Feargal Lynch

Reigning Maryland Horse Of The Year Just Howard Back At Laurel Thursday

Skeedattle Associates’ Grade 3 winner Just Howard, Maryland’s Horse of the Year in 2017, will get a bit of class relief when he makes his return to Laurel Park’s world-class turf course in the ninth of 10 races Thursday. Just Howard drew the rail in a field of 11 that includes four horses entered for main […]

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Pimlico: Lynch Secures Jockey Title, Three-Way Tie For Leading Trainer Honors

Jockey Feargal Lynch and trainers Kieron Magee, Jerry Robb and Mary Eppler clinched individual honors Monday on a special Memorial Day holiday program to close the 12-day Preakness Meet at legendary Pimlico Race Course. Lynch, 39, entered the nine-race program with nine wins, three more than Horacio Karamanos and Rosario Montanez and four better than Laurel Park […]

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First Career Starter A Winner For Laurel-Based Trainer Brittany Trimble

Peter Blum’s filly Oh My dueled on the front end into deep stretch and held off a determined late challenge to capture Sunday’s fourth race at Laurel Park and give trainer Brittany Trimble her first career victory. It was the first career starter for Trimble, 28, a former amateur rider and finacee of Laurel-based jockey Sheldon Russell […]

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Laurel’s Monday Program Features Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryover

The final Monday program of Laurel Park’s fall meet Dec. 18 will offer carryovers in both the 20-cent Rainbow 6 and $1 Super Hi-5. Post time for the first of nine races is 12:30 p.m. There will be a jackpot carryover of $10,839.18 in the Rainbow 6. Multiple tickets with all six winners Sunday returned $39.40. Monday’s Rainbow 6 opens in Race 4, […]

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Four Riders Tabbed As Finalists For Breakthrough Jockey Of The Year

Tyler Gaffalione, Christian Hiraldo, Feargal Lynch and Jomar Torres have been named finalists for JockeyTalk360.com’s 2017 Breakthrough Jockey of the Year Award, presented by Betfair/TVG. The winner will be selected by the panel of racing experts who vote on Jockey of the Week honors for JockeyTalk360.com, the website dedicated to promoting and celebrating the sport […]

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Prince Of Hempt Makes It Four In A Row In City Of Laurel

Thomas McClay’s Prince of Hempt, racing for the first time outside of his native Pennsylvania for his stakes debut, kept his perfect record intact by rallying along the inside in deep stretch to upset Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel on Ben’s Cat Day at Laurel Park. The seven-furlong City of Laurel for 3-year-olds was the […]

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Broken Rein Can’t Derail Tricks To Doo In Maiden Romp At Laurel

Neither a broken rein nor the finish line could slow down Lael Stables’ Tricks to Doo in his second career start, losing his rider on the gallop out and needing to be caught in the paddock following a 5 ¾-length romp in Friday’s sixth race at Laurel Park. Both jockey Feargal Lynch and Tricks to Doo ($2.20), […]

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Miss Ella Aims For Repeat Performance In Friday’s Franklin County Stakes

Jack Swain III’s Miss Ella headlines a field of 12 fillies and mares and four also-eligibles entered Tuesday for Friday’s 21st running of the $100,000 Buffalo Trace Franklin County (G3) to be run at 5½ furlongs on the Keeneland turf course. The Buffalo Trace Franklin County will go as the ninth race on Friday’s 10-race […]

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Just Howard Keeps Win Streak Alive In Commonwealth Derby

Skeedattle Associates’ Just Howard won his fourth straight race and earned his first graded stakes victory Saturday by three-quarters of a length over Voodoo Song in the $200,000 Commonwealth Derby (G3) at Laurel Park. Under jockey Feargal Lynch, who won four races, three of them stakes, on the ‘Class on the Grass’ program, Just Howard […]

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Rymska Flies Late To Win Commonwealth Oaks

Jockey Feargal Lynch rode his third winner on Saturday’s card when guiding Sheep Pond Partners, Alain Jathiere, Tom Coleman and Norton Herrick’s Rymska to victory in the Grade 3 Commonwealth Oaks. The sophomore daughter of Le Havre settled well off the early pace as the 2-1 favorite, then came flying down the center of the […]

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