Category Archives: The Racing Week That Was

The Racing Week That Was 21-11-21

15-11-21 Ruby Walsh believes that his father Ted's reputation has been damaged by being one of the trainers with horses present at the premises raided by Department of Agriculture officials in Kildare. The raid – led by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine officials acting on their own investigations and information received –…
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The Racing Week That Was 14-11-21

9-11-21 A report into horseracing by the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has found no evidence that doping regulations fall below international standards. It makes 11 recommendations, including that all favourites and those who finish in the top five of any race be mandatorily tested - using hair samples. At no stage was there any evidence found that…
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Mokhalad Magic Lights Up Galway

It had already been a Bank Holiday Weekend to remember. Two days spent at Cheltenham had taken its toll. The John McConnell team had five runners at the meeting. The highlight of which was the victory of Bardenstown Lad who was led up by our very own Johnny Maher. A very special moment, one which…
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The Racing Week That Was 17-10-21

11-10-21 Monday, we start at Musselburgh. There was a treble for Iain Jardine with Never Dark, The Gloaming and Kats Bob. At Yarmouth, John Gosden was on target with Samburu. At Wolverhampton, there was a double for Rossa Ryan with Hello Me and Thunder Queen. At Kempton, Lion Face was an impressive winner for Roger…
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