Person: Emmet McNamara
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The progressive Algonquin completed a four-timer with a typically gamebattling display in the listed Vincent O’Brien Ruby Stakes last night at Killarney last night.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
Now Or Never had young trainer Michael O’Callaghan dreaming big after she ran out a most impressive winner of the Topaz Fillies’ Maiden, last night at Galway.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
Trainer Michael O’Callaghan landed the opening two-year-old maiden in Dundalk last night, not with 13/8 favourite Knoxville Bullet but with the gambled-on debutant Aggression.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
"He’s a little dinger", quipped Katie Walsh, after she had guided well backed Alton Bay to land the BBQ Evening Maiden at Tramore last night.
Fri, 15 Aug, 2014
Paul Carberry was seen at his patient and masterful best on board Xsquared in the featured Fast Shipping Bellewstown Handicap Hurdle last night.
Sat, 05 Jul, 2014
The Michael Halford-trained Zarib emerged as the best prospect on show in Dundalk last night, the Declan McDonogh-ridden colt proving an emphatic winner of the Irish Stallion Farms Median Auction 2-Y-0 Maiden over a mile.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2013
Seamus Heffernan took the riding honours on the second day of the Tramore Festival, completing a double on Moveable Asset and Dimaond Pro, both of his winners prevailing by the narrowest margin, a nose, in ultra-tight photo finishes.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013
Former British champion Ryan Moore’s trip to the Curragh proved worthwhile yesterday when Dank, trained by Michael Stoute, proved an emphatic winner of the Group 2 Kilboy Estates Stakes.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2013
The Kevin Prendergast-trained Daymooma opened her account in the Irish Stallion Farms Fillies Maiden before a huge crowd in Ballinrobe last night.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013
The Tony Martin-trained Green Dragon was the medium of a minor touch in the TipperaryRaces.ie Maiden Hurdle at Tipperary last night.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2013
It was business as usual for Ruby Walsh in Ballinrobe last night as he triumphed on his only ride, Call Me Bubbles, for Willie Mullins, in the Tipperary Water Hurdle.
Tue, 28 May, 2013
The Ger Lyons-trained Keeping looked a decent prospect when foiling favourite Bint Nayef in the Irish Stallion Farms Fillies Maiden in Dundalk last night.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2013
In Dubai where he saddled Lily’s Angel’s to triumph on the opening day of the 2013 Carnival in Meydan on Thursday, Ger Lyons missed seeing Machete Mark open his account — at the third attempt — in the Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay Maiden in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2013
The David Wachman trained Aloof, whose two previous career successes were achieved on Dundalk’s polytrack surface, proved a shock 12/1 winner of the Denny Cordell-Lavarack & Lanwades Stud Fillies Stakes in Gowran Park yesterday.
Mon, 24 Sep, 2012
It was an evening to remember for former champion apprentice Emmet McNamara and champion-elect Ronan Whelan in Down Royal yesterday, where a double for Shane Foley brought his seasonal tally to 50.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2012
Aidan O’Brien introduced a potentially smart recruit in Sir Walter Scott to land the www.sesif.org 2-Y-0 Race in Dundalk yesterday, the Galileo colt getting the better of the Ger Lyons-trained previous winners Seeking Luck and Washboard Sam after a protracted three-way battle.
