‘It was a feather in the cap to get him over because he was iconic’

Last Monday’s Irish Grand National evoked plenty of memories for Roy Craigie, many of them from long before he enjoyed an 11-year stint as Fairyhouse general ...

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Winters in double form

Trainer Mick Winters took the honours on Cork’s Easter Monday card, completing a double with Littlestickarubarb and Osca Loca.

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National wait over for Mullins as Burrows leads home 1-2-3

There are few races of any significance which do not adorn Willie Mullins’ CV and, after yesterday’s Boylesports Irish Grand National, there is one less. ...

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Burrows Saint wins Irish Grand National

It is a first Irish Grand National success for Willie Mullins, who saddled the first three home.

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Austrian School can get back to winning ways

It’s a case of quantity over quality in Britain this afternoon with the bulk of the ITV4 action coming from Musselburgh, where the feature race is the Queen’s ...

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Zarandi can continue Weld’s hot streak

Tommy Lyons Three days of action in Cork, with Flat racing today, National Hunt tomorrow, and National Hunt with a bent towards the point to point fields on Monday. ...

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Too Darn Hot Guineas call to be made early next week

John Gosden has revealed a decision on Too Darn Hot’s participation in the Qipco 2000 Guineas could be made early next week.

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Paddy Kennedy still floating on air after experiencing magic of the National

He is a few days down the track but Paddy Kennedy is still floating on air after guiding Magic Of Light to finish second in Aintree Grand National, on his first ...

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Davy Russell: ‘I felt I was riding for the whole country’

Sometimes, appearances can be deceptive.

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Pics: Tiger Roll returns to Ireland after retaining Grand National

Irish racing's hero, Tiger Roll, has paraded in Summerhill in Meath after winning back-to-back Grand Nationals at Aintree yesterday.

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Davy Russell dedicates Grand National success to former Cork footballer Kieran O'Connor

Victorious Grand National jockey Davy Russell has dedicated his historic victory on Tiger Roll to former Cork footballer Kieran O'Connor.

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Tiger Roll retains Aintree Grand National with stunning performance

Tiger Roll, trained by Gordon Elliott and ridden by Davy Russell, has won the Randox Health Grand National at Aintree for the second year in a row.

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‘There is nothing more fun than having a winner. But there are plenty of aspects you can enjoy along with that’

Henry de Bromhead is putting his shoulder to the wheel as racing looks to attract new owners and followers but for now, the Co Waterford trainer, who has already ...

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Grand National: The nines have it! The nines have it!

Twenty years hence, when the producers of Reeling in the Years are choosing the sounds and sights to represent the stories of 2019 they shouldn’t face too ...

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Tiger Roll may find he has a lion’s heart today

Tiger Roll has been called both a “little rat” by his owner Michael O’Leary, and “lion-hearted” by jockey Davy Russell — but ...

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Harty still loving National buzz 50 years after Highland fling

“When he hit that hill, it was like he was doing what he was bred to do.”

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Elliott confirms Russell for Tiger Roll in Grand National

Gordon Elliott has confirmed riding plans for all 13 of his intended Randox Health Grand National runners.

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Tiger Roll features among 69 contenders for Grand National glory

Last year's winner Tiger Roll features among 69 horses left in Saturday's Randox Health Grand National at Aintree following the confirmation stage.

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From tormenting Tipperary to training winners, Kieran Purcell still having the craic

“When I wake up in the morning, the first thing I see over the bed post is a blue and gold string. So you can imagine what it’s like in my house, can’t ...

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Call looking to weave magic in Topham

Ross O’Sullivan is looking forward to running Call It Magic at Aintree again after the horse appeared to relish the unique fences in the Becher Chase.

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Annamix comes good to give Townend maiden century

For the third time in seven runnings, trainer Willie Mullins took the Suir Valley Chase at Clonmel, and on this occasion it was the Paul Townend-ridden Acapella ...

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