Clonmel Thu, 29th Oct, 2020
Live Every Day The last day we took the cheek-pieces off at Galway and he ran a bit free and the ground was a bit too good too and he likes a bit of juice. He is a fine big horse and we'll try and get another hurdle win out of him before going chasing. Simon (Cavanagh) gave him a good intelligent ride and waited. He was with us for a year when he finished school years ago and is a great lad to work and ride. That's his first hurdle winner and his father Richard owns and bred the horse.
Tramore Thu, 17th Sep, 2020
Whatsyourstatus I've got him beaten ten times over. He runs a bit gassy and keen and we always thought he wanted two miles or two mile two. He actually wants three miles. I even thought that today might be a bit too short for him. With the race being for horses who hadn't won over hurdles I said I'd take a chance. Ricky actually rode him during the week for me up the Old Vic. He said; 'I do not know how this horse hasn't won a race!'. If he comes out of this well he could go for the three mile handicap hurdle at Listowel next Friday. He would be tailor made for it. It's an amateur riders hurdle and we'd try to get Derek O'Connor or Ben Harvey to ride. He had eleven grand won before today and he only cost E1,500 at an August sale. I also have his sister and I think she is quite good. Her name is Fanoir, she is better than him and goes to Listowel for a mares bumper next. Conor rode him the last day and he is big part of the team. It's unfortunate for him. Ricky is a good replacement and I'm delighted for him to lose his claim. There is a few local lads in Clarecastle that will be delighted too and we might have a few pints on Monday to celebrate.