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The latest news from the Irish horse racing scene.

Aug 13

Mal Boyle Stats – Sunday 13th

Yesterday’s late winners (including a 144/1 forecast via 3 nominated runners in the 7.10 at Lingfield) saved the day! Sunday’s in form trainers include:  6/16–Hugo Palmer (+15) – 1 today: Koropick (4.10 Curragh) 4/13–Archie Watson (+15) – 2 at Windsor: Yabass (2.55) & Paradwys (3.25) 6/18–Charlie Appleby (+3) – 3 runners today: Mythical Magic (1.55 Deauville), Hawkbill (4.05 …

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Aug 12

Mal Boyle Stats – Saturday 12th

There were just too many winners to list from Friday! – suffice to say that readers have been extremely generous via their Twitter comments for which I offer sincere thanks.  If you need to see some of the prices etc., just go to: – best of luck today guys! Saturday’s in form trainers include:  …

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Aug 02

Mal Boyle Stats – Wednesday 2nd

  Wednesday’s in form trainers include: 8/20–Michael Dods (+24) – 3 at Redcar: What Do You Think (2.00), My Cherokee (2.35) & Hernandoshideaway (3.10) 8/31–Tom Easterby (+35) – 3 at Redcar: North Road Revue (2.00), Rose Eclair (4.55), Hamriyah (5.30) 6/22–Charlie Appleby – 5 runners at Goodwood: Wolf Country, Secret Advisor & First Nation (2.25), Sound And …

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Jul 31

Mal Boyle Stats – Monday 31st

Excellent day yesterday for the Daily Stats column with 7/17 runners winning, producing level stake profits of 15 points.   It is crucial to get the bookmaker’s money in the bank on the lead up to a Festival of racing which in this instance of course is ‘Glorious Goodwood’ which starts tomorrow , notwithstanding the …

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Jul 21

Mal Boyle Stats – Friday 21st

Archie Watson proved to be the hero again yesterday when notching a 71/1 double for us via just the two runners on the day.  We now have to wait for Saturday’s lone entry Corinithia Knight (3.35 Newbury) to see if Archie can make it 5/6, his other horse during the period have been beaten ‘three …

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Jul 15

Mal Boyle Stats – Saturday 15th

In response to plenty of (understandably) negative comments relating to trainers who have a plethora of runners on any one day, I will only list the number of runners at each meeting for the relevant trainers, as you can see below today.  Let’s take eight (28 doubles – 56 trebles) as a maximum number in …

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Jun 23

Mal Boyle Stats – Friday 23rd

Leading trainers on the 4th day of the Royal Ascot meeting – six year history: 6 winners–John Gosden (12/1, 12/1, 12/1, 3/1*, 11/4* & 7/4* – 6 runners there today (142/1 treble in 2012) & (42/1 double in 2011) – Khalidi & Glencadam Glory (3.05), Dabyah (4.20), Face The Facts & Stradivarius (5.00) & Cape Cova …

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Jun 22

Mal Boyle Stats – Thursday 22nd

Represented trainer with the best record on Day 3 during a six year study period at Royal Ascot: 7 winners–Aidan O’Brien (12/1, 10/1, 10/1, 15/8*, 11/8*, 10/11* twice) – 7 runners there today – Sioux Nation (2.30), Taj Mahal & Orderofthegarter (3.05), Alluringly (3.40), Order Of St George (4.20) & Homesman & Utah (5.35)   In form …

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Jun 20

Mal Boyle Stats – Tuesday 20th

Royal Ascot is finally here and naturally, this meeting will take centre stage over the next five days.  Only trainers showing exceptional form will otherwise be highlighted during this week. Let’s start with the two year old’s, initially looking at results on all days during the last six years (trainers saddling more than one winner): …

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Jun 19

Mal Boyle Stats – Monday June 19

Monday’s in form trainers include (numbers depleted from yesterday’s potential figures via withdrawals unfortunately – be patient, they will be back later in the week!): 7/24–William Haggas – 2 at Carlisle: Contentment (4.30) & Solo Mission (5.00) 7/28–Richard Hughes (+20) – 2 at Windsor: King Of Spin (7.15) & Marie Josephe (8.15) 6/23–John Gosden (+24) …

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May 29

Mal Boyle Stats – Monday 29th

While most of you have been asleep (it never pays to presume) – I’m completing these stats at 3.00 before having a second go at getting some sleep ‘tonight’! Monday’s represented in form trainers include: 9/26–Roger Varian (+7) – 5 on Monday: Yalawin (3.30 Windsor), King Bolete (3.35 Redcar), Ejaaby (4.25 Leicester), Compas Scooby (4.40 …

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Mar 25

Mal Boyle stats – Saturday 25th

As usual on Friday/Saturday/Sunday,  the bulk of my stats can be found via my column for sporting today – the link will be offered via my Twitter page, hopefully by 9.30 this morning (timing is out of my control having sent the work at 6.30).   Four of Richard Fahey’s last 13 runners have …

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Oct 18

The Final Flight Jumps Guide

Written by author and horse racing fanatic Grant Copson and assisted by racing analysis Lee Lewis, the 2016 edition of The Final Flight Jumps Guide includes contributions by racecourse commentator and At The Races presenter Mike Cattermole, leading bloodstock agent Tom Malone and Racing Post’s well-known paddock watcher Ken Pitterson. Richard Johnson, the 2016 Champion …

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Oct 03

Irish Injured Jockeys Fund

Irish Injured Jockeys raises funds and increases awareness of the requirement for public funding to provide for our injured jockeys. Irish Injured Jockeys works with individual cases and also supports The Jockeys Emergency Fund, The Drogheda Memorial Fund and The Irish Jockeys Trust. Irish Injured Jockeys was set up in 2014 to increase awareness and raise …

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