Event: Irish 2000 Guineas
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Sat, 14 May, 2016
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Aidan O'Brien is considering giving Air Force Blue another chance to prove himself over a mile in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on May 21.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
Dual Irish champion Flat jockey Joseph O’Brien has decided not to ride at all this year and to concentrate on his new role as a trainer.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
It will be desperately sad should much publicised weight problems prevent Joseph O’Brien from resuming his career at the top level of flat racing.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
Jim Bolger has compared Lucida to his dual Classic-winning filly Finsceal Beo ahead of a likely tilt at the Qipco 1000 Guineas at Newmarket on May 3.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2015
At Gowran Park last Sunday, Pat Smullen rode a double to take his total of winners for the season to 100.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
Logic dictates that Kingman will win this afternoon’s Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh and John Gosden’s colt has to be the choice.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
Anyone else think the displays by both Australia and Magician were just a bit below what we might have expected?
Sat, 10 May, 2014
Anything less than an emphatic success for Magician in the Group 3 High Chaparral EBF Mooresbridge Stakes at the Curragh this afternoon will be a major surprise.
Mon, 05 May, 2014
Trading Leather attempts to come out of his stablemate Dawn Approach’s shadow when he lines-up for the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot today.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2013
Twenty-one years after the brilliant St Jovite gave him his only previous success in the Irish Derby, Jim Bolger won the race again at the Curragh on Saturday when trading Leather landed Ireland’s premier classic.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2013
All the leading protagonists in a potentially thrilling renewal of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby have been reported to be thriving and on target for the Curragh highlight on Saturday evening.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2013
It would have to be described as one of Jim Bolger’s finest hours. That performance by his Dawn Approach, in the St James’ Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday, was quite extraordinary.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013
Irish 2000 Guineas winner Magician is set to sidestep Saturday’s Investec Derby at Epsom, according to owners Coolmore Stud.
Thu, 30 May, 2013
Irish 2,000 Guineas hero Magician is to be left in the Investec Derby at today’s confirmation stage.
Mon, 27 May, 2013
The British press, Doncaster and Ladbrokes, who sponsor the race, are all falling over themselves now, delighted with the news that it looks virtually certain Camelot will head to the St Leger on September 15.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2012
When Dermot Weld’s Speaking Of Which won his maiden at Cork in early April the bank balance was immediately in a healthier state.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2012
There’s no Camelot in this afternoon’s Abu Dhabi Irish 2000 Guineas (3.15) at the Curragh but there’s certainly no shortage of Ballydoyle representation.
Sat, 26 May, 2012
Parish Hall heads a field of 11 for the Abu Dhabi Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh tomorrow.
Fri, 25 May, 2012
Light Heavy gave Jim Bolger a third Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial success when again displaying commendable tenacity to beat pacemaking Ballydoyle second string Tower Rock by a neck in Leopardstown yesterday.
Mon, 14 May, 2012
Co Carlow handler Willie Mullins stole the show at the annual Irish Horse Racing Awards.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2011
Sir Michael Stoute cannot envisage Sea Moon having any issues with the extended test of the Ladbrokes St Leger as the red-hot favourite attempts to provide the trainer with just his second victory in the Doncaster Classic.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2011
AIDAN O’BRIEN has won two of the last three runnings of the Juddmonte International Stakes – and bookmakers are clearly anticipating Await The Dawn extending his fine record in the 10-furlong showpiece.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011
WITH NO guaranteed pacemaker, today's Jersey Stakes is there for one of the ten intended runners to take by the scruff of the neck.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2011
FRANKEL is to face eight rivals as he bids to enhance his tall reputation to greater heights in the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot tomorrow.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2011
Frankel features among 13 horses left in at the confirmation stage for the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2011
JIM BOLGER has a useful team of juveniles this season and he introduced another smart one in the shape of Somasach to land the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Fillies Maiden at Tipperary last night.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2011
TRACEY Collins’ Bogini is the one to beat in the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Fillies Maiden at Tipperary tonight.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2011
Tue, 31 May, 2011
Johnny Murtagh has emerged a contender to ride Native Khan in the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday.
Mon, 30 May, 2011
Connections of Dubawi Gold are in confident mood as he prepares for another shot at Classic glory in Saturday’s Abu Dhabi Irish 2000 Guineas.
Tue, 17 May, 2011
Henry Cecil’s Frankel produced a barely believable performance as he made every yard of the running in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket under Tom Queally.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2011
LEGENDARY sire Sadler’s Wells died last evening, aged 30.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2011
OLIVIER PESLIER will ride Sans Frontieres when he steps up to Group One company for the first time in Saturday’s Irish Field St Leger.
Thu, 09 Sep, 2010
Aidan O'Brien looks to have very strong claims of winning both Group races at Leopardstown on Thursday night.
Wed, 21 Jul, 2010
The Jersey Stakes sets the ball rolling on day two of Royal Ascot and there’s plenty of form in the race which ties in with yesterday’s feature, the St James’ Palace Stakes.
Wed, 16 Jun, 2010
THE three first three home in the 2000 Guineas are among a nine-strong line-up for the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot tomorrow.
Mon, 14 Jun, 2010
Richard Hannon is in confident mood as Canford Cliffs bids to finally live up to the hype in the Abu Dhabi Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh tomorrow.
Fri, 21 May, 2010
Steinbeck heads a six-strong team from the Aidan O’Brien stable in the Abu Dhabi Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday.
Thu, 20 May, 2010