Tributes pour in as 'blessed' Barry Geraghty announces retirement from racing

Tributes pour in as 'blessed' Barry Geraghty announces retirement from racing

Top National Hunt jockey Barry Geraghty has quit racing, age 40.

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Weekend tips: Leadership Race can record first success on turf

Weekend tips: Leadership Race can record first success on turf

There looks to be some opportunities for punters on tomorrow’s cards at Dundalk and Cork, but today’s card at Leopardstown is typically competitive.

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Greyhound tips: Ballydoyle Buzz and Slippery Jade can deliver for Graham Holland

Greyhound tips: Ballydoyle Buzz and Slippery Jade can deliver for Graham Holland

The best of tonight’s action at Curraheen Park comes towards the end of the card and Graham Holland has great chances with Ballydoyle Buzz in the mini-open ...

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Make A Challenge leaves poor run behind

Make A Challenge leaves poor run behind

Make A Challenge left behind the disappointment of his Greenlands defeat by taking the featured listed Sky Bet Midsummer Sprint Stakes at the Curragh for Joe Doyle ...

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Kilbeggan and Curragh tips: Arthurian Fame can make winning return to life over obstacles

Kilbeggan and Curragh tips: Arthurian Fame can make winning return to life over obstacles

Arthurian Fame can make a winning return to National Hunt racing in the second division of the Follow Kilbeggan On Instagram Maiden Hurdle.

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Los Andes and Papa Bear maintain Jessica Harrington momentum at Navan

Los Andes and Papa Bear maintain Jessica Harrington momentum at Navan

On a decent card in Navan, Jessica Harrington notched winners 25 and 26 for the season in Ireland, the first of which came in the opener when Los Andes became the ...

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Navan tips: Nullifier can make most of better draw

Navan tips: Nullifier can make most of better draw

There is a decent card this afternoon in Navan and Nullifier get the nap to take the Bohermeen Handicap for Ger Lyons and Colin Keane.

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Donnacha O'Brien doubles up with maidens at Gowran Park

Donnacha O'Brien doubles up with maidens at Gowran Park

Donnacha O’Brien, fresh from Classic success in France, won the two juvenile maidens on last night’s card in Gowran, while jockey Gavin Ryan, who has ...

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Bellewstown tips: Loudest Whisper in with a shout

Bellewstown tips: Loudest Whisper in with a shout

National Hunt action at Bellewstown gets the day’s racing underway in Ireland and Rachael Blackmore can guide Loudest Whisper to an overdue first success when ...

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Peregrine Run clocks up win no.17 in style at Killarney

Peregrine Run clocks up win no.17 in style at Killarney

Peregrine Run is a credit to himself and to connections, and he once again showed his liking for Killarney when completing back-to-back wins in the Grade 3 Boylesports ...

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Al Boum Photo and Cyrname share top spot in jumps classification

Al Boum Photo and Cyrname share top spot in jumps classification

Al Boum Photo and Cyrname share top billing in this year’s Anglo-Irish Jump Classifications.

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Emmet McNamara’s Derby ride evokes happy memories for Steve Cauthen

Emmet McNamara’s Derby ride evokes happy memories for Steve Cauthen

The Limerick jockey was having just his ninth ride of the season in the Classic.

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Roscommon and Killarney tips: Roving Mission looks poised to take her revenge

Roscommon and Killarney tips: Roving Mission looks poised to take her revenge

Killarney hosts the National Hunt action, with the Grade 3 Boylesports An Riocht Chase the feature, while the day’s action starts in Roscommon, where the listed ...

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Landmark Derby success again illustrates no Aidan O’Brien runner can ever be dismissed

Landmark Derby success again illustrates no Aidan O’Brien runner can ever be dismissed

In a remarkable year, primarily for the wrong reasons, one of the least remarkable results of 2020 came on Saturday at Epsom when Aidan O’Brien saddled the ...

