Michael Looby

About Michael Looby

Michael is from Tipperary and has a real interest in National Hunt and Point-To-Point. Enthusiast about the sport of horse racing in general, he specifically focus on National Hunt sales and pedigrees. His main aim is to spot a horses potential from the very beginning.

Between The Flags – 2017 – 2018 (4)

MONTHLY OVERVIEW It has been a massively busy period on the pointing fields over the past number of weeks with a vast number of promising types on show again. Before looking at my main picks in more detail below close note should be taken of a few more who impressed as well. Of [...]

By | 2018-04-09T19:47:40+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Between The Flags, Michael|

Between The Flags – 2017-2018 (3)

MONTHLY OVERVIEW A very busy spell and a lot of horses have caught the eye over the last two months. Below can be read my views on my main picks but there’s plenty of others who also merit mention and at that I am still leaving a fair few out. Of the 5yo [...]

By | 2018-03-04T19:50:37+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Between The Flags, Michael|

Between The Flags 2017-2018 (1)

MONTHLY OVERVIEW There has already been some seriously impressive performances at this early stage of the season who may go on to be future stars and I will look in slightly more detail at those as well as a few names who may gain success on the track once they find their level. [...]

By | 2017-11-15T11:40:39+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Between The Flags, Michael|

Between The Flags – May

MONTHLY OVERVIEW The curtain has finally fell on a superb point to point season which has produced a whole host of potential stars for the future. The standard of horses seems to be rising year by year and the results in both the sales rings and on the racetracks in Ireland and the [...]

By | 2017-06-14T18:57:45+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Between The Flags, Michael|

Between The Flags – April

MONTHLY OVERVIEW April was another hugely busy month on the point-to-point scene and yet again a whole host of promising types were seen. As ever, we can't focus on them all in detail but before we move onto the main list, I've selected a few below who you should keep a close eye moving [...]

By | 2017-05-10T16:19:27+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Between The Flags, Michael|

Between The Flags – March

MONTHLY OVERVIEW March was another very busy month on the point-to-point scene and like last month, a huge number of horses caught the eye and again it proved very difficult to narrow the numbers down. Before focussing on the main performances of the month, I must give brief mention to quite a few who [...]

By | 2017-03-31T18:15:53+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Between The Flags, Michael|

Between The Flags – January

The first month of the new year is usually a bit quieter as we await the red hot 4four-year-old maidens to restart next month. I am certainly excited for the next few months as there’s already plenty of chat around about a few potentially very good horses who we will see in the next [...]

By | 2017-02-02T22:31:44+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Between The Flags, Michael|

Between The Flags – December

The final month of the year produced a number of good performances of which a few stood out to my eye. All of the horses included this month impressed me in their respective maidens and the powerful Denis Murphy team at Ballyboy stables (have already sent out Finian's Oscar and Poli Roi this winter) unleashed another couple of potentially [...]

By | 2017-01-16T17:16:44+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Between The Flags, Michael|

Between The Flags – November

The second month of action between the flags has now gone by and with the ground easing, at last bigger fields have become the norm leading to competitive maidens. A few nice youngsters have again shown their worth, including a potential star who since originally writing this topped the Tattersalls Cheltenham Sale. Other notable [...]

By | 2017-01-03T21:15:57+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Between The Flags, Michael|