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Christmas Chases Reviewed

It was a fantastic period of racing over Christmas. The cards fell in various directions with some brilliant performances. 26-12-21 Master McShee provided trainer Paddy Corkery and jockey Ian Power with the biggest success of their careers when pipping Farouk D'alene in the BoyleSports Faugheen Novice Chase at Limerick. Given a brilliantly patient ride by Power,…
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The Racing Week That Was 5-12-21

29-11-21 There was a double for trainer Tom Marquand with Spirit Of Nguru and Havana Goldrush.  At Ayr, there was a double for trainer Lucinda Russell with Operation Overlord and Rapid Raider 30-11-21 At Southwell, there were doubles for Dan and Harry Skelton with Across The line and Lydford. 1-12-21 At Dundalk, Sean Bowen rounded off…
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The Racing Week That Was 28-11-21

22-11-21 Allegations of bullying and harassment against jockey Robbie Dunne will be heard by the disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority next week. Six days have been set aside for the hearing, at which Dunne has been charged with conduct which the BHA considers "is prejudicial to the integrity, proper conduct and good reputation…
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The Racing Week That Was 21-11-21

15-11-21 Ruby Walsh believes that his father Ted's reputation has been damaged by being one of the trainers with horses present at the premises raided by Department of Agriculture officials in Kildare. The raid – led by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine officials acting on their own investigations and information received –…
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