Brendan Powell

11 results

Galvin and Davy Russell (right) on the way to winning the Irish Daily Star  Chase at Punchestown. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Galvin took his winning run to six with a pleasing display on his seasonal debut at Punchestown. Absent since winning the National Hunt Chase at the (...)

Assemble ridden by Shane Fitzgerald on the way to winning the Guinness Kerry National Handicap Chase at Listowel. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Joseph O’Brien’s Assemble was a comfortable winner of the Guinness Kerry National at Listowel on Wednesday. Partnered by 7lb claimer Shane Fitzgerald(...)

Jockey Billy Lee enjoyed success on La Petite Coco in Cork. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

La Petite Coco took the rise in class in her stride to record an impressive victory in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks Stakes at Cork. Paddy(...)

Trainer Gordon Elliott was at Fairyhouse for Percy Warner’s win in the feature race. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Gordon Elliott was on course for only the second time since testing positive for coronavirus to witness Percy Warner claim a dramatic victory in the f(...)

Bryan Cooper enjoyed a welcome return to the winner’s enclosure at Navan. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Gold Cup winning jockey Bryan Cooper enjoyed a morale-boosting success when guiding Latest Exhibition to win Navan’s Grade Two feature on Sunday. The(...)

 Brendan Powell on his horse Rhyme ‘n’ Reason is led to the winners enclosure after the 1988 Grand National. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty Images

Brendan Powell, the rider of 1988 Grand National hero Rhyme ‘N’ Reason, has announced his retirement from the training ranks. The Irishman produced a(...)

Trainer Richard Woollacott has died aged 40. Photo: Harry Trump/Getty Images

Tributes were paid on Tuesday to Richard Woollacott, the West Country trainer who saddled Beer Goggles to win the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury last(...)

Paddy Hill (left) says “it’s a well-known fact that they had an informer in the IRA who told them shortly after the bombings that they got the wrong people. Photograph: Getty Images

Birmingham Six man Paddy Hill’s life has been an emotional roller-coaster, if nothing else. Now living a life of contentment in rural Scotland with (...)

Pineau De Re (right) ridden by Leighton Aspell wins the Grand National. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

If Barry Connell has a cat, it might be advised to keep a low profile for a bit. The Dublin businessman has endured a torrid c(...)

Patsy Byrne.

Tributes have been coming in from throughout the racing world after news of the death of Patsy Byrne. The Irishman was an admired figure around the gr(...)

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