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Prix de Coupes De Amateurs 2019

This morning, the IHRA has received confirmation that Jonathan Cowden will participate in this years event. The list of the competitors can be seen here.   Congratulations and Best of Luck to Jonathan in Vincennes on January 26th.  

Prix De Coupes Des Amateurs 2019

The IHRA are pleased to announce that once again we have the opportunity to nominate a driver to participate in the Prix de Coupe Des Amateurs at Vincennes on Saturday 26th January as part of the Prix d’Amerique racing weekend. This year we have nominated our leading Amateur Driver Jonathan Cowden. The competing drivers will be […]

IHRA Island of Ireland Awards 2018

During the 2018 season, the Board of Directors, in consultation with the sub committees, decided to honour the best individuals and horses that we have seen in the season. The awards were based on wins and places where necessary on performances in 2018 only and are based on performances in all three regions; Annaghmore, Cork […]

The Board of Directors of the IHRA would like to reassure all concerned that issues being raised on social media that there is some inherient agreement or policy in place with regards to the continued support for pacing races and breeding of pacers in Ireland are completely without foundation. The continuous feed of misinformation by […]

2019 Fixture List

The IHRA are pleased to announce that the 2019 Calendar is now available in the Fixtures & Results Tab above. All dates have been confirmed with all promoters prior advertising.    

The IHRA office will remain closed until Monday 14th January, all queries will be dealt with if you send a request by email to info@irishharnessracing .com or alternatively leave a voice message on the answering service.

IHRA 2018 Review

2018 has been yet another success story for the Irish Harness Racing Association with numerous achievements in the twelve-month period. As our new year approaches, here is a recap what can only be described as a tremendous year of racing for both of pacers and trotters, with record number of races ran for record prizemoney […]

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, […]

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