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Killarney Preview (Day One)

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 […]

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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Wexford Preview

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Wexford Preview

Wexford plays host to the National Hunt racing this evening with a competitive card commencing at 17:40.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:    17:40 Cacheofgold can take this opening mares maiden hurdle for local trainer Liz Doyle.  The seven year old daughter of Goldwell finished a disappointing sixth on soft ground at […]

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Leopardstown Preview

This evening’s action takes place at Leopardstown and Limerick.  Here are Martin Pennington’s views on the racing at the former:   17:25 Innish Man was given a gentle introduction under Pat Smullen when finishing third behind Toscanelli at Limerick over seven furlongs a month ago.  The son of Fastnet Rock was beaten six and a […]

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Ballinrobe Preview

The racing action switches to Ballinrobe for this evening and here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington:   17:35 What Lies Ahead showed some decent form in bumpers and despite only finishing fifth of six on the flat at Leopardstown on her debut in this sphere at the start of the month she can take […]

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Tipperary Preview

The Galway Plate Trial is the feature race on Tipperary’s all National Hunt card today.  Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   14:35 Rich Coast can take this opening two mile maiden hurdle for the Noel Meade stable.  The six year old gelding has had just the three outings over hurdles […]

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The Curragh Preview

The Darley-sponsored Irish Oaks is the feature at The Curragh this eveningo n a card that also features two Group 3 events in addition to competitive maidens and handicaps.  After last nights successes at Kilbeggan here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the racing:   15:00 Parish Boy shaped as if in need of the experience […]

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Kilbeggan Preview

Kilbeggan plays host to the Midlands National this evening.  Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on that and the rest of the action in Westmeath:     17:55 The John Nicholson-trained Well Tuned is the sole penalised runner in this opening mares maiden hurdle having taken a bumper on good to firm ground at […]

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Killarney Day Four Preview

The fourth day of the Killarney Festival takes place today, here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   14:00 Absaroka hasn’t been seen in action since making her debut at Listowel on yielding to soft ground over a mile in September last year.  Eddie Harty’s four year old finished a fourteen length […]

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Day Three of the Killarney July meeting takes place this Wednesday.  Here are Martin Pennington’s thoughts on the mixed card:   17:40 Tigris River has run well behind a couple of very useful performers in the shape of Ebanoran and Fascinating Rock in his two maiden outings thus far.  The most recent of those came […]

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Killarney Day One Preview

The first day of Killarney’s July meeting takes place on Monday. Here are the thoughts of Martin Pennington on the racing:   17:40 The opening contest on the card can go to the Kevin Prendergast-trained Herewego. The son of Clodovil got up late on to score by a neck in a thirteen runner affair at […]

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