Cheltenham 2018 – Day Four

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They said last year was a freak result and could never be achieved again.  Now following another six winners at Cheltenham yesterday Irish trained horses have won 15 in total at this year’s Festival with one day to go. It may … Continue reading

Cheltenham 2018 – Day Three

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The Irish are flying at Cheltenham and none more so than trainer Willie Mullins who added another two yesterday to his three from Tuesday to head the Top Trainer list with as many winners already as would normally take the … Continue reading

Cheltenham 2018 – Day Two

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Cheltenham is all about speed and jumping so it is appropriate that one of the most engaged competitors from Irish sport at Cheltenham today will be World Champion hurdler Derval O’Rourke. O’Rourke’s passion these days is food and encouraging people … Continue reading

Cheltenham 2018 – Day One

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It is the biggest National Hunt festival of the year and while an estimated 20,000 Irish fans will travel over to Prestbury Park over the next four days there will be plenty of live coverage to keep people up to … Continue reading

€400 Million + On the Line

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It promises to be some week for sport and while a potential Grand Slam will dominate Saturday for many, Tuesday to Thursday will present a lot more opportunities for a head to head clash of Champions between England and Ireland … Continue reading

Racing’s New Dawn, F1 Style

Ireland may never get to host a Formula One race or win a Formula One World Championship but a sport in which we do excel has announced steps to replicate the global competitive nature of that sport and who knows… … Continue reading

Sample It, Savour It

The thrill and excitement of owning a racehorse was laid out in the Sunday Business Post yesterday with testimonials from a variety of those who have been involved so far in the ‘Experience It’ campaign being run by Horse Racing … Continue reading

Racing Confirms Broadcast Switch

Irish horse racing is to leave the satellite channel AtTheRaces at the end of 2018 and switch to the subscription channel Racing UK operated by Racecourse Media Group. The change comes about under the existing broadcast rights agreement which Horse … Continue reading

Changes Ahead For Racing on TV

RTÉ Sport and Horse Racing Ireland announced on the eve of the first Dublin Racing Festival that they have agreed on a new broadcasting deal for increased live coverage of Irish horse racing for the next three years. Under the … Continue reading