Person: Seamus Heffernan
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Aidan O'Brien's Caravaggio is set to be seen next in the Prix Morny at Deauville on August 21 after cementing his position at the top of the juvenile tree with another imperious performance in the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Caravaggio oozed class as he romped to an impressive, four lengths win in the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
It’s not often a card at Dundalk can be labelled stellar but, with the benefit of hindsight, the card at Dundalk on April 18th really was rather special.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Dermot Weld reached a significant milestone in his long and illustrious career in Naas last night when a double, with Discipline in the listed Naas Oaks Trial and Sea Swift in the fillies maiden, saw him reach the 4,000 winner mark.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
Ostatnia continued trainer Willie McCreery’s rich vein of form when foiling trail-blazing top-weight Chiclet in the five-furlong Follow Tipperary On Facebook Handicap in Tipperary yesterday.
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Declan McDonogh recorded his second treble in two weeks when scoring on Great Wide Open and Zorba The Greek for Charles O’Brien and Paul Nolan’s Usain in Gowran Park last night.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Wed, 25 May, 2016
On a day when his The Gurkha proved an impressive winner of the French 2,000 Guineas in Deauville, Aidan O’Brien also took the training honours at Navan where long odds-on favourite Bondi Beach produced an unconvincing display to justify 1/9 favouritism in the Group 3 Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Aidan O’Brien and Seamus Heffernan continued in sparkling early-season form when sharing a double with 5/6 favourites Housesofparliament and Long Island Sound in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Royal Ascot is likely to be on the agenda for both Ambiguity and Kellstorm following their victories in Tipperary last night, providing the O’Brien team with a double.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
A four-timer for Aidan O’Brien in Dundalk last night, following a treble in Navan on Sunday, proved the well-being of both the Ballydoyle and Owning teams.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Placed six times in stakes company over the last two season, the Jim Bolger-trained Altesse deservedly earned winning black type when getting the better of Ballybacka Queen by a half-length in the listed Noblesse Stakes, feature on Student Day in Leopardstown yesterday.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Group 1-placed as a two-year-old, Washington DC made an impressive return to action when landing the listed Paddy Power-sponsored Patton Stakes in emphatic style in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2016
Hat Alnasar, raised 5lb. for a gutsy, recent win over a mile, made all under a determined Kevin Manning to land the featured titanbet.co.uk Handicap in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
Seamus Heffernan enjoyed a welcome change of luck when doubling-up on favourites Façade and Tithonus in Dundalk last night.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Seamus Heffernan will be unavailable to Aidan O’Brien during Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend after he lost an appeal against a 10-day suspension picked up at the Curragh last Sunday.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
Fran Berry starred with a big-race double on Hint Of A Tint and Bocca Baciata at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
Easter, ridden by Seamus Heffernan, captured the listed Hurry Harriet Stakes in Gowran Park last night, completing a double for Aidan O’Brien.
Thu, 13 Aug, 2015
The progressive, Aidan O’Brien-trained Fields Of Athenry proved a hugely impressive winner of the listed Challenge Stakes as continuous rain turned the ground yielding to soft in Leopardstown last night.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Five-time champion-jockey and four-time Irish Derby winner, Johnny Murtagh savoured his first Derby success as a trainer when 20/1 shot Jocular proved best in a blanket-finish to the Done Deal Apprentice Derby at the Curragh last night.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Beaten by Tanava on her debut, the Aidan O’Brien-trained Minding impressed when landing the two-year-old fillies maiden in Leopardstown last night.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
While enjoying another successful week in Royal Ascot, Aidan O’Brien doubled-up with Jacobean and Loved, both ridden by Seamus Heffernan, in Limerick last night.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Off the track for almost a year, since making an impressive debut at the Curragh, the Aidan O’Brien-trained Words captured the Group 3 Munster Oaks, feature of yesterday’s action in Cork.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2015
Wicklow Brave proved himself on course for the marathon Queen Alexandra Stakes in Royal Ascot when recording an effortless, odds-on victory in the Bryan MacMahon Amateur Race, yesterday’s finale in Listowel.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
The Ado McGuinness-trained filly Roco Roja, impressive on her debut in Killarney two weeks ago, proved the star of last night’s Gowran Park action, landing the five-runner Ladies Day June 20 Fillies race in emphatic style.
Thu, 28 May, 2015
Sir Isaac Newton, once considered an Investec Derby prospect, should justify odds-on favouritism in tonight’s Gowran Park opener, the seven-furlong Irish Stallion Farms Maiden.
Wed, 27 May, 2015
Brian Hayes made a daring move up the inside to deliver a winning challenge on the Shark Hanlon-trained Abolitionist in the featured Belvedere House Gardens & Park Handicap Chase in Kilbbegan last night, second leg of a double for the rider, successful earlier on Aunt Alice for the Bowe family.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
The well-touted Father Frost swooped late to deny Frozen Lake in the Ticket Sales Online @corkracecourse.ie Maiden in Cork last night, completing a double for Aidan and Joseph O’Brien.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2015
Sir Maximilian made it three wins from four visits to Ireland in 2014 when getting up close home to defeat Abstraction by a head in the listed Mercury Stakes, last night’s feature in Dundalk.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Tom Madden, so impressive when winning on Mahrajaan on Wednesday, did it again at Listowel yesterday when landing the featured Guinness Handicap on bottom weight Shalamzar for the Tony Martin yard.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2014
The tough and consistent Ebadani, enterprisingly ridden by apprentice Conor Hoban, captured the featured Download The Free Racing Post Mobile App Handicap in Bellewstown last night.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014
Thistle Bird struck Group One gold at the age of six as she dispelled any stamina concerns with an emphatic victory in the Newbridge Silverware Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
Aidan O’Brien completed a double with odds-on favourites Toscanelli and Marchese Marconi in Limerick last night.
Sat, 21 Jun, 2014
Meekong River earned a crack at the Group 1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud in Saint-Cloud next Saturday when landing the listed Eyrefield Stakes at Leopardstown yesterday.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2013
Aidan and Joseph O’Brien shared an early double with two-year-old fillies Dance With Another and Sparrow at the Curragh yesterday, a brace which brought the champion jockey’s tally to 121 domestic wins.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2013
Seamus Heffernan took the riding honours on the second day of the Tramore Festival, completing a double on Moveable Asset and Dimaond Pro, both of his winners prevailing by the narrowest margin, a nose, in ultra-tight photo finishes.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013
Sudirman gave trainer David Wachman his second Keeneland Phoenix Stakes success when confirming his Railway Stakes superiority over Big Time in the Group 1 feature at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2013
Former British champion Ryan Moore’s trip to the Curragh proved worthwhile yesterday when Dank, trained by Michael Stoute, proved an emphatic winner of the Group 2 Kilboy Estates Stakes.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2013
Leading rider at Royal Ascot last week, Johnny Murtagh again stole the show at the Curragh yesterday when giving the Roger Varian-trained 10/1 shot Ambivalent a superb front-running rider to land the Group 1 Oxigen Environmental Pretty Polly Stakes.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2013