Mon, 03 Sep, 2012
First Cornerstone handsomely repaid the supplementary entry fee of €9,500 stumped up on Tuesday when winning the Group 2 Galileo Futurity Stakes for in-form trainer Andy Oliver and new owners Team Valor at the Curragh yesterday.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2012
Unplaced in both the Irish and English Oaks and taking a significant drop in class, the Aidan O’Brien-trained Twirl made all to land the listed Hurry Harriet Stakes in Gowran Park yesterday, beating stable-companion Soon by a length and a half.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
Battle Of Marengo is available at around 25-1 for next year’s Investec Derby following his facile victory at Gowran Park.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2012
Muck ‘N’ Brass completed doubles for Eddie Lynam and Wayne Lordan when landing yesterday’s finale at Dundalk, the featured Irish Stallion Farms August Handicap, in dramatic style.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
Duntle, winner of the Sandringham Stakes at Royal Ascot in June, earned a valuable Group 3 bracket when getting the better of in-foal Ballybacka Lady and Requisition in the featured Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown last night, where the ground turned soft after rain before and during racing.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2012
On a night when apprentice Conor Hoban took the riding honours with a double, the Jim Bolger-trained three-year-old Livia Galilei landed the Connacht Oaks in Sligo last night.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
Michael Hourigan’s Run With The Wind proved far too good for a bitterly disappointing Thomas Edison in the Dawn Omega Milk Novice Hurdle at a packed Killarney yesterday.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
Champion trainer Willie Mullins has his string in superb midsummer form and recorded his second double in 24 hours in Roscommon when Letherbelucky and Connaught Manor triumphed last night.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2012
A major market drifter, Discoteca defied the odds when completing a hurdling hat-trick for Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown House Stud in the jogforjockeys.ie Hurdle in Bellewstown yesterday.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2012
Champion National Hunt trainer Willie Mullins enjoyed a rare two-year-old winner as Blue Bullet made a successful debut in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Maiden at Cork.
Sun, 17 Jun, 2012
Ger Lyons’ Fluidity has to be the choice to defy top weight in the Special Rates For Groups Handicap at Fairyhouse tonight.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2012
Dawn Approach will head to Royal Ascot in two weeks, for either the Coventry Stakes or Chesham Stakes, with an untarnished record, following his 4/9 success in the listed Alfred Nobel Rochestown Stakes at Naas yesterday.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2012
Local riders Davy Condon and Paul Townend shared the honours with doubles in Tramore last night.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2012
DOUBLES for champion jockey Johnny Murtagh and Niall McCullagh, along with trainer Eddie Lynam, proved the highlights of Dundalk’s first meeting of 2012 last night.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2012
BLUE MOON provided trainer Kevin Ryan with his sixth success at Dundalk when leading home a British-trained one-two in the featured Irish Stallion Farms Fillies Handicap in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2011
HENRY DE BROMHEAD’S Royal Choice has a leading chance in the Tipperary Home Of Hurling Hurdle at Clonmel tonight.
Thu, 01 Sep, 2011
THE Austin Leahy trained Rheinland redeemed the promise of her Killarney second with a decent effort to land the Greenmount Conference Centre Mares’ Maiden Hurdle at Limerick last night.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2011
KEN CONDON moved his total for the week at the track to three when Peaks Of Fire took the Dawn Omega Milk Maiden at the final stage of Killarney yesterday.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2011
JIM BOLGER has a useful team of juveniles this season and he introduced another smart one in the shape of Somasach to land the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Fillies Maiden at Tipperary last night.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2011
AN infrequent visitor to Ballinrobe in recent years, Johnny Murtagh notched his first win at the picturesque County Mayo track since 2001 when the Aga Khan-owned Adiynara landed the Irish Stallion Farms Median Auction Maiden last night.
Tue, 31 May, 2011
IN-FORM Ger Lyons dominated last night’s flat action in Wexford, completing a superb treble with Music Pearl, Solent Ridge and Sixty Eight Guns, the first and last leg providing former champion Johnny Murtagh with a double.
Sat, 21 May, 2011
THE very promising Mossey Joe strolled to victory in the O’Keeffe, O’Shea, O’Connor Solicitors’ Novice Chase at Killarney last night.
Wed, 18 May, 2011
WESTMEATH-BASED trainer Mark Fagan recorded his biggest success on the flat at Gowran Park yesterday, when Duchess Of Foxland ran out an impressive winner of Hurry Harriet Stakes.
Thu, 12 Aug, 2010
FAMOUS Name powered to victory over Steinbeck in the Group 3 Jockey Club Of Turkey Meld Stakes at Leopardstown last night, the ninth career win for Khalid Abdullah’s classy five-year-old.
Fri, 23 Jul, 2010
KILLARNEY has long been lucky for Austin Leahy and the Limerick handler struck again at the track last night when Kims Dream landed a little gamble in the Killarney Oils Ltd Handicap.
Thu, 15 Jul, 2010
THE Ger Lyons-trained Solent Ridge proved the star of last night’s action in Sligo, defying the welter burden of 10-5 when bolting up in the Racecourse Signage Handicap over six and a half furlongs.
Wed, 30 Jun, 2010