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THE OWNER: Barbara Fonzo
Olivia Hamilton
Veterinary surgeon Barbara Fonzo and her husband Mark Dreeling feature this week
12 August 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Hen goes west
A keen supporter of Connemaras, former Gold cup winning trainer Henrietta Knight was enjoying the Connemara Pony Show in Clifden this week
12 August 2022 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: How Big is the Ballydoyle Bear?
Little Big Bear impressed all in winning the Phoenix Stakes but is he the 2023 Guineas winner?
PARROT MOUTH: Sunshine in Slane
Nessa Joyce and Alan Burns celebrated theit wedding on a perfect day in Slane, Co Meath
12 August 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: On your bike for Pat
The Curragh and Coast to Curragh charity cycle join forces for the Pat Smullen race day in aid of Cancer Trials Ireland on Saturday August 27th
12 August 2022 Racing columns
HEART OF RACING: Patrick Owens
From growing up in Galway, Patrick has gained a wealth of experience worldwide and is settled training in Newmarket
12 August 2022 Racing columns
MARGIE MCLOONE: Passing of Tom Topping
A one-time owner of the Highways Hotel in Larne, Tom was the face of Topping Meats and was known to most beef farmers in Co Antrim
12 August 2022 Racing columns
MARGIE MCLOONE: Magheralin Mick's Sligo success
The five-year-old Shirocco gelding Magheralin Mick runs in the colours of Michael Lynch who also owned the Berry Farms-bred Battleoverdoyen
12 August 2022 Racing columns
HARNESS RACING: All roads lead to RJM in Clonakilty
All roads lead to Clonakilty for the the two-day Red John Memorial held on Ger Heggarty’s land at Lyre, over the 20th and 21st August.
12 August 2022 Racing columns
HARNESS RACING: Cheers for Cody in Cowden double
The Cowdens Celui De Laye and Galways Stateside Cody were on the scoreboard
12 August 2022 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: O'Brien's two in top Gear
Joseph O’Brien had a one-two in the Group 3 Ballyroan Stakes at Leopardstown last Thursday week
12 August 2022 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Bear’s run one of season's highlights
The closing three-furlong sectionals put the gloss on a dominant display which saw the Group 1 winner cover the ground in 33.88secs
12 August 2022 Racing columns