A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Nicky Henderson has yet to decide on plans for Sprinter Sacre – nearly two weeks after he was pulled up in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2015
There may be a dictum that frowns on cheering in the press box, but the sight of Martello Tower persevering in the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Chase was guaranteed to curry quiet favour among those tasked with covering these events.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015
Mags Mullins saddled her first Festival winner when Martello Tower came out top in a gruelling battle for the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
Owner Rich Ricci believes Vautour may have been underestimated ahead of today’s JLT Novices’ Chase at Cheltenham.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
There was a sensational start at Thurles yesterday when the hitherto unbeaten in nine races, Un de Sceaux, fell at the third last in the Killinan Beginners Chase.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
The Tullow Tank made an impressive return from a lengthy layoff as he claimed the Fairyhouse Membership 2015 On Sale Now Beginners Chase on his fencing bow at Fairyhouse yesterday.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2014
Cheltenham Festival winner Very Wood made a solid start to his career over fences with a workmanlike success at Galway yesterday.
Tue, 28 Oct, 2014
Leading Irish owner Barry Connell has replaced Danny Mullins with Adrian Heskin as his retained jockey.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
Tom Gibney, who won the 2012 Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse with Lion Na Bearnai, was on the mark at Limerick yesterday when the consistent Circe’s Island landed the Follow Us On Twitter Mares’ Maiden Hurdle.
Mon, 19 May, 2014
Aerlite Supreme gained a gutsy win over the flattering Usa in the featured P & D Lydon Plant Hire Rated Hurdle in Ballinrobe yesterday, completing a double for trainer Michael Hourigan and Adrian Heskin.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
Caoimhe’s Delight gave trainer, Sean O’Brien, his first success in graded company when landing the Grade 2 INH Stallion Owners’ EBF Dawn Run Mares’ Novice Chase at Limerick yesterday.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2014
Willie Mullins further strengthened his formidable hand for the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham next month as Killultagh Vic produced a scintillating display at Naas yesterday.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
On a day when Adrian Heskin and trainer-rider John Cullen shared the riding honours with doubles, the Henry de Bromhead-trained Sizing Codelco looked the day’s best prospect for the future when justifying odds-on favouritism in the €25 Punters Pack Maiden Hurdle at Fairyhouse.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
The Irish Hockey Association yesterday laid out its blueprint for the sport — and stated its aim to grow participation levels by 20% over the next four years.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2014
Tarla notched her second win over fences when making all to justify 4/6 favouritism in the Irish Stallion Farms Mares Chase in Limerick yesterday.
Mon, 20 May, 2013
The Irish Hockey Association yesterday announced Mike Heskin will take over as chief executive from Angus Kirkland.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2012
CHELTENHAM’S cross-country course provided another dose of heavy drama for the wrong reason yesterday when seven riders ended up taking the wrong course with one obstacle remaining.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2011
JIMMY MANGAN’S daughter, Jane, was 18-years-of age yesterday and certainly celebrated the occasion with a real sense of style when landing a double at Limerick.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2011
Adrian Heskin is facing a spell out of the saddle after fracturing his collarbone at Fairyhouse on Sunday.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2011
VICTORY in the Tote Jackpot Maiden Hurdle at Naas yesterday, in which Ruby Walsh was lucky to walk away from a nasty fall (see page 25), went to longshot First Impressions, ridden by Tim Carroll and trained by Mick Mulvany.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
FORMER Kildare senior footballer, Willie McCreery, is rapidly making a name for himself as a trainer.
Fri, 11 Jun, 2010
CHARLES BYRNES struck again when Cyborg landed a substantial morning gamble in the opening Western People Maiden Hurdle at Ballinrobe yesterday.
Wed, 05 May, 2010
ADRIAN HESKIN added to his growing reputation when powering False Economy, backed from 7-1 to 5’s, to an easy victory in the opening maiden hurdle at Tipperary last night.
Fri, 30 Apr, 2010
HE may only be in the early days of a hugely promising career, but Adrian Heskin is unlikely to forget this weekend in a hurry.
Mon, 26 Apr, 2010
Veteran Church Island defied his advancing years to create a 20-1 surprise in the Bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown.
Sat, 24 Apr, 2010
MICHAEL Hourigan is confident the step up in trip will not trouble Dancing Tornado in the Powers Whiskey Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Monday.
Thu, 01 Apr, 2010
BRIAN O’Connell bounced back from the controversial defeat of Dunguib at Cheltenham to register a double on Barney King and Caim Hill at Down Royal yesterday.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
ERIC McNAMARA’S Faltering Fullback made a smashing debut over fences when taking the Kevin McManus Beginners Chase at Listowel yesterday.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2009
PAUL NOLAN’S See U Bob made all the running to take a dramatic Ladbrokes Odds On Loyalty Card Handicap Hurdle at sun-drenched Killarney yesterday.
Mon, 11 May, 2009
NATIONAL Olympic rowing manager Mike Heskin believes the Government must begin to invest in the development of specialist sports programmes for children, if Ireland is to achieve its sporting potential.
Mon, 18 Aug, 2008
THE Irish heavyweight fours will be in good company in this evening’s Olympic B Rowing final at Shunyi Park, (5.50pm, local; 10.50am, Irish).
Thu, 14 Aug, 2008
THE Irish lightweight fours are in confident mood ahead of their second bid for an Olympic semi-final in today’s repechage at the Shunyi Park (9.40am, Irish time).
Tue, 12 Aug, 2008
CORK woman Ann Heskin is the new president of the Irish Ladies’ Golf Union (ILGU). She replaces outgoing president, Ita Butler of Elm Park.
Mon, 17 Jan, 2005