Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
The anticipated clash between two of last year’s leading staying hurdlers did not materialise at Thurles, but, in the absence of Prince Of Scars, the opening race proved a worthwhile schooling exercise for the Mouse Morris-trained Alpha Des Obeaux.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
Willie Mullins sends a small-but-select team to Clonmel this afternoon, and the Closutton trainer should return with two, if not three, winners from his three runners. Arguably the most interesting of the triumvirate is Yorkhill, who makes his hurdling debut in the finale.
Thu, 03 Dec, 2015
Trainer Pat Fahy topped and tailed yesterday’s meeting at Clonmel with the victories for Eyes Of A Tiger and Ten Times Better, while their respective riders, Ruby and Katie Walsh, helped record a memorable day for the Walsh family as their father, Ted, was also on the mark, with Old Castletown.
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise had added more than a touch of glamour when appearing to present the prize for the Magnolia Cup charity race but trainer Mick Winters brought something entirely different to the occasion at Glorious Goodwood yesterday.
Fri, 01 Aug, 2014
Although the Aidan O’Brien stable is yet to get on the scoreboard at this week’s Royal Ascot meeting, Magician, Verrazano and Giovanni Boldini, amongst others, have provided enough evidence to suggest Ballydoyle’s raiding party is in pretty good shape.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014