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Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 24 April, 2014

Horse Racing

# horse-racing - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Grand National jockeys stage mutiny over Aintree false-start farce

All bar one failed to co-operate with the stewards enquiry.

25/1 shot Pineau De Re wins the Aintree Grand National

Leighton Aspell led his mount to glory this afternoon.

# horse-racing - Saturday 15 March, 2014

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10 most awkward moments from last night’s Late Late Show interview

Ryan Tubridy, outfits and horse racing don’t mix.

# horse-racing - Friday 14 March, 2014

Compound fracture puts Ruby Walsh out of the Gold Cup

The top jockey had a bad fall in the JCB Triumph Hurdle today.

# horse-racing - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014, Day 2

Join us for live coverage of Ladies Day (and some horse racing) in the Cotswolds.

# horse-racing - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

The Winner’s Enclosure: Jezki cruises as Champagne bubbles burst by Warhorse

Tragedy clouded the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.

Ruby Tuesday: 13 pics from the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival

Vautour, Jezki and Quevega were some of the big winners on Day 1.

Jezki wins Champion Hurdle but tragedy strikes for Our Conor

Barry Geraghty and trainer Jessica Harrington got the better of Hurricane Fly in today’s big race.

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival 2014 – Day 1

The National Hunt extravaganza started today in the Cotswolds

# horse-racing - Monday 10 March, 2014

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how you can bluff your way through this year’s festival

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from Ruby Wax, we’re here to help. beginner’s guide to having a bet on Cheltenham

Don’t know your each-ways from your Lucky 15s? We’re here to help.

# horse-racing - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Ever hear the story of the 74-year-old Irishman who’s cost the bookmakers millions? chats to Nick Townsend, close associate of Barney Curley and author of a new book on the professional gambler.

# horse-racing - Saturday 8 March, 2014

5 excuses to use if your horse loses at Cheltenham next week

They probably won’t be the real reason but they’ll still sound good.

# horse-racing - Friday 7 March, 2014

Cue Card out for the season with stress fracture

‘It’s a gut wrencher really,’ says trainer trainer Colin Tizzard.

# horse-racing - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Barney Curley admits role in £2m four-horse betting coup

The retired trainer hit the bookies with a four-horse bid in January.

# horse-racing - Friday 28 February, 2014

Turf Club step up anti-doping fight in Irish horse racing

Expanded powers will allow Turf Club veterinary officers to test horses in and out of training.

# horse-racing - Monday 24 February, 2014

BHA to test Philip Fenton’s Cheltenham horses before festival

Tipperary trainer’s court case has been adjourned until after the racing showpiece.

Sprinter Sacre to miss Cheltenham Festival

Trainer Nicky Henderson has made the tough call ahead of the Cotswolds action next month.

# horse-racing - Monday 17 February, 2014

My Tent ready for Cheltenham after all-weather win

Trainer Nicky Henderson was pleased with his weekend’s work ahead of next month’s festival in the Cotswolds.

# horse-racing - Sunday 9 February, 2014

‘Exceptional’ Last Instalment claims Hennessy Gold Cup win

Jockey Brian O’Connell had to make a quick decision to send the eventual winner to the front after a dawdling start.

# horse-racing - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Rock On Ruby may head straight for Cheltenham

The nine-year-old has still only managed one run over fences this season.

# horse-racing - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Hurricane Fly holds off pretenders to win Irish Champions Hurdle

Ruby Walsh and his mount answered a lot of questions at Leopardstown this afternoon.

# horse-racing - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets

The Paul Nicholls trained horse lost for the first time in five years.

# horse-racing - Thursday 23 January, 2014

On His Own regains Thyestes title at Gowran Park

Paul Townend was on board as it was back-to-back wins.

# horse-racing - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Bookies stung for millions as punters cash in on ‘Curley Coup’

A massive gamble on a four-horse accumulator has cost bookmakers an estimated £2 million.

# horse-racing - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Frankel’s first foal born at Coolmore Stud

No pressure, kid. Your dad’s only one of the greatest racehorses ever.

# horse-racing - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Coolmore confirms death of St Nicholas Abbey RIP

Coolmore confirms death of St Nicholas Abbey

The seven-year-old horse had to be put down after suffering a colic.

# horse-racing - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Big rematch on the cards in Irish Champion Hurdle

Hurricane Fly will take on Jezki and Our Conor later this month.

# horse-racing - Monday 6 January, 2014

Bryan Cooper gets new Gigginstown job off to a flier

Michael O’Leary’s new retained rider won today’s featured race at Thurles.

# horse-racing - Friday 3 January, 2014

Bryan Cooper gets Michael O’Leary Gigg

The 21-year old will take over as the retained rider for Gigginstown House Stud.

# horse-racing - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Hurricane Fly sees off all challengers in Ryanair Hurdle

Willie Mullins’ nine-year-old was too good on the final day of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival.

# horse-racing - Saturday 28 December, 2013

And they’re off: Your best bets for the Leopardstown Festival today

It was a tough day for punters yesterday.

# horse-racing - Friday 27 December, 2013

Leopardstown Festival: The Tullow Tank keeps on rolling

The Philip Fenton trained five-year-old shone at Leopardstown today.

Your best bets at the Leopardstown Festival today

It’s another bumper day of racing action, despite the weather.

# horse-racing - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Slideshow: Bono and Michael D. among thousands at day one of the Leopardstown festival Racing This post contains images

Slideshow: Bono and Michael D. among thousands at day one of the Leopardstown festival

Micheal D Higgins was one of the thousands in attendance at day one of the Christmas festival.

6 sporting endeavours you can take part in St Stephen’s day

From the Puc Fada to horse racing, you’ve plenty of choice.

The 8 types of people you will meet at the Christmas races

Lads in suits, ladies in inappropriate footwear and auld fellas that wish you would all just go away — here’s a guide to some of the characters you will meet.

# horse-racing - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Winners alright: 7 Irish horses that got us talking in 2013

Even if you only pay passing attention to horse racing, you might recognise these headline-makers.

# horse-racing - Saturday 21 December, 2013

7 of Kildare’s best sporting moments in 2013

From a world record and gold medal to a Grand Prix and Grand Slam, it’s been a decent sporting year for the Lilywhites.

# horse-racing - Friday 20 December, 2013

Pipe and Scudamore ready for King George VI

Can Dynaste topple Cue Card on St Stephen’s Day?

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