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Willie Mullins: 'Hurricane Fly has done everything right this season'

By Simon Jackson.

Willie Mullins has given an upbeat report about the well-being of Hurricane Fly ahead of his bid to secure a third victory in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. 331 more words

London24 Simon Jackson

Supreme-ly worrying

Supreme-ly worrying

Wednesday February 18th

Horse racing is my passion. Weaned on point-to-points, educated in a back street bookies with nothing but a crackling blower, seduced by Ascot, Sandown, Doncaster, Goodwood and York the battle between myself and the bookmaking fraternity has been ongoing for forty years and for four days every year that contest is bare knuckle whilst our heroes strain every last muscle and sinew, horse and jockey to be first up that Cheltenham hill. 1,137 more words

Ruby Walsh: 'Tony McCoy changed the way jockeys' conducted their lives'

By Simon Jackson.

Top jockey Ruby Walsh has praised the high standards set by 19-time champion jockey Tony McCoy who has revealed that he will retire from race-riding this season. 350 more words

London24 Simon Jackson

The greatest of all time

It’s akin to Daniel Day Lewis putting down his script for good. Cristiano Ronaldo packing up his boots and calling time. Sir Paul McCartney declaring that he won’t write another note. 494 more words

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Hurricane Fly wins 5th Irish champions Hurdle in a row

Hurricane Fly and Ruby Walsh has won their 5th consecutive Irish champions hurdle at Leopardstown.  28 more words

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