Paul Nolan’s winning favourite

By Dan Walsh at Wexford Races Joyeux Machin (11/10 favourite) was scored a popular local success in a hurdle race for trainer Paul Nolan and Enniscorthy brothers, Jim and Sam McCauley running in the colours of Rectory Road Holdings Ltd, impressively by seven lengths at Wexford races this evening with Wexford jockey Sean Flanagan inContinue reading “Paul Nolan’s winning favourite”

Wednesday racing at Wexford

By Dan Walsh Bettyville Park plays host to a promising midweek Wednesday jump racing seven-race card with the first race off at 5.30pm. There is a warm dry forecast which creates the ideal opportunity for families and a large attendance while the track is undergoing a watering programme to ensure safe conditions and the goingContinue reading “Wednesday racing at Wexford”

Big weekend for Berry and Bowe

By Dan Walsh Colin Bowe had a weekend treble, two of them ridden by Ross Berry, at the final weekend of the 2022-’23 point-to-point season. Today at Inchydoney, Bowe saddled Seattle Seahawk in the colours of Maria Kavanagh, Arklow, to a nine lengths success in the maiden race for six-year-olds plus ridden by Ross BerryContinue reading “Big weekend for Berry and Bowe”

Harley Dunne saddles the first two

By Dan Walsh There was point-to-point action today at Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary, where Harley Dunne saddled the first two home in the maiden race for four-year-old mares and there was only a neck separating them. Seventeen years old Frankie Murphy from Skibbereen was on the winner Breaking Silence and Tiernan Power Roche rode newcomer CantContinue reading “Harley Dunne saddles the first two”

Goodnightngodbless at the Wexford races

By Dan Walsh at Wexford Races It was a family day at Wexford racecourse this afternoon with a large attendance in summer conditions and a fair amount of local involvement on the seven-race card and some good competitive racing. Amateur jockey James Kenny from Craanford rode his eighth career winner on the track when bringingContinue reading “Goodnightngodbless at the Wexford races”

Wexford Saturday summer racing

By Dan Walsh A warm and dry forecast should boost the attendance at the Saturday summer races at Bettyville Park where there is a seven-race jumps card with the first race away at 1.40pm. The track is described as “yielding, good in places (watering) and a competitive afternoon’s racing is guaranteed. The card is asContinue reading “Wexford Saturday summer racing”

Treble for Bertie Finn and Colin Bowe

By Dan Walsh Today’s point-to-point at Ballindenisk, Co. Cork was a remarkable occasion for Oulart rider Bertie Finn and Kiltealy trainer Colin Bowe who shared a treble and narrowly missed a four-timer in a ‘photo-finish’. The thrilled trio got off the mark in the second division of the maiden race for five-year-old plus mares whenContinue reading “Treble for Bertie Finn and Colin Bowe”

Another big day for O’Neill and Bowe

By Dan Walsh Saturday point-to-point races took place at Newry, Co. Down today where Barry O’Neill and Colin Bowe shared a double, and with the benefit of a walk-over for David Christie’s Bold Enough in the Open Race, Barry the champion added a third success. The maiden race for four-year-olds was divided with the firstContinue reading “Another big day for O’Neill and Bowe”

Monday double for Barry O’Neill

By Dan Walsh Point-to-point action yesterday (Monday) took place at Toomebridge in Mid-Antrim where champion rider Barry O’Neill recorded a double and Donnchadh Doyle saddled the only Wexford winner on the six-race card. Davidoc in the Monbeg Syndicate colours was an easy 19 lengths winner for handler Donnchadh Doyle and rider Rob James in theContinue reading “Monday double for Barry O’Neill”

11 Wexford winners on Sunday

By Dan Walsh Two point-to-point fixtures today – at Bartlemy in Co. Cork and Grennan, Co. Kilkenny – and an amazing eleven winners for Wexford stables including a four-timer for Colin Bowe, three for rider Jack Hendrick, doubles for Bertie Finn, Brian Lawless, Donnchadh Doyle and Barry O’Neill and the Doyles from Ballindaggin, Donnchadh, SeanContinue reading “11 Wexford winners on Sunday”