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  • The Tullow Tank to go chasing

    Barry Connell is looking forward to seeing The Tullow Tank head over fences later this year for trainer Dessie Hughes.

    2 months ago
  • Lieutenant Colonel wins well at Fairyhouse

    Neptune sixth Lieutenant Colonel ran out an impressive winner of the Grade Two Coolmore Novice Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

    5 months ago
  • Hughes eyes Gold with Lyreen

    Trainer Dessie Hughes is likely to run Lyreen Legend in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup rather than in the Ryanair Chase.

    6 months ago
  • Dawn rises to occasion at Navan

    Bright New Dawn claimed top honours at Navan in the Flyingbolt Novice Chase under Bryan Cooper but is set to miss Cheltenham.

    7 months ago
  • Mullins - Major test for Hurricane

    Willie Mullins concedes Hurricane Fly faces a "hell of a test" in Sunday's BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown.

    7 months ago
  • Guitar has spring in his step

    Guitar Pete will try to confirm his status as a JCB Triumph Hurdle contender when he runs at Leopardstown in February.

    8 months ago
  • Hughes satisfied with Conor run

    Dessie Hughes is expecting an improved display from Our Conor in the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle.

    8 months ago
  • Russell misses out on Bright prospect

    Davy Russell missed a winner as Bryan Cooper stepped in to partner Bright New Dawn to success at Punchestown.

    9 months ago
  • Minsk set to bypass Fairyhouse

    High-class Flat runner and hurdler Minsk is unlikely to make his chasing debut at Fairyhouse this weekend unless the rain arrives.

    11 months ago
  • Irish Ces comeback for Conor

    Triumph Hurdle hero Our Conor is set to have a run in the Irish Cesarewitch before embarking on a jumps campaign.

    11 months ago
  • Ground key to Minsk targets

    Connections of Minsk will look for a bit of ease in the ground before giving the Flat and hurdles winner his first run over fences.

    11 months ago
  • Our Conor on target for Punchestown

    Brilliant JCB Triumph Hurdle winner Our Conor is set to end his first season over hurdles at Punchestown later this month.

    1 year ago
  • Quevega builds to Cheltenham

    Willie Mullins declared himself "very happy" with Quevega following a gentle appearance after racing at Leopardstown.

    1 year ago
  • Conor set for Spring assignment

    Our Conor will put his unbeaten record over obstacles on the line in the Spring Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown.

    1 year ago
  • Wind option for Magnanimity

    Dessie Hughes may treat Magnanimity for a wind problem after the eight-year-old trailed home in the Hennessy Gold Cup.

    1 year ago
  • Hughes issues Maree warning

    Dessie Hughes will not run Raz De Maree in the Coral Welsh National if there is a significant rise in the weights.

    1 year ago
  • Minsk team eye Slaney date

    Dessie Hughes is to step Minsk back up in trip for his next run after finishing fourth to Jezki at Fairyhouse on Sunday.

    1 year ago
  • Bay gives plenty in Troytown

    Gigginsgown Stud and Davy Russell enjoyed Navan trebles on Sunday, including Tofino Bay (8-1) in the Troytown Handicap Chase.

    1 year ago
  • Hughes maps out Mag plan

    Dessie Hughes is hoping Magnanimity can gain a confidence-boosting success at Thurles before a step back up in grade.

    1 year ago
  • Hughes mulls Minsk plan

    Dessie Hughes may wait until Christmas to give Minsk his second run of the campaign.

    1 year ago