DANNY SHEEHY: WITH HARD WORK, THERE ARE NO LIMITS

“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” We recently caught up with Apprentice jockey Danny Sheehy. This young rider has missed plenty of last term with injuries; now fully fit, he is ready to make up for all the lost time. TellContinue reading “DANNY SHEEHY: WITH HARD WORK, THERE ARE NO LIMITS”

MARSHALL WATSON: “I’M LIVING THE DREAM”

“The definition of insanity – is doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different result”. This is the smart mind-set of assistant trainer Marshall Watson. The Watson family have forty horses in training – each week more new recruits are coming into their progressive family run yard in Co. Armagh. Marshall’s fatherContinue reading “MARSHALL WATSON: “I’M LIVING THE DREAM””

SHERIDIAN; “I’M PREPARED TO LISTEN AND LEARN TO BECOME THE BEST”

From Hollyford, County Tipperary, Joey Sheridan rode his first winner on the Denis Hogan-trained Eastern Racer at Dundalk on April 24, 2019. Sheridan is apprenticed to Hogan. The duo act are almost certain to being a formidable force this winter series at Dundalk Stadium. We caught up with the young rider to catch up onContinue reading “SHERIDIAN; “I’M PREPARED TO LISTEN AND LEARN TO BECOME THE BEST””

MCGUINNESS: FROM PLAYING XBOX TO REPRESENTING RICCI

14-year-old Mick McGuinness from Belfast is just like any other teenager, he enjoys going to the cinema and playing his computer games. However, on the other hand McGuinness is immensely privileged to represent leading national hunt owner Rich Ricci when he is unable to attend a race-meetings in Ireland. McGuinness has been considered as MrContinue reading “MCGUINNESS: FROM PLAYING XBOX TO REPRESENTING RICCI”

JOE ANDERSON: MY AIM IS RIDE OUT MY 10LB CLAIM

The new breed of talented jockeys are coming through the ranks, hungry for success and determined to get noticed in the competitive sport were winning means everything. Liverpool born conditional jockey Joe Anderson is based with trainer Nigel twiston-Davis. He has a capabilities and know how to go far within the industry. You will beContinue reading “JOE ANDERSON: MY AIM IS RIDE OUT MY 10LB CLAIM”

“MIRACLE MAN” TOOMEY READY TO BECOME A TRAINER

In July 2013 Limerick born jockey Brian Toomey suffered a career-ending fall at Perth racecourse, paramedics stated ” it left him clinically dead for six seconds”. He spent 157 days in hospital, where he had metal plates implanted into his skull. Fast forward five years, the miracle man that they insisted had only a 3%Continue reading ““MIRACLE MAN” TOOMEY READY TO BECOME A TRAINER”