CON­NEC­TIONS ARE OP­TI­MISTIC THAT THE SIXYEAR-OLD CAN COM­PLETE THE TRE­BLE AT THE DUBLIN TRACK

Irish Independent - Farming - - HORSES -

with his first win­ner in 2010 and that proved to be a truly fam­ily af­fair as it was owned by his father at the time.

“She was very lucky for us and won five races, and we were sorry af­ter­wards that we sold her as her prog­eny have turned out very good too.”

Joseph O’Brien paid €58,000 for her three-year-old colt by Getaway at Tat­ter­salls ear­lier this year.

In or­der to keep the busi­ness going strong, De­nis en­joys a bit of buy­ing and sell­ing him­self, and turns out a few nice horses every year.

“We cur­rently have about 20 three-year-olds that will be ready to race next year and have plenty of oth­ers too for the point-to-point cir­cuit.”

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