Selections for Gowran Park – Jan. 28th 2021

1.15: BIG DEBATES – EW – (PHILIP ENRIGHT/ROBERT TYNER) 1.45: GELEE BLANCHE (JODY TOWNEND (7)/WILLIE MULLINS) 2.20: DARASSO – EW – (MARK WALSH/JOSEPH O’BRIEN) 2.50: PRINCESS VEGA (CONOR MCNAMARA/WILLIE MULLINS) 3.25: COKO BEACH (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 4.00: JUNGLE JUNCTION (ROBBIE … Continue reading Selections for Gowran Park – Jan. 28th 2021

MVG changes tools of trade as season nears off-time

How often have you heard it said that a big part of what sets the most successful competitors apart from the deadwood is knowing how to win. That may mean Dean Rock spending endless hours kicking placed balls or Rory McIlroy tinkering with his golf swing or the likes of Paul Townend watching replays pre and post racing. Or the greatest example there could possibly be, a darts player tinkering with their arrows between one tournament and the next. Except in the case of 2020 World Champion Peter Wright who has been known to change his equipment between one leg … Continue reading MVG changes tools of trade as season nears off-time

Selections for Thurles – Jan. 27th 2021

12.15: COLREEVY (PAUL TOWNEND/WILLIE MULLINS) 12.45: ALLAHO (PAUL TOWNEND/WILLIE MULLINS) 1.20: REVELYN PLEASURE – EW – (ROBBIE POWER/SEAN O’BRIEN) 1.55: TORYGRAPH (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 2.30: VINTAGE PROSSECO (JONATHAN MOORE/GAVIN CROMWELL) 3.05: BLANKETONTHEGROUND (GEAROID BROUDER (5)/EOIN MCCARTHY) 3.40: MAHONS GLORY – EW – (DAMIEN SKEHAN (7)/DENIS HOGAN) 4.15: CALAGOGO (JAMIE CODD/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Thurles – Jan. 27th 2021

BREAKING NEWS: Navan off

Though hardly a surprise, regrettably today’s Irish racing at Navan has been abandonned due to a frozen track. As if sport hasn’t been thrown into chaos enough owing to the dastardly Covid-19, the weather is now throwing its iron into the fire to disrupt matters just a little bit more. Local trainers Noel Meade, Gordon Elliott and Dermot McLoughlin will rue the loss of the day’s action as all three would appear to have had live chances on the day. The Willie Mullins-trained Lord Royal would’ve the star turn on the card though, in the latest attempt to get his … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Navan off