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#Barry Geraghty

# barry-geraghty - Last year 2021

'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'
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# Barry Geraghty

'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'

Apr 5th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,660 Views 1 Comment

Retired star jockey Barry Geraghty reflects on his memories of Irish and Aintree Grand Nationals.

# barry-geraghty - All time

'It should be a moment that I’ll treasure for the rest of my life... I wish I could be happy but I can’t'
# Mixed Emotions
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# Mixed Emotions

'It should be a moment that I’ll treasure for the rest of my life... I wish I could be happy but I can’t'

Updated Dec 23rd 2020, 12:02 PM 45,731 Views 6 Comments

Barry Geraghty recalls winning the Gold Cup with Bobs Worth.

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year
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# Recommended Reading

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year

Oct 20th 2020, 1:40 PM 6,178 Views 2 Comments

The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.

Champion jockey Geraghty to release his memoir 'True Colours' in October
# Read All About It
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# Read All About It

Champion jockey Geraghty to release his memoir 'True Colours' in October

Aug 4th 2020, 2:08 PM 3,045 Views 2 Comments

Geraghty retired from jump racing last month.

'I've been blessed to have had a wonderful career' - Barry Geraghty announces retirement
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

'I've been blessed to have had a wonderful career' - Barry Geraghty announces retirement

Jul 12th 2020, 1:34 AM 4,923 Views 5 Comments

Twice a Cheltenham Gold Cup winner, Geraghty also won the 2003 Grand National.

Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP
# Cheltenham Champ
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# Cheltenham Champ

Champ storms to stunning last-gasp RSA success at Cheltenham for Geraghty and JP

Mar 11th 2020, 2:56 PM 4,036 Views 0 Comments

An incredible finish to the RSA Chase today.

'The lady on her back is just as special, she was amazing' - praise for Cheltenham winner Blackmore
# Winner Alright
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# Winner Alright

'The lady on her back is just as special, she was amazing' - praise for Cheltenham winner Blackmore

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 7:19 PM 8,854 Views 15 Comments

Johnny Ward on a day of celebrations for Henry De Bromhead, Rachael Blackmore and Barry Geraghty.

Geraghty triumphs again as Epatante claims Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham
# Brilliant Barry
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# Brilliant Barry

Geraghty triumphs again as Epatante claims Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham

Mar 10th 2020, 4:47 PM 3,985 Views 2 Comments

A fourth Champion Hurdle win for jockey Barry Geraghty while trainer Nicky Henderson and owner JP McManus got to celebrate once more as well.

Champ crashes out with Dipper Novices' Chase at his mercy
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Champ crashes out with Dipper Novices' Chase at his mercy

Jan 1st 2020, 4:36 PM 6,023 Views 4 Comments

Barry Geraghty and the 4/9 favourite came crashing down at the second last.

Galway festival ruled out for Geraghty as he recovers from broken tibia and fibula
# Road To Recovery
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# Road To Recovery

Galway festival ruled out for Geraghty as he recovers from broken tibia and fibula

Jul 4th 2019, 11:01 AM 2,114 Views 0 Comments

The jockey is now aiming for a comeback at the Listowel Festival.

Barry Geraghty hospitalised after fall at Aintree
# Injury
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# Injury

Barry Geraghty hospitalised after fall at Aintree

Apr 5th 2019, 5:31 PM 5,243 Views 1 Comment

The Meath jockey was due to ride Anibale Fly in tomorrow’s Grand National, but he is now set to miss out.

Brilliant start to the day for Geraghty and JP with double at Cheltenham
# Off To A Flier
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# Off To A Flier

Brilliant start to the day for Geraghty and JP with double at Cheltenham

Mar 14th 2019, 2:32 PM 3,704 Views 0 Comments

Defi Du Seuil and Sire Du Berlais took the opening two races on the third day.

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win today’s Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Mar 13th 2018, 6:30 AM 4,578 Views 5 Comments

Last year’s winner Buveur D’Air is the hot favourite.

Cheltenham Trials Day: Barry Geraghty ensures Apple's Shakira maintains perfect record
# Results
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# Results

Cheltenham Trials Day: Barry Geraghty ensures Apple's Shakira maintains perfect record

Jan 27th 2018, 8:37 PM 3,234 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Cork jockey Jerry McGrath steered Santini to victory in the Ballymore Classic Novices’ Hurdle.

