A proud racing tradition with deep roots

By Daletta ARTHUR Moore’s appeal, through the letters column in The Irish Times, for the resumption of racing in this country certainly caught one’s eye. It also served as a timely reminder of the recent closure of his prep school...

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Daletta: A Famous Racing Name

By Daletta Names that stand out in Irish racing in (relatively) modern times must include Dreaper, Kinane, Moore, Morgan, Mullins, O’Brien, Prendergast, Sleator, Weld and Widger, families who have carried the torch for generations. Curiously, unlike law and medicine, racing...

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Coronavirus has done what two World Wars could not

By Daletta THE recent re-run of that enjoyable documentary on the Irish Grand National alluded to the fact that only...

Thursday, 23/04/20 - 8:30am Read More

How to ride a blind horse!

By Daletta ‘THIS was a splendid colt; he had retired into winter quarters the favourite two-year-old, winner of the Woodcote...

Friday, 17/04/20 - 10:57am Read More

Daletta: 40 years on from a special day

  IN these strange times we’re lucky to be able to tune in on Saturday evening 7.45pm to TG4 to...

Wednesday, 08/04/20 - 4:00pm Read More