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Highs & Lows Of The Irish Grand National

You could say that there was a lot more to the Irish Grand National than usual at Fairyhouse due to the ongoing battle between Irish trainers Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins. Both Elliott and Mullins are in the hunt for the Irish trainer’s title, as well as looking for their maiden Irish Grand National win, and it was Elliott who …

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Leopardstown Preview and Tips: Hennessy Gold Cup & More

The Foxrock venue hosts perhaps its best days racing of the season, as the feature Hennessey Gold Cup is supported by a grade one undercard at Leopardstown.  Hennessy Gold Cup (Grade 1) 3m The state of flux that the staying chase division finds itself in dictates that the Hennessey is an open looking affair. Carlingford Lough has good course form …

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Hurricane Fly conveys he is a class apart – Leopardstown Round-up

“He’s come back here now and won five of these and 22 Grade Ones, he’s a pleasure to ride, he’s a credit to Willie and the staff at Closutton, he’s just a marvellous little horse.” – Ruby Walsh after today’s success. I cannot remember a horse that loved a course as much as Hurricane Fly loves Leopardstown. His attitude seems to …

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Horse Racing Over The Christmas Period: Part 2

Aside from the Cheltenham festival, the next three weeks of jump racing are the highlight of the calendar.  Kempton, Leopardstown and Chepstow all take centre stage while the Christmas dinner leftovers are being dished out. In the second part of a two-part series on racing over the coming weeks, Stephen Loftus previews the races at Leopardstown over the festive period. 27th December …

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Horse Racing Over The Christmas Period: Part 1

Aside from the Cheltenham festival, the next three weeks of jump racing are the highlight of the calendar. Kempton, Leopardstown and Chepstow all take centre stage while the Christmas dinner leftovers are being dished out. In part one of a two-part series, Stephen Loftus previews the races at Ascot, Kempton and Chepstow over the festive period. 20th December – Long …

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