Galway Festival day five: Tandem and Russell a potent duo

| 31.07.2015

Trainer Dermot Weld has had a very quiet Galway Festival by his standards, but Tandem and Show Court look to hold major claims of providing the Rosewell handler with a big handicap double on this evening’s card. Tandem runs in the 2m handicap hurdle that opening’s proceedings on an ultra-competitive... View Article

Galway Festival day three preview: World can Rule in Plate

| 29.07.2015

The big betting race on day three of the Galway Festival is the Galway Plate (17.30), and Rule The World looks to hold leading claims in a typically fierce and wide-open renewal of the 2m 6f feature contest. Trained by the popular Mouse Morris, the gelding has some top class... View Article

Galway Festival day two preview: Vastonea a Topaz Mile gem

| 28.07.2015

Vastonea looks decent value to land the Topaz Mile Handicap on the second day of the Galway Festival (18.50) for a third time. The Kevin Prendergast trained gelding first won the race in 2012 when beating Pintura by 1/2 a length off a mark of 89, and finished a decent... View Article

Galway Festival preview: Ted Veale weighted to strike

| 27.07.2015

Ted Veale looks weighted to provide trainer Tony Martin with back-to-back successes in the valuable Connacht Hotel Handicap over 2m at Galway today (18.50). Martin saddled Quick Jack to land a gamble in the race 12 months ago, and Ted Veal has a similar profile to his stablemate and carries... View Article