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Festive review as 2021 kicks off-Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / January 4, 2021 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Enda Bolger landed the first of two Christmas winners when the Tom Kelly-ridden Midnight Maestro took the Adare Manor Opportunity Handicap Chase at Leopardstown on Monday. It was a first career winner for the Listowel conditional rider who brought the 16/1 chance home a six and a half-length winner from the Ross…

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WATCH Day 4 Results: Christmas Racing at the Limerick Racecourse

By Jack Neville / December 30, 2020 /

The Christmas festival at the Limerick Racecourse came to an end today with the fourth and final day of racing taking place behind closed doors. Kalkas kicked off the day as the Rachel Blackmore ran horse took The `David Fitzgerald – Take It Easee` Maiden Hurdle. Under Ricky Doyle, Wishmor took the Goggin Buckley Veterans…

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Day 3 Results: Christmas Racing at the Limerick Racecourse

By Jack Neville / December 29, 2020 /

Day 3 of the Christmas Festival took place at the Limerick Racecourse today. Kicking off at 11.55 with the BRC McMahon Reinforcements Rated Novice Hurdle went the way of No Grey Area’s. Scarlet and Dove took The Limerick Racecourse Vets Mares Beginners Steeplechase for the Gigginstown House Stud. Johnny’s Girl won The Greenmount Equine Hospital…

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Day 2 Results: Christmas Racing at the Limerick Racecourse

By Jack Neville / December 29, 2020 /

After Sunday’s racing was cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, the festive racing returned to Limerick on Monday. JP McManus got the day off to the perfect start as his Ciel De Neige won out in the Future Ticketing Maiden Hurdle in the day’s opener. Jody McGarvey made it two from two as Farouk D’alene…

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Today’s Racing in Limerick cancelled due to waterlogged surface

By Jack Neville / December 27, 2020 /

The Racing scheduled for the Limerick racecourse today, Sunday 27 December has been cancelled with the surface deemed unfit for racing after heavy rainfall in the region.

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Racing returns to Limerick in eventful St Stephen’s Day

By Jack Neville / December 27, 2020 /

Racing returned to Limerick on St Stephen’s Day behind closed doors with seven races on the card for Saturday. In the day’s opening race, the 100/1 Awkwafina just pipped Palm Beach in the 12.15 Geary`s Garage Kilmeedy 3-Y-O Maiden Hurdle. Diol Ker under MJ Stenson took the Signsplus Hurdle at 12.45 beating Born by the…

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Weekly Racing News as the Festive Season fast approaches

By Jack Neville / December 21, 2020 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News The Noel Glynn-trained Oneknightmoreihope landed the 2m3f handicap hurdle at Naas on Monday by an easy nine lengths. The five-year-old was sent off at odds of 3/1 favourite and could have been called the winner when he went to the front under Jack Gilligan at the second last hurdle. He edged clear…

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Limerick contingent to the fore in the winners enclosure-Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / December 14, 2020 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News An hour after his Se Mo Laoch finished runner-up to the Oliver McKiernan-trained Unexpected Depth in a handicap hurdle, Brian McMahon made it into the winners’ enclosure as Hoke Colburn took the 2m4f handicap chase at Punchestown on Tuesday. And this time McMahon had McKiernan back in second place as the On…

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Hayes, Harnett and O’Connor headline-Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / December 7, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News Askeaton amateur rider Aine O’Connor landed the bumper at Limerick on Tuesday on the Padraig Roche-trained Patty D. In the colours of the trainer’s mother Noeleen, the strong 6/5 favourite scored a five and a half-length success from the Pat Doyle-trained Granny Lowrie.  Abbeyfeale apprentice Paddy Harnett rode the only winning favourite…

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Billy Lee headlines on return-Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / November 30, 2020 /

Limerick Racing News The Sheila Lavery-trained Ms Thomspon got up in the final stride under Chris Hayes for a share of the spoils in the second division of the 10f handicap at Dundalk on Monday. The 100/30 chance joined the Leanne Breen-trained Solar System on the line to force a dead-heat. Billy Lee was back…

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