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Serpentine makes all to give Aidan O’Brien record eighth Derby victory

Serpentine makes all to give Aidan O’Brien record eighth Derby victory

Serpentine sprang a 25-1 surprise as he made all for a famous victory in the Investec Derby at Epsom.

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Russian Emperor the most credible Ballydoyle contender for Epsom Derby delight

Russian Emperor the most credible Ballydoyle contender for Epsom Derby delight

Today's 2020 Investec Derby will be a strange event, devoid of spectators, on-course bookmakers, and the man who could become the most successful trainer in the ...

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Weekend tips: Tullybeg worth waiting for in Bellewstown finale

Weekend tips: Tullybeg worth waiting for in Bellewstown finale

Four meetings this weekend, three of which are on the level, but the nap comes in the closing race on the National Hunt card at Bellewstown, in the shape of Tullybeg. ...

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Patrick Sarsfield defies 15lb hike to land Navan spoils

Patrick Sarsfield defies 15lb hike to land Navan spoils

A 15lb hike up the handicap for a facile success at Leopardstown was not enough to prevent a second success of the season for Patrick Sarsfield, who took the Irish ...

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Measured Marquand the latest rider to be 'jocked off' before the big day

Measured Marquand the latest rider to be 'jocked off' before the big day

Jockey Tom Marquand was born five years after the release of the first Jurassic Park movie so at best it’s even-money that the promising 22-year-old rider ...

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Navan tips: Hazel set to build on debut promise for Donnacha O’Brien

Navan tips: Hazel set to build on debut promise for Donnacha O’Brien

Donnacha O’Brien saddled his first winner on turf when Great House won at Limerick earlier this week and he can double up with Hazel, who can take the opening ...

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Bellewstown and Sligo tips: Gilt-edged opportunity for King Of Stars to make amends

Bellewstown and Sligo tips: Gilt-edged opportunity for King Of Stars to make amends

Two Flat meetings to keep Irish racing fans busy most of the day, and King Of Stars should get punters off to the perfect start by taking the first race at Bellewstown, ...

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Know It All gives jockey Ben Coen his biggest success yet

Know It All gives jockey Ben Coen his biggest success yet

Johnny Murtagh’s team is in irresistible form right now and Know It All ran out and impressive winner of the Group 3 Derrinstown Stud Fillies’ Stakes ...

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Leopardstown and Tipperary tips: Blackcatblackitten can repel all challengers

Leopardstown and Tipperary tips: Blackcatblackitten can repel all challengers

Another day of 16 Irish races to enjoy, and the nap comes in Leopardstown, where Blackcatblackitten can get the mark in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auction ...

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Gavin Ryan continues hot streak with superb double at Limerick

Gavin Ryan continues hot streak with superb double at Limerick

Killenaule, Co Tipperary, jockey Gavin Ryan rode a double last week at Fairyhouse and the 20-year-old added two more at Limerick to continue his impressive run.

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The odds are against him but, make no mistake, Sunchart is in it to win it

The odds are against him but, make no mistake, Sunchart is in it to win it

Killenaule has been revelling in the achievements of Rachael Blackmore just as much as those of star hurler, John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer in the Tipperary ...

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Weekend tips: Frenetic can prove too quick for opposition in ‘Flier’

Weekend tips: Frenetic can prove too quick for opposition in ‘Flier’

Frenetic looked a colt with great natural speed when winning on debut and he can follow up in the listed Gain First Flier Stakes, the sixth race on today’s ...

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Tipperary and Curragh tips: Progressive Shanroe looks ahead of the handicapper

Tipperary and Curragh tips: Progressive Shanroe looks ahead of the handicapper

Two meetings today in Ireland, and the nap comes over the jumps at Tipperary where Shanroe should prove himself well ahead of his handicap mark when contesting the ...

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HRI to allow limited number of owners on track next month

HRI to allow limited number of owners on track next month

Owners will be allowed back on Irish racecourses next month, as part of new measures which will ease current strict protocols in place to mitigate the spread of ...

