Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Don Cossack’s racing career could be in jeopardy after he suffered a tendon injury which rules him out of the Punchestown Festival.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Michael O’Leary was flying higher than Ryanair’s fleet of Boeing 737-800s yesterday after his Gigginstown Stud operation claimed four winners on a crazy and at times controversial closing day of the Cheltenham Festival.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014
Whoever had the foresight to name Rule The World must, at least secretly, be congratulating themselves.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2013
Call The Police justified short-priced favouritism in the featured Grade 3 Beamish Stout Phil Sweeney Memorial Chase at Thurles yesterday, but not before giving punters a fright.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2013
CONDITIONS were horrendous for last evening’s truncated card at Punchestown, but the show went ahead with the Irish Daily Mirror War Of Attrition Novice Hurdle completely dominated by Willie Mullins.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2012
Ireland’s champion trainer Willie Mullins has never won the Gold Cup, and this time relies upon Quel Esprit, a good winner of the Irish Hennessy on his last start.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2012
THE Punchestown executive must be smacking their collective lips in expectation of a massive spin-off from Cheltenham for their forthcoming festival.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2011
IN an interview in the Irish Examiner on Monday, Davy Russell said he wasn’t jumping up and down about anything for the week, but had a fighting chance of a winner.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2011
First Lieutenant pulled victory from out of the fire with a narrow verdict over Rock On Ruby in the Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
WHEN Kauto Star landed the Gold Cup two years ago he created history.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2011
WHERE to start? Yesterday’s Guinness Gold Cup at Punchestown certainly threw up more than it’s share of talking points.
Thu, 22 Apr, 2010
TOP-CLASS novice Dunguib is set to take his chance in the Rabobank Champion Hurdle at Punchestown on Friday.
Mon, 19 Apr, 2010
MOUSE Morris is favouring a tilt at next Wednesday’s Punchestown Guinness Gold Cup for War Of Attrition as his stable star prepares for his final racecourse appearance.
Thu, 15 Apr, 2010
Mouse Morris is favouring a tilt at next Wednesday’s Punchestown Guinness Gold Cup for War Of Attrition as his stable star prepares for his final racecourse appearance.
Wed, 14 Apr, 2010
War Of Attrition is set to sign off his career at next month's Punchestown Festival after showing up well for a long way in last week's World Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Wed, 24 Mar, 2010
RIGHTLY or wrongly, National Hunt jockeys these days are rated by the number of winners they ride at the Cheltenham Festival.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2010
War Of Attrition continued his resurgence as he put up a fantastic front-running performance in the Ladbrokes.com Boyne Hurdle at Navan.
Sun, 14 Feb, 2010
Last year’s winner Big Buck’s features among 35 entries for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in March.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2010
The Listener provided Nick Mitchell with the biggest win of his training career to date with an all-the-way win in the JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2009
CHINA Rock should make a successful chasing debut in the Gowran Park Racing Club 2010 Beginners Chase at Gowran Park today.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2009
MOUSE Morris’ 2006 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero War Of Attrition is being readied for another National Hunt campaign.
Fri, 25 Sep, 2009
TONY McCoy has been confirmed as the rider of the Butler’s Cabin in Saturday’s John Smith’s Grand National at Aintree.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2009
War Of Attrition has been ruled out of Friday’s totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup by trainer Mouse Morris.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2009
Mouse Morris has decided against letting War Of Attrition travel to Kempton for the King George VI Chase and he will instead line up in Sunday’s Lexus Chase at Leopardstown.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2008
Connections of Exotic Dancer are mulling over whether to contest the Lexus Chase or the Stan James King George VI Chase over Christmas.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2008
Former Cheltenham Gold Cup hero War of Attrition could finish only third in the re-scheduled John Durkan Chase at Punchestown this afternoon.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2008
Former Cheltenham Gold Cup hero War Of Attrition could only finish third as Noland ran out a game winner of the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase.
NOLAND gets the nap to beat War Of Attrition in the re-scheduled John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown this afternoon.
TOM MULLINS’ Made In Taipan can make it two from two over fences in the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Novice Chase at Navan this afternoon, should the meeting survive a 7.30am inspection.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2008
Davy Russell believes there is no pressure on him as he bids to extend his 100% record to three on War Of Attrition in the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown on Sunday.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2008
War Of Attrition is set to run next in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase on December 7 after being taken out of Haydock’s Betfair Chase at the five-day stage.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2008
War Of Attrition made it two from two since returning from injury with an authoritative display in the Thurles Chase under Davy Russell.
Thu, 06 Nov, 2008
PENCIL in Sunday, November 30, as a particular date for your diary.
War Of Attrition ran out an easy winner over Kicking King as the former Cheltenham Gold Cup winners did battle in the Star "Best For Racing Coverage" Chase at Punchestow
Thu, 16 Oct, 2008
CONOR O’DWYER, on the eve of his 41st birthday, believes if he is to ride a winner at Cheltenham next week it will be Hardy Eustace in the Champion Hurdle.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2007
Tom Taaffe believes Cane Brake is capable of taking a hand at the finish of the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Sun, 04 Mar, 2007
IN Compliance looks almost certain to miss the totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup as trainer Michael O’Brien is unhappy with the horse’s condition.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2007
NOEL MEADE is “pretty certain” the Ballymore Properties Novices’ Hurdle will be Aran Concerto’s target at next month’s Cheltenham Festival.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2007
MICHAEL HOURIGAN hopes Hi Cloy can make up for a disappointing performance in last year’s MacLochlainn Road Markings Ltd. Kinloch Brae Chase when he lines-up for the Grade Two contest at Thurles tomorrow.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2007
Cheltenham Gold Cup third Forget The Past is on the road to recovery after suffering from a back problem.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2007
War Of Attrition and Beef Or Salmon will lock horns once again in the Grade One Lexus Chase at Leopardstown tomorrow.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2006
Beef Or Salmon warms up for a tilt at a fourth Lexus Chase crown with a run in the Irish Racing Yearbook Hurdle at Fairyhouse tomorrow.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2006
TERRY WARNER has revealed his crack four-year-old Detroit City is likely to have just one more run before his bid to justify favouritism in the Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in March.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2006
NICKNAME is set to clash with Cheltenham Gold Cup winner War Of Attrition in Sunday’s John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2006
Nickname is set to clash with Cheltenham Gold Cup winner War Of Attrition in Sunday’s John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2006
Totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup winner War Of Attrition is on course to make his third start of the campaign in the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown next Sunday.
Sat, 02 Dec, 2006
Kill Devil Hill could represent Irish handler Paul Nolan in the £150,000 Boylesports.com Gold Cup at Cheltenham next month.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2006
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