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UET Grand Prix 2021

The Irish Harness Racing Association is pleased to announce that it has nominated and paid federation entry fee for all Trotteur Francais Foals born in 2017 for the 2021 UET Grand Prix with Prize Money for the Final worth €350,000 & the Eliminations worth €30,000.  Eligible for Colts and Fillies, excluding geldings. We join the […]

Coupe d’Europe des Amateurs 2019… Driver Change

On Friday last, the IHRA received correspondence from Le Trot, stating that Jonathan Cowden drove as an Apprentice in Argentan last November and that should he compete in Saturday’s race, he would not be able to return to Apprentice status.  The board of directors decided that it would be very unfair to nominate any of […]

Red John Memorial 2019

The  countdown begins to the biggest and richest grass harness race meeting of the year! The Red John Memorial Weekend 2019 returns to the  Lyre Grass oval 4km from Clonakilty deep in the heart of  West Cork home of the”Wild Atlantic Way” and such is  the popularity of this now famous festival that guests from all over the […]

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.  

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.

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