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Anibale Fly wins Woodlands Park 100 Club Novice Chase at Naas

January 28th, 2017

Anibale Fly gave owner JP McManus and jockey Mark Walsh a big-race double when getting the better of a thrilling duel with A Genie In Abottle to land the Woodlands Park 100 Club Novice Chase at Naas.

Tony Martin happy with Drinmore Chase run of Anibale Fly

December 8th, 2016

Tony Martin was delighted with the performance of Drinmore Chase runner-up Anibale Fly and is looking forward to the rest of the campaign with the exciting novice chaser.

Tony Martin on Emirates Melbourne Cup runner-up Heartbreak City

December 7th, 2016

Melbourne Cup runner-up Heartbreak City looks set for a hurdling campaign this winter, but connections are in no rush with the six-year-old.

Golden Spear beat Nakeeta to win the Irish November Handicap

October 29th, 2016

Golden Spear stayed on strongly to collar British raider Nakeeta in a thrilling finish to the TOTE November Handicap at Leopardstown.

Tony Martin to run Landsman at York Racecourse

October 5th, 2016

The winning trainer of Europe's richest Flat handicap, the Betfred Ebor, is sending Landsman to the Knavesmire in search of another big prize.

Pyromaniac given green light to run in Galway Hurdle

July 25th, 2016

Pyromaniac is free to take his chance in the Guinness Galway Hurdle on Thursday following a High Court ruling, said trainer Tony Martin.

Pyromaniac to miss Galway Hurdle despite Tony Martin appeal

July 21st, 2016

Pyromaniac will miss the Galway Festival despite trainer Tony Martin being successful in an appeal against a punishment handed out at Killarney earlier this month.

Leopardstown aim for Golantilla after winning at Thurles

December 4th, 2014

Golantilla is set to step up in class for the Paddy Power Future Champions Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown on December 27.

Savello sealed an unforgettable day for Michael O'Leary and Davy Russell

March 14th, 2014

Savello sealed an unforgettable day for owner Michael O'Leary and jockey Davy Russell in the final race of the Cheltenham Festival, the Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase Challenge Cup.

Benefficient set for Ryanair Chase

March 2nd, 2014

Tony Martin has his sights set on the Ryanair Chase rather than the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase with Benefficient.

Cheltenham options open for Benefficient, according to trainer Tony Martin

February 16th, 2014

Tony Martin says that soft ground could yet steer Benefficient towards the Champion Chase rather than the Ryanair.

Martin planning Golan prep

February 15th, 2014

Tony Martin hopes to get a run into Golantilla before he returns to Cheltenham for a second crack at the Champion Bumper next month.

Tony Martin waits on Quick Jack call

January 14th, 2014

Tony Martin will decide next week whether Quick Jack will take his chance in the Hurdle at Leopardstown on January 25.

Benefficient and Bog Warrior on track for Cheltenham

January 12th, 2014

Tony Martin will wait until nearer the time before deciding whether three-times Grade One winner Benefficient line up in the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase or the Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.

Flemenstar future uncertain

December 27th, 2013

Tony Martin remains unsure whether Flemenstar will return to action this season as he continues to recover from injury.

'It doesn't look good' for Flemenstar according to trainer Tony Martin

December 15th, 2013

Flemenstar will not have his scan until the end of the week with connections keen to let the swelling go down first.

Flemenstar out of Sunday's John Durkan Memorial Chase

December 7th, 2013

Flemenstar has been ruled out of Sunday's John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown.

Sir Des Champs and Flemenstar set for John Durkan date

December 3rd, 2013

Flemenstar and Sir Des Champs, first and second in the John Durkan Memorial Chase 12 months ago, could meet again in this year's renewal at Punchestown on Sunday after both featured among 10 remaining entries.

Flemenstar faces an important workout this weekend

November 29th, 2013

Flemenstar faces an important workout this weekend as trainer Tony Martin plots the next plan of attack with his new stable star.

Flemenstar fails to sparkle despite winning Fortria Chase at Navan

November 10th, 2013

Flemenstar made a winning debut for Tony Martin as he landed the Boylesports Fortria Chase at Navan for the second year running.