Dessie Hughes

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Gordon Elliott: “It was touch and go whether we ran Toner (on the ground)”

Toner D’Oudairies may not have been the most-fancied contender for Gigginstown House Stud, but he proved the best on the day as he led a clean sweep o(...)

Mouse Morris gives First Lieutenant first run of season at Punchestown today.

Trainer Mouse Morris has warned stable star First Lieutenant will need the run in the Star Best For Racing Coverage Chase at Punchestown today.The eig(...)

 Dressedtothenines clears the last hurdle on the way to winning the Keelings Irish Strawberry Hurdle at Fairyhouse’s Easter meeting.

It may be a relatively low-key €8,000 midweek beginners chase but Sligo’s opener today is set to see the debut over fences of two JP McManus-owned sta(...)

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(...)

Bryan Cooper guides Our Conor over the last to victory in the JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham Racecourse last March. Our Conor will reappear in the Hackett’s Irish Cesarewitch at the Currage on October 13th. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Sunday’s Group Two Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh has a history of throwing up classic talent but confirmation of the National Hunt season’(...)

Saturday’s Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes is shaping into a potential championship deciding event and the unbeaten Come To Heel will fly the Irish fla(...)

The Dessie Hughes-trained White Star Line won the Kerry National in Listowel. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

White Star Line made the most of sneaking into the Guinness Kerry National as a reserve to land the big prize at Listowel for Dessie Hughes and Andrew(...)

Dessie Hughes: trains Action Master.

The shock 50/1 Irish Grand National heroine Liberty Counsel will have to overcome topweight at Roscommon tonight if she is to add another ‘National’ t(...)

When his history teacher, Kerry defender Marc Ó Sé, warned him that all he was doing by walking out the school gates was ensuring that he’d be back in a few years looking for a job, Byan Cooper (above) just smiled.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Used to be, a young jockey’s first hint that the big time was making eyes at him came over the airwaves. Small notes made deafening sounds. As (...)

First Lieutenant  ridden by Bryan Cooper, clears the second last fence ahead of Quito De La Roque during the Betfred Bowl at Aintree last week. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Gigginstown House Stud are planning a powerful three-horse assault on the Bet Online With The Tote.com Punchestown Gold Cup at the Co Kildare t(...)

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