Person: Denis Cullen
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Ian Queally gave Maudlin Magdalen a textbook ride to land the featured Kingdom Gold Cup, worth €30,000 to the winner, last evening at Killarney.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
An otherwise run-of-the-mill meeting produced a very special moment at Tramore Racecourse last night as jockey Andrew McNamara, one of the true gentlemen of the weigh-room, bowed out aboard a winner on his final ride in the saddle.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
Beaten by Tanava on her debut, the Aidan O’Brien-trained Minding impressed when landing the two-year-old fillies maiden in Leopardstown last night.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Solita, locally trained by Paul Nolan, gave punters plenty to cheer about in sunny Wexford yesterday as she came from last to first under Luke Dempsey to justify favouritism in the Courtown Rated Novice Hurdle.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
Pat Smullen was seen at his absolute best when driving the Dermot Weld-trained Nidhaam to victory in the Mullinahone Fillies Maiden at sun-drenched Clonmel last night.
Fri, 12 Sep, 2014
The progressive Willie Mullins-trained Arvika Ligeonniere was far too good for his five rivals in the Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase at Clonmel yesterday.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
Flemenstar, one of the major names of the jumping scene, makes his seasonal reappearance in the Boylesports.com Fortria Chase at Navan tomorrow.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2013
There was an extraordinary reaction from the public to yesterday’s meeting at Limerick, held to boost the Emergency Jockeys’ Fund and the stricken John Thomas McNamara and Jonjo Bright.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2013
Joseph O’Brien broke Michael Kinane’s record for the number of flat winners ridden in a season in Ireland when registering a spectacular 112/1 treble on Sardinia, Marvellous and Dysios at Navan yesterday.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
The Willie Mullins-trained French import Noble Inn and Gordon Elliott’s Gigginstown-owned newcomer Charcam looked two decent juvenile hurdling prospects when fighting out the finish of the Ballinrobe Members Club 2014 3-Y-0 Maiden Hurdle in Ballinrobe yesterday.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2013
Noel Meade and Paul Carberry completed a near 110/1 double with North Star Lad and chasing debutant Dark Prospect in Downpatrick yesterday.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2012
RUBY WALSH was quite brilliant in driving Bishopsfurze to victory in the Irish Stallion Farms’ EBF Fund Beginners Chase at Thurles yesterday, one of three winners for the former champion jockey and Willie Mullins.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
THE potentially top-class Joncol, a horse who has been plagued by problems, made a fine start to the season when taking the John Meagher Memorial Chase at Thurles yesterday.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2011
THE talented Michael Winters trained Rebel Fitz lit up Cork yesterday with a fine display of front-running to land the INH Stallion Owners’ EBF Novice Hurdle.
Mon, 17 Oct, 2011
ST. DEVOTE, under a strong ride from Barry Geraghty, proved best in the Grade 3 Kilbegnet Novice Chase at Roscommon yesterday.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2011
IT was a case of the best wine being reserved until last at the final session of the four-day Tramore festival yesterday as the Pat Hurley-trained newcomer Ambush Angel hinted that she holds a particularly bright future by landing the closing 2012 - Tramore Races Centenary Year Mares Flat Race.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2011
ERIC McNamara's Khayar looked an unlucky loser when beaten favourite at Ballinrobe on his most recent outing and he can gain some compensation by taking the Summerhill Shopping Centre Handicap at Tramore this evening.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
MEATH-BASED trainer Andy Lynch enjoyed a memorable evening in Roscommon last night, saddling his first double with Roley and Ahorsecalledmolly in the chase action.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2011
WE may have seen a couple of future stars in action at Limerick yesterday in the Happy Mother’s Day Novice Hurdle.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2011
Amateur Ciaran Murphy will remember St. Patrick’s Day 2011 for a long time, having completed a fine double on Good Egg and Shadow Eile at Down Royal.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
THE father and son team of Willie and Patrick Mullins can combine with Pickapocketortwo to land the Lisronagh Maiden Hurdle at Clonmel this afternoon.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
ODDS-ON Alpine Eagle proved a costly failure in the Kerrymaid Hurdle at the first stage of the Listowel Festival yesterday, trailing in a well beaten third behind Red Key.
