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Big international entry at Ascot

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Treve is the star name among an exciting list of international entries for the seven Group One races at Royal Ascot.

Punchestown expect ground to ease

Officials at Punchestown are expecting the ground to ease slightly ahead of next week's Festival meeting, which kicks off on Tuesday.

Ryanair Novice target for Balder

Impressive Aintree winner Balder Succes is likely to stick to novice company when he lines up at the Punchestown Festival next week.

Prince has Punchestown options

Paul Nolan will consider letting Noble Prince turn out again at next week's Punchestown Festival following his fine effort in defeat at Cork on Sunday.

Sparrow on course for Punchestown

Trainer John Quinn has confirmed Scottish Champion Hurdle heroine Cockney Sparrow will line up at the Punchestown Festival next week.

Camera Shy Stewards

Amateur Champion Patrick Mullins caused a stir at Ballinrobe races yesterday evening when attempting to ride with a camera mounted on his helmet.

Connell looks forward to Tank going chasing

Leading owner Barry Connell is excited about seeing his star performer The Tullow Tank begin his career over fences later this year.

Hughes set to return on Friday

Richard Hughes has been given the green light to return to race-riding at Sandown on Friday.

Sceaux has French options

Willie Mullins has yet to decide whether to let Un De Sceaux line up in the Racing Post Champion Hurdle at Punchestown.

Ground good at Tipperary

Tipperary is good ahead of tomorrow's mixed card at the Limerick Junction track.

Cosgrave appeal on Monday

Pat Cosgrave's appeal against a six-month ban will be heard on Monday, the Emirates Racing Authority has confirmed.

Vautour could be Champion contender

Willie Mullins has given the clearest indication yet that brilliant Supreme Novices' Hurdle winner Vautour could be campaigned with a potential Champion Hurdle tilt in mind next season.

Goffs to auction Arkle statue at Punchestown

Goffs will auction a bronze statue of the most celebrated horse in Irish National Hunt history, Arkle, during the Goffs Punchestown Sale which will be held in the winners’ enclosure after racing on Thursday 1 May.

Sir Abbot the boss in interesting finale

The Robert Tyner-trained Cuil Rogue was a beaten favourite in the opener at Ballinrobe but the stable's representative Sir Abbot (4/6) made absolutely no mistake in the finale, the Connaught Telegraph Flat Race under Robbie McNamara.

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1.05 All The Law

1.35 Sizing Criquet

3.10 Ultimiste


1.30 Dancing Juice

2.00 Cadeaux Pearl

2.30 Gold Show , Fisher

3.40 Jubilee Brig


1.45 New Fforest , Barnet Fair , Swiss Cross , Stone Of Folca , Monumental Man

2.20 Semeen , Van Percy , Azrag , Certavi , Miss Marjurie

3.25 Mirsaale , Rock Choir , Ajman Bridge

4.00 Swilken

4.35 Black Caesar , Zugzwang , Ajig


4.25 Secret Dancer

5.35 Patriot


6.15 Taggia


5.25 Swing State

8.00 Illusionary Star

    Thursday's Racing At Tipperary

    The Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden gets proceedings on a mixed card at Tipperary under way at 5.00, and sees Lupie bid to build on a pair of third-placed finishes.

    Yesterday's Racing at Ballinrobe

    Aerlite Supreme (5-1) landed the P & D Lydon Plant Hire Rated Hurdle to complete a double for Michael Hourigan and Adrian Heskin at Ballinrobe on Tuesday evening.

    Monday's Racing At Fairyhouse

    Shutthefrontdoor gave Barry Geraghty his first Boylesports Irish Grand National with a thrilling success at Fairyhouse.

    Sunday's Racing At Fairyhouse

    Rebel Fitz landed his first success at Grade One level when coming out best in an eventful renewal of the Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse.

    Saturday's Racing At Cork

    Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen have been in terrific form since the new Flat season opened and they kept the ball rolling with a double from Alkasser and Nonchalant at Cork.

Races Coming Up

1.55 Beverley

2.10 Warwick

2.20 Perth

2.30 Beverley Best Prices: Uplifted (5/1) Kalahari Kingdom (6/1) Handwoven (13/2) Baltic Fire (7/1) 7/1 BAR

2.40 Warwick Best Prices: Commanche (5/1) Apricot Sky (6/1) Rigolleto (7/1) Clubland (15/2) 8/1 BAR

2.50 Perth Best Prices: Solway Dandy (4/1) Momkinzain (5/1) Endeavor (13/2) Early Applause (15/2) 8/1 BAR

3.00 Beverley Best Prices: Muteela (6/4) Red Stargazer (5/1) Upholland (5/1) Lincoln (11/2) 8/1 BAR

3.10 Warwick Best Prices: Music Master (6/5) Mar Mar (11/4) Redvers (3/1) Royal Rock (9/1) 200/1 BAR

3.20 Perth Best Prices: Hollow Blue Sky (4/1) Heathfield (4/1) Big Society (5/1) Seebright (5/1) 13/2 BAR

3.30 Beverley Best Prices: Sporting Gold (11/4) Brigadoon (7/2) Omnipresent (5/1) Fujin Dancer (13/2) 13/2 BAR

3.40 Warwick