• Wednesday, 20 April 2016
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Special Tiara likely to sidestep Sandown clash

HENRY DE BROMHEAD says Special Tiara is likely to miss Saturday's bet365 Celebration Chase at Sandown and instead run in the BoyleSports Champion Chase at Punchestown on Tuesday.

  • Friday, 15 April 2016
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Bryan Cooper sets his sights on maiden jockeys' title

BRYAN COOPER is firmly focused on riding as many winners as possible as he aims to strengthen his chances of claiming the Irish jump jockeys’ title for the first time.

  • Thursday, 14 April 2016
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If given the choice, who would YOU ride?

The Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup is shaping up to be the race of the season with Don Cossack, Cue Card and Vautour set to lock horns and we asked some of Ireland's top jockeys would they would like to ride in the race.

  • Thursday, 14 April 2016
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O'Leary relishing Gold Cup showdown for Cossack

THE Don Cossack camp cannot wait for Gold Cup winner to tackle Cue Card and Vautour at Punchestown, and want good ground so that all three superstars can be seen to best effect.

  • Wednesday, 13 April 2016
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Burke will not require surgery following fall

JONATHAN BURKE will not require surgery and is set to be fitted with a brace Thursday morning but he will be out of action for around three months according to Turf Club medical officer Dr Adrian McGoldrick.

  • Wednesday, 13 April 2016
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Popular chaser Wishfull Thinking retired

THE evergreen, and ever popular, chaser Wishfull Thinking has been retired following a disappointing run in the Silver Trophy Chase at Cheltenham on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, 13 April 2016
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Minding heads strong Oaks entries for O'Brien

AIDAN O'BRIEN looks set to launch a strong defence of his Investec Oaks crown as he has entered 16 horses in the fillies' Classic, including impressive Dubai Fillies' Mile winner and 1,000 Guineas favourite Minding.

  • Monday, 11 April 2016
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Alastair Down: Raw emotions as Mouse roars to National win

Alastair Down reflects on an unlikely Grand National triumph to uplift, excite and heal the battered spirit of a wonderful trainer.

  • Sunday, 10 April 2016
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Vermeer and Solitaire clash in 2,000 Guineas Trial

THIRTEEN years have passed since Refuse To Bend won Leopardstown's 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes before going on to land the 2,000 Guineas and the presence of Johannes Vermeer and True Solitaire makes it a fascinating spectacle.

  • Sunday, 10 April 2016
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Leopardstown: Harzand storms to Ballysax success

HARZAND produced a stunning late surge to overhaul Idaho and win the Ballysax Stakes, in the process earning quotes of 16-1 for the Investec Derby at Epsom.