'The champion is back!' - Buveur D'Air claims comfortable victory on season debut
# Effortless
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# Effortless

'The champion is back!' - Buveur D'Air claims comfortable victory on season debut

Dec 2nd 2017, 3:54 PM 2,830 Views 2 Comments

The 2017 Cheltenham Champion Hurdle winner had a handy afternoon in the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle.

Call it a comeback: Geraghty returns from long injury layoff to win Galway Hurdle
# Galway Races
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# Galway Races

Call it a comeback: Geraghty returns from long injury layoff to win Galway Hurdle

Aug 3rd 2017, 5:06 PM 3,071 Views 3 Comments

5/1 shot Tigris River wins the big one in the colours of JP McManus.

Barry Geraghty says he's ready for Aintree Grand National - five weeks after breaking six ribs
# Back In Business
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# Back In Business

Barry Geraghty says he's ready for Aintree Grand National - five weeks after breaking six ribs

Mar 31st 2017, 9:05 AM 1,904 Views 0 Comments

The jockey has been on the sidelines since the end of February following a nasty fall.

Barry Geraghty ruled out of Cheltenham Festival after fall
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Barry Geraghty ruled out of Cheltenham Festival after fall

Feb 26th 2017, 7:40 PM 4,606 Views 8 Comments

The jockey fell at Kempton yesterday.

Nasty fall leaves Barry Geraghty facing surgery and two months out of action
# Get Well Soon
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# Get Well Soon

Nasty fall leaves Barry Geraghty facing surgery and two months out of action

Jul 16th 2016, 8:16 PM 5,731 Views 5 Comments

The jockey will miss the upcoming Galway Festival.

Carlingford Lough lands Punchestown Gold Cup on a day of shocks
# Punchestown 2016
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# Punchestown 2016

Carlingford Lough lands Punchestown Gold Cup on a day of shocks

Apr 27th 2016, 7:42 PM 5,115 Views 1 Comment

Three more winners for Willie Mullins as racing continues in Co Kildare.

Barry Geraghty hit with 30-day ban for Limerick ride
# Lengthy Ban
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# Lengthy Ban

Barry Geraghty hit with 30-day ban for Limerick ride

Apr 4th 2016, 10:16 AM 6,579 Views 9 Comments

Unless an appeal is successful. the jockey will miss the Punchestown Festival.

Double success for Geraghty as Kylemore Lough upsets the odds at Fairyhouse
# Easter Festival
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# Easter Festival

Double success for Geraghty as Kylemore Lough upsets the odds at Fairyhouse

Mar 27th 2016, 5:04 PM 3,653 Views 1 Comment

Lift-off for the Kerry Lee trained horse in the Ryanair Gold Cup.

Mullins and Henderson share the spoils day two of Cheltenham as Blaklion springs an RSA surprise
# Winning
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# Winning

Mullins and Henderson share the spoils day two of Cheltenham as Blaklion springs an RSA surprise

Mar 16th 2016, 4:50 PM 14,094 Views 1 Comment

While Ruby Walsh rode his 49th Cheltenham winner.

Walsh, Geraghty, Cooper - who's the favourite in the race to be Cheltenham champion jockey?
# Cheltenham 2016
From The42
# Cheltenham 2016

Walsh, Geraghty, Cooper - who's the favourite in the race to be Cheltenham champion jockey?

Mar 13th 2016, 7:00 PM 6,532 Views 3 Comments

Only two more sleeps until the biggest horse racing festival of the year.

Think you've seen everything in horse racing? Think again
# Scooped
From The42
# Scooped

Think you've seen everything in horse racing? Think again

Mar 11th 2016, 3:36 PM 15,962 Views 10 Comments

Unbelievable scenes from Sandown this afternoon.

Barry Geraghty on teaming up with JP McManus, life as a jumps jockey and Cheltenham prospects
# Interview
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# Interview

Barry Geraghty on teaming up with JP McManus, life as a jumps jockey and Cheltenham prospects

Feb 11th 2016, 12:21 PM 3,835 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old singles out Ivanovich Gorbatov and My Tent or Yours as horses he is looking forward to riding next month.

Geraghty makes debut as McManus' retained jockey, but made wait for win after injury return
# Limerick
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# Limerick

Geraghty makes debut as McManus' retained jockey, but made wait for win after injury return

Jul 5th 2015, 8:04 PM 2,752 Views 1 Comment

The Meathman had to settle for second after three months out with a shin injury.

