Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Anything but dull was the final meeting of the season at Thurles, with last-obstacle fallers, a neat gamble landed, a classy performance from a bright prospect, a mare adding further success to her cv with the breeding sheds firmly in sight, and a reversed result to wrap up proceedings.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
He may be more used to the delights of Royal Ascot but trainer Dermot Weld has always enjoyed the challenge of Cheltenham and despite only training a handful of hurdlers – and all of those double up on the Flat – the man who has broken boundaries worldwide is proving a dab hand at getting one right for March.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
IN many ways Punchestown nearly became the train that ran out of gravy. One of the most beautiful natural settings for racing anywhere in the world, it had a fortune spent on it - largely of taxpayers’ money - but it very nearly went to the wall because agreement could not be reached between the owners and Horse Racing Ireland as to how it should be run.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2003