Tue, 23 Jun, 2020
There were some outstanding performances at yesterday’s well-attended Muskerry Hunt point-to-point fixture at Curraheen and the Declan Queally-trained/ridden Rocky’s Treasure hinted that a bright track career lies in wait by making a stylish winning debut in the five-year-old geldings’ maiden.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2016
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
The annual Kildorrery point-to-point meeting, run under the auspices of the Duhallow Foxhounds, took place at Rockmills Stud yesterday and the Jimmy Mangan-trained Coole Cody vindicated the promise of his excellent fourth-placed debut effort at Dawstown last season by taking the five-year-old geldings’ maiden.
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016
The Paul Kiely-trained Inchiquin High is developing into a competent point-to-point performer and the seven-year-old supplemented last month’s Killeagh success by landing a cracking mares’ winners of two at yesterday’s well-attended Knockanard fixture, run under the auspices of the Avondhu Foxhounds.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
The Shay Barry-trained De Bene Esse hinted that a bright track career lies in wait by readily putting his rivals to the sword in the five-year-old geldings’ maiden at yesterday’s Bandon point-to-point meeting, run under the auspices of the Carbery Foxhounds at Kilpatrick.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015
It was a red-letter occasion for 20-year-old Johnny Hurley at yesterday’s Avondhu Foxhounds point-to-point fixture at Knockanard for he rode his first winner aboard Jimmy Mangan’s Gabrielleamee in the closing six-year-old and upwards mares’ maiden.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015
In-form handler Michael Winters must have felt like Bill Murray’s character in the widely-acclaimed film Groundhog Day at yesterday’s well-attended Killeagh Harriers point-to-point meeting as, for the second Sunday running, he struck with a hugely-exciting newcomer that had many of those present searching for previously unused superlatives.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
For many, it was a case of the best wine being reserved until last at yesterday’s well-attended Lisgoold point-to-point fixture that was staged at Templenacarriga for Follow The Swallow readily put his rivals to the sword in the closing 18-runner seven-year-old and upwards maiden.
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
The Adrian Maguire-trained Seventh Sign served notice that he’s an extremely classy recruit to this season’s point-to-point ranks by narrowly coming out on top in a pulsating finale to the open lightweight at yesterday’s well-attended Boulta fixture that was run under the auspices of the West Waterford Foxhounds-
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
Following an enforced 20-day break due to the inclement weather conditions, point-to-point racing returned to the Cork and Waterford region on Saturday as the rescheduled Tallow meeting (run under the auspices of the West Waterford Foxhounds) took place at Shanakill Cross outside Conna.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2014
Punters experienced marginally the better of the exchanges at yesterday’s Dungarvan Harriers point-to-point fixture, which took place at Affane as opposed to the normal Kilossera venue, and the well-supported 6/4 favourite Davy From Milan provided them with plenty of cause for cheer by triumphing in the eight-runner open lightweight.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
On an extremely busy point-to-point weekend, there were nine races at yesterday’s Muskerry Foxhounds meeting at Dromahane and the well-supported Dr Patmassini showed his appreciation for the fast underfoot surface by readily putting his rivals to the sword in the winners of one.
Mon, 06 May, 2013
Clonmel hotelier John Nallen has experienced a terrific run of success with his charges in point-to-points this season and the owner/trainer struck once more with newcomer Minella Friend in the four-year-old geldings’ maiden at yesterday’s Killeady Harriers meeting at Dromahane.
Mon, 29 Apr, 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
The Adrian Maguire-trained Gunner Fifteen had many of those present at yesterday’s marathon ten-race Inch point-to-point fixture searching for previously unused superlatives following his stunning debut victory with Declan Queally in the first division of the five-year-old geldings’ maiden.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2013
Colman Sweeney received the ideal boost ahead of partnering Salsify in the Cheltenham Foxhunters in a little under two weeks time by steering Garrett Ahern’s newcomer Now Ben to a hugely-impressive success in the first division of the five-year-old geldings’ maiden at yesterday’s West Waterford Foxhounds point-to-point meeting at Lismore.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2013
Adrian Maguire seems to have a rich source of talent at his disposal this season and, following Up The Ante’s facile debut success at the Kildorrery point-to-point on Saturday, the Laharn Cross-based operator sent out Sego Success to oblige in ridiculously-easy fashion at yesterday’s Carbery Hunt meeting at Kilpatrick outside Bandon.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013
The Aidan Kennedy-trained Moonlight Boy lit up Saturday’s rescheduled Kildorrery point-to-point fixture, which took place on the Vaughan family farm at Rockmills, by destroying the opposition in the closing six-year-old geldings’ maiden.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013
Back at the scene of his memorable Guinness Galway Hurdle success with Rebel Fitz, Mick Winters struck again at Ballybrit yesterday when classy mare Missunited made every yard of the running to justify 8/13 favouritism in the Easyfix Rubber Products Novice Hurdle.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2012