I knew just the animal - Risk Of Thunder
, who had already won the race.
Spot Thedifference, L'Ami and Garde Champetre are among the horses who have carried on the tradition Risk Of Thunder
started for Bolger.
SCOTSIRISH should not be opposed on his cross-country debut in today's New Banks Course Risk Of Thunder
Chase at Punchestown.
Original 007 Sean Connery had his first taste of racing success yesterday when RISK OF THUNDER
- 9-10 favourite for the Cross Country Chase - won easily at Punchestown in Ireland.
His last ride was 13 years ago in the La Touche Cup on Punchestown legend Risk Of Thunder
There is also a risk of thunder
, we have already got a few bangs on the system.
Istabraq follows a similar routine most days, says O'Brien: "He goes out into the field with Risk Of Thunder
- they come in each night and have a go on the horsewalker.
The famous race over the bank course has long been the property of Bolger, who won it as a jockey on Risk Of Thunder
and on a host of occasions as a trainer.
Still, it was a notable achievement for him to run up such a sequence in it, even if half of those victories came with one horse, Risk Of Thunder
Changes have been made to the two-day Punchestown meeting in an effort to beat the elements, leaving tomorrow's card comprising five hurdle races, a bumper and the Event Power Risk Of Thunder
Chase over the cross-country track.
Steven Powell, the announcer at Market Rasen and a budding race-caller, decided to have a crack at one of the obstacles when walking the track on Thursday morning and took it with the aplomb of Risk Of Thunder
at his best - only to clip the top of the fence and stumble on landing.
A forecaster said: "It will continue to be very cold and windy with a risk of thunder
It's almost 20 years since I first became aware of Whelan, when he rode Breyani to win the big amateur handicap at Galway for Tommy Stack, and just a few years later he was the jockey first associated with one of my all-time favourite horses, Risk Of Thunder
, whom he rode to victory for Noreen Hayes in the 1995 La Touche.
The Limerick-based trainer saddled the great Risk Of Thunder
to finish second around the daunting course in 1999 and has two possible horses to take across.
Star performances Zaidpour was deeply impressive, Davy Russell was in fine form, and L'Ami did enough Quote of the day "I think St Nicholas Abbey was the only horse to get past him in the mud, nothing else has" - Sabrina Harty about the progressive Silas Mariner Results and analysis start page 91 NORMAL service was resumed by Enda Bolger in cross-country and bank races as L'Ami led home a stable one-two in the banks event named after the great Risk Of Thunder