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Bank Holiday Pick & Further Ballydoyle Dominance

Aiden O’Brien continued his dominance of the flat scene with an Irish and English Guineas double-double over the weekend. Churchill and Winter were resounding winners at the Curragh and showed just how far ahead the Coolmore empire is ahead of it’s competitors, not just in Ireland but in the UK too. 316 more words

Horsing Around

The Irish 1000 Guineas (Group 1)

Winter may have won at Newmarket a couple of weeks ago but can she double up at the Curragh on today?

Aidan O’Brien has decided against running Rhododendron instead keeping her for the Oaks but he is still mob handed with half the field declared from Ballydoyle. 470 more words

Pattern Racing

Best of a Busy Saturday & an Irish Guineas Pick

Irish 1000 Guineas Selection…

I’m siding with a slight outsider in the shape of Aneen, Kevin Prendergast’s unexposed 3YO that went under the radar at the end of her juvenile campaign. 496 more words

Horsing Around

The Irish 2000 Guineas (Group 1)

An intriguing Irish 2000 Guineas where Churchill is nearly impossible to oppose.

As predicted he added to his stature by winning the English 2000 Guineas two weeks ago. 550 more words

Pattern Racing

Irish Guineas Weekend 2017 - Racing Preview

This weekend sees the first Group 1 action of 2017 take place at the Curragh, with the Irish 2000 and 1000 Guineas taking place on Saturday and Sunday respectively. 587 more words

Saturday Racing Preview – 26th May

With The Derby just a week away it could be easy to forget about racing this weekend and begin focusing on the two days of excellent racing that await at Epsom.  642 more words

County Kildare: The Curragh

Sunday 7th May 2017. Warm evening.

At about 6pm we stopped and had a picnic on the common land on R413 beside The Curragh Racecourse, the premier horse-racing course in Ireland. 134 more words

County Kildare