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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.

    6 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.

    9 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.

    11 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.

    11 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.

    1 year 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.

    1 year ago
  • Hughes satisfied with Conor run

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

    1 year 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.

    1 year 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.

    1 year 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.

    1 year 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.

    1 year 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.

    2 years 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.

    2 years 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.

    2 years 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.

    2 years 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.

    2 years 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.

    2 years ago
  • Hughes mulls Minsk plan

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

    2 years ago