Brian O'Driscoll weighs in on McGregor-Aldo -- it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Twittersphere
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# Twittersphere

Brian O'Driscoll weighs in on McGregor-Aldo -- it's the sporting tweets of the week

Jun 28th 2015, 8:30 AM 11,762 Views 5 Comments

Also, featuring Barry Geraghty, Stephanie Roche and Caroline Wozniacki.

Barry Geraghty claims first Irish Grand National on Shutthefrontdoor
# Fairyhouse
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# Fairyhouse

Barry Geraghty claims first Irish Grand National on Shutthefrontdoor

Apr 21st 2014, 6:06 PM 3,757 Views 0 Comments

It was a good day for JP McManus at Fairyhouse.

34 of the best pics from this week's Cheltenham Festival
# Review
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# Review

34 of the best pics from this week's Cheltenham Festival

Mar 14th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,770 Views 0 Comments

We look back on another memorable festival.

Geraghty's joy is McCoy's pain again in World Hurdle
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

Geraghty's joy is McCoy's pain again in World Hurdle

Mar 13th 2014, 4:18 PM 3,668 Views 1 Comment

For the second time in a feature race this week, AP McCoy backed the wrong horse.

The Winner’s Enclosure: Irish eyes smiling once again after Day Two
# Review
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# Review

The Winner’s Enclosure: Irish eyes smiling once again after Day Two

Mar 12th 2014, 6:28 PM 3,940 Views 9 Comments

It was another good day for Ireland at Cheltenham, with Ruby Walsh, Barry Geraghty and Robbie McNamara all triumphing.

'He's a favourite of mine' --  trainer Jessica Harrington revels in her first Champion Hurdle win thanks to Jezki
# Cheltenham
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# Cheltenham

'He's a favourite of mine' -- trainer Jessica Harrington revels in her first Champion Hurdle win thanks to Jezki

Mar 11th 2014, 4:13 PM 2,467 Views 1 Comment

JP McManus became the first owner to have a 1-2 in the race.

Jezki wins Champion Hurdle but tragedy strikes for Our Conor
# Cheltenham Festival
From The42
# Cheltenham Festival

Jezki wins Champion Hurdle but tragedy strikes for Our Conor

Mar 11th 2014, 4:00 PM 22,065 Views 57 Comments

Barry Geraghty and trainer Jessica Harrington got the better of Hurricane Fly in today’s big race.

The race for the top jockey prize at Cheltenham 2014
# Top Jockey
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# Top Jockey

The race for the top jockey prize at Cheltenham 2014

Mar 10th 2014, 11:25 AM 5,513 Views 1 Comment

From Ruby Walsh to Tony McCoy, Irish jockeys should have plenty to smile about at this year’s festival.

12 of Meath's best sporting moments in 2013
# Royals
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# Royals

12 of Meath's best sporting moments in 2013

Dec 25th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,014 Views 1 Comment

Barry Geraghty, Grace Davitt, Marie Louise Reilly and Devin Toner were amongst the Royal County stars who shone in 2013.

‘The voice of Irish racing’ — Taoiseach leads tributes to the late Colm Murray
# RIP
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# RIP

‘The voice of Irish racing’ — Taoiseach leads tributes to the late Colm Murray

Jul 30th 2013, 9:37 PM 15,792 Views 26 Comments

Murray, 61, is survived by his wife Anne and his daughters Patricia and Kate.

'It's the Bieber effect' as Sprinter Sacre brings thousands to Punchestown
# Punchestown
From The42
# Punchestown

'It's the Bieber effect' as Sprinter Sacre brings thousands to Punchestown

Apr 23rd 2013, 6:08 PM 5,195 Views 7 Comments

And he lived up to the hype.

Bobs Worth wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson and Barry Geraghty
# Cheltenham 2013
From The42
# Cheltenham 2013

Bobs Worth wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup for Nicky Henderson and Barry Geraghty

Mar 15th 2013, 3:32 PM 5,624 Views 2 Comments

Earlier today, Tralee’s Bryan Cooper rode two Irish winners to get the final day off to a flyer.

Interview: Pain no barrier for jockey Barry Geraghty
# Racing
From The42
# Racing

Interview: Pain no barrier for jockey Barry Geraghty

May 10th 2012, 8:41 AM 919 Views 0 Comments

‘I’d be tempted for the odd rasher or a sausage the odd time,’ admits the Meath man, reflecting on a bumper year.

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