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Walsh – ‘He’s A Brilliant Horse’

Walsh – ‘He’s A Brilliant Horse’

From Racing Post VAUTOUR oozed class as he made a perfect start to life over fences, jumping well as he cruised to a wide-margin victory under Ruby Walsh at Navan. The Supreme Novices’ winner faced a big field on his first chase start but was sent off just 2-11 favourite and turned in a performance […]

Florida Pearl

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Florida Pearl

Florida Pearl made his debut when winning a 4YO Maiden at Lismore in March 1996. He did not reappear then until December of that year, where he followed up by winning a National Hunt Flat Race at Leopardstown. He was then stepped straight up to Grade 1 class, for the 1997 Cheltenham Festival, where he […]

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Fenton Banned For Three Years

From Racing Post TRAINER Philip Fenton, last month convicted of possessing anabolic steroids and other banned substances, was on Saturday disqualified for three years by the Turf Club. Fenton, the first trainer in Ireland to be convicted of possessing anabolic steroids, had already been fined €6,000 and ordered to pay €4,200 in costs at Carrick-on-Suir […]

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The Shortlister At Thurles

12.25 Sonny B Chute Hall Aerlite Supreme 12.55 Hidden Cyclone Foildubh 1.25 Bosman Rule Marvellous Moment 2.0 Kymin’s Way Shuilamach Dark Victory 2.30  Seamus Mor Notification Deano 3.05 Western Promise Pocketfullapennies Pairc Na Leasa 3.35 High In The Clouds          

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The Shortlister At Fairyhouse

12.35  Aklan Time For A Pint You Must Know Me 1.05 Blue Bicycle Outlander Cinder Rua 1.35 Shaneshill Wrath Of Titans Keppols Queen 2.05 Misty Lady Duty Dance Mosman Park 2.35 Tipped Up Harry Molly’s Affair Forjoethepainter 3.05 Bold Conquest Triplets Joy Knock Beauty 3.35 Toushan Aengus Arkwrisht  

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The Shortlister At Wexford

12.45  Aminabad Domesday Book 1.15 Measureofmydreams I Knew Well 1.45 Norah Star On My Own                             2.15 Hell Cat Maggie Mrs Mac Veale 2.45 Down Ace Vroum Vroum Mag 3.15 Lash It On Banana Flambe 3.45 Boxer Georg

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Tributes To Dessie Hughes

DESSIE HUGHES, who scaled the heights of jump racing as a jockey and trainer, has died at the age of 71. Hughes rode Monksfield to win the Champion Hurdle in 1979 and also captured the race as a trainer when saddling Hardy Eustace to victory in 2004 and 2005. He is survived by his wife […]

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ATR’s Tony Ennis Has Three For Cheltenham

Cheltenham ‘Insiders’ Insight Pack Tony McCormick 35 years in the racing game and EIGHT-YEAR-TRENDS expert Recently Tony has shortlisted Cesarewitch winner BIG EASY, Melbourne Cup winner PROTECTIONIST and 2nd (20/1), 3rd (14/1) and 4th (25/1) in the November Handicap. Martin Pennington Martin’s knowledge of the Point-To-Point game on both sides of the Irish Sea is […]

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Rich Ricci

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Rich Ricci

From racingpost.com LEADING owner Rich Ricci took time out during a rare visit to Lingfield to point punters in the direction of two youngsters who could go right to the top in novice hurdles. Explaining his presence at a run-of-the-mill meeting at which he had no runners, Ricci, who lives in Kent but races mainly […]

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Four-horse gamble landed with links to Barney Curley

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 The victories of four horses with links to legendary gambler and former trainer Barney Curley has generated significant interest on an otherwise mundane day of racing in Britain. The bookmaking industry had been on red-alert from early morning after latching on to the well-backed quartet, all of which were returning from […]

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Naas Preview

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Naas Preview

The Fishery Lane Hurdle for four year olds tops the bill at Naas this coming Saturday and here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on that and the rest of the action in Kildare.   12:25 Leap Dearg made a promising handicap debut for Robert Tyner when finishing second behind Fiery Oscar over today’s two mile trip […]

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Thurles Preview

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Thurles Preview

Thurles are set to play host to a seven race card this Thursday which looks set to be run on unseasonably quick good ground.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:   12:55 The Doorman has been entered up a lot in recent weeks and makes an eagerly anticipated chasing debut in this opening […]

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Down Royal Preview

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Down Royal Preview

The JNWine.com Champion Chase takes centre stage at Down Royal this Saturday and here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on that and the rest of the card at Down Royal:   12:45 Bay Hill improved from his debut outing at Roscommon in August when staying on strongly to lead late jumping the last on his second […]

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Willie Mullins Interview

Willie gave an interview to Gary O’Brien of At The Races Interview date: 24th October 2014

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Punchestown Preview

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Punchestown Preview

Punchestown host Wednesday afternoon’s meeting and here are Martin Pennington’s views on the racing:    13:05 Mr Diablo was impressive in winning a good ground bumper here back in May by thirteen lengths from Sir Scorpion who’d previously finished runner-up behind the useful looking Moon Racer in a valuable contest at Fairyhouse.  The son of […]

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Galway Preview

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Galway Preview

The second of Galway’s two day meeting takes place this Monday.  Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:    13:35 Lord Scoundrel seems to be getting the hang of racing having won his last two under wildly different ground conditions for trainer Gordon Elliott.  The five year old gelding took his fifth […]

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Thurles Preview

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Thurles Preview

Thurles plays host to a small but select seven race card this Thursday.  Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   14:15 Dazzling Susie should prove hard to beat here for trainer John Phelan if employing her usual front running tactics.  The daughter of Stowaway was ridden with slightly more restraint than […]

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‘Insiders’ Insight Micro System

Insiders Insight Pack – FREE Micro System  

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Punchestown Preview

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Punchestown Preview

The second day of Punchestown’s two day midweek meeting features a number of intriguing races.  Here are Martin Pennington’s views on the racing:      14:15 Roscommon bumper winner Fill Your Hands finished a promising third of five behind Egyptian Warrior when making his hurdling debut at the Listowel Festival last month.  Tony Martin’s charge […]

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Fairyhouse Preview

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Fairyhouse Preview

National Hunt takes centre stage at Fairyhouse this Saturday with a competitive card getting under way at 14:15. Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:      14:15 Redrobin has run well on his three hurdling outings to date finishing runner-up last time out behind Jamesmicheal at Roscommon at the end of […]

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