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Baily Green bids to get season on track in Clonmel

Baily Green will bid to get his season on track in next month’s Clonmel Oil Chase.

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Sprinting to suit Fideles

The decision by Aidan O’Brien to turn Adestes Fideles’ thoughts to sprinting can reap a dividend in the six furlongs Floodlit Friday Nights At Dundalk Maiden on the all weather tonight.

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Victory makes spectacular start

Mouse Morris’ Allied Victory made a spectacular start over fences when landing the www.thurlesraces.ie Beginners Chase at Thurles yesterday.

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Magician’s Turf assignment

Magician is set to lead Aidan O’Brien’s assault on the Breeders’ Cup as he bids to win the Turf for the second year running.

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Down holds the Aces

Down Ace, having only her second run for Noel Meade, can win the Holycross Mares’ Chase at Thurles this afternoon.

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BHA moves to address small fields

The British Horseracing Authority has announced a number of all-weather and National Hunt races will be removed from next year’s programme in a bid to address issues regarding "uncompetitive small-field races".

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Richard Hughes

Hughes savours‘ sweet’ success

Richard Hughes has spoken of his delight at effectively being crowned British champion jockey for a third successive season.

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Willie Mullins

Mullins weighs up Annie options

Annie Annie Power could tackle the OLBG Mares’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival – if she stays over hurdles this term.

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Adrian Heskin

Heskin new retained jockey to Connell

Leading Irish owner Barry Connell has replaced Danny Mullins with Adrian Heskin as his retained jockey.

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Grands Crus in 2011

Top staying hurdler Grands Crus retired

Grands Crus, one of the best staying hurdlers and novice chasers of his generation, has been retired.

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Irish show jumpers dr1ve to victory across Europe

Irish show jumpers drove to victory across Europe at the weekend, with Jessica Kurten in the driving seat when claiming a €40,000 Subaru car in the grand prix in Odense, Copenhagen.

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The New One back with a win at familiar starting point

Another season of top-level hurdling awaits The New One after he successfully returned to his now familiar starting point at Kempton.

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Light career hangs in balance

Ascot Gold Cup winner Leading Light may have run his last race after picking up a nasty injury at Ascot on Saturday.

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Gabriel on the right Avenue

Avenue Gabriel rewarded the patience of her connections with a win in the Listed Clodovil E.B.F. Garnet Stakes on a mixed card at Naas yesterday.

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Hill justifies decision to undertake five hour trek

Tammys Hill, having a first outing since winning the Foxhunters at the Cheltenham festival in March, landed the Christmas Party Package Handicap Hurdle at Cork yesterday.

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Meade targets Champion pay-day with Road To Riches

Noel Meade hopes to run Galway Plate winner Road To Riches in the JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal on November 1.

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Doyle unlikely to appeal Ascot ban

James Doyle is unlikely to appeal against the seven-day ban and £10,000 fine he received following his fairytale victory on Noble Mission in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

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