Event: Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
Clonmel went ahead at the third attempt but without the two chases intended for the seven-race programme.
Wed, 23 Dec, 2015
Baraweez landed the Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” Handicap for the second successive year as British raiders dominated the feature event on the final day of the Galway Festival yesterday.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
Final Figaro, who contests the bumper, looks the best bet on today’s card at Galway.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
Chasing debutant Cara’s Oscar recovered from a blunder at the second last fence to land the Rockathon Returns To Fairyhouse September 5th Beginners Chase in Fairyhouse yesterday, giving jockey Robbie Power his 40th success of the season.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
The tough and remarkably consistent Roi Du Mee completed a hat-trick when making all the running to beat just two rivals in the Daily Mirror Chase in Down Royal yesterday.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2015
Very Wood booked his ticket for a return visit to Cheltenham when hitting form with victory in the Ten Up Novice Chase at Navan yesterday.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
McKinley tore up the script as he floored his Willie Mullins-trained stablemate Tell Us More to cause a big upset in the Lawlor’s Hotel Novice Hurdle at Naas yesterday.
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
Home Farm, formerly trained by Arthur Moore, made a winning start for Henry de Bromhead when taking the Listed John Meagher Memorial Chase at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2014
It was a case of the veteran versus the baby, and no quarter was asked or given.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
Desertmore Stream survived a blunder at the second last flight to land the Kilbeggan Patrons Club Hurdle at Kilbeggan’s final meeting of 2014 last night, providing trainer Philip Fenton with a timely boost and giving jockey Brian O’Connell the second leg of a near 40/1 double.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2014
Henry de Bromhead’s Darwins Fox made virtually all of the running to land the J P McManus Rated Hurdle at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Marchese Marconi, having a second run of the festival, can land the nap in the Ladbrokes’ Mobile Maiden Hurdle at Galway this afternoon.
Sat, 02 Aug, 2014
Briar Hill appears likely to go up in trip when he returns to the Cheltenham Festival in March following his rather workmanlike victory in the Slaney Novice Hurdle at Naas yesterday.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
The progressive Willie Mullins-trained Arvika Ligeonniere was far too good for his five rivals in the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
One-time Derby hope Indian Chief could only finish last of three in the Killarney Grand Race at the County Kerry track.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2013
Charles Byrnes’ Domination toyed with the opposition on the way to landing the featured J P McManus Hurdle at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2013
Armagh went out of the All-Ireland football championship on Saturday, but Jimmy Lambe struck a blow for the county when saddling 25-1 shot Silk Hall to land the featured Grade 3 Kevin McManus Bookmaker Grimes Hurdle at Tipperary yesterday.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2013
Willie Mullins’ Cadspeed, having his first run since May and backed from 6-1 to 9-2, was a desperately unlucky loser of the Kilsheeelan Beginners’ Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2012
“I’m so lucky to have him”, exclaimed a delighted Henry de Bromhead, after his Sizing Europe produced a scintillating display to land the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase in front of a big crowd at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
Missunited is the nap choice to land a fascinating Slan Abhaile Race at the final stage of the Listowel festival this afternoon.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2012
On an afternoon when Galway Hurdle hero Rebel Fitz paraded after the second race, the veteran Tommy Treacy took the riding honours with a double at Cork yesterday.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
Veteran course specialist Fit The Cove proved the toast of punters on the final day of the 2012 Galway Festival as Harry Rogers’ charge landed the Galway Shopping Centre Handicap in courageous style, providing jockey Chris Hayes with the first leg of a double and proving the only successful favourite on Family Day at Ballybrit.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2012
Rebel Fitz and Davy Russell denied Captain Cee Bee back-to-back wins in the Grade 3 Kevin McManus Bookmaker Grimes Hurdle in Tipperary yesterday.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2012
Willie Mullins continued his fine run of success when taking the two big races at Gowran Park.
Sun, 29 Jan, 2012
SUCCESSFUL with His Excellency in the Grade 2 juvenile hurdle at Leopardstown, trainer Gordon Elliott was on duty at Down Royal where he registered a double with Lord Redsgirth and Rocky Wednesday.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2011
THE Willie Mullins juggernaut is now in full flow and the champion trainer struck with a three-timer at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 18 Nov, 2011
TRANQUIL SEA, winner of the race a year earlier, duly outclassed his three rivals in the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2011
THE victory of even-money favourite Pozyc in the featured Edmond Whelan Memorial Handicap Hurdle proved the highlight of a double for champion trainer Willie Mullins at yesterday’s rescheduled meeting in Listowel.
Sat, 24 Sep, 2011
BUY BACK BOB can send punters home from the Listowel festival this afternoon on the perfect note by landing the M J Carroll ARRO Maiden Hurdle.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011
THE Tony McCoy-ridden Captain Cee Bee bagged the Kevin McManus Bookmakers Grimes Hurdle spoils at Tipperary yesterday, holding the tenderly-handled The Real Article by the minimum margin as both horses proved their well-being ahead of next week’s Galway Festival.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2011
CLAIMER Eddie O’Connell took the riding honours at Kilbeggan yesterday, completing a 164/1 double on Moi Desire and Keoghs Bar.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2011
Fri, 07 Jan, 2011
TORPHICHEN redeemed the promise of his first run over fences at Limerick - second behind the ultra-smart Quel Esprit - when taking the Chris ‘Hopper’ McGrath Beginners Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
RACING at Wexford yesterday was abandoned after three races due to serious concerns about the safety of parts of the track.
Mon, 25 Oct, 2010
SUPERCEDE continued Gordon Elliott’s tremendous run of success when coasting to an effortless win under Paul Carberry in the Loughnagore Handicap Chase in Kilbeggan last night.
Sat, 21 Aug, 2010
GRA Geal Mo Chroi has a leading chance in the Mayo Advertiser Handicap at Ballinrobe tonight.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2010
THE Town And District Chase at Tipperary last night was robbed of much of its interest due to the defection of Cuan Na Grai with a stone bruise.
Fri, 18 Jun, 2010
BRIAN O’Connell bounced back from the controversial defeat of Dunguib at Cheltenham to register a double on Barney King and Caim Hill at Down Royal yesterday.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
WHINSTONE BOY added to his considerable gains in the Thyestes Chase at Gowran Park two weeks earlier, with another terrific display in the Kilcash Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2010
BILL HARNEY, currently hospitalised, had a welcome boost when Prairie Call landed the Cashel Mares Maiden Hurdle at Thurles yesterday.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2010
LONG odds-on Apt Approach had to dig deep to beat Taradoun in the Lisronagh Beginners Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2009
PAUL CARBERRY proved an unlikely hero at Thurles yesterday, two days after his controversial 30-day ban started.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2009
PAT Smullen proved himself in top form ahead of the Galway Festival when recording a double in the opening races on last night’s card at Wexford where Philip Rothwell took the training honours thanks to the victories of Eyeffess and Mount Welcome.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2009