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English horse racing behind doors from Tuesday

It’s been confirmed that English horse racing will be run behind closed doors with no spectators allowed into racecourses from Tuesday .  Irish horse racing had their first meeting behind closed doors at Dundalk on Friday as they acted on...
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Updated leading Jockey, Owner and Trainer at Cheltenham 2020

  The Festival™ presented by Bulmers 2020 Racenews Racecourse Service Fourth Day, Cheltenham, Friday, 13 March   Willie Mullins lands Irish Independent Leading Trainer Award Willie Mullins was crowned the Irish Independent Leading Trainer Award for the seventh time at The Festival™ presented...

Latest going for Cheltenham Gold Cup day

The going on the Chase course for Cheltenham Gold Cup day has changed to: GOOD TO SOFT, SOFT IN PLACES (from Soft, Good to Soft in places). CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP RUNNERS On the Hurdle course, it remains SOFT, GOOD TO SOFT...

List of runners for the Cheltenham gold cup 2020

We have the list entries that make the runners for the 2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup.  Returning champ Al Boum Photo is one of 12 runners in the 2020 Cheltenham Gold Cup. 3.30pm Bulmers Cheltenham Gold Cup (Grade 1), 3m 2f 70y 1 Al Boum Photo...
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Chacun Pour Soi out of Champion Chase

The Willie Mullins-trained Chacun Pour Soi has been dramatically ruled out of today's feature contest, the £400,000 G1 Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase. A foot abscess was discovered this morning, ruling the eight-year-old son of Policy Maker out of the...

Business as usual for Cheltenham – Racing goes ahead

The news broke last night that the British minister of Heath had contracted the Coronavirus, so there were nerves over Cheltenham but racing goes ahead as normal. Ian Renton, Regional Director Cheltenham and the South West, Jockey Club Racecourses, issued...

Ravenhill wins National Hunt Chase for Elliott and Codd

Gordon Elliott enjoyed an opening day success as Ravenhill (12/1), ridden by Jamie Codd, won the National Hunt Chase, beating Lord Du Mesnil (11/2) by two and a quarter lengths. Third-placed Lamanver Pippin (33/1) was 28 lengths further back,...

Honeysuckle beats 4/7f Benie Des Dieux in thrilling Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle

Honeysuckle (9/4), ridden by Rachael Blackmore and trained by Henry de Bromhead, defeated Benie Des Dieux in a cracking renewal of the £120,000 Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle. Always prominent in the two miles and four furlong event, Honeysuckle stayed on...

Epatante gives owner JP McManus his 9th Unibet Champion Hurdle victory

Nicky Henderson extended his exceptional record in the Grade 1 Unibet Champion Hurdle to eight when Epatante took the two-mile championship contest under Barry Geraghty, for whom it was a fourth, record-equalling, success in the race. 2/1 favourite Epatante, a...

Irish 1-2 in Racing Post Arkle as Put The Kettle On beats Fakir D’oudairies

Put The Kettle On was a 16/1 winner of the Grade 1 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy for trainer Henry De Bromhead. The mare, ridden by Aidan Coleman, won by one and a half lengths from Fakir D’oudairies (3/1), with...

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Nordic Darts Masters pushed back to October

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The Premier league being Cash-rich ‘bit of a myth’

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New Zealand Rugby working to save Super Rugby Clubs

It's a scary time for all rugby teams during the Coronavirus lockdown with players and coaches having to take massive pay cuts. New Zealand Rugby...
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Racing horses is a popular sport way back and is still a crowd favorite in today's modern era. If there's an animal that shares...