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# the42-racing - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Cachet powers to all-the-way Guineas victory
# Cachet With Cachet
# Cachet With Cachet

Cachet powers to all-the-way Guineas victory

May 1st 2022, 4:33 PM 2,656 Views 0 Comments

A first Classic triumph for George Boughey – and second of the weekend for James Doyle.

# the42-racing - Monday 18 April, 2022

No Honeysuckle showdown at Punchestown for Constitution Hill
# Resisting Temptation
# Resisting Temptation

No Honeysuckle showdown at Punchestown for Constitution Hill

Apr 18th 2022, 11:38 AM 3,771 Views 0 Comments

Exciting Supreme winner had been mooted for a clash with Honeysuckle.

# the42-racing - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Minella Indo and A Plus Tard heading for Gold Cup rematch
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Minella Indo and A Plus Tard heading for Gold Cup rematch

Mar 12th 2022, 1:33 PM 1,923 Views 0 Comments

Dual winner Al Boum Photo one of four left in by Willie Mullins.

# the42-racing - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Donn McClean: Title-holder Minella Indo under-rated ahead of fascinating Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Long Lens Preview
# Long Lens Preview

Donn McClean: Title-holder Minella Indo under-rated ahead of fascinating Cheltenham Gold Cup

Feb 23rd 2022, 10:46 AM 2,677 Views 0 Comments

Donn McClean takes a look at the contenders for the Gold Cup, three weeks out from the Cheltenham festival.

# the42-racing - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Paisley Park records astonishing Cleeve Hurdle triumph
# Strong Finish
# Strong Finish

Paisley Park records astonishing Cleeve Hurdle triumph

Updated Jan 29th 2022, 4:34 PM 3,693 Views 1 Comment

Emma Lavelle’s staying star lost many lengths at the start.

# the42-racing - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Honeysuckle on course for Irish Champion Hurdle hat-trick bid
# On Course
# On Course

Honeysuckle on course for Irish Champion Hurdle hat-trick bid

Jan 5th 2022, 3:42 PM 2,778 Views 0 Comments

The brilliant mare won last year’s renewal by 10 lengths before going on to justify favouritism in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham.

# the42-racing - Friday 24 December, 2021

Leopardstown Christmas racing festival moved behind closed doors
# Lockout
# Lockout

Leopardstown Christmas racing festival moved behind closed doors

Dec 24th 2021, 1:57 PM 26,466 Views 17 Comments

The spiralling national Covid figures have made it ‘impossible to to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for the general public’ said the racecourse CEO.

# the42-racing - Monday 29 November, 2021

Tiger Roll team considering Aintree return this weekend
# Comeback
# Comeback

Tiger Roll team considering Aintree return this weekend

Nov 29th 2021, 2:24 PM 2,178 Views 3 Comments

Al Boum Photo and Champ also entered in Many Clouds Chase.

# the42-racing - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Concert Hall in tune for Aidan O'Brien with Curragh triumph
# On Song
# On Song

Concert Hall in tune for Aidan O'Brien with Curragh triumph

Sep 26th 2021, 4:32 PM 2,840 Views 1 Comment

Fillies’ Mile target for O’Brien winner.

# the42-racing - Friday 30 July, 2021

Jazzaway another big winner for Willie Mullins at Galway
# Ballybrit
# Ballybrit

Jazzaway another big winner for Willie Mullins at Galway

Jul 30th 2021, 7:52 PM 2,428 Views 0 Comments

And plenty to celebrate for Paul and Jack Gilligan.

# the42-racing - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Snowfall pours it on at the Curragh for Oaks double
# Dominant
# Dominant

Snowfall pours it on at the Curragh for Oaks double

Jul 17th 2021, 4:02 PM 2,218 Views 2 Comments

Magnificent O’Brien filly strides eight and a half lengths clear of the rest.

Rachael Blackmore in ‘good spirits’ after undergoing surgery following Killarney fall
# Recuperating
# Recuperating

Rachael Blackmore in ‘good spirits’ after undergoing surgery following Killarney fall

Jul 17th 2021, 11:05 AM 4,515 Views 1 Comment

She suffered a fractured ankle and hip injury on Friday.

# the42-racing - Monday 12 July, 2021

Liam Burke already to looking forward to next ride – after comeback aged 64
# Back In The Saddle
# Back In The Saddle

Liam Burke already to looking forward to next ride – after comeback aged 64

Jul 12th 2021, 11:41 AM 6,760 Views 1 Comment

Burke yesterday made his return to the saddle for the first time in 33 years.

