Longlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of Year announced
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Longlist for 2019 RTÉ Sportsperson of Year announced

RTÉ Sport has announced a long-list of 26 nominees for the RTÉ Sport Awards 2019 Sportsperson of the Year. The following list comprises sportspeople who were deemed worthy of consideration for the ‘RTÉ Sport Sportsperson of the Year’ award shortlist, which will be revealed on RTÉ Radio 1’s Sunday Sport on 8 December. The winner will be revealed on the… […]

Mullins optimistic over Kemboy return
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Mullins optimistic over Kemboy return

Trainer Willie Mullins. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire Willie Mullins is hopeful that a resolution will be found “in the next day or so” which will allow Gold Cup contender Kemboy to begin his preparation for the Cheltenham blue riband. Mullins expects to make entries for the Punchestown Gold Cup winner this week after revealing that… […]

Fairyhouse tips: Apple’s Jade eyes Hatton’s four-timer
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Fairyhouse tips: Apple’s Jade eyes Hatton’s four-timer

There’s a cracking day in prospect at Fairyhouse on Sunday, with some mouthwatering clashes that should establish some sort of pecking order for the rest of the season. 12.30pm Baroneracing Juvenile Hurdle This looks something of a match. Stablemates A Wave Of The Sea and Cerberus have put up the two outstanding juvenile performances in Ireland… […]

Horse Racing Ireland confirm Kemboy free to race again
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Horse Racing Ireland confirm Kemboy free to race again

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) said on Wednesday morning that it has lifted a ban on entries for Willie Mullins’s Kemboy, the Cheltenham Gold Cup second-favourite, and six more horses previously registered to syndicates under the Supreme Racing Club banner after accepting new registrations for fresh syndicates “comprising members who have come forward as shareholders in… […]

Paisley Park and Champ score at Newbury
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Paisley Park and Champ score at Newbury

Paisley Park recorded a battling success on his seasonal reappearance in the Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury. Emma Lavelle’s charge was the dominant force in the division last season, winning each of his four starts, including the Stayers’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Making his first competitive start since that landmark victory,… […]