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Intrigue Deferbet (FR)
Lights Out (FR)
Mme H Boillereau, Mme J Magerand
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Change of Trainer W P Mullins to Andrew McNamara
Change of Trainer O Auchere to W P Mullins
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Reports in which Val De Ferbet (FR) was mentioned
Scarpeta looks the class act on show at Clonmel today as he makes his seasonal bow in the Jim Strang & Sons Kilsheelan Hurdle.
Thu 06th Dec
Thankfully Ruby Walsh and Wicklow Brave (a 2/7 shot) were quickly up after their fall at the fourth in the Miriam Hand 'Play In Pink Fundraiser' Hurdle at Galway, a race that saw a good day get better for trainer Colin Bowe and rider Sean Flanagan. Their Sweet Home Chicago took the spoils in the three miler.
Sun 28th Oct
Ballyoisin continues to build towards the big future that was predicted for him earlier in his career and he made it two from two in the Odds Boost Your Bets On The Ladbrokes App Chase at Punchestown.
Wed 13th Jun
Following on from his success with Take The Cash at Kilbeggan on Monday evening, Andrew McNamara followed up at Clonmel this evening with Val De Ferbet in the Camida (QR) Maiden.
Thu 03rd May
Sumos Novios put in a strong staying performance to take Grade Three honours in the Imperial Call Chase at Limerick for father and son Liam and Jonathan Burke.
Sun 01st Apr
The great uncertainty that is horse racing was never more exemplified than when Admiral Brian recorded a 25/1 victory in the featured Jim Strang & Sons Kilsheelan Hurdle at Clonmel.
Thu 07th Dec
Coquin Mans steps back up in trip at Clonmel this afternoon after chasing home a couple of star performers on his last two outings.
Thu 07th Dec
Bachasson's victory in the Boomerang Animal Bedding And Boomerang Horse And Country Store Chase was the highlight of a double for Willie Mullins and Paul Townend at ThurlesThu 23rd Nov
Bachasson got his season off to an impressive start when taking the Boomerang Animal Bedding And Boomerang Horse & Country Store Chase at Thurles.
Thu 23rd Nov
Apache Stronghold makes a welcome return to action in the Boomerang Animal Bedding And Boomerang Horse & Country Store Chase at Thurles this afternoon.
Thu 23rd Nov
The €55,000 Guinness Handicap is the feature on the penultimate session of the week-long Listowel Festival as 10 runners have been declared for the mile-and-a-half test.
Fri 15th Sep
Val De Ferbet put in a sparkling display of jumping as he made all to land the Grade Three Dr Vincent O'Brien Centenary Chase at Cork.
Sun 16th Apr
Andrew McNamara enjoyed a double at Clonmel, with the highlight the success of Val De Ferbet in the Suir Valley ChaseTue 21st Mar
Andrew McNamara completed a double on the card at Clonmel today when Val De Ferbet produced a fine front-running performance to claim the featured Suir Valley Chase.
Tue 21st Mar
Monalee continued his progress when running out an authoritative winner of the Surehaul Mercedes-Benz Novice Hurdle at ClonmelThu 02nd Feb
Clarcam recorded his eighth career win when overcoming testing conditions to take the Micro Dog ID Chase at Clonmel.
Thu 02nd Feb
American based Sean McDermott completed a double at the beginning of his Irish winter ‘break’, when steering the Pat Fahy trained Head Turner to a narrow neck win in the O'Kelly Brothers (Mares) Handicap Hurdle at Limerick today.
Mon 26th Dec
Val De Ferbet was the fortunate winner of an incident packed Signsplus Hurdle at Limerick today, benefitting from the penultimate flight fall of leader Runfordave when scoring for trainer Andy McNamara and jockey Sean McDermott.
Mon 26th Dec
The Willie Mullins-trained Clondaw Warrior proved a class apart from his opponents in the Jim Strang & Sons Kilsheelan (Peugeot) Hurdle at ClonmelThu 08th Dec
Clondaw Warrior took a major step up in trip in his stride when justifying odds-on support in the Jim Strang & Sons Kilsheelan (Peugeot) Hurdle at Clonmel.
Thu 08th Dec
The going at Clonmel is now soft on both the hurdle and chase courses following 11mm of rain since declaration time.
Thu 08th Dec
Seven pound claimer Cian Collins impressed again with his handling of 13/8 favourite, De Plotting Shed, winner of the He'llberemembered Hurdle at Thurles.
