Flight Deck and Jonjo Jr. provided us with a hugely emotional victory at Bangor today, after the tragic loss of JP and Noreen McManus' daughter-in-law Emma.
All of our thoughts and prayers are with John and his 3 girls, JP, Noreen and all of Emma’s family at this very sad time.
When You're Read put in a gutsy display to get his nose in front - in the famous Sea Pigeon colours - at Leicester this afternoon to bring up our 50th winner over obstacles this season, in the hands of Jonjo Jr.
This was the first winner for the newly created Jonjo O'Neill Racing Club and we are thrilled for all of the members. It's wonderful to see those silks back in the winner's enclosure!
Henry Gondoff opened his account with victory at Wetherby this afternoon in the hands of Jonjo O'Neill Jr.
The 6-year-old was always prominent and led after 4 out. He soon pushed clear of his competitors and eased to an 11-length victory.
Huge congratulations to The Sting Partnership - Richard, Andrew, Karen, Tony, Anne, Peter, Julia and Robert.
After this evening's government new, it was announced that horse racing will continue behind closed doors during the national lockdown.
Thank you to everyone involved who continue to make our sport as safe and keeping the show on the road for the last 9 months.
Annie Mc jumped her way to an impressive 16-length victory in the feature Yorkshire Silver Vase Mares' Chase at Doncaster this afternoon in the hands of Richie McLernon.
She led from 4-out and increased her lead all the way to the line for a comfortable victory.
Huge congratulations to Chris, Simon, Paul, Dave and all the Coral Champions Club!
Maypole Class won the feature race at Fakenham today in impressive style, in the hands of Jonjo Jr.
He travelled well throughout the race and won comfortably in the end.
Huge congratulations to Jamie, Joey, Jake, Daisy, Tizzy and Flora!
Morning Spirit won the opener at Ascot this afternoon in the hands of Jonjo Jr.
The leader, Fawsley Spirit, fell at the last hurdle (both horse and rider were fine) which made it an easy 8½ length victory.
Huge congratulations to Pat and Nan Hickey who were there to enjoy the win!
Jonjo Jr. produced a superb ride aboard Cobolobo to win the feature race at Exeter this afternoon.
Cobolobo is also our Travelling Head Lad, Harrison’s, favourite horse and was their to lead him in. He rides him lots at home which makes this win extra special.
Huge congratulations to owners Anne, Harriet and Lucinda Bond.
Fame And Concrete but in an impressive performance on his debut in the bumper at Southwell today.
Jonjo Jr had him prominent all race and pushed him clear in the last 3 furlongs to win by 13 lengths.
Huge congratulations to owner Pat Hickey.
Sky Pirate won the 2m Spreadex Handicap Chase in great style at Cheltenham today in the hands of Tom Scudamore, who produced a top-class ride once again.
The whole team are absolutely thrilled for our yard sponsor Martin Tedham. He’s a great supporter of the team here at Jackdaws Castle and it was brilliant to see his colours in the winner's enclosure at The Home of Jump Racing.
The Manuscript cruised to victory in the hands of Richard Johnson at Market Rasen today.
He jumped well throughout and eased down to an 11-length victory.
Huge congratulations to The Valentine Partnership - Sassy & Lynne, Brian & Yvonne, Brook & Juliette, Stella & Doug, Clare & Mark, Tim, Lottie & Primrose and Geraldine & Declan!
Gaston Phebus made it 2 wins out of 2 over hurdles with victory today back at Carlisle.
He was always in touch with the leaders, led 2 out and was impressive staying on in the running in the hands of Jonjo Jr.
Huge congratulations to owner Oisin Fanning!
Images via Carlisle Racecourse
A brilliant day!
I’m absolutely delighted to get big winner for Trevor Hemmings. He’s an incredible supporter of the game and a wonderful man.
Cloth Cap was incredible and didn’t put a foot wrong under a great ride front-running by Tom Scudamore.
A huge well done to all of our team.
Image via Francesca Aloft
Jonjo O'Neill Jr. made all the running to ride Skylanna Breeze to victory at Southwell today.
It was his second win in a row, and third of the season.
Huge congratulations once again to The Three Cabelleros - Alan Nolan, Ian Fray and Tony Brookes!
Lock's Corner made it 5 wins from his last six starts with victory at Kempton yesterday, under a great ride by Richie McLernon in the colours of JP McManus.
The 6 year-old was back chasing after finishing second last month over hurdles at Cheltenham.