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#the Curragh

# the-curragh - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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

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

The Offaly man has withdrawn from his charity race at the Curragh next month.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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'? This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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 Irish Derby will take place at the Curragh this afternoon.

# the-curragh - Saturday 6 June, 2015

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

Taxi hijacked at gunpoint by hooded men

The incident occurred at 3.30am today.

# the-curragh - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# the-curragh - Friday 21 February, 2014

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

Two men arrested after grow house discovered in Kildare

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

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

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

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

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.