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Leopardstown able to honour Christmas Festival tickets despite new Covid restrictions
The four-day festival is now completely sold out.
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Green light at the Curragh after early inspection
Irish 2,000 Guineas meeting passes inspection
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'It's worth nearly €500m to the economy': Taoiseach defends reopening horse racing industry on 8 June
Varadkar said the horse racing industry here needed to be aligned with what was happening in countries like France and the UK.
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Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?
Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, but what else do we need to know?
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Five horses to light up the Aintree Festival
There’s plenty to look forward to, away from the National, over the next few days.
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Cheltenham Festival, Day 3
The Stayers’ Hurdle was the feature race on the third day of the festival.
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Cheltenham Festival, Day 1
Look back at all the action from Prestbury Park.
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British racing confirms 'risk-managed' return to action after equine flu breakout
After consultations with its veterinary committee, the BHA confirmed racing in Britain will resume on Wednesday.
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Munster hurling champions Cork to begin pre-season with late December tie against Limerick
Clare and Kerry complete the four teams in action in Munster.
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Erasmus and Nienaber officially bid farewell to Munster
Johann van Graan will take over as head coach in the southern province next week.
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Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017
We kept track of all the action here.
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Cheltenham 2017: sign up here to get live results from every race
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Defending champion Jordan Spieth seizes early lead as Lowry gets off to a flyer
The Irishman has birdied four of his first seven holes.
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You can tune into a new horse racing radio station that's been set up in the Curragh
Based in Newbridge, Racing FM provides live broadcasts of all horse racing across Ireland and Britain.
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The 8 types of people you will meet at the Christmas races
Lads in suits, ladies in inappropriate footwear and auld fellas that wish you would all just go away — here’s a guide to some of the characters you will meet.
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Aptly-named 'Zoomer' takes world Snail Racing crown
A garden snail with a 6-year-old owner overcomes 120 competitors to succeed ‘Sidney’ as world champion.
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Mark Your Card: Aintree Day One
Fresh from a successful four days in the Cotswolds, Mark Hobbs is back to preview the first day of the Grand National meeting.
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A Bluffer’s Guide to… the Cheltenham Festival
A little bit confused by all the talk about Cheltenham? Check out our bluffer’s guide to the festival.