Week 10: Borris House & Boulta

Week 10: Autumn point-to-point season 10/12/2017 Borris (heavy) 4yo mares maiden: two divisions     First run in 2015 this race produced the high-class Threeswallowsnick in 2016 who won two bumpers fir Gordon Elliott and although she received a very modest winning...

Week 9: Moira, Mainstown & Ballindenisk

2/12/2017 Moira (heavy) 4yo maiden:   This has been a decidedly average maiden over the years with the 2011 winner, Billy Twyford (Thomond O’Mara-129) and Baby Bach (132), from 2014, being the best of 12 previous winners for Nicky Henderson and Stephen Crawford -who...

Point-to-Point Dark Horses November 2017

Week 5: Autumn point-to-point season  05/11/2017 Tinahely (yielding)  4yo maiden:  The other horse to catch the eye here – as mentioned above – was the Aidan Fitzgerald-trained Shetland Bus (by Sholokhov) who was the undoubted hard luck story of the race as he...

Point-to-Point Dark Horses Oct ’17

Week 1: Autumn point-to-point season  8/10/2017: Castletown-Geoghegan (yield-soft) 4yo maiden: This race provided some other horses of interest: Hitdroadjack (by Wareed) trained by Dan Lordan, who finished second to Napoleon Blue seemed to improve markedly from three...

Week 8: Autumn point-to-point

26/11/2017 Knockinroe (heavy) This meet was held under the auspices of the Suir Vale Harriers and represented their first-ever autumn fixture which may have been occasioned by the loss of their solitary April date in both 2016 and 2015. Therefore, there is no...

Week 7: Autumn point-to-point

Week 7: Autumn point-to-point season 18/11/2017 Kirkistown (yield-soft) 4yo maiden: This has been a very decent maiden and throws up good track winners consistently. Ballynagour won for Stuart Crawford in 2010 (won a Byrne Plate at Cheltenham) and the 2012 scorer,...

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