Allen and Ireland qualify for Olympics

By Dan Walsh The Irish Showjumping team has qualified for the Olympic Games in Paris following a Friday night of high drama at the ECCO FEI World Show Jumping Championships in Herning, Denmark, where an outstanding performance from Michael Blake’s Irish Showjumping team of Denis Lynch, Bertram Allen, Cian O’Connor and Daniel Coyle, saw themContinue reading “Allen and Ireland qualify for Olympics”

Colin Bowe is a winner at HRI Awards

By Dan Walsh Colin Bowe was amongst the ten winners at the 18th annual Horse Racing Ireland Awards announced today. “I wasn’t expecting it but delighted to be a winner for the second year in a row,” the Kiltealy handler told presenter Gary O’Brien in a ceremony transmitted on the HRI website.The popular Kiltealy handlerContinue reading “Colin Bowe is a winner at HRI Awards”

Fogarty and Bowe success at Wexford

By Dan Walsh It is rare for a Wexford race meeting to pass without a local winner and today it was the turn of Cleariestown jockey Mikey Fogarty and Kiltealy trainer Colin Bowe who combined to supply the winner of the Courtown Mares Maiden Hurdle with Flamin Aimee (4/1). “We’re delighted with her and delightedContinue reading “Fogarty and Bowe success at Wexford”

Strong card for Saturday Wexford races

By Dan Walsh For the second Saturday in succession racing action takes place at Bettyville Park tomorrow, but sadly no spectators are permitted to attend on this occasion, as the fixture is run ‘behind closed doors’ under Government Covid-19 restriction guidelines. It is a seven-race card with all races attracting the maximum safety number ofContinue reading “Strong card for Saturday Wexford races”

Liz Doyle double at local Wexford track

By Dan Walsh Local trainer Liz Doyle, who trains at Crossabeg on the outskirts of Wexford, was princess of Bettyville Park today where she saddled a double on a fine afternoon. There was a cracking finish to the second division of the mares maiden race at with Yabo (3/1) getting the better of  the GordonContinue reading “Liz Doyle double at local Wexford track”

Saturday races ‘behind closed doors’

By Dan Walsh Ground staff have been putting the finishing touches to Bettyville Park in preparation for Saturday’s race meeting which will be run ‘behind closed doors’ in line with Government Covid-19 guidelines. Sadly, no spectators are allowed on this occasion. Plenty of local trainers have runners and some local jockeys in action too amongstContinue reading “Saturday races ‘behind closed doors’”

Wednesday Wexford races ‘behind closed doors’

By Dan Walsh The first race meeting at Bettyville Park since St. Patrick’s Day when proceedings were held ‘behind closed doors’ takes place on Wednesday, which is excellent news, but the bad news is that the Covid-19 government guidelines are still existent, and the stands will have to remain empty. There is a strong entryContinue reading “Wednesday Wexford races ‘behind closed doors’”