In view of the continuing exceptional demand for opportunities to run in National Hunt races, HRI and the IHRB have agreed that, for National Hunt meetings only from May 13 to June 18 at which point there is the seasonal break, the requirement for one stable for every declared runner will be temporarily suspended. During this period racecourses will be permitted to re-use some stables, ensuring that they are cleaned out adequately in between.
It is stressed that this is a one-off exception due to the exceptional high demand at present, which has been caused in part by the cessation of Point-To-Point Racing until its recent resumption. The one stable one horse requirement will continue to apply for all Flat racemeetings, and then also for National Hunt racemeetings from July onwards. Trainers are also asked to note that field size limits in races are being altered right up to declaration time (10am) to maximise the number of runners each day based on stable capacity.
The Killarney Outlook H'cap (Race 110E) will be divided at this meeting.
The DundalkStadium.com H'cap (Race 111E) may be divided if sufficient declarations are received.
Vaccination notices will be available on RÁS from Tuesday 13th April, to assist trainers with vaccination information. Please see attached for full details
HRI and Equuip, in association with Weatherbys, will be hosting online demonstration sessions to assist with any issues that trainers and secretaries may be experiencing when using the Weatherbys vaccination app. If you are interested in attending a session, please email [email protected]
IHRB have announced that Trainers now have the option to declare non-runners and reserves directly on the RÁS system. While they can continue to use the non-runner line (045-445645) to declare non-runners and reserves, this facility is now also available at any time on RÁS. Trainers are reminded the deadline for declaring reserves to run is by 11am while the deadline for non-runners is by 90 minutes before the time of the first race. However, to allow reserves the chance to run, non-runners must be declared by 11am.
Trainers please see details of upcoming Business Growth Programmes for the Equine sector run by Local Enterprise Offices.
Please see revised Covid-19 protocols as racing continues behind closed doors
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Irish trained horses are permitted to participate again in all British races other than Class 5 and 6 handicaps/classified stakes on the Flat, and Class 5 handicaps over Jumps. Any such runners would remain subject to the relevant British Government regulations in place at the time. The new restrictions are intended to balance the importance of GB-trained horses being given an opportunity to run, especially in low-grade handicaps, with the requirement to improve the quality of racing and see the best possible horses compete, and encourage international competition.
This approach will remain under constant review with the possibility of a return to tighter restrictions in the future if circumstances change, including all changes to relevant Government regulations.
The Health Screening Check-In Area will open 3 hours before the first race and close 30 minutes before the last race. Attendees who arrive after this time will not be permitted to enter the racecourse. The only exception will be for the first race meeting behind closed doors at a racecourse whereby the Health Screening Check-In Area will open 4 hours before the first and close 30 minutes before the last. Attendees who arrive after this time will not be permitted to enter the racecourse.
All permitted attendees to race meetings will be required to complete a pre-return online questionnaire by no later than 6pm two days before their first race meeting and by no later than 6pm the day before each race meeting they are due to attend after that. On completion of the health screening questionnaire a barcode specific to you will be generated (this will be a different barcode for each day). You must bring this barcode to the race meeting for scanning on the day - it can be on your phone or printed out.
Please log on to http://wwww.ihrb.ie/health-screening for further details where you will also find raceday information specific to each racecourse.
Please remember you will need your AIR Card (if applicable) or name on a pre-determined list AND your Health Screening Barcode to gain entry to each race meeting.There will be no exceptions.
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Sun, 9th May 2021
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Sunday, 09th May 2021
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Racing tips will be available before 10.30am on racedays
17:20 Ir.Stallion Farms EBF (F) INH Flat Race
17:00 Lily & Wild Take-Away Picnic H'cap
16:45 Mallow H'cap H'dle (Div 2)
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Following a dry day @KillarneyRaces Tomorrow, Monday & Tuesday is now good (NH - watering) & yielding, good to yiel… https://t.co/5LO1elsUkW
Following 17mm of rain @LeopardstownRC is now good to yielding. Mainly dry Saturday, frequent showers through Sunday.
Following 18mm of rain, @RoscommonRaces (Tuesday) is now soft to heavy. Widespread showers, heavy on Sunday/Monday… https://t.co/s6fU6Ru9oL
Following 15mm of rain overnight, @KillarneyRaces (Sun, Mon & Tue) is now good to yielding (NH - watering as requir… https://t.co/4mwhDGeQas
Following 9mm of rain overnight @corkracecourse (today) is now good, good to yielding in places. Mainly dry today.
Following 14mm of rain overnight, @NaasRacecourse (today) is now yielding to soft. Light rain at present, clearing this morning.
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Following a dry & breezy morning @corkracecourse (today & tomorrow) is now good, good to firm in places (Straight)… https://t.co/fYyyTVJV40
The ground @DownpatrickRace (Friday) is good. Cool & dry day ahead
The ground @corkracecourse (today & tomorrow) is good (Flat) & good (NH - watering). Dry today, rain overnight clea… https://t.co/jmykMbfLaO
The ground @LeopardstownRC (Sunday) is good, good to firm in places. Remaining cool with 15mm (approx) of rain tonight. Showers Sunday
The ground @KillarneyRaces (Sunday, Monday & Tuesday) is good (Flat) & good (NH - watering). Up to 10mm (approx) of rain prior to racing.
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ADDITIONAL race added to programme @DundalkStadium on Wed - a 3yo 45-65 h'cap over 8f (HRI Race 111G) which closes… https://t.co/p8NdIJDiRW
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Following 5mm of rain overnight @KillarneyRaces (Sunday, Monday & Tuesday) is good (NH & Flat). Mainly dry forecast… https://t.co/pS8vTKUROS
@corkracecourse (Friday & Saturday) is good (NH - watering) & good to firm (Flat - watering). Stalls situated in ce… https://t.co/s3gmb1Uk7X
Following 25mm of rain since entries, @DownpatrickRace (Friday) is now good, good to yielding in places. Dry foreca… https://t.co/a6XqmuSLIj
@GowranPark1 today is soft. Mainly dry & mild with the chance of the odd passing shower
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Following a dry morning, @BallinrobeRaces is now soft, yielding in places. Potential for heavy wintery showers later this evening
Closes for entry at 12 noon today 🕰 https://t.co/UFLm83xy3y
Additional race added to the programme @LeopardstownRC (Sunday) 10f fillies maiden (closes for entry today at 12 noon)
Additional race @NaasRacecourse (Sat) closes today - 7f fillies maiden
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