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Big interview – Trainer John ‘Shark’ Hanlon on Finding a Superstar

Trainer John ‘Shark’ Hanlon has confessed he’d “travel the world” for a horse like his Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup contender, Hewick, found in a local sale “five minutes down the road.” Hewick: The Tough Contender Describing the nine-year-old Hewick as “tough as nails,” Hanlon marvels at the horse’s resilience, having …

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The French Takeover: Is Irish Racing Breeding Falling Behind?

The French Takeover: Is Irish Racing Breeding Falling Behind? In the recent Dublin Racing Festival, a worrying trend emerged that raised eyebrows and sparked discussions within the Irish racing community. Out of the eight Grade One winners at the festival, an astounding seven were born in France. This dominance, coupled …

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Watch Caldwell Potter sold for World Record price

Caldwell Potter has been purchased for €740,000 and becomes the most expensive National Hunt horse to be sold at public auction. ⚡️World Record Price ⚡️ ✍️ Caldwell Potter has been purchased for €740,000 and becomes the most expensive National Hunt horse to be sold at public auction. 🔨 He was …

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Video – 100 winners up for Jack Kennedy

Jack Kennedy reaches three figures in a season for the first time in his career as Coko Beach lands the opener at punchestown. 100 up for Jack Kennedy! He reaches three figures in a season for the first time in his career as Coko Beach lands the opener at @punchestownrace …

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Watch LIVE Video – Tattersalls – Andy and Gemma Brown Sale 3pm

LIVE: Tattersalls Ireland – Andy and Gemma Brown Dispersal at 3pm Monday    Check out the latest details of the highly anticipated Andy and Gemma Brown Dispersal Sale happening at Tattersalls Ireland on February 5th. Discover 29 remarkable lots from renowned owners, including standouts like Grade 1 victor Caldwell Potter …

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List of horse racing meeting in Ireland in April 2024

MAJOR RACES DATE RACECOURSE MAJOR RACES Mon, 01 Cork SEE MORE Mon, 01 Fairyhouse Ballybin Hurdle (Grade 2) Fairyhouse Steeplechase (Grade 2) Irish Grand National Handicap Steeplechase (Grade 3) Percy Maynard Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 2) SEE MORE Wed, 03 Gowran Park SEE MORE Thu, 04 Naas SEE MORE Fri, 05 …

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Tragic Loss in the Racing Community

Tragic Loss in the Racing Community Kirkby’s Untimely Passing Keagan Kirkby, a beloved West Country point-to-point rider and valued member of Paul Nicholls’ team, has passed away following a fall at Charing point-to-point in Kent. Kirkby, 25, had been an essential part of Nicholls’ stable since 2019 and was recently …

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List of horse racing meeting in Ireland in March 2024

Fri, 01 Dundalk SEE MORE Sat, 02 Navan BoyleSports Webster Cup S’chase (Grade 2) Flyingbolt Novice S’chase (Grade 3) SEE MORE Sun, 03 Leopardstown QuinnBet H’cap S’chase (Listed) SEE MORE Mon, 04 Leopardstown SEE MORE Tue, 05 Thurles SEE MORE Fri, 08 Dundalk SEE MORE Sat, 09 Gowran Park Shamrock …

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