2018 Irish Derby winner Latrobe set for seasonal re-appearance

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.Continue reading “2018 Irish Derby winner Latrobe set for seasonal re-appearance”

Wilson looking forward to an epic summer of cricket

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

Ireland’s T20 captain Gary Wilson is looking forward to the start of the Inter-Pros this month, and a huge summer of International cricket, after missing the recent winter series against Afghanistan in India.Continue reading “Wilson looking forward to an epic summer of cricket”

Harrington buzzing to be back

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

Following four months out of the game with a wrist injury European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington returned to action in the Maybank Championship in Malaysia this morning. The 47 year-old Dubliner shot an opening round of 70, for 2 under par, to leave himself five shots behind joint-leaders, Australian Marcus Fraser and Spaniard Nacho Elviro.Continue reading “Harrington buzzing to be back”

European Ryder Cup captain Harrington tees it up in Malaysia

The next step on the 2019 European Tour circuit brings the players from Kenya to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia for the $3m Maybank Championship. Making his first ever appearance in the event is the new European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington.Continue reading “European Ryder Cup captain Harrington tees it up in Malaysia”

Elliott looking to repeat last seasons Irish Grand National success

Gordon Elliott, last years winning trainer, leads the way with a whopping 34 entries out of 110 for the BoyleSports Irish Grand National which takes place at Fairyhouse racecourse on Easter Monday, April 22.Continue reading “Elliott looking to repeat last seasons Irish Grand National success”

English raiders to the fore at Leopardstown on Day 1 of Irish Champions Weekend

Longines Irish Champions Weekend

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.Continue reading “English raiders to the fore at Leopardstown on Day 1 of Irish Champions Weekend”