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# racing - Friday 10 July, 2020

From The42 Freewheelin Dylan clams Midlands National after dramatic photo finish Kilbeggan

Freewheelin Dylan clams Midlands National after dramatic photo finish

‘I thought I was beaten at the line,’ said Ricky Doyle, who was the winning jockey for Dermot McLoughlin.

# racing - Thursday 2 July, 2020

From The42 Aidan O'Brien fields six-strong challenge for Epsom Derby Declared

Aidan O'Brien fields six-strong challenge for Epsom Derby

The Irish trainer is bidding for a record eighth English Derby success on Saturday.

# racing - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From The42 ‘Special day’ for Crowley with Battaash highlight of Royal Ascot treble Day One

‘Special day’ for Crowley with Battaash highlight of Royal Ascot treble

King’s Stand victory was ‘unfinished business’ as Battaash triumphed.

# racing - Sunday 14 June, 2020

From The42 A newspaper ad, a move from Cork to Australia and winning Group 1 races during Covid-19 crisis Johnny Allen

A newspaper ad, a move from Cork to Australia and winning Group 1 races during Covid-19 crisis

Jockey Johnny Allen on his journey from Cork to winning high-profile races in Australia.

# racing - Saturday 13 June, 2020

From The42 Delight for Aidan O'Brien as Peaceful claims the Irish 1,000 Guineas Racing

Delight for Aidan O'Brien as Peaceful claims the Irish 1,000 Guineas

The winner, ridden by Seamie Heffernan, had only managed to win one of her three starts last year.

# racing - Monday 8 June, 2020

From The42 Aidan O'Brien back to winning ways as Irish racing makes its return In The Saddle

Aidan O'Brien back to winning ways as Irish racing makes its return

Naas staged the first Irish meeting since the Covid-19 shutdown today.

# racing - Friday 5 June, 2020

From The42 Coronation Cup joy for Charlie Appleby as Ghaiyyath romps to Newmarket victory Group One Gold

Coronation Cup joy for Charlie Appleby as Ghaiyyath romps to Newmarket victory

The five-year-old was sent off the 11-10 favourite and William Buick was quick to employ front-running tactics.

# racing - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

From The42 Jubilant Dettori back in business at Kempton Frankie Dettori

Jubilant Dettori back in business at Kempton

No crowds, but still celebration time on winning return.

# racing - Saturday 16 May, 2020

From The42 'It's an incredible journey and we're only getting started' - 17-year-old Cork drifting star enjoying family affair Fast And Furious

'It's an incredible journey and we're only getting started' - 17-year-old Cork drifting star enjoying family affair

Conor Shanahan is Ireland’s most exciting young motorsports talent and one of the brightest rising stars of global drifting.

# racing - Monday 11 May, 2020

From The42 Horse racing has returned in France today Behind Closes Doors

Horse racing has returned in France today

There is action at Longchamp on Monday, with Batwan taking the Prix de Saint-Georges.

# racing - Sunday 3 May, 2020

From The42 'I was filled with so much emotion, I ran down to meet them all and it was absolutely magic' 2000: Revisited

'I was filled with so much emotion, I ran down to meet them all and it was absolutely magic'

Ted Walsh on his greatest winning run as a racing trainer and celebrating with his family.

# racing - Saturday 2 May, 2020

From The42 Walsh backs racing’s ability to adapt to life behind closed doors Back In The Saddle

Walsh backs racing’s ability to adapt to life behind closed doors

‘Golden opportunity for racing to showcase itself’.

# racing - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From The42 Galway Races won't take place 'as an open event' this summer Change Of Plans

Galway Races won't take place 'as an open event' this summer

The news comes after today’s government announcement that no licences would be given for events of more than 5,000 people until September.

# racing - Saturday 18 April, 2020

From The42 €25m aid package announced for British horse racing Financial Support

€25m aid package announced for British horse racing

The funds will be made available for jockeys, training yards, stable staff and horse welfare.

# racing - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

From The42 Quiz: How well do you know the racing careers of Ted and Ruby Walsh? It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How well do you know the racing careers of Ted and Ruby Walsh?

It’s 20 years today since the pair were celebrating their Grand National win.

# racing - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Quiz: How many of these Grand National winners can you name?

Can you recall the famous winners at Aintree?

# racing - Friday 3 April, 2020

From The42 'There'll come a time when sport will become important again I think for people's morale' Tiger Roll

'There'll come a time when sport will become important again I think for people's morale'

ITV Racing presenter Ed Chamberlin on Tiger Roll, the Grand National and racing memories.

# racing - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 Johnny Ward: The Dundalk controversy that has Irish horse racing talking Column This post contains videos

Johnny Ward: The Dundalk controversy that has Irish horse racing talking

Events of last Friday, which involved a 1-2 for trainer Denis Hogan, have been referred to the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board.

