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Gordon Elliott Hoping to Finally End Galway Hurdle Hoodoo in 2022

Given that he is one of horse racing’s most decorated trainers, it’s somewhat surprising that Gordon Elliott is yet to win one of the most prestigious renewals on home soil. The iconic Galway Festival returns in 2022, with a full week of racing serving up a handsome €2.1...
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Ted Hastings gives trainer Gordon Elliott his 2,000th winner

Trainer Gordon Elliott brought up the landmark of 2,000 career victories in Britain and Ireland as Ted Hastings won at Ayr. The 13-8 favourite, named after a character in TV drama Line Of Duty, was a runaway winner of the maiden hurdle. Irishman Elliott, 44, paid tribute to his team...
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Gordon Elliott celebrating 2,000th winner in Britain and Ireland

Gordon Elliott celebrated the landmark of 2,000 career winners in Britain and Ireland after Ted Hastings claimed a runaway victory at Ayr. The Grand National and Gold Cup-winning trainer reached the figure globally last week, and the victory of Gallyhill at Down Royal on Monday moved him within one. Sent...
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Coral Cup: Shane Fitzgerald shines as Commander Of Fleet lands 50/1 Cheltenham Festival shock for Gordon Elliott

Commander Of Fleet got up on the line in a thrilling, head-bobbing finish to the Coral Cup Handicap Hurdle under a well-judged ride from 5lb claimer Shane Fitzgerald. The Gordon Elliott-trained winner, sent off at 50/1, was one of the few guaranteed to enjoy the testing ground and big field, having won a 23-runner handicap at Navan in early December.
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Gordon Elliott stable tour: Dilemma over Conflated target with Cheltenham Gold Cup and Ryanair targets

Gordon Elliott's wealth of talent look set to be unleashed at the Cheltenham Festival with two genuine contenders to aim at the Gold Cup, if he gets his way. Elliott is hoping he might get his way and persuade owner Michael O'Leary to run Conflated in the Gold Cup rather than the Ryanair Chase, after O'Leary stated on Sunday he expected the surprise Irish Gold Cup winner would drop back in trip at the Cheltenham Festival.
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Cheltenham Gold Cup: Gordon Elliott hoping to persuade Michael O'Leary to run Conflated in Gold Cup

Gordon Elliott is hoping he might get his way and persuade Michael O’Leary to run Conflated in the Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup rather than the Ryanair Chase. O'Leary stated on Sunday he expected the surprise Irish Gold Cup winner would drop back in trip at the Cheltenham Festival, in preference to trying him over three and a quarter miles against stablemate Galvin in the blue riband.
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Irish Gold Cup: Conflated wins at Leopardstown for Gordon Elliott

Conflated caused a major upset to win the Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown from Minella Indo and Janidil. The 18-1 outsider, ridden by Davy Russell, held off runner-up Minella Indo (11-2) to hit the front down the back straight and take the win. Janidil (7-1) finished third with 5-2 favourite...
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Cheltenham Trials Day: Pied Piper runs out hugely impressive winner of Triumph Trial for Gordon Elliott

Pied Piper strengthened Gordon Elliott's formidable hand in the juvenile division with a hugely impressive victory in the JCB Triumph Trial at Cheltenham. Carrying the same colours as Fil Dor, who will put his unbeaten record on the line at Leopardstown next weekend, Pied Piper was the 11/8 favourite to claim Grade Two honours following a narrow victory on his hurdling debut at Punchestown on New Year's Eve.
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Gordon Elliott still favouring direct Festival route for Galvin

Gordon Elliott has reiterated his desire to head straight for the Cheltenham Gold Cup with Galvin – despite entering him for the Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown next month. The eight-year-old emerged as a serious contender for the blue riband when lunging late to deny last year’s...
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Fury Road strikes Grade One gold for Gordon Elliott at Leopardstown in Neville Hotels Novice Chase

Fury Road led home stablemate Run Wild Fred to provide Gordon Elliott with a one-two in the Grade One Neville Hotels Novice Chase at Leopardstown. The Cullentra handler had saddled four of the last six winners of the Grade One contest, with No More Heroes, Shattered Love, Delta Work and Battleoverdoyen all successful in the colours of Gigginstown House Stud.
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