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# the-curragh - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Lucky Vega gives Jessie Harrington Group 1 glory at the Curragh
# Phoenix Stakes
# Phoenix Stakes

Lucky Vega gives Jessie Harrington Group 1 glory at the Curragh

Aug 9th 2020, 6:09 PM 4,273 Views 2 Comments

Young star wins Phoenix Stakes in the hands of Shane Foley.

# the-curragh - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Lemista puts gloss on fine weekend for Ger Lyons and Colin Keane
# The Curragh
# The Curragh

Lemista puts gloss on fine weekend for Ger Lyons and Colin Keane

Jul 19th 2020, 6:05 PM 2,105 Views 0 Comments

Chris Hayes won the Airlie Stud Stakes on Aloha Star, while A’Ali won the Sapphire Stakes.

# the-curragh - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Another big win for Ger Lyons as Even So claims the Irish Oaks
# The Curragh
# The Curragh

Another big win for Ger Lyons as Even So claims the Irish Oaks

Jul 18th 2020, 7:49 PM 2,831 Views 3 Comments

Stepping up to a mile and a half from 10 furlongs proved no problem to the daughter of Camelot.

# the-curragh - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical makes effortless return with Pretty Polly Stakes triumph
# Wet And Windy
# Wet And Windy

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical makes effortless return with Pretty Polly Stakes triumph

Jun 28th 2020, 6:07 PM 2,145 Views 3 Comments

Star mare back with a bang at the Curragh.

# the-curragh - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Favourite Santiago gives O'Brien 14th Irish Derby success
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Favourite Santiago gives O'Brien 14th Irish Derby success

Jun 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 4,495 Views 8 Comments

It was jockey Heffernan’s fourth Irish Derby triumph, all coming for Aidan O’Brien.

# the-curragh - Friday 26 June, 2020

Townend gets the season off to winning start with Aramon
# Tipp Top
# Tipp Top

Townend gets the season off to winning start with Aramon

Jun 26th 2020, 8:20 PM 2,548 Views 0 Comments

At the Curragh, both Wayne Lordan and Joseph O’Brien warmed up for tomorrow’s Irish Derby with a treble apiece.

# the-curragh - Friday 12 June, 2020

Siskin soars to deliver maiden Classic triumph for Lyons/Keane tandem
# The Curragh
# The Curragh

Siskin soars to deliver maiden Classic triumph for Lyons/Keane tandem

Jun 12th 2020, 7:49 PM 3,385 Views 4 Comments

Vatican City finished second in the Curragh.

# the-curragh - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

17-year-old Sheridan still pinching himself after seizing his big opportunity at the Curragh
# Column
# Column

17-year-old Sheridan still pinching himself after seizing his big opportunity at the Curragh

Oct 15th 2019, 12:46 PM 4,270 Views 1 Comment

The talented apprentice jockey had a landmark win on the Willie Mullins-trained Royal Illusion, writes Donn McClean.

# the-curragh - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback
# Treatment
# Treatment

Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback

Aug 22nd 2019, 3:00 PM 9,023 Views 5 Comments

The Offaly man has withdrawn from his charity race at the Curragh next month.

# the-curragh - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

O'Brien confirms Arizona on course to challenge Siskin for Phoenix Stakes
# Rivalry
# Rivalry

O'Brien confirms Arizona on course to challenge Siskin for Phoenix Stakes

Aug 6th 2019, 8:17 PM 3,357 Views 5 Comments

O’Brien could run as many as four of his finest at The Curragh.

# the-curragh - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Another sprint star for Lynam as Soffia storms to victory at the Curragh
# Sunday Racing
# Sunday Racing

Another sprint star for Lynam as Soffia storms to victory at the Curragh

Jul 21st 2019, 7:16 PM 3,080 Views 1 Comment

Declan McDonagh guided the filly to victory on Sunday afternoon.

