Event: Irish Oaks
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Aidan O’Brien admits Ryan Moore will find it difficult to abandon Magical in the Investec Oaks at Epsom on Friday week.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
The 2017 Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby gets underway this evening at Shelbourne Park, and Droopys Noah rates the best bet on the card.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
In winning the Dubai Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket, Churchill provided trainer Aidan O'Brien with his 20th top-level Flat success of 2016.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
Aidan O’Brien’s domination of the British Flat season continued apace as he saddled three of the first four home in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks with Seventh Heaven coming out on top.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Signs Of Blessing made all the running to win a dramatic renewal of the LARC Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville yesterday.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
It’s not often a card at Dundalk can be labelled stellar but, with the benefit of hindsight, the card at Dundalk on April 18th really was rather special.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
The summer season gets underway in Youghal tomorrow, with the first night of free entry to the track.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
English Guineas and Oaks winner Minding fulfilled expectations with a stylish display against older fillies in the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes on the final day of the Derby meeting at the Curragh.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2016
William Buick has lodged an appeal against the 30-day suspension he was given by the Chantilly stewards after an incident in the Prix de Diane at Chantilly last weekend.
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Faugheen could potentially be stepped up in trip in order to avoid clashing with reigning Champion Hurdle heroine and stablemate Annie Power.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
Classic winner Covert Love has been retired after suffering a strained ligament.
Mon, 13 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
Jaytee Jet gave trainer Paul Hennessy his first victory in the English Greyhound Derby when getting on top late in a thrilling climax to the £150,000-to-the-winner classic at Wimbledon.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
The final of the Lee Strand 550 was the feature in Tralee on Saturday night, and the Mossy O’Connor-trained Russmur Flyer justified odds-on favouritism with an all-the-way victory.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Aidan O’Brien believes the upcoming Classic trials over the next two weeks will be crucial to connections as they map out the next move for 1000 Guineas winner Minding.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Star Australian colt Vancouver will join Aidan O’Brien’s team ahead of a likely appearance at Royal Ascot.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
Home Of The Brave has been stripped of his victory in the Minstrel Stakes at the Curragh in July after testing positive for a prohibited substance.
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
John Gosden is keen to run Golden Horn in the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes ahead of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe granted suitable conditions following his shock defeat at York on Wednesday.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
Tramore hosts a matinee meeting today, and Marie Celeste should reward punters by taking the second race, a 12-furlong fillies’ maiden, for trainer David Wachman.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
One hundred and forty-four greyhounds will contest the opening round of the Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby, following the draw, which took place yesterday morning at Shelbourne Park.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2015
Irish Oaks heroine Covert Love could take her chance in the Ladbrokes St Leger if fast ground rules her out of the Darley Yorkshire Oaks later this month.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
Andrea Atzeni is set to ride Postponed in Saturday’s King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
David Wachman believes Curvy will have to step up again if she is to supplement her Royal Ascot success in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh today.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
The Red Mills Unraced Bitch Stake series, run in conjunction with the individual track supporters’ clubs, continues be a great success, and last Friday night’s victory for Badminton Rossa, in the Youghal renewal, was further testament to that.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Diamondsandrubies is bound for the Darley Irish Oaks after a sparkling display to hold off Legatissimo in a driving finish to the Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
The 2015 Irish Greyhound Derby was launched this week, with the confirmation Boylesports will continue its sponsorship of the country’s premier classic, which is in the second year of a three-year deal.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
Curvy put herself in the frame for a crack at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby with a cosy victory in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot yesterday.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
Off the track for almost a year, since making an impressive debut at the Curragh, the Aidan O’Brien-trained Words captured the Group 3 Munster Oaks, feature of yesterday’s action in Cork.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2015
Ballymac Matt can prove himself a perfect fit for the six-hundred-yard test at Shelbourne Park by making a winning start to his Gain 600 bid.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
Godolphin have snapped up Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Pleascach and she will carry their colours when she runs in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot next week.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015
Ballydoyle Honey’s domination of the bitches’ division continued on Saturday night as Alison Coxon’s remarkable racer broke 28.00 for the second time, when running away with her quarter-final heat of the Sporting Press Irish Oaks at Shelbourne Park.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
The stg£250,000 winner’s prize for the William Hill English Greyhound Derby has lured so many entries the first stage will have to be run over four nights rather than the usual three.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
The Laurels final went off well, with a performance befitting a champion, and now the Curraheen wagon rolls on to the Barry’s Tea, which starts in little more than a week. Entries for that stake close next Tuesday, May 19, with the heats four days later.
Thu, 14 May, 2015
John Gosden’s unbeaten Coolmore-owned colt Christophermarlowe is among 14 entries for Saturday’s Betfred.com Derby Trial Stakes at Lingfield.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Diamondsandrubies might be capable of stepping-up on her recent maiden success in Tipperary to land the listed Irish Stallion Farms Salsabil Stakes in Navan today.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2015