April 2020


Jockey Interview – Luke Dempsey

0 Well established in the ranks of National Hunt jockeys, Luke Dempsey seems to have been around for a while but is only 23 years old. His first Cheltenham Festival win came as a teenager…


QUIZ: PUNCHESTOWN FESTIVAL DAY 2

On what should have been Gold Cup day at Punchestown let’s look back on festival memories of yesteryear in County Kildare with our day 2 Punchestown Festival Quiz. 



Jockey Interview – Oakley Brown

+1 The subject of Alan Marron’s latest jockey Q&A interview is Oakley Brown. From Yorkshire in England, Oakley inspired one of those ‘Who’s that?” moments when winning a valuable handicap at York, his local racecourse,…




Remembering Arkle, by Will Reilly

+1 As a young lad, I was extremely fortunate to meet Arkle, who holds a special place in racing’s history and in the hearts of racing fans. He was in retirement at the time in…


Jockey Interview – Oisin Orr

0 These jockey interviews are proving very popular, which is good to see, and following on from his brother, Conor, today’s jockey answering the questions is Oisin Orr. Oisin was crowned Ireland’s champion apprentice in…