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”

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”