Racing

Limerick Racing News: Cathal Landers records treble winners

By Benjamin Geary / July 27, 2021 /

Limerick racecourse has been good to Oola conditional jockey Cathal Landers. He rode his biggest winner when taking the Tim Duggan Memorial Handicap Chase on the James Grace-trained De Benno at the Christmas festival in 2017, completed his first double on the same day and on Thursday recorded a career-first treble at the Patrickswell track. …

Read More

Chris Hayes Takes the victory in the Lenebane Stakes – Weekly Racing News

By Mark Reilly / July 5, 2021 /

Limerick Racing News With three winners, Colin Keane took the riding honours at Roscommon on Tuesday night but it was Chris Hayes who landed the biggest prize on offer as he partnered Layfayette to win the Listed Lenebane Stakes, the biggest Flat race of the year at the track. Hayes brough the Noel Meade-trained 11/4…

Read More

Limerick Racing News-Secret Sea sees first flat season victory

By Mark Reilly / June 28, 2021 /

Billy Lee was on board as Secret Sea provided Mooncoin trainer Eoin Doyle with his first winner of the Flat season at Ballinrobe last Monday, having just been denied in a maiden hurdle at Wexford earlier this month. The daughter of Sea The Stars reverted to the level, reeling in long-time pacesetter Misty Millie at…

Read More

Chris Hayes in top form – Limerick Racing News

By Joe Saunders / June 21, 2021 /

Chris Hayes capitalised on a spare ride for in-form trainer Tim Doyle by galvanising Lisabetta to a head and nose triumph in a thrilling finish to the first split of the Goresbridge Handicap at Gowran Park on Monday. Over at Kilbeggan, Donie McInerney was another to pick up a fruitful spare following an injury to…

Read More

Pythion proves punters right , past racing events and upcoming fixtures

By Mark Reilly / June 14, 2021 /

Limerick Racing News Pythion justified the 11/8 favouritism with a snug triumph in the second division of the John B Keane Maiden Hurdle at Listowel on Monday, with Donie McInerney doing the steering for trainer Mick Winters. On Tuesday, Cathal Landers recorded a double at Roscommon. He had to sit tight at the last as…

Read More

Chris Hayes wins with He Knows No Fear at Leopardstown again – Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / June 9, 2021 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Trainer Brian McMahon followed up on the success of stable stalwart Powersbomb at the course on Sunday when Sizing Malbay took the two-and-a-half-mile handicap chase at Punchestown on Monday. Phillip Enright was again in the saddle as the 8/1 shot, owned by the Conor & Con Partnership, got the better of the…

Read More

Limerick Racing News: More Success for McNamara & Hayes

By Raffaele Rocca / May 31, 2021 /

The father and son team of Eric and Conor McNamara were among the winners at Tipperary on Tuesday where they landed the second division of the two-mile handicap hurdle with the 14/1 chance My Friend The Wind. Owned and bred by John Earls, the six-year-old wasn’t great over the final hurdle but rallied well to…

Read More

Limerick Racing News: Enright, McNamara & Lee in the Winners Enclosure Again

By Raffaele Rocca / May 25, 2021 /

Limerick Racing News Birthday boy Mark Enright celebrated with a winner at Cork on Wednesday where he partnered the Fozzy Stack-trained Can’thelpfallin to win the opening seven-furlong maiden. The 10/1 chance, owned by Paul Shanahan, came from off the pace to score by three-parts of a length from the Jessica Harrington-trained Golden Lyric for Enright…

Read More

50/1 success for Chris Hayes – Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / May 17, 2021 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Enda Bolger boasts a fine record with his runners at Killarney and he landed a double in successive races at the Kerry track on Monday evening. With a cut above his eye sustained earlier on the card, Darragh O’Keeffe missed out on the ride on Shady Operator in the Killarney National Handicap…

Read More

Another successful week for the local contingent – Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / May 10, 2021 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Chris Hayes won the Listed Gain First Flyer Stakes at the Curragh on Bank Holiday Monday on the Fozzy Stack-trained 5/2 shot Castle Star. While the stable’s 15/8 favourite Cheerupsleepyjean, ridden by Jamie Spencer, flopped, Hayes brough the winner from off the pace to record a cosy one and three-parts of a…

Read More