The 3 Carlow housemates who dominated the biggest race in horse racing

JUMPING the second last fence at the Aintree Grand National the unthinkable looked like it could happen. Two Carlow housemates were at the front of the most famous horse race in the world and looked like they would battle it...

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Plenty of Carlow interest as Aintree Festival gets underway

THERE will be plenty of Carlow interest at the Aintree Festival over the coming days, with Patrick Mullins confirmed this morning to ride in the most famous jumps race of them all, Saturday’s Grand National. The ban on grassroots sports,...

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More brilliance from Blackmore as she rides fifth winner of the week

Rachael Blackmore admitted she was “overwhelmed” after claiming her fifth winner of the week aboard Telmesomethinggirl in the Grade Two...

Thursday, 18/03/21 - 5:25pm Read More

Mullins left ‘gobsmacked’ as Blackmore wins the Ryanair Chase on Allaho

WILLIE Mullins admitted he was “gobsmacked” by the front-running performance of Allaho as he cruised to a 12-length victory in...

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Brilliant Blackmore lands opener for De Bromhead on Day 2 of Cheltenham Festival

Henry de Bromhead hailed the “very exciting” Bob Olinger after watching him win the Ballymore Novices Hurdle and insisted: “He...

Wednesday, 17/03/21 - 2:16pm Read More


CARLOW based jockey Rachael Blackmore says she cannot wait to ride the “phenomenal” mare Honeysuckle in tomorrow’s Grade One Unibet...

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