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Breeders’ Cup entry for Gleneagles

Aidan O’Brien has nominated dual Guineas hero Gleneagles for the Breeders’ Cup Classic in which he could take on American Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

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Today's Tips: Vitalized will take world of beating in opener at Gowran

Gowran Park hosts this afternoon’s horse racing action, and Vitalized can get punters off to a perfect start by taking the claimer for Jim Bolger and jockey Kevin Manning.

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Willie Mullins pays tribute to a ‘legend of a horse’

Willie Mullins hailed Hurricane Fly a “legend of a horse” after announcing the retirement of one of the greatest hurdlers of all time.

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Hurricane Fly: The best wins of his career

Following the retirement of one of the hurdling great, we take a look back at Hurricane Fly’s very best moments:

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Jack Kennedy’s burgeoning talent again to the fore

Jockey Jack Kennedy once again showed his burgeoning talent in best light when recording a near 60-1 double yesterday afternoon at Cork racecourse.

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Grangeclare Rosa can fulfill promise at Roscommon

The conditions of the final race at Roscommon weigh heavily in favour of Grangeclare Rosa, and the Willie Mullins-trained mare can get off the mark at the seventh time of asking.

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Hint Of A Tint the highlight of Berry big-race double

Fran Berry starred with a big-race double on Hint Of A Tint and Bocca Baciata at the Curragh yesterday.

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Don’t Miss Me Now

Quite a tricky looking card at Wexford today, where the ground is expected to ride on the easy side of good. Although Miss Me Now would prefer a little more cut in the ground, the Willie Mullins-trained mare will be very hard to beat in the closing bumper.

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All-American hero takes next step in Travers

Despite having seen American Pharoah steamroller his rivals into the history books this year, Bob Baffert is taking nothing for granted as his Triple Crown hero tackles the Travers Stakes at Saratoga tonight.

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Catalaunian boost for Colm Murphy

Champion Hurdle-winning trainer Colm Murphy savoured a welcome change of luck when Catalaunian Fields landed the Thatch Bar Katies Kitchen Maiden Hurdle in Bellewstown last night.

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Perfect opportunity for Morga to strike at Down Royal

A very difficult card at Down Royal this afternoon, but Morga looks worthy nap material in the Kerry Foods Rated Hurdle. Dessie McDonogh’s five-year-old looked a decent recruit to hurdling when winning his first two starts, and also when a close third behind McKinley at Galway last year.

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Tested delivers in great style in Group 3 Coolmore Stud Fairy Bridge Stakes

Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen combined to steal the show with a treble last night at Tipperary, headed by Tested’s second consecutive success in the Group 3 Coolmore Stud Fairy Bridge Stakes.

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