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TED VEALE and Barry Geraghty (left) beats UN BEAU ROMAN and THE BLACK RUSSIAN for trainer Tony Martin.

Ted swoops late to see off Roman

Under a power-packed ride by Barry Geraghty, even-money favourite Ted Veale swooped late to beat market rival Un Beau Roman and longtime leader, The Black Russian, in the Grade 3 At The Races Kilbegnet Novice Chase in Roscommon yesterday.

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Katimavik poised to get off mark

Dermot Weld’s Katimavik can get off the mark at the second attempt in the Next Racing At Fairyhouse October 11th Maiden at the Co Meath track this afternoon.

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Ol’ Man River in full flow

Ol’ Man River enhanced his Classic prospects with an authoritative victory in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh.

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Hannon warns Tiggy not certain to run in Abbaye

Richard Hannon stressed the brilliant Tiggy Wiggy "is by no means certain" to run in the Prix de l’Abbaye at Longchamp next Sunday.

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Bronze Angel camp pondering Darley raid

Bronze Angel could have another crack at Group Three honours in the Darley Stakes at Newmarket next month thanks to winning the Betfred Cambridgeshire for a second time on Saturday.

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Contest made for Ted Veale

He is far from my favourite horse, but if ever a contest was made for Ted Veale it is the Grade 3 At The Races EBF Kilbegnet Novice Chase at Roscommon this afternoon.

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McCreery: Fiesolana fired up for Foret

Willie McCreery hopes stable star Fiesolana can sign off her European career with another win at the highest level in the Prix de la Foret at Longchamp on Sunday.

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Nearly Nama’d can go one better in conditions chase

Nearly Nama’d is fancied to beat Darwins Fox in the four-runner Le Grande Chase at Navan this afternoon.

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Velox ‘ticks the right boxes’

Luca Cumani believes Velox ticks the right boxes as the Newmarket trainer seeks to win the Betfred Cambridgeshire for a third time at Newmarket today.

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River in full flow as O’Brien seeks 14th Beresford success

Ol’ Man River, as low as 12-1 for the 2015 Derby, makes his eagerly awaited second appearance in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh tomorrow.

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Guineas target as Lucida rocks in Rockfel

Jim Bolger’s Lucida justified even-money favouritism in the Shadwell Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket yesterday.

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De Sousa outclasses rivals for repeat win

Off the track since last March, Afonso De Sousa outclassed his six rivals when repeating last year’s win in the Dundalk Stadium — Light Up Your Night Race in Dundalk last night.

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Smullen’s talents deserve to be showcased on a much wider stage

At Gowran Park last Sunday, Pat Smullen rode a double to take his total of winners for the season to 100.

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DOWN UNDER: Pale Mimosa (left)  no decision yet on Melbourne Cup run.

Pale Mimosa in quarantine, but Oz trip still up in the air

Pale Mimosa has entered quarantine for the Emirates Melbourne Cup but Dermot Weld has yet to commit to an Australian trip.

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Jim Bolger - Lucida  ready to return to the fray.

McBride keen on Stroll claims

Charlie McBride believes the step up to seven furlongs will help eke out further improvement in Stroll Patrol in the Shadwell Rockfel Stakes at Newmarket today.

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Side with Sousa

Afonso De Sousa can overcome an absence of 187 days and land the Stadium-Light Up Your Night Race at Dundalk this evening.

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Origilgo Bay and Kevin Sexton win the Listowel Races Supporters Club Lartigue Hurdle for trainer John McConnell. Picture: Healy Racing

On-song Orgilgo in Greatwood frame

The Greatwood Hurdle at Cheltenham is among a number of options considered for Orgilgo Bay following his front-running demolition job in the Listowel Races Supporters Club Lartigue Hurdle.

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Taghrooda set for Arc after Newmarket gallop

Taghrooda delighted connections in a workout over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket yesterday as part of her preparation for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday week.

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