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Nearest The Pin (IRE)
b g 2005 Court Cave (IRE) Carnbelle (IRE)
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bf Beaten Favourite on Last Run
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 Nearest The Pin (IRE) was mentioned
Noel Meade is keeping his fingers crossed Tom Horn can defy a rise in the weights as the Munster National runner-up bids to go one better in the Paddy Power Cork Grand National.
Sun 02nd Nov
Mitebeall Forluck just got up to land the feature at Wexford this afternoon, the Casey Precast Handicap Chase, scoring under David Casey for Arthur Moore and owner Christopher Hanbury.
Sat 25th Oct
Owner JP McManus enjoyed a double at Sligo, culminating in Tom Horn's impressive success in the Foley's Bar And Off Licence ChaseWed 01st Oct
The Ross O’Sullivan trained He’s Our Man ran out an easy winner of what was an eventful Martin Reilly Motors Santa Fe Handicap Chase, scoring under Davy Russell for the Kangley Syndicate.
Wed 01st Oct
Shabra Charity and Ryan Treacy provided a boost to Oliver Brady when fending off Coldstonesober by a head in the two and a half mile handicap chase at Down Royal.
Mon 05th May
Tony Martin's talented gelding Nearest The Pin finally broke his duck over fences with a victory at Ballinrobe, but it owed a lot to luckTue 24th Sep
The fences are there to be jumped goes the old adage and backers of Passage Vendome were left rueing their luck when he gave the last too much air and crumpled on landing to hand Ballinrobe’s beginners’ chase to Nearest The Pin.
Tue 24th Sep
Busted Tycoon rewrote the history books when she became what is thought to be the first horse to win three times at the same Galway Festival when landing the Vision Express EBF Mares Handicap HurdleSun 04th Aug
Darwins Fox proved strongest in the finish as he opened his account over fences in the opening beginners chase at Galway this afternoon.
Sun 04th Aug
Sizing Italy claimed the scalp of Steps To Freedom in the Irish Examiner Beginners Chase at KillarneyWed 17th Jul
After finishing second on his chasing debut at Roscommon, Steps To Freedom had to settle for the runner-up spot yet again, as Sizing Italy proved too good for him in the Irish Examiner Beginners Chase.
Wed 17th Jul
Davy Condon brought up his 730/1 Down Royal treble this evening on Blue Cannon who denied gambled-on Plan A by a head.
Fri 21st Jun
Sizing Europe looks set for another big season after returning to action with an impressive victory in the PWC Champion Chase at Gowran ParkSat 06th Oct
Protaras, runner-up on his chasing debut at Galway last month, went one better under Paul Carberry in an incident-packed Gowran Park Racing Club 2013 Beginners Chase.
Sat 06th Oct
Aidan O'Brien sends a decent team to Wexford on Friday, the most interesting of which could be Justification in the Gorey (QR) RaceFri 24th Aug
Unaccompanied captured Grade One glory for Dermot Weld as she showed the boys the way home in the Istabraq Festival Hurdle at LeopardstownThu 29th Dec
Dual Grade 2 winning hurdler Hidden Cyclone impressed on debut in the beginners chase at Leopardstown when beating Nearest The Pin by two lengths.
Thu 29th Dec
“He’s going to win this by a country mile,” commentator Dessie Scahill said about Flemenstar in the beginners chase at Navan and never a truer word was spoken.
Sun 27th Nov
Punchestown survived an early inspection and Noel Meade will have been pleased with that as Cross Appeal produced an accomplished round of jumping to land the Christmas Parties At Punchestown Beginners ChaseWed 26th Oct
A half-brother to Travino, it was always likely that Days Hotel would excel in the chasing sphere and the Oscar six-year-old began in pleasing style in the Dobbins Panoramic Restaurant Beginners Chase under Andrew Lynch at Punchestown.
Wed 26th Oct
Big Zeb got the better of Sizing Europe to win an epic battle for the boylesports.com Champion Chase at PunchestownTue 03rd May
Willie Mullins, who has enjoyed such a terrific record at Punchestown in recent years, got off the mark for the week when Johnny McGeeney landed the '3' Handicap Hurdle.
Tue 03rd May
Realt Dubh landed his third Grade One prize of the season when he won a dramatic renewal of the Powers Gold Cup at FairyhouseSun 24th Apr
The lightly-raced Nearest The Pin opened his account at the first time of asking in handicap company when taking the two miles Family Day at Fairyhouse Novice Handicap Hurdle under a typically cool ride by Paul Carberry.
Sun 24th Apr
After race at Fairyhouse Sun, 24th Apr, 2011 (1st)
We've always thought he was a good horse and he's a super leaper. Hopefully he'll make a proper chaser some day. He's had a few problems but seems to go on any ground and will stay further.
A J Martin
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