Selections for Fairyhouse – Jan. 3rd 2021

12.40: FLANKING MANOUVRE (SEAN FLANAGAN/NOEL MEADE) 1.10: HOOK UP (PAUL TOWNEND/WILLIE MULLINS) 1.45: CRASSUS (LISA O’NEILL/NOEL MEADE) 2.15: RAJIN CAJUN (DILLON MAXWELL (7)/MATT SMITH) 2.50: SHATTERED LOVE (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 3.20: COKO BEACH (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 3.50: GINTO (JAMIE CODD/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Fairyhouse – Jan. 3rd 2021

Envoi the Elliott flag bearer among awesome artillery

Hopefully by now most of you will have seen my list of horses to follow https://boylantalkssport.com/2020/10/30/horses-to-follow-2020-21/ for the current National Hunt season. It’s the first time in a few years such a compilation was collated. One thing that hasn’t changed is that the most arduous task in this instance is eventually settling on what to leave out rather than which promising steeds to include. Not for the first time, that caveat itself needs an asterisk itself because even within the Gordon Elliott yard itself it was quite the conundrum trying to settle on who the luckless ones not to make … Continue reading Envoi the Elliott flag bearer among awesome artillery

Selections for Down Royal – Oct. 30th 2020

12.40: FAROUK D’ALENE (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 1.15: BRAVE WAY (RACHAEL BLACKMORE/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 1.50: ABRACADABRAS (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 2.25: SELECT OPPORTUNITY – EW – (CHRIS TIMMONS (3)/EDDIE CAWLEY) 3.00: ENVOI ALLEN (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 3.35: TIMOTEO – EW – (KEITH DONOGHUE/GORDON ELLIOTT) 4.10: ANY GIVIN SUNDAY – EW – (PAT TAAFFE (7)/TOM TAAFFE) Continue reading Selections for Down Royal – Oct. 30th 2020

Selections for Punchestown – Oct. 28th 2020

12.55: BREAKEVEN (DAVID MULLINS/TOM MULLINS) 1.25: DIME A DOZEN – EW – (BRYAN COOPER/JOHN HANLON0 1.55: DEWCUP (MARK WALSH/TED WALSH) 2.25: WALKING ON GLASS (AINE O’CONNOR (5)/PADRAIG ROCHE) 2.55: BAILY THUNDER (PHILIP ENRIGHT/MICHAEL MORRIS) 3.25: LATEST EXHIBITION (BRYAN COOPER/PAUL NOLAN) 3.55: MAGIC TRICKS (DEREK O’CONNOR/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Punchestown – Oct. 28th 2020

Selections for Wexford – Oct. 26th 2020

12.55: GASPARD DU SEUIL (RACHAEL BLACKMORE/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 1.30: KAPARD (RACHAEL BLACKMORE/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 2.05: BREEZY BELLE (CHRIS TIMMONS/EDDIE CAWLEY) 2.40: AL BARRONE (RACHAEL BLACKMORE/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 3.15: MINELLA INDO (RACHAEL BLACKMORE/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 3.50: ANDY DUFRESNE (MARK WALSH/GORDON ELLIOTT) 4.25: CHURCHSTONEWARRIOR – EW – (RAY BARRON (7)/JONATHAN SWEENEY) Continue reading Selections for Wexford – Oct. 26th 2020

Selections for Sligo – Oct. 23rd 2020

2.00: CRASSUS (SEAN FLANAGAN/NOEL MEADE) 2.33: FARCEUR DU LARGE (SEAN FLANAGAN/NOEL MEADE) 3.08: PAULA’S PRAYER (RICKY DOYLE/CONOR O’DWYER) 3.43: BETH HORAN (MARK WALSH/GORDON ELLIOTT) 4.18: WORKING CAPITOL – EW – (BARRY BROWNE (3)/ROSS O’SULLIVAN) 4.53: FACE THE ODDS (DENIS O’REGAN/NOEL MEADE) 5.23: TOP BANDIT (JAMIE CODD/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Sligo – Oct. 23rd 2020

Selections for Tramore – Oct. 15th 2020

1.10: TANGO CHARLIE – EW – (DAVID MULLINS/MAGS MULLINS) 1.45: COLONEL LESLIE – EW – (CONOR ORR (5)/JAMES DULLEA) 2.18: TALK OF THE TOWN (KEITH DONOGHUE/GORDON ELLIOTT) 2.53: THE GREAT WHITE – EW – (CONOR MAXWELL/DERMOT MCLOUGHLIN) 3.28: MICK CHARLIE – EW – (SEAN O’KEEFFE (3)/DECLAN QUEALLY) 4.03: AXIOMATIC (KEITH DONOGHUE/GORDON ELLIOTT) 4.38: HAMMUNDARSON (LISA O’NEILL/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Tramore – Oct. 15th 2020