Duca leads way as Elliott claims Fairyhouse spoils
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Duca leads way as Elliott claims Fairyhouse spoils

Duca De Thaix and Davy Russell on their way to victory in the BetVictor Dan Moore Memorial Handicap at Fairyhouse yesterday. Photo: Racing Post Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown House Stud took the major honours at Fairyhouse yesterday with Duca De Thaix giving Elliott a third consecutive victory in the €100,000 BetVictor Dan Moore Memorial Handicap… […]

US Launches Major Effort to Disrupt North Korean Botnet
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US Launches Major Effort to Disrupt North Korean Botnet

US Launches Major Effort to Disrupt North Korean BotnetThe US authorities have begun notifying victims of a notorious botnet run by North Korean state-sponsored hackers, as their efforts to disrupt the hermit nation’s malicious activity increase.A court order allowed the FBI and officers from the US Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) to operate servers… […]

Mullins sends Champion hope Laurina to Sandown for return
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Mullins sends Champion hope Laurina to Sandown for return

Trainer Willie Mullins. Photo: Sportsfile Laurina will make her belated seasonal reappearance in tomorrow’s Listed Mares’ Hurdle at Sandown with connections happy that they will finally get ground in her favour. Willie Mullins’ mare is a general 5/1 second favourite behind Buveur D’Air for the Champion Hurdle in March after a scintillating novice campaign but… […]

Espoir D’Allen to show Champion Hurdle class
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Espoir D’Allen to show Champion Hurdle class

‘Gavin Cromwell’s star hurdler – already a Grade Two winner as a juvenile – has oozed class with smooth victories at Naas and Limerick in recent months but this is a noticeable step up in class.’ (stock picture) The racing public are crying out for a Champion Hurdle challenger to put their head above the… […]

Daragh Ó Conchúir: ‘Few questions answered’
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Daragh Ó Conchúir: ‘Few questions answered’

Sharjah and Patrick Mullins clear the last ahead of Samcro, with Jack Kennedy up, and Tombstone, with Davy Russell up, on their way to winning the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photo: David Fitzgerald. Photo: Sportsfile So jump racing has become all too predictable, has it? Not on the evidence of the past week. Indeed it… […]

Byrne confident Recall can get it right this year
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Byrne confident Recall can get it right this year

Lar Byrne favours a trip to Cheltenham or Aintree for Total Recall, but not both The Irish National Stud shared a photo of two of its most famous residents, Hurricane Fly and Hardy Eustace, during the week, nose to nose, possibly reminiscing about the four Champion Hurdles they shared evenly between them. It brought a… […]

Cullen hopes to stoke old ‘Fire’ over fences
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Cullen hopes to stoke old ‘Fire’ over fences

Arctic Fire, under Ruby Walsh, sprints clear of his rivals to claim the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle back in 2015. Photo: PA Denis Cullen is looking forward to giving Grade One winner Arctic Fire his first start over fences at Gowran Park tomorrow. The ten-year-old joined the Naas handler last year after a brief retirement early… […]