Thu, 09 Jul, 2020
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
The National Hunt season that has just finished was a very strange one. At times it felt like the season would never get going as we waited and waited for the skies to open. For us in racing, they never really did, but hopefully for the flat season ahead they won’t open now.
Sat, 18 May, 2019
Any doubts surrounding Tiger Roll’s participation in the Aintree Grand National were allayed by his trainer Gordon Elliott yesterday, who also revealed that the gutsy nine-year-old may well be one of a number of his charges who could follow up in the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Davy Russell, crowned champion-jockey for the third time at Punchestown on Saturday, got off the mark for the new season when partnering Crezic, trained for Gigginstown House Stud by Gordon Elliott, to victory in the Follow Kilbeggan On Twitter Maiden Hurdle at last night’s rescheduled meeting in Kilbeggan.
Tue, 01 May, 2018
Trainer Gavin Cromwell has vowed to support Ger Fox after the Irish Grand National-winning jockey was named as one of three riders to receive a two-year ban after testing positive for a metabolite of cocaine.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
In 2012 Raz De Maree won the Paddy Power Cork National for the late Dessie Hughes, and four years on - now an 11-year-old and trained by Gavin Cromwell - he showed the light still burns brightly as earned a second victory in the feature race at a packed Mallow racecourse.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
The recent tradition of the Galway Plate catapulting relatively unheralded young jockeys to public prominence continued yesterday as 20-year-old Donagh Meyler steered the Gigginstown House Stud-owned Lord Scoundrel to victory in the Ballybrit showpiece.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
A dash from the school yard to the stable yard proved a profitable one for jockey Evan Dwan, as the 19-year-old Leaving Certificate student secured his maiden victory inside the rails by taking the closing race at Limerick aboard the Pat Doyle-trained Mossback.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Roger Loughran rode his first winner for Gordon Elliott when Buyer Beware, having his first run for the trainer and returning from a winter break, captured the opening Count Me In Maiden Hurdle in good style from Sold Heat at Downpatrick yesterday.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015