Horse Racing

1,000 Guineas at Curragh looks too close to call

Preview 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh

With just a few days left to go before one of the highlights of the Irish horseracing calendar gets underway, there’s not much certainty over who is likely to walk away with the big prize in the Irish 1,000 Guineas at Curragh. At the moment, it looks like there are three frontrunners with the rest of the field pretty hard to separate.

Our Conor - Triumph Hurdle Winner??

Triumph Hurdle Cheltenham - Our Conor

  • After his victory in the Grade 1 Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown, Our Conor (IRE) has jumped to be top of the market for the JCB Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham in March.

Indecon Report on Irish Horse Racing Industry

Indecon Report on Irish Horse Racing Industry

Kauto Star - The Greatest National Hunt Horse Ever

Kauto Star is an 11-year-old equine legend who has won a historic fifth King George VI Chase at Kempton Park.

Irish at Doncaster

Irish Trainers at Doncaster

Record Cheltenham Festival For Irish Horses

  • A magnificent weeks racing took place in Cheltenham last week and it was crowned by amazing performances by Irish bred and trained horses. Irish trainers scooped a record-breaking 13 of the 27 races run including six of the seven races on Wednesday. Irish bred horses won 15 races including 8 of the 12 Grade 1 races.

Shaping The Future Of Irish Racing Forum

ITBA Southern Region Forum on Irish Racing

  • In what was a seminal meeting, representatives from every spectrum of the Irish racing industry gathered at the Horse And Jockey Hotel in the equally aptly named town of Horse And Jockey in Co. Tipperary on Tuesday 1st March for a ground-breaking Forum organised by the Southern Region of the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association.
  • Billed as an opportunity to ‘Have Your Say’ the Forum did just that, as the lecture theatre was filled to capacity by 200 racing enthusiasts, most of whom were industry professionals involved at the highest level. The panel, too, had been well-chosen, guaranteeing innovative ideas and the assurance all suggestions would be considered and implemented if possible by the relevant bodies. It is the first time such an open floor has been offered to such influential industry leaders and enthusiasts.
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