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Horse racing News – Kentucky Derby 5th May 2018

Its just over four months to the highlight of the 2018 Kentucky horse racing season, the Derby is on the 5th May and the Oaks is on the 6th May.  The Anti-post market for the Derby is wide open with Bolt Doro the...

Douvan and Altior part of list of exciting entries for Cheltenham 2018

The two star chasers are set for a mouth-watering clash in the £400,000 G1 Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase over two miles on Ladies Day, Wednesday, March 14 at Cheltenham 2018. Douvan (Willie Mullins IRE), yet to race this season,...

List of the declared runners & jockeys for 2017 Aintree Grand National

The list of the 40 runners and riders for the 2017 Grand National has been announced, with The Last Samuri heading the weights and will be number one. Pendra was the only withdrawal on Thursday, leaving Doctor Harper as the...

Oisin Murphy begins three month riding contract in hong kong

Oisin Murphy, will join the list of riders in Hong Kong from November 12. The addition of 21-year-old Murphy to the jockey colony at Sha Tin will catch plenty of attention. Murphy the 2014 champion British apprentice and finished fifth...
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Leading Jockey Statistics for The Cheltenham Festival

Leading Jockey Statistics for The Cheltenham Festival – Ruby Walsh has dominated the Boodles Leading Jockey Award at The Festival, taking the title nine times in the last 12 years. The only three occasions the rider has not topped the table...
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teenage jockey jane mangan announced as sportswoman of the month 2013 05 08

Teenage Irish Jockey, Jane Mangan has today been named The Irish Times / Irish Sports Council 'Sportswoman of the Month' for April 2013. The 19 year old, is rising up the ranks in Ireland racing . Jane has been around...

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Rugby Australia chief gives update on Ireland’s summer tour

Irish rugby's summer tour of Australia looks "highly unlikely" to go ahead, while England's home match against the same opponents in November is also...
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“Golf could be affected by visas’ says Shane Lowry

The Current British Open champion golfer Shane Lowry thinks players will struggle to get visas when the game returns and travel restrictions will be...
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Marcus Rashford committed to helping “Free School Meals”

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford says helping children during the coronavirus pandemic is "top of his to do list" after raising £100,000 to provide...
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Wimbledon will decide to cancel

It looks like we will have another casualty to the 2020 sporting calendar as it seems Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the...