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EOGHAÍN WARD: Year of recovery but causes for concern going forward
Eogháin Ward
A stark drop in the number of older horses with hunter certificates is a significant cause for concern and has the Irish point sector moving closer to the British equivalent, writes Eoghaín Ward
19 November 2021 Point-to-Point
EOGHÁIN WARD: Cheltenham trade highlights value of points
The great appetite still exists for young horses that have proven themselves in the Irish pointing system
HEART OF RACING: Eoghain Ward
Eoghain Ward of P2P.ie and RTÉ Radio One caught the racing bug at a young age and hasn't looked back
PREVIEW: WEXFORD SATURDAY: Gris Gris can come out on top
Eoghain Ward previews the Wexford card where some newcomers could make their mark
19 March 2021 Previews
POINT-TO-POINT: Space Cadet to go chasing
Gearóid O’Loughlin-trained Space Cadet looks set to go chasing after his victory in the open lightweight for novice riders; For Rita made a trip from Cork worth while for Louis Archdeacon
11 October 2019 Point-to-Point
PARROT MOUTH: Eogháin does some classic talking
Wild excitement in the RTÉ Radio 1studio when Phoenix Of Spain won; the Drogheda Memorial Fund Golf Classic day on Monday, July 1st
31 May 2019 Inside Racing
EOGHAIN WARD: Entries hit the 232 mark
Sunday’s fixture at Bartlemy has attracted an entry of 232, which is by far the biggest entry of the season while Mid-Antrim’s Loughanmore point-to-point has attracted 193 entries
11 May 2018 Point-to-Point
EOGHAIN WARD: Belharbour battles through tough times
Eoghain Ward talks to Co Clare hunt point-to-point secretary Paul O’Neill about how his committee turned the fortunes of their meetings around
30 March 2018 Point-to-Point
EOGHAIN WARD: Risks associated with horse falls on the point-to-point track
Researchers at CAFRE Enniskillen and Hartpury University Centre have undertaken a case control study to investigate race level risk factors associated with horse falls in Irish point-to-point races
23 March 2018 Point-to-Point
EOGHAIN WARD: Mid-season review
The 2018 point-to-point season is now truly passed the midway point and Eoghain Ward reviews the leaderboards which are shaping up to be just as tight as always
23 February 2018 Point-to-Point
EOGHAIN WARD: Bowe's dream campaign
In the second part of Colin Bowe's stable tour he focuses on the well-bred four-year-old’s at Milestone Stables, and runs through the next batch of potential star names to be on the lookout for
23 February 2018 Point-to-Point
EOGHAIN WARD: New strings to his Bowe
Eoghain Ward speaks to trainer Colin Bowe about his upcoming quality fuelled team of four-year-olds currently in training at Milestone Stables
16 February 2018 Point-to-Point