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Irish Horse
Irish Horse: is Shane Cotter a future champion jump jockey?
Mark Costello
Shane Cotter has made a big impression in point-to-points and looks likely to turn professional, writes Mark Costello.
Irish Horse: reasons to be cheerful
12 June 2024 Eventing
Irish Horse: reasons to be cheerful
Irish Sport Horses are making waves in the USA eventing circuit, reports Helen Sharp.
Racing: fundraising campaign launched for 18-year-old after spinal-cord injury
5 June 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Racing: fundraising campaign launched for 18-year-old after spinal-cord injury
Group 1-winning jockey Niall McCullagh encourages the racing community to support the Cairde Conor intiative, writes Mark Boylan.
Irish Horse: do you like butter?
Helen Sharp discusses an exciting new podcast dedicated to equine welfare and ‘the yellow menace’.
5 June 2024 News
Irish Horse: the way of the innovators
Artificial intelligence and sports data working on the side of equine welfare, writes Helen Sharp.
29 May 2024 News
Irish Horse: breeze-up vendors left swinging in the wind
Brexit continues to have an impact on trading conditions in the thoroughbred market, writes Mark Costello.
29 May 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: donkey work over at last
Helen Sharp heads to the Balmoral Show to seek out the equines and she welcomes new life to her farm.
22 May 2024 News
Irish Horse: why now could be the perfect time to buy a racehorse
There are signs that the market is slowing down with value to be had, writes Mark Costello.
22 May 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: a wayward pony and a helpful saint
In this week's column, Helen Sharp finds support with a lost pony from an unexpected source
15 May 2024 News
Irish Horse: should racecourse admission be free all the time?
One track is leading the way in recruiting new racegoers, writes Mark Costello.
15 May 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: seasons of change
Looking past the wet ground to the season ahead and celebrating social media fame for the new donkey additions to the farm, writes Christa Dillon.
8 May 2024 News
Irish Horse: what will Irish racing look like in 2028?
Horse Racing Ireland has set itself some ambitious targets in its new five-year Strategic Plan, writes Mark Costello.
8 May 2024 Racing & P-2-P