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Whiskey Sour tastes sweet for McMahons - Irish Examiner;

Whiskey Sour tastes sweet for McMahons - Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerWhiskey Sour tastes sweet for McMahonsIrish ExaminerThe opening day of the 2017 Galway Festival was a stern reminder of the meeting's all too familiar dismissive treatment of punters, but amongst the torment remains the potential for a fairy-tale, and it transpired in the feature race, the Connacht ...and more »

Dream win for teenager McMahon - The Times;

Dream win for teenager McMahon - The Times

The TimesDream win for teenager McMahonThe TimesWillie Mullins had never won the first-day Galway feature as a trainer, but he ended that famine last night, perhaps not with the horse most expected on a hard, slightly chilly evening for punters at the western racecourse. While most of the money ...and more »

Galway races 2017: Bookies do well on first day as Willie Mullins-trained Whiskey Sour takes a sweet victory - The Irish Sun;

Galway races 2017: Bookies do well on first day as Willie Mullins-trained Whiskey Sour takes a sweet victory - The Irish Sun

The Irish SunGalway races 2017: Bookies do well on first day as Willie Mullins-trained Whiskey Sour takes a sweet victoryThe Irish SunLAS Vegas rolled into the west of Ireland earlier today – and punters were immediately wondering whether to stick or twist. They enjoyed some success early on, but ran out losers as longshots began to prevail on a good day for the bookies. Broadcaster ...and more »

Whiskey Sour takes sweet victory in Galway feature - Belfast Telegraph;

Whiskey Sour takes sweet victory in Galway feature - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphWhiskey Sour takes sweet victory in Galway featureBelfast TelegraphAubrey McMahon produced Whiskey Sour with a perfectly-timed challenge to claim top honours in Galway's Connacht Hotel (Q.R.) Handicap for Willie Mullins. The four-year-old appeared to lose his way for Edward Lynam but made a successful start for the ...and more »

Racing's newest 'Aubrey' tastes Galway glory on Whiskey Sour - Irish Times;

Racing's newest 'Aubrey' tastes Galway glory on Whiskey Sour - Irish Times

Irish TimesRacing's newest 'Aubrey' tastes Galway glory on Whiskey SourIrish TimesThe legendary Aubrey Brabazon rode Cottage Rake to a Gold Cup hat-trick nearly 70 years ago and a verse famously said that bookies quaked when he was up. But Galway's bookies were mostly very happy after racing's newest 'Aubrey' won the festival's ...and more »

Racing Tips – Top Tipster Eamonn Hames' best horse racing selections for day two of the Galway Festival on Tuesday ... - The Sun;

Racing Tips – Top Tipster Eamonn Hames' best horse racing selections for day two of the Galway Festival on Tuesday ... - The Sun

The SunRacing Tips – Top Tipster Eamonn Hames' best horse racing selections for day two of the Galway Festival on Tuesday ...The SunLAW GIRL was a Listed-class performer on the Flat in France before being snapped up to join the Willie Mullins team. She shaped well on her debut at Listowel where he clearly needed her first experience over hurdles. She then took a giant leap forward ...and more »

19-year-old Aubrey McMahon wins 'Amateur Derby' as Galway Races get underway - The42

19-year-old Aubrey McMahon wins 'Amateur Derby' as Galway Races get underwayThe42NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD Aubrey McMahon was the unlikely hero on the opening day of the Galway Races, winning the feature race at Ballybrit – the Connacht Hotel (Q.R.) Handicap. McMahon steered 16/1 shot Whiskey Sour, owned by his father Luke and ...and more »

'It was like a dream really' - Aubrey McMahon steers Whiskey Sour to Galway glory - Independent.ie;

'It was like a dream really' - Aubrey McMahon steers Whiskey Sour to Galway glory - Independent.ie

