Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil makes bold weather call

It may be hard to believe as a large swath of the US thaws out from a bitter polar vortex, but spring is coming early, according to handlers for some of the country’s most famous prognosticating groundhogs. Just before 7:30am (11:30pm AEDT) Saturday, Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his burrow in …

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Commander Of Fleet in charge at Leopardstown | Racing News

Last Updated: 02/02/19 1:23pm Jack Kennedy and Commander Of Fleet win at Leopardstown Commander Of Fleet relished the step up in trip and fended off Rhinestone to win the Nathaniel Lacy & Partners Solicitors 50,000 Cheltenham Bonus For Stable Staff Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown. Dropped down to two miles last …

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Sir Erec faces big test at Leopardstown | Racing News

Sir Erec gets the better of Tiger Tap Tap Joseph O’Brien is looking to further strengthen his hand in the four-year-old division as Sir Erec bids to follow up his debut win in the Tattersalls Ireland Spring Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday. O’Brien dominated a Triumph Hurdle trial at …

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Simply Ned ruled out of Dublin Chase run | Racing News

Last Updated: 02/02/19 12:24pm Simply Ned – forced to miss Dublin Chase Simply Ned will miss the Ladbrokes Dublin Chase at Leopardstown due to a minor injury. Nicky Richards’ veteran is a real course specialist and has never finished out of the first three in six visits to the track. …

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