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Friday 10th May

We are off to Downpatrick today with 5 runners.

MONITION runs in the Roadstud Installations Maiden Hurdle over 2m 5f. He would have his work cut out today against a couple in today’s field. We would like to see more from him compared to his last run in Cork. Jack Kennedy is on board.

COOLONGOLOOK runs in the Russell Auto Sales Maiden Hurdle over 2m 2f. He was a winner on the flat last October. He had a respectable first time run over hurdles last day out in Gowran Park. He will like the good ground seen as his two wins were on good ground. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.

OCEAN VOYAGE runs in the Molson Coors Laffy Bar Maiden Handicap Hurdle over 2m 1f. She won well last day out in Cork back in March. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.

We have two in the Molson Coors INH Flat Race over 2m 1f. KILLINKERE runs here today. He is an interesting contender out of Hayes Princess who was a three time winner in the UK. Declan Lavery is on board. AMOR VERADERO also runs in this. She has had a couple of runs on the track and has been unlucky to date, pulling up last day out. This is her debut start for the yard and Jordan Williams rides today who claims 7lbs.

TIGER ROLL will also be heading to Downpatrick today to parade.

We also have one heading to Necarne for the Ladies Open. KRUZHLININ bids for another success today after having a very good pointing season to date. Lisa O’Neill takes the ride.

By |2019-05-10T08:55:50+01:00May 10th, 2019|

Thursday 9th May

We Just have the two runners making their way to Tipperary today.

We kick off the day with CARRIE DES CHAMPS in the “Hotel Minella Mares Maiden Hurdle”. She makes her debut over hurdles and with proven ability in bumpers she should hopefully put in a solid performance. Jack Kennedy is in the saddle.

WESTERN HONOUR is our final runner of the day, he lines up in the “Berkshire @ Kedrah House Stud Beginners Steeplechase” he ran an impressive race on his debut over fences in Limerick and he has learned a lot from that day. Jack Kennnedy is in the saddle.

 

By |2019-05-08T10:46:05+01:00May 9th, 2019|

Tuesday 7th May

We head to Ballinrobe today…

ROAD TO DUBAI runs in the Connollys Sligo & Galway Maiden Hurdle over 2m 1f. He would very much be the one to beat here having run well on his debut over hurdles back in January. The 4 time flat winner has taken to his hurdling career well and is ready for another run here today. Katie O’ Farrell is in the saddle.

We have 2 in the BetVictor Maiden Hurdle over 2m 5f. Both ACRONYM and CATS FOR CASH have been a little disappointing lately. However today could be a chance for them to redeem themselves with the quality of race it is today. Acronym is ridden by Connor Brassil who claims 5 lb. Andrew Ring rides Cats For Cash.

DARLING MISS runs in the FBD Opportunity Handicap Hurdle over 2m 5f. She pulled up last day out in Limerick back in April. Kevin Brogan is in the saddle who claims 4lb which will be an advantage to her.

GLOBAL JACKPOT runs in the Supermac’s Beginners Steeplechase over 2m 1f. He ran in Fairyhouse on the Grand National weekend and this will stand to him with most of his rivals not ran since last year. Brian Hayes takes the ride.

COOLAGH PARK runs in the Connaught Telegraph (Pro-AM) INH Flat Race over 2m 1f. He makes his debut to the track here today. Jamie Codd takes the ride.

By |2019-05-07T08:25:28+01:00May 7th, 2019|

Monday 6th May

After a busy week in Punchestown, we head to Down Royal with 8 runners.

BATTS ROCK runs in the Pepsi Max Oppertunity Maiden Hurdle over 2m. He has his chance here today after his last run in Fairyhouse. Kevin Brogan rides who claims 4 lb.

We have 2 in the Belfast Live Hurdle over 3m. COUNT SIMON has been in great form over the past couple of months. He won last day out in Perth just over a week ago. Paddy Vaughan is in the saddle who claims 5lb. RAVENHILL makes his return to the track today after having a lengthy break. He stormed in last day out in Sedgefield to win by 11L. Katie O’ Farrell takes the ride.

FARCLAS runs in the Daily Mirror Beginners Steeplechase over 2m 3f. It is a small but competitive field here today. He pulled up in Cheltenham but hopefully today will be a chance for him to redeem himself. Andrew Ring is in the saddle.

We have 2 in the Daily Mirror Handicap Steeplechase over 2m. VEINARD carries top weight but has the ability to run a good race. Brian Hayes is in the saddle. DAKOTA MOIRETTE pulled up last day out in Fairyhouse. Conor Brassil is on his back who claims 5lb.

GLOBAL SOCIETY ridden by Jamie Codd & FELINO DE BERISY ridden by Lisa O’Neill run in the Racing TV (Pro/AM) Flat Race. Both have their chances here today.

We just have the one runner heading to the Curragh today.

GLOVES LYNCH was a winner of his maiden in Carlisle, he did not disgrace himself when 6th on his debut in listed company back in October. He returns after a break and seems to have done very well for his time off. Declan McDonagh renews the partnership.

By |2019-05-06T08:59:38+01:00May 6th, 2019|

Saturday 4th May

After a busy week, today is the final day in Punchestown.

We have 9 runners today…

MEASUREOFMYDREAMS runs in the BoyleSports Handicap Steeplechase over 3m 7f. He was unfortunate to fall last day out in Fairyhouse. This run will give him a chance to regain his confidence. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.

TINTANGLE runs in the EBF Annie Power Champion Hurdle over 2m 4f. She ran a good race in Fairyhouse last week. It is a small but competitive field here today but we would be hoping for a good run from her. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.

