Noel Meade is keen for Road To Riches to have another crack at the Cheltenham Gold Cup - despite his eclipse at Leopardstown on Saturday.
The Gigginstown-owned nine-year-old was beaten 12 lengths by Carlingford Lough in the Irish Gold Cup at the Foxrock circuit, but has returned home unscathed from that short-priced defeat.
Road To Riches also holds an entry in the Ryanair Chase at the Chelten...
Marito is likely to have one run in February before a tilt at the Foxhunter Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
Formerly trained by Willie Mullins before joining Colin McBratney in 2014, the 10-year-old made an impressive hunter chase debut when winning by a wide margin at Down Royal over Christmas.
McBratney said: "He'll get an entry in the hunter chase at Leopardstown next mo...
Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) today announced a number of enhancements to the Irish Flat Pattern and Listed race programme for the 2016 season.
The principal changes concern the further improvement of the staying programme, with the Curragh Cup at the Curragh on Irish Derby weekend being upgraded from Group 3 to Group 2, and the upgrade to Listed status of Down Royal’s Her Majesty Plate (won...
FORMER champion jockey
Richard Hughes will have his first ever runner as a trainer at Dundalk on
Friday night as he sends over Duchess Of Marmite to contest the feature Dundalk
Stadium On Facebook Handicap (8.30), which is worth €24,000 in
prize-money. Duchess Of Marmite has won her last two outings at Chelmsford
and Kempton and Shane Kelly makes the trip over to Dund...
JNwine.com Champion Chase winner, Don Cossack faces just three opponents as he has his prep for the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup in the Ladbrokes Ireland Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles.
Gordon Elliott used the Grade Two event as his stepping stone to the Festival last year and he was just getting the better of an argument with Champagne Fever when that one came down.
Don Cossack has won three Gra...