Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Thu, 05 Oct, 2017
Wicklow native Alan Smullen has been working at The Croke Park Hotel since 2005 – and is now general manager. This weekend promises to be a busy one for Smullen and his team, as fans of Mayo, Dublin, Kerry, and Derry descend on Croke Park for the All-Ireland football finals. So what lies in store?
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
In a fascinating race for the jockey’s title, reigning champ Pat Smullen has hit a rich vein of form and, following a 1,055-1 four-timer at Roscommon yesterday, is all but breathing down the neck of championship leader Colin Keane.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
Oft has champion jockey Pat Smullen received the plaudits for his brilliance in the saddle, but his feat in getting Xsquared around Killarney and home in front in a two-mile-one handicap with a slipped saddle for more than a circuit must rank high amongst the Offaly rider’s most-extraordinary achievements.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed and several representatives of the Cork Flat Breeders were present for a high-class programme at Mallow racecourse yesterday afternoon, where the featured Munster Oaks went to the Aidan O’Brien-trained Pretty Perfect.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Found, winner of the Breeders Cup Turf last autumn, recorded her first win of the new season when quickening up well to beat Success Days and favourite Fascinating Rock in the Group 3 Camelot Mooresbridge Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.
Tue, 03 May, 2016