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IHRA Office Closure

The IHRA office will be closed from 13.00pm today, December 13th. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

IHRA Committee Meeting 8th of December

Last Saturday, all three sub committee’s of the IHRA (Stakeholders, Breeding & Racecourse) met firstly for a joint meeting. The following items were discussed; Department of Agriculture & Strategic Plan Update, International Weekend Update from the Annual Reunion of Signatory Countries, 2018 AGM, 2018 Awards, New Rulebook, Review of Argentan French-Irish Raceday, Review of VDM, […]

Celebrating the best in Paris

Congratulations to Sheehy brothers and all connections of  Vigo de Bassiere winning   Leading Trotteur Francais of the Year title in Ireland! Kieran and John Sheehy traveled to Paris on 30th of November to receive an award at the ceremony organised by LeTrot and celebrated their achievements with the the best trainers, owners and drivers in Europe. […]

Review of Handicap System & Claiming Races

At next month’s stakeholders committee meeting, a review of both the IHRA Handicap System & Claiming Races will take place. Should any member wish to contribute to this review, please email , with “Handicap & Claiming Review” in the subject bar, before Friday 7th December.   

IHRA Office

The IHRA office will be closed all day tomorrow, Wednesday 14th November due to Annual Leave. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Portmarnock Raceway 11th November

Please find attached the Race card as per tonight’s draw. First Race 1.30pm  Race card

Argentan 2018

On Sunday 18th November, the now Annual French-Irish Driving Challenge will take place in Argentan Racecourse in Normandy. This year, the board of directors of Argentan racecourse, in conjunction with Le Trot have organised for the first time, a challenge race for apprentice drivers (U25)  to compete on the 1325 metre track. An Irish Delegation […]

November 11th Entry List

Please find attached the full list of entries and the current grades of horses entered for this coming Sunday. All horses on this list are liable for the required entry fee. The grades are the horses current grades prior to receiving their c class allowances or claiming price tags. Entry List 11th November 2018

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