Galway

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…


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…


Jockey Interview – Rossa Ryan

0 Jockey Interviews with Alan Marron This is something new for the Bar One Racing Blog and will give an insight into jockeys from here in Ireland and also across the water. First up is…



2020 GAA National Football Leagues Preview

0 The first round of the 2020 GAA National Leagues commences on Saturday, January 25th. Last year saw Mayo capture the Division 1 Football title, while Donegal, Westmeath and Derry won Divisions 2, 3 and…


A big weekend of racing lies ahead

0 On Saturday, Doncaster (first race, 1:45pm) will stage the £200,000 Group One Vertem Futurity Trophy Stakes, which has been won in the last two years by subsequent Newmarket 2,000 Guineas winners, Saxon Warrior and…


Preview: Galway Races, Final Day

0 It’s the final day of the Galway Festival 2019 and, after a good week, Alan Marron is hoping to close things out in style. Here are his thoughts and selections for Galway on Sunday…


Preview: Galway Races, day 4, Galway Hurdle day

0 GALWAY DAY 4—- THURSDAY 1/8/2019 – Previews/Tips from Alan Marron Today’s – Thursday’s  – Galway and Goodwood prices are available here   2.00 2m6½f (2m6f111y) Guinness Beginners Chase (5yo+) EARLY DOORS makes his debut…


Preview: Galway Races, Day 3, ‘Plate Day’

0 Alan Marron continues his popular racing previews with a look at day three of Galway Races, which features one of the highlights of the week, the €300,000 tote.com Galway Plate (7:20m)   Today’s Galway…


Preview: Galway Races, Day Two

0 Alan Marron marks your card for day two of Galway Races, a card that starts with a €50,000 Novice Hurdle and features the €120,000 COLM QUINN BMW Mile Handicap (8f123y, 7:40pm, 3yo+) at 7:40pm….