Light Heavy gave Jim Bolger a third Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial success when again displaying commendable tenacity to beat pacemaking Ballydoyle second string Tower Rock by a neck in Leopardstown yesterday.
Mon, 14 May, 2012
I was thrilled with Laughing Lashes’s run when she finished second in the Moyglare Stud Stakes last week. It was a step up to Group 1 class and that was always going to be difficult but she ran her heart out.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2010
Paul Deegan is looking forward to getting Lady Springbank’s season under way in the Leopardstown 1000 Guineas Trial on Sunday.
Fri, 26 Mar, 2010
Reverence (5-1) earned a crack at the Prix de l’Abbaye when showing he was no back number at the age of eight with victory in the Grenzen Flying Five Stakes at the Curragh.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2009
Aidan O’Brien appears to have a strong hand in the Coolmore Fusaichi Pegasus Matron Stakes with four of the 12 acceptors hailing from Ballydoyle.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2008
PLANS for Tuscan Evening are on hold as John Murphy’s filly recovers from a mild bout of colic.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2008
Trainer Jim Bolger insists four-year-old filly Finsceal Beo is “back to her very best” ahead of Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free at Nad Al Sheba.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2008
AN amazing fourth consecutive Group One inside the space of eight weeks went the way of Peeping Fawn as Aidan O’Brien’s iron lady overpowered her rivals in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York yesterday.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2007
Kevin Prendergast has confirmed Irish 1000 Guineas runner-up Dimenticata will run in the Audi Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh on Saturday.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2007
Stan James 1000 Guineas winner Finsceal Beo is set to attempt a Classic double in the Boylesports Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh on May 27.
Mon, 07 May, 2007
Wake Up Maggie will miss the Boylesports Irish 1000 Guineas in likely preference to a Listed prize at Newmarket on Saturday.
Thu, 25 May, 2006
THE principal message to emerge from yesterday’s annual press day at Ballydoyle is that George Washington will win the English 2000 Guineas at Newmarket next month-if he gets the trip.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2006
Saoire could be Epsom-bound for a crack at the Vodafone Oaks next month after her surprise success in the Boylesports Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh on Sunday.
Mon, 23 May, 2005
Saoire, trained by Frances Crowley and ridden by Mick Kinane, won the Boylesports Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh today.
Sun, 22 May, 2005
Michael Hills believes Maids Causeway has improved for her second place in the 1000 Guineas but is not sure whether his mount will be able to reverse placings with Virginia Waters at the Curragh on Sunday.
Fri, 20 May, 2005
Virginia Waters was one of 23 horses to stand their ground today at the final forfeit stage for the Boylesports Irish 1000 Guineas.
Tue, 17 May, 2005
FRANKIE DETTORI admitted to being “gutted” yesterday over the whip ban he picked up at York on Wednesday.
Fri, 14 May, 2004
Yesterday, ridden by Michael Kinane and trained by Aidan O’Brien, won the Entenmann’s Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh today.
Sun, 25 May, 2003
Officials at the Curragh believe the going will be no worse than yielding for the Entenmann’s Irish Guineas meeting this weekend.
Wed, 21 May, 2003