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December 13, 2022

Shaping the Sport of Kings

A critical set of genes linked to successful racehorses has been identified by an international research team. Scientists from Asia, Europe, North America, and the Irish equine science company Plusvital compared the genomes of Thoroughbred, Arabian and Mongolian racehorses to horses bred for other sports and leisure, and were able to pinpoint a set of…

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November 21, 2022

TIHA: Professor Hill in conversation with William Micklem

‘Maintaining the diverse original bloodlines is critical to the long-term survival of the Irish Sport Horse….. Traditional bloodlines harbor genetics that breeders have shaped for many centuries and they are there for a reason.’ Launched at last night’s Traditional Irish Horse Association (TIHA) AGM, Professor Emmeline Hill sat down with William Micklem to discuss the…

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July 1, 2022

Plusvital To Attend Spoga Horse July 2022

The Plusvital team are delighted to announce that they will be back at the leading B2B International Equine trade fair Spoga Horse. The fair this month will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase the full range of Plusvital science-based supplements and meet clients from all over the world. The fair will take place at the…

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June 25, 2022

Brand Ambassador Johnny Murtagh wins the GAIN Railway Stakes.

A winner last time out at Naas, Johnny Murtagh’s Shartash, in the famous Aga Khan colours, was sent off at 9-1. Aidan O’Brien’s Blackbeard was sent off the 5-6 favourite having finished fourth in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot and Ryan Moore was always to the fore. Ben Coen on Shartash must have had…

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March 30, 2022

Cracksman’s C:C Speed Gene Designation – How Can It Be?

This article first appeared in Racing Post Bloodstock – Good Morning Bloodstock – 30 March 2022   The Racing Post’s Martin Stevens on why Cracksman’s runners might be quicker than you’d think… Forget Will Smith slapping Chris Rock live on stage at the Oscars ceremony on Sunday: the most astonishing thing I’ve seen in recent…

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March 27, 2022

Layfayette Wins The 2022 Plusvital Devoy Stakes

Congratulations to the connections of Layfayette, the impressive winner of the Listed Plusvital Devoy Stakes at Naas on seasonal debut for trainer Noel Meade. The five-year-old won the Irish Lincolnshire on debut last season and struck again on his first run of the campaign. Ridden by Oisín Orr, Layfayette raced towards the rear of the…

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March 21, 2022

Plusvital Continue Sponsorship Of Devoy Stakes

Naas Racecourse have today announced that Plusvital, the leading global equine science company, will continue their sponsorship of the Devoy Stakes on the opening weekend of the Irish Flat racing season. The Plusvital Devoy Stakes is a highly competitive early season target for some of Ireland’s leading middle distance and staying horses. Now in their…

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December 29, 2021

Willie Mullins crowned Plusvital Leading Trainer at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival.

Willie Mullins crowned Plusvital Leading Trainer at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival Willie Mullins rounded off a very memorable Christmas period by being named the Plusvital Leading Trainer at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. The Plusvital Leading Trainer Award saw trainers receive points for their successes at each day of the Christmas Festival. With an incredible 11…

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December 7, 2021

Plusvital to sponsor the leading trainer award at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival

Following on from the success of the Summer Series Trainers Championship, Leopardstown Racecourse are delighted to announce leading global equine science company Plusvital will sponsor the Plusvital Leading Trainer Award at this years Leopardstown Christmas Festival.   Joseph O’Brien winner of the Plusvital Summer Series Championship, was on hand to launch the National Hunt edition at his…

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