Racing

Weekly Limerick Racing News: More success for Billy Lee

By Jack Neville / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Weekly Limerick Racing News: More success for Billy Lee. Limerick Racing News Billy Lee was the toast of the Tylicki household when he partnered Mary Salome to success in the auction fillies’ maiden at Cork on Wednesday. Trained on the Curragh by Madeleine Tylicki, the well-backed 5/2 favourite is owned by her brother, the former…

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Weekly Limerick racing news with Castletown rider Billy Lee to the fore

By Jack Neville / October 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Castletown rider Billy Lee was in terrific form at Fairyhouse on Monday as he helped himself to a 71-1 double, which included winning the feature Ballyhane Blenheim Stakes on the Willie McCreery-trained Lethal Promise. The two-year-old filly, owned by Irish National Stud Breeding & Racing Club, made most of the running on…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News The going was heavy at Gowran Park on Saturday and Drogbeg Dream relished the deep ground in the Gowran Park Race for Clogher trainer Austin Leahy. The three-year-old filly stayed on strongly down the nearside rail under Shane Foley to edge out odds-on favourite Burning Question by two and a half lengths.  Other Racing News…

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This Week’s Limerick Racing News

By Jack Neville / September 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

  This Week’s Limerick Racing News. Ballyoisin landed the biggest pot at Listowel on Thursday for owner JP McManus, Bruree trainer Enda Bolger and young Darragh O’Keeffe when readily taking the Ladbrokes Ireland Listowel Handicap Hurdle. A well-backed 9/2 chance, the seven-year-old led approaching the final flight and had a length to spare over the Willie…

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Limerick Racecourse to host first Grade 1 race in Munster

By Jack Neville / September 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racecourse will have the honour of staging the first Grade 1 race to be run in Munster with the announcement that the Greenmount Park Novice Chase has been upgraded in time for the Limerick Christmas Festival. The race, over a distance on two miles and three and a half furlongs, will be run with…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News: August 26- September 2

By Jack Neville / September 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Billy Lee was among the winners at Bellewstown on Wednesday where he brought his season’s tally to 39 winners on the Willie McCreery-trained Nitro Boost in the 5f maiden. While the winning margin was on half a length, the 4/5 favourite had loads in hand and could go down the handicap route…

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Limerick Racing News as Hayes and Lee again in winners circle

By Raffaele Rocca / August 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Chris Hayes has been in flying form of late and was again among the winners at Ballinrobe on Monday as Final Treat obliged in the On-Course Vets Fillies Maiden. The three-year-old winner was making her second start for the Ado McGuinness stable having previously been in training with William Haggas in England. The 11/1 shot…

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WATCH – Limerick Jockey lands inspiring Galway Plate win

By Luke Liddy / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick’s Mark Enright admitted to RTE that he had been “on his last legs” not so long ago before convincing Gordon Elliott to give him a job. Yesterday, Elliott’s faith in the 25-year-old jockey paid off in the form of a 33/1 winner in the prestigious Galway Plate. It was to be the biggest day…

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Point to point action in Ballysteen this weekend

By Luke Liddy / April 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ballysteen, with kind permission of the Neville family, will host an attractive point-to-point race meeting, and much more, on Sunday next (April 22). The opener on a good card is away at 2pm. Over €1,000 in prizes are on offer in the most appropriately dressed competition, open to both men and women. An open dog…

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Cancelled Kilbeggan meeting will transfer to Limerick racecourse

By Luke Liddy / April 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Following the cancellation of the Kilbeggan meeting scheduled for Friday April 20, Horse Racing Ireland has announced that this meeting will transfer to Limerick on the same evening. New entries for this meeting will close by 12 noon today with declarations to run to be made by 10am on Thursday April 19. The same programme…

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