Racing

Weekly Limerick Racing News with a weekend to remember for Enda Bolger

By Jack Neville / November 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Enda Bolger had a weekend to remember as he won cross-country chases at both Cheltenham and Punchestown in less than 24 hours. Old favourite Josies Orders was the toast of the Irish at Cheltenham on Friday when battling well to deny Fact Of The Matter in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase.…

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Weekly Racing News- Ballyoisin in impressive form

By Jack Neville / November 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News  Ballyoisin ran out a most impressive of the Grade 2 TheTote.com Fortria Chase at Navan on Sunday. With Doctor Phoenix missing out due to ground conditions, Enda Bolger’s seven-year-old was sent off an 8/13 favourite and his supporters never had a moment’s worry. He was clear from halfway under Barry Geraghty and scored by…

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Limerick greyhound supporters sign up to loyalty scheme launched by the IGB

By Jack Neville / November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick greyhound racing supporters are being rewarded with the launch of a new loyalty programme at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. The programme, entitled ‘Reward’, was launched at the Dock Road venue on Thursday evening. The scheme is being trialled in Limerick with the aim of being launched in all nine Irish Greyhound Board-operated stadiums nationwide. Spectators…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News- Chris Hayes secures personal landmark

By Jack Neville / November 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

LimerickRacing News Chris Hayes is enjoying his best season winner-wise and he brought his tally to 57 with success on the Kevin Prendergast Russian Campaign at Dundalk on Wednesday. Backed on-course from 16/1 to 6/1, the three-year-old landed the 8f handicap under the Ballingarry jockey whose previous best tally of 56 winners was recorded in…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News- Triumphant return for Off You Go

By Jack Neville / October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing NewsNot seen since proving himself a very progressive handicapper at Leopardstown in February when winning the Coral.ie Hurdle, Off You Go made a triumphant return to action by landing the feature Faber Audiovisuals Handicap Hurdle at Galway on Saturday for Ballingarry-based trainer Charles Bynes. Ridden by Mark Enright, the 10-1 shot travelled well through the…

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A dozen dogs are still in with a chance of St Leger glory in Limerick

By Jack Neville / October 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Twelve greyhounds remain in the race for the €60,000 Barking Buzz App St Leger in Limerick ahead of semi final weekend. Both races will be ran on Saturday night’s race card in Greenpark, with the top three in each semi progressing to next weekend’s St Leger final. Clonbrien Hero, Clonbrien Prince, Lenson Blinder and Gurteen…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News: Another successful week for locals

By Jack Neville / October 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News  Mark Enright teamed up with Gordon Elliott for a winner at Tramore on Thursday afternoon. To the delight of punters, Thisonesforrollie justified strong support when taking the 2m5f handicap hurdle at odds of 7/2 favourite for owners Bertie Mannion and Brendan O’Grady.  Chris Hayes was the big winner at Dundalk on Friday…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News: Plenty of success for local trainers

By Jack Neville / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing NewsAustin Leahy scored a popular success at his local track on Saturday where Drombeg Dream had an easy time of things in the 7f conditions’ race. A winner at Gowran Park last month, the three-year-old is now the winner of four races and could well step up in class for a listed race…

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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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