Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
On an overcast Kilkenny afternoon about this time last year a seemingly bog standard two-year old maiden race was run at Gowran Park. Of the sixteen starters, most were unexposed types and although they represented many of our high profile training operations it didn’t quite feel like one of those golden maidens that hid unrevealed secrets for a sparkling future. Looks can sometimes deceive.
Sun, 02 Oct, 2016
Thu, 01 Sep, 2016
Not only did Hee Haws Sheriff claim the scalp of kennel companion Quietly in the opening quarter-final of the Greyhound & Petworld Supersprint on Saturday night at Curraheen Park, the Ian Reilly-trained runner also knocked nine spots off the track record which his kennelmate set just seven days previously.
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
Duarigle Darwin, winner of the Ballyarthur Stakes at Fermoy and Grange meeting at the beginning of the season, collected the all-age Agnes O’Brien Cup at Blarney, yesterday after being declared the winner when Young Dilemma was withdrawn from the decider.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Herald The Dawn, impressive when winning his maiden at Naas earlier this month, produced a sustained and very game effort to overcome soft ground and exciting filly Now Or Never in the Group 2 Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes yesterday afternoon at the Curragh.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Rastafari Vic hasn’t been seen in action at Curraheen since his exploits in the Laurels earlier in the year, but he should make a winning return in race nine, which is the last of six heats of the Greyhound & Pet World A1 525, which has a winner’s prize of €5,000.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
Dermot Weld has had winners in big races all over the world, from America to Australia and from Cheltenham to Galway, but few have given him greater pleasure than guiding Free Eagle to victory in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot yesterday.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015