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Weatherbys Publishes 48th General Stud Book

Volume 48 of the General Stud Book, recording all thoroughbreds foaled in Great Britain and Ireland from 2013-2016, has been published by Weatherbys. Crafted using the finest materials with leather and quality finishes, the first volume was published in 1791 … Continue reading

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Dubawi Half To Zhukova Scores At Newmarket

By Tom Frary GHAIYYATH (IRE) (c, 2, Dubawi {Ire}–Nightime {Ire} {G1SW-Ire, $299,507}, by Galileo {Ire}), a €1.1million GOFNOV foal, was third on debut at Doncaster Sept. 15 and was soon in front. Sent about his business inside the final quarter … Continue reading

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Plus 10 Opportunities At Naas

On Oct. 4, Naas Racecourse will host a meeting of seven races for 2-year-olds which all carry a Plus 10 bonus. Connections, therefore, have the opportunity to boost their winnings by €12,500. The addition of the Plus 10 bonus funds … Continue reading

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International Cast In Place For The Orby

By Emma Berry When the sun is filtering through leaves on the turn to shades of red and gold and some of the finest of Ireland’s young thoroughbreds are strolling past, it’s hard to feel that there’s too much wrong … Continue reading

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Family Foundations To Airlie Orby Draft

By Kelsey Riley Family values, of both the human and equine variety, have provided strong foundations for Airlie Stud. The success and prominence of those families are apparent through the eight yearlings Airlie will offer at the Goffs Orby sale … Continue reading

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Death Of Buster Parnell

By Daithi Harvey Ireland’s champion jockey of 1969 Ryan Farnham Parnell has died at the age of 83 in Denmark. Better known as ‘Buster,’ Parnell was born in Britain but established himself as a top jockey in Ireland, winning the … Continue reading

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Observations on the European Racing Scene for Friday, Sept. 15

4.05 Doncaster, Mdn, £15,000, 2yo, 8fTGHAIYYATH (IRE) (Dubawi {Ire}) was at €1.1million the highest-priced colt foal sold at public auction in Ireland when purchased by John Ferguson at the Goffs November Sale and debuts in the Godolphin silks for the … Continue reading

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HRI Releases Economic Impact Study

The Thoroughbred breeding and racing industries in Ireland are the most prominent of any country on a per capita basis, according to an economic impact study conducted by Deloitte for Horse Racing Ireland. “Our research identifies that breeding and racing … Continue reading

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National Stakes Off Agenda For Expert Eye

By Daithi Harvey The Sir Michael Stoute trained Expert Eye (GB) (Acclamation {GB}) has been ruled out of a trip to Ireland for this weekend’s G1 Goffs Vincent O’Brien National S. at The Curragh. The Juddmonte Farms homebred has had … Continue reading

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