Curragh Sun, 13th Aug, 2017
Brick By Brick he's done very little wrong but he just kept getting caught but did that well today. I don't where we go with him next, he's a five furlong horse and he loves quick ground. He's very very sharp out of the stalls and I think he'll be better when he gets up into a better class of race; in a better race he might get a lead. Colin said he had company until the last furlong; then he sent him on and he quickened up really well but when he got to the front he just pricked his ears. He really wasn't doing very much so probably in a bit better race they'd take him along more. He has plenty of experience now and he's getting stronger. He's a quick horse and we'll try and find a suitable race. He ran here over six and painfully didn't get it. He might next year but at the moment we'll keep him to five.
Leopardstown Thu, 10th Aug, 2017
Landshark He was bought at the Goresbridge Breeze Up Sale by Eamonn Reilly. He was an expensive horse (E210,000) and it's nice when they come out and win first time. He's a gorgeous horse. He will probably be a seven furlong horse but we started him over six having come from the breeze up in case he was a bit free. Colm said he was always going to get out and he didn't want to bustle him. He wanted him to have a really nice experience today which he did. He's the first horse that Bob Ellis has had in Ireland. He's been in Saratoga so hopefully he will get over sometime.
Roscommon Tue, 8th Aug, 2017
Ballot Box She's a tough, hardy filly. I think the ease in the ground probably suited her and she stayed every yard of it. She will go for another nursery, and they could have claimed her last week. We are lucky around here and it's going to be hard work on horses for the rest of the day. Anything that stays will get there.
Naas Wed, 26th Jul, 2017
Pincheck I was a bit worried about the ground but luckily we got that heavy shower and Colm said he was very comfortable today. He did hurt himself in Leopardstown and that's why he didn't run for so long. He's a very immature horse still and is only learning. Whatever he does this year he will be an even nicer four-year-old, and he might one day grow into that enormous frame.
Gowran Park Sat, 22nd Jul, 2017
Two For Tea She deserved it. She got a bit lonely on the far side there and came across. Colm said she was always going to hold on. I'm delighted for her, she deserved to win after her two good runs. Where we go now I don't know. She will be a nicer filly next year when she strengthens up. She'll improve a good bit.