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Ballycasey wins PWC Champion Chase at Gowran Park for Willie Mullins

October 1st, 2016

Ballycasey (5/2) made almost every yard under Ruby Walsh when winning the PWC Champion Chase at Gowran Park.

Multiple Grade One-winning trainer Colm Murphy announces retirement

September 23rd, 2016

Multiple Grade One-winning handler Colm Murphy has made the shock announcement that he is to retire from the training ranks.

Empire Of Dirt brushes off Plate rivals

March 17th, 2016

Empire Of Dirt powered through the field to give Bryan Cooper his first winner of the meeting in the Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.

Colm Murphy relishing running Sizing Granite at Cheltenham

February 22nd, 2016

Colm Murphy is looking forward to saddling Sizing Granite in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham next month.

Paddy Power Chase plan uncertain for The Westener Boy

December 18th, 2014

Colm Murphy faces a race against time to ready The Westener Boy for the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas.

Colm Murphy is keen on Quito De La Roque ahead of the Grand National

March 31st, 2014

Colm Murphy is convinced Quito De La Roque's fortitude could stand him in good stead for the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree on Saturday.

Quito De La Roque is "highly unlikely" to line up in the John Smith's Grand National

March 19th, 2013

Colm Murphy has revealed that Quito De La Roque is "highly unlikely" to line up in the John Smith's Grand National at Aintree next month.

Quito De La Roque is expected back in full work after missing the Bobbyjo Chase

February 24th, 2013

Colm Murphy hopes Quito De La Roque will be back in full work this week after being ruled out of the Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse.

Time called on Big Zeb career

January 23rd, 2013

Big Zeb, winner of the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham in 2010, has been retired.

Quito De La Roque lands the Kinloch Brae at Thurles for Colm Murphy

January 17th, 2013

Quito De La Roque (12/1) bounced back to form in the Grade Two Matty Ryan Memorial Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles.

Voler La Vedette, second in the 2012 World Hurdle, has been retired

January 14th, 2013

Colm Murphy has called time on the racing life of Voler La Vedette with the distinguished mare now bound for a breeding career.

Veteran Irish star Big Zeb to swerve Cheltenham Festival in March

January 11th, 2013

Colm Murphy has confirmed that stable stalwart Big Zeb will swerve Cheltenham this year and wait for Punchestown.

Testing ground would rule out Murphy stable star on Friday

December 26th, 2012

Trainer Colm Murphy has warned Voler La Vedette is not a certain runner in the woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown on Friday.

Voler La Vedette is set to undergo a breathing operation after a disappointing performance in the Hatton's Grace Hurdle

December 3rd, 2012

Voler La Vedette is set to undergo a breathing operation after a slightly disappointing performance in the Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

Big Zeb could run at Cork next Sunday before returning to Leopardstown

December 2nd, 2012

Big Zeb could have an outing at Cork next Sunday ahead of attempting to win a fourth Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown.

Quito De La Roque is set to run at either Aintree or Punchestown next weekend

December 2nd, 2012

Trainer Colm Murphy is preparing to run Quito De La Roque at either Aintree or Punchestown next weekend.

Stiff Fortria test for Big Zeb as he bids to win Sunday's race for the fourth successive year

November 9th, 2012

Big Zeb faces four rivals when he bids to win the Irish Form Book Fortria Chase for the fourth year running at Navan on Sunday.

Colm Murphy expects Big Zeb to run a big race in Sunday's Fortria Chase at Navan

November 8th, 2012

Colm Murphy is delighted with the current condition of his veteran Big Zeb ahead of Sunday's Irish Form Book Fortria Chase at Navan.

Vedette ready to return

November 4th, 2012

Voler La Vedette is likely to make her seasonal reappearance later this month but Colm Murphy has yet to decide where she will return.

Quito ready to Roque

October 23rd, 2012

Colm Murphy's Quito De La Roque is on track to defend his crown in the JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal on November 3.