Person: David Splaine
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Trainer/rider Denis Hogan completed a double with odds-on favourite San Gabriel and Ocean Glandore at Ballinrobe last night.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
Odds-on favourite Art Of Logistics is impossible to oppose in the €10 Admission Rated Chase, the opening event at Punchestown’s final meeting of the season.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
Caoimhe’s Delight gave trainer, Sean O’Brien, his first success in graded company when landing the Grade 2 INH Stallion Owners’ EBF Dawn Run Mares’ Novice Chase at Limerick yesterday.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2014
Robert Tyner and Philip Enright combined for a spectacular 404-1 treble at Clonmel yesterday, the first time the pair have enjoyed three winners on the one-day.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
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
Davy Russell, on his first day back following an operation to repair a lung, drove Mr Cracker to victory in the featured Kevin Broderick Memorial Handicap Chase at Listowel yesterday.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2013
First reserve Cry For The Moon got into the featured Ladbrokes’ Handicap Hurdle at Killarney yesterday and then ran his rivals ragged.
Mon, 13 May, 2013
The David O’Brien-trained Ballinahow Lady (pictured) cropped up at 10-1 in the featured eight- runner Miceal Fitzgibbon Memorial EBF Mares’ Novice Chase at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013
Paul Gilligan, who has struggled to make an impact for a number of seasons, hit the jackpot at Gowran Park yesterday when Jadanli landed the valuable Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013
The locally trained Starkie, in the care of Henry de Bromhead, won the Waterford and Tramore Racecourse Novice Hurdle at the seaside track yesterday.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2013
The Listed four-runner Horse And Jockey Hotel Hurdle at Thurles yesterday developed into a real battle of tactics and it was Davy Russell on Willie Mullins’ Midnight Game who got it spot-on.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2012
Willie Mullins looks to have acquired another talented French import for owners Rich and Susannah Ricci in Unika La Reconce after she made an impressive Irish debut at Thurles.
Sun, 23 Dec, 2012
Paul Carberry, out of action from mid-July until two weeks ago with a fractured shoulder-blade, shared a double with Noel Meade in Galway yesterday, delivering the goods on Silverhand and Muirhead.
Thu, 13 Sep, 2012
Shane ‘Dusty’ Foley completed his second double in consecutive days when scoring on Uleavemebreathless and Macbeth at Roscommon last evening, bringing his seasonal tally to 45.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2012
Kevin Prendergast, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday, has clearly lost none of the magic and was on the mark at Galway last night when Vastonea landed the featured Topaz Mile.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
Face Value answered conditional rider David Splaine’s every call to run out a determined winner of the Topaz Novice Hurdle at Galway.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2012
Trainer Tim Doyle, successful with 20/1 shot Peinora in Tipperary earlier, completed a notable across-the-card double when well-backed Mullowney proved best in the Ballinrobe Golf Club Maiden Hurdle in Balinrobe last night, beating favourite Ted Dolly convincingly by almost five lengths to give 7lb. claimer Martin Burke his first win since December.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012
PAUL CARBERRY produced a typically confident ride as Muirhead captured a dramatic Ladbrokes.com Munster National at Limerick yesterday.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2011
REBEL FITZ, beaten into second in controversial circumstances at Listowel in June, made no mistake in the corkracecourse.ie Maiden Hurdle at Cork yesterday.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2011
JOHN Kiely’s Oneeightofamile made a victorious return to hurdling in the featured Dermot Casey-Hire Sales and Tree Services Hurdle at Cork’s well-attended jumps fixture last night.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2011
JOHN KIELY’S Oneeightofamile is the nap choice in the Irish Daily Mirror Handicap at Limerick tonight.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
The betchronicle.com Champion Bumper produced a rousing finish between two highly promising sorts in Willie Mullins’ Lovethehigherlaw and Dermot Weld’s Waaheb at Punchestown last night, writes Pat Keane.
Thu, 05 May, 2011
THE Davy Russell-Gigginstown House Stud success story continued at Cork yesterday when Stonemaster battled on strongly to land the www.racinghomeforeaster.com Hurdle.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011
THE Henry de Bromhead-trained Days Hotel stormed away with the Lisronagh Maiden Hurdle at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2011
STREETS OF GOLD, trained by Christy Roche for J P McManus, dug deep to land the paddypower.com Grand National at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 01 Nov, 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
CHARLIE SWAN’S One Cool Cookie, given a dashing drive by Davy Russell, landed the featured Wilf Dooly Chase at Tramore yesterday.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2009
THE Grand National may have been the feature at a packed Cork yesterday, but as far as the future is concerned there was one horse who literally took your breath away and that was Paul Nolan’s Alpha Ridge in the Dial-A-Bet 1800 721 821 EBF Novice Hurdle.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2008
ROOKIE trainer, Eamonn O’Connell, was flying high after his Powerstation had landed the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Captain Christy Novice Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2008