Harriers keep up annual tradition

THE FERMANAGH Harriers kept up with tradition again this year with its annual Boxing Day hunt. Setting off at 12 noon on Tuesday, St Stephen’s Day, the scores of riders of all ages, with hounds in tow, gathered in Enniskillen town centre and made their way through the town and out the Lough Shore Road. To […]

Christie in the money as National Hunt season starts

DERRYLIN trainer David Christie is already riding high despite horse racing’s National Hunt season in the UK only officially starting this weekend. The start of the winter National Hunt season in the UK traditionally comes after last Saturday’s Champions Day at Ascot, which serves as the finale to the British Flat racing season. However, Christie has been quietly […]

Racehorse trainer happy to stay under the radar

FOR a man who has trained more than 350 winners, it’s a surprise that David Christie is not better known in a horse racing-mad county like Fermanagh. The trainer from Derrylin is well respected in National Hunt horse racing circles throughout Ireland and the UK, and last May he completed a successful raid to Stratford by claiming the big […]

Cheltenham is the dream for jockey Ryan Treacy

Always synonymous with St Patrick’s Day is the Cheltenham Festival.  In normal times, thousands of Irish horse racing enthusiasts would descend upon the Gloucestershire town for the pinnacle of National Hunt racing calendar.   This year it’s different though and punters and racing fans alike will watch on from afar.   For Fermanagh jockey, Ryan […]

Start of the season at Sligo Races

Sligo Races are delighted to announce the start of their season. SLIGO Races are delighted to announce the start of their racing season. A spokesperson for the Sligo Races explained, “We have received the go ahead from the Turf Club to resume racing on Sunday, July, 16. We are delighted to announce that racing will […]