# the42-racing - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Dream Of Dreams finally comes good in Diamond Jubilee
# Royal Ascot
# Royal Ascot

Dream Of Dreams finally comes good in Diamond Jubilee

Jun 19th 2021, 4:59 PM 1,569 Views 0 Comments

Third time lucky for the Michael Stoute stalwart.

# the42-racing - Friday 4 June, 2021

Snowfall storms to Oaks glory for O’Brien and Dettori
# Victory
# Victory

Snowfall storms to Oaks glory for O’Brien and Dettori

Jun 4th 2021, 5:01 PM 3,474 Views 2 Comments

Ballydoyle filly proves irresistible in Epsom Classic – with winning distance a race record.

# the42-racing - Friday 23 April, 2021

Davy Russell rules out Punchestown return
# Davy Taking Stock
# Davy Taking Stock

Davy Russell rules out Punchestown return

Apr 23rd 2021, 3:46 PM 2,607 Views 0 Comments

Jockey will not ride at next week’s Festival.

# the42-racing - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Allaho sparkles in Grade Two double for Mullins and Townend
# Hail Allaho
# Hail Allaho

Allaho sparkles in Grade Two double for Mullins and Townend

Jan 27th 2021, 2:32 PM 1,510 Views 0 Comments

Colreevy was also on target at Thurles.

# the42-racing - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Aintree hero David Mullins announces retirement at age of 24
# Getting Out Early
# Getting Out Early

Aintree hero David Mullins announces retirement at age of 24

Jan 20th 2021, 9:52 PM 8,665 Views 2 Comments

Mullins, who rode primarily for his champion trainer uncle Willie and father Tom, steered Rule The World to the 2016 Grand National.

# the42-racing - Friday 15 January, 2021

Envoi Allen puts unbeaten record on line at Punchestown
# Preview
# Preview

Envoi Allen puts unbeaten record on line at Punchestown

Jan 15th 2021, 12:51 PM 2,761 Views 1 Comment

Asterion Forlonge among five to face Elliott star on Sunday.

# the42-racing - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Notebook puts down Champion Chase marker at Naas
# Jot Down The Name
# Jot Down The Name

Notebook puts down Champion Chase marker at Naas

Nov 21st 2020, 2:34 PM 4,968 Views 0 Comments

Beaten Arkle favourite returns to winning ways.

# the42-racing - Friday 7 August, 2020

Racing at Curragh set to go ahead as planned despite Kildare lockdown
# On Course
# On Course

Racing at Curragh set to go ahead as planned despite Kildare lockdown

Aug 7th 2020, 7:34 PM 41,651 Views 84 Comments

‘We have had confirmation racing can continue behind closed doors’ said HRI CEO Brian Kavanagh.

# the42-racing - Sunday 12 July, 2020

'I've been blessed to have had a wonderful career' - Barry Geraghty announces retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
# CALLING IT A DAY

'I've been blessed to have had a wonderful career' - Barry Geraghty announces retirement

Jul 12th 2020, 1:34 AM 4,906 Views 5 Comments

Twice a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, Geraghty also won the 2003 Grand National.

# the42-racing - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Kameko wins 2000 Guineas as favourite Pinatubo disappoints
# Newmarket
# Newmarket

Kameko wins 2000 Guineas as favourite Pinatubo disappoints

Jun 6th 2020, 4:18 PM 3,452 Views 1 Comment

Champion jockey Oisin Murphy secured the win at Newmarket this afternoon.

# the42-racing - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Donn McClean: 2020 Grand National wouldn't be the same without Tiger Roll
# Column
# Column

Donn McClean: 2020 Grand National wouldn't be the same without Tiger Roll

Feb 12th 2020, 4:29 PM 2,232 Views 2 Comments

It would be like the 1978 Grand National without Red Rum, or Grandstand without Des Lynam.

# the42-racing - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Johnny Ward: Sunshine, gales and Honeysuckle's reign on day one of the Dublin Racing Festival
# Fairyhouse
# Fairyhouse

Johnny Ward: Sunshine, gales and Honeysuckle's reign on day one of the Dublin Racing Festival

Feb 1st 2020, 6:02 PM 3,484 Views 4 Comments

The queen still reigns, but after answering every call in the big race she nearly left as many questions as answers.

# the42-racing - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Donn McClean: Big names return as National Hunt season takes flight
# Column
# Column

Donn McClean: Big names return as National Hunt season takes flight

Oct 29th 2019, 7:50 PM 3,878 Views 0 Comments

Prepare for the seasonal debuts of Clan Des Obeaux, Road To Respect, Bristol De Mai, Envoi Allen, Delta Work and Samcro.

