Ruby Walsh

Jockey Interview – Danny McMenamin

0 Danny McMenamin rose to prominence when, on just his third ride at the revered venue, he won the valuable Greatwood Hurdle at Cheltenham on Nietzsche for trainer Brian Ellison. That was in November 2018….

Jockey Interview – Conor Orr

0 Following on from Rossa Ryan (see earlier post on this site), Conor Orr is the subject of the second of what will be a series of jockey interviews with me. Conor, a young Donegal…

Min hard to oppose in Sunday’s John Durkan

One of the strongest fields in recent memory are set to line up at Punchestown on Sunday for the 11th running of the Grade 1 John Durkan memorial chase. Won by superstar chasers such as Tranquil Sea (2010), Don Cossack (2014) and Sizing John (2017), last years winner Min is back among the field of 9 to defend his crown on re-appearance for Willie Mullins and new partner in the saddle Paul Townend. 

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 Galway Plate (7:20m)   Today’s Galway…