Tiger Roll is fast becoming one of the most popular racehorses in the land. While being bred for the flat and winning an Aintree Grand National is not unique – the last multiple victor of the Liverpool feature more than 40 years ago, Red Rum was a dead-heat winner on his debut over five furlongs – but the versatility and sheer breadth of achievement of the Gigginstown House Stud-owned and Gordon Elliott-trained nine-year-old takes some beating.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
It wasn’t the GAA that coined the phrase ‘Super 8’ — they have the Club Players Association (CPA) to thank for that one. And it wasn’t the GAA that labelled April as club month. But if they aren’t going to fill vacuums others are going to do it for them.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
IT can’t be pleasant, reading your own obituary, but jockey Declan Murphy’s injuries were so severe after falling at Haydock Park in 1994 that the Racing Post subsequently led with the headline ‘Declan Murphy Dies After Horror Fall’.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
It is little wonder the innovation has been described as a “no brainer” by one prominent racing journalist and yet until last summer, there was no independent horse racing radio station bringing live commentary from every race in Ireland and the UK, as well as interviews and analysis.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015