As so often in the past, the Weatherby’s Champion Bumper was kind to Willie Mullins, and this one was as welcome as any of the previous nine, writes Tommy Lyons
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
Tony Mullins is hoping for a first Cheltenham Festival success in the race his family has made its own, the Weatherbys Champion Bumper.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2007
OCCASIONALLY, and less frequently as you get older, something happens in this game which grabs you by the throat, has you up out of your seat and just plain excited.
Thu, 20 Apr, 2006
JUSTIFIED will attempt to get his career back on track when tackling two and a half miles for the first time in the Grade One Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse on Sunday.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2006
Sat, 11 Mar, 2006
MACS JOY completed his preparations for next Tuesday's Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle with a gallop at the Curragh yesterday morning.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2006
Fri, 03 Mar, 2006
Sir Oj has his first race since his last-gasp victory in the Robin Cook Memorial Gold Cup 11 weeks ago at Naas on Sunday.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2006
Missed That held off the persistent challenge of Arteea to win the Baileys Arkle Perpetual Challenge Cup Novice Chase.
Sun, 29 Jan, 2006
Fri, 27 Jan, 2006
WEATHERBYS Champion Bumper hero Missed That continued his rapid progress over fences as he pulled out all the stops to lift the Durkan New Homes Novice Chase at Leopardstown yesterday.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2005
Weatherbys Champion Bumper hero Missed That continued his rapid progress over fences as he pulled out all the stops to lift the Durkan New Homes Novice Chase at Leopardstown.
Mon, 26 Dec, 2005
MICHAEL DARCY took the riding honours on a day of shocks at Thurles yesterday, recording a double on Baily Breeze and Just.
Fri, 02 Dec, 2005
Refinement gave Jonjo O’Neill deserved compensation for a miserable season when putting her experience to good use in landing a runaway victory in the Paddy Power Champion INH Flat Race at Punchestown this afternoon.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2005
WISDOM, conventional or otherwise, is in plentiful supply at the Cheltenham Festival and conjecture is very much a common currency.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2005
Willie Mullins saddled the winner of the Weatherbys Champion Bumper for the fifth time when Missed That battled home by a neck to evoke memories of the great Florida Pearl at Cheltenham today.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2005
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