Ireland Launches New Jockey Coaching Program with Five Former Riders as Mentors

Equuip, the education and training department of Horse Racing Ireland, has launched a coaching program for jockeys. This includes the appointment of coaches for different regions, with Carberry coaching the Meath and north regions and O’Connor coaching the west. Former champion jockey Barry Geraghty will support the new coaches and serve as a liaison coach on the jockey pathway. The […]

Trainer Martin Brassil Aims for Strong Aintree Assault with Potential to Show More

Trainer Martin Brassil is planning a strong assault on the Aintree Grand National, considering the impressive performance of his horses in various races. Brassil has a formidable National record and is targeting the Irish National as his main goal, with a potential entry for Aintree. He is focusing on Desertmore House, an eight-year-old who has shown promise in recent races […]

Blackmore’s Faith in Ain’t That A Shame Rewarded with Thyestes Win – Rachael Shines

The De Bromhead family has a strong connection with Gowran Park’s main event. Harry de Bromhead, who passed away, won with Grand Habit in 1992, while 25 years later, Henry de Bromhead achieved the same feat with Champagne West in 2017. Ain’t That A Shame had participated in challenging handicap chases and came close to winning a major prize several […]

Guineas heroine Mawj makes a sensational return in Group 1 Jebel Hatta – Racing Post

Saeed bin Suroor’s filly has had significant success, winning a 1m1f Grade 1 race in the US and almost clinching the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Santa Anita. However, concerns about her stable’s current form exist, as they have not performed well in the UAE season so far, except for one runner-up finish in December. This raises doubts about the field’s […]

Racing Post’s Free Friday Racing Tips: Six Horses Worth Considering for Multiples

Ben Pauling’s eight-year-old is poised to secure his first victory over fences. Trainer Stan Moore has been enjoying success and the horse is attractively handicapped. Additionally, he is rapidly improving and holds strong hat-trick prospects. The horse was performing well in the London National before falling, and it has a fondness for the track. However, the heavy ground in the […]

Friday’s Horse Racing Features Three-Mile Chasers at Sandown and Guineas Heroine Mawj’s Return at Meydan – Racing Post

The atmosphere at Sandown’s Grand Military Gold Cup meeting will be a far cry from the luxurious setting of Meydan. Here, mud-splattered jockeys will be riding, creating a stark contrast to the elegance of the Meydan racetrack. Meanwhile, three-time British Flat champion Oisin Murphy will be returning to the saddle to ride 1,000 Guineas heroine Mawj at Meydan. This marks […]