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Following the Regional Awardsnight for Portmarnock & Annaghmore Raceways, the IHRA are set to announce the overall award winners and subsequent runner ups in the combined three regions once racing is completed on this coming Sunday November 11th. The awards are based on the number of wins in the 2018 season and placings may determine […]

IHRA Trotteur Francais Drivers Top

The IHRA has confirmed that Vigo de Bassiere will be crowned as leading Irish Trotter in Vincennes at the International Weekend hosted by Le Trot in Paris in three weeks time. Sean Kane becomes best trot driver of  the season in Ireland in  professional category ( 18 wins, 21x 2nd, 23x 3rd places) & Jonathan Cowden in Apprentice category […]

Mobile Office

Mobile office for HarnessRacing Cork  fully Financed by The Department of Agriculture under the Equine Support Scheme as part of the Departments support for the IHRA Stud Book. Freshly painted and ready for new season! 🏆🐎🏆🐎🏆

Portmarnock Racecard November 4th

Please note First Race 1.30pm Portmarnock Racecard 

Portmarnock Entry List 4th November

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. 4th November Portmarnock

Trotter of the Year 2018

Congratulations to Kieran Sheehy and all connections of VIGO DE BASSIERE on winning Trotter of the Year title in Ireland! Kieran will be traveling to Paris in early December to receive an award at the International Weekend in Vincennes along with best trotters in Europe! It was a tight battle between three horses until the very last race […]

Portmarnock Racecard

Integrity Update

The IHRA Veterinary & Welfare Commission recently held an integrity hearing regarding a positive result, on the horse Robyn Camden at Portmarnock Raceway on August 12th for the prohibited substance “Altrenogest”. At the heating, chaired by Mr. M. Swaile, the integrity panel had accepted that an email was sent to the IHRA office on 4th […]

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