MCBRATNEY: YOUR ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR LAST WINNER

Co. Down born Colin McBratney has forged a successful career for himself as a racehorse Trainer, his Templeburn stables is close to the town of Crossgar. McBratney’s training operation is 10 miles from Downpatrick Racecourse and 20 miles from Down Royal Racecourse, his record at them venues speak for themselves. Tell us your backround and how you…

IRISH LADY RIDERS FINALLY GETTING NOTICED IN RACING

Lady jockeys have long been un-rightfully considered the weaker sex in the saddle for many generations years however the recent spate of favourable results would state things have ultimately changed. One of Ireland’s most promising lady riders is Rachel Blackmore, her natural ability and strength has been seen to good effect so far this season….

SMARTBUNKERS: REDUCE THE RISK OF EQUINE FLU

“Feeding Horses is the safest from their own feed storage unit” Niall Greenan. The award winning SmartBunker is a versatile plastic multi-purpose storage bunker which works well for small, regular shaped coal, slack, wood pellets and grit salt. The SmartBunker® is also practical for a range of animal feeds. The bunker has a unique dispensing…

GETTING TO KNOW: DAIVD ASHFORTH

Our columnist Neil Watson recently caught up with well-known racing writer, David Ashforth. Mr Ashforth has been penning things down about horse racing for countless of years, he has had had numerous superb books published such as Racing Crazy, The Bluffer’s Guide To Horseracing and last year with the exceptiona Fifty Shades Of Hay about…

HORSESALES.IE : ONLINE AUCTIONS

Horsesales.ie is the first online auction platform to allow people to buy and sell thoroughbred horses to a global market from the convenience of their home in a time and cost efficient manner. Horsesales.ie are an Irish company, based in Limerick and are a mixture of bloodstock people and IT developers. How did it start…

RACING TIP CONSORTIUM: WE CAN MAKE YOU PROFIT

Feature by Paul Jamieson Racing Tip Consortium was started by me and Duncan around two years ago. I have always been a horse racing enthusiast, having managed several betting shops and then went on to be a Maths teacher, amongst other subjects. Duncan has a wealth of experience in ICT, particularly networking and web design,…

MORE RESPECT NEEDED FOR KELLY

Sir Alex Ferguson never spoke to the media for over five years, did that make Manchester Utd a bad team? The response to that question is no. The present ante-post Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy has done nothing but improve each-season, his canny trainer Pat Kelly has really displayed his Midas touch at Cheltenham, his…

PERCY ON TRACK FOR GOWRAN PARK FEATURE

Presenting Percy is on track to light up Gowran Park once again as he heads a stellar cast of eight entries for a high-class renewal of the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday. While it will be his first start over fences since his stunning success in the RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase at…