# the-curragh - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Hermosa reasserts her star quality in dominant Irish Guineas victory
# Peerless
# Peerless

Hermosa reasserts her star quality in dominant Irish Guineas victory

May 28th 2019, 4:22 PM 2,385 Views 0 Comments

Donn McClean reflects on a busy weekend of racing action at The Curragh.

# the-curragh - Friday 24 May, 2019

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

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

May 24th 2019, 4:27 PM 2,736 Views 0 Comments

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.

# the-curragh - Monday 6 May, 2019

Magical day for Aidan O'Brien at the new-look Curragh
# Bank Holiday Racing
# Bank Holiday Racing

Magical day for Aidan O'Brien at the new-look Curragh

May 6th 2019, 8:00 PM 7,313 Views 1 Comment

The Kildare course hosted its first day of racing since an €80 million redevelopment on Bank Holiday Monday.

Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh
# Curtain Raiser
# Curtain Raiser

Magic Monday in store on big day for Irish racing at the revamped Curragh

May 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,459 Views 0 Comments

Racing fans will get a first glimpse of the Kildare venue’s multi-million Euro redevelopment today.

# the-curragh - Friday 19 April, 2019

Johnny Ward: 'Mesmerising' Curragh redevelopment gives Flat racing a home to be proud of
# Straight I Will Repair...
# Straight I Will Repair...

Johnny Ward: 'Mesmerising' Curragh redevelopment gives Flat racing a home to be proud of

Apr 19th 2019, 3:43 PM 5,924 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward pays a visit to the redeveloped track ahead of its opening meeting on 6 May.

# the-curragh - Monday 25 December, 2017

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'
# Inspiring
# Inspiring

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 20,922 Views 2 Comments

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

# the-curragh - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Enable completes Oaks double with scintillating performance at the Curragh
# Irish Oaks
# Irish Oaks

Enable completes Oaks double with scintillating performance at the Curragh

Jul 15th 2017, 6:17 PM 3,234 Views 7 Comments

John Gosden’s filly becomes only the fifth horse to do Oaks double in last 20 years.

# the-curragh - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Aidan O'Brien rounds off the weekend with another Classic double
# Ballydoyle
# Ballydoyle

Aidan O'Brien rounds off the weekend with another Classic double

May 28th 2017, 4:54 PM 3,606 Views 1 Comment

Winter romped home in the Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh.

# the-curragh - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Churchill claims the Irish 2,000 Guineas to make it a double
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Churchill claims the Irish 2,000 Guineas to make it a double

May 27th 2017, 4:44 PM 3,142 Views 0 Comments

The odds-on favourite delivered at the Curragh today.

# the-curragh - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home?
# How's She Cuttin'?
# How's She Cuttin'?

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home?

May 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 4,373 Views 0 Comments

We caught up with Shane Webb, one of the groundsmen at The Curragh, to find out the science behind the well-kept ground.

# the-curragh - Friday 30 December, 2016

Mark Enright: Limerick jockey on life, depression, and his return to horse racing
# Ride On
# Ride On

Mark Enright: Limerick jockey on life, depression, and his return to horse racing

Dec 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 13,293 Views 4 Comments

Enright spoke about the constant tiredness and how he fought his way back from “the point of no return”.

# the-curragh - Saturday 16 July, 2016

O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven
# Classic Hit
# Classic Hit

O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven

Jul 16th 2016, 6:37 PM 3,969 Views 1 Comment

Even Song never got going and Seamie Heffernan made the most of his opportunity.

# the-curragh - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Jet Setting stuns Aidan O'Brien's Minding to land 1,000 Guineas
# The Curragh
# The Curragh

Jet Setting stuns Aidan O'Brien's Minding to land 1,000 Guineas

May 22nd 2016, 2:29 PM 4,005 Views 2 Comments

Winner was supplemented into the race on Monday at a cost of €30,000.

