ANDY BATE: Honeysuckle finds speed and stamina to win
Andy Bate
There was an ease to State Man’s (143+) victory which suggests he will be a formidable opponent to Honeysuckle next year
29 April 2022 Racing News
PUNCHESTOWN FRIDAY: Sweet sixteen for Honeysuckle
The unbeaten mare delivered yet again in front of huge crowds at Punchestown on Friday
17 April 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Buy early and support Ukraine
buy your tickets this weekend for the Saturday of the festival and Punchestown will donate the ticket sales to the Irish Red Cross Ukraine Appeal
NEWS: Honeysuckle and Minella Indo on course for Punchestown
De Bromhead is hoping Minella Indo can enjoy a day in the sun in the Punchestown Gold Cup
30 March 2022 Racing News
CHELTENHAM: Homecoming for Cheltenham heroes
A homecoming for Unibet Champion Hurdle heroine Honeysuckle and Boddles Cheltenham Gold Cup victor A Plus Tard, was held at Henry de Bromhead’s stables at Knockeen, Co Waterford
25 March 2022 Racing features
EOGHÁIN WARD: Irish pointers won 40% of the Cheltenham Festival races
Accounting for one in every three runners in these races at the Cheltenham Festival, no fewer than 32 former pointers finished in the first three, including three Grade 1 successes
25 March 2022 Point-to-Point
RYAN McELLIGOTT: A Plus Tard one of best Gold Cup winners in last 40 years
A Plus Tard was just different class to his Gold Cup rivals this time around and rare indeed is the winner of this race that can find such a stunning level of acceleration on the run-in
25 March 2022 Racing columns
NEWS: De Bromhead hails 'unreal' repeat of Cheltenham double
"It’s always quite a turbulent week, quite up and down, but to come back with three winners is brilliant. For two of those to be the Champion Hurdle and Gold Cup again is unreal." Henry de Bromhead
21 March 2022 Racing News
BREEDING INSIGHTS: Honeysuckle crowns red-letter day for Britain
Leo Powell checks out the pedigrees of all the winners on day one of Cheltenham 2022
18 March 2022 Pedigree analysis
CHELTENHAM 2022: 'The horse was due it, we were due it, the parish was due it'
Reactions from the winners and losers from the 2022 Cheltenham Festival
18 March 2022 Racing features
CHELTENHAM: Brilliant Honeysuckle thrills with second Champion Hurdle
Brilliant, brave, determined and utterly indomitable - the superlatives could run on and on and deservedly so as Honeysuckle once again carried all before her.
18 March 2022 Racing News
ANDY BATE: Constitution Hill will test Honeysuckle
If the Punchestown head-to-head is realised, although the Cheltenham data reads favourably for Constitution Hill , the unbeaten mare clocked her best time-figure at Punchestown last year
18 March 2022 Racing columns