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Trotteur Français February sale

The Irish Harness Racing Association will be holding a sale for Trotter Francais Race Horses in late February 2020. Although the intention was not to hold a sale early 2020 this has now been revisited due to high interest been shown by owners.   We will be looking to bring 15 horses home, this will […]

IHRA National & Regional Awards 2019

IHRA National Awards 2019: Driver of the Year: J. Richardson (40); B. Roche (33)Apprentice of the Year: J. Cowden (13); F. Kavanagh (12)Apprentice of the Year:  Oisin Quill – Winner of the  IHRA Apprentice Trot SeriesTrainer of the Year: W. Flanagan (58); B. Roche (36)Owner of the Year: Meadowbranch (39); IB Stables (19)Pacer of the […]

Irish Succeed in Argentan

The annual  friendship challenge  organised by the International Department of LeTrot at the Hippodrome d’Argentan in  French Normandy, has  finished  with the win and a good set of placings. In professional race Sean Kane, steered his first winner in France.  Prior this race meeting Sean had four 2nd  places  and one fifth on  his LeTrot  […]

Silvano Bello awarded!

A very special moment for very special horse!Silvano Bello, was crowned best Trotteur Français in Ireland in 2019, during beautiful awards ceremony organised by International Department of LeTrot in Mons, Belgium. Silvano Bello is a 13 years old chestnut beauty, that gives his best to brothers Donal and Tadgh Murphy of West Cork.Silvano won 8 […]

IHRA and Regional Awards 2019

Come and celebrate  best of  2019  racing season in  Ireland! Awards  Night will take place On 29th of  November in Kettles Country House, Swords 7pm The following  list of awards will be presented on the night: National IHRA Award Driver of the Year Owner of the Year Trainer of the Year Mare of the Year Pacer Mare […]

Entries 10th Nov

Entries Portmarnock 10.11.19

Oisin Quill wins The 2019 IHRA Apprentice Championship

The 2019 Apprentice Championship took place at  Portmarnock Raceway, consisted of 7 heats and based on points system. Oisin Quill  with 45  points wins the championship and will be the Irish nominee for the 2020 UET  Championship  for Apprentices Oisin will also be crowned IHRA Apprentice of the Year  We would like to thank all apprentices […]

End of Season

The Racecourse Committee after deliberation have decided to change the end of season date to Sunday 10th of November.   The reasons behind this is we have the Trotter Francais leading Driver and Owner in Mons, Belgium on the following week. On the same weekend we have our Annual Drivers Challenge in Argentan with 16 […]

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