June 2019

The Curragh: Irish Derby Day Preview

0 Alan Marron runs the rule over a fantastic day of racing at The Curragh on Saturday, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby day. 1.45 DUBAI DUTY FREE MILLENIUM MILLIONAIRE HANDICAP, €50,000, 6f BLAIRMAYNE gave his…


Newcastle: Northumberland Plate Preview, Sat

0 Alan Marron delves deep into the form book once again to highlight where he believes the value lies in Saturday’s £150,000 Northumberland Plate, which is run on the all-weather surface at Newcastle and is…


GAA Football & Hurling Championships (29th – 30th June)

0 Last weekend, Dublin, Donegal and Kerry claimed Provincial Football Honours. This Sunday, in terms of Provincial finals, our attention switches to hurling. Limerick host Tipperary @ 2pm in the Munster Hurling Final in the…




Racing Fixtures for the week ahead

0 Racing in Ireland between Monday June 24 and Sunday July 07 Monday 24 June Ballinrobe, 5:50pm – a  seven-race Flat card Wednesday 26 June Naas, 6pm – a flat card that features the €75,000…


Naas races, Wednesday: Preview

0 Will Reilly takes a look at a very good card of racing at Naas on Wednesday, where the feature race is the €75,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Naas Oaks Trial at 8pm, a race…


GAA Football Championship (22nd – 23rd June)

0 This weekend football takes centre stage. After a stirring Roscommon comeback helped them recapture the Connacht Title against Galway last Sunday, the other three Provincial Football Finals are on this weekend. On Saturday evening,…


Royal Ascot 2019: Final-day Preview

0 ROYAL ASCOT DAY 5 PREVIEW. 2.30 7f Chesham Stakes (Listed Race) (Class 1) (2yo) LOPE Y FERNANDEZ cost 900,000 as a yearling and he looks well fit to justify that price tag after his…


Royal Ascot: Day 4 Preview and Tips

0 ROYAL ASCOT DAY 4 – Alan comes into this fixture having selected 22/1 winner South Pacific, in the King George V Stakes at Ascot on Thursday. Here are his thoughts on Friday’s card. Here…