Independent.ie'It was like a dream really' - Aubrey McMahon steers Whiskey Sour to Galway gloryIndependent.ieAubrey McMahon celebrates winning the Connacht Hotel (QR) Handicap on Whiskey Sour during the 2 Aubrey McMahon celebrates winning the Connacht Hotel (QR) Handicap on Whiskey Sour during the Galway Races Summer Festival 2017 at Ballybrit, ...and more »

Aubrey McMahon savours sweet Whiskey Sour success - RTE.ie;

Aubrey McMahon savours sweet Whiskey Sour success - RTE.ie

RTE.ieAubrey McMahon savours sweet Whiskey Sour successRTE.ieAubrey McMahon punched the air after steering Whiskey Sour to a clear-cut victory in the Connacht Hotel Handicap at Galway. Confined to amateur riders, the 100,000 contest is the traditional feature on the opening night of the seven-day Festival ...and more »

GALWAY TIPS: Your free guide to the first day of the Galway Festival - The Irish Field;

GALWAY TIPS: Your free guide to the first day of the Galway Festival - The Irish Field

The Irish FieldGALWAY TIPS: Your free guide to the first day of the Galway FestivalThe Irish FieldWillie Mullins has won this race for the last three years and plenty of punters will fancy Nessun Dorma, who is two from two over hurdles, to make it four in a row for the champion trainer. However he has a big task taking on Joseph O'Brien's Le ...and more »

Galway Festival Begins Today: The Feature Is The Connacht Hotel Handicap - Kfm Radio;

Galway Festival Begins Today: The Feature Is The Connacht Hotel Handicap - Kfm Radio

Kfm RadioGalway Festival Begins Today: The Feature Is The Connacht Hotel HandicapKfm RadioThe seven-day Galway summer festival begins this evening where the feature event is the €100,000 Connacht Hotel Handicap for amateur riders at twenty-to-eight. Patrick Mullins, Ireland's nine-time champion amateur, will be seeking a first success in ...and more »

Horse racing tips: Peter O'Hehir's selections for the Galway Races on Monday July 31 - Irish Mirror;

Horse racing tips: Peter O'Hehir's selections for the Galway Races on Monday July 31 - Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorHorse racing tips: Peter O'Hehir's selections for the Galway Races on Monday July 31Irish MirrorSwamp Fox should make a bold bid to become only the fourth horse to complete back-to-back victories in the Connacht Amateur Handicap, feature on the opening day of the 2017 Galway Festival. The tough, versatile and progressive five-year-old is 11lb ...and more »

Swamp Fox aims to become just fourth horse to win Galway feature back to back - Irish Times;

Swamp Fox aims to become just fourth horse to win Galway feature back to back - Irish Times

Irish TimesSwamp Fox aims to become just fourth horse to win Galway feature back to backIrish TimesGalway produces more than its share of course specialists and Swamp Fox can join an elite group if he lands the festival's opening day feature for a second year running. Just three horse have pulled off back to back wins in the €100,000 Connacht Hotel ...and more »

Racing Tips – Top Tipster Eamonn Hames' best horse racing selections for day one of the Galway Festival on Monday ... - The Sun;

Racing Tips – Top Tipster Eamonn Hames' best horse racing selections for day one of the Galway Festival on Monday ... - The Sun

The SunRacing Tips – Top Tipster Eamonn Hames' best horse racing selections for day one of the Galway Festival on Monday ...The SunLE RICHEBOURG already looks a star in the making after two smooth victories at Killarney. Both were equally impressive, with a 12-length gap back to his rivals when making his hurdling debut in May. The Joseph O'Brien runner proved that was no fluke ...and more »

Patrick Mullins has eyes on elusive Galway prize - RTE.ie;

Patrick Mullins has eyes on elusive Galway prize - RTE.ie

RTE.iePatrick Mullins has eyes on elusive Galway prizeRTE.iePatrick Mullins: 'My father won it many years ago when carrying 12st 7lb so I need to even the score at some stage with him.' Patrick Mullins is hoping to finally emulate his father Willie by riding the winner of the big race for amateurs on the ...and more »