Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
Yesterday morning the racing world woke to the sad news that John Thomas McNamara had passed away. The 41-year-old former leading amateur, who suffered a horrific fall from Galaxy Rock in the Kim Muir Challenge Cup at the Cheltenham Festival of 2013, lost the one battle he could never win.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
It was a night of mixed luck for trainer Gordon Elliott in Ballinrobe last night as Eshtiaal bolted-up in the Audi Ballina Handicap Hurdle, compensation following the defeat of both odds-on favourite Vercingetorix and Hostile Fire in the earlier Sheridan Electric 4-y-0 Hurdle.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
The Bibby Financial Services Ireland Gold Cup yesterday developed into the closely contested race the market suggested and, from the feature, the Gordon Elliott-trained Don Cossack emerged a genuine contender for next season’s Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
Dethroned at Cheltenham last March and beaten again by his arch-rival at the Punchestown Festival, former dual-champion Hurricane Fly turned the tables on reigning champion Jezki in the Grade 1 Stanjames.com Morgiana Hurdle in Puncehstown yesterday.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014