Mon, 13 Sep, 2010
MOON DICE, trained by Paul Flynn and having a first outing since finishing down the field behind Where’s The Dosh at Navan back in December, landed a gamble in the Ladies’ Day 10th October Maiden Hurdle at sun-drenched Limerick last night.
Fri, 23 Jul, 2010
BETTER TIMES can help us top up the Cheltenham tank by landing the nap in the Great Oak Maiden Hurdle at Gowran Park this afternoon.
Sat, 06 Mar, 2010
CHAMPION trainer Willie Mullins enjoyed mixed luck with two odds-on favourites at Fairyhouse yesterday, landing the bumper with 8/15 shot Paul Kristian.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2009
OFF the track since April of last year, Captain Cee Bee made a triumphant return when landing the Irish Stallion Farms Beginners Chase, on his fencing debut at Naas yesterday.
Fri, 04 Dec, 2009
RUBY Walsh, who will be in action at Newton Abbot today and tomorrow, notched his 33rd success of the season and moved seven ahead of Paul Carberry in the championship race when Vital Plot proved an impressive winner of the Duke Of York Hurdle at Down Royal last night.
Sat, 30 Aug, 2008
CELTIC DANE, an unlucky fifth in the contest a year ago, made no mistake in the valuable Tote Mile EBF Handicap at a miserably wet and windy Galway last night.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2008
PUNTERS took a St. Patrick’s Day pasting at both Down Royal and Wexford yesterday as a succession of favourites, three of them at odds-on, were turned over.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2008
TONY MULLINS is already thinking in terms of Cheltenham for his exciting Decoy Daddy, who was far too good for market-leader, Venalmar, in the Mitchelstown Hurdle at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2007
LITTLE went right for Jessica Harrington’s Jumbajukiba at Galway last week, but he was back on song with an impressive performance in the Listed Platinum Stakes at Cork yesterday.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2007
Butler's Cabin earned a quote of 33-1 for the 2008 John Smith's Grand National after pulling off a remarkable double with victory in the Powers Whiskey-sponsored Irish equivalent at Fairyhouse.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2007
THE Michael O’Brien-trained Essex, absent since Killarney in May, made a spectacular return to action when landing the Sherry Fitzgerald Hurdle in fine style at Fairyhouse yesterday.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2007
WINS NOW, so impressive when scoring at Navan previously, confirmed the good impression created then when stepping up in class to beat Franklins Trail in the McCarthy Insurance Group Hurdle at Cork on Saturday.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2007
SLIPPERS MADDEN, brilliant aboard Jazz Messenger at Kempton on St Stephen's Day, rode another peach of a race when guiding Nickname to a smooth success in the Grade 1 Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown yesterday.
Thu, 28 Dec, 2006
Nickname put a disappointing display in the John Durkan Chase behind him with a 14-length romp in the Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2006
Beef Or Salmon proved he is still one of the best in the business when lowering the colours of War Of Attrition in a thrilling renewal of the James Nicholson Wine Merchant Champion Chase at Down Royal today.
Sat, 04 Nov, 2006
PAUL NOLAN'S Cuan Na Grai completed a hat-trick with a very decent performance in the Novice Hurdle at Limerick yesterday.
Mon, 10 Jul, 2006
NOEL MEADE'S Ballyagran, despite some indifferent jumping, made a fine debut over flights when taking the INH Stallion Owners' EBF Novice Hurdle at Cork yesterday.
Mon, 17 Oct, 2005
DERMOT WELD added to his gains earlier in the week with Queen Astrid when Akshar made a successful debut over jumps in the O’Dwyers’ Stillorgan Orchard Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown yesterday.
Wed, 29 Dec, 2004
Forget The Past bravely held Leading The Way after a stamina-sapping three miles in the Ascon/Rohcon Novice Chase at Leopardstown today.
Tue, 28 Dec, 2004
MICHAEL O’BRIEN and the irresistible Ruby Walsh combined to win their first Guinness Kerry National at Listowel yesterday with the six-year-old, Banasan.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2004