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Peaceful Claims Irish 1,000 Guineas Win

Peaceful provided Aidan O’Brien with another Classic victory when running out an impressive winner of the Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh. On the back of Love dominating in the English equivalent at Newmarket last week, Peaceful was always in the perfect position under Seamie Heffernan on Saturday. She quickened up past Valeria Messalina well[...]
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Strict Protocols For Irish Horse Racing

Horse Racing Ireland has published a 77-page document outlining the protocols for key personnel ahead of resuming racing behind closed doors on June 8. “The new system of health screening will include the registration of every attendee at every race meeting, from jockeys, trainers, IHRB staff, to racecourse staff, cleaning staff and so on,” HRI[...]
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Group 1 Winner And Top Sire Shamardal Dies

Multiple Group One winner and renowned stallion Shamardal has been euthanised at the age of 18 after some recent health issues. Trained by Mark Johnston to win the Vintage Stakes and Dewhurst Stakes as a two-year-old, Shamardal joined Saeed bin Suroor in the Godolphin colours for his three-year-old season. It proved a memorable one, as[...]
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Irish Racing Return Further Delayed

Racing in Ireland will remain on hold following the Irish government’s extension of lockdown restrictions. Last month, all sporting events in Ireland were cancelled until at least April 19 because of the coronavirus outbreak, including those behind closed doors. A number of race meetings had taken place without spectators in Ireland up until then. The[...]
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Irish Jumps Season Officially Over

The Irish National Hunt season has officially come to a close following the suspension of racing and announcement the Fairyhouse and Punchestown Festivals will not be rescheduled. The government in Ireland last month cancelled all sporting events because of the coronavirus outbreak, including those behind closed doors, until at least April 19. A number of[...]
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Ireland Prepared For Racing To Resume

Irish authorities believe they are well-equipped to handle any restrictions when racing resumes. Horse Racing Ireland had hoped to continue racing behind closed doors during the coronavirus crisis until the government ordered a shutdown earlier this week in line with Britain. There were 10 meetings held in Ireland after Britain closed down and the HRI[...]
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Irish Racing Among Sports Cancelled

Racing in Ireland has been cancelled for at least a month along with all other sports during the coronavirus crisis. The Flat season got underway earlier this week with the public locked out but the Irish government said it would be off until at least April 19. Racing in Britain was suspended from last Wednesday,[...]
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