Tag: Irish Horse Racing

Santa Barbara and jockey Ryan Moore scored a decisive victory at last  months' Grade 1 Beverly D Stakes. The 3-year-old filly was euthanized after complications from a fractured pelvis set in. (Image: Coady Photography)

Two-Time Grade 1 Winner Santa Barbara Euthanized After Pelvis Fracture

Two days after she was ruled out of the Breeders’ Cup, standout Irish filly Santa Barbara was euthanized on Thursday after complications set in from a fractured pelvis. Trainer Aidan O’Brien alluded to “a setback” when announcing that his star 3-year-old would skip the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf. […]

Jockey Chris Hayes and He Knows No Fear (9) nipped 7/5 favorite Agitare and Kevin Manning at the Leopardstown finish line. He Knows No Fear's stretch drive rewarded nervy bettors wagering on the 300/1 long shot. (Image: David Fitzgerald/SportsFile)

He Knows No Fear Shows Plenty of Nerve, Winning Irish Race at 300/1

Franklin D. Roosevelt famously said that “there’s nothing to fear but fear itself.” No one mentioned that to He Knows No Fear, who lived up to his name on Thursday afternoon, becoming the biggest-priced winner in British or Irish racing history when the 300/1 shot captured a maiden race at […]