Assistant trainer Sara Bradstock has dropped a major hint that Coneygree’s next assignment will be the William Hill King George VI Chase on December 26.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015
Noel Meade is set to rely upon likely outsider Texas Jack in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase on Sunday after the trainer confirmed Road To Riches and Apache Stronghold will miss the Grade One.
The Tullow Tank and Last Instalment impressed trainer Philip Fenton in a workout yesterday ahead of Sunday’s top-class fixture at Leopardstown.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
Officials at Leopardstown will monitor weather conditions heading into the second day of the Christmas meeting with high winds and heavy rain forecast.
Thu, 26 Dec, 2013
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Bobs Worth will confirm a first start in Ireland in the Lexus Chase provided he pleases in a final exercise at the end of this week.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
Rubi Ball, the winner of 16 races in his native France, made a less than auspicious start in this country when going under by a head to Foildubh in the Rock Of Cashel Hurdle at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2013
Kauto Star’s owner Clive Smith believes the fact his incredible horse is even running in the Betfred Gold Cup at Cheltenham is a bonus.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2012
Quito De La Roque and Rubi Light are the star names among 13 possible runners for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2011
DENMAN was reported to be in mint condition yesterday following his heroics in the Hennessy Gold Cup.
Mon, 29 Nov, 2010
Sam Thomas stepped off the substitutes’ bench to score aboard Alex Ferguson’s What A Friend in the rescheduled Lexus Chase at Leopardstown yesterday.
Wed, 30 Dec, 2009
Tomorrow’s third day of the Leopardstown Christmas Festival is subject to a 7.30am inspection due to the threat of frost.
Sun, 27 Dec, 2009
Exotic Dancer claimed a first Grade One victory as he came home clear in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown.
Sun, 28 Dec, 2008
Voy Por Ustedes is reported to be in tip-top condition ahead of the Stan James King George VI Chase at Kempton on St Stephen's Day.
Sun, 21 Dec, 2008
Kauto Star will bid to regain his Cheltenham Gold Cup crown back from stablemate Denman as a fresh horse with trainer Paul Nicholls planning to send him straight to the Festival after a run over Christmas.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2008
Ruby Walsh has confirmed he will ride Kauto Star in next month’s totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2008
Ferdy Murphy is looking forward to pitching L’Antartique into Grade One company in the Lexus Chase on December 28.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2007
PAUL Nicholls has confirmed Denman to be in tip-top shape, despite a wobble in the ante-post markets for the Lexus Chase.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2007
Paul Nicholls has confirmed Denman to be in tip-top shape, despite a wobble in the ante-post markets for the Lexus Chase.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2007
Sunday’s impressive Punchestown winner The Listener has returned to his stable in Dorset, England, in much the same shape as when he left.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2007
Davy Russell is delighted to have picked up the ride on Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup second-favourite Abragante.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2007
L’Antartique stormed up the famous Cheltenham hill to repeat his Festival success in a Paddy Power Gold Cup heavily tinged with sadness.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2007
IF some of us are to learn one lesson from the four-day Leopardstown extravaganza it is that we must never, ever, underestimate Brave Inca again.
Thu, 04 Jan, 2007
Jim Culloty returns from a seven-week lay-off through injury with a ride at Exeter on Henrietta Knight-trained King Killone.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2004
Jim Lewis, owner of Best Mate, confirmed at a lunch at Leopardstown racecourse yesterday that his dual Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup winner would return to Ireland next Christmas.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2004
Leopardstown racecourse today announced a new sponsorship agreement with Lexus Ireland which means the premium car marque will back the prestigious contest previously known as the Ericsson Chase.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2004
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