087 255 8587
Leo Powell is Managing Editor of The Irish Field since its purchase by the Agricultural Trust in 2003. With an equine family background he was always likely to pursue a career with horses and joined Ballsbridge International Bloodstock Sales (later Tattersalls Ireland) on leaving school, starting in the pedigree department and advancing to the role of Bloodstock Manager. He left the company in 1988 and joined Goffs as National Hunt Manager, later filling roles as Sales Director and Marketing Director. Leo joined The Irish Field having previously written a breeding column for the paper and a racing column for the Irish Farmers Journal. He has served in many roles within the industry, including Naas Racecourse, the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association and many more. He has a myriad of interests that include sports of all kinds (a lifelong Manchester City fan), music, reading, book collecting, cinema, theatre and food.
Leo Powell reports on the Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham April Sale, which lacked quality in the catalogue and suffered declines as a consequence
Leo Powell reports on the Tattersalls Craven Breeze-Up Sale which was dominated by sons of Scat Daddy
Leo Powell looks at the trade for quality fillies at the 2018 Tattersalls Craven Breeze-Up Sale
The 2018 Tattersalls Craven Breeze-Up Sale produced strong figures but was not all plain sailing, writes Leo Powell