Ruby Walsh hailed Vautour after he made the perfect start to his chasing career at Navan on Sunday.
Ruby Walsh feels the bookmakers may have overreacted in cutting Faugheen's Champion Hurdle odds following Saturday's Ascot win.
Patrick Mullins was delighted that everything went right on a big weekend for the yard which resulted in eight winners.
Champion trainer Paul Nicholls is eyeing yet another big weekend winner as last year's runner-up Rocky Creek tries go one place better in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday.
Trading Leather is pleasing connections as he gears up for Sunday's Japan Cup at Tokyo racecourse.
Ireland is a great place for tokenism and the temptation to offer up Philip Fenton’s three year disqualification as a sufficient gesture for normal racing service to be resumed will no doubt be irresistible to some. However racing must resist that temptation, and be seen to resist it. A long, laborious and painful process has resulted in one scalp but only the naive or wilfully obstinate will choose to indulge in convenient ‘lone-gunman’ comfort. Fenton now finds himself in a singularly unenviable position but it stretches credulity to suggest he was unique.
Gowran runner-up Followmeuptocarlow could make a swift return to action in the Bar One Racing Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse next Sunday.
Willie Mullins is set to unleash yet another hugely exciting novice chasing prospect at Thurles on Thursday in the shape of Un De Sceaux.
Balbriggan (4/1f) landed a monster gamble to win the featured Ladbrokes Troytown Handicap Chase at Navan today, further showing off Gordon Elliott's training abilities and also providing a career highlight for claiming jockey Kevin Sexton.
Willie Mullins competed a treble at Navan today when his Lyrical Theatre made it eight wins this weekend for the Champion Trainer, when coasting to a thoroughly impressive win in the concluding Listed ITBA Fillies Scheme European Breeders Fund Mares Bumper.
Supreme Novices Hurdle winner Vautour made a winning chase debut at Navan today, creating a very favourable impression in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Beginners Chase, winning well for Champion Trainer Willie Mullins and Champion Jockey Ruby Walsh.
The Gordon Elliott trained Free Expression maintained his remarkable 100% unbeaten record when successfully stepping up to Grade 2 level, in the Monksfield Novice Hurdle at Navan today.
Jockey Bryan Cooper has received a four days suspension for 'improper riding on Milsean, winner of the opening maiden hurdle at Navan today.
Stuart Crawford has nearby Larne port to thank for his numerous British successes, but the cancellation of yesterday's ferry worked to the trainer's advantage as his Glenquest landed the Navan Race Membership Club Now Available Handicap Hurdle at Navan today.
Milsean was made work hard before justifying odds of 2/11 when winning the opening I.N.H. Stallion Owners European Breeders Fund Maiden Hurdle at Navan today, for trainer Willie Mullins, jockey Bryan Cooper and owners Gigginstown House Stud.
War Of Attrition's brother Pencilhimin caused a 20/1 upset when winning the Grade C Proudstown Handicap Hurdle at Navan today, adding to a recent Limerick win for trainer Norman Cassidy and jockey Danny Benson.
Colin McBratney is organising Carsonstown Boy's campaign around another crack at the Foxhunter Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
The ground at Navan is now soft, yielding to soft in places ahead of today's fixture.
1.35 Malibu Rock , Silmi
2.45 Vision Des Champs
3.05 As A Dream
4.05 Clampdown , New Abbey Dancer
4.35 Gambino , Pour La Victoire
Gordon Elliott added another big prize to his CV when the heavily backed lightweight Balbriggan led all the way under Kevin Sexton to take the Ladbrokes Troytown Handicap Chase at Navan.
Willie Mullins displayed his team's impressive power with a Gowran Park four-timer highlighted by the success of Ballycasey in the feature Race That Stops A County 'Thyestes Jan 22nd 2015' Chase.
Trainer Tony Carroll hit the jackpot under the lights at Dundalk with a double thanks to Serenity Spa and Innoko on a raid from his Worcestershire base in England.
Home Farm coasted home amid dense fog in the feature John Meagher Memorial Chase on his first outing for Henry de Bromhead having been left clear by the final-fence fall of his main market rival Hidden Cyclone at Thurles.