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Acapella makes most of easy lead to land Ten Up

Sun, 19 Feb 17 19:20

A SPECTACULAR display of jumping and galloping from the front by the Sandra Hughes-trained Acapella Bourgeois in the Grade 2 Ten Up Novice Chase was the talk of Navan on Sunday - but was it too good to be true?

Exciting Sutton Place storms to Boyne Hurdle glory

Sun, 19 Feb 17 15:16

ODDS-ON favourite Sutton Place gave his backers a few anxious moments but ultimately ran out an authoritative winner of this Grade 2 prize, beating his Gordon Elliott-trained stablemate De Plotting Shed by three and three-quarter lengths.

Red Mills Trial Hurdle to sort Jezki's Cheltenham target

Wed, 08 Feb 17 11:15

JEZKI, who is prominent in the betting for the Stan James Champion Hurdle and Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle, will have his Cheltenham Festival target determined after he runs at Gowran Park on Saturday week.

Invitation Only puts his unbeaten record on the line at Navan

Sun, 18 Dec 16 08:48

DESPITE losing its Grade 1 status in 2014, this remains a mouthwatering affair and Willie Mullins has certainly not been disillusioned by the demotion as he puts his faith in the unbeaten Invitation Only

Elliott notches stunning six-timer at Navan

Sun, 27 Nov 16 15:08

GORDON Elliott fired in six of the best, at astounding odds of 41,276-1, at Navan on Sunday and bookmakers immediately shortened his odds of dethroning Willie Mullins.

Navan: Empire gives 11-strong Elliott team Troytown win

Sun, 27 Nov 16 14:25

EMPIRE OF DIRT gave trainer Gordon Elliott his hat-trick of Troytown wins when romping away with the valuable prize under a confident ride from Bryan Cooper.

Jet Setting stars on Super Sunday at Tipperary

Mon, 03 Oct 16 11:19

Adrian Keatley must be the only man in Ireland who smiles when the rain arrives. His star filly Jet Setting just loves to get her toe in and she proved a class apart with conditions in her favour in the Group 3 Concorde Stakes at Tipperary.

Chantilly: Found leads home Arc one-two-three for O'Brien

Sun, 02 Oct 16 15:10

FOUND, so often the bridesmaid this season, enjoyed her finest hour as she led home an Aidan O'Brien-trained one-two-three in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Newmarket: Springs shows her class to win Sun Chariot

Sat, 01 Oct 16 15:59

ALICE SPRINGS registered her third Group 1 success of the season when getting the better of a good tussle with Always Smile to win the Sun Chariot.

Murphy hoping to bow out with a fairytale finish

Sat, 01 Oct 16 11:23

BLACK ZAMBEZI, who contests the 2m4f maiden hurdle at Gowran Park (2.35) on Saturday, will be Colm Murphy's final runner as a trainer following his announcement last month he was quitting the ranks due to financial reasons.

Rich Ricci: I have no intention of leaving Willie Mullins

Fri, 30 Sep 16 08:55

RICH RICCI is sticking by champion trainer Willie Mullins. He was speaking the day after the shock news that Gigginstown House Stud had removed 60 horses from Mullins after a disagreement over training fees.

Dettori gets call-up for Order Of St George in Arc

Thu, 29 Sep 16 19:11

FRANKIE DETTORI will get the chance to win a fifth Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Sunday after Aidan O’Brien ushered him from the substitutes' bench to take the ride on Gold Cup hero Order Of St George.

Gold Cup hero Don Cossack nearing return to training

Thu, 29 Sep 16 12:30

CONNECTIONS of Don Cossack will have a better idea about the prospect of their Gold Cup hero racing again when he returns to training at Gordon Elliott's yard in the coming weeks.

Munster National renamed to honour JT McNamara

Mon, 26 Sep 16 16:11

THE Munster National at Limerick on October 9 has been renamed to honour John Thomas McNamara, the leading amateur rider who died earlier this year.

Boom time for Tizzard following arrival of Potts team

Mon, 26 Sep 16 08:49

IN CUE CARD and Thistlecrack he has two of the most exciting horses around – and now Colin Tizzard’s firepower is set to grow even greater with 15 horses from Alan and Ann Potts coming to his yard.

O'Brien takes 16th Beresford Stakes with Capri

Sun, 25 Sep 16 15:30

CAPRI got the better of a three-way battle between Ballydoyle stablemates as Aidan O'Brien won a 16th Beresford Stakes in the last 21 renewals.

Trainer Tommy Stack to retire at the end of the season

Sun, 25 Sep 16 14:48

CLASSIC-winning trainer Tommy Stack is to retire at the end of this year with his son, and long time assistant, Fozzy, taking over the licence at Thomastown Castle stables in Co Tipperary.

Altior to lead strong Henderson team of novice chasers

Sun, 18 Sep 16 20:00

ALTIOR, whose five-race winning streak over hurdles last season culminated in a brilliant victory from Min in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle, will spearhead Nicky Henderson's team of novice chasers, the trainer revealed at his annual owners'

Duchess wins to scupper hopes of Pick 6 players

Sun, 18 Sep 16 15:23

DUCHESS ANDORRA showed a willing attitude to spring a surprise and register a first win at Group level when narrowly fending off Laganore.

Gannon out for the season in further injury blow

Sat, 17 Sep 16 13:15

THE injured Cathy Gannon, who at one stage had hoped to be back in time for the Shergar Cup, will not be seen on a racecourse again this year with the latest update from her specialist suggesting a return to raceriding in the new year.

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