Naas racecourse will host the Group 3 Alleged Stakes over a mile and 2 furlongs this Saturday, a race won previously by the likes of Black Sam Bellamy, Brian Boru, Dylan Thomas, Parish Hall twice and last years winner, 2017 Irish Derby and St Leger winner Capri.
The 2019 Irish Flat Racing season begins at Naas on Sunday where the €100,000 Tote Irish Lincolnshire is the most valuable event on the eight-race card. The season was launched on Wednesday afternoon at the stables of 2-time Epsom Derby winning trainer John Oxx.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) On the day Aidan O’Brien sent Kew Gardens over to plunder the St Leger at Doncaster, two English-trained horses took Group 1 honours on Day 1 of the Longines Irish Champions weekend at Leopardstown.
A Derby winning horse trained by an O’Brien is a very common sight over the past number of years, but in most cases it’s Aidan taking the plaudits. However, at the Curragh on Sunday it was his eldest son Joseph 25 who took the honours, as his Latrobe ridden superbly by his brother Donnacha wonContinue reading “Brothers come together to win the Irish Derby”
Ireland’s leading flat trainer Aidan O’Brien will launch a 4-pronged attack on the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby this Saturday at the Curragh.
Wonder-mare Winx to remain in Australia
The third running of the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing (ITM) Irish Stallion Trail will take place on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th January 2017. The weekend trail takes place again in between two premium days of racing with the Goffs Thyestes Handicap Chase at Gowran Park on Thursday 26th January, followed by the BHP Insurances IrishContinue reading “Dates Released for the 2017 Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Irish Stallion Trail”
Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Jet Setting heads a field of ten runners for the Group 3 Coolmore Stud Home Of Champions Concorde Stakes, just one of the highlights at Tipperary on Sunday.
The Ladbrokes Munster National, to be run at Limerick Racecourse on Sunday, October 9th, has been renamed to honour the memory of John Thomas McNamara.
17 year-old jockey Jack Kennedy, leading the current National Hunt jockeys championsip in Ireland with 41 winners, suffered a broken leg in Downpatrick today and will be sidelined for some time.