Olivia Hamilton is a contributor to the The Irish Field.
Former Tipperary hurler Donie O’Connell is spokesman for the Men of Forty Eight Syndicate
Fairyhouse Racecourse expect hundreds of racegoers to swap their winter tweeds and furs at their Winter Festival for a woolly colour-fest
Kildare based firm, Equine Medirecord, has developed technology which facilitates the easy recording of medicines administered to racehorses
Longtime ally of her 'soulmate', the late trainer Oliver Brady, Rita Shah has been conferred by the Athlone Institute of Technology with a Distinguished Fellowship for services to Irish society
Dave Stephens has a number of horses in training with different syndicates
There are some mouth-watering items for auction in aid of equine welfare charities at the Sir Peter O'Sullevan lunch at the Dorchester Hotel
Punchestown will be jam-packed full of extra action with the Up The Yard and Huntsman's challenges as well a vintage market and great live music
Down Royal last weekend was the centre of racing action with many ancillary attractions including a best dressed competition sponsored by Billecart-Salmon champagne
Matt Gilsenan, stud manager of Norelands Stud, talks to Olivia Hamilton
14 riders went to post in the final leg of the Corinthian Challenge Charity race series for Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) at Leopardstown Racecourse. The series was won by Graham Atkinson
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