It has been a turbulent week in Irish racing circles and, in the days dominated by the controversial process involved in the reappointment of Horse Racing Ireland CEO Brian Kavanagh, the news that two of the superpowers of National Hunt racing in Ireland have parted ways has kept the sport in the headlines.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
If the decision to re-route Vautour from the Gold Cup to the Ryanair Chase was an unpopular one, all animosity towards the horse and connections had dissipated by the time the beautifully athletic gelding jumped the final fence and strode clear up the straight to record victory at a third consecutive Festival.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Trainer Gordon Elliott reached a notable milestone in his career — his first century of winners in a National Hunt season — when the Nina Carberry-ridden debutante Myztique landed the mares bumper on Student Day in Fairyhouse yesterday.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015