HRI will have a Customer Support Representative at Tattersalls August National Hunt Sale this week, 14th – 16th August. Please feel welcome to visit with any Racing Department questions or queries. We are located upstairs from the sales ring
Trainers are reminded that they must keep all horse in training records up-to-date on the RÁS system as per Rule 148. I.H.R.B. stable inspections are based on the records submitted to Horse Racing Ireland via the RÁS system.
CARE is now offering subsidised HGV driving training to all.
Please note that it is now mandatory that any markings submitted to Horse Racing Ireland for naming, duplicate passports or markings updates MUST BE TYPED.
This is a requirement implemented by Weatherbys Ireland at the request of the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine. If you have any queries or questions on this please contact the Registrations Section on 045 455424.
Trainers are reminded that if your horse becomes a reserve on the racecard, you are now obliged to declare it as either a runner or a non-runner to the dedicated Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) line (045-445645). Declaration must be made at least 90 minutes before the scheduled off-time of the first race in accordance with Rule 194 (iii) (a) or (b).
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Torcedor to leave Jessica Harrington’s yard following sale
Top-class stayer Torcedor is to leave Jessica Harrington’s yard after being sold to continue his racing career in Germany with Andreas Wohler. The six-year-old has enjoyed an excellent season thus far, winning the Sagaro Stakes at Ascot in May before being placed behind the John Gosden-trained Strad
Pincheck on the mark with comfortable Desmond verdict
Jessica Harrington has set her sights on Irish Champions Weekend with Pincheck following his clear-cut victory in the Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday. The four-year-old returned from a 90-day break in style as he triumphed by three and a quarter lengths under C
Jim Bolger eyes Debutante bid for Leopardstown scorer Operatic Export
Operatic Export is set for a swift jump in class following her victory in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Maiden at Leopardstown on Thursday. Making her racecourse debut, the Jim Bolger-trained filly was sent off a 14-1 shot under Kevin Manning, with Aidan O’Brien’s Firefly the 2-1 favourite fo
Thundering Blue added to International field at York
Connections of Thundering Blue have taken the plunge and supplemented the grey for the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday. Trainer David Menuisier and owner Clive Washbourn were persuaded to add the five-year-old grey to the field for the extended 10-furlong Group One at a cost of £
Rachael Blackmore hits Tramore double
Championship leading jockey Rachael Blackmore doubled her score at the first stage of the Tramore festival as punters generally got the better of the exchanges at the seaside venue. It would not be Tramore if there weren’t a plethora of locally-trained winners, and there wasn’t a much better way to
Kew Gardens heads 16 contenders for Voltigeur victory at York
Kew Gardens is among eight Aidan O’Brien-trained possibles for the Sky Bet Voltigeur Stakes at York on Wednesday. The Grand Prix de Paris winner currently heads the ante-post betting for the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster next month. O’Brien is keeping his options open for next week’s Group Two
Irish raider primed for Newbury feature
Willie McCreery is hoping not much rain falls at Newbury for Lethal Promise ahead of the Byerley Stud Stakes at Newbury on Friday. The five-furlong contest for two-year-old fillies, registered as the St Hugh’s Stakes, has been picked as the next port of call by the County Kildare handler for his sma
Amedeo Modigliani nearing return to action
Aidan O’Brien is looking forward to seeing Amedeo Modigliani make his return from injury in the near future. The son of Galileo finished third behind esteemed stablemate Gustav Klimt on his racecourse debut at the Curragh last July, but has not been seen in competitive action since running out an im
Gordon Elliott looking to Flaxen Flare to burn off Tramore rivals
The opening EY Chase is the most valuable contest on a seven-race card at Tramore on Thursday evening. A field of eight runners has assembled for the 20,000 euro feature, with Gearoid O’Loughlin’s veteran Jarob setting the standard on ratings in the hands of 7lb claimer Conor Orr. His rivals include
Spruce Meadows lined up for Dundalk repeat
On the greyhound racing front Dundalk staged one of its highlights when the final of the Bar-One Racing Irish Sprint Cup was run at the venue on Wednesday night. Quality is again in evidence as horses return to the County Louth track on Friday. Bookmaker Bar-One show their support for Dundalk on thi
Urban Fox in contention for French trip
Ground conditions will dictate whether Urban Fox will bid for her second Group One success of the season in the Prix Jean Romanet at Deauville on Sunday. Following a striking success in the Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh last month, the William Haggas-trained four-year-old ran with credit when t
Snowy Winter edges out Gowran rivals to claim Hurry Harriet prize
Snowy Winter sprang a 25-1 surprise as she claimed Listed honours in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Hurry Harriet Stakes at Gowran on Wednesday. Trained by Archie Watson in Lambourn, Snowy Winter was last seen when being beaten sixth lengths into second over an extended 10 furlongs at York last month.
