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Video: Check out this horse who cannot stop dancing to ‘All About That Bass’

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Hayley O’Connor previews Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown and The Curragh

A bumper weekend of action will take place across two courses this weekend. Ladbrokes’ Hayley O’Connor talks you through the ones to watch at The Curragh and Leopardstown.

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Brilliant news as jockey JT McNamara returns home to Ireland 15 months after falling at Cheltenham

McNamara is now deemed well enough to go back home to Limerick…

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Video: Spectator banned from horseracing ‘for life’ after attempting to race horses

A horseracing spectator has been banned from the sport for life after he jumped onto the track at Leicester and attempted to race the horses.

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Win a trip to Punchestown for you and nine mates, with free bets and drinks thrown in [Closed]

Fancy a great day out at the Punchestown Festival for you and your gang, all for free? Yep, we thought so.

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Keep an eye on today’s racing for possible betting coup

The British Horseracing Authority alerted the Gambling Commission yesterday about unusual betting patterns for races today at Lingfield and Kempton.

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Seven things you’ll hear down the pub in the run up to Cheltenham

Keep your ears open, or maybe closed, for some of this over the coming days…

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Sports stars who love their horses

From Wayne Rooney to Drew Brees, sports stars just love getting into the world of racing. It is safe to say the results are mixed though…

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Hayley O’Connor’s Champion Hurdle preview

Hayley O’Connor of Ladbrokes looks ahead to one of the biggest races of the Cheltenham festival and tries to justify her prediction of an Irish 1-2-3.

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The five types of punter you’re going to see in your local bookie during Cheltenham

The biggest betting bonanza of the year, the Cheltenham Festival, is rapidly approaching so we

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Johnny Murtagh hangs up his whip to concentrate on training full time

The multiple Classic winner will devote all his time to his new career as a trainer.

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Pic: Taking a selfie with the President was the highlight of this punter’s trip to Leopardstown

We’re not sure whether he left with a fat wallet or an empty pocket, but a selfie with El Presidente himself surely made this punter’s trip to Leopardstown on Stephen’s Day.

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What to look forward to at the 2013 Leopardstown Christmas Festival

The best reason to leave the house after Christmas is almost upon us, so here’s what the 2013 Christmas festival at Leopardstown has to offer.

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The Tote Beginner Guide to Leopardstown this Stephen’s Day

There are few better ways of spending Stephen’s Day than heading for a day at the races in Leopardstown and this beginner’s guide to the Tote might help you leave with a few quid in your pocket.

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How the Mayo race course nailed the Royal Baby news

The world seems to have gone a little ga-ga over the birth of the newest member of the Royal family, so it was written in the stars for the winner of the 8.40 in Ballinrobe this evening.

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Pics: No your eyes aren’t deceiving you; Michelle Keegan and Ana Ivanovic are at the Curragh today

The Irish derby is the highlight of a packed card at the Curragh today, but a lot of punters won’t be doing much looking at the horses with Michelle Keegan and Ana Ivanovic about.

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Ruby Walsh is quitting Paul Nicholls’ yard to spend more time at home

The decision by Ruby Walsh to end his relationship with Paul Nicholls in the UK makes sense, but it is a costly one.

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Video: Did you see Sam Waley-Cohen’s amazing whip juggling mid-race yesterday?

Losing your whip in the closing stages of a race is a bit of a nightmare and Sam Waley-Cohen avoided that fate with spectacular skill at Punchestown yesterday.

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Video: How close did this jockey come to turning around a doubly disastrous race?

For a horse to run wildly off course not once, but twice and still almost win means that Spicer Cub’s jockey Xavier Perez is a bit of a legend.

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Infographic: Everything you need to know about the Grand National

The biggest day of the racing calendar, Aintree Grand National Day, is upon us tomorrow. Here’s a brilliant illustrated history of the event.

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Infographic: Proof, if needed, that Ruby Walsh is one hard bastard

If you were in any doubt about the hardship National Hunt jockeys endure this Paddy Power infographic on Ruby Walsh’s injury tally will clear it right up.

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Jockey JT McNamara continues his road to recovery after Cheltenham fall

The serious fall of jockey JT McNamara put a dampener on Cheltenham 2013, but after time in an induced coma, he is thankfully still on the road to recovery.

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Video: Channel 4′s Grand National ad is all kinds of awesome

To mark the fact they now have the race instead of the BBC, Channel 4 have pulled out all the stops for this epic Grand National promo.

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Mighty Mac: AP McCoy

In a game packed to the gills with hard men and women, 17-times champion jockey AP McCoy might be the hardest of all.

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JT McNamara ‘stable’ but remains in an induced coma following Cheltenham fall

JT McNamara ‘stable’ but remains in an induced coma following Cheltenham fall

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Cheltenham Festival Day 4: As It Happened

It’s all over for another year. Here’s how Gold Cup day unfolded at Cheltenham…

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Cheltenham Preview Day 4

While we still have our fingers crossed for injured jockey JT McNamara the racing goes on so we must too. Here’s what to watch on Gold Cup day.

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Cheltenham Festival Day 3: As It Happened

A serious injury to jockey JT McNamara cast a shadow over another great day at Cheltenham for Ireland. Here’s how the action unfolded.

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