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The Owner: Bull On Syndicate
Sophie Mellett
Shane Collins from the Bull On Syndicate talks to Sophie Mellett about carrying on his brother's syndicate legacy and of their hugely exciting hat-trick scorer, Jungle Prose
25 November 2022 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Going, going, gone...
If we keep seeing ‘horse welfare’ used by leading trainers as a reason not to run horses, it's a slippery slope writes Anne Marie Duff
25 November 2022 Racing columns
TIME WILL TELL: Protektorat’s Gold standard performance
Using the winning performance of Hitman as a comparison on the same Haydock card, Andy Bate was suitably impressed with Protektorat’s win in the Betfair Chase
TIME WILL TELL: Impressive start from State Man but sterner tests ahead
Last year's County Hurdle has room for improvement but he showed his big engine late on again when winning the Morgiana Hurdle
25 November 2022 Racing columns
MARGIE McLOONE: Turleys' Hero gets off the mark
Locally-trained and locally-owned horses were to the fore at the Kirkistown meeting
25 November 2022 Racing columns
RORY DELARGY: COMMENT: Anyone for a racing fairytale?
There must be a better solution to the racing programme than we currently have
25 November 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Turleys hoping to hit Tattersalls jackpot
Normally associated with point-to-points, the Downpatrick family are no strangers to the winner's enclosure at flat meetings either
25 November 2022 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: New whip rules need to bed in smoothly
Any potential decisions regarding disqualification of runners for an egregious offence will now be made by the whip review committee, away from the raceday
25 November 2022 Racing columns
HARNESS RACING: Harry and Frankel the flying favourites
Red Mills All-Ireland finals day saw the two star performers come home first
25 November 2022 Racing columns
MARGIE McLOONE: Brookie lucky for Liam
Liam McKenna was back among the winners while Donegal's Martin Harley is off on a stint down under
25 November 2022 Racing columns
LIMERICK TUESDAY: Moloney celebrates first win with Brandy
Gordon Elliott continues his winning form as his only runner romps home under jockey Aine O'Connor
25 November 2022 Racing columns
TIME WILL TELL: Unanswered was the Cheltenham star
Andy Bate picks out a number of performances to note from last weekend's jumps racing meetings
18 November 2022 Racing columns