TONY KEENAN: Joseph O'Brien may be in the most challenging period of his career
Tony Keenan
The globally successful trainer has experienced a slower start to the 2024 season than has been the case in previous years
23 June 2024 Racing columns
TONY KEENAN: Take note of this Ger Lyons-trained two-year-old after debut strike
Our Irish racing expert analyst dissects a quality card at Cork, which included an eyecatching maiden winner
14 June 2024 Racing columns
TONY KEENAN: Weld filly will continue to be dangerous after Leopardstown strike
Our expert Irish racing analyst shares his insight into recent blacktype action at Leopardstown and looks ahead to Royal Ascot
TONY KEENAN: Luxembourg at his best when in front
Tony Keenan discusses the Irish victories at the Epsom Derby Festival and takes a look at the recent first running of the Gowran Classic and what criteria is needed for success in a race like that
7 June 2024 Racing features
TONY KEENAN: Rosallion making a 'notable' impression
The Irish Guineas winner has every chance of reversing form with his Newmarket conqueror; and is White Birch now a better horse than Auguste Rodin?
31 May 2024 Royal Ascot
TONY KEENAN: Do O’Brien runners improve off debut run?
Tony looks at the stats from two stables and has a few to note for Ascot and Galway
17 May 2024 Racing columns
TONY KEENAN: Galopin v Fastorslow - roll on round seven
Tony looks back at some of the highlights of the Punchestown meeting and a few names to note
10 May 2024 Racing columns
TONY KEENAN: Fine effort from Spillane's Tower
Tony look back at the first day of Punchestown, some Dermot Weld-trained classic possibles and the achievements of Willie Mullins
3 May 2024 Racing columns
TONY KEENAN: Crystal among the Curragh clues
Tony looks back at the weekend Curragh meetings and picks out some interesting stats looking ahead to Punchestown and the Townend/Kennedy title battle
26 April 2024 Racing columns
TONY KEENAN: McManus team already looks strong for Aintree 2025
A couple of Grand National also-rans in the green and gold caught Tony's eye
19 April 2024 Racing columns
TONY KEENAN: Beware Leopardstown trials
Most horses on the day were finishing slowly under the conditions so the form of some races is suspect. Tony also offers his Grand National tips
12 April 2024 Racing columns
TONY KEENAN: Smaller yards in the spotlight at Fairyhouse Easter Festival
The 2024 BoyleSports Irish Grand National likely wasn't a vintage renewal, but Intense Raffles has a bright future
5 April 2024 Racing columns