Person: Kevin Sexton
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Mark Walsh proved the hero on Student Day in Sligo, completing a magnificent 33/1 treble on Pretty Woman, Badgerfort and Shantou Flyer.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
In-form Paul Townend deputised successfully for Bryan Cooper on the Mouse Morris-trained Ravished in the €50,000 Midlands National at Kilbeggan last night.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Gordon Elliott, enjoying a tremendous run, struck again when saddling a double with Moonmeister and Fort Smith in Downpatrick yesterday.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2015
Tempo Mac will be strongly fancied to continue Gordon Elliott’s rich vein of form in the Family Fun Evening At Clonmel Races Handicap Hurdle in Clonmel this evening.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015
Having ended last season with 50 domestic winners to his credit, Bryan Cooper has started the new campaign in good form and doubled-up on board Horendus Hulabaloo in Tipperary last night.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
Gordon Elliott has started the new season as he ended the old and registered a 31/1 treble with Ibsen, Le Grand Chene and Ultimate Horseman in Downpatrick last night.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
Andrew Lynch was in sparkling form in Tramore last evening, completing a superb treble on Punch Bag, Master Appeal and Miss Peacetime.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
On His Own claimed a well-deserved return to winning ways with an emphatic success in the Grade 3 Imperial Call Chase yesterday afternoon at Cork.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
Virtually on the eve of the Cheltenham festival, where he hopes to have about fifteen runners, trainer Gordon Elliott doubled-up with favourites Akorakor and Alberta in Downpatrick yesterday.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
A race that promised so much, and delivered for most of the two and a half miles, was to ultimately prove disappointing.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Gordon Elliott’s terrific run continued at Tramore yesterday when Roi Du Mee ran his rivals ragged to land the At The Races Chase.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2015
Irish Examiner racing correspondent Pat Keane joined Channel 4 experts Jim McGrath, Graham Cunningham, Tanya Stevenson and Mick Fitzgerald, along with Racing UK presenters Rishi Persad, Oli Bell and Gordon Brown and former jockey Kirsty Milczarek, to offer some guidance and insight into who and what to look out for in the year ahead.
Tue, 23 Dec, 2014
What a terrific servant the venerable Fosters Cross has been to connections.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
The sky looks the limit for Vautour as last season’s top novice hurdler made an impressive debut over fences in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners Chase at Navan yesterday.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
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
Apparently struggling before the third last and under pressure after the next, Taglietelle came through strongly to collar front-running, odds-on favourite Orgilgo Bay at the final flight in the Follow Us On Twitter And Facebook Rated Hurdle, before forging clear to slam Art Of Payroll by five and a half lengths at Punchestown yesterday.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
JP McManus got his cheque book out to secure Shanpallas just in time for the Ladbrokes Munster National at Limerick.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2014
Off the track since last March, Afonso De Sousa outclassed his six rivals when repeating last year’s win in the Dundalk Stadium — Light Up Your Night Race in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
Orgilgo Bay, trained in Co Meath by John McConnell, put up a terrific performance to defy top weight in the valuable Lartigue Hurdle at Listowel yesterday.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
Jonathan Burke made the perfect start in his new role as Alan and Ann Potts’ retained jockey when partnering the Henry de Bromhead-trained Loosen My Load to a convincing win in the Ryans Cleaning Chase in Galway yesterday.
Thu, 11 Sep, 2014
Fifth on his debut at the Curragh, Bazaar justified 4/9 favouritism for Aidan and Joseph O’Brien in the Live The Dream With Tote Maiden on last night’s mixed card in Ballinrobe.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
An enterprising, front-running ride by Brian Cawley saw the versatile Rodriguez land the featured Leo Dolan Memorial Handicap Hurdle at Roscommon last night.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
Henry de Bromhead’s Enjoy Responsibly is fancied to lead his rivals a merry dance in the Tullamore Maiden Hurdle at Kilbeggan tonight.
Fri, 16 May, 2014
Gordon Elliott’s Toner D’Oudairies justified favouritism with a game display to land the Grade 3 Imperial Call Chase before a more than satisfactory attendance in excess of 6,000 at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014
Gordon Elliott’s consistent Toner D’Oudairies benefited from a power-packed Davy Condon ride to steal the Imperial Call Chase at Cork from under the nose of Noble Prince.
Sun, 20 Apr, 2014
If we saw a star of the future in action at Limerick yesterday then it was surely the Tony Martin-trained Noble Emperor in the INH Stallion Owners' EBF Maiden Hurdle.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
Under a determined ride by Robbie Power, the Liam Burke-trained My Murphy defied joint top-weight in the €50,000 Irish Stallion Farms Novice Handicap Chase Final in Navan yesterday.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2014
The Eoin Doyle-trained Mazuri Cowboy proved a shock and fortunate winner of a dramatic Lyons Of Limerick Jaguar Land Rover Hurdle at Limerick yesterday.
Sat, 28 Dec, 2013
Ruby Walsh made his way to Thurles yesterday for just one ride, Noble Prince, in the featured John Meagher Memorial Chase and it duly obliged.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
Ben Dalton proved himself to be a real super sub when guiding Sword Fish to an easy success in the featured Paddy Power Cork Grand National Handicap Chase yesterday.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2013
Don Cossack staked an early claim for the RSA Chase at Cheltenham by making a pleasing start to his career over fences at Galway yesterday.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
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
Shark Hanlon’s Hidden Cyclone came back to something approaching his best form when storming away with the Southampton Goodwill Chase at Listowel yesterday.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
Pat Flynn’s Prince Chaparral became the only horse to win twice at the festival when landing the Supporters’ Club Maiden Hurdle at the final stage of Tramore yesterday.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2013
Willie Mullins’ Tarla proved far too good for Rebel Fitz in the www.racinghomeforeaster.com Hurdle at cold and wet Cork yesterday when thousands of students were on site.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2013
Clara (Kilkenny)1-12 St Oliver Plunketts/Eoghan Ruadh (Dublin) 0-8
Mon, 26 Nov, 2012
It was another great week with two winners from five runners, with the other three delighting me as well, while I was pretty hopeful that Miss Macnamara and Posh Frock would go close in Dundalk last night too.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2012
The Colm Murphy-trained Rye Martini continued the impressive early season form being enjoyed by Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown House Stud when making a successful racecourse debut in the opening maiden hurdle on yesterday’s truncated card at Tipperary.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2012
It has been an up-and-down week at Commonstown but the great news is that Dragon Pulse is back with us having spent the season in France.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
Michael Hourigan’s Run With The Wind proved far too good for a bitterly disappointing Thomas Edison in the Dawn Omega Milk Novice Hurdle at a packed Killarney yesterday.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
I am sounding a bit like a broken record talking about the weather and ground here almost on a weekly basis, but readers will understand what a huge bearing it has on what we do.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2012
The rain is back and that has led to a lot of plans being binned at the last minute.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2012
In-form Dermot Weld made a successful start with his juvenile class of 2012 when Imperial Concorde, his first two-year-old runner of the season, made all to land the opening Irish Stallion Farms Maiden at Gowran Park last evening.
Fri, 18 May, 2012