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The Racing Week That Was 29/3/20

23-3-20 Monday, it was Naas for the opening day of the Irish Flat season. Jim Bolger will be hoping Poetic Flare can enjoy just a fraction of the success of his sire Dawn Approach, as he followed in his footsteps by winning the opening race of the Irish Flat season. Sir Dragonet could only finish second on…
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The Racing Week That Was 22/3/20

16-3-20 Monday, we start at Kelso. There was a treble for Sean Quinlan with Bryden Boy, Crixus's Escape and Golan Cloud. At Southwell, there was a double for Byrony Frost with Silent Steps and Little Light. At Hereford, there was a winner for Rebecca Curtis and Richard Johnson with Wayfinder. 17-3-20 Tuesday, we start with…
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The Racing Week That Was 15-3-20

This week's blog will focus on the Cheltenham Festival 2020. 10-3-20 Day one of the Cheltenham Festival 2020. The Coronavirus hung heavily over the meeting. A field of 15 runners went to post for the traditional Cheltenham Festival curtain-raiser, with the Willie Mullins-trained Asterion Forlonge sent off the 9-4 favorite. The grey made much of…
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The Racing Week That Was 8-3-20

2-3-20 Monday, we start at Leopardstown. There was a double for Dermot Anthony McLoughlin with Lee Valley Legacy and Turbojet. Cherif De L'isle advised (1pt each way) 11/2 placed behind Lee Valley Legacy. There was a double for Charles Byrnes who bookended the card at Leopardstown today as the trainer won the concluding  Bumper with well-backed…
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