Owner/breeders Tom McCarthy and Michael Veale have hauled €20,000 from the Weatherbys ITBA NH Fillies Bonus scheme. They talk to Ronan Groome about their time in racing
Gitane Du Berlais's win at Naas was overshadowed by the fatal fall of Carrigmoorna Rock at the second last fence; the winner was bouncing back after her season began with three defeats
Is the National Hunt industry prepared to radically change its thinking on racing fillies and mares? Leo Powell suggests it should consider the options
The following horses, noted by our reporters on their latest starts, hold these engagements over the next six days:
A Grade 3 and listed winner over hurdles, Carrigmoorna Rock will have to be at her best to beat the Willie Mullins-trained Gitane Du Berlais
Leo Powell looks at the great value breeder Tom McCarthy got when he spent €3,800 on a Bob Back filly in 2002
Davy Russell had a good day at the office at Thurles on Thursday with a treble; Carrigmoorna Rock looks a good prospect after her beginners' chase win
Shantou Flyer was a second Grade 2 winner of the week for Burgage Stud stallion Shantou, and the second graded winner for his dam in the past few weeks
Robert Tyner's journey from Kinsale proved worthwhile when the talented mare ran out a convincing winner for A.P. McCoy
Our series on racing owners continues with Waterford's Paddy Corkery
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