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Madden strikes again on Shalamzar

Tom Madden, so impressive when winning on Mahrajaan on Wednesday, did it again at Listowel yesterday when landing the featured Guinness Handicap on bottom weight Shalamzar for the Tony Martin yard.

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Rebel has a cause at Listowel

Mick Winters hopes Grade One-winning chaser Rebel Fitz has retained all of his old verve when he returns to action at Listowel today.

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Watch set for gold-en double

Watchable is out to continue a fine season for his owner Philip Bamford in the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup today.

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Maguire makes perfect comeback on Bonne Fee

Jason Maguire made the perfect comeback after six months out of the saddle through injury when winning on Bonne Fee at Newton Abbott yesterday, his first ride back.

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Progressive Rae’s Creek can prove up to the task

Rae’s Creek gets the nap to land a cracking little six-runner Cashen Novice Hurdle at the final stage of the Listowel festival this afternoon.

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Cue Card back in training

Cue Card is back in training and pleasing trainer Colin Tizzard after undergoing a breathing operation.

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Dettori sweet on World rule

Frankie Dettori has given Ruler Of The World a ringing endorsement as the dust settles on his all-the-way success in the Prix Foy at Longchamp last weekend.

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Lynch rebounds on Portrade

Andrew Lynch, who recently lost his job as first jockey to Alan and Ann Potts, struck for the first time this week when driving Portrade to land the featured Ladbrokes’ Handicap Hurdle at Listowel yesterday.

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Longer trip to suit Tiger Trek

Dessie Hughes’ Tiger Trek is the nap choice in the John J Galvin Maiden Hurdle at Listowel this afternoon.

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BHA charge McGrath and Walton with corruption

Scottish Grand National-winning jockey Richie McGrath, together with former trainer Kate Walton, has been charged with passing on inside information.

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Adelaide backed to shinein Plate

Adelaide, an unlucky-in-running third in the Prix Niel at Longchamp on Sunday, will be trained for a tilt at the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on October 25.

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Walsh gets Busy to land National

Katie Walsh, sister of the legendary, Ruby, and daughter of another legend, Ted, became the first woman to win the Guinness Kerry National when giving Your Busy an outstanding ride at Listowel yesterday.

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ORGILGO BAY and Kevin Sexton made all to win the Listowel Races Supporters Club Lartigue Hurdle for trainer John McConnell.

Orgilgo Bay puts up terrific performance to defy top weight

Orgilgo Bay, trained in Co Meath by John McConnell, put up a terrific performance to defy top weight in the valuable Lartigue Hurdle at Listowel yesterday.

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Oliver Brady

Flamboyant trainer Oliver Brady passes away at 75

Colourful trainer Oliver Brady died peacefully in his sleep on Monday evening following a long battle with cancer. He was 75.

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Smurfer has ‘plenty going for him’

John Hanlon believes Usuel Smurfer has plenty going for him in the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel today.

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In-form Burke set to work his magic on Bally Longford

Jonathan Burke is fancied to continue his rise up the ladder by guiding Bally Longford to success in the John F McGuire Novice Chase at Listowel this afternoon.

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Curragh target for Tamadhor

Tamadhor is poised for a step up in class at the Curragh towards the end of the month following her convincing victory on Irish Champions Weekend.

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Arc bid unlikely for Baroness

Andre Fabre’s shock Prix Vermeille winner Baltic Baroness is highly unlikely to be supplemented for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

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HONOURS EVEN: Cocoon (Ana O'Brien, right) and Ernest Shackleton (Niall McCullagh) in the winner's enclosure after dead-heating in the Irish Stallion Farms' EBF Premier Nursery at Listowel yesterday.

Finish for the ages as Ana denied by wily McCullagh

It was a case of the veteran versus the baby, and no quarter was asked or given.

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Burke shines on Plan Man

Jonathan Burke gave the Tony Martin-trained The Plan Man a delightful drive to land the Kerrymaid Hurdle on the first afternoon of the Listowel festival yesterday.

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Arc shake-up after Treve eclipsed in trials

Treve’s already perilous grip on Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe favouritism was firmly loosened at Longchamp yesterday as Criquette Head-Maarek’s star could finish only fourth in the Prix Vermeille.

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Inspired Moore gets Gatsby home in thriller

It is not by luck that Ryan Moore has become perhaps the world’s most in-demand jockey as he offered the perfect example of his evident superiority aboard The Grey Gatsby in the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday night.

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Fideles set to recoup losses

Adeste Fideles, a costly failure at Gowran Park 12 days ago, gets the nap in the Track Fillies Maiden at Listowel this afternoon.

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Panther pounces in St Leger

Trainer Tom Dascombe was full of praise for jockey Richard Kingscote after an enterprising ride aboard Brown Panther gave the pair their first taste of Group One success in the Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger at the Curragh yesterday.

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