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The Racing Week That Was 20-9-20

14-9-20 Monday, we start with Seanjohnsilver ran out another massive priced winner in Ireland this season when scoring at 150/1 at Tipperary this afternoon for trainer John McConnell. This has been a feature in Irish racing since the COVID restrictions several massive priced winners. It certainly puts the previous SP system up for debate. One of…
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The Racing Week That Was 13-9-20

7-9-20 Monday, we start at Galway. Tiger Voice stayed on best in the closing stages to claim the beginner's chase at Galway and land a double on the card for his connections. Like January Jets in the opener, the Henry de Bromhead-trained gelding was ridden to victory by Robbie Power in the colours of Robcour. At…
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The Racing Week That Was 6-9-20

31-8-20 Monday, we start at Downpatrick. There was a dramatic conclusion to the finale at Downpatrick as the Bumper Race saw Pat Taaffe off the mark as a jockey. His mount, Walking Fame, trained by his father, Tom, survived a lengthy steward’s enquiry. Called after his grand-father, rider of the legendary Arkle, Taaffe had an anxious wait…
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The Racing Week That Was 30-8-20

24-8-20 Monday, we start with the news that Pertemps has been announced as the new sponsor of next month’s St Leger Festival at Doncaster. At Ballinrobe, The feature race the Hollymount Nursing Home 4-y-o Handicap Hurdle was won very easily by 15/8 favourite Yafordadoe ridden by Jonathan Moore. The Gavin Cromwell-trained winner is a progressive sort who won…
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