Racing
BERNARD BARRY: Leading riders and horses have been the stars of the season
Irish Field Contributor
Our columnist signs off for the current campaign by saluting the humans and horses who have made it such a memorable season
BERNARD BARRY: Good communication is vital for hunts and stewards
It's not easy to get racegoers through the gates, and they need to be kept informed of what's happening
BERNARD BARRY: Work to be done on racehorse ownership
Prize money is not the only thing that racehorse owners require to feel valued
BERNARD BARRY: Time to question the autumn season
Our columnist is coming around to the view that there are too many fixtures and not enough horses
7 April 2017 Point-to-Point
BERNARD BARRY: All to play for as season enters home straight
Title battles look set to go all the way, local politician knows his stuff, and musings on the fixture list changes
7 April 2017 Point-to-Point
BERNARD BARRY: Four-year-old form you can take to the bank
We are being spoilt by the number of potential stars running in maidens this month, if you believe the rumours and sales prices
24 February 2017 Point-to-Point
BERNARD BARRY: Killinick heroes espouse spirit of pointing
Here’s hoping families like the Devereuxs of Lingstown stay involved in the sport
13 January 2017 Point-to-Point
BERNARD BARRY: Rule 4 can work in favour of punters too
The on-course bookmaker recalls an occasion when a late withdrawal led to a bumper payout at Punchestown
13 January 2017 Point-to-Point
BERNARD BARRY: Points struggle as autumn season ends
The on-course bookmaker talks about a frustrating season where meetings have struggled with attendances
16 December 2016 Point-to-Point
BERNARD BARRY: Greyhound racing gets one last chance
The biggest political shock of the year was not Brexit or Donald Trump but an Australian vote in favour of greyhound racing
16 December 2016 Point-to-Point
BERNARD BARRY: GoFund me page for Stella McGrath
A charity page for Stella McGrath has been organised after her injuries in a horrific fall
16 December 2016 Point-to-Point
BERNARD BARRY: Fixture clashes not helping hunts
The on-course bookmaker revives his column to highlight what he sees are obvious problems with the point-to-point fixture list
18 November 2016 Point-to-Point