‘YAFORDADOE’ TO GIVE FOLEY MORE GLORY

Win, or lose the champion jockey title this year – it has been an extraordinary season for jockey Shane Foley no matter what way you look at things. The rider predominantly stations himself influential trainer Jessica Harrington and he has really demonstrated his worth this worth for her – winning on horses who looked allContinue reading “‘YAFORDADOE’ TO GIVE FOLEY MORE GLORY”

DANNY HAND; “BEING A JOCKEY IS A DREAM COME TRUE FOR ME”

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the fortitude that whether we win or lose. From Navan in County Meath, 25-year-old jockey Danny Hand grew up around thoroughbreds, from a very young-age his family kept a few at home and he always had a keen interest in themContinue reading “DANNY HAND; “BEING A JOCKEY IS A DREAM COME TRUE FOR ME””

JOEY SHERDIAN; SOMETIMES YOU WIN, SOMETIMES YOU LEARN”

Success is no accident – Is Joey Sheridan is destined for the top. Champion jockey material? I wouldn’t bet against it. Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn – County Tipperary born apprentice jockey Joey Sheridan has really made his mark on the Irish horse racing scene in such a short period of time. On AprilContinue reading “JOEY SHERDIAN; SOMETIMES YOU WIN, SOMETIMES YOU LEARN””

MCMENAMIN; “I HOPE THIS ALL PASSES, AS QUICKLY AS IT CAME”

Downpatrick-born jockey Danny McMenamin is a long way from home reassurances of his family in County Down in these times of ambiguity surrounding the coronavirus epidemic. The inconsequential topic of Horse racing not being continued behind closed door, or to the public is irrelevant in the scale of pandemic of what is going around theContinue reading “MCMENAMIN; “I HOPE THIS ALL PASSES, AS QUICKLY AS IT CAME””

RUSSELL ‘HOPEFUL’ TIGER ROLL WILL GET ANOTHER CHANCE NEXT YEAR

Jockey Davy Russell has his hopes pinned that pint-sized hero Tiger Roll will get his chance to enter the Grand National record books next year. It was revealed last week the Aintree extravaganza will not be run this year, with the racing calendar on hold due to the coronavirus epidemic. The Gordon Elliott, Tiger RollContinue reading “RUSSELL ‘HOPEFUL’ TIGER ROLL WILL GET ANOTHER CHANCE NEXT YEAR”