Horse Racing

Galway trainer Gilligan launches three-pronged challenge on big festival

HAVE horse will travel. It’s a modus operandi which has served Galway trainer Paul Gilligan well down through the yea...

Trainer Mullins poised clean up again at Cheltenham National Hunt Festival

EMBASSY Gardens, Lossiemouth, Ballyburn, State Man, Jasmin De Vaux, Fact To File, Dinoblue, Jade De Grugy, High Class...

Graded success for jockey Gilligan but agony for Earls’ family at Aintree

IT was a St Stephen’s Day of mixed fortunes for Galway horse racing connections in Ireland and cross-channel. Loca...

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Gilligan’s stable star obliges at Ballybrit in terrific 24 hours for Galway trainer

PAUL Gilligan is heading with two horses on the boat to the big November meeting at Cheltenham. And why wouldn’t he after both stable star Buddy...

Horse Racing

Galway gears up for their two-day September meet

ALMOST €250,000 in prize-money will be up for grabs at the two-day Galway September meeting at Ballybrit next Monday and Tuesday. The feature ev...

Horse Racing

Rising star Gilligan makes the headlines at local track

BARRY Geraghty has never won one; Rachael Blackmore and Jack Kennedy have yet to win one, but a teenage Galway jockey has already cracked the code ...

Horse Racing

Weld not ready to roll over at a track he loves

By John McIntyre at Ballybrit THE emperor strikes back. For over three decades Dermot Weld strode like a colossus around Ballybrit, mopping up t...

Horse Racing

Mullins tees it up for favourite punters in the first-day feature

IT might be slightly unfair to describe Emmet Mullins as a maverick trainer, but he has an unorthodox if successful way of doing things as was agai...

Horse Racing

Galway racecourse chief Moloney hoping clouds will break for festival

IN the midst of a dry summer, Michael Moloney was hardly tempted to do a rain dance 12 month ago given the Galway Racecourse’s proven own irrigatio...


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Galway trainer Gilligan launches three-pronged challenge on big festival
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