Curragh

Irish Derby Festival: Minding has Pretty Polly at her mercy

| 26.06.2016

David Metcalf | June 25, 2016 Minding can stroll to Pretty Polly success Dual Classic winner Minding looks a cut-above her rivals and impossible to oppose in the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes on the final day of the Irish Derby Festival at the Curragh (16:20). The Aidan O’Brien trained... View Article

Irish Derby Festival: Landofhopeandglory up for the Coral.ie Curragh Cup

| 26.06.2016

David Metcalf | June 25, 2016 Landofhopeandglory can rule in Coral.ie Curragh Cup Trainer Aidan O’Brien has an excellent record in the Group 2 Coral.ie Curragh Cup, and Landofhopeandglory can further enhance it with victory in this year’s renewal of the 2m contest (17:25). The Ballydoyle handler has saddled with... View Article

Irish Derby Festival: Sunday tips for the Curragh

| 26.06.2016

David Metcalf | June 25, 2016 Wonder ready to cut a dash in Rockingham Tylery Wonder has a good record at the Curragh and looks decent value to land the 5f Rockingham Handicap on the final day of the Irish Derby Festival (16:55). The Willie McCreery trained gelding is a... View Article

Irish Derby Festival: Saturday tips for The Curragh

| 25.06.2016

Electric can power to Railway Stakes glory King Electric is on an upward curve and looks the answer to the Group 2 Railway Stakes at The Curragh (16:40). The Ger Lyons trained colt shaped with plenty of promise when runner-up in his first two starts before opening his account in... View Article

Irish Derby Festival: Friday tips for the Curragh

| 24.06.2016

David Metcalf | June 23, 2016 Time To Inspire ticks all the right boxes Time To Inspire has a progressive profile and can make a winning handicap debut in the in the 1m 4f contest on the opening day of the Irish Derby Festival at the Curragh (19.30). The Dermot... View Article

Irish Derby Festival: Fiuntach can collect at The Curragh

| 24.06.2016

David Metcalf | June 23, 2016 Fiuntach appeals in Apprentice Derby Fiuntach scored in good style last time out and can take advantage of what looks a lenient mark to follow-up in the Donnedal Apprentice Derby on the opening day of the Irish Derby Festival at The Curragh (19:00). The... View Article

O’Brien quartet to take on Harzand in Irish Derby

| 20.06.2016

David Metcalf | June 20, 2016 Harzand 6/5 to complete Derby double Harzand looks set to get the cut in the ground that he relishes at Curragh and is into 6/5 (from 6/4) with Coral to complete the Derby double on Saturday, June 25th. Conditions at the track eased after... View Article

Sunday’s tips: Moore the man to follow at The Curragh

| 22.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 21, 2016 Beacon ready to Rock in Gallinule Stakes There is a superb supporting card on Irish 1000 Guineas day at The Curragh, and Beacon Rock looks the answer to the Group 3 Gallinule Stakes (14:30). The Aidan O’Brien trained colt had some very useful form... View Article