Person: Patrick Mullins
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Nine times victorious at the top level over the smaller obstacles, the 2015 Champion Hurdle hero showed he was still a formidable force – just days short of turning 12 years old – to lower the colours of another star name in Samcro.
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
I don’t understand the betting for today’s feature race, the Punchestown Gold Cup.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
Not 26 years old yet and Joseph O’Brien already enjoys the ultimate badge of acceptance within the racing community. He is known simply as ‘Joseph.’ Of course, as the eldest son of Aidan and Anne-Marie O’Brien, he has had his advantages in the sport, certainly during his riding career, but as a trainer he is very much his own man.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
Was it a good day or a bad day at Cheltenham?
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
For the third consecutive year, the fifth time in the last 10 runnings, and a record ninth time in total, the familiar green and gold colours of JP McManus were carried to victory in the Unibet Champion Hurdle.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
Nicky Henderson believes the professionalism of Angels Breath can come to the fore and help him secure a fourth success in the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival today.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
To mark World Book Day, we asked Irish sports stars for their favourite reads.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
It would be quite a stretch to suggest Buveur D’air’s eclipse in the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton opened the door for would-be takers of his Champion Hurdle crown, but Samcro all but stepped out of the running for that distinction with another disappointing display, this time behind Sharjah in the Grade 1 Ryanair Hurdle on Saturday afternoon in Leopardstown.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2018
At 28, Patrick Mullins has already overtaken the great Ted Walsh’s haul of winners as an amateur jockey.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
Thu, 24 May, 2018
Tuesday, the opening day of the Punchestown, was to be Willie Mullins’ day. Expectation was high that the stable could make the necessary start in its bid to reel in championship leader Gordon Elliott in the race for the trainers’ title. And so it did.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
That result saw Mullins close the trainers' championship deficit to €226,714, having been over €521,000 behind Gordon Elliott at the start of the day.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Trainer Timmy Hyde completed a bumper double with Feelin’ Groovy and Kelp Forest on a memorable day for his family in Limerick yesterday.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018
Day Two. Hmm. This doesn’t look appetising. The heaven-hyped Samcro runs, yes, but he’s one for the big hitters only.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018
Connections of Footpad feel it will take a good horse to lower his colours in today’s Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices’ Chase.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
Douvan is “not far away” from returning to action after being entered in the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
Willie Mullins is responsible for three of the seven remaining entries in the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Sunday.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Last year's ante-post favourite Ivan Grozny finally gets the chance for Betfred Ebor glory at York on Saturday.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
There’s a top and a bottom in every sport, and to suggest the top is killing the bottom in jump racing is, in my opinion, off the mark, writes.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
There was a huge crowd at Cork Racecourse for a bumper, eight-race programme on Easter Sunday, and the feature race, the Vincent O’Brien Centenary Chase, went, in great style, to Val De Ferbet.
Mon, 17 Apr, 2017
Willie Mullins fires a four-pronged assault on tomorrow's Rathbarry & Glenview Studs Novice Hurdle at Fairyhouse.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Cheltenham this afternoon is an absolute minefield and punters would do well to proceed with extreme caution.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2017
Sat, 11 Mar, 2017
West Coast Time was given a 10-1 quote for the Champion Bumper at Cheltenham after winning on his debut at Cork.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
Having looked likely to develop into a most frustrating sort, Swamp Fox is beginning to look like a professional winner, and the four-year-old produced another tremendous display to rout the opposition in the featured Liam Healy Memorial Lartigue Hurdle on day three of the Listowel Harvest Festival.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
Jack Kennedy followed up Sunday’s double at Downpatrick by claiming another brace in Ballinrobe last night.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Bobarlee might make Ruby Walsh’s trip to Ballinrobe worthwhile by landing this evening’s opener at the County Mayo track, the Maloney & Matthews Mares Maiden Hurdle.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Tue, 31 May, 2016
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
Patrick Mullins expects today’s Scottish Grand National meeting at Ayr to be “pivotal” as the race to be crowned British champion trainer enters its final throws.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
Roger Loughran rode his first winner for Gordon Elliott when Buyer Beware, having his first run for the trainer and returning from a winter break, captured the opening Count Me In Maiden Hurdle in good style from Sold Heat at Downpatrick yesterday.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
It’s rarely mentioned now, but Ruby Walsh’s first ride at the Cheltenham Festival wasn’t exactly smooth.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Mon, 22 Feb, 2016