Person: Conor Hoban
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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
Johnny Murtagh has started 2016 in flying form and registered a 71/1 double with Russet and Maronella in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Apprentice Denis Linehan registered his eighth career success, and his first of 2016, when bringing More Than Munny with a storming late challenge to collar odds-on favourite Go Kart in the featured Irishinjuredjockeys.com Race in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 23 Jan, 2016
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Well-backed all day and sent off 11/10 favourite, Love Potion made a successful debut for J P McManus and David Wachman in the Irish Stallion Farms 2-Y-0 Fillies Maiden in wet and windy Dundalk last night.
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
Today’s sole meeting in Ireland takes place in Dundalk, where Zuberi can make up for an unlucky defeat last time out by taking the claiming maiden for Ger Lyons.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
“We’ll leave Kerry happy now,” said in-form trainer Willie McCreery, following the victory of Fact Or Folklore in the featured Guinness Premier Handicap on day four of the Listowel Festival.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
The Ger Lyons-trained three-year-old Intisari bolted-up in the €50,000 Red God Handicap in Dundalk yesterday, slamming Ballydoyle hope Royal Navy Ship by four lengths to give Conor Hoban the second leg of a double, on his first ride for the County Meath trainer.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
A little ‘Kerry drizzle’ accommodated a presidential opening to proceedings on day two at Killarney, as Aimhirgin Lass excelled in the prevailing conditions to earn her maiden victory.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning followed-up Wednesday’s treble in Naas with a double in Leopardstown last night, highlighted by the impressive victory of Sanus Per Aquam in the Racecourse Of The Year 2-Y-0 Race.
Fri, 10 Jul, 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
Five Claw made every yard of the running to foil uneasy odds-on favourite Song Of Love in the Elusive Pimpernel Maiden in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015
Trainer Johnny Levins divulged that the Ayr Gold Cup next September is the long-term target for Your Pal Tal following the progressive five-year-old’s victory in last night’s opener in Dundalk.
Sat, 17 Jan, 2015
The Andy Oliver-trained debutant Vitally Important looked a smart prospect when bolting-up in the Dundalk Stadium – Light Up Your Night Maiden in Dundalk last night.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
Fourth to Kingston Hill in last year’s Racing Post Trophy, Dolce N Karama belatedly got off the mark when making virtually all to land the Crowne Plaza Rated Race in Dundalk last night.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Trainer John Murphy suggested a possible tilt at the UAE Derby at Meydan next March for Unorthodox after the debutant sprang a 25/1 shock in the two-year-old maiden in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2014
Third in the Dubai World Cup last March, the Charlie Appleby-trained Cat O’Mountain, in the familiar Goldolphin blue, landed the Group 3 Diamond Stakes in Dundalk last night.
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014
The tough and consistent Ebadani, enterprisingly ridden by apprentice Conor Hoban, captured the featured Download The Free Racing Post Mobile App Handicap in Bellewstown last night.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014
Willie Mullins’ Indevan easily reversed previous Kilbeggan form with Bally Longford in the Benchmark Hospitality Novice Chase at rain-swept Killarney last night.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
Johnny Murtagh trained his first winner at the Galway Festival when Dalkova turned over hot pot, Dermot Weld’s Trusted, in the Listed Arthur Guinness EBF Corrib Fillies Stakes yesterday.
Fri, 01 Aug, 2014
Odds-on favourite Gleneagles and 14/1 shot Jack Naylor grabbed the Group 3 glory in last night’s two-year-old twin features at Leopardstown.
Fri, 25 Jul, 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
Shield rounded off a terrific week for Aidan O’Brien, JP McManus and Mark Walsh when cruising to victory in the Dawn Omega Milk Novice Hurdle, as an attendance in excess of 7,000 topped off a very successful festival.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2014
Aidan O’Brien’s Palace arrived late and fast to land the Listed Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Cairn Rouge Stakes at Killarney last night.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2014
Aidan O’Brien completed a double with odds-on favourites Toscanelli and Marchese Marconi in Limerick last night.
Sat, 21 Jun, 2014
Favourites Rae’s Creek and Massini’s Trap provided Fran Berry with a fine double at the opening stage of Ballinrobe’s two-day May meeting last night.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
Robert Tyner and Philip Enright continued their terrific run when Carrigmoorna Rock cruised to victory in the Girls Nite Out At Clonmel Races Mares’ Maiden Hurdle at Clonmel last night.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
Prince Of All justified odds-on favouritism when recording an impressive win in the McCrystals XL Jenkinstown Maiden in Dundalk last night, continuing the hot form of Curragh trainer Paul Deegan.
Sat, 08 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
Promising newcomer Long Dog and Stephen Hero provided trainer Andy Oliver with a 90/1 double in Sligo last night.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013
Always a force at the track, Michael Halford completed a double with favourites Rummaging and Won Diamond in Dundalk last night.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2012
Joseph O’Brien moved seven ahead of Pat Smullen, 85-78, in the title-race when providing his trainer-father Aidan with a birthday double at the Curragh yesterday.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2012
Trainer Michael Halford, who declared on Thursday: “I have a team of fresh horses ready to run here over the next few weeks” dominated last night’s handicap action in Dundalk, saddling a superb four-timer at cumulative odds of almost 682/1.
Sat, 29 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
Joseph O’Brien stretched five clear of Pat Smullen in the title-race when sharing a two-year-old double with his trainer-father Aidan at Dundalk last night.
Tue, 28 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
Veteran course specialist Fit The Cove proved the toast of punters on the final day of the 2012 Galway Festival as Harry Rogers’ charge landed the Galway Shopping Centre Handicap in courageous style, providing jockey Chris Hayes with the first leg of a double and proving the only successful favourite on Family Day at Ballybrit.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2012
Mulleady and Paul Townend, in the news after a recent outing at Roscommon, made the headlines again at Ballinrobe last night when romping to an emphatic win over Via Del Corso and disappointing favourite Chiltern Hills in the Mayo Advertiser Mares Maiden Hurdle.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2012
DERMOT WELD, fresh from saddling Princess Highway to record a brilliant success in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot on Thursday, turns his attentions to much lesser pickings with Quick Glimpse in the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Maiden at Down Royal this afternoon and the three-year-old is the nap choice.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2012
Dermot Weld’s Sapphire made a spectacular seasonal debut at Cork yesterday when sweeping to an easy success in the Group 3 Kerry Group Noblesse Stakes.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2012