Colin Keane and Joseph O’Brien hit Gowran doubles
Colin Keane and Joseph O’Brien were the men to follow at Gowran Park on Wednesday evening, with both completing doubles. Keane was first to achieve his brace, with his initial success coming on Giga White in the opening Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden. Fourth and third on his first two starts, the G
On The Go Again targeting Desmond redemption following Cork disappointment
Michael Mulvany is hoping On The Go Again can put a recent disappointing performance at Cork behind him when he makes a quick return to action in the Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday. The five-year-old gelding was last of seven behind Making Light in last Saturd
Sydney Opera House looks to call the tune
Aidan O’Brien appears to hold the key to Thursday’s Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) Maiden at Leopardstown with Sydney Opera House heading a team of three in the one-mile heat. Sydney Opera House, who is a half-brother to last year’s Melbourne Cup hero Rekindling, boasts a couple of Group One entri
Towcester’s future in the balance
The future of Towcester racecourse is up in the air after it was announced the company which owns the track is taking steps to place the business into administration. In a statement issued through Facebook, Towcester Racecourse Company Limited – the proprietors of Towcester Racecourse – said it was
Kew Gardens and Old Persian to clash in Great Voltigeur at York
Aidan O’Brien intends to send Kew Gardens to York for the Sky Bet Great Voltigeur Stakes on Wednesday week. The Galileo colt has had a fine season, having won the Queen’s Vase at Royal Ascot and the Grand Prix de Paris at Longchamp. Kew Gardens is now a leading contender for the St Leger at Doncaste
Ingleby Mackenzie goes for gold at Tramore
The Pat Woodbyrne Memorial Handicap Hurdle is the feature on the opening day of the August Festival at Tramore, with the Eoin Doyle trained Ingleby Mackenzie likely to prove popular with punters in this two-mile contest. Successful over the course and distance in June, the son of Sixties Icon follow
Pat Smullen remains positive in cancer battle
Pat Smullen is “on to the next step” of his recovery as he continues to receive treatment for a tumour which was found earlier this year The nine-times champion Irish Flat jockey was diagnosed in March and has now completed his required course of chemotherapy. He will undergo surgery next and after
Galway winner Hermosa set for Irish Champions Weekend
Aidan O’Brien is looking to run Hermosa during Irish Champions Weekend following her victory at Galway. The daughter of Galileo stepped up on her debut run at the Curragh to open her account in a 13-runner maiden over seven furlong. “Hermosa, who won in Galway, is probably one for Champions Weekend,
Fri, 17th August 2018
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Friday, 17th Aug 2018
Good. Selective watering to maintain ...
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20:20 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
20:05 Marthas & The Ritz Bar (Ladies) M'dn
19:50 Bulmers Live At Leopardstown H'cap
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The ground @SligoRaces (Tuesday) remains good following 5mm of rain overnight. Forecast for heavy rain (approx 15-2… https://t.co/UNXVGCicTX
Following 5mm of rain last night the ground @KillarneyRaces (Wed to Sat) remains good to firm (NH) & good to firm, good in places (Flat).
The ground @TramoreRaces (Today, Sat & Sun) is good. Selective watering to maintain will continue over the weekend.
The ground @RoscommonRaces (Monday) is now good. Raining presently with up to 8mm of rain possible today & a furth… https://t.co/4fPTQCOw3i
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Following a light shower the ground @LeopardstownRC today is now good to firm, good in places.
We are here for day 3 of the August NH sale @tatts_ireland! Feel welcome to visit with any questions or queries, lo… https://t.co/wrHHOZVKKR
The ground @KillarneyRaces (Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat) is good to firm (NH) & good to firm, good in places (Flat).
@LeopardstownRC today is good to firm after 2mm of rain. Watering final 2f & pull up area this morning. Some shower… https://t.co/awlyqiwban
The ground @SligoRaces (Tuesday) is good. Heavy showers over the next few days.
The ground @TramoreRaces (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun) remains good. Scattered showers for the next few days.
RAS Twitter @HRI_Racing
Following 6mm of rain the ground @TramoreRaces (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun) is now good. Currently raining.
@LeopardstownRC (Thursday) is good to firm. Selective watering continues today. Generally dry forecast with occasio… https://t.co/6xfGfOnC9q
The ground @gowranpark remains good, good to firm in places. Overcast at present with showers forecast for later today.
@Roscommon (Monday) is good, good to firm in places. Risk of showers over coming days, possibly tuning heavy late W… https://t.co/VhG7idAx7f
The ground @TramoreRaces (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun) is good, good to firm in places. Overcast today with mixed forecast for next few days.
RAS Twitter @HRI_Racing
@LeopardstownRC (Thursday) is good to firm (selective watering). Remaining mainly dry today with some light drizzle… https://t.co/zTn3ErfRig
We are @tatts_ireland for the August NH sale! Located upstairs from sales ring, come visit with any questions or queries
The ground @TramoreRaces (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun) is now good, good to firm in places. Selective watering continues. Rain forecast tomorrow.
The ground @gowranpark (Wednesday) is good, good to firm in places. Forecast mainly dry today with showers forecast overnight and tomorrow.
RAS Twitter @HRI_Racing
The ground @LeopardstownRC (Thursday) is good to firm following 3mm of rain over the weekend. Watering will commenc… https://t.co/81cUdomlQz
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