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Weekly Racing News as Charles Byrnes wins in Killarney

By Jack Neville / May 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Charles Byrnes got punters off to the best possible start at Killarney on Monday evening where he saddled Doctor Duffy to win the 2m4f maiden hurdle. A strong 9/10 favourite, the six-year-old scored a comfortable victory over his nearest market rival Abyssinian in the hands of the in-form Phillip Enright for the…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News

By Jack Neville / May 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Billy Lee took the new-look Curragh by storm on Monday when riding three winners for three different trainers. He took the opening two-year-old maiden on the Paddy Twomey-trained Sunday Sovereign which raced to a three-length success in the colours of the Sunday Racing Club. He followed up straight away when partnering the…

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Ruby’s retirement and all this weeks Racing news

By Jack Neville / May 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News  Enda Bolger revolves his whole season around the Punchestown festival and Blue Templar ensured it was a week to remember for the Bruree-based trainer by winning twice at the five-day event.  The JP McManus-owned eight-year-old won the first race of the festival, the Kildare Hunt Club Fr Sean Breen Memorial Chase for the…

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Success for Limerick trainers- Weekly racing news

By Jack Neville / April 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Drombeg Dawn has been a solid horse for Kilmallock-based Austin Leahy in recent seasons and the four-year-old recorded her fifth career success at Tipperary on Thursday. Ridden by Shane Foley, the 11/1 chance showed plenty of determination to hold off 15/8 favourite Downforce by half a length. Billy Lee was on the…

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Weeky Racing News- Double success for Eric McNamara

By Jack Neville / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Eric McNamara landed a double at his local track on Thursday where Torquay was first off the mark as he defied top-weight to land the opening division of the 2m5f handicap hurdle. Ridden by the winning trainer’s son Conor and carrying the colours of owner John Donald, the 5/1 shot made much…

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Weekly Racing News: Double success for Chris Hayes & Aintree Round-Up

By Jack Neville / April 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Chris Hayes shared two winners with legendary Curragh trainer Dermot Weld at Leopardstown on Wednesday. Weld was responsible for four winners on the afternoon and Hayes helped him on his way when partnering the first two in an opening race double. The pair won the opening fillies’ maiden with even money favourite…

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Association of Irish Racecourses pledge financial support to Irish Injured Jockeys

By Jack Neville / April 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR), representing all 26 Irish racecourses, today pledged an annual financial contribution of €123,000 to support the Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) over a three year period.   Building on the existing positive relationship between racecourses and the Irish Injured Jockeys, all 26 racecourses have committed to this scheme which will…

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Weekly Racing News- Big week for Chris Hayes

By Jack Neville / April 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Limerick Racing News Billy Lee got off the mark for the new Flat season when teaming up with Curragh trainer Willie McCreery to win the opening 5f fillies’ maiden with Ickworth at Dundalk on Friday night. She carried the colours of Godolphin to success at odds of 5/1. Lee made all the running on the…

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WATCH: Champion Hurdle Glory for JP McManus in Cheltenham

By Jack Neville / March 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

There were joyous scenes for JP McManus in Cheltenham today as his 16/1 outsider Espoir D’Allen stormed to victory in the feature Grade 1 Unibet Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham. McManus’ Buveir D’Air entered the race as one of the markets favourites but fell at the third, paving the way for Mark Walsh to ride to…

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WATCH: Top of the Town Cheltenham 2019 Preview Night

By Raffaele Rocca / March 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Last weekend, Top of the town in Askeaton hosted a Cheltenham 2019 Preview Night ahead of one of horse racing’s marquee yearly festivals. Brought to you in association with Barrigone Robertstown Family Fun Day, August 15th 2019, the Cheltenham 2019 Festival Preview brought together an expert panel that gave their tips and predictions. Check out…

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