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Sandymount Duke spearheads Jessica Harrington Galway team
Galway Plate contender Sandymount Duke is set to lead into battle a strong team for Jessica Harrington at next week's Festival. The Moone-based trainer has enjoyed a spectacular year so far, recording big-race victories with the likes of Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Sizing John and Irish Grand National
O'Brien reveals gameplan for Clemmie and September
Aidan O'Brien has further outlined plans for star juvenile fillies Clemmie and September. The Ballydoyle handler has a wealth of talent in the division this year, with September the ante-post favourite for next year's 1000 Guineas, Clemmie second-favourite and Thursday's Silver Flash Stakes winner H
Prosperity strikes it rich at Wexford
Retirement plans for Prosperity Square will be shelved after he won so well at Wexford on Friday evening. The 12-year-old has been a grand servant for trainer Conor O'Dwyer and claimed victory for the fourth time in his career over fences in an extended three-mile-one-furlong handicap chase. Rachael
Izz Whizz works his magic at Wexford
I'm An Izz Whizz could make a swift return at the Galway Festival after he claimed an accomplished success at Wexford on Friday evening. Liam Lennon's nine-year-old was sent off a 4-1 chance for a two-and-a-half-mile handicap chase and did not let down his connections en route to a four-and-a-half-l
Irish Leger next for Plate hero The Tartan Spartan
The Tartan Spartan is set for a tilt at the Irish St Leger after producing a career-best performance to lift Her Majesty's Plate at Down Royal. Pat Shanahan's colt was only fifth on his previous couple of outings, both at this Listed level, but bounced back here and was the only one to serve it up t
Sankari Royale off the mark at Down Royal
Sankari Royale broke her duck by beating previous winners in the 100% Magners Irish Cider Race at Down Royal. Queen Mary eighth Treasuring was the 4-6 favourite and took them along, closely followed by chief market rival India Rain. But they were being stalked by Johnny Murtagh's Sankari Royale (4-1
Bryan Cooper: No fall out with Gigginstown
Bryan Cooper insisted there had been "no falling out" and he hopes to make it "business as usual" following the announcement he will no longer be the retained rider for leading owners Gigginstown House Stud. After hitting the headlines with a treble at the Cheltenham Festival in 2013, Cooper was han
'Incredible' Highland Reel going for King George double
Aidan O'Brien pitches the brothers Highland Reel and Idaho into battle in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes in search of winning Ascot's midsummer showpiece for a fifth time. The talented pair not only have to fight for family honour, but also have to face the brilliant three-year-old fi
John Gosden sets sights on more King George glory with 'beautiful filly' Enable
Enable bids to continue John Gosden's excellent record with three-year-olds against older horses in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Since the turn of the century, just four horses from the younger age group have gained the upper hand over their seniors. While the
Lynam launches twin-pronged assault on Curragh handicap
All eyes are on Galway next week but there is still one Irish meeting this weekend, when the Curragh's €26,000 Extra.ie Handicap takes centre stage on a seven-race card. Irish 'sprint king' Eddie Lynam has two runners for the five-furlong race, with Miss Power and Magic Bear both looking to further
Saturday, 29th Jul 2017
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Osco Mosco takes the last at @WexfordRacecour for @gelliott_racing and local rider @CoddJJ.
Set To Fire lands the 1m2f apprentice handicap @Downroyal for John Feane and Sean Davis.
Prosperity Square finds plenty to fend off all challengers @WexfordRacecour under @rachaelblackmor for Conor O'Dwyer.
The Tartan Spartan runs out a surprise winner of Her Majesty's Plate @Downroyal for Pat Shanahan and @WhelanRonan
I'm An Izz Wizz is back to winning ways at @WexfordRacecour for Liam Lennon and the in-form @JJjslevin.
The back to form Guanabara Bay lands the 7f handicap @Downroyal for Ado McGuinness and @declanmcdonogh
Market's Field lunges late to score for Enda Bolger and @DonalMcinerney at @WexfordRacecour.
A victory for Kerry @Downroyal as Lisard Lady wins the 2yo auction maiden for Tom Cooper and @waynemlordan
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