Great To Be Back Racing At Naas Today

Posted on June 8, 2020

It’s great to be back racing today at Naas. Hopefully all will go well today and for all the behind closed doors fixtures over the next few weeks. Paul Murtagh and Jennifer Pugh from the IHRB and everyone in Brian Kavanagh’s team at HRI, have done a huge amount of work to get the protocols agreed and hopefully everything will …
We’ll have an eye on what promises to be a huge day of racing in Hong Kong tomorrow, with no fewer than four ex Copper Beach trained horses lining up over the course of the night and we have two ‘runners’ in the featured Group 1 QEII Cup. Playa Del Puente was a good horse for us and he has …

3 For Naas This Afternoon

Posted on March 23, 2020

It’s great that we are racing and the turf season gets underway at Naas today where we run three which includes Hamariyna in the Park Express Stakes. My thoughts on our three runners are below. 3.00 Arcanears (Liam Browne) He comes into the race in good form and we have decided to take 10lbs off him with Liam Browne. We …

Three For Dundalk This Afternoon

Posted on March 20, 2020

It’s great that we are back racing later today at Dundalk where we run three and my thoughts on them are below. It’s been well documented that there was a lengthy meeting earlier this week, where a very strict set of protocols were put in place to ensure that racing continues behind closed doors. The situation is being monitored daily …

Two for Dundalk Tonight

Posted on March 13, 2020

Due to the current situation regarding the Coronavirus, we are very grateful with the decision made to continue racing in Dundalk this evening.  We have just got the two runners. 5.45 Lady de Vesci (Ronan Whelan) Lady de Vesci would appreciate being back in claiming company and given the overall balance of form in the race I think she has …

One For Meydan And One For Dundalk

Posted on March 6, 2020

Both Simsir and Massif Central arrived home safely from Dubai during the week.  They will both have a short break now before resuming training.  They both look terrific and I am sure they will benefit from their visit to Dubai. Surrounding meanwhile is still there and she takes her chance tomorrow in the Jebel Hatta (Group 1) at Meydan.  This …
We go chasing black type later this evening with Orchid Gardens who lines up in the Listed Patton Stakes at Dundalk, but it was great to win a big race in Dubai last night after Simsir won a valuable race at The Carnival. It was a great result for all our team. Robbie Gallagher has been over there since the …