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By Jack Neville / June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News  Ballingarry-based trainer Charles Byrnes landed a gamble at Carlisle on Tuesday evening as Mr Smith won the concluding Every Race Live On Racing TV Handicap under apprentice Sean Davis.  It was a terrific training feat by Byrnes as Mr Smith had not appeared for 791 days but that did not prevent him…

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Weekly Racing Newk- Treble for Billy Lee in Gowran Park

By Jack Neville / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News In form Billy Lee helped Curragh trainer Willie McCreery notch up the second treble on his career when the pair shared three winners at Gowran Park on Bank Holiday Monday. They landed the opening 7f maiden with the Imperial Crown Syndicate’s 7/4 chance Arabeska which saw off Dermot Weld’s 6/4 favourite Hightimeyouwon…

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Weekly Racing News- home winner for Eric McNamara

By Jack Neville / June 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Eric McNamara is always feared at his local Limerick racecourse and the Rathkeale-based handler was on the mark on Thursday evening when Celtic Dancer put all known form behind him to win the Play The Tote Superfecta Handicap Hurdle.  Ridden by the trainer’s son Conor, Celtic Dancer put in a good round…

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Limerick Trainer Michael Hourigan Amongst the Winners in Tipperary

By Raffaele Rocca / May 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Patrickswell trainer Michael Hourigan was among the winners at Tipperary on Thursday as his useful mare Humm Baby defied the lack of a recent run to win the Go Racing Student Society Handicap Hurdle in good style. The mount of champion jockey Paul Townend, the seven-year-old was switched off towards the rear of the field…

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Weekly Racing News as Charles Byrnes wins in Killarney

By Jack Neville / May 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Charles Byrnes got punters off to the best possible start at Killarney on Monday evening where he saddled Doctor Duffy to win the 2m4f maiden hurdle. A strong 9/10 favourite, the six-year-old scored a comfortable victory over his nearest market rival Abyssinian in the hands of the in-form Phillip Enright for the…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News

By Jack Neville / May 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Billy Lee took the new-look Curragh by storm on Monday when riding three winners for three different trainers. He took the opening two-year-old maiden on the Paddy Twomey-trained Sunday Sovereign which raced to a three-length success in the colours of the Sunday Racing Club. He followed up straight away when partnering the…

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Ruby’s retirement and all this weeks Racing news

By Jack Neville / May 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News  Enda Bolger revolves his whole season around the Punchestown festival and Blue Templar ensured it was a week to remember for the Bruree-based trainer by winning twice at the five-day event.  The JP McManus-owned eight-year-old won the first race of the festival, the Kildare Hunt Club Fr Sean Breen Memorial Chase for the…

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Success for Limerick trainers- Weekly racing news

By Jack Neville / April 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Drombeg Dawn has been a solid horse for Kilmallock-based Austin Leahy in recent seasons and the four-year-old recorded her fifth career success at Tipperary on Thursday. Ridden by Shane Foley, the 11/1 chance showed plenty of determination to hold off 15/8 favourite Downforce by half a length. Billy Lee was on the…

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Weeky Racing News- Double success for Eric McNamara

By Jack Neville / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Eric McNamara landed a double at his local track on Thursday where Torquay was first off the mark as he defied top-weight to land the opening division of the 2m5f handicap hurdle. Ridden by the winning trainer’s son Conor and carrying the colours of owner John Donald, the 5/1 shot made much…

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Weekly Racing News: Double success for Chris Hayes & Aintree Round-Up

By Jack Neville / April 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Chris Hayes shared two winners with legendary Curragh trainer Dermot Weld at Leopardstown on Wednesday. Weld was responsible for four winners on the afternoon and Hayes helped him on his way when partnering the first two in an opening race double. The pair won the opening fillies’ maiden with even money favourite…

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