Selections for Fairyhouse – Oct. 1st 2020

2.15: SEMENYA (COLIN KEANE/GER LYONS) 2.50: TRUEBA – EW – (NIKITA KANE (7)/JOHNNY MURTAGH) 3.25: MOGWLI (JACK CLEARY (10)/WILLIE MCCREERY) 4.05: FIL THE POWER – EW – (COLIN KEANE/MATT SMITH) 4.35: CALDWELL – EW – (OISIN ORR/DERMOT WELD) 5.10: LAFAYETTE (CHRIS HAYES/NOEL MEADE) 5.40: DAZZLING DARREN – EW – (GARY CARROLL/GAVIN) 6.10: CONOR HOGAN – EW – (COLIN KEANE/NOEL MEADE) Continue reading Selections for Fairyhouse – Oct. 1st 2020

Selections for Clonmel – Oct. 1st 2020

1.00: BONARC – EW – (JAMES SULLIVAN (7)/JOHN RYAN) 1.30: BRAVE WAY (RACHAEL BLACKMORE/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 2.00: MEZYAN (BRYAN COOPER/JOHN HANLON) 2.35: IN YOUR SHADOW (SEAN FLANAGAN/NOEL MEADE) 3.10: FRED THE FOOT (ROBBIE POWER/JOHN MCCONNELL) 3.45: ALICE JOHNSON – EW – (ALAN KELLY (7)/PADRAIG ROCHE) 4.20: HE’S A HARDY BLOKE (FINNY MAGUIRE/NOEL MEADE) Continue reading Selections for Clonmel – Oct. 1st 2020

Selections for Punchestown – Sept. 30th 2020

1.50: THE SHUNTER (BRIAN HAYES/EMMETT MULLINS) 2.25: SCOR MEAR – EW – (SIMON TORRENS (5)/TOM MULLINS) 3.00: THERELLALWAYSBEONE – EW – (CATHAL LANDERS (5)/TOM FOLEY) 3.35: MUTUAL RESPECT – EW – (BRYAN COOPER/JOHN HANLON) 4.10: YOUNG TED (SEAN FLANAGAN/NOEL MEADE) 4.45: ELEGANT LASS – EW – (DARRAGH O’KEEFFE/TOM GIBNEY) 5.15: SAMS CHOICE (LISA O’NEILL/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Punchestown – Sept. 30th 2020

Vegetable Therapy Shed Style

After a hectic and exhausting few days in the office it was out to the shed to do another bit on the other side of the business. The coffee-cup holder came to the rescue again with the filling of seedling trays. However, today we took matters on a bit further and managed to get Pak Choi (Chinese Cabbage) more onions (shock!) and celery in and going. Meanwhile, at least lot of the cabbage already planted appears to be very near ready for harvesting. Continue reading Vegetable Therapy Shed Style

Selections for Cork – Sept. 29th 2020

1.45: LAY IT OUT (SHANE FOLEY/JESSICA HARRINGTON) 2.20: GLOWORM – EW – (COLIN KEANE/JACK DAVISON) 2.55: LE JARDIN SECRET – EW – (OISIN ORR/DERMOT WELD) 3.30: WINDHAM BELLE – EW – (NATHAN CROSSE (5)/WILLIE MCCREERY) 4.00: TEDDY BOY – EW – (CHRIS HAYES/EDDIE LYNAM) 4.35: KEATS (SEAMIE HEFFERNAN/AIDAN O’BRIEN) 5.05: LEGAL THRILLER – EW – (KEVIN MANNING/JIM BOLGER) 5.35: PIXEL POWER – EW – (SHANE FOLEY/JESSICA HARRINGTON) Continue reading Selections for Cork – Sept. 29th 2020

Selections for Punchestown – Sept. 29th 2020

1.55: DAKOTA MOIRETTE (JACK KENNEDY\GORDON ELLIOTT) 2.30: TIGER VOICE (ROBBIE POWER/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 3.05: JEFF KIDDER (SEAN FLANAGAN/NOEL MEADE) 3.40: DEWCUP (MARK WALSH/TED WALSH) 4.15: ASHQAR – EW – (PHILIP ENRIGHT/PAUL GILLIGAN) 4.50: ROBINNIA (PAUL TOWNEND/WILLIE MULLINS) 5.20: ROSGALME – EW – (SEAN FLANAGAN/NOEL MEADE) Continue reading Selections for Punchestown – Sept. 29th 2020

Selections for Roscommon – Sept. 28th 2020

1.15: KAPARD (RACHAEL BLACKMORE/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 1.45: KILLULTAGH BELLA (DANNY MULLINS/WILLIE MULLINS) 2.15: BREEZY BELL – EW – (CATHAL MCCORMACK (7)/EDDIE CAWLEY) 2.45: STREETS OF DOYEN (SEAN O’KEEFFE (3)/JOHN MCCONNELL) 3.15: ANDALUSIA (PAUL TOWNEND/WILLIE MULLINS) 3.45: AMOR VERDADERO – EW – (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 4.15: CHEMICAL ENERGY (JAMIE CODD/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Roscommon – Sept. 28th 2020

More Sunday Sowing Improvisation

The days may be getting shorter and colder but the whole idea of the shed project was to have somewhere and, perhaps most importantly, something to do over the longest-feeling months of the year, especially with GAA, horse racing and cattle off the agenda. You’ve seen some of the evolving ideas we’ve been experimenting with already and there are more, many more, in the pipeline but today it was a case of more Sunday sowing improvisation as two used coffee cup holders enabled preparatory work for the planting of celery later in the week. Take a look. Continue reading More Sunday Sowing Improvisation