Racing

Hail All The Queen Of Killenaule

Hail All The Queen Of Killenaule

Hail All The Queen Of Killenaule

Jordan Norris In a week where one member of royalty departed this earth, a queen from the tiny town of Killenaule made history – leaving behind a legacy of her own unlikely to ever be eclipsed. I feel like a broken record when it comes to Rachael Blackmore, but every time she does something otherworldly, she...
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De Bromhead’s Grand National Glory

De Bromhead’s Grand National Glory

De Bromhead’s Grand National Glory

Jordan Norris There was Aintree ecstasy for Waterford on Saturday as local trainer Henry De Bromhead had the first two home in the Grand National. The Knockeen trainer’s ‘Minella Times’, owned by JP McManus, was the victor of the famous steeplechase at odds of 11/1, with Killenaule jockey Rachael Blackmore becoming...
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Laochra Na Rasaiochta: Dawn Run

Laochra Na Rasaiochta: Dawn Run

Laochra Na Rasaiochta: Dawn Run

Jordan Norris Every now and then, a horse captures the heart of an entire nation. Such was the case in entirety, when it came to Dawn Run. TG4’s Laochra na Rásaíochta takes a look at Ireland’s most famous National Hunt horses from the 1970s right up to present day, recounting their most brilliant feats through...
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The man with the Midas touch

The man with the Midas touch

The man with the Midas touch

Henry De Bromhead achieves ‘Holy Trinity’ with Gold Cup glory Catherine Power Having two horses good enough to contend the Cheltenham Gold Cup is an achievement in itself but watching them come home first and second in the Blue Riband of national hunt racing is the stuff of dreams, mind boggling even....
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QUEALLY’S JUBILEE JOY

QUEALLY’S JUBILEE JOY

Royal Ascot naturally enough occupied centre stage on the racing front last week and Waterford jockey Tom Queally ended the Royal meeting with a brilliant win in Saturday’s feature race, the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes aboard the James Fanshawe trained The Tin Man. Queally was always travelling well on The Tin Man...
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