COKO BEACH and Surin run in the AEs Champion 4YO Hurdle over 2m. Coko Beach ran a great race in Cheltenham to finish in 2nd place. He will have to show a lot here today in a competitive field. Davy Russell takes the ride. SURIN has some solid form to his name, winning in Fairyhouse last month. Jack Kennedy is on board here today.

SWINGBRIDGE runs in the Palmerstown House Pat Taffe Handicap Steeplechase over 3m. He ran a decent race in Perth two weeks ago. He carries a low weight which will be an advantage to him. Jack Kennedy rides.

We have two in the Ballymore Handicap Hurdle over 2m 4f. CARTWRIGHT would need to show a little more here today compared to his last couple of runs. Davy Russell is in the saddle. MILAN NATIVE is another one we would like to see a little more from today. Jack Kennedy is in the saddle.

ARD ABHAINN runs in the K Club INH Flat Race over 2m. The point to point winner is a lovely horse who makes her debut to the track here today. Lisa O’ Neill rides.
We have two runners in the Running Punchestown Charity Race over 1m 7f. FLAT TO THE MAX and SKEAPING.

By |2019-05-03T13:25:47+01:00May 4th, 2019|

Friday 3rd May

Day 4 of Punchestown today and we have 9 runners…

HARDLINE runs in the EMS Copiers Novice Handicap Steeplchase over 2m 5f. He came out of his Cheltenham race well. He has Rob James on his back today who claims 7lb which will stand as an advantage to him.

We have 3 in the Hanlon EBF Glencarraig Lady Handicap Steeplechase over 2m 5f. BARRA had her first run in a while last week in Fairyhouse,where she did not disgrace herself. Again she has rob James in the saddle and the 7lb claim with be beneficial to her. SYNOPSIS was unlucky to fall last week in Fairyhouse so today will be a chance for her to redeem herself and regain her confidence. Jack Kennedy rides. MILL QUEST was as impressive as ever last day out in Fairyhouse where she won well. Davy Russell is in the saddle again today.

APPLE’S JADE runs in the BETDAQ Punchestown Champion Hurdle over 2m. She ran well in Aintree finishing in 3rd place. It will be a highly contested race and she will have her work cut out. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.

BATTLEOVERDOYEN runs in the Alanna Homes Champion Novice Hurdle over 2m 4f. Unfortunately he pulled up in Cheltenham but won on his two runs before that in Naas and Navan. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.
UCELLO CONTI runs in the Star Best Racing Champion Hunters Steeplchase over 3m. He pulled up in Aintree in the big race but came back to his winning ways in Fairyhouse last week. Barry O’ Neill is in the saddle.

AXIOMATIC and BIKO run in the GVA Donal O’ Buachalla INH Flat Race over 2m 2f. Axiomatic, the point to point winner will have his chance here today. Lisa O’ Neill is in the saddle. BIKO will be making his debut to the track here today and we are looking forward to his run. Declan Lavery rides.

By |2019-05-03T09:12:25+01:00May 3rd, 2019|

Thursday 2nd May

We head into our third day of Punchestown today…

We have 13 runners altogether.

SILVER STAR runs in the JLT Handicap Hurdle over 2m. He was a little disappointing in Leopardstown last month. Kevin Brogan is on board who claims 7lb so this will stand to him.

DOCTOR PHOENIX runs in the Pigsback.com Handicap Steeplechase over 2m. He ran a good race back in February to finish in 2nd place. We would like to see a little more from him today compared t his last run in Fairyhouse where he finished at the back of the field. Keith Donoghue is in the saddle. TYCOON PRINCE also runs in this. He ran a great race in Limerick in March where he was unlucky to get his nose in front. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.

We have three in the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle over 3m. CRACKING SMART would be one to keep in mind today. He came out of his Cheltenham race well. Jack Kennedy is in the saddle. DORTMUND PARK would need to show more of himself here today compared to his last run last December. The little break from the track may have done him good. Davy Russell is in the saddle. PRINCE OF SCARS ran in Gowran Park in January where he ran a good race having not ran since 2017. We are looking forward to his run here today. Keith Donoghue takes the ride.

THREE MUSKETEERS runs in the Conway Piling Handicap Hurdle over 3m. He won on his debut run for the yard in Aintree. He has been in good since his run. Jack Kennedy takes the ride. ELWOOD ran a great race in Cork in March. He was unlucky on his debut run to fall so this run will have restored his confidence. Davy Russell is in the saddle. PRESENT IN COURT has been in great form recently. Out of all his runs since coming to the yard he has never ran outside the top 3 placings. He has won on his last 2 runs. Having not run since last September he is ready for a run today. Luke Dempsey is in the saddle. FOLSUM BLUE ran a decent race in the Grand National and finished in a respectable 17th place. Richard Johnston takes the ride.

DUCA DE THAIX runs in the Ryanair Novice Steeplechase over 2m. He won back in January in Fairyhouse over this distance. Jack Kennedy takes the ride.

BLACK TEARS runs in the Close Brothers Mares Novice Hurdle over 2m. She ran in Fairyhouse last weekend to finish in 5th place. She back again today and Davy Russell is on board.

FURY ROAD runs in the Kildare Post INH Flat Race over 2m. The point to point winner won last day out in Fairyhouse back in February. We are hoping for a good run from him today. Lisa O’ Neill takes the ride.

By |2019-05-02T09:00:47+01:00May 2nd, 2019|
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