Person: John Cullen
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Colourful trainer Oliver Brady died peacefully in his sleep on Monday evening following a long battle with cancer. He was 75.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
Irish trainer Oliver Brady died peacefully in his sleep yesterday evening following a long battle with cancer, Horse Racing Ireland has confirmed.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
Trainer/rider Denis Hogan completed a double with odds-on favourite San Gabriel and Ocean Glandore at Ballinrobe last night.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
If we saw a star of the future in action at Limerick yesterday then it was surely the Tony Martin-trained Noble Emperor in the INH Stallion Owners' EBF Maiden Hurdle.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
On a day when Adrian Heskin and trainer-rider John Cullen shared the riding honours with doubles, the Henry de Bromhead-trained Sizing Codelco looked the day’s best prospect for the future when justifying odds-on favouritism in the €25 Punters Pack Maiden Hurdle at Fairyhouse.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
The progressive Willie Mullins-trained Arvika Ligeonniere was far too good for his five rivals in the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
Morning Assembly, winner of a Grade 1 novice hurdle at the Punchestown Festival last April, returned to the County Kildare track to make a successful chasing debut yesterday, justifying 2/1 favouritism in the Ballymore Christmas Fair & Family Fun November Festival Beginners Chase.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013
The Paul Townend-ridden Pires gained a last-gasp victory in the featured Water Towers Chase in Ballinrobe, continuing the superb form of trainer Tony Martin.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013
Mystery surrounded an eyecatching gamble and subsequent stewards’ withdrawal of Like A Diamond in the Tote Win 24% Better Than Bookmakers SP Maiden at Ballinrobe last night after officials announced they were concerned the three-year-old was not in the care of his stated trainer.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
Ruby Walsh struck for the first time at Killarney this week when Shamar followed his recent success at Cork by landing the Dawn Milk Omega Novice Hurdle before a massive crowd yesterday.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2013
The David O’Brien-trained Ballinahow Lady (pictured) cropped up at 10-1 in the featured eight- runner Miceal Fitzgibbon Memorial EBF Mares’ Novice Chase at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013
Noel Meade and Paul Carberry completed a near 110/1 double with North Star Lad and chasing debutant Dark Prospect in Downpatrick yesterday.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2012
On a day which saw Ruby Walsh double-up on The Folkes Choice and Devil’s Elbow, the Tony Mullins-trained Clarach booked her ticket to the Guinness Galway Hurdle when coasting to a comfortable victory over the Walsh-ridden Pires in the Adare Festival Weekend Rated Hurdle in Limerick yesterday.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2012
JIM DREAPER’S Mobile Sizer, having only a second outing and a first over jumps, took the first division of the two mile Maiden Hurdle at Tipperary last night.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
WILLIE MULLINS set the opening stage of Leopardstown alight yesterday with a fine double, including Blackstairmountain in the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Chase.
Tue, 27 Dec, 2011
DERINLAUR opened his account over fences, at the seventh attempt, when making all under Denis Hogan to win the www.tipperaryraces.ie Beginners Chase at Tipperary yesterday.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
THE Colm Murphy trained Future All Star, patiently handled by John Cullen, foiled front-running longshot Flemross to land the €50,000 Gigginstouse Houe Midlands National in Kilbeggan last night.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2011
GOING descriptions in Ireland have long been a major bone of contention, but the topic reached a new low at Limerick last night.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2011
Mon, 06 Jun, 2011
RUBY WALSH pulled rank on his baby sister, Katie, at Punchestown last night when brilliant mare Quevega beat Mourad in the Grade 1 ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle.
Fri, 06 May, 2011
Sat, 30 Apr, 2011
Amateur Ciaran Murphy will remember St. Patrick’s Day 2011 for a long time, having completed a fine double on Good Egg and Shadow Eile at Down Royal.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
A new collection of essays from Irish academics attempts to put our financial crisis into perspective, but there is still a palpable anger in the book over what was allowed to happen, writes Brian O’Grady
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011
FOR BILL got her campaign back on track with an impeccable display of jumping to outclass the opposition in the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Mares Beginners Chase at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 14 Jan, 2011
STAYING ARTICLE, runaway winner of a recent Punchestown bumper on his debut, collared odds-on favourite Rivage D’Or close home to land the Racing Again At Naas On 24th November Maiden Hurdle at Naas yesterday.
Thu, 11 Nov, 2010
BELORD, having only a second outing for John Joe Walsh, was much too good for the opposition in the Winter Wonderland Maiden Hurdle at Limerick yesterday.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2010
STREETS OF GOLD, trained by Christy Roche for J P McManus, dug deep to land the paddypower.com Grand National at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 01 Nov, 2010
IRISH racing, which has been dragged through the mud since the Saturday of Listowel, reached a new low at Clonmel yesterday.
Mon, 27 Sep, 2010
Glenstal Abbey maintained his unbeaten record over fences with a ready victory in the John F. McGuire Novice Chase at Listowel.
Mon, 13 Sep, 2010
THE report of the Limerick Local Government Committee was one of the most radical ever drawn up to overhaul dysfunctional local government in this country.
Mon, 06 Sep, 2010
IT’S long way from Donegal to Waterford, but the trip paid off for rookie trainer, Emmet Butterly, when Cybersnow landed the Irish Racegoers’ Club Handicap Hurdle with plenty to spare at Tramore last night.
Fri, 13 Aug, 2010
Rising star Joseph O'Brien bagged another big Galway winner as he finished with a wet sail on the Charlie Swan-trained Rajik to land the feature Guinness Handicap on the fifth day of the festival meeting.
Fri, 30 Jul, 2010
THE Tom Mullins trained King’s Vintage ran away with the Corcorans’ Furniture and Carpets Handicap at Killarney last night.
Wed, 14 Jul, 2010
IT’S A puzzle, a real puzzle! At Fairyhouse last month, Chris Hayes was suspended for two days, having been found guilty of careless riding, after he had won on a horse called Laldie.
Sat, 10 Jul, 2010
FORMER Kildare senior footballer, Willie McCreery, is rapidly making a name for himself as a trainer.
Fri, 11 Jun, 2010
PAUL CARBERRY ended a lean spell, stretching back to a double at Gowran Park on March 20, when registering a double on Cottage Oak and What’s Up Gorden at Punchestown last night.
Thu, 27 May, 2010
CHARLES BYRNES struck again when Cyborg landed a substantial morning gamble in the opening Western People Maiden Hurdle at Ballinrobe yesterday.
Wed, 05 May, 2010
NAAS Racecourse & Horse Racing Ireland will stage a novel event during the annual paddypower.com Cheltenham Trial day this Sunday.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2010
John Cullen steps in for the injured Andrew McNamara as Preists Leap bids to land the Tendrleen Thyestes Handicap Chase for the third year running at Gowran Park tomorrow.
Wed, 20 Jan, 2010
AVAILING of a window in his thirty-day ban, Paul Carberry guided Oscar Looby to victory in the Grade 2 Woodlands Park 100 Club Novice Chase at Naas yesterday.
Wed, 20 Jan, 2010
BILL HARNEY, currently hospitalised, had a welcome boost when Prairie Call landed the Cashel Mares Maiden Hurdle at Thurles yesterday.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2010
IN COMPLIANCE, having his first run since December of 2007, made a stunning return in the Thurles Chase at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 06 Nov, 2009