It's too easy to blame ITV Racing

Last week the Racing Post published the viewing figures for ITV Racing’s first stint of terrestrial programming and by doing so opened a whole can of worms. 762 more words

The Irish Grand National

It’s Easter Monday and that means it’s Irish Grand National day, or as we should probably start calling it the Gordon Elliott/Gigginstown Grand National, with each running eight and thirteen respectively. 1,593 more words

Preview: Irish Grand National

Last week we enjoyed a spectacular English Grand National at Aintree. This Easter Monday now all eyes will be on the Irish equivalent which is no less a cracking race to witness! 992 more words


Quiet and relaxed?

It was Saturday, the first of two warm and sunny days we were promised in the forecast and the first of two days to relax in. 621 more words


Our Duke Bidding For National Glory

Ahead of Monday’s Irish Grand National, we spoke with Billy Cooper, the breeder and owner of the race favourite, Our Duke. Trained by Jessica Harrington, Our Duke is set to take his chance in the most valuable National Hunt race ever staged in Ireland. 491 more words

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