A proud racing tradition with deep roots

By Daletta ARTHUR Moore’s appeal, through the letters column in The Irish Times, for the resumption of racing in this country certainly caught one’s eye. It also served as a timely reminder of the recent closure of his prep school...

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Horse racing to return on 8 June

By John Foley Horse racing will resume in Ireland behind closed doors on Monday 8 June. The government confirmed after today’s cabinet meeting that they had brought forward their initial date of 29 June for the sport’s return. The last...

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Coronavirus has done what two World Wars could not

By Daletta THE recent re-run of that enjoyable documentary on the Irish Grand National alluded to the fact that only...

Thursday, 23/04/20 - 8:30am Read More

How to ride a blind horse!

By Daletta ‘THIS was a splendid colt; he had retired into winter quarters the favourite two-year-old, winner of the Woodcote...

Friday, 17/04/20 - 10:57am Read More

Irish horse racing raises €50,000 for Feed The Heroes

An online auction of racing items and memorabilia donated by the Irish racing and breeding industry has helped raise €50,000...

Thursday, 16/04/20 - 4:00pm Read More

Sports Profile: Patrick Mullins

Patrick Mullins What was your childhood ambition? Not to grow too tall. Growing up, who was your sporting hero? Ryan...

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