# the-curragh - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Michael Owen's classic-winning horse put down after Curragh incident
# RIP
# RIP

Michael Owen's classic-winning horse put down after Curragh incident

Sep 13th 2015, 6:43 PM 8,007 Views 13 Comments

Brown Panther was second in the Irish St Leger when he suffered fatal injuries.

# the-curragh - Saturday 27 June, 2015

10 facts to impress your mates ahead of the 150th Irish Derby
# The Knowledge
# The Knowledge

10 facts to impress your mates ahead of the 150th Irish Derby

Jun 27th 2015, 1:20 PM 5,784 Views 3 Comments

The Irish Derby will take place at the Curragh this afternoon.

# the-curragh - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Taxi hijacked at gunpoint by hooded men
# The Curragh
From TheJournal.ie
# The Curragh

Taxi hijacked at gunpoint by hooded men

Jun 6th 2015, 1:54 PM 15,418 Views 31 Comments

The incident occurred at 3.30am today.

# the-curragh - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Defence Forces investigating after 'barbed wire tied around soldier's feet'
# Curragh Camp
From TheJournal.ie
# Curragh Camp

Defence Forces investigating after 'barbed wire tied around soldier's feet'

Nov 13th 2014, 1:35 PM 27,683 Views 45 Comments

Military police are investigating the incident.

# the-curragh - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Michael Owen's horse was a shock winner of today's big race at the Curragh
# Champions Weekend
# Champions Weekend

Michael Owen's horse was a shock winner of today's big race at the Curragh

Sep 14th 2014, 8:09 PM 9,880 Views 3 Comments

The inaugural Irish Champions Weekend wasn’t a whole pile of fun for Aidan O’Brien and the Ballydoyle folk.

# the-curragh - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Day at the Races: How do jockeys choose their bright colours?
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By HRI

Day at the Races: How do jockeys choose their bright colours?

Jul 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 27,721 Views 9 Comments

Your guide to getting the most out of the Races.

# the-curragh - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Australia dashes to double Derby success at The Curragh
# Fair Dinkum
# Fair Dinkum

Australia dashes to double Derby success at The Curragh

Jun 28th 2014, 6:25 PM 3,347 Views 5 Comments

Joseph O’Brien held the heavy favourite back until the lengthy, closing straight.

# the-curragh - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Kingman rules in Irish 2000 Guineas
# Racing
# Racing

Kingman rules in Irish 2000 Guineas

May 24th 2014, 4:55 PM 1,542 Views 0 Comments

Ridden by James Doyle he powered past Shifting Power in the final furlong.

# the-curragh - Friday 21 February, 2014

Two men arrested after grow house discovered in Kildare
# Investigation
From TheJournal.ie
# Investigation

Two men arrested after grow house discovered in Kildare

Feb 21st 2014, 10:00 AM 11,869 Views 41 Comments

Two men in their 20s were arrested at the scene.

# the-curragh - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Samitar puts rivals to the sword in Irish 1000
# Racing
# Racing

Samitar puts rivals to the sword in Irish 1000

May 27th 2012, 6:26 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

Mick Channon trained Samitar to his first win in a classic.

# the-curragh - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Mark your Card: Your best bets for the weekend's racing
# Starter's Orders
# Starter's Orders

Mark your Card: Your best bets for the weekend's racing

Aug 6th 2011, 12:47 PM 83 Views 0 Comments

We’re off to the Curragh tomorrow for the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes.

# the-curragh - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Mark Your Card: Irish Oaks day at the Curragh
# Starter's Orders
# Starter's Orders

Mark Your Card: Irish Oaks day at the Curragh

Jul 17th 2011, 10:07 AM 204 Views 0 Comments

This afternoon’s Irish Classic is wide open, but we think we might have found a little bit of value.

# the-curragh - Friday 24 June, 2011

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
# Couch Potato
# Couch Potato

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

Jun 24th 2011, 2:37 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

It’s raining and the GAA schedule – amongst others – is packed. Here’s everything you need to know for a weekend in front of the telly.