Person: Terence O’Brien
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Tue, 17 May, 2016
Fri, 06 May, 2016
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Donnchadh Doyle appears to have a plethora of talent at his disposal this season and the north Co Wexford-based handler sent out two winners at yesterday’s West Waterford Foxhounds point-to-point fixture at Lismore.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
The Paul Kiely-trained Inchiquin High is developing into a competent point-to-point performer and the seven-year-old supplemented last month’s Killeagh success by landing a cracking mares’ winners of two at yesterday’s well-attended Knockanard fixture, run under the auspices of the Avondhu Foxhounds.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
All roads led to Conna yesterday for the annual Tallow point-to-point meeting and Mulcahys Hill lit up the meeting by posting a scintillating frontrunning performance for the in-form Martin Hassett stable to claim victory in the four-year-old maiden.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015
The Bibby Financial Services Ireland Gold Cup yesterday developed into the closely contested race the market suggested and, from the feature, the Gordon Elliott-trained Don Cossack emerged a genuine contender for next season’s Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
On an evening when Mikey Fogarty was concussed and sustained an injury to his right knee in a fall before being removed to nearby South Tipperary General Hospital, the Tom Taaffe-trained Gold Bullet landed the featured Suir Valley Chase in Clonmel.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
Derry were denied a first NFL win of the season by Tyrone’s late surge at Healy Park.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
Tommy Walsh will make his first start for Kerry since the 2009 All-Ireland SFC final when he lines out at midfield against Derry at Celtic Park on Sunday (2pm).
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Viaduct Joey, the oldest horse in the race, can land the Dundalk Stadium Maiden on the all weather tonight.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2015
The Liam Burke-trained newcomer Nambour lit up yesterday’s well attended but bitterly cold Kanturk-Duhallow point-to-point meeting at Dromahane by destroying the opposition in the second division of the four-year-old geldings’ maiden.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2014
It may well happen that we will hearing a lot more about Boris De Blae and Rabunda, a pair of newcomers, that finished first and second in that order in the four-year-old maiden at yesterday’s Duhallow Foxhounds point-to-point.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2014
Mikael d’Haguenet has to be regarded as the most interesting horse on view at Thurles this afternoon.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2014
Robert Tyner and Philip Enright combined for a spectacular 404-1 treble at Clonmel yesterday, the first time the pair have enjoyed three winners on the one-day.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
Trainer Michael Halford started the New Year at Dundalk in superb form last night, completing a 105/1 treble with Settle For Red, Victors Beach and Senyuman, ridden by apprentices Conor Hoban and Shane Kelly respectively, deputising for suspended stable-jockey Shane Foley.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2014
Off the track since April, Boston Bob returned in triumph to justify 8/11 favouritism in the Follow Punchestown On Facebook Hurdle at Punchestown, sparking a New Year’s Eve double for Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2014
The Tim Townend-owned/trained Dr Patmassini lit up yesterday’s 10th annual Clonmult/Dungourney point-to-point meeting at Avaune by readily putting his rivals to the sword in the winners of two.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
It’s a fair way from Carrigtwohill, Co Cork to Dundalk, but Timjoe can justify another trip up the motorway by landing the concluding Fund Raising Made Easy At |Dundalk Handicap on the all-weather tonight.
Wed, 27 Nov, 2013
Don Cossack staked an early claim for the RSA Chase at Cheltenham by making a pleasing start to his career over fences at Galway yesterday.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
The Paul Townend-ridden Pires gained a last-gasp victory in the featured Water Towers Chase in Ballinrobe, continuing the superb form of trainer Tony Martin.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013
On a night when the legendary Lester Piggott cut the ribbon to officially open the new entrance building at Tipperary racecourse, it was Robert Tyner’s Young Finnegan who stole the show in the Healy Partners’ Architects Maiden Hurdle.
Fri, 17 May, 2013
It may have well happened that those in attendance at yesterday’s Muskerry Foxhounds point-to-point meeting at Birch Hill witnessed the successful debut of a potential top-notch performer for Eugene O’Sullivan’s Shanahan’s Turn left many racegoers searching for previously unused superlatives following his stunning victory in the first division of the five-year-old geldings’ maiden.
Tue, 07 May, 2013
Mikey Fogarty took the riding honours on ‘Amateur’ day in Cork yesterday, completing a double on De Benno and Don’t Back Down, but also picked -up a four-day whip ban.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2013
Adrian Maguire seems to have a rich source of talent at his disposal this season and, following Up The Ante’s facile debut success at the Kildorrery point-to-point on Saturday, the Laharn Cross-based operator sent out Sego Success to oblige in ridiculously-easy fashion at yesterday’s Carbery Hunt meeting at Kilpatrick outside Bandon.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013
Mouse Morris’ Rathlin sprang a 16-1 shock when turning over hot-pot Unika La Reconce in the Munster Hurdle at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013
Conor Counihan is Cheltenham-bound with a Terence O’Brien-trained horse he part owns.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
The Listed four-runner Horse And Jockey Hotel Hurdle at Thurles yesterday developed into a real battle of tactics and it was Davy Russell on Willie Mullins’ Midnight Game who got it spot-on.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2012
Willie Mullins looks to have acquired another talented French import for owners Rich and Susannah Ricci in Unika La Reconce after she made an impressive Irish debut at Thurles.
Sun, 23 Dec, 2012
If there’s anywhere that understands the pain of Newtown, it’s Dunblane, the town whose grief became a catalyst for changes to Britain’s gun laws.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
Trainer Robbie Hennessy admitted “breathing a sigh of relief” after his father’s Mossley, ridden by Barry Geraghty, proved best in the Premier County Hurdle, holding the late challenge of Marlay Park by three-quarters of a length.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2012
Galway Plate hero Bob Lingo took full advantage of a massively favourable mark over flights when taking the McSweeney Arms Hotel Handicap Hurdle at Killarney last night.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
Monaghan turned on the style in the second half to book their place in the Ulster MFC semi-finals.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
Off the track since finishing unplaced in the Munster National last October, Casey Top captured the featured McSweeney Arms Hotel Handicap Chase in Killarney yesterday.
Tue, 15 May, 2012
Larry Murphy continued to gain admirers and the 21-year-old Knockanard amateur partnered his second career two-timer at yesterday’s well-attended Bartlemy point-to-point fixture at Hightown.
Mon, 14 May, 2012
The annual Inch point-to-point took place at its traditional Ballyanthony venue yesterday and, on a wind-swept afternoon that witnessed nine races, the Colin Bowe-trained Clondaw Knight (4/6) impressed by winning the first division of the four-year-old geldings’ maiden.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
NOTHING quite beats winning at home and Richard Hennessy did precisely that when recording his initial career two-timer at yesterday’s Killeagh Harriers point-to-point meeting for the fixture was staged on his father Joe’s farm at Knockane outside Killeagh.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
HAVING missed the ‘cut’ for the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown, the Ted Walsh-trained Seabass gained a degree of compensation when making virtually all the running to land the Tim Duggan Memorial Handicap Chase at Limerick yesterday.
Wed, 28 Dec, 2011