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”

Remaining Irish line-up for the Randox Grand National

Bristol De Mai heads a maximum field of 40 for the Randox Grand National on Saturday. Ireland have strong entries in the race but the strongly-fancied Secret Reprieve is only a second reserve at this stage. Secret Reprieve, trained by Evan Williams, won the Welsh National in December and has been set up for aContinue reading “Remaining Irish line-up for the Randox Grand National”