Arkle Sale strength takes market by surprise
Leo Powell
Leo Powell reports from Part 1 of the Goffs Arkle Sale, which was dominated by French-breds
APPRECIATION: A beautiful lady, inside and out
Leo Powell pays tribute to a great friend Jean Pim who died recently
Leo Powell to head Bloodstock Industry Forum
The former Editor of The Irish Field succeeds Jimmy George as Independent Chairman of the body which monitors the conduct of participants in the bloodstock business
ITBA AWARDS: 'Leo is a people person. He’s pure class.'
The perennial MC for the awards ceremony was surprised with a Contribution to the Industry Award
1 March 2024 Racing features
IFHA CONFERENCE: Equine welfare highlighted at IFHA conference
Leo Powell attended this year's IFHA conference held at Saint-Cloud racecourse
6 October 2023 Racing News
EDITORIAL: Farewell, and this is NOT retirement
Leo Powell pens his 1,045th and last editorial for The Irish Field, but this is just a chapter closing and another opening
22 September 2023 Editorial
COMMENT: Let's work together for industry's sake
Breakdown in communication between HSI and affiliate bodies is not good news for the industry
22 September 2023 Sport horse news
LOOKING BACK: A special day for The Irish Field
Leo Powell has three pieces from the first edition of The Irish Field, published 20 years ago this weekend, in the ownership of The Agricultural Trust
22 September 2023 Racing features
EDITORIAL: Comer case hits racing’s image hard
Leo Powell writes about the fallout from the Luke Comer scandal, and its impact on racing's image
15 September 2023 Editorial
EDITORIAL: Few can compare with Aidan
On the cusp of saddling his 4,000th winner, Leo Powell pays tribute to Aidan O'Brien
8 September 2023 Editorial
EDITORIAL: Time of celebration turns into a nightmare
Leo Powell is sad to find that the Racing Academy and Centre of Education is in disarray, at a time when it should be celebrating 50 years in existance
1 September 2023 Editorial
EDITORIAL: Isabel moves to pastures new
Leo Powell pays tribute to a departing colleague, Isabel Hurley, who has made an outstanding contribution to The Irish Field
18 August 2023 Editorial