Sizing John

8 results

Shane Foley on Albigna. Both are newcomers to US racing’s shop-window event. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien and his son Joseph provide the bulk of the Irish challenge for the 36th Breeders Cup, which begins on Friday night. Yet it is Jessica Ha(...)

 Robbie Power on Supasundae wins the Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown in February, just ahead of  Paul Townend on Faugheen. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s over 16 years since Robbie Power rode his first winner, so the man who rides Supasundae in Thursday’s Stayers’ Hurdle knows how tough this jump-r(...)

Jessica Harrington watches as Our Duke passes by during the media visit to her Commonstown Stables in Moone. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Jessica Harrington’s father was a British Army Brigadier so it’s no surprise command comes easy to her and she wasted little time exerting her author(...)

Robert Power clears the last on Our Duke before going on to win the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse in April 2017. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With just over four weeks to the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Our Duke looks set to put his ‘Blue Riband’ credentials to the test at Gowran this Saturday. Je(...)

Sub Lieutenant will try to go one better than his runner-up spot to Sizing John last year in the Grade Three Horse & Jockey Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles. Photograph: Inpho/Presseye

Sub Lieutenant is a 50-1 outsider for Cheltenham Gold Cup glory in March but could take a significant step towards steeplechasing’s ‘Blue Riband’ at (...)

 Robbie Power riding Sizing John (R) pips Djakadam (L) to claim the Punchestown Gold Cup last  April. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A mouth-watering clash between the new 2017 ‘Horse of the Year’ Sizing John and the history-seeking Djakadam is on the card for Sunday’s John Durkan (...)

Robbie Power and Sizing John after victory in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Sizing John remains on course for the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup later this month. Trainer Jessica Harrington confirmed all roads for the Cheltenham (...)

Trainer Jessica Harrington and jockey Robbie Power. Harrington says the logical race for Sizing John is the Ryanair at Cheltenham, but they will see what happens on Sunday. Photograph: INPHO

Jessica Harrington will decide on Sizing John’s Cheltenham Festival target after his run in Sunday’s Stan James Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown. The (...)