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Dunroe Boy (IRE)
b g 2005 Catcher In The Rye (IRE) Moon River (FR)
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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 Dunroe Boy (IRE) was mentioned
Flemenstorm bounced back to the form that saw him take third place in a similar event at Navan back in March, to shed his maiden tag on start number nine at odds of 16/1 in the Merry Christmas From Fairyhouse Handicap Hurdle.
Sat 19th Dec
Do Try Dolly came out best in a cracking duel for the spoils in the Carmel Fay Memorial Handicap Hurdle at KilbegganMon 22nd Jun
The combination of one horse running out of petrol close home while another stays on strongly was seen in Kilbeggan as Dunroe Boy got up to take the spoils from Dedoctorsdaughter.
Mon 22nd Jun
Tipped Up Harry began his racing life in a point-to-point that went to Goulanes – now unbeaten from three racecourse runs and an RSA Chase fancy. Well Tipped Up Harry may be a long way inferior to that one in terms of ability but he was still up to making a winning chase debut in Clonmel's Kilsheelan Beginners Chase.
Thu 21st Feb
Rock Critic looked a class performer as he kept his unbeaten record intact with an impressive success in the Racegoer's 25 Euros Package Hurdle at FairyhouseTue 05th Feb
Dactik's love affair with Fairyhouse continues and the seven-year-old struck for the third time over the course and distance when successful in the Tote Sports Lounge Novice Handicap Hurdle.
Tue 05th Feb
Miss Xian prevailed in a gruelling finish as conditions took their toll in the 2m7f handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse.
Wed 09th Jan
Having his first start for Michael Butler, Preswell Lad just got up on the line to beat Dunroe Boy in the last at Tramore, Tom Carroll Memorial Handicap Steeplechase, providing his jockey Mikey Butler with a double on the card.
Tue 01st Jan
The JP McManus colours sported by jockey Jody McGarvey came home in front in the two and a half mile handicap chase at Down Royal.
Wed 26th Dec
Twenty to one chance Barnevelder, in first-time blinkers, gave Clane handler Shane Nolan his opening winner on the racecourse proper and rider Robbie Moran his initial success of this campaign in the Book Your Abba Xmas Handicap Chase at Downpatrick.
Wed 26th Sep
Black Mac led his rivals a merry dance as he made all to land the Ladbrokes Handicap Chase at Killarney.
Wed 18th Jul
Trainer John Carr saddled a one, two in the Bellewstown Golfcourse Handicap Hurdle as his Dunroe Boy under Ian McCarthy led home stablemate Turnonthegas under Jason McKeown.
Sun 08th Jul
Dunroe Boy claimed the second division of the two-and-a-half mile handicap hurdle at Ballinrobe despite getting leg weary in the closing stages.
Tue 26th Jun
Eddie Cawley trained winners have been known to hurt the bookies in the past but Western Island's success in the jogforjockeys.ie Handicap Chase was welcomed by the layers as the 20/1 shot scored under Philip Enright at Clonmel.
Fri 15th Jun
Cerveza Dinero bounced back to form as he took the second division of the Limerick GAA Handicap Hurdle for trainer/jockey Denis Hogan.
Sun 20th May
The John Carr trained Dunroe Boy made use of a light weight to claim his maiden racecourse win in the Tote Sports Lounge Handicap Hurdle at Punchestown today.
Wed 09th May
Martin Scruff (4/6 this morning into 1/2) was given an over confident ride by Paul Carberry in the Hen Party Heaven at the Festival Handicap Hurdle and failed to pick up the Andrew McNamara-ridden Turnonthegas at Punchestown.
Wed 16th Feb
After race at Kilbeggan Mon, 22nd Jun, 2015 (1st)
I always thought he had a bit of a chance. He ran in a good point-to-point the last day when Paul got a good tune out of him. I've had him all this season point-to-pointing. The ground was too soft for him early on but his best run was his last on good ground. I thought he had a sporting chance but it's a bit surreal to be honest. In fairness to the Turf Club I needed the licence in a rush and thankfully it came through last week. This one will be better over fences. I've five in for the summer. I train in Batterstown, Co Meath. I rode eight point-to-point winners for Eddie Cawley. I met Paul Power on the licensing course. I worked in Eddie Cawley's with Robert Connolly who is a son of Dunroe Boy's owner Thomas Connolly.
After race at Bellewstown Sun, 8th Jul, 2012 (1st)
I thought this morning that it was the stupidest thing ever to run two horses against each in other in the same colours, but they both need three miles. He is an improving horse and he has gone up thirty pounds in the handicap. He might go chasing now.
John G Carr
After race at Ballinrobe Tue, 26th Jun, 2012 (1st)
He got quite tired as he was out in front a long time. He might go to Bellewstown next,.
John G Carr
After race at Punchestown Wed, 9th May, 2012 (1st)
I had Dunroe Boy entered at Clonmel tomorrow and it's a pity I didn't leave him in! There aren't too many similar opportunities here in the next ten days so I might bring him to Perth next Thursday with a few others. My horses ran terrible all winter (Dunroe Boy's form read '9PPP0' during that period) but they are all running well now although they are not working any better at home.
John G Carr
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