Bolshoi Ballet performs a classic display at Leopardstown

Bolshoi Ballet, trained by the maestro Aidan O’Brien, produced a classic display in the PW McGrath Memorial Ballysax Stakes at Leopardstown. O’Brien has saddled subsequent Epsom heroes Galileo and High Chaparral to land successive runnings of the Derby trial in 2001 and 2002, while four-time Gold Cup winner Yeats also features on the roll of honour.Continue reading “Bolshoi Ballet performs a classic display at Leopardstown”

New flat campaign starts at The Curragh as Jim Bolger wins with second string Missing Matron

Missing Matron was the second-string for Jim Bolger but duly landed the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden at the Curragh. A field of eight unraced juveniles went to post for the first race to get the Irish Flat turf season underway for 2021 Jim Bolger has won this race on several occasions in recent years.Continue reading “New flat campaign starts at The Curragh as Jim Bolger wins with second string Missing Matron”