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Reports in which Vastonea (IRE) was mentioned
Cacique Royale faces 15 rivals in his quest for a hat-trick in the Naas Golden Ticket Handicap which concludes today's card.
Tue 02nd Oct
Donnacha O'Brien partnered his 80th winner of the season at the Curragh today as the Jockeys' Championship clear leader completed a treble on the day on his brother Joseph O'Brien's Perfect Tapatino (7/4f) in the John Sisk & Son Handicap.
Sat 01st Sep
"She bounced back and I'd say the ground was a big factor the last day. I was even worried about this ground being too slow for her," admitted John McConnell after his Sheila's Hope took the Waterboys Apprentice Handicap at Leopardstown under Tom Madden.
Thu 16th Aug
Oisin Orr was banned for 14 days for riding dangerously in the concluding race at Dundalk, in an incident where Long Journey Home fell approximately two furlongs out.
Fri 15th Dec
Seven have been declared for the feature at Roscommon this evening, the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Connacht Oaks Fillies Handicap.
Tue 08th Aug
Joseph and Donnacha O'Brien sparked a double at Ballinrobe when Thomas O'Malley ended a long losing run to take the Win Big With Tote MaidenMon 24th Jul
Remarkable Lady bounced back from a disappointing effort in the Ulster Oaks, as she took the feature at Ballinrobe, the Win Big With Tote Handicap.
Mon 24th Jul
Popular veteran Vastonea is one of six runners to take their chance in Monday's Win Big With Tote Handicap at Ballinrobe.
Mon 24th Jul
Mur Hiba makes a belated first start of the campaign in the www.navanracecourse.ie Race on Friday night.
Fri 14th Jul
A gutsy success from Dubai Sand made it a hat-trick of wins for Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning in TheTote.com Knockaire Stakes at LeopardstownSat 29th Oct
The Kevin Prendergast trained and yard ‘pet’ Vastonea claimed his sixth career win at Leopardstown today, landing the Tote Handicap under Gary Halpin.
Sat 29th Oct
The 2016 season at the Curragh comes to a close this afternoon, with big fields the order of the day.
Mon 10th Oct
Flying Fairies kept on best to prevail in the apprentice handicap over a mile in the Curragh.
Sun 21st Aug
"He's been a great old servant but we thought he had gone last year. He never looked as well as he does today," said Jeremy Harley after the Kevin Prendergast-trained Vastonea bounced back to winning ways under Dylan Hogan in the Follow Naas Racecourse On Facebook Handicap.
Sun 03rd Jul
Whiskey Sour capped a great day for Eddie Lynam at Naas, completing a treble for the trainer in the Micheal Higgins & Co. HandicapSun 03rd Jul
Vastonea and Brendan Brackan have won the last three Topaz Mile Handicaps between them and return to Galway for another crack at Tuesday's featureTue 28th Jul
Cappella Sansevero cemented the new partnership of Andrea Atzeni and owners Qatar Racing with a commanding success in the Nestle Supporting Irish Autism Action Round Tower Stakes at the CurraghSun 31st Aug
If ever a horse deserved to get his head in front it was Sretaw, who won a driving finish to the Irish Cambridgeshire after six runner-up finishes in-a-row.
Sun 31st Aug
Panama Hat has proved a star for Andy Oliver this summer and the prolific winner makes his return to action in the valuable Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Red God' Handicap at Dundalk.
Sun 17th Aug
Vastonea won the Topaz Mile Handicap, the feature on day two of the Galway Festival, for the second timeTue 29th Jul
Vastonea (12/1) continued his love affair with the Topaz Mile Handicap in Galway as he won it for the second time.
Tue 29th Jul
Aidan O'Brien limbered up for the big challenge ahead with Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby favourite Australia by landing a double at the Curragh on the eve-of-Derby cardFri 27th Jun
Last year's Irish Derby winning handler Jim Bolger may be without representation this year but he started the weekend in some style at the Curragh with a 306/1 treble.
Fri 27th Jun
Brendan Brackan put up a spectacular performance to spreadeagle the field in the feature Topaz Mile Handicap on the second day of the Galway FestivalTue 30th Jul
Brendan Brackan (a nicely supported 10/1 chance) turned an apparently fiercely competitive Topaz Mile Handicap into a procession when bolting up by eight and a half lengths in the hands of Colin Keane at Galway.
Tue 30th Jul
Kevin Prendergast's Vastonea finished with a wet sail to land the most valuable race on the Gowran Park card, the Breeze Up At Gowran Park May 23rd HandicapWed 08th May
The trade paper made the point that Vastonea has a good record when fresh and the grey proved up to the task off a 199 day break in the Breeze Up At Gowran Park May 23rd Handicap.
Wed 08th May
Andy Oliver's excellent season continued at the Curragh this afternoon as the Co Tyrone trainer saddled Punch Your Weight to win the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Irish Cambridgeshire under Chris Hayes (seventh winner of the week).
Sat 25th Aug
Vastonea produced a strong late surge to deny the brave front-running effort of Pintura in the feature race of the second day of the Galway Festival, the Topaz Mile EBF HandicapTue 31st Jul
Runners in the concluding caulfieldindustrial.com European Breeders Fund Maiden seemed to have to go through the pain barrier in a slow-motion conclusion and with her yard in form it was Maude Adams (8s into 6s) that did enough to prevail at Galway.
Tue 31st Jul
Kevin Prendergast landed his fifth renewal of the big extended mile handicap at the second stage of the Galway Festival, now run under the guise of the Topaz Mile European Breeders Fund Handicap.
Tue 31st Jul
Back Burner’s win in the Stillorgan Handicap at Leopardstown gave Jessica Harrington an across the card double after Citizenship won well on the afternoon card at Killarney.
Thu 19th Jul
Kevin Prendergast's second string Vastonea stayed on best to provide a 20/1 upset in Leopardstown's seven furlong colts and geldings maiden under Sam James.
Sun 31st Oct
After race at Leopardstown Sat, 29th Oct, 2016 (1st)
we’ll give him (Vastonea) a break for the winter now. He’s a right old horse and pays his way and has won two Topaz Miles (at Galway) and was third in another. He has won over €240,000 now and he’s a star in our place and everyone’s favourite. we’ve had a good season and while I didn’t have that many horses, they all performed well. Aneen is a very nice filly and hopefully if everything goes right she’ll make a nice three-year-old. She’ll probably start off in one of the Guineas trials and hopefully progress from there.
After race at Naas Sun, 3rd Jul, 2016 (1st)
He's been a great old servant but we thought he had gone last year. He never looked as well as he does today,.
After race at Gowran Park Wed, 8th May, 2013 (1st)
He stuck it out well but he had to have the 3Ibs (successful jockey Sam James' claim) off. The rain that fell helped him too.
After race at Leopardstown Sun, 31st Oct, 2010 (1st)
We didn't think he had done enough at home before this race but evidently he had. He is by Verglas and most of those horses prefer easy ground and win in France. He is probably a decent horse in the making.