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Colm Murphy is keen on Quito De La Roque ahead of the Grand National

March 31st, 2014

Colm Murphy is convinced Quito De La Roque's fortitude could stand him in good stead for the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree on Saturday.

Quito De La Roque is "highly unlikely" to line up in the John Smith's Grand National

March 19th, 2013

Colm Murphy has revealed that Quito De La Roque is "highly unlikely" to line up in the John Smith's Grand National at Aintree next month.

Quito De La Roque is expected back in full work after missing the Bobbyjo Chase

February 24th, 2013

Colm Murphy hopes Quito De La Roque will be back in full work this week after being ruled out of the Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse.

Time called on Big Zeb career

January 23rd, 2013

Big Zeb, winner of the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham in 2010, has been retired.

Quito De La Roque lands the Kinloch Brae at Thurles for Colm Murphy

January 17th, 2013

Quito De La Roque (12/1) bounced back to form in the Grade Two Matty Ryan Memorial Kinloch Brae Chase at Thurles.

Voler La Vedette, second in the 2012 World Hurdle, has been retired

January 14th, 2013

Colm Murphy has called time on the racing life of Voler La Vedette with the distinguished mare now bound for a breeding career.

Veteran Irish star Big Zeb to swerve Cheltenham Festival in March

January 11th, 2013

Colm Murphy has confirmed that stable stalwart Big Zeb will swerve Cheltenham this year and wait for Punchestown.

Testing ground would rule out Murphy stable star on Friday

December 26th, 2012

Trainer Colm Murphy has warned Voler La Vedette is not a certain runner in the woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown on Friday.

Voler La Vedette is set to undergo a breathing operation after a disappointing performance in the Hatton's Grace Hurdle

December 3rd, 2012

Voler La Vedette is set to undergo a breathing operation after a slightly disappointing performance in the Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse.

Big Zeb could run at Cork next Sunday before returning to Leopardstown

December 2nd, 2012

Big Zeb could have an outing at Cork next Sunday ahead of attempting to win a fourth Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown.

Quito De La Roque is set to run at either Aintree or Punchestown next weekend

December 2nd, 2012

Trainer Colm Murphy is preparing to run Quito De La Roque at either Aintree or Punchestown next weekend.

Stiff Fortria test for Big Zeb as he bids to win Sunday's race for the fourth successive year

November 9th, 2012

Big Zeb faces four rivals when he bids to win the Irish Form Book Fortria Chase for the fourth year running at Navan on Sunday.

Colm Murphy expects Big Zeb to run a big race in Sunday's Fortria Chase at Navan

November 8th, 2012

Colm Murphy is delighted with the current condition of his veteran Big Zeb ahead of Sunday's Irish Form Book Fortria Chase at Navan.

Vedette ready to return

November 4th, 2012

Voler La Vedette is likely to make her seasonal reappearance later this month but Colm Murphy has yet to decide where she will return.

Quito ready to Roque

October 23rd, 2012

Colm Murphy's Quito De La Roque is on track to defend his crown in the JNwine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal on November 3.

Zeb could step up

September 9th, 2012

Big Zeb could step up in distance this season as the 2010 Queen Mother Champion Chase hero enters the twilight of his career.

Voler to stay in training

April 29th, 2012

Colm Murphy has confirmed his star mare Voler La Vedette will remain in training next season after her fine second to Quevega at Punchestown.

Roque out of Gold Cup

April 23rd, 2012

Ante-post favourite Quito De La Roque has been ruled out of Wednesday's feature race, thetote.com Punchestown Gold Cup.

Quito to Roque Gold Cup

March 29th, 2012

Quito De La Roque will bid to end his season on a high in the Grade One thetote.com Punchestown Gold Cup on April 25.

Voler eyes Punchestown

March 18th, 2012

World Hurdle second Voler La Vedette could be given the chance to go one place better at Punchestown if she comes out of the race in good form.