It may look as though winners are coming easily to Gordon Elliott right now but he is ably assisted from the saddle and Davy Russell was at his brilliant best aboard tricky customer Lieutenant Colonel when taking the UCC Horse Racing Society Hurdle on Student Raceday in Mallow.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2018
Kate Harrington, 27, is assistant trainer to her mother Jessica, who will have a strong team, headed by Gold Cup hero Sizing John, operating over the festive period. Kate is also a prolific winner as a jockey herself
Sat, 23 Dec, 2017
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Hurricane Fly is collecting the pension. Douvan is going chasing and Jezki is injured and out for the foreseeable future so it looks like it is going to be a drab hurdling season. Think again. There will be a thousand great stories through the winter and ten of them could be here.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
Jezki’s meritorious defeat of old adversary Hurricane Fly in the Grade 1 Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle, thrilling in its execution, proved a temporary interruption to the Willie Mullins Punchestown Show as the champion trainer completed a near 3,274-1 five-timer on the undercard on day three of the festival.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
In delivering a third Champion Hurdle crown to the Closutton residence of trainer Willie Mullins, Faugheen silenced the doubters with a display of authority which established him as the leading hurdler in these isles — a position the unbeaten seven-year-old promises to command for a considerable period.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
Although her stable star has lost to old foe Hurricane Fly three times this season, Jessica Harrington maintains that it is the Closutton legend’s stablemate, Faugheen that represents the biggest threat to Jezki retaining his Champion Hurdle crown at Cheltenham next month.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015