A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Declan McDonogh recorded his second treble in two weeks when scoring on Great Wide Open and Zorba The Greek for Charles O’Brien and Paul Nolan’s Usain in Gowran Park last night.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
On a day when his The Gurkha proved an impressive winner of the French 2,000 Guineas in Deauville, Aidan O’Brien also took the training honours at Navan where long odds-on favourite Bondi Beach produced an unconvincing display to justify 1/9 favouritism in the Group 3 Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Won 10 times by the Irish since the turn of the century, the raiding party is headed by the highly regarded Min.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Roman Impero, middle leg of a treble for trainer Michael Halford, and the Jim Bolger-trained Mandatario booked their tickets to the All-Weather Championships in Lingfield Park on Good Friday when winning their respective Fast Track Qualifiers in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 20 Feb, 2016
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
One-eyed War Glory battled to a first career victory in the 32Red.com Maiden Stakes at Wolverhampton yesterday.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
Irish raider Mr Boss Man was one of six winning favourites at Wolverhampton in the 32RedSport.com Handicap as one punter picked up over £245,000 (€332,400) for a total outlay of just £30 (€41).
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
The Game Changer, trained for Gigginstown House Stud by Gordon Elliott, registered his fourth success over fences when getting the better of favourite Sizing Platinum in the Grade 3 Kilbegnet Novice Chase, the highlight of Roscommon’s final meeting of 2015.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
John Cullen recorded his first success as a full-time trainer when landing yesterday’s feature race, the €36,000-to-the-winner Ladbrokes Island Handicap Hurdle with the game Misty Lady.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
Letters Of Note, trained by Michael O’Callaghan for Pearl Bloodstock, proved a narrow winner of the listed Yeomanstown Stud Dark Angel Stakes in Naas last night.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
Five-time champion-jockey and four-time Irish Derby winner, Johnny Murtagh savoured his first Derby success as a trainer when 20/1 shot Jocular proved best in a blanket-finish to the Done Deal Apprentice Derby at the Curragh last night.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Tamadhor gave Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas form a boost when landing the Book Tickets On-Line @fairyhouse.ie Race for Kevin Prendergast and Chris Hayes in Fairyhouse last night.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Willie Mullins should deliver, on the double, with Wicklow Brave and Laviniad on tomorrow’s flat card in Listowel.
Sat, 30 May, 2015
Brian Hayes made a daring move up the inside to deliver a winning challenge on the Shark Hanlon-trained Abolitionist in the featured Belvedere House Gardens & Park Handicap Chase in Kilbbegan last night, second leg of a double for the rider, successful earlier on Aunt Alice for the Bowe family.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
Colin Keane proved the hero in sunny Killarney last night, registering the third treble of his career on board Bertie Le Belge and Sacrificial for his boss Ger Lyons and following-up on Paul Flynn’s Jackie Ellis.
Wed, 13 May, 2015
John F Kennedy lost his place as favourite for the Investec Derby after finishing a well-beaten last of three on his seasonal debut at Leopardstown.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
War Envoy might make Ryan Moore’s first visit to Dundalk worthwhile by landing the listed Patton Stakes tonight.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2015
It was a night to remember for apprentice David Simmonson in Dundalk last night as he registered his first win since April 2013 on board top-weight Have A Nice Day in the seven-furlong Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay Handicap.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
The Michael Halford-trained Hat Alnasar looks the stand-out bet on tonight’s eight-race card in Dundalk.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
Leopardstown yesterday is easy to describe. There’s never been an afternoon like it at the track, writes.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
Chris Gordon’s Remiluc must take all the beating in division two of the “Bulldog Chase” Novices’ Hurdle at Taunton today.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Rory O’Moore, a real family horse, ran his rivals ragged to land the featured Ticket Sales Online Handicap Hurdle at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
Ask Dad, whose two previous wins were achieved for Richard Hannon back in 2012, landed a significant morning gamble when bolting up in the six-furlong Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Handicap for trainer Damien English and his father Joe at Dundalk last night.
Thu, 06 Nov, 2014
Colin Keane, who returned to action after a 14-day ban at Roscommon on Monday, starred in Fairyhouse yesterday, completing the first treble of his career, on Buenos Y Bobos, Chocolate Diamond and Azurite for his boss Ger Lyons, to bring his seasonal tally to 49.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
The listed Ardilaun Hotel Oyster Stakes has been a "lucky" race for John Oxx since its introduction in the 90s, and the Curraghbeg trainer annexed the prize for the 11th time when Tarana, ridden by Declan McDonogh, powered up the Ballybrit hill to land the spoils in Galway last night.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
Grandma Dotty, dashingly ridden by Fran Berry, turned over hot-pot Clondaw Warrior in the Sean Cleary Memorial Handicap in Roscommon last night.
Tue, 19 Aug, 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
Irish trainer Michael O’Callaghan has confirmed Fergal Lynch will ride his intended runner at Ayr, should the jockey return to British racing on Monday.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
Narrowly denied by compatriot Miss Lahar in the race last year, the Rae Guest-trained Minalisa returned to land the listed Yeomanstown & Morristown Lattin Studs Fillies Stakes in Naas last night.
Thu, 24 Jul, 2014
Dermot Weld and Pat Smullen shared a treble in rain-sodden Leopardstown as Tarafiyla, Hellenistic and Starlet recorded emphatic victories on a night when Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning doubled-up with News At Six and Teocht.
Fri, 11 Jul, 2014
Aidan O’Brien, whose horses have been struggling somewhat of late, received a timely Royal Ascot boost when Venus De Milo landed the Group 3 Munster Oaks Stakes at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 16 Jun, 2014
Marsali, an American-bred daughter of More Than Ready, looked an exciting prospect when romping to an impressive win in the Irish Stallion Farms 2-Y-0 Fillies Maiden at Fairyhouse last night.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014
Ballarina might surprise a few in the Avon Gorge Handicap at Hamilton today.
Wed, 28 May, 2014
Scream Blue Murder, well supported throughout the day, justified 5-4 favouritism for the Father’s Day Racing June 15th Race at Cork last night.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
The Michael Halford-trained Warbird, second to Aidan O’Brien’s Illinois at Tipperary last time, opened his account when producing a gutsy display to foil another Ballydoyle colt Craftsman in the Irish Stallion Farms Median Auction 2-Y-0 Maiden in Gowran Park yesterday.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Trainer Andy Oliver doubled up with impressive winners All Set To Go and Jazz Girl in Roscommon last night.
Tue, 03 Sep, 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
Making her Irish debut for Aidan O’Brien, three-time Grade 1 winner Sea Siren landed the featured Belgrave Stakes in Fairyhouse yesterday.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2013
An impressive all-the-way win for Oklahoma City proved the highlight of a spectacular 191/1 five-timer for Aidan O’Brien in Naas last night, four of his winners ridden by his son Joseph and the fifth by his younger daughter Ana.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013