comment

The champion apprentice has been appointed as second rider behind Kerry’s Oisin Murphy.

# racing - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Dettori keeps Palace Pier's unbeaten record in tact with Prix Jacques le Marois win
# Racing
# Racing

Dettori keeps Palace Pier's unbeaten record in tact with Prix Jacques le Marois win

Aug 16th 2020, 3:26 PM 2,682 Views 0 Comments

John Gosden’s colt claimed victory at Deauville this afternoon.

# racing - Thursday 13 August, 2020

He Knows No Fear is 300-1 record breaker at Leopardstown
# Long Shot
# Long Shot

He Knows No Fear is 300-1 record breaker at Leopardstown

Aug 13th 2020, 4:47 PM 8,009 Views 9 Comments

Shock maiden victory at biggest ever price in Ireland.

# racing - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Champion jockey Geraghty to release his memoir 'True Colours' in October
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Champion jockey Geraghty to release his memoir 'True Colours' in October

Aug 4th 2020, 2:08 PM 2,985 Views 2 Comments

Geraghty retired from jump racing last month.

# racing - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Mohaather claims thrilling Sussex Stakes victory as Siskin falls short
# Glorious Goodwood
# Glorious Goodwood

Mohaather claims thrilling Sussex Stakes victory as Siskin falls short

Jul 29th 2020, 4:05 PM 3,267 Views 0 Comments

Irish 2,000 Guineas hero Siskin had to settle for third after a dramatic finish today at Goodwood.

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