Brian Kavanagh

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 Last year’s Dublin Racing Festival attracted an  official total weekend attendance of 24,254. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leopardstown officials have said they’re not surprised just a handful of British-trained entries are in for the eight Grade One races for the upcoming(...)

Navan Racecourse: Sunday’s schedule will see Navan share the RTV spotlight with Carlisle and there are ten minutes gaps between the two meetings.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The resounding Conservative Party victory in Thursday’s UK general election has been described as a positive outcome for Irish racing. With the sport(...)

Tim Husbands, former CEO Titanic Belfast Properties, has been appointed as the new chief executive of Leopardstown Racecourse.

The man credited with launching the Belfast Titanic Centre in Belfast has been tasked with steering the future of Leopardstown racecourse as its new c(...)

Tote turnover has been in freefall in recent years, struggling in a radically changed betting landscape dominated by online firms and exchanges.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) is examining the option of selling off all or part of Tote Ireland to private interests. The State licensed tote has been(...)

Ireland’s on-course bookmakers have said they can no longer guarantee a service on the country’s racetracks. The Irish National Professional Bookmak(...)

The country’s sole artificial racing surface in Dundalk has come under increasing pressure to cope with demand and earlier this year HRI committed to building a second all-weather. Photograph: Inpho

Plans to have a second all-weather track up and running by 2021 are under threat from the government’s decision to not increase its funding to Horse R(...)

Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Kemboy is currently unable to line up in next week’s Ladbrokes Champion Chase at Down Royal. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has rejected criticism about failing to fulfil its statutory obligations in relation to the Supreme Racing Club controversy(...)

Naas card on Sunday included  two Listed races as well as the €120,000 Foran Auction Race Final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Television coverage of Irish racing has been criticised as second class by the chairman of Naas racecourse who urged the sport’s administration to ad(...)