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Road To Riches Cheltenham preparation thrills trainer

February 19th, 2015

Road To Riches is set to have a workout at the weekend as his preparation for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup reaches fever pitch.

JLT Novices' Chase the target for Apache Stronghold

February 11th, 2015

Noel Meade has confirmed the JLT Novices' Chase as the intended Cheltenham Festival target for Apache Stronghold following his thrilling triumph at Leopardstown on Sunday.

Texas Jack in frame for Gowran Park

February 11th, 2015

Noel Meade will consider letting Texas Jack turn out quickly for Saturday's Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park following a fine effort in last weekend's Hennessy Gold Cup.

Ladbrokes World Hurdle aim confirmed for Monksland by trainer Noel Meade

January 25th, 2015

Noel Meade is hoping that Monksland will stay fit for a crack at the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at Cheltenham.

Apache Stronghold in Irish Arkle Chase frame

January 1st, 2015

Noel Meade is considering a tilt at the Irish Arkle with Apache Stronghold after he finished second at Grade One level for a third time in the Topaz Novice Chase at Leopardstown on Monday.

Noel Meade admits going concern for Road To Riches in Lexus Chase at Leopardstown

November 26th, 2014

Noel Meade has his fingers crossed Road To Riches will be able to handle the soft conditions he is likely to encounter in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.

Noel Meade maps out gameplan for stars

October 21st, 2014

Monksland is ready to return to action for Noel Meade, with a tentative decision having been made to keep him over hurdles.

Noel Meade's Galway Plate hero Road To Riches set for Down Royal

September 7th, 2014

Noel Meade's Galway Plate hero Road To Riches is set to be seen next at Down Royal in November.

Very Wood to go chasing

May 11th, 2014

Noel Meade has confirmed that smart hurdlers Very Wood and Apache Stronghold will both go chasing later this year.

Noel Meade has said that Very Wood will go chasing next year

May 4th, 2014

Noel Meade is looking forward to running his Cheltenham Festival winner Very Wood over fences next season despite a disappointing end to his stint over hurdles.

Wood set for Punchestown date

April 10th, 2014

Very Wood is on course to attempt to supplement his Cheltenham triumph the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.

Very Wood won the Albert Bartlett at the Cheltenham Festival

March 14th, 2014

Noel Meade received a welcome boost when Very Wood won the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Noel Meade has withdrawn Monksland from Cheltenham

March 3rd, 2014

Noel Meade has withdrawn Monksland from the Ladbrokes World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival as he revealed several members of his string are under the weather.

No Festival trip for Texas

February 11th, 2014

Trainer Noel Meade will not send Texas Jack across the Irish Sea to run at the Cheltenham Festival in March.

Texas Jack ready to step up for Irish Hennessy test

February 5th, 2014

Texas Jack will tackle three miles for only the second time in his career in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown on Sunday.

Texas Jack wins the Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles

January 16th, 2014

Texas Jack, a leading novice last season, gained his first win of the current campaign in the Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles.

Cheltenham Festival still on Apache Stronghold agenda

January 13th, 2014

Noel Meade's high-class novice hurdler Apache Stronghold could head straight to the Cheltenham Festival without the aid of another run.

Wounded Warrior battles home at Navan

January 12th, 2014

Noel Meade's Wounded Warrior eventually ran out a comfortable winner of the www.navanracecourse.ie Maiden Hurdle under Bryan Cooper.

Noel Meade is keen to see how Monksland progresses

January 4th, 2014

Noel Meade is keen to see how Monksland progresses in his homework before committing to future targets.

Apache set for Navan test

December 1st, 2013

Impressive Navan scorer Apache Stronghold is likely to return to the County Meath circuit for a tilt at the Navan Novice Hurdle on December 15.