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MARGIE McLOONE: Hughes races past the 100
Margie McLoone
Danny McMenamin was also among the winners in a week where Daire McConville recorded his second success in Britain
26 November 2021 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Too far for Plus Tard?
Despite his impressive Haydock win, A Plus Tard still has a big question to answer at Cheltenham; drugs all clear and no Shishkin are also discussed this week
26 November 2021 Racing columns
HARNESS RACING: Kane 'clears' up in title race
Neither horse deserved to lose and both Newtown Rock and Fairdays Western have served up great sport in 2021.
PARROT MOUTH: Support injured jockeys with cards and calendars
Irish Injured Jockeys Christmas cards and calendars are now on sale
26 November 2021 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Visualise yourself a winner
You could race Visualisation, owned by Annemarie O'Brien and trained by Joseph, in your colours for a year and help GOAL'S global work
26 November 2021 Racing columns
MARGIE McLOONE: Penny puts McKeever in the money
Graham McKeever and Caroline McCaldin were among the winners in Kirkistown
26 November 2021 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Winner all right at Leopardstown
New sponsor Dornan Engineering to support the Grade 1 Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown
26 November 2021 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: A+ for A Plus Tard
Henry de Bromhead's charge is likely to have improved over the summer, while there is every reason to believe the Dans Le Vent can repeat his Haydock hurdling success
26 November 2021 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Polished performance from Lostintranslation
The Tizzard's star repaired a tarnished reputation when staying on strongly to win the Grade 2 1965 Chase at Ascot
26 November 2021 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Bob can build on safe debut
The novice jumped accurately, if a little carefully in the early stages in making a winning chasing debut
26 November 2021 Racing columns
THE OWNER: Jack Gogarty
Owner\breeder Jack Gogarty has been involved in racing for over 30 years
26 November 2021 Racing columns
PICTURE DESK: Action from the last week at the tracks
A selection of photos from the racing week in Ireland by Healy Racing and Caroline Norris
26 November 2021 Racing columns