Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
Following Saturday’s victory with Coney Island, trainer Eddie Harty made it three wins from as many runners at Leopardstown’s Christmas meeting when Minella Foru took the valuable Paddy Power Chase and Copy That landed a touch in the two-mile handicap hurdle on day two of the four-day festival,
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Oighear Dubh can land the nap in the John Lynch Memorial Maiden Hurdle at Listowel this afternoon.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
Willie Mullins hailed Hurricane Fly a “legend of a horse” after announcing the retirement of one of the greatest hurdlers of all time.
Tue, 01 Sep, 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
In the end it was all very logical.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Aidan O’Brien is chasing a fourth consecutive Epsom Derby success and, while he may not have a stand-out performer in this afternoon’s feature, the Ballydoyle trainer may be able to extend his record with the strong-staying Hans Holbein.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
Hans Holbein leapt into the picture for the Investec Derby when giving trainer Aidan O’Brien a welcome turn of fortunes with an all-the-way success in the MBNA Chester Vase on the Roodee yesterday.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
The David Wachman-trained Wooden Heart looked a potentially smart filly when making a successful debut in the Irish Stallion Farms Fillies Maiden in Clonmel last night.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
Hans Holbein bids to give Aidan O’Brien a third successive triumph in the MBNA Chester Vase and his sixth in all when facing five rivals on the Roodee tomorrow.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
King Of Aragon and Washington DC might double-up for Aidan and Joseph O’Brien in this evening’s mixed card in Tipperary.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Qipco 2000 Guineas favourite Gleneagles will strut his stuff at the Curragh on Sunday after Aidan O’Brien confirmed the exciting colt will be part of the Ballydoyle contingent working after racing.
Thu, 26 Mar, 2015
Ascot Gold Cup winner Leading Light may have run his last race after picking up a nasty injury at Ascot on Saturday.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
Ol’ Man River enhanced his Classic prospects with an authoritative victory in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
Aidan O’Brien will make a late decision on where Ol’ Man River runs this weekend with the highly-regarded juvenile one of 16 possibles in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
Aidan O’Brien throws no less than five darts at the featured Listed Ardilaun Hotel Oyster Stakes at Galway this evening, but they may all miss, with the vote awarded to Dermot Weld’s Ebeyina.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
Andrea Atzeni showed why he has been signed up by Qatar Racing with a good ride to get Cappella Sansevero home in the Nestle Supporting Irish Autism Action Round Tower Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Brendan Brackan is the nap choice in the Group 3 Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown tonight.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
Aidan O’Brien’s Royal Ascot heroine Bracelet fought off stable companion Tapestry and British raider Volume to clinch Classic glory in a thrilling renewal of the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh on Saturday night.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2014
Bracelet gave trainer Aidan O’Brien a fourth victory in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh with a determined effort in the hands of Colm O’Donoghue.
Sat, 19 Jul, 2014
Tigris River is fancied to make light of an absence of 108 days and land the John Buckley Auctioneers’ Maiden at Killarney tonight.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
Although the Aidan O’Brien stable is yet to get on the scoreboard at this week’s Royal Ascot meeting, Magician, Verrazano and Giovanni Boldini, amongst others, have provided enough evidence to suggest Ballydoyle’s raiding party is in pretty good shape.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
Aidan O’Brien is back on the Gold Cup trail at Ascot with Leading Light and it is going to be fascinating to see how this pans out next month.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
Dermot Weld’s Vintage Nouveau, fourth on her debut at Dundalk, cruised to victory in the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Fillies Maiden at Clonmel last night.
Fri, 09 May, 2014
If watching the Aidan O’Brien horses gallop after racing at the Curragh on Sunday, and took what was on offer at face value, then there is no way you would want to be with Australia this season.
Sat, 29 Mar, 2014
Jockey Johnny Murtagh hailed St Nicholas Abbey as “potentially one of the best I’ve ever ridden” after the multiple Group One winner died on Tuesday.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2014
Tony McCoy was at his brilliant best as the Aidan O'Brien-trained Plinth claimed a last-gasp victory in the Paddy Power iPad App 3-Y-O Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2013
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
The Tony Martin-trained Quick Jack should prove tough to beat in today's finale in Navan, the Tote Mobile Betting Handicap.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
A developer who was recently found not guilty of making corrupt payments to a Waterford councillor has hit the jackpot at the Goffs bloodstock sales.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2013
Ante-post betting has never held any great attraction for this observer, but have to say the 25-1 on offer with some of the firms about Leading Light for next weekend’s Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp was crying out to be taken.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2013
St Nicholas Abbey is recuperating in intensive care after undergoing complex surgery on a career-ending injury to a pastern.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2013
St Nicholas Abbey will undergo surgery on a fractured pastern this morning.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013
Jockey Joseph O’Brien is praying the rain stays away from Ascot to allow St Nicholas Abbey show his true brilliance in Saturday’s King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
Benash, the oldest horse in the field at nine, can land the nap in the €540 Average Tote Placepot Dividend Maiden at Ballinrobe tonight.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2013
Trainer Ralph Beckett is confident Epsom heroine Talent is in the best possible shape as she aims to complete the English-Irish Oaks double at the Curragh this evening.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
Making her Irish debut for Aidan O’Brien, three-time Grade 1 winner Sea Siren landed the featured Belgrave Stakes in Fairyhouse yesterday.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2013
Three-time Coronation Cup hero St Nicholas Abbey will bypass Royal Ascot and instead be targeted at the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at the same track in July.
Sat, 08 Jun, 2013
Stubbs is the nap choice to land the Listed Alfred Nobel Rochestown Stakes at Naas this afternoon.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2013
Narrowly beaten by Sky Lantern in the English equivalent, 2/1 favourite Just The Judge gained ample compensation when landing the Etihad Airways Irish 1,000 Guinea at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 27 May, 2013
Fri, 24 May, 2013
A decision on Sizing Europe’s target at Cheltenham is set to be left until the last moment.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
Aidan O’Brien has reported Camelot to be fully recovered from his colic scare, declaring that the triple Classic winner has developed physically during the off-season and will campaign primarily from eight to ten furlongs in 2013.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2012