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Fairyhouse Tips: Musalsal looks set for compensation

Fairyhouse Tips: Musalsal looks set for compensation

Musalsal was unlucky in running on his most recent outing and can gain compensation in the first division of the Follow Fairyhouse On Social Media Handicap, the ...

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Naas tips: Good opportunity for Edward Hopper to get off mark

Naas tips: Good opportunity for Edward Hopper to get off mark

There is a good card in Naas this afternoon and Ger Lyons has found some good opportunities back in maiden company for a couple of highly tried runners.

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Santiago among 10 Ballydoyle hopefuls in Irish Derby

Santiago among 10 Ballydoyle hopefuls in Irish Derby

Royal Ascot hero Santiago is one of 19 horses confirmed for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.

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Grand National winner Liam Treadwell dies at 34

Grand National winner Liam Treadwell dies at 34

Liam Treadwell sprang one of the biggest surprises in Grand National history when riding 100-1 outsider Mon Mome to victory in 2009.

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Limerick report: Filon D’oudairies launches return of National Hunt racing in style

Limerick report: Filon D’oudairies launches return of National Hunt racing in style

Limerick hosted the return of National Hunt racing and right away there were familiar colours in the winner’s enclosure as Filon D’oudairies, owned by ...

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Navan tips: The Blue Panther can make experience count

Navan tips: The Blue Panther can make experience count

The Blue Panther can make it third time lucky when he lines up for the second race, the Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Maiden, on today’s card in Navan.

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Johnny Murtagh's Wilderness can defy 6lb penalty in Roscommon

Johnny Murtagh's Wilderness can defy 6lb penalty in Roscommon

Wilderness was an impressive winner on Friday night at Gowran Park and can follow up under the mandatory 6lb penalty when he contests the second division of the ...

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Naas and Leopardstown tips: Master Matt can show winning credentials

Naas and Leopardstown tips: Master Matt can show winning credentials

The six-furlong handicap on today’s card in Naas looks particularly competitive, but the nature of the race should suit Master Matt. Trained by shrewd handler ...

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Today's tips: Suitable opportunity for Keats to get off the mark

Today's tips: Suitable opportunity for Keats to get off the mark

Interesting races on both of today’s cards in Ireland, and the nap goes to Keats, who can get off the mark at the third time of asking by taking the Irish ...

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Today's racing tips: extreme distance is likely to suit progressive Technician

Today's racing tips: extreme distance is likely to suit progressive Technician

The each-way players will be out in force to side with Technician in the Ascot Gold Cup, particularly if there is any further softening of the ground to inconvenience ...

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Today's tips: Ouzo can get Hannon off to another flier in opener

Today's tips: Ouzo can get Hannon off to another flier in opener

Richard Hannon took the first race on the opening day of Royal Ascot and can repeat the feat this afternoon by taking the Silver Royal Hunt Cup with Ouzo.

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Centre stage intact as Royal Ascot adapts to strangest of times

Centre stage intact as Royal Ascot adapts to strangest of times

Top hat and tails mothballed in year of coronavirus.

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Royal Ascot tips: Skardu makes plenty of each-way appeal in Queen Anne Stakes

Royal Ascot tips: Skardu makes plenty of each-way appeal in Queen Anne Stakes

Royal Ascot will be unusual viewing, with none of the pomp nor ceremony we associate with it, but there is, as always, top-class racing to enjoy and Skardu makes ...

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Frankie Dettori aiming for normal service at unusual Ascot

Frankie Dettori aiming for normal service at unusual Ascot

There will be plenty of very noticeable differences at Royal Ascot this year with the meeting taking place behind closed doors - but the sight of Frankie Dettori ...

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Keane completes treble with handicap winner for father while Lee records double at Leopardstown

Keane completes treble with handicap winner for father while Lee records double at Leopardstown

Colin Keane and Ger Lyons rounded off a weekend they will never forget when landing both Listed prizes at Leopardstown today.

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