# the42-racing - Friday 11 October, 2019

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can lead the way in drug testing jockeys
# Positive Signs
# Positive Signs

Johnny Ward: Irish racing can lead the way in drug testing jockeys

Oct 11th 2019, 12:49 PM 2,125 Views 2 Comments

‘There needs to be a greater deterrent and, if we increase the number of tests when we visit a racecourse, it could act as a deterrent,’ says Dr Jennifer Pugh.

# the42-racing - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Donn McClean: True positions in the juvenile colts' pecking order to be clearer by this weekend
# Column
# Column

Donn McClean: True positions in the juvenile colts' pecking order to be clearer by this weekend

Sep 25th 2019, 1:33 PM 2,279 Views 3 Comments

Pinatubo has been rated higher than Frankel by the BHA, but there’s plenty of contemporary competition racing this weekend.

# the42-racing - Sunday 15 September, 2019

'I am overcome' - Racing comes together for Pat Smullen on special day at the Curragh
# Standing Together
# Standing Together

'I am overcome' - Racing comes together for Pat Smullen on special day at the Curragh

Sep 15th 2019, 5:58 PM 8,123 Views 9 Comments

Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were part of an all-star cast in a charity race in aid of Pat Smullen.

# the42-racing - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Magical lands Aiden O'Brien remarkable 1-2-3 in Champion Stakes at Leopardstown
# Prestige
# Prestige

Magical lands Aiden O'Brien remarkable 1-2-3 in Champion Stakes at Leopardstown

Sep 14th 2019, 5:50 PM 3,539 Views 9 Comments

The favourite delivered this afternoon.

# the42-racing - Friday 13 September, 2019

Johnny Ward: Six reasons why this racing weekend will be special
# Column
# Column

Johnny Ward: Six reasons why this racing weekend will be special

Sep 13th 2019, 12:37 PM 3,030 Views 4 Comments

Across Saturday and Sunday, Ireland will host the best in the world at two of the globe’s finest racetracks.

# the42-racing - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Donn McClean's big Irish Champion Stakes preview
# Column
# Column

Donn McClean's big Irish Champion Stakes preview

Sep 12th 2019, 8:17 PM 6,711 Views 0 Comments

We’re in for a top-class two days of racing across the Longines Irish Champions Weekend.

# the42-racing - Friday 30 August, 2019

Johnny Ward: Hogan can continue promising career with reputation intact despite positive test
# Column
# Column

Johnny Ward: Hogan can continue promising career with reputation intact despite positive test

Aug 30th 2019, 1:21 PM 9,356 Views 6 Comments

The Tipperary-based trainer escaped any penalties after a vet accepted responsibility for Turbine being administered an anabolic steroid.

# the42-racing - Friday 23 August, 2019

Champion Hurdle winner Espoir D’Allen dies after recent injury
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Champion Hurdle winner Espoir D’Allen dies after recent injury

Aug 23rd 2019, 5:17 PM 6,587 Views 8 Comments

The five-year-old had been ruled out of the upcoming jumps season after a freak accident.

Johnny Ward: Moore's ban the latest alarming turn in the destruction of our sport
# Column
# Column

Johnny Ward: Moore's ban the latest alarming turn in the destruction of our sport

Aug 23rd 2019, 4:44 PM 10,024 Views 4 Comments

‘There is so much wrong with this ruling it is hard to know where to start.’

# the42-racing - Friday 16 August, 2019

Visit of Japanese star Deirdre opens up new market for Leopardstown
# Eastern Promise
# Eastern Promise

Visit of Japanese star Deirdre opens up new market for Leopardstown

Aug 16th 2019, 3:21 PM 4,058 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Ward looks ahead to next month’s Irish Champion Stakes.

# the42-racing - 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 3,377 Views 5 Comments

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

Brilliant Borice, Elliott's Plate and One Cool Poet: The Galway Races in review
# Ballybrit
# Ballybrit

Brilliant Borice, Elliott's Plate and One Cool Poet: The Galway Races in review

Aug 6th 2019, 3:06 PM 1,835 Views 2 Comments

Donn McClean runs down the best moments of a fantastic week of racing in Ballybrit.

# the42-racing - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Weekend tips: Mr Everest can climb Galway hill in style
# G-G-G-Galway
# G-G-G-Galway

Weekend tips: Mr Everest can climb Galway hill in style

Aug 3rd 2019, 10:42 AM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

The action continues in Ballybrit today.

# the42-racing - Friday 2 August, 2019

Minella Beau makes it a hat-trick of Galway victories for Mullins
# Galway Races
# Galway Races

Minella Beau makes it a hat-trick of Galway victories for Mullins

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:35 PM 3,544 Views 0 Comments

Mr Adjudicator, meanwhile, won the feature race at Ballybrit on Friday.

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