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Horse Racing - A Grand Spectacle Or A Cruel Practice?

When one thinks of horse racing – the words “extreme sport” doesn’t come to mind. Yet as the recent Cheltenham festival proved, horse racing can be a seriously dangerous sport for both the horses and the jockeys. 835 more words


WhiteWater Celebrations - sunshine and spring...

With the sunlight flooding into what we like to call the “Dundrum of Kildare” down our way, over 150 guests flowed into the WhiteWater Shopping Centre to celebrate 8 years of successful trading and the coming of Spring and a brighter futur… 396 more words

Anymore airtime please??

WELL, the Cheltenham Festival may have been and gone once again for another year, but a week on from the opening day, and my head is still digesting the thrills and spills which were served up at Prestbury Park over the four day showcase. 1,304 more words

Horse Racing

Ruby Walsh fancies Hurricane Fly in Champion Hurdle

By Simon Jackson

Ruby Walsh is upbeat about the chances of Hurricane Fly who bids to land his third Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham (3.20pm) on Tuesday. 406 more words

Horse Racing

3.20 Gold Cup

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Long Run in 2011 as a 6yr old, Cool Dawn ’98 and Cool Ground ’93, both 10 yr olds are only winners in last 22 not to have been aged between 7 and 9. 594 more words


2.40 Albert Bartlett

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9 of 9 winners had won over 2M 4F+
7 of 9 winners had won a graded hurdle (2 exceptions placed in a grade 2)
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2.05 County Hurdle

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14 from last 15 rated between 128 and 144.
25 of the last 26 winners all had at least 3 previous runs that season…
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