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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Fairyhouse

Last month
December 2022
# Review
Donn McClean: Honeysuckle to bounce back after falling short of unprecedented win
The Henry de Bromhead mare was chasing a fourth victory in the Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.
# Racing
Noble Yeats wows at Aintree, Facile Vega in cruise control at Fairyhouse
Grand National hero storms to victory in Many Clouds Chase.
Last year
2022
# Ready to go
Rachael Blackmore’s Honeysuckle primed for Hatton’s Grace Hurdle record bid
Henry de Bromhead’s wondermare heads Fairyhouse entries.
# Racing
Fairyhouse start again on the agenda for Honeysuckle
Superstar mare likely to return in Hatton’s Grace Hurdle.
# Scenes
Lord Lariat springs 40-1 shock in Irish Grand National
Back-to-back big-priced wins for trainer Dermot McLoughlin.
# Winner winner
Delight for Willie Mullins as Brandy Love and Galopin Des Champs triumph in Fairyhouse
It was an action-packed day at the Easter festival.
# success
Delight for Gordon Elliot as Glan shines again with Fairyhouse victory
The mare prevailed in a tight three-way finish.
# Racing
'Shark' Hanlon thrilled to keep Grade One-winner Skyace in his yard
The winning hurdler already being aimed at Cheltenham next year.
# Racing
Warm weather is music to the ears of 150-1 Irish Grand National winner
Last year’s surprise winner primed for Irish National repeat bid.
# Grand Plans
Any Second Now enjoys perfect National prep at Fairyhouse
Runner-up Escaria Ten also ran a big race with the Aintree Grand National in mind.
# Fairyhouse
Saint Sam impresses with victorious chasing debut
It was an easy verdict for Willie Mullins’ charge.
All time
# Fairyhouse
Rachael Blackmore steers Honeysuckle to Hatton’s Grace hat-trick
This was the reigning champion’s ninth Grade One verdict.
# title race
Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics
Blackmore is closing in on leader Paul Townend in the race to become Champion Jockey.
# Skyace
'It's a rags to riches story with the price tag, we're out in Abu Dhabi and it's the trainer's first Grade 1 winner'
Skyace cost £600 but the Abu Dhabi-based Irish owners celebrated a Grade 1 winner yesterday in Fairyhouse.
# Shock Success
150-1 winner of Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as Freewheelin Dylan storms to glory
Huge outsider proves unstoppable at Fairyhouse under inspired Ricky Doyle.
# Out of Action
Townend ruled out of Irish Grand National day after suffering foot injury
Jockey awaiting scans on foot injury.
# Barry Geraghty
'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'
Retired star jockey Barry Geraghty reflects on his memories of Irish and Aintree Grand Nationals.
# easter festival
Hearts Are Trumps holds sway as JP McManus dominates big handicap at Fairyhouse
Hearts Are Trumps, ridden by Jody McGarvey for trainer Des McDonogh, collared Magic Tricks after the last to win by half-a-length at 12-1.
# Racing
Gearoid O’Loughlin ready to raise the Banner at Fairyhouse
With plenty of Clare hurling pedigree, the Cedarwood Road trainer has made an impact in a different game.
# Tune in
RTÉ announce new record breaking horse racing deal for the next three years
The action continues this weekend at Fairyhouse.
# Eye of the tiger
Fairyhouse officials would love to see Tiger Roll in Irish Grand National
Dual Aintree hero was brilliant at Cheltenham last week.
# Fairyhouse
Teahupoo gives Elliott further Cheltenham options
Jason The Militant struck for Henry de Bromhead and Rachael Blackmore in the Red Mills Trial Hurdle.
# long shot
Meade's Daly Tiger proves a 20/1 success at Fairyhouse
Starting favourite Chatham Street Lad was seven lengths off the pace.
# Royal Rumble
Hat-trick hero Royal Kahala impresses at Fairyhouse once again
Royal Kahala saw off a quality field to reign supreme in Meath.
# Fairyhouse
Honeysuckle digs deep to retain Hatton’s Grace crown
Unbeaten mare holds off late surge from Ronald Pump at Fairyhouse.
# allen key
Envoi Allen's perfect 10 leads sensational day for Elliott and Kennedy at Fairyhouse
Envoi Allen, Ballyadam and Zanahiyr bring up quick treble for trainer Gordon Elliott and jockey Jack Kennedy.
# Called Off
Organisers cancel 2020 Irish Grand National
Initially postponed because of the outbreak of Covid-19, the Fairyhouse race has now been called off entirely.
# Rachael Blackmore
'It’s pretty cool' - Jump queen Blackmore warms up for first Irish Derby bid with winner
Blackmore will be on board King Of The Throne at the Curragh on Saturday.
# 2000: Revisited
'I was filled with so much emotion, I ran down to meet them all and it was absolutely magic'
Ted Walsh on his greatest winning run as a racing trainer and celebrating with his family.
# Fairyhouse
Johnny Ward: Sunshine, gales and Honeysuckle's reign on day one of the Dublin Racing Festival
The queen still reigns, but after answering every call in the big race she nearly left as many questions as answers.
# column
Young Limerick jockey McNamara enjoying hot streak
Having claimed a first win for his father in 2018, Conor has had sustained success with Gavin Cromwell of late, writes Donn McClean.
# Wondermare
Honeysuckle puts her rivals to the sword in magnificent Hatton's Grace win
Envoi Allen and Fakir D’Oudaries also took home Grade 1 prizes from Fairyhouse.
# staying on
'I’m like a bad smell, I'm going nowhere' - Ruby rejects retirement rumours
The champion jockey is focused on next week’s Punchestown Festival.
# winners circle
Burrows Saint lands maiden Irish Grand National for Willie Mullins
Ruby Walsh steered the 6-1 shot to victory today at Fairyhouse.
# bets
3 expert tips for Easter Sunday's racing at Fairyhouse
Heed Your Hunch returns with Thom Malone’s picks for Day One at the County Meath course.
# Fairyhouse
Last year's winner Elliott aiming to break his own record and run 14 in Irish Grand National
General Principle will be attempting to become the first back-to-back winner of the Fairyhouse event since 1976.
# Fairyhouse
Rathvinden takes full advantage of Presenting Percy's absence to clinch Bobbyjo Chase
The Willie Mullins-trained 11-year-old benefited after 6-4f Magic Of Light unseated Robbie Power.
# Fairyhouse
Gold Cup favourite Presenting Percy not declared for Bobbyjo
Presenting Percy, who is a top-priced 7-2 for the Gold Cup, has not run over fences since landing the RSA Chase at last year’s festival.
# sweet victory
Honeysuckle hot favourite for Cheltenham after Fairyhouse win
The mare impressed in a six-length success over Western Victory.
# Racing
Champion trainer Mullins aims to continue his brilliant winning run at Fairyhouse
A Grade 3 Mares Novice Hurdle is the highlight of the card at the Meath race track today.