It was a measure of St Anne’s performance that warm favourites St Martin’s were made battle to the bitter end before eventually emerging with a two-point victory in this Wexford SHC final played at Innovate Wexford Park yesterday afternoon.
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Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
Lombardstown, Co Cork, trainer Eugene O’Sullivan took the featured Pat Woodbyrne Memorial Handicap Chase on the first day of Tramore’s August festival, when A Decent Excuse bounced back to form to post an impressive success.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
On an evening when Mikey Fogarty was concussed and sustained an injury to his right knee in a fall before being removed to nearby South Tipperary General Hospital, the Tom Taaffe-trained Gold Bullet landed the featured Suir Valley Chase in Clonmel.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
Trainer Gordon Elliott reached a notable milestone in his career — his first century of winners in a National Hunt season — when the Nina Carberry-ridden debutante Myztique landed the mares bumper on Student Day in Fairyhouse yesterday.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
The Amarillo Kid provided the County Wexford combination of trainer Willie Codd and jockey Mikey Fogarty with a memorable success when getting the better of gallant front-runner Fosters Cross in the Grade B Cork Racecourse Kinsale Handicap Chase in Cork yesterday.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
With ground conditions extremely testing at yesterday’s Doneraile Hunt point-to-point meeting at Dromahane, it was a case of the best wine being left until last as the Mark Spillane-trained Lanespark cemented his position as one of the best front-runners, participating in points, at present by recording a pillar-to-post success in the closing novice riders’ open.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2013
LEADING greyhound trainer Paul Hennessy made a dream start to his career as a racehorse handler when Cheers Buddy, his first runner, got up close home under a power-packed ride by Joseph O’Brien to land the i105-107FM Handicap at Dundalk last night.
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