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Listowel Festival (Day Two)

Listowel Festival (Day Two)

Day Two of the Listowel Festival features a mixed flat and jumps card. Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   14:35 Clutchingatstraws finished strongly when runner-up behind Joe Murphy’s Shepherd’s Purse in a six furlong maiden at The Curragh last month. Michael O’Callaghan’s filly raced towards the rear for much of […]

Listowel Festival (Day One)

The first day of the Listowel Festival takes place this Sunday afternoon.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:   14:10 Deise Vu found only the useful Gold Patrol too good when making his debut in a point-to-point at Cregg on good to firm ground back in October.  The son of Brian Boru led […]

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Kilbeggan Preview

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Kilbeggan Preview

Kilbeggan plays host to the evening action this coming Friday.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:   16:25 Captain Carleton has finished runner-up on all three of his hurdles outings to date.  The five year old gelding had Landau in front of him when beaten a length and a quarter in an eight […]

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Roscommon Preview

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Roscommon Preview

Roscommon plays host to Monday evening’s racing with a competitive mixed Flat and National Hunt card. Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:   16:45 Looper ran well on debut when finishing a three quarters of a length third behind Cape Clear Island over six furlongs at Fairyhouse back in July. The daughter of […]

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Wexford Preview

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Wexford Preview

Saturday afternoon’s racing takes place at Wexford with an all flat and bumper card.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:    14:35 The return to good ground can see Comtesse score at the third time of asking under jockey Pat Smullen.  The daughter of Champs Elysees finished runner-up behind Ponfeigh on her debut […]

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Bellewstown Preview

The first day of Bellewstown’s two day August meeting takes place this Wednesday with a competitive eight race card commencing at 16:10.  Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   16:10 The change in tactics to front running failed to aid Enter The Priory’s chances when she took on a previous winner […]

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Downpatrick Preview

Downpatrick are due to play host to Monday’s racing and here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   14:30 Captain Carleton has yet to score in three outings under rules since transferring from point-to-point’s this Summer. The five year old son of Artan finished runner-up at Down Royal on his debut over […]

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Killarney Preview (Day Three)

Day three of the Killarney July meeting takes place on Friday evening. Here are Martin Pennington’s views on the racing:   17:00 Soebroto ran well on his penultimate outing when finishing runner-up behind Toscanelli in an eight runner maiden at Limerick over seven furlongs. The son of Henrythenavigator was sporting the first time visor on […]

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Killarney Preview (Day Two)

The second day of the Killarney August meeting takes place on Thursday evening.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:   17:10 Sinndar Sandy ran well when trying a mile for the first time on yielding to soft ground at Galway in a competitive looking event.  Matty Tynan’s charge was held up throughout the […]

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Killarney Preview (Day One)

The first day of Killarney’s August meeting sees an all flat card highlighted by a listed contest over a mile. Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   17:10 Postulation can build on his second behind Jamaica at the Galway Festival in this opening juvenile maiden. The son of Harlan’s Holiday was […]

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Roscommon Preview

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Roscommon Preview

Roscommon plays host to this evening’s racing with a mixed flat and hurdles card. Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   17:10 Belle Et Bete looks the most obvious winner of this opening auction race with race conditions suiting her well. The daughter of Big Bad Bob is clearly held in […]

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Tramore Preview

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Tramore Preview

The second day of Tramore’s August meeting takes place this Friday evening.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:   17:15 Ellaway Rose is a tentative selection in this opening mares maiden hurdle.  The six year old is a long standing maiden having failed to score in twenty three starts thus far.  However her […]

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Tramore Preview

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Tramore Preview

Tramore’s August meeting commences this evening with a mixed flat and chase card.  Here are Martin Pennington’s views on the racing:   17:00 The likely rain at this venue will serve John Qually’s Memories Of Milan well in this opening two miles maiden for lady riders.  The son of Milan hasn’t been seen on the […]

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Gowran Park Preview

The listed Hurry Harriet Stakes is the feature on a seven race card at Gowran Park this coming Wednesday.  Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the action:    17:30 Hunt looks the most likely winner of this opening seven furlong two year old maiden for trainer Johnny Murtagh.  The roan colt was beaten […]

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Ballinrobe Preview

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Ballinrobe Preview

Ballinrobe plays host to today’s racing action.  Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   17:20 Luimneach Abu had been in decent form for trainer Shane Broderick prior to disappointing behind Cordelia Belle over hurdles at Clonmel back in June.  The six year old son of High Chapparal was a winner over […]

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Kilbeggan Preview

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Kilbeggan Preview

Kilbeggan plays host to Saturday’s racing with a National Hunt card commencing at 17:25. Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the action:   17:25 This opening maiden hurdle can go the way of the eight year old gelding Uachtaran. The selection has had four outings so far making his debut when finishing last of seven […]

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Leopardstown Preview

Leopardstown’s Thursday evening meetings return after a brief hiatus for Galway and here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   17:10 Vert De Grece ran well when finishing runner-up behind Convergence on his debut here on good to yielding ground at the start of June.  The son of Verglas stayed on well […]

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Cork Preview

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Cork Preview

The second day of Cork’s bank holiday meeting features a competitive flat card.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:    17:25 Zylan made a promising debut when finishing fourth behind East Indian in a seven furlong event on good to firm ground last month.  The son of Kyllachy was noted staying on at […]

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Galway Summer Festival

    This week, I sent out the link for a couple of Galway Reports to keep at your side during the week long festival. You can still get the Micro Trends here –  GALWAY MICRO TRENDS Along with those reports, you can now take advantage of a superb offer…. 1) Martin Pennington’s Daily Preview […]

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The Galway Summer Festival

    This week, I sent out the link for a couple of Galway Reports to keep at your side during the week long festival. You can still get the Micro Trends here –  GALWAY MICRO TRENDS   Along with those reports, you can now take advantage of a superb offer….   1) Martin Pennington’s […]

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