Denis O Regan

10 results

 Defi Bleu ridden by Davy Russell at Navan Racecourse. Photograph: Peter Mooney/Inpho

Defi Bleu looks to have a good chance of following in some illustrious hoof-prints by winning the Grade Two feature on the final day of Limerick’s Chr(...)

Arctic Fire returned to winning ways at Cork on Monday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Arctic Fire claimed his first victory since the 2017 Cheltenham Festival with a clear-cut success in the Joe Walsh Memorial Hurdle at Cork. The forme(...)

 Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll: they  won a World Championship gold in Sarasota,  Florida, six weeks ago. Photograph:  EPA

Florida, Boston, Áras an Uachtaráin and the heart of London. Rowing may not quite be in the league of motor racing and private jets, but some of the t(...)

Jack Kennedy gave 25/1 Labaik a brilliant ride to hand Gordon Elliott the first of his three opening day winners at Cheltenham. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Gordon Elliott transferred his domestic edge over Willie Mullins to Day One of Cheltenham with a superb 1,988-1 hat-trick packed to the festival rafte(...)

Trainer Willie Mullins saddled a remarkable 22 winners over Christmas. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/Inpho

 The first action of 2017 looks like it will continue the 2016 narrative with Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott continuing their battle for supre(...)

 Willy Mullins-trained Douvan hotly tipped to make it an unbeaten “Diamond Dozen” in the €100,000 Cashcard Chase. Photograph:  Seb Daly/Sportsfile

If Douvan’s probable lap of honour represents the elitist aspect of the second day of Leopardstown’s Christmas festival, then It Came To Pass can stri(...)

Tony Martin’s Pyromaniac has a chance to take the feature race at this year’s Galway Festival after a controversial path in. Photo: Inpho

Those among the vast Ladies Day festival crowd who back Pyromaniac to win the Guinness Galway Hurdle will mostly be either unaware or unperturbed abou(...)

Denis O’Regan celebrates on board Quick Jack after winning the Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap at Ballybrit. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

What had been a mostly forgettable festival week for Tony Martin burst to life in the richest possible fashion as Quick Jack provided the Co Meath (...)

Best hat winner Danielle Gingell, from Claremorris, Co Mayo; winner of the Kilkenny best dressed lady prize Alex Butler, from Midleton, Co Cork; and best Irish design winner Mary White, from Claremorris, Co Mayo, at Galway. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Galway public may have recently voted in favour of marriage equality, but there were calls for another form of parity at Ballybrit. Laois-born Leo(...)

 Denis O’Regan on Living Next Door (left) wins the €190,000 Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

It required a hugely brave performance from Living Next Door - and a vintage Denis O’Regan ride too - but a massive gamble on the 7-2 favourite Foxroc(...)