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Today's Racing - Saturday 27th June 2015

Newmarket July

Tangent Office Furniture Supporting The AHT Maiden Stakes (Plus10) (Class 4) (2YO only) (1.45) – As with any maiden, especially one run at Newmarket, there are no shortage of potentially smart Newcomers but clear preference is for… 1,955 more words

Racing

Bolger Colt Algonquin Well In On Handicap Debut

8.00 Curragh: Handicap (60-100), 1m 2f

With top weight Royal Navy Ship out, this race takes a different shape. Nonetheless it doesn’t change much in terms of my initial feeling, that Bolger’s grey colt  105 more words

Ireland

May 31 in history

1279 BC – Rameses II (The Great) (19th dynasty) became pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.

526  A an earthquake in Antioch, Turkey, killed 250,000.

1223 Mongol invasion of the Cumans: … 814 more words

History

Talking Points Irish Guineas Weekend

Gleneagles is “The Best Miler Ever” 

On the verge of the Irish 2000 Guineas Aiden O’Brien seemed to become overwhelmed by his emotions. He ennobled… 1,178 more words

Curragh

Fire Ship can sail to Group 3 glory at Leopardstown!

2.40 Leopardstown: Amethyst Stakes (Group 3)

If you have ever seen a more open looking Group 3 with only seven runners entered… tell me, because I haven’t! 368 more words

Ireland

No hurdle too high


Tony McCoy’s record doesn’t get the credit it deserves, but it’s what lies behind that makes him Ireland’s greatest modern sportperson and his a story we should all ingest before it’s too late, writes Ewan MacKenna…
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The Japan Cup (Grade 1)

The last foreign trained winner of the Japan Cup was Luca Cumani’s Alkaased in 2005.

The last, and only, Irish trained winner was Frank Dunne’s Stanerra back in 1983.  827 more words

Pattern Racing