Category Archives: Racing Review

Irish Racing Returns June 8th

Horse Racing Ireland welcomed the confirmation from the Government that race fixtures in Ireland can resume behind closed doors on June 8. Only key personnel necessary to run the fixture will be permitted to be on-site where they will be subject to strict Covid-19 protocols. All those in attendance will be subject to health surveying…
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Racecourses Worth A Visit

You just cannot beat a day at the races. I love going to all race meetings from, festivals to normal midweek cards. With no days out in site for people. In this week's blog, I am going to take you through some racecourses I think are worth a visit. These are all tracks I have…
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My Memories Of The Irish Grand National

Monday marks what would normally be one of my favourite days of the racing year. The Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. This year should have marked the 150th Irish Grand National, hopefully, the race will be run in autumn. The Easter Monday race is always keenly anticipated. For me, it evokes wonderful childhood memories. My…
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Florida Pearl Horse Of A Lifetime

One of the few positives about the current Pandemic is it gives you a chance to look back at some of the sports iconic horses. I am going to take this chance to look back on one of my all-time heroes Florida Pearl. It is worth setting the scene before the emergence of Florida Pearl.…
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