When it came, the explanation made perfect sense. “Altior doesn’t look like Altior,” Nicky Henderson said as he explained his decision to rule his stablestar out of the Grade Two Unibet Silviniaco Conti Chase at Kempton on Saturday, a race which was set to be his first start since surrendering his 19-race unbeaten record over obstacles when beaten by Cyrname in the Christy 1965 Chase at Ascot in November.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2020
Galway City Council and one of its elected councillors have unreservedly apologised to two Galway brothers who claimed they were defamed in comments made in the wake of the cancellation of the 2011 Galway City Marathon.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Legal actions by four female lecturers against National University of Ireland Galway alleging gender discrimination in a competition for promotion have been again adjourned while efforts continue to resolve the dispute through mediation.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
Several men seeking the reopening of a landmark case against Britain over the alleged use of torture techniques in Northern Ireland during the Troubles are "heartened" the Government is now taking their case seriously, their counsel told the High Court yesterday.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2014
Stable jockey Michael Kinane singled out High Chaparral and Hawk Wing as well as the classy three-year-olds Brian Boru, Alberto Giacometti and Yesterday as the horses he is looking forward to riding the most for Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien this season.
Wed, 09 Apr, 2003