Racing

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

By Jack Neville / October 23, 2018 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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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Weekly Limerick Racing News

By Jack Neville / September 24, 2018 /

Limerick Racing News The going was heavy at Gowran Park on Saturday and Drogbeg Dream relished the deep ground in the Gowran Park Race for Clogher trainer Austin Leahy. The three-year-old filly stayed on strongly down the nearside rail under Shane Foley to edge out odds-on favourite Burning Question by two and a half lengths.  Other Racing News…

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This Week’s Limerick Racing News

By Jack Neville / September 17, 2018 /

  This Week’s Limerick Racing News. Ballyoisin landed the biggest pot at Listowel on Thursday for owner JP McManus, Bruree trainer Enda Bolger and young Darragh O’Keeffe when readily taking the Ladbrokes Ireland Listowel Handicap Hurdle. A well-backed 9/2 chance, the seven-year-old led approaching the final flight and had a length to spare over the Willie…

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Limerick Racecourse to host first Grade 1 race in Munster

By Jack Neville / September 4, 2018 /

Limerick Racecourse will have the honour of staging the first Grade 1 race to be run in Munster with the announcement that the Greenmount Park Novice Chase has been upgraded in time for the Limerick Christmas Festival. The race, over a distance on two miles and three and a half furlongs, will be run with…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News: August 26- September 2

By Jack Neville / September 3, 2018 /

Limerick Racing News Billy Lee was among the winners at Bellewstown on Wednesday where he brought his season’s tally to 39 winners on the Willie McCreery-trained Nitro Boost in the 5f maiden. While the winning margin was on half a length, the 4/5 favourite had loads in hand and could go down the handicap route…

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Limerick Racing News as Hayes and Lee again in winners circle

By Raffaele Rocca / August 23, 2018 /

Chris Hayes has been in flying form of late and was again among the winners at Ballinrobe on Monday as Final Treat obliged in the On-Course Vets Fillies Maiden. The three-year-old winner was making her second start for the Ado McGuinness stable having previously been in training with William Haggas in England. The 11/1 shot…

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