# racing - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 Irish horse racing to be shut down as Taoiseach bans all sporting events Covid-19

Irish horse racing to be shut down as Taoiseach bans all sporting events

Race meetings have still been taking place behind closed doors, but that will stop after today’s announcement.

# racing - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Mullins the epitome of grace after triumphant Friday and Gold Cup for the ages Racing

Mullins the epitome of grace after triumphant Friday and Gold Cup for the ages

Four wins on the final day at Cheltenham saw Willie Mullins named the Festival’s top trainer.

From The42 Whatever about the British government, Irish racing can hold its head high Column

Whatever about the British government, Irish racing can hold its head high

The decision to allow Cheltenham to continue today has been heavily criticised but the HRI has correctly opted to go behind closed doors, writes Johnny Ward.

People returning from Cheltenham without Covid-19 symptoms will not need to self-isolate, says Harris

“We have followed our own government’s advice very closely indeed,” Ian Renton of the Cheltenham Festival said.

# racing - Thursday 12 March, 2020

From The42 3 tips for Friday as Cheltenham climaxes with the Gold Cup Racing

3 tips for Friday as Cheltenham climaxes with the Gold Cup

We’re down to the final day at Prestbury Park – but it’s a big one.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3 Cheltenham 2020

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 3

The Stayers’ Hurdle is the feature race on Day 3.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win the Stayers' Hurdle today at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the Stayers' Hurdle today at Cheltenham?

Paisley Park is the strong favourite.

# racing - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 Tiger Roll goes down fighting as JP McManus Cheltenham winning tally grows Eye Of The Tiger

Tiger Roll goes down fighting as JP McManus Cheltenham winning tally grows

Gordon Elliott’s charge finished second behind Easysland.

From The42 'Deep down, most racing fans at Cheltenham know they shouldn't be here' The Festival

'Deep down, most racing fans at Cheltenham know they shouldn't be here'

Johnny Ward asks himself if he should be among 60,000 spectators watching horses run in a field at the time of global crisis.

From The42 Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP Cheltenham Champ This post contains videos

Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP

An incredible finish to the RSA Chase today.

From The42 3 expert tips for the penultimate day at Cheltenham Racing

3 expert tips for the penultimate day at Cheltenham

Johnny Ward gives his selections for the Marsh Novices’ Chase, the Ryanair Chase and the Stayers’ Hurdle.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2 Cheltenham 2020

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 2

The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the feature race on the second day of the festival.

From The42 Chacun Pour Soi misses Queen Mother Champion Chase

Chacun Pour Soi misses Queen Mother Champion Chase

Willie Mullins’ charge was set to clash with main market rival Defi Du Seuil.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Chase at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Chase at Cheltenham?

Defi Du Seuil and Chacun Pour Soi are the two leading contenders.

# racing - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

From The42 Irish glory as De Bromhead and Coleman celebrate Cheltenham Arkle success Put The Kettle On

Irish glory as De Bromhead and Coleman celebrate Cheltenham Arkle success

Prolific mare Put The Kettle On triumphed on the opening day.

From The42 3 top tips for Wednesday's racing at the Cheltenham Festival Racing

3 top tips for Wednesday's racing at the Cheltenham Festival

Altior won’t be defending his Champion Chase crown, but we’ve got Johnny Ward’s picks for you to consider.

From The42 As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1 Cheltenham 2020

As it happened: Cheltenham Festival, Day 1

The Champion Hurdle was the feature race on the opening day of the festival.

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Epatante is the favourite but who will win the feature race on the first day of the festival?

# racing - Monday 9 March, 2020

From The42 Bookmakers know that defeat for Envoi Allen this week is massive in battle with punters Flawless

Bookmakers know that defeat for Envoi Allen this week is massive in battle with punters

Not many top-level horses go their career unbeaten but the dream is alive for the Gordon Elliott-trained star, writes Johnny Ward.

From The42 Altior given ‘every chance’ to defend Champion Chase crown Raring To Go

Altior given ‘every chance’ to defend Champion Chase crown

Nicky Henderson has declared the 10-year-old for Wednesday’s race at Cheltenham.

From The42 The Powers and the glory: Robbie and father Con on winning, life and more Breeding

The Powers and the glory: Robbie and father Con on winning, life and more

At home with two of the world’s real competitiors ahead of this year’s Cheltenham Festival.

# racing - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From The42 Noel Meade's Cap York records first win over fences to claim Leinster National Break The Duck

Noel Meade's Cap York records first win over fences to claim Leinster National

A field of 14 runners went to post for the €100,000 handicap chase this afternoon at Naas.

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