Person: Declan McDonogh
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Seriously Ryan, what the hell were you at?
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Robbie McNamara has enjoyed plenty of success at the Galway Festival, but yesterday was a red-letter day for the Newbridge, Co Kildare-based trainer as Cascavelle gave him a first winner on the Flat and first at this meeting in his guise as a trainer.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Douglas Macarthur disappointed as Landfall won the Willis Towers Watson Champions Juvenile Stakes at Leopardstown.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
Two-year-olds Mack Attack and Sweet Sounds might be capable of giving Ger Lyons and Colin Keane an early double on tonight’s flat card in Roscommon.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
Oft has champion jockey Pat Smullen received the plaudits for his brilliance in the saddle, but his feat in getting Xsquared around Killarney and home in front in a two-mile-one handicap with a slipped saddle for more than a circuit must rank high amongst the Offaly rider’s most-extraordinary achievements.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed and several representatives of the Cork Flat Breeders were present for a high-class programme at Mallow racecourse yesterday afternoon, where the featured Munster Oaks went to the Aidan O’Brien-trained Pretty Perfect.
Mon, 13 Jun, 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
Found, winner of the Breeders Cup Turf last autumn, recorded her first win of the new season when quickening up well to beat Success Days and favourite Fascinating Rock in the Group 3 Camelot Mooresbridge Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
The Grade 2 Istabraq Hurdle was the feature event on yesterday’s high-class mixed programme at Tipperary, and Plinth, carrying the colours of the eponymous three-time Champion Hurdler, and also trained by Aidan O’Brien, caused a minor upset when landing the spoils.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
The Game Changer, trained for Gigginstown House Stud by Gordon Elliott, registered his fourth success over fences when getting the better of favourite Sizing Platinum in the Grade 3 Kilbegnet Novice Chase, the highlight of Roscommon’s final meeting of 2015.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
Robbie Downey, chasing 2013 champion Connor King in the race for the apprentice title, rode out his 5lb. claim when partnering Go Kart to a convincing win in the Irish Stallion Farms 2-Y-0 Maiden at Down Royal yesterday.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
Course specialist Togoville, ridden by apprentice Sean Corby, proved his liking for Dundalk’s polytrack when landing the five-furlong irishinjuredjockeys.com Handicap at the County Louth venue yesterday.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
In My Pocket can take the closing race for the in-form stable of John Oxx. The three-year-old colt made his debut at Navan back in April, and stayed on well to beat Cenotaph by more than two lengths. He wasn’t seen again until last month at Cork, where he reappeared to contest a listed race.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
Herald The Dawn, impressive when winning his maiden at Naas earlier this month, produced a sustained and very game effort to overcome soft ground and exciting filly Now Or Never in the Group 2 Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes yesterday afternoon at the Curragh.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Rupert Lamb put previous frustrating runs over hurdles behind him with a very smart display in the featured Download The Free Racing Post Mobile App Handicap Hurdle last night at Killarney last night.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
The progressive Algonquin completed a four-timer with a typically gamebattling display in the listed Vincent O’Brien Ruby Stakes last night at Killarney last night.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
The Ger Lyons-trained three-year-old Intisari bolted-up in the €50,000 Red God Handicap in Dundalk yesterday, slamming Ballydoyle hope Royal Navy Ship by four lengths to give Conor Hoban the second leg of a double, on his first ride for the County Meath trainer.
Mon, 17 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 Colin Bowe-trained Shantou Flyer denied Willie Mullins a four-timer of opening-race successes when landing some nice wagers in the opening Guinness Dublin Porter Beginners’ Chase at Galway yesterday.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
A little ‘Kerry drizzle’ accommodated a presidential opening to proceedings on day two at Killarney, as Aimhirgin Lass excelled in the prevailing conditions to earn her maiden victory.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning followed-up Wednesday’s treble in Naas with a double in Leopardstown last night, highlighted by the impressive victory of Sanus Per Aquam in the Racecourse Of The Year 2-Y-0 Race.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
Successful off 75 in a handicap on this card last year (middle leg of a five-time in handicaps) and now rated 108, the Andy Oliver-trained Panama Hat landed the listed Lenabane Stakes in Roscommon last night under an inspired ride by Chris Hayes.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
Ger Lyons is looking to the future with Ainippe after she relished the step up to seven furlongs to win the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Brownstown Stakes at Fairyhouse yesterday.
Mon, 06 Jul, 2015
Gordon Elliott enjoyed the most successful day of his training career when he saddled a short-priced treble in Bellewstown last night to add to his spectacular four-timer in Perth in the afternoon.
Fri, 03 Jul, 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
Colm O’Donoghue, who hopes to team-up with his Investec Oaks winning mount Qualify in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, struck again when partnering Outstanding to win the listed Oaks Trial in Naas last night.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Curragh trainer Darren Bunyan is enjoying a fine strike-rate with his small string and introduced a promising filly — Enchanteresse — to land a significant gamble in the median auction maiden in Fairyhouse last night.
Fri, 29 May, 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
Seven-times champion Pat Smullen celebrated his 38th birthday with a first and last race double in Cork last night, highlighted by the impressive victory of Variable in the concluding fillies maiden.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
Speedy juvenile Washington DC and King Of Aragon provided Aidan and Joseph O’Brien with a short-priced double on last night’s mixed card in Tipperary where all seven favourites won.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015
Irish punters, starved of any action since last Sunday, get a minor fix at Dundalk tonight.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014
Ask Dad, whose two previous wins were achieved for Richard Hannon back in 2012, landed a significant morning gamble when bolting up in the six-furlong Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Handicap for trainer Damien English and his father Joe at Dundalk last night.
Thu, 06 Nov, 2014
Smuggler’s Cove was an impressive winner of the listed Star Appeal 2-Y-0 Stakes in Dundalk last night, giving Aidan O’Brien his third successive win in the race.
Sat, 11 Oct, 2014
Off the track since last March, Afonso De Sousa outclassed his six rivals when repeating last year’s win in the Dundalk Stadium — Light Up Your Night Race in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
The listed Ardilaun Hotel Oyster Stakes has been a "lucky" race for John Oxx since its introduction in the 90s, and the Curraghbeg trainer annexed the prize for the 11th time when Tarana, ridden by Declan McDonogh, powered up the Ballybrit hill to land the spoils in Galway last night.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014