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Mick O'Toole

Mick O'Toole


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 On Monday, at the Carmelite Church in Kildare,…

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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Roaring Lion

Roaring Lion


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Thrilled to train first winner for Cheveley…

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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YORK RACECOURSE

YORK RACECOURSE


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 It was enjoyable to read the Racing Post piece…

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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SHERGAR CUP

SHERGAR CUP


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The Dubai Duty Shergar Cup has treated me well…

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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GLORIOUS GOODWOOD

GLORIOUS GOODWOOD


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 David Egan has made correct career move David…

Thursday, August 9, 2018

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TREBLE TIME

TREBLE TIME


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 There is no doubt Tuesday was special for us.…

Thursday, August 9, 2018

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The Stewards Room

The Stewards Room


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The stewards' inquiry into last Saturday's Coral-Eclipse…

Friday, July 20, 2018

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Racing Staff Week

Racing Staff Week


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 When I look at Golden Wolf's name and see five…

Friday, July 20, 2018

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Weathercock Apprentices

Weathercock Apprentices


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 My job is to train racehorses, not jockeys,…

Friday, July 20, 2018

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Stalls Phobia

Stalls Phobia


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 One of the biggest disappointments of Royal…

Monday, July 2, 2018

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Rebranding

Rebranding


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Let’s rebrand sellers and claimers as ‘optionals’…

Monday, June 11, 2018

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Horse Welfare Issues

Horse Welfare Issues


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 There has been much of interest to read in this…

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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Timmy Murphy

Timmy Murphy


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Timmy Murphy was one of the weighing room's…

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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Goodwood Troubles

Goodwood Troubles


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 I was at Goodwood last Saturday – but I was…

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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First Column of 2018

First Column of 2018


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 This is my first column of 2018 but I'm pleased…

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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Breeders Cup

Breeders Cup


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Queen’s Trust is my Breeders’ Cup nap I love…

Thursday, November 9, 2017

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Glendevon Stays With Us

Glendevon Stays With Us


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Relief all round as Glendevon remains in yard…

Friday, November 3, 2017

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Champions Day

Champions Day


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Qipco British Champions Day is serving up a…

Monday, October 23, 2017

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Classic Quotes

Classic Quotes


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 It is no secret that although we've been fortunate…

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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48 Hour Decs

48 Hour Decs


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 When 48-hour declarations came into force we…

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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Stewards Abuse of Power

Stewards Abuse of Power


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 When the Racing Post spoke to me at Lingfield…

Thursday, October 5, 2017

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You read it here before!

You read it here before!


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Thumbs up for the British Racing School On…

Monday, September 25, 2017

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Dark Angel

Dark Angel


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The action across Longines Irish Champions Weekend…

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Jumps Diversion

Jumps Diversion


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Believe It has been a great servant for us and…

Thursday, September 14, 2017

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Irish Pony Racing

Irish Pony Racing


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 In Ireland pony racing matters. If It wasn't…

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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Secrets of the Saddle

Secrets of the Saddle


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 LAST week's Secrets of the Saddle series in…

Monday, August 28, 2017

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Social Media Woes

Social Media Woes


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 There are two sides to social media.The good…

Friday, August 25, 2017

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Girls on the Job

Girls on the Job


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Hayley Turner will be one of the star attractions,…

Friday, August 18, 2017

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The Crusade on Goodwood

The Crusade on Goodwood


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 With a name like Goodwood Crusader, you could…

Thursday, August 10, 2017

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Feast or Famine

Feast or Famine


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 This year's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth…

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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Support for English Horses

Support for English Horses


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Lambourn is home to a stunning sprinter in Harry…

Thursday, July 27, 2017

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Hot Topics

Hot Topics


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 When I was riding, the whip was at times a major…

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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Goodwood's Crusade moves on to July festival

Goodwood's Crusade moves on to July festival


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The last few weeks have been kind to us but…

Monday, July 10, 2017

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Haven't a Scooby

Haven't a Scooby


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 I'm pleased to say we continue to have the wind…

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Angel's Delight

Angel's Delight


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Angel’s great run has given yard enormous liftPaco’s Angel…

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Royal Ascot Week

Royal Ascot Week


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 In my first column of the year I wrote about…

Thursday, June 22, 2017

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True Reds

True Reds


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 If you're a football fan in Ireland you tend…

Monday, June 12, 2017

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Epsom Derby

Epsom Derby


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The Investec Derby's field size is much bigger…

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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​First winner for The Queen gave me tremendous pride

​First winner for The Queen gave me tremendous pride


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 First winner for Queen gave me tremendous pride…

Monday, May 29, 2017

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Employment Opportunites

Employment Opportunites


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 We have a number of different job opportunities…

Thursday, April 6, 2017

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Reflections on this past year

Reflections on this past year


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Kempton thoughts The most important thing…

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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Review

Review


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 With our last runner of the year on Wednesday…

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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Ownership Opportunties

Ownership Opportunties


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Please take a look at our Horses For Sale page…

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Masterful Aidan O'Brien

Masterful Aidan O'Brien


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 There was a huge amount of confidence within…

Monday, October 10, 2016

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Chantilly

Chantilly


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 I TAKE MY HAT OFF TO JIM CROWLEY AS HE CLOSES…

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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A Weights Case

A Weights Case


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Need for more claimers The BHA’s announcement…

Thursday, September 29, 2016

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The Flu

The Flu


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 For our yard, and for many others, this has…

Monday, September 19, 2016

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Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The Qipco Irish Champion Stakes is going to…

Monday, September 12, 2016

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The Ledger Legends Race

The Ledger Legends Race


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 On Wednesday, for one day only, I become a jockey…

Monday, September 5, 2016

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Race to the Championship

Race to the Championship


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 If we do get a tussle for the title between…

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 For Flat trainers the shopping season has started…

Monday, August 22, 2016

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Camaraderie Among Owners

Camaraderie Among Owners


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 One thing I have been keen to create at Weathercock…

Monday, August 15, 2016

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Changing Times

Changing Times


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Weatherbys wonderful but fewer forms would be…

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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Point of View

Point of View


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Having a weekly column in the Racing Post puts…

Monday, August 1, 2016

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Music Nights

Music Nights


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 In terms of what happened on the track, we had…

Monday, July 25, 2016

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Double Delight

Double Delight


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 For me as a trainer, Thursday was a day to remember…

Monday, July 18, 2016

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Fallon Fan

Fallon Fan


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Kieren Fallon was a great jockey, one of the…

Monday, July 11, 2016

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Paco's Angel

Paco's Angel


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 I enjoyed many a good Monday at Windsor when…

Monday, July 4, 2016

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Racing Admin

Racing Admin


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 I have learned quickly that as a trainer you…

Monday, June 27, 2016

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Lambourn Trainers take top honors at Royal Ascot

Lambourn Trainers take top honors at Royal Ascot


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 For 20 years now we've been praising Frankie…

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 This will be my first Royal Ascot since I finished…

Monday, June 13, 2016

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Epsom

Epsom


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Unfortunately this weeks column is a little…

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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Stable Talk

Stable Talk


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Stable jobs are tough but there's lots to love…

Monday, May 30, 2016

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Lessons Learnt

Lessons Learnt


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 UNSCATHED DYNAMO CAN BOUNCE BACK AFTER GOLDEN…

Monday, May 23, 2016

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Horse Psyche

Horse Psyche


News Richards Weekly Blog Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Every horse has a natural level of ability.…

Monday, May 16, 2016

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Jockey Talk

Jockey Talk


Jockey Talk

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

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Welcome

Welcome


The Story So Far..................

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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