SALES: Network gelding has all the right connections
Ryan McElligott
An outstanding son of Network was top lot, selling for €185,000 to Aidan O’Ryan and Gordon Elliott, consigned by Norman and Janet Williamson’s Oak Tree Farm
28 January 2020 Bloodstock Sales
SALES: Solid opening to the 2020 sales season in Ireland
The top price of €60,000 was down on last year's best but the median increased by 22%
BREEDING INSIGHTS: Borice continus family's run of success
A thrilling 150th Galway Plate saw the French-bred Network gelding Borice win, writes Leo Powell
BREEDING INSIGHTS: Le Richebourg maturing like good wine
Le Richebourg is the latest star in a family packed with quality runners, writes Leo Powell
8 February 2019 Pedigree analysis
PEDIGREE NOTES: Grade 1 success for Lope De Vega, Saddler Maker and Shantou
Lope De Vega, Saddler Maker and Shantou supplied the Grade 1 winners at Fairyhouse on Sunday; Court Cave's star son struck in a Newbury Grade 2; and other news
7 December 2017 Stallion reviews
TATTERSALLS AUGUST NH SALE: Gains in key areas at August Sale
Robust trade over two days generated a considerable rise in the median and increases in the average and aggregate
18 August 2017 Bloodstock Sales
Network son stars on opening day of August National Hunt Sale
The French-bred top lot, who is already named Son Of The Hunter, looks set to head down the point-to-point route in 2018 after going to Rathbarry Stud’s Paul Cashman for €50,000
16 August 2017 Bloodstock Sales
Hughes connections at the double
Both graded chase winners at Navan on Sunday have connections with the Hughes family, writes Leo Powell
24 February 2017 Pedigree analysis
Hughes had his eye on the Ball
The Grade A winning chaser Ball D'Arc was another star performer sourced by Dessie Hughes, writes Leo Powell
20 January 2017 Pedigree analysis
PEDIGREE NOTES: Bank holiday weekend's NH Graded winners
Grade 1 success for Jeremy and Revoque; Alflora, Flemensfirth, Kayf Tara, King's Theatre, Mahler, Millenary, Presenting, Network and Soldier Of Fortune also on the scoresheet
28 March 2016 Pedigree analysis
CHELTENHAM 2016: Brief pedigree notes on all the blacktype winners
Grade 1 treble for Kayf Tara; one each for Heron Island, High Chaparral, Montjeu, Network, Presenting, Robin Des Champs, Shirocco, Sholokhov, Sir Harry Lewis, Voix Du Nord and Walk In The Park
15 March 2016 Pedigree analysis
PEDIGREE NOTES: The weekend's Irish and UK blacktype winners
Another first-crop stakes winner for Roderic O'Connor; Alkaadhem, Brian Boru, Mahler, Network, Saint Des Saints and Witness Box also on the scoresheet
7 March 2016 Pedigree analysis