The Lambourn trainer is hopeful of making a breakthrough in Qatar as they have never previously sent out a runner there. The trainer is excited about the opportunity that the eight-year-old has at the HH Amir Sword Festival. The Barratt Racing-owned gelding, a six-time winner for Kevin Ryan, has spent the winter in the Middle East and recently finished fifth […]
Teeshan recently joined Nicholls with a strong reputation, having been privately acquired following an impressive 41-length victory in a point-to-point at Loughanmore in October. This performance was praised as “brilliant” by Derek O’Connor, who highlighted Teeshan as one of his three horses to watch from the four-year-old crop in an Irish point-to-point weekly supplement. The son of Westerner justified his […]
It seemed that the mentioned events occurred towards the end of the person’s time as a jockey, so the questioner considered an earlier race. They pondered if it could have been Bula or Lanzarote, and then they realized that the person must have been referring to Pengrail, the Sun Alliance Chase winner from 1975. This victory came in the season […]
Thirteen months ago, Gary Moore expressed a mix of disappointment and relief regarding his son Jamie Moore’s retirement from race-riding due to a career-ending injury. Jamie, who had a successful career with 968 career wins, was unable to fulfill his final ambition of reaching 1000 wins, but Gary Moore was relieved that Jamie heeded medical advice. He mentioned Jamie’s notable […]
Ado McGuinness raises concerns about smaller trainers in Ireland facing serious challenges in horse racing industry.
The two leading trainers have a history of winning major races due to the high-quality and large number of horses in their stables. McGuinness, the chairman of the Irish Racehorse Trainers Association, is worried about the future of racing for other trainers. He believes that smaller jump trainers in Ireland are facing serious difficulties due to the limited market opportunities […]
If you’re lucky enough to have a contender, there are good options for a final prep run at Haydock, Ascot and Punchestown. For geeks like me, decades of getting over-excited each April makes these races thrilling by association. To the untutored eye, it may be hard to differentiate them from the many other insoluble marathon handicaps which beset our path […]
Teeshan, who joined Nicholls with a strong reputation after an impressive performance in a point-to-point at Loughanmore in October, is now a top contender in the Champion Bumper market. Derek O’Connor lauded his “brilliant” performance, and he justified his odds-on favouritism by winning by seven lengths at Exeter. Currently, Teeshan is priced at 8-1 with Betfair Sportsbook, placing him among […]
Tom Segal, Racing Post’s expert, provides festival advice – “He’s miles better than these” – to your questions.
I’ll be happy to help you with that. Here’s the processed text in logical paragraphs: — Theatre Man in the Ultima (I’m not sure I’d fancy him in the Plate), Ndaawi in the Boodles, Springwell Bay in the Pertemps, King Of Kingsfield in the County, Doddiethegreat in the Coral Cup, Good Time Jonny in anything . . . But I […]
The knockout rounds of Europe’s premier club competition are set to begin this week. There will be four last-16 fixtures taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday, 14-time winners Real Madrid will be in action, and Manchester City will be facing Copenhagen. On Wednesday, PSG will take on Real Sociedad, and Bayern Munich will be facing Lazio. Bayern Munich’s […]
Thurles. The Gordon Elliott-trained seven-year-old was kept very honest by front-running Aspire Tower under Rachael Blackmore over a trip which might be short enough for him these days, but he asserted late under Jack Kennedy to prevail by half a length. Kennedy said: “He was only getting going late. I thought Rachael was going to quicken away from me but […]