No brakes applied as Freewheelin Dylan wins the Boylesports Irish Grand National

A gutsy front-running display from Freewheelin Dylan created a shock 150-1 success in the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. Ridden by Ricky Doyle, the nine-year-old trained by Dermot McLoughlin, lead all the way in a competitive field. Approaching two out, the challengers came to tackle the leader, as Run Wild Fred threw down theContinue reading “No brakes applied as Freewheelin Dylan wins the Boylesports Irish Grand National”

Trainer Barry Connell aiming for the Boylesports Irish National

Trainer Barry Connell has set a target to win the BoyleSports Irish National at Fairyhouse with Espanito Bello. It would be a great achievement in this, his first year as a trainer Connell’s yellow and blue silks are a familiar sight on Irish racecourses, in fact Connell used to sport them himself for a lotContinue reading “Trainer Barry Connell aiming for the Boylesports Irish National”