Despite the fact that we are into the last few weeks of the flat season, the yards remains busy and we run five at Dundalk tonight with three runners at The Curragh on Sunday. My thoughts on them are below. 5.15  Airlift (Ronan Whelan) He’s horse that we like and he is ready to start off. This is a very …
It’s relatively quiet weekend with four runners spread over tonight at Dundalk and The Curragh on Saturday and Sunday. I’ll be at Goffs next week and I would be delighted to meet anyone that will be over at the sales to show them around our facilities here. My thoughts on our runners are below. 7.15 Massif Central (Ronan Whelan) He …

Three For Fairyhouse This Afternoon

Posted on September 23, 2019

After a rare Sunday off, we are back racing at Fairyhouse today with three runners, which includes Zarzyni in the Listed Blenheim Stakes. My thoughts on today’s runners are below. 4.05 Slieve Bearnagh (Ronan Whelan)  &  Overtake (Ben Coen) Slieve Bearnagh is a well bred horse and I am looking forward to getting him started. We like him and he’s …
We have a busy weekend coming up with three runners at Dundalk tonight and we have four runners at Gowran Park tomorrow.  I am looking forward to getting back to Dundalk and hopefully the remedial work on the course will be to everyone’s satisfaction. DUNDALK 5.25 ZAAMAR (RONAN WHELAN) Zaamar ran a fine race when second the last day at …

Runners for Champions Weekend

Posted on September 13, 2019

It’s a great weekend of sport and Champions Weekend at Leopardstown and The Curragh is the highlight of the flat season in Ireland and it’s an initiative that has gone from strength to strength. Flat racing in Ireland needed a focus and a highlight and that is what this weekend is all about. The timing is perfect and I’d say …

One runner at Gowran Park today

Posted on September 4, 2019

It has been a quiet week racing wise.  We had no runners on Monday at Roscommon due to the heavy ground. We had a good day at Naas yesterday for the Barrier Trials, where we had 6 runners.  We find these a wonderful initiative and top marks to Jeremy Greene of ITM for all his hard work in putting it …
We run four at The Curragh tonight and two at Cork on Sunday (Homecoming is a non runner) and my thoughts on them are below. In the meantime, Irish Champions Weekend is just over two weeks away, and we hope to be well represented over the two days. Surrounding has a couple of options at Leopardstown. She holds an entry …