In a move that may surprise some Wexford Racecourse are to change the direction in which they race.
Unfortunately the stable lost Kandinski in a second last fence fall in the Wilderness Chase, which necessitated Philip Enright missing the ride on Embracing Change in the finale at Clonmel, the Clonmel Oil Raceday November 13th Handicap Chase. The Anshan gelding landed a deserved win to bring up a double for his trainer Robert Tyner and substitute partner, David Casey.
Indian Fairy has made a good start to her chasing career and on outing number two over the larger obstacles the daughter of Indian Danehill struck in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Mares) Beginners Chase at Clonmel.
The Wilderness Chase at Clonmel only had a field of four but it was still exciting fare up the straight as Fever Pitch (5/2) eventually came home the all the way victor under David Casey.
The Rachel Blackmore ridden Diamond Dame pleased many with her success in the Powerstown Demense (Q.R.) Handicap Hurdle at Clonmel.
Ruby Walsh's only ride of the day at Clonmel proved to be a winning one as Wood Breizh (8/1) came out on top after an exciting conclusion to the www.grahamnorris.com Memorial Handicap Hurdle.
Odds of 2/7 were justified in the Cashel Maiden Hurdle at Clonmel as Sir Abbot led home a one two for owner J P McManus.
The well-backed Oscar Invitation opened the door to Mystic Lass by wandering before the last but it was a measure of how much she had in hand that she pulled out more close home to prevail by two and a half lengths in the Cahir (Mares) Maiden Hurdle at Clonmel.
The former Joe Murphy trained Vert De Grece has landed the Group 1 Criterium International Stakes at Saint-Cloud this afternoon on his first start for Roger Varian.
Colin Bowe has decided to keep improving mare Little King Robin closer to home for the WKD Hurdle at Down Royal on Friday.
War Envoy attempts to give Aidan O'Brien his third victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita on Friday night.
Johnny Murtagh has arrived in Australia optimistic of managing a far greater achievement in the Emirates Melbourne Cup than he ever made as a jockey.
Dandino is set to remain in Australia for an as-yet-unnamed trainer after suffering a soft-tissue injury which ruled him out of the Emirates Melbourne Cup.
Big Shu will be campaigned more aggressively this season as trainer Peter Maher considers a winter gameplan for the Cheltenham Festival winner.
Defending champion Magician has been ruled out of a repeat bid for glory in the Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita on Saturday.
Shanahan's Turn looked a smart novice chaser in the making when winning first time over fences in the two-and-a-half mile beginners at Punchestown.
Mr Diablo knuckled down to his job on the run-in to get the better of hotpot Wrath Of Titans in the opening maiden hurdle at Punchestown this afternoon.
Chancol made an impressive start over fences when claiming the two-mile beginners chase at Punchestown this afternoon.
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The highlight of Down Royal's year gets under way on Friday, with the WKD Hurdle the main event on the first day of an excellent two-day fixture.
Wood Breizh (8-1) ensured the journey to Clonmel was worth it for Ruby Walsh as they won the www.grahamnorris.com Memorial Handicap Hurdle.
Chancol (13-8) made an impressive start to his fencing career in the Book New Years Eve Panoramic Restaurant Beginners Chase at Punchestown.
Very Wood was made to work harder than expected as he made a winning debut over fences in the W.B. Gavin & Co. E.B.F. Beginners Chase at Galway.
Jim Bolger has high hopes for Parish Boy after the Godolphin-owned juvenile returned to action with a gutsy victory in thetote.com Eyrefield Stakes at Leopardstown.