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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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McNamara, Lee, Landers and Byrnes feature in the winners enclosure – Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / May 3, 2021 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Conditional rider Conor McNamara played his part as Willie Mullins took Punchestown by storm on the opening day of the Festival on Tuesday. Mullins saddled five winners and the Rathkeale man rode the first of them as Jazzaway came out on the right side of a photo-finish to the two-mile handicap hurdle.…

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18-year-old Wesley Joyce records 50/1 winner in Sligo

By Jack Neville / May 2, 2021 /

It was a day to remember for Moyross native Wesley Joyce as he recorded his first ever winner at Sligo on Sunday afternoon.

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Conor McNamara brings season tally to 26 for Mullins and Cromwell – Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / April 21, 2021 /

Limerick/Clare Racing News Conor McNamara brought his tally for the season to 26 with winners for trainers Gavin Cromwell and Willie Mullins last week. He partnered the Darren Cahill-owned Coulonces to win the mares’ maiden hurdle at Fairyhouse on Tuesday. The Gavin Cromwell-trained 10/1 chance was never far off the pace and led before the…

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