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#Johnny Ward

# johnny-ward - Friday 12 July, 2019

Appreciating the evergreen, quiet genius still riding out in his 80s

The 82-year-old trainer John Kiely has run four horses, this season. All have won, writes Johnny Ward.

# johnny-ward - Friday 28 June, 2019

Johnny Ward: Developer unveils grand plans to build new €100m racetrack in Palmerstown

Luke Comer proposes to build the Belmont-style track and lease it back to Horse Racing Ireland, writes Johnny Ward.

# johnny-ward - Friday 14 June, 2019

Johnny Ward: Strong field goes to post in the race to be Ireland's next top jockey

Paul Townend will step into the void left by Ruby Walsh, but there are a host of other pretenders to the throne.

# johnny-ward - Friday 31 May, 2019

'Three grand is all he cost! Can you imagine?' It's a long way from Tipperary for unlikely Epsom Dash favourite Hathiq

Trainer Denis Hogan could be headline racing news in Britain this weekend.

# johnny-ward - Friday 24 May, 2019

New-look Curragh must get back to roots to help expensive makeover succeed

The newly-impressive venue needs to to do more to attract local people who fell out of love with it, writes Johnny Ward.

# johnny-ward - Friday 17 May, 2019

In Camelot: Expect the O'Brien dynasty to continue domination

Aidan O’Brien’s son Donnacha is eyeing a career change, writes Johnny Ward.

# johnny-ward - Friday 12 April, 2019

Johnny Ward: How beautiful Ballinrobe became one of Irish racing's success stories

Johnny Ward celebrates the Mayo track as it prepares for its first meeting of the year.

# johnny-ward - Friday 22 February, 2019

Johnny Ward: Aidan O'Brien's youngest son concentrating on riding while he can keep the weight down

20-year-old jockey Donnacha hasn’t ruled out following in the footsteps of his father and brother by becoming a trainer.

# johnny-ward - Friday 1 February, 2019

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance

The 26-year-old has had to deal with losing the Gigginstown job but retirements will leave a gap to fill and he’s as good as anyone else left, writes Johnny Ward.

# johnny-ward - Friday 25 January, 2019

We love an underdog and Cromwell could provide one with Champion Hurdle hope

A successful farrier by trade, the Meath trainer has already enjoyed 31 jumps winners this season, writes columnist Johnny Ward.

# johnny-ward - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This 31-year-old Irishman ditched the '9 to 5' to travel the world and is making millions on the way Freedom

This 31-year-old Irishman ditched the '9 to 5' to travel the world and is making millions on the way

“The only time you set your alarm is for a flight, no boss, no schedule just the open road.”