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The Owner: Michael Hoare
Sophie Mellett
National Hunt breeder, Michael Hoare talks to Sophie Mellett about his longevity in the game, sourcing and selling horses, and the feeling of winning on the track as an owner
23 September 2022 Racing columns
HEART OF RACING: Heather Downey
Heather Downey's role it to promote the sport to the younger generation and help create and develop future fans
23 September 2022 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Speedy finish from stylish Sakheer
The Hannon colt still has to step up to Group 1 level while the filly Stay Alert was the one to note from the Newbury card last weekend
HORSES TO FOLLOW: Five to remember from this week
Ryan McElligott selects five horses to catch his eye over the last week's action
23 September 2022 Racing columns
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Curragh under Dáil scrutiny
HRI CEO Suzanne Eade, answered questions from TDs on the HRI accounts.
23 September 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: 'Heroes' podcast takes gold
Mark Walsh's series was named winner of the Rising Star Award at this week's Irish Podcast Awards
23 September 2022 Racing columns
HARNESS RACING: The master JR collects the Cash
The ladies trot and pace were the two features treble but a treble keeps Patrick Kane in contention for the The Irish Field leading driver
23 September 2022 Racing columns
ANDY BATE: Peacock on a par with previous efforts
Andy looks back at the time performances on the Gowran Friday card where Shane Foley made a winning move on the Harrington filly
23 September 2022 Racing columns
CORINTHIAN CHALLENGE: Stan's the man as Charity race series heats up
The Corinthian Challenge Charity race series is heating up with only one race to go in Leopardstown
23 September 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Elder lemons to reveal their secrets!
RTÉ's Nationwide will feature veteran trainers Kevin Prendergast and John Kiely next Monday
23 September 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Charting the rise of racing between the flags
Leo Powell reviews a new book which celebrates Irish point-to-points
23 September 2022 Racing columns
PARROT MOUTH: Frankie's back at Bellewstown
A bumper attendance is expected at the Co Meath track next Wednesday for the first running of the Barney Curley Charity Cup
23 September 2022 Racing columns