Thu 20th Oct
Some of them had plenty of 'zip' left in them at the finish of the two and three quarter mile Bet In-Play With The Ladbrokes App Chase, principally Alelchi Inois, who justified favouritism for Luke McMahon and Willie Mullins in the hands of Barry Geraghty at Punchestown.
Wed 01st Jun
Trainer Jessica Harrington has her horses in excellent health at present and registered her eighth in six days when Woodland Opera landed the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel Hurdle at Punchestown today.
Wed 27th Apr
Andrew McNamara sends Val De Ferbet back into action quickly as the Thurles Racecourse Hurdle presents a suitable opportunity for the recent Cork runner-up.
Thu 24th Mar
Tennis Cap (evens favourite) saw off former stable companion Val De Ferbet in the 8-1 Willie Mullins To Train A Cheltenham Winner At Coral.ie Hurdle at CorkMon 14th Mar
Mrs Violet O'Leary saw Tennis Cap take his third race at her local track in Cork when prevailing in the 8/1 Willie Mullins To Train A Cheltenham Winner At Coral.ie Hurdle.
Mon 14th Mar
Champion Trainer Willie Mullins sent out his 11th winner of the week at Punchestown today when his Blood Cotil (11/1) landed the Grade A EMS Copiers Novice Handicap Chase under jockey Paul Townend.
Fri 01st May
Val De Ferbet survived a blunder at the last as he ran out a facile winner of the feature at Limerick, the Grade 2 Hugh McMahon Memorial Novice Chase, scoring under Ruby Walsh for Willie Mullins.
Sun 29th Mar
Un De Sceaux got his fencing career back on track with a brilliant performance in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners Chase at Fairyhouse on a day when Willie Mullins sent out four winnersSat 20th Dec
Stone Hard completed a short-priced four-timer at Fairyhouse for champion trainer Willie Mullins when making a successful rules debut under his son Patrick.
Sat 20th Dec
Val De Ferbet put in a fine round of jumping on his chasing debut to take the three-mile beginners' event in decisive fashion at Fairyhouse.
Sat 20th Dec
Willie Mullins could be set for another good day at Fairyhouse with leading contenders in five of the seven races on the card.
Sat 20th Dec
After race at Clonmel Thu, 3rd May, 2018 (1st)
He is good and tough but has been struggling on the very heavy ground during the winter against jumpers but handled it better than the Flat horses today,. He is a genuine horse and is lovely to have and will now go to Killarney for the Grade 3 2m4f chase on May 14.
After race at Cork Sun, 16th Apr, 2017 (1st)
He has been a bit hit and miss to jump but he was absolutely perfect around there. We had been campaigning him mostly over hurdles because we were worried about the jumping but the way he has jumped there will give us a lot of options for next year. We never got his head in front last year, he was second I think about four or five times. He ran a couple of lovely races but just seems a bit better this year. He's a very good, genuine horse. He could probably run in a couple of good chases next year and there might even be a day or two on the Flat for him as well.
After race at Clonmel Tue, 21st Mar, 2017 (1st)
The original plan was to go to Thurles for a hurdle race at the weekend but I entered for this also. He isn't an exceptional jumper but I thought this was worth a go and we may now have a look at the Thurles race also. His jumping was as good as I've ever had him put in and I'd be lost without Dillon (Maxwell, who rode the trainer's earlier winner) who helps with his schooling - hopefully someone doesn't rob him off me now!. We're not that busy at the moment - I've 10 horse to run for the summer and I was nervous coming here today because if things didn't want well, we'd have been struggling for the summer! It worked out great though and I'm delighted.
After race at Limerick Mon, 26th Dec, 2016 (1st)
we were settling for a nice run going to the second last but we were lucky to win - although my mother says you should never apologise for being lucky!. he was a great horse to get starting off training and Dr Heffernan (owner) has a few other horses with me too so it’s great to get a win. He’s been second for us four times and it was nice for him to get a bit of luck. To be fair to him he did dig deep on the run-in and he stays three miles. Today was the plan and while he is in on New Year’s Eve, he has had a hard enough race there and won’t go. He’s not a brilliant jumper of fences but it is something we’ll have to reconsider again because he’ll have to step up to a higher level over hurdles after that.
After race at Limerick Sun, 29th Mar, 2015 (1st)
He is a very, very good jumper and has great scope. He doesn't get too high over his fences but is quick getting from A to B.
W P Mullins