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Brighton conditions in favour of Jet Setting

It must be a tip in itself that Irish raider Taexali comes over to Brighton to try to get off the mark in a maiden with jockey Shane Foley booked to ride. 208 more words

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Master's Golden Opportunity

3.20 Curragh: Handicap, 6f (3YO plus) 

I suspect that Master Speaker won’t ever find a better chance to win a race than this. A usually solid, competitive runner, he won only once in 14 starts, and that on the All,Weather, albeit placed in seven more races. 494 more words


Preview: Gladness Stakes

Cracking renewal of the Gladness Stakes with some strong entries from the UK. This is really good to see and one can only applaud the Curragh to be able to attract such a classy field. 418 more words


Greatconnell church, Newbridge, Co. Kildare ( 3 Grand Nationals! )

I stumbled upon this old church and graveyard on a recent drive across the Wicklow/Kildare countryside and stopped off to have a quick look around it. 530 more words


Corbata's Golden Opportunity

The lightly raced Corbata ran a big race on his seasonal reappearance in a hot Handicap at the Curragh last month. He finished really well and looked moment like the winner close home, just to get beaten in the dyingstrides by two better horses. 128 more words