The Week In Photos - 31st Jul 2011

Runner-up Learn leads the field into the straight as eventual winner Riviera Poet (in second) chases him down at Galway on Monday evening.

Fosters Cross cruises into the straight with Colin Motherway aboard as the rest of the field struggle to chase him down in the feature race at Galway on Monday evening.

Truckers Delight almost loses his rider Andrew McNamara at the last with the winner Sarteano racing clear at Galway on Tuesday evening.

Pick the winner from here! Stunning View, third from the left, comes through under Pat Smullen to land the spoils in the Tote Mile from Royal Blue Star (leading the field).

Drumfire lands very awkwardly over the last as Galileo's Choice gets away from it quick and goes on to win the opener at Galway on Wednesday afternoon.

Lucky Wish falls at the last for the second year running in the Galway Plate and is about to bring down Matuhi, as Wise Old Owl leads the field with the winner Blazing Tempo coming on the outside.

Gracchus jumps the last in second (leader Spill the Beans, not pictured) with the eventual winner Down In Neworleans & Danny Mullins about to deliver their challenge.

Runners line up in front of the packed enclosures at Galway on Ladies Day (Thursday) for the two and a half mile Novice Hurdle, which was won by Tavern Times (orange & black).

Sam Bass under Willie Supple holds on in front from the late challenge of Harangue (maroon & white) with Monte Carlo in between them on Friday evening at Galway.

Moscow Mannon (inside) battles on gamely under Declan Lavery to hold off the challenge of Robin Angevin & Patrick Mullins in the last at Galway on Saturday.

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Previous Weeks Photos
  • Photo Gallery 24th Jul

    19 year old Shane Crimin poses with his first ever winner Aon Sceal with trainer Oliver McKiernan at Wexford on Saturday afternoon.
  • Photo Gallery 17th Jul

    Vital Plot & Brian O'Connell crash out a the last when they looked set for victory, leaving Paradis De Thaix (jumping) to take the spoils.
  • Photo Gallery 10th Jul

    Ucanchoose is a horse on the up after he recorded his second win in the space of four days for trainer Andy Slattery, making all to score at Tipperary on Saturday.
  • Photo Gallery 3rd Jul

    Johnny Cullen has an anxious moment at the last as Scene of the Crash reaches for it, but still comes home a comfortable winner of the opener at Limerick yesterday for Myles Sunderland.
  • Photo Gallery 26th Jun

    Jockey Cian Collins gets some sugar onboard before the start of the Pony Races at Abbeyfeale, yesterday.
  • Photo Gallery 19th Jun

    The Grey Dancer sets a trend with his pink bridle after he won at the Castleisland Pony Races yesterday. His delighted rider Denis Linehan & Emma Jones are also pictured.
  • Photo Gallery 12th Jun

    Tarcisio (winner) veers into Alkazim (runner-up) approaching the line at Limerick on Saturday evening but after a stewards enquiry the result stood.
  • Photo Gallery 5th Jun

    Thankfully both Littlehillofbrian & her jockey David Byrne were none the worse after this spectacular exit from the Mares 5yo Maiden at Ballingarry point-to-point on Sunday
  • Photo Gallery 29th May

    Clonakilty town provides the backdrop as runners in the Winners of One contest at the Inchidoney point-to-point gallop on. Mismak (No 11) eventually took the race with Derek O'Connor aboard
  • Photo Gallery 22nd May

    Trainer Ross O Sullivan Left With Jockey Katie Walsh Peter John Flood After MON OISEAU Won The Ladies Open Lightweight Race Stradbally 22-05-11
  • Photo Gallery 15th May

    Jills Oscar and Colin Motherway leading the Mares Open Banks race at Athlacca PTP 14-05-11
  • Photo Gallery 8th May

    Niall Cronin wins the Punchestown Charity race for the second year in a row 07-05-11
  • Photo Gallery 1st May

    Monksland and Roger Quinlan go their separate ways at ballysteen ptp 01-05-11
  • Photo Gallery 24th Apr

    Racing in the back straight at Clonmel 21-04-11
  • Photo Gallery 17th Apr

    Henry Cecil pictured with Frankel at Newbury 16-04-11
  • Photo Gallery 10th Apr

    Tim Carroll is unseated as Ballyvoile runs out at the last fence at Tramore 10-04-11
  • Photo Gallery 3rd Apr

    St. Nicholas Abbey prior to his defeat at the Curragh 03-04-11
  • Photo Gallery 20th Mar

    Hurricane Fly and Ruby Walsh (right) winning the Stan James Champion Hurdle Cheltenham 15-03-11
  • Photo Gallery 6th Mar

    Hughies Grey and Mick Darcy on their way to landing the Ulster Grand National at Downpatrick 02-03-11
  • Photo Gallery 27th Feb

    The Midnight Club flies the last to win at Fairyhouse 23-02-11
  • Photo Gallery 20th Feb

    Testing conditions during a hurdle race at Punchestown 16-02-11
  • Photo Gallery 13th Feb

    Bookmaking brothers John and Justin Carthy trial a new board at Punchestown 09-02-11
  • Photo Gallery 30th Jan

    Jockey returning to the weighroom at Navan 25-01-11
  • Photo Gallery 16th Jan

    Davy Russell looks on Just Friends takes advantage of Big Secret's last fence fall at Thurles 13-01-11
  • Photo Gallery 9th Jan

    MCR Hurdle sponsor Douglas Taylor with his winning horse Final Approach at Leopardstown 09-01-11
  • Photo Gallery 2nd Jan

    Trainer Dessie Hughes with his daughter Sandra and grandchildren at Naas 02-01-11
  • Photo Gallery 12th Dec

    The perfect result. Mick Kinane presents the trophy to the 3 victorious apprentices at Dundalk 10-12-10
  • Photo Gallery 5th Dec

    A perfect silhouette of Champion Jockey Pat Smullen captured at Dundalk 05-12-10
  • Photo Gallery 28th Nov

    Marshall Watson and Twelve Gauge part company at Killashee P-To-P 24-11-10
  • Photo Gallery 21st Nov

    Troytown winner Jack The Bus with Francis and Peter Casey at Navan 21-11-10
  • Photo Gallery 14th Nov

    Solwhit looked sharp on his seasonal debut at Punchestown 14-11-10
  • Photo Gallery 7th Nov

    Calvin Borel lands a punch on Javier Castellano at the Breeders Cup 05-11-10
  • Photo Gallery 31st Oct

    Winning connections of Tiz The Shot at Leopardstown 31-10-10
  • Photo Gallery 24th Oct

    Veteran L'Ami scoring over hurdles at Galway 24-10-10
  • Photo Gallery 17th Oct

    Back Of The Pack was all out to hold off Sebadee at Cork 17-10-10
  • Photo Gallery 10th Oct

    Megan Carberry and Way Up North turn into the straight at Assdee Pony Races Co. Kerry 10-10-10
  • Photo Gallery 3rd Oct

    The void race at Dundalk 03-10-10
  • Photo Gallery 26th Sep

    Dermot Weld introduced this smart 2-Y-O Dubai Prince at Gowran Park 25-09-10
  • Photo Gallery 19th Sep

    The crowd on Ladies Day at Listowel 17-09-10
  • Photo Gallery 12th Sep

    Gonebeyondrecall is left clear by the fall of What's Up Gordon at Listowel 12-09-10
  • Photo Gallery 5th Sep

    Punters enjoy an afternoon's racing at Dundalk Stadium 05-09-10
  • Photo Gallery 29th Aug

    International footballers John O'Shea and Stephen Hunt pictured with their horse St Devote which finished 2nd at Galway 29-08-10
  • Photo Gallery 22nd Aug

    Connections pictured with 13-y-o Kahuna which was retired at Ballinrobe 22-08-10
  • Photo Gallery 15th Aug

    Fran Berry talks to connections of Decoy Daddy in the winner's enclosure at Tramore 14-08-10
  • Photo Gallery 8th Aug

    Katie Walsh gets a hug from Barney O'Hare after completing a double at Downpatrick 08-08-10