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Ballyboker Lady (IRE)
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Under Rules Total
Date Course Conditions
Change of Trainer Peter Maher
ts2 Tongue Strap
es2 Eye Shield
ec2 Eye Cover
tt2 Tongue Tie
bf Beaten Favourite on Last Run
srMentioned in Stewards Report in Results
bbvBroke Blood Vessel
The superscript number on headgear bl2 indicates number of times worn. A plus bl+ indicates more than 10 times where as red background bl1indicates first time.
Reports in which Ballyboker Bridge (IRE) was mentioned
Neverushacon powered home from the last to run out a convincing winner of the opening PP Hogan Memorial Cross Country Chase at Punchestown this afternoon.
Tue 18th Feb
Former high-class hurdler and chaser Yanworth (2/1 in the morning, 11/8 into 5/6 fav on course) made a winning start in cross-country chases when landing the EMS Copiers Risk Of Thunder Steeplechase in the hands of Mark Walsh.
Sun 17th Nov
Ireland's longest race the Mongey Communications La Touche Chase at Punchestown today was won by the Peter Maher trained Ballyboker Bridge who proved a winning spare ride for jockey Sea Flanagan.
Thu 02nd May
My Hometown landed a gamble as he made all to win an incident-packed EMS Copiers Risk Of Thunder Chase.
Sun 18th Nov
Need To Know recorded his first win under rules when staying on strongly to land the Dooley Insurances Cross Country Chase at Punchestown this afternoon.
Sat 29th Apr
Donal McInerney rode his first track winner on a big stage when getting Auvergnat home in first place in the P.P. Hogan Memorial Cross County Chase at Punchestown.
Sun 05th Feb
As J P McManus' Yanworth was just about getting the job done over at Ascot, he completed a Punchestown treble with Mark Walsh (double on the card) as the Enda Bolger-trained Cantlow took the honours in the Risk Of Thunder Chase.
Sat 19th Nov
Peter Maher is hoping for some decent ground to allow Ballyboker Bridge to take his chance in the Cross Country Chase at Cheltenham.
Mon 22nd Feb
It may have taken Ballyboker Bridge eleven outings 'between the flags' before gaining a maiden success, but the nine-year-old is operating at the height of his powers now as he showed by following up his win in the P.P. Hogan Memorial Cross Country Chase from last year. Amateur rider Gary Murphy was in the plate in 2015 but today Andrew Lynch did the steering on Peter Maher's charge.
Sun 31st Jan
Michael Kennedy's Sandycove Island is attracting support in Punchestown's bumper at 3.55pm.
Sat 14th Nov
The transition of 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up On His Own to the cross-county ranks is just one of many fascinating aspects to Punchestown's card today.
Sat 14th Nov
Jessica Harrington's Duckweed put in a smooth performance with Robbie Power in the plate for the first time, to land the At The Races Novice Hurdle at Kilbeggan.
Fri 15th May
Uncle Junior and Patrick Mullins captured the historic FBD Cross Country Chase for the La Touche Cup for the second time at Punchestown at the tender age of 14.
Thu 30th Apr
Hidden Cyclone (5-4) booked his ticket to the Cheltenham Festival with an impressive success in the Boylesports Tied Cottage Chase at PunchestownSun 01st Feb
The Peter Maher trained 20/1 shot Ballyboker Bridge led an outsider's 1-2 in the opening P.P. Hogan Memorial Cross Country Chase at Punchestown today, beating 66/1 runner-up Owens Pride.
Sun 01st Feb
After race at Punchestown Thu, 2nd May, 2019 (1st)
to win this again means everything. There is nothing like the banks races as it requires top courage for riders and horses. A lot of races have been modified but that’s the last gladiator stand left. . Ballyboker was always a good horse but he doesn’t stay. You have to nurse him around and he got his own way for a bit and he filled up and went away again. If he gets a breather he’ll stay well but he used to run very keen with the choke out when he was younger.
After race at Punchestown Sun, 1st Feb, 2015 (1st)
he (Ballyboker Bridge) wants a bit better ground and all the work is down to Gary and Michael Bates who I bought him off. They told me he was a good one and they were right. The rest is history and here he is now at 33/1 - there's plenty of room in the pond for the little fish.