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HRI: Weekly Racing News

By Jack Neville / January 7, 2019 /

Limerick Racing News Croom veteran Andrew McNamara enjoyed a New Year’s Day winner as Kilderry Prince landed the handicap chase at Tramore on Tuesday. Ridden by local amateur Sheila Ahern, the 20/1 chance won by two and quarter lengths from Gotaway.  Other Racing News A crowd of 5,610 was in attendance on the biggest day…

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Bumper festive period for Horse Racing Ireland

By John Keogh / December 31, 2018 /

The Irish Horse Racing powerhouses essentially had mixed Christmas periods in Limerick, Leopardstown and in the UK. Gordon Elliott had just two winners from his first 50 runners over the course of the first couple of days across Ireland and Britain, whereas he also had to ruminate further over where they are going with Samcro,…

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Westerner Point wins the feature race at Limerick Racecourse

By John Keogh / December 27, 2018 /

It was a fine day for trainer Eoghan O’Grady as his Westerner Point came in at 14/1 to clinch the feature Tim Duggan Memorial Handicap Steeplechase today at Limerick Racecourse. Under the guidance of Phillip Enright, Westerner Point saw off competition from Kylecrue and Burgas to clinch the race. The day started off with another…

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WATCH: Limerick jockey Mark Enright gives brutally honest & brave interview

By Raffaele Rocca / December 26, 2018 /

Mark Enright discusses overcoming his depression with RTE Racing presenter Robert Hall in a brutally honest and brave interview in advance of the Leopardstown Christmas meeting which began today. “It had gone to the point where I did not see any point in living on” After having a breakdown Enright chatted with Dr Adrian McGoldrick…

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Glory for Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown in first day of Limerick Races

By John Keogh / December 26, 2018 /

The four day festival of horse racing at Limerick Racecourse got off to a flying start with Hardline the surprising winner ahead of Getabird in the Grade 1 Matchbook Betting Exchange Novice Steeplechase. The Michael O’Leary owned horse saw off the firm favourite after Getabird and Ruby Walsh made an error at the final hurdle…

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Weekly Racing News with 10/1 shot Kilacolla wins in Clogher

By Jack Neville / December 3, 2018 /

Limerick Racing News Clogher trainer Austin Leahy was among the winners at his local track on Friday afternoon where Killacolla landed the rated novice hurdle. The 10/1 shot showed plenty of determination to account for the Guido Reni which was sent off at half the winner’s odds. Laura Hourigan also made it to the winners’…

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Weekly Racing News with new sponsor for Grade1 Novice Chase this Christmas

By Jack Neville / November 26, 2018 /

Limerick Racing News  Matchbook Betting Exchange announced as the new sponsor of Limerick’s Grade 1 Novice Chase Limerick Racecourse has announced Matchbook Betting Exchange as the new sponsor of the Matchbook Betting Exchange Grade 1 Novice Chase on St Stephen’s Day as part of a three-year agreement. The Matchbook Betting Exchange Grade 1 Novice Chase is…

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Matchbook Betting Exchange to sponsor Limerick’s Grade 1 Novice Chase

By Raffaele Rocca / November 22, 2018 /

Limerick Racecourse has announced Matchbook Betting Exchange as the new sponsor of the Matchbook Betting Exchange Grade 1 Novice Chase on St Stephen’s Day as part of a three-year agreement. The Matchbook Betting Exchange Grade 1 Novice Chase is the feature race on St. Stephen’s Day, the opening day of the iconic four day Mr…

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Weekly Limerick Racing News with a weekend to remember for Enda Bolger

By Jack Neville / November 19, 2018 /

Limerick Racing News Enda Bolger had a weekend to remember as he won cross-country chases at both Cheltenham and Punchestown in less than 24 hours. Old favourite Josies Orders was the toast of the Irish at Cheltenham on Friday when battling well to deny Fact Of The Matter in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase.…

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Weekly Racing News- Ballyoisin in impressive form

By Jack Neville / November 12, 2018 /

Limerick Racing News  Ballyoisin ran out a most impressive of the Grade 2 TheTote.com Fortria Chase at Navan on Sunday. With Doctor Phoenix missing out due to ground conditions, Enda Bolger’s seven-year-old was sent off an 8/13 favourite and his supporters never had a moment’s worry. He was clear from halfway under Barry Geraghty and scored by…

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