Time for Racing to Change Its Tune?

Time For Some New Thinking? AS soon-to-be-retired chairman of Horse Racing Ireland, Joe Keeling, introduced the HRI Awards 2017 in December his frustration with Government and its cabinet became all too clear. With the Minister for Agriculture, Food and...

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Anatomy of a Breeze-Up Sale

“There are no two-furlong races.”  It seems a simple concept: prepare a young two-year-old to run for his or her life over two furlongs, impress the judges sufficiently and sit back and reap the dividend in the sales ring a few hours later. Breeze-Up sales...

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That Point-to-Point

The Aintree Grand National witnessed a remarkable result this year if you are a fan of walking in muddy fields with the rain pelting down, otherwise known as point-to-pointing. I must admit I am partial to that particular day out and I love to scamper out...

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'The Accountant who knows his Assert from his Elbio'