Horse Racing Ireland liaising with government over coronavirus concerns

There is very real concern that the upcoming Cheltenham Festival could yet be in danger of not going ahead as scheduled.

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Tiger Roll given Grand National go-ahead

Tiger Roll will run in the Randox Health Grand National, provided all goes well at Navan this weekend and then at the Cheltenham Festival.

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Al Boum Photo on course for Gold Cup defence

Reigning champion Al Boum Photo is one of 20 horses still in contention for the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup following the latest scratchings deadline for the six non-novice Grade Ones at next month’s Festival.

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Punchestown meeting postponed for second time in three days

The fixture was due to be staged on Sunday, but flash flooding forced its cancellation and the card was rearranged.

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Broken jaw sidelines Sean Flanagan

Sean Flanagan is facing a spell on the sidelines after fracturing his jaw in a fall at Naas.

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Mullins forced to rule Douvan, Klassical Dream and Saldier out of Cheltenham

Douvan and Klassical Dream are previous Festival winners, while Saldier looked to be a major player in the Champion Hurdle.

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Jack Kennedy to miss Cheltenham following Leopardstown fall

Kennedy was hurt in a race that came just half an hour after winning the Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup on Delta Work.

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Jack Kennedy suffers broken leg in Leopardstown fall

Jack Kennedy suffered a broken leg in a fall at Leopardstown on Sunday – in a race that came just half an hour after winning the Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup on Delta Work.

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‘She’s got a massive heart’: Honeysuckle fends off challengers to lift Champion crown

Honeysuckle was forced to work harder than she ever has before to maintain her unbeaten record in the PCI Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown.

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Honey can claim the money

Talking horses with Darren Norris.

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Sizing John on target for Irish Gold Cup

Sizing John is on course to try to reclaim the Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup on February 2.

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Delta Work and Kemboy lead Irish Gold Cup contenders

Delta Work and Kemboy are two of 15 entries for the Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup on February 2.

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Harrington keeping Sizing John options open after Punchestown fall

The 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero returned from 733-day break in a conditions hurdle on New Year’s Eve.

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Fabulous Faugheen rolls back the years to beat Samcro at Limerick

Nine times victorious at the top level over the smaller obstacles, the 2015 Champion Hurdle hero showed he was still a formidable force – just days short of turning 12 years old – to lower the colours of another star name in Samcro.

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Clan Des Obeaux wins again to give Nicholls 11th King George

Last year’s winner Clan Des Obeaux provided Paul Nicholls with a record 11th victory in the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase.

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Notebook pens convincing Leopardstown victory as Laurina disappoints

Notebook continued his unbeaten record over fences with a convincing victory in the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown.

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Epatante dazzles in Kempton Christmas Hurdle

Epatante proved herself a mare out of the very top drawer with a hugely impressive display in the Ladbrokes Christmas Hurdle at Kempton.

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Cheltenham hero Sizing John set to return after two-year absence

Jessica Harrington’s 2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John is set to make his return from a two-year absence at Punchestown on New Year’s Eve after pleasing connections in a post-racing workout at the County Kildare circuit on Sunday.

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Davy Russell hoping for weekend return after illness

Davy Russell hopes to return to the saddle this weekend after falling ill at Punchestown on Sunday.

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Min rises to task to retain crown at Punchestown

A spectacular leap at the final fence clinched back-to-back wins for the Willie Mullins-trained Min in the Grade One John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown today.

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