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Longines Irish Champions Weekend takes place with action from Leopardstown and The Curragh | Weekly Racing News

By Corey OBrien / September 15, 2022 /

All the action from this weekend’s Irish Champions Weekend from Leopardstown and The Curragh.

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Chris Hayes complete double-double as tributes pour in for Jack de Bromhead | Weekly Racing News

By Corey OBrien / September 5, 2022 /

Chris Hayes rode back-to-back winners at Gowran Park on Wednesday with both horses scoring by a neck

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Blackmore secures win for Pat O’Donnell after late call-up while Vinnie is Busy lands win as favourite | Weekly Racing News

By Corey OBrien / August 15, 2022 /

Pat O’Donnell’s small string have been running consistently of late and the Kilmallock trainer made the most of being able to call on Rachael Blackmore

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Little Big Rocky builds on Killarney win while Billy Lee makes it 60 winners for the season | Weekly Racing News

By Corey OBrien / August 8, 2022 /

Little Big Rocky, a winner under Conor McNamara at Killarney last month, followed up for the Rathkeale jockey

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Hayes and Lee in the winners enclosure at Galway Races | Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / August 1, 2022 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Having suffered a reversal with the defeat of odds-on favourite Tiverton on the opening day of the Galway festival, Chris Hayes and Dermot Weld landed the seven-furlong fillies’ maiden with the newcomer Tahiyra, a half-sister to Tarnawa, on Tuesday. The well-supported 7/2 chance led over a furlong from the finish before racing…

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Billy Lee and Wesley Joyce score wins in the Curragh | Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / July 26, 2022 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Again teaming up with Paddy Twomey, high-flying Billy Lee won the opening eight-furlong maiden at Killarney on Tuesday on Milestone Payment which was bought out of a claiming race at Saratoga by her breeders Louise and Kevin Quinn. The easy-to-back 13/2 chance had an easy time of it on her Irish debut…

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Billy Lee moves to 55 winners for the season | Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / July 19, 2022 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Again teaming up with Paddy Twomey, high-flying Billy Lee won the opening eight-furlong maiden at Killarney on Tuesday on Milestone Payment which was bought out of a claiming race at Saratoga by her breeders Louise and Kevin Quinn. The easy-to-back 13/2 chance had an easy time of it on her Irish debut…

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Tom Rudd unveiled as the new General Manager at Limerick Racecours

By Jack Neville / July 19, 2022 /

Former Irish Grand National winning jockey Tom Rudd has been unveiled as the new General Manager at Limerick Racecourse. Rudd won the 1999 Grand National with Michael O’Brien’s Glebe Lad, and other notable career victories include the Galway Plate, Ulster National, Cork National, Kerry Petroleum Chase, Fortria Chase, Denny’s Juvenile Hurdle and Denny’s Gold Medal…

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Double delight for the Lee’s as Billy and Jennifer both pick up wins | Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / July 11, 2022 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Ballingarry’s Jennifer Lee saddled her first winner on the racecourse when Well Polly scored a runaway success in the three-mile handicap hurdle at Roscommon on Monday. Owned by Con Donegan, the 18/1 chance led at the second last hurdle under Darragh O’Keeffe and went clear to win by seven and a half-lengths…

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Limerick Racing News As Newcastlewest’s Gary Noonan Continues Winning Ways

By Raffaele Rocca / June 20, 2022 /

Newcastle West conditional jockey Gary Noonan landed his second success of the month and got County Sligo trainer Mark McNiff back among the winners for the first time since early May as Presenting Lad landed the second division of the two-mile opportunity handicap hurdle at Roscommon on Tuesday. Owned by the Presenting The Lads Syndicate,…

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