The decades of heartbreak are over for Glenstal Abbey. Yesterday the Limerick side were crowned Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior Cup champions with a sensational one point victory over Christian Brothers College Cork at Musgrave Park.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
On a day when his The Gurkha proved an impressive winner of the French 2,000 Guineas in Deauville, Aidan O’Brien also took the training honours at Navan where long odds-on favourite Bondi Beach produced an unconvincing display to justify 1/9 favouritism in the Group 3 Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Placed six times in stakes company over the last two season, the Jim Bolger-trained Altesse deservedly earned winning black type when getting the better of Ballybacka Queen by a half-length in the listed Noblesse Stakes, feature on Student Day in Leopardstown yesterday.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
The median auction maiden which opens this afternoon’s card at Bellewstown looks a real cracker, with a number of potentially smart youngsters in the field, but Ample Sufficiency could prove a cut above his rivals if building on the promise of his Leopardstown debut.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
Katie T, winner of the Boylesports Hurdle at Leopardstown back in January, oozed class as she brushed aside six rivals in the Follow Limerickraces On Twitter Handicap on Student Race Day in Limerick yesterday, providing Chris Hayes with the highlight of a superb 966/1 four-timer.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
Apparently struggling before the third last and under pressure after the next, Taglietelle came through strongly to collar front-running, odds-on favourite Orgilgo Bay at the final flight in the Follow Us On Twitter And Facebook Rated Hurdle, before forging clear to slam Art Of Payroll by five and a half lengths at Punchestown yesterday.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan has told college bosses they will not be allowed keep the €250 extra that most students must pay next year — and says the Higher Education Authority should not be seeking such "massive increases" for the sector.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014
Successful over course and distance last month, the Tony Martin-trained Ted Veale bounced back from his Galway Hurdle disappointment when justifying odds-on favouritism in last night’s finale in Bellewstown, the irishmirror.ie Amateur Race.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013