NEWS: Racecourse crowd numbers holding up
Mark Costello
British tracks have reported significant falls in attendance but that does not seem to be as big an issue here
AROUND THE COUNTRY: Loughmelvin Cochrann impresses at Stradbally
After a two-year absence, action returned to Stradbally Hall for the Laois Branch of the Irish Draught Horse Breeders Association's one-day event
MARGIE MCLOONE: Former racehorses on parade at Balmoral
Woodland Opera could be back to defend his title in the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association racehorse to riding horse class at Balmoral
INTERNATIONAL: Grooms Association recognised by FEI
The not-for-profit professional association has been established to achieve greater representation and career recognition for grooms
29 April 2022 Sport horse news
NEWS: IFA calls for breeder supports
Leo Powell has news of a call from the IFA's Richard Kenndy for financial support for breeders
25 April 2022 Latest News
NEWS: UK vet highlights horrific suffering of Ukraine’s horses
David Rendle of the British Equine Veterinary Association reported Ukraine are in dire need of veterinary supplies
22 April 2022 Sport horse news
PARROT MOUTH: No dream is too big
The Punchestown Kidney Research Fund Charity Race was founded in 1990 and has raised €1.6 million to date. Twenty-five brave amateur jockeys line up again this year
22 April 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Tracks urged to support stablestaff initiative
Best-turned-out prizes are "the truest reflection of the standard of care being given across the industry", says HRI director
1 April 2022 Racing News
IDHBA STALLION PARADE: Back to business for stallion owners
After a two-year absence, the IDHBA traditional stallion parade returned to Mullingar as Susan Finnerty reports
25 March 2022 Breeding and sales
NEWS: Minister meets racing officials in Japan
We could see more Japanese-trained runners in Irish races, following the example of Deirdre in the 2019 Irish Champion Stakes
18 March 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Irish racecourses saunas closed permanently
Saunas on Irish racecourses are to remain closed permanently; safety allowance for jockeys to increase to 4lb - reaction from jockeys
7 March 2022 Latest News
EDITORIAL: Time to reflect and celebrate
Leo Powell asks for consideration to be given to Oisin Murphy, and for readers to join in celebration of the breeders' awards
25 February 2022 Editorial