Bloodstock
BREEDING INSIGHTS: Believe in the Dubawi line
Leo Powell
Leo Powell looks at the impeccable sire line that has produced Mishriff
8 January 2021 Bloodstock News
STALLION SHOWCASE: Perfect mix of stallions, people and land
Eoin Fives of Ballylinch Stud gives a brief history of the farm and an overview of the stallion roster
BREEDING INSIGHTS: Make Believe it can come true
Leo Powell on the classic success for Make Believe and the special connection Ballylinch Stud has with the Prix du Jockey Club
FRANCE: Mishriff the master for Gosden
John Gosden trained his first Prix du Jockey Club winner thanks to the son of Make Believe
THE BIG INTERVIEW: John O'Connor
With racing well and truly back, Ballylinch Stud's John O'Connor tells Ronan Groome he is optimistic for the Irish racing industry for the rest of 2020
10 July 2020 Inside Racing
SALES: Excelebration colt heads solid Tattersalls Guineas Breeze-Up Sale
The €18,000 Excelebration yearling buy became a 140,000gns breeze-up juvenile, one of several notable pinhooking triumphs on the day
8 July 2020 Bloodstock Sales
SIRE REVIEW: Make Believe - Standing at Ballylinch Stud
Michael Ross reviews Make Believe, sire of three stakes winners in his first crop
31 January 2020 Stallion reviews
BREEDING INSIGHTS: Rimaud's prediction comes true with Mkfancy
Leo Powell writes about the latest Group 1 winner for the Japanese-based Makfi
1 November 2019 Pedigree analysis
PEDIGREE ANALYSIS: Purple patch for several young sires
Night Of Thunder has had a pattern-race double in the past week, Alhebayeb's offspring have won three notable prizes in that time, and Make Believe is enjoying a purple patch too
24 October 2019 Pedigree analysis
BREEDING INSIGHT: Make Believe that dreams can come true
Leo Powell looks at the fairytale success of bargain-buy Rose Of Kildare
27 September 2019 Pedigree analysis
VIDEO: Rose blooms in Clyde heat at Ayr
The first-crop daughter of Make Believe cost a bargain €3,000 as a yearling and is now a Group 3 winner of over £80,000
21 September 2019 International Racing
MAKE BELIEVE : Standing at Ballylinch Stud
Make Believe, his sire and grandsire between them won the Irish, English and French 2000 Guineas
26 January 2018 Stallion reviews