NEWS: Tracks tempted by €100,000 media rights bid
Mark Costello
There are unconfirmed reports that the Arena Racecourse Company has suggested it would pay Irish tracks €100,000 per meeting for media rights
24 March 2023 Racing features
AIR: On Course: Curragh and Naas: The flat is back
Leo Powell looks forward to this weekend’s action, featuring the return of the flat season
17 March 2023 Racing features
AIR: On Course: Galway: Rarin’ to go in the ciry of the tribes
In this week’s 350th Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR) column, Leo Powell looks ahead to an exciting summer racing festival at Ballybrit
AIR: On Course: Thurles: Molony ends current season on a high
Leo Powell turns his attention to the Premier County, as Thurles manager Kate Molony tells about plans for their final meeting of the current National Hunt season
10 March 2023 Racing features
NEWS: More tracks press pause on new media rights deal
The €47 million per annum deal has widespread support but at least seven racecourses are not prepared to sign it at the moment
3 March 2023 Racing News
AIR: Wexford: Racing, fun and more in Wexford
Leo Powell takes a closer look at all that Wexford has to offer as it prepares for the opening meeting of their season tomorrow, Sunday March 5th
3 March 2023 Racing features
NEWS: Media rights deal hinges on Tuesday meeting
There are reports that one Irish racecourse could be sold in the near future and is not in a position to sign a new media rights agreement until the matter is resolved
28 February 2023 Racing News
AIR: Navan: Spring is in the air for McGarry and team
Leo Powell catches up with Aidan McGarry and his team at Navan as they gear up for racing on March 4th, 11th and 29th
17 February 2023 Racing features
AIR: On Course: Gowran Park: Something for lovers
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR) highlight some gift ideas from its member racecourses to Leo Powell
10 February 2023 Racing features
NEWS: 'HRI should not own any racecourses'
New racecourse group says it has received many messages of support since going public with its grievance over media rights payments
3 February 2023 Racing News
AIR: On Course: Down Royal: A million reasons for thanks
Leo Powell shines a spotlight on Down Royal and its charitable efforts over the last 20 years
3 February 2023 Racing features
AIR: ON COURSE: Leopardstown: Something different for the bank holiday
Leo Powell was updated this week on plans for the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown on Saturday and Sunday, February 4th and 5th
27 January 2023 Racing features