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  • Cruising in action
    13 days, 11 hours, 41 minutes ago

    Showjumping champ Cruising cloned twice; clones born in 2012

    Two clones have been created from one of Ireland's most famous showjumping stallions.

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  • 11 hours, 19 minutes ago

    Video: Ruby Walsh talks opponents' form and the good life

    Apart from the pick of Willie Mullins' crop, what horse would Ruby Walsh love to ride?

  • 7 days, 16 hours, 22 minutes ago

    Warwick abandoned, Fontwell to inspect

    This afternoon's fixture at WarwickRaces has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track.

  • 8 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes ago

    McCoy: Carlingford Lough 'definitely has a chance' in Gold Cup

    Tony McCoy believes Carlingford Lough “has a live chance” when the partnership takes aim at the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 13.

  • 18 days, 16 hours, 48 minutes ago

    AP will 'never forget' Leopardstown

    Tony McCoy’s fairytale success on Carlingford Lough in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown on Sunday was one that the soon-to-retire rider “will never forget”.

  • 18 days, 18 hours, 14 minutes ago

    McCoy still to decide on a retirement date

    A little over 24 hours after Tony McCoy stunned the racing world in announcing he would retire at the end of the season, the irrepressible jockey roared to a fairytale success in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown.

  • 19 days, 8 hours, 23 minutes ago

    Carlingford Lough and McCoy win Gold Cup

    Carlingford Lough gave Tony McCoy his first victory in the Hennessy Gold Cup just a day after he announced his impending retirement in a thrilling race for the Leopardstown showpiece.

  • 19 days, 12 hours, 31 minutes ago

    McCoy: I've over achieved

    Retiring champion jockey Tony McCoy believes he has over achieved in his career.

  • 20 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes ago

    Tributes flood in for 'Iron Man' McCoy

    Ruby Walsh, arguably Tony McCoy’s rival to the tag of greatest jumps rider ever, paid tribute to his close friend today following the news that the multiple champion jockey is to retire from racing at the end of the season.

  • 20 days, 9 hours, 31 minutes ago

    McCoy: I'm retiring

    Tony McCoy today announced he is to retire from racing at the end of the season.

  • 20 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes ago

    Fox out to rock Hennessy rivals

    Owner Barry Connell believes Foxrock will not be out of place in tomorrow’s Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown.

  • 24 days, 15 hours, 3 minutes ago

    Weather plays havoc with horse racing calendar

    There will be no jumps racing in Britain for the second day running after Market Rasen and Sedgefield both fell victim to the current cold snap.

  • 40 days, 9 hours, 51 minutes ago

    Vautor back on track with Leopardstown win

    Vautour got his fencing career back on track with a facile success in the Leopardstown Killiney Novice Chase at the Dublin course.

  • 41 days, 5 hours, 52 minutes ago

    Sprinter Sacre suffers small bleed

    Sprinter Sacre was found to be have suffered a small bleed after his comeback run in second in the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot today.

  • 43 days, 12 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Henderson gives Sacre green light

    Sprinter Sacre is set to line up for the Sodexo Clarence House Chase at Ascot on Saturday after trainer Nicky Henderson “pressed the green button” following an all-important walk of the course on Thursday morning.

  • 43 days, 16 hours, 48 minutes ago

    Thurles passes morning inspection

    This afternoon's meeting at Thurles will go ahead as planned after the track passed a morning inspection.

  • 46 days, 13 hours, 53 minutes ago

    Vautour may use Leopardstown's Arkle to get on track again

    Vautour could try to get his season back in track in the Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Chase at Leopardstown at the end of the month.

  • 54 days, 11 hours, 9 minutes ago

    Sunday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 57 days, 11 hours, 8 minutes ago

    Thursday's horseracing tips

    Check out our horseracing tips from courses around Ireland and the UK.

  • 58 days, 15 hours, 10 minutes ago

    Cold snap claims Uttoxeter card

    Officials at Uttoxeter in England have called off their New Year’s Eve card due to a frozen track.

  • 59 days, 8 hours, 57 minutes ago

    Mullins proud of 'fantastic' Hurricane Fly

    Willie Mullins is still on a high 24 hours after Hurricane Fly’s latest spine-tingling triumph at Leopardstown.

  • 62 days, 8 hours, 1 minute ago

    Mullins's 16-1 Twinlight claims Leopardstown feature

    Willie Mullins' inconsistent Twinlight proved that when things fall in his favour he is a very good horse as he won the Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown today.

  • 63 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes ago

    Vautour suffers shock reverse at Leopardstown

    Cheltenham Festival and Punchestown hero Vautour suffered his first defeat for Willie Mullins as Clarcam ran out a impressive winner of the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown for Gordon Elliott and Bryan Cooper.

  • 63 days, 9 hours, 34 minutes ago

    Walsh takes Mullins mount Faugheen for Christmas stroll

    Faugheen was a hugely impressive winner of the williamhill.com Christmas Hurdle at Kempton to strengthen his grip on the Champion Hurdle market.

  • 63 days, 15 hours, 22 minutes ago

    Sedgefield gets the go-ahead

    This afternoon’s meeting at Sedgefield goes ahead as planned after the track passed an 8.30am inspection.

  • 64 days, 7 hours, 51 minutes ago

    King George field excites Clifford

    Clerk of the course Barney Clifford is looking forward to what promises to be an enthralling afternoon at Kempton on Friday as the William Hill King George VI Chase takes centre stage on another action-packed Boxing Day bonanza.

  • 65 days, 16 hours, 5 minutes ago

    Willie Mullins looking for King George repeat with Champagne Fever

    Mullins won the traditional St Stephen's Day race at Kempton back in 2001 with Florida Pearl.

  • 67 days, 14 hours, 17 minutes ago

    Whip ban only blot for Condon

    The contentious issue of the whip reared its head again after a pulsating finish to The Ladbroke at Ascot.

  • 70 days, 8 hours, 22 minutes ago

    HRI boosts prize money by €5m for 2015

    Prize money in Ireland is to be increased by €5m in 2015 to €53.9m, Horse Racing Ireland has announced.

  • Nicky Henderson
    70 days, 15 hours, 7 minutes ago

    Henderson hopes Bobs makes Leopardstown

    Nicky Henderson is “reasonably confident” that Bobs Worth will run in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.

  • 71 days, 14 hours, 58 minutes ago

    Murphy horse a doubt for Leopardstown

    Colm Murphy faces a race against time to ready The Westener Boy for the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas.

  • 72 days, 7 hours, 37 minutes ago

    Horse wins Point to Point after every other horse messes up

    Jamie Codd became the luckiest winner ever of a Point to Point race when he rode Rebel Benefit to victory in the Borris Point to Point on Sunday.

  • Sizing Europe in action in October
    72 days, 13 hours, 59 minutes ago

    Sizing Europe return hinges on ground

    Sizing Europe is poised to run at Leopardstown over Christmas as long as conditions are suitable.

  • 75 days, 6 hours, 23 minutes ago

    Spencer in retirement u-turn

    Jockey Jamie Spencer has abandoned plans to retire from the saddle and will continue next year as a freelance.

  • 76 days, 12 hours, 11 minutes ago

    Green lights for Doncaster and Lingfield

    This afternoon's meetings at Doncaster and Lingfield will go ahead after the tracks passed morning inspections.

  • 76 days, 14 hours, 52 minutes ago

    Lingfield, Doncaster and Carlisle to inspect

    Officials at Lingfield, Doncaster and Carlisle are to hold inspections as temperatures dropped below freezing in parts of the UK last night.

  • 80 days, 13 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Mullins horse set for Christmas outing

    Princely Conn is likely to test his powers at a longer distance over the Festive period following an excellent run to finish third in the Royal Bond Novice Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

  • Dessie Hughes
    89 days, 7 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Colonel seals emotional win for Sandra Hughes, two weeks after dad Dessie's death

    Sandra Hughes gained an emotional first Grade One triumph just two weeks after the death of her father Dessie when Lieutenant Colonel won a dramatic Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

  • 91 days, 15 hours, 8 minutes ago

    Djakadam excites Walsh

    Ruby Walsh thinks Djakadam has a “favourite’s chance” of creating history by becoming the first five-year-old to win the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.

  • 97 days, 9 hours, 53 minutes ago

    Irish trainer Fenton banned for three years

    Philip Fenton has been disqualified from holding a trainer’s licence for three years following an Irish Turf Club hearing on Saturday.

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