Willie Mullins made it a fourth feature race success in five days at the 2018 Galway Festival and the theme of it not being the leading market fancy from the yard continued as Nessun Dorma caused an upset in the Guinness Handicap in the hands of Billy Lee.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2018
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Tony Martin’s ability to effectively target a feature handicap scaled new heights yesterday afternoon as the Meath trainer again landed Ireland’s richest National Hunt race, the Guinness Galway Hurdle, with Quick Jack, and would almost certainly have had three of the first four home had last year’s winner, Thomas Edison, not taken a tumble at the final flight.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
Back at the scene of his memorable Guinness Galway Hurdle success with Rebel Fitz, Mick Winters struck again at Ballybrit yesterday when classy mare Missunited made every yard of the running to justify 8/13 favouritism in the Easyfix Rubber Products Novice Hurdle.
Wed, 12 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
JOSEPH O’Brien, who will partner favourite Await The Dawn in tomorrow’s Juddmonte International in York, partnered 20/1 shot Long Wait to a narrow victory over stable-companion and joint-favourite Second Glance in the Hillstreet Quarries Jog For Jockeys Flat v National Hunt Riders Challenge at rainswept Roscommon last night.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
THE Tony McCoy-ridden Captain Cee Bee bagged the Kevin McManus Bookmakers Grimes Hurdle spoils at Tipperary yesterday, holding the tenderly-handled The Real Article by the minimum margin as both horses proved their well-being ahead of next week’s Galway Festival.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2011
CARRYING the colours of Mrs Anne Coughlan, best known for the exploits of champion filly Ridgewood Pearl back in 1995, the Dermot Weld trained Treasure The Cross made all to land the opening Irish Stallion Farms Fillies Maiden at Wexford last night.
Sat, 24 Jul, 2010