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Sweetnam bidding for the slice of $500,000 prizefund

clock March 30, 2012 18:19 by author Irish Examiner Sports
John Tynan explores the big stories in the equestrian world [More]

Nicky Henderson hails Cork's newest millionaire

clock March 16, 2012 13:05 by author Tony
Ballineen stable lad Conor Murphy is acclimatising well to his new millionaire status [More]

Denman was a true great

clock December 9, 2011 18:39 by author Darren Norris
Darren Norris reflects on the remarkable career of a racing giant [More]

Grand National special: what they jockeys thought

clock April 10, 2011 17:16 by author Irish Examiner Sports
A horse by horse guide to what went right, and wrong, for the jockeys in the John Smith Grand National [More]

Remembering those grim dark days when journos had to work

clock March 17, 2011 12:06 by author Brendan O'Brien
Brendan O'Brien isn't looking for sympathy as the Irish raiders at Cheltenham prepare for St Patrick's Day, but... [More]

Ruby Walsh meets the Twitterati

clock March 11, 2011 09:53 by author Irish Examiner Sports
We asked Irish Examiner racing columnist Ruby Walsh to field some pre-Cheltenham questions from punters on Twitter. As ever, the champion jockey obliged [More]

Why McCoy was a worthy sports personality of the year

clock December 20, 2010 17:03 by author Darren Norris
Darren Norris says no-one should be surprised at AP McCoy's selection as the BBC spoty [More]

Historic Hennessy triumph would be Denman's crowning glory

clock November 26, 2010 22:59 by author Darren Norris
Darren Norris looks ahead to Denman's date with destiny [More]

Is being Coolmore No 1 a poisoned chalice?

clock November 9, 2010 20:20 by author Daragh
There are plenty of attendant issues with being the No 1 jockey to Coolmore - such as pressure. [More]

So You Think the Melbourne Cup is a foregone conclusion?

clock November 1, 2010 12:34 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Joe Callaghan in Melbourne looks ahead to tomorrow's race that stops Australia in its tracks [More]


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