The Grand National Preview by Ronan Groome

Ronan Groome's Racing News | April 14th, 2023

The Grand National isn’t the race it once was and last year was the clearest indication of that. A seven-year-old novice chaser with just six completed starts over fences would have done well to get around the course pre 2013 … Read More »


Will Honeysuckle provide her biggest magic moment yet with poignant win in the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle?

Ronan Groome's Racing News | December 3rd, 2022

IRISH PERSPECTIVE by Ronan Groome It’s some day at Fairyhouse on Sunday. It always is. Hatton’s Grace Hurdle, Drinmore, Royal Bond. A triple Grade 1 meeting. And all the rest. The Drinmore and Royal Bond should unearth a couple of … Read More »

Irish Classics 2022

Ronan Groome's Racing News | May 18th, 2022

A crowd will be on hand to watch the first Irish classics of the season for the first time since 2019 this weekend at the Curragh, where the Irish Guineas Festival kicks off on Friday. The Irish 2,000 Guineas can … Read More »

Punchestown Festival 2019

Ronan Groome's Racing News | April 28th, 2019

It’s hard to think of a more progressive jumps racing festival than that of the Punchestown Festival, a meeting that was on its knees no more than 16 years ago but is now heralded as a true season highlight on … Read More »