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Billy Lee at the double: Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / January 25, 2021 /

Limerick Racing News Conditional jockey Gary Noonan provided Mallow trainer Paul O’Flynn with a welcome tonic as he partnered Quarry Lil to win the two-mile handicap hurdle at Clonmel on Tuesday. O’Flynn is recovering after taking a fall at home and his father Tom reported, “It’ll take time to recover but he’ll be fine. I’d…

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Hayes at the double as McNamara scores a big win in Naas – Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / January 18, 2021 /

Limerick Racing News Chris Hayes added to a double at Dundalk the previous Friday evening with two more all-weather winners at the County Louth venue on Monday. He took the opening two races on the afternoon card, both divisions of the 12-furlong handicap. The Darren Bunyan-trained Stay With Me was first up and the Shanagolden…

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Hayes and O’Brien highlight locally-Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / January 11, 2021 /

Limerick Racing News Ballingarry trainer Richard O’Brien struck at the first meeting of the New Year at Dundalk on Friday where Irish Acclaim landed his second race for the stable in the seven-furlong rated race. Purchased for just GBP£3,500 at the horses-in-training sales last October, he sprang a 50/1 surprise on his first run for…

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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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