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Samcro’s weight of 11st 10lb will be eased slightly on Wednesday because he will be ridden by Jordan Gainford, who can claim 5lb
By Irish Field Contributor on 26 July 2021
“His summer plan will be the Galway Plate. We hope he has a healthier summer and hopefully his problems, scoping bad or his sinuses, will be helped,” said Eddie O'Leary
By Irish Field Contributor on 31 May 2021
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The dual Cheltenham Festival winner made his way back to the winners' enclosure after a number of poor runs, and he now looks set to be aimed at the Galway Plate
By Ryan McElligott on 14 May 2021
The nine-year-old recorded his first success since the 2020 Cheltenham Festival
By Irish Field Contributor on 10 May 2021
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The race of the season saw a wonderful battle between Faugheen, Samcro and Melon at Cheltenham; Brian Hughes was a worthy champion jockey
By Rory Delargy on 25 December 2020
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Anne Marie Duff looks back at four great moments of achievement in the year
By Anne Marie Duff on 18 December 2020
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The Cullentra trainer gave updates on a number of the big names in his string as the National Hunt season gets into full swing
By Anne Marie Duff on 23 October 2020
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Davy Russell talks to Ronan Groome about Tiger Roll, Gordon Elliott, the current landscape for Irish jockeys and getting back on the board at Cheltenham
By Ronan Groome on 10 April 2020
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Patrick Mullins relives his agonising defeat on Melon, at the hands of Samcro and Davy Russell, in Marsh Novices' Chase
By Irish Field Contributor on 20 March 2020
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Jack Madden has worked for many yards in racing but had one of his most rewarding days when Samcro won the Marsh Novices Chase in Cheltenham
By John O'Riordan on 20 March 2020
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Samcro, Melon and Faugheen produced a thrilling Marsh Novices' Chase but all three are older-than-usual novice chasers and may have their work cut out next season
By Simon Rowlands on 20 March 2020
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The highs and lows of training a top National Hunt horse were very evident at the Festival
By Anne Marie Duff on 13 March 2020
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Samcro made a sensational comeback to Grade 1 success in the Marsh Novices' Chase, holding off Melon and Faugheen
By Ryan McElligott on 13 March 2020
Samcro just edged out Melon in a thrilling finish to the Marsh Novices' Chase
By Irish Field Contributor on 12 March 2020
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Gordon Elliott has the latest updates on his Cheltenham entries including Envoi Allen and Tiger Roll
By Irish Field Contributor on 21 February 2020
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The entries for the four graded novice chases at the Cheltenham Festival were released this week
By Anne Marie Duff on 24 January 2020
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Rory Delargy looks at the juvenile rating given to Pinatubo and compares with Frankel's classification; Eddie O'Leary takes on the British handicapper
By Rory Delargy on 24 January 2020
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There were a few novice chasers among the Stayers' Hurdle entries, like Champ and Minella Indo and City Island and Laurina and Samcro
By Donn McClean on 17 January 2020
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Looking ahead to Cheltenham – a horse to follow and one to try to knock?
By Anne Marie Duff on 10 January 2020
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Leo Powell learns of the death just before Christmas of Samcro's dam Dun Dun
By Leo Powell on 03 January 2020
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