Caoimhe ready to fight for Ireland

By Dan Walsh Promising young boxing star Caoimhe Kinsella, (17), has been selected on the Ireland boxing team competing in the World Youth Boxing Championships in La Nucia in Spain later this month – November 12th-27th. A native of Marshalstown, Caoimhne is a member of St Anthony’s and St. Patrick’s Boxing Club, Enniscorthy. Caoimhe KinsellaContinue reading “Caoimhe ready to fight for Ireland”

Barry O’Neill rides three winners

By Dan Walsh Champion point-to-point rider Barry O’Neill had an amazing treble at Damma House in Kilkenny today. O’Neill led all the way and won by 15 lengths on Agrirlcalledchloe for Tinahely owner/handler Philip Rothwell in the mares maiden race for five year olds and upward, The Ballindaggin rider won the Winner of Two raceContinue reading “Barry O’Neill rides three winners”

Aintree champion wins well at Wexford

By Dan Walsh at Betyville Park 2022 Aintree Grand National winner Noble Yeats turned up at Wexford races this afternoon and following a flawless victory in the track’s only Listed Race – the MW Hickey Memorial Chase – Paddy Power has slashed his odds from 16’s to 12/1 favourite to win the Aintree spectacle forContinue reading “Aintree champion wins well at Wexford”

Harley Dunne hits ‘the ton’!

By Dan Walsh Popular Wexford rider Harley Dunne achieved his 100th career point-to-point victory today at the Tattersalls races in Meath today. Denis Murphy, Ballyboy Stables, The Ballagh, saddled first timer Working Away in the mares’ maiden race for four-year-olds at the Meath and Tara Foxhounds point-to-point at Tattersalls today and it finished in aContinue reading “Harley Dunne hits ‘the ton’!”

Aintree National winner faces Wexford fences

By Dan Walsh The 50/1 winner of the Aintree Grand National this year, Noble Yeats, is a declared runner for Wexford’s only Listed Race – the MW Hickey Memorial Chase – at Bettyville Park tomorrow (Bank Holiday Monday). Sean Bowen is travelling over from England to take the mount. The news was warmly greeted onContinue reading “Aintree National winner faces Wexford fences”

Daryl Jacob rides first Wexford winner

By Dan Walsh at Bettyville Park Daryl Jacob has enjoyed a fabulous career as a jockey in England over many seasons, including multiple Grade One races and the 2012 Aintree Grand National success on Neptune Collonges, but he added a new entry on his CV at Wexford today with a winner on his local trackContinue reading “Daryl Jacob rides first Wexford winner”

Festival of racing at Bettyville Park

By Dan Walsh The first of the two-day magic festival of racing at Bettyville Park takes place tomorrow (Sunday) with 93 entries and the going anticipated to be ‘soft, heavy in places’ following heavy rainfall in recent days. Latest update on the going from Wexford Racecourse today (Saturday) reads; “Heavy, soft in places. Following 9mmContinue reading “Festival of racing at Bettyville Park”

Saturday Wexford winners

By Dan Walsh Today’s point-to-point races at Loughbrickland in Co. Down commenced with a thrilling finish to the maiden race for four-year-olds with two Wexford trained horses fighting out the finish. Ask Anything from the Redbridge Stables of Michael Murphy at Duncormick with 20 years old Cork rider Darragh Higgins up, took the spoils byContinue reading “Saturday Wexford winners”

Sean Doyle leads handlers’ championship

By Dan Walsh at Ballycrystal Ballindaggin handler Sean Doyle is top of the Handlers’ Championship table tonight following the success of Old Style Humor in the maiden race for five-year-old geldings at the Island Hunt races at Ballycrystal, Kiltealy, this afternoon. Owned by the Monbeg Partnership, Old Style Humor, who was runner-up at Tinahely onContinue reading “Sean Doyle leads handlers’ championship”

80 entries for Ballycrystal on Sunday

By Dan Walsh The Island Hunt are hoping for a large attendance as they stage the autumn point-to-point fixture at Ballycrystal, Kiltealy, tomorrow where 80 entries have registered for the six-race card. The going is expected to be ‘yielding’ and the first race is off at 2pm. Rob James and Sean Doyle teamed up toContinue reading “80 entries for Ballycrystal on Sunday”