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HEART OF RACING: Brendan Lyons
John O'Riordan
Conditional jockey, Brendan Lyons, recently gained his first-track winner under rules and talks to John O'Riordan about scoring at his local course during its premier meeting
30 September 2022 Racing columns
The Owner: Gorm Agus Ban Syndicate
Cathal Coughton from the Gorm Agus Ban Syndicate talks to Sophie Mellett about getting the syndicate started and transforming 18 racing enthusiasts into owners with a dream
30 September 2022 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: All-star Arc up for grabs
The famous French race looks wide open despite Luxembourg standing strong at the head of the market writes Anne Marie Duff
ANDY BATE: Lezoo the star of Newmarket
Meditate stuck to her task tenaciously in the fillies race while Blackbeard kept galloping rather than quickening in the Middle Park
30 September 2022 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Twitter talking
Stradivarius retires and Waterville wins the Irish Cesarewitch under a super cool Wayne Lordan were some talking points this week
30 September 2022 Racing columns
HARNESS RACING: Top grade Dollar as title race heats up at Annaghmore
Dan Carlin reports from Annaghmore last Sunday where Patrick Kane and John Richardson’s battle for the title heated up nicely, the pair sharing five winners between them
30 September 2022 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Crypto has middle distance potential
Andy reviews the Curragh Saturday performances where Gordon Bennett posted the fastest closing sectional of the day
30 September 2022 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Waterville stuns with final flourish
The son of Camelot delivered a power-packed finish, coming from last to first while the Ballydoyle maiden winner Espionage was also of note
30 September 2022 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Hewick could reach National heights
Shark Hanlon’s gelding was about to post an outstanding performance in Listowel
30 September 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Charities cash in on Cesarewitch
So, somebody had the idea to run a sweepstake on a big race at the Curragh, Has this ever happened before?
30 September 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Barberstown digs deep for Cancer Trials
The Straffan, Co Kildare, hotel has expanded its horseracing sponsorship portflio
30 September 2022 Racing columns
MARGIE McLOONE: Busaries honour Mernagh's's unique legacy
Young event riders awarded bursaries by the George Mernagh Memorial Fund while Edwin Poots launched a CAFRE strategy
30 September 2022 Racing columns