LEADING Flat jockey Seamie Heffernan is looking forward to teaming up with Fen Game for Edward O’Grady in the Pierse Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2009
TOM HOGAN intends running both last year’s third Silver Jaro and Kirkbybroguelantern, who is dropping back to two miles, in the Pierse Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday.
Sunday’s big meeting at Leopardstown, featuring the Pierse Hurdle, seems certain to go ahead thanks to milder weather that has reached Ireland.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2009
Kendor Dine, sent off 8-1 co-favourite for the Pierse Hurdle in January, will not compete at the Cheltenham Festival after sustaining a season-ending injury.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2007
New Field, 7-1 favourite with Cashmans for the Coral Cup, could instead run in the Vincent O’Brien County Hurdle if the ground is soft at the Cheltenham Festival.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2007
Philip Hobbs’ Champion Hurdle contender Noble Request has been handed top weight of 11st 12lb in the totesport Trophy at Newbury on February 10.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2007
Robert Tyner pulled off a remarkable long-term coup as Spring The Que caused a 16-1 upset in the Pierse Hurdle at Leopardstown.
Sun, 14 Jan, 2007
Mick Fitzgerald has been booked to partner Powers Whisky Irish Grand National favourite Dun Doire by trainer Tony Martin.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2006
Studmaster will bypass Saturday’s Sunderlands Imperial Cup at Sandown and could also miss next week’s Cheltenham Festival.
Wed, 08 Mar, 2006
ANTE-POST favourite Hardy Eustace will face 14 rivals as he bids for a second successive win in tomorrow’s Smurfit Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2005
Tony McCoy is in line for the plum ride on Essex in the Smurfit Champion Hurdle at next month’s Cheltenham Festival.
Thu, 24 Feb, 2005
Wed, 23 Feb, 2005
Trainer Michael O’Brien is eyeing a big-race double with Essex after the five-year-old justified favouritism in the Pierse Hurdle at Leopardstown yesterday.
Mon, 10 Jan, 2005
FEATURE event at Leopardstown tomorrow is the Pierse Hurdle, where only a super optimist could be in any confident about finding the winner.
Sat, 08 Jan, 2005
Punters are spoilt for choice tomorrow with eight meetings in Britain, and those looking for value could do worse than side with Bustan at Kempton Park.
Sun, 11 Apr, 2004
Dancing Bay is likely to bypass Ascot on Saturday in favour of a trip to either Uttoxeter or Ireland.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2004
Grinkov became only the fourth favourite in 25 years to capture Ireland's richest handicap over timber when he won the Pierse Hurdle at Leopardstown.
Sun, 14 Jan, 2001
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