Racing

McNamara’s 14/1 shot the standout-Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / September 7, 2020 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News  Conor McNamara combined with County Meath trainer Tom McCourt to win the 2m3f beginners’ chase on Dollar Value at Downpatrick on Monday. The 14/1 chance got to the line a length and three-quarters ahead of Henry De Bromhead’s Somptueux, with the winning trainer commenting, “Dollar Value can get a bit free so…

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Hayes, Enright & Leahy to the fore-Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / August 31, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News Castlemahon rider Mark Enright enjoyed a shock winner at Cork Tuesday when Chagall returned to the scene of the crime, having won at Mallow before, to take the seven-furlong handicap for trainer Eddie Lynam, getting an admirably forceful ride from the jockey. Shanagolden rider Chris Hayes steered Back To Brussels to an…

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Weekly Racing News: Usual suspects come up trumps

By Jack Neville / August 24, 2020 /

LIMERICK RACING NEWS Rathkeale rider Conor McNamara is in cracking form and he enjoyed a double on Monday at Tipperary. Adrian Murray has his horses in great form and struck with 66/1 chance Billy’s Angel, which defied an absence to win the Junction Handicap Hurdle under McNamara. The young rider then teamed up with his…

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Weekly Racing News: Chris Hayes rides biggest priced winner in Irish history

By Jack Neville / August 17, 2020 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News The Chris Hayes-ridden He Knows No Fear made history at Leopardstown on Thursday when he became the biggest-priced winner in Ireland or Britain when landing the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden at odds of 300/1. In the trainer’s own colours, the three-year-old got up in the final stride to pip even money…

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Weekly Racing News: Another successful week for Limerick Jockeys

By Jack Neville / August 10, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News  Billy Lee and Curragh trainer Ken Condon landed the biggest prize on offer at Naas on Bank Holiday Monday as Miss Amulet took the first running of the Listed Arqana Irish EBF Marwell Stakes. The 12/1 chance overcame a mountain of trouble in running to snugly account for the Ger Lyons-trained even…

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Weekly Racing News: Galway double for Billy Lee

By Jack Neville / August 3, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News  Billy Lee had a predictably profitable Galway Festival. The Ballingarry rider started off with an 11/2 winner in the first seven-furlong handicap Monday with Talking Tough scoring gamely. Lee combined with Curragh trainer Willie McCreery to complete a double as Royal Canford took the division one of the other seven-furlong handicap at…

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Weekly Racing News: 150/1 Winner for Billy Lee at the Curragh

By Jack Neville / July 27, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News  Billy Lee continued in fine form last week and even helped himself to a 150/1 winner at the Curragh Sunday as Cocquinto took the five-furlong maiden for trainer Hilary McLoughlin, one leg of a double for the rider.  Lee started as he meant to go on this week with Red Line Alexander…

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A 2,587/1 treble the highlight with winners aplenty for Limerick locals: Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / July 20, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News  Bread And Butter added to his success at Tipperary at the beginning of the month when winning the 2m4f handicap hurdle at Roscommon on Monday for Rathkeale conditional rider Conor McNamara and County Meath trainer Gavin Cromwell. McNamara was on board at Tipperary and again did the steering as the 7/2 chance,…

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Wins for Bolger, Hayes & Landers- Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / July 13, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News Enda Bolger recorded a double at Killarney on Tuesday with two horses owned by JP McManus and ridden by Darragh O’Keeffe. Everlastingpromise was the big winner as he easily landed the Boylesports Bourn Vincent Memorial Handicap Chase at odds of 3/1. The six-year-old was never far off the pace and led leaving…

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McNamara leads the way at Epsom- Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / July 6, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News Billy Lee continued his fine run of form and rewarded Curragh trainer Ken Condon with another early season winner at Limerick on Monday where the David Kelly-owned Inner Beauty won the fillies’ maiden over the extended 6f. The 5/2 chance was trapped in behind horses with over a furlong to race but…

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