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Irish National Stud

My dear heartbeat surprised me with an unexpected morning stop on our way to Dublin. REALLY unexpected. When we planned the trip, I was adamant that I get to go riding, but when we got here, the ground was too frozen to plan a ride. 363 more words


15:00 Musselburgh

We start our days previews up in Scotland with a twelve furlong handicap.

It was a surprise to see Stag’s Leap compete last time out over this distance after he scored a hat-trick over hurdles just before but he wasn’t disgraced at all last time out finishing only just over a length behind the winner; he does have some past form over this trip but being penalized five pounds for that second may just be what pulls him back from the win once again. 621 more words

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Clear View at Chepstow

A decent Saturday’s racing with Air Force Blue’s Dewhurst win being a highlight, Aiden O’Brien trotting out his usual ‘best we’ve ever had’ nonsense again annoys a little and he did not need to say anything as the performance was visually impressive enough. 228 more words

More Molloys in the Curragh

In July of this year the National Library of Ireland launched their website of Catholic parish registers showing baptism and marriage records for parishes across Ireland, previously only available on microfilm onsite in Dublin ( 605 more words

Molloy Family History

Sunday Big Race Previews - Curragh

It’s been a hack of a day at Leopardstown yesterday! Thankfully we were blessed with some lovely sunshine for most parts, although it didn’t prevent Gleneagles from being withdrawn. 1,288 more words


We've Got the Power

Plenty of racing today and a strong card at the Curragh for the final day of the Champion Stakes weekend where plenty of two year olds stake their claim for next year and there is a top quality spring and staying race for older horses. 251 more words


They stripped the trees for fuel those men
For warmth against the whipping, sand-armed winds
Brine-filled, little could grow above a sapling
Yet still they cleared, cut, split… 117 more words