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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Racing needs to look at itself
Anne Marie Duff
A closed shop mentality and 'Who? Me?' attitude does not help racing's image in the bigger picture of things.
27 May 2022 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Homeless Songs will take all the beating at Royal Ascot
The turn of foot shown by Homeless Songs in the Irish Guineas will be difficult for any filly to live with in the Coronation Stakes
27 May 2022 Racing columns
TIME WILL TELL: Every chance Trail can reverse form with Coreobus
Time analyst Andy Bate was suitably impressed with the performance of Native Trail in the Irish 2000 Guineas
TIME WILL TELL: King’s Lynn just best in fast Temple
Andrew Balding’s gelding could be a player in the King’s Stand if the ground came up soft
27 May 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: 'Mad Hatters' seeking your support
Great to see a new band of 16 riders have signed up for the three-race Corinthian Challenge
27 May 2022 Racing columns
MARGIE McLOONE: Some Man flies the Christie flag
Northern stables had success on the point-to-point fields last weekend
27 May 2022 Racing columns
HARNESS RACING: Valanzana keeps up winning run
The mare won for the eighth year in succession on Irish soil at Dunmanway last week
27 May 2022 Racing columns
HORSE AND PONY RACING: Grant grabs Donegal treble
Ir was also a memorable day for Tommy Halford, Ethan O'Sullivan and Ruby Kinkaid, who partnered their first ever winners
27 May 2022 Racing columns
MARGIE McLOONE: Jason seeking new jumping challenge
“If I was out there on the point-to-point track, just going around in circles, I wouldn’t have had that problem!"
27 May 2022 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Pick your Derby – I’ll have Kentucky
Could the Derby at Espom ever create the scenes we had at Churchill Downs?
27 May 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Lester overlooks the Curragh for all time
A new statue of the great jockey was unveiled at the Curragh last weekend
27 May 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Meet the man behind the wire
Jody Keating created the Dante Stakes trophy out of recycled chicken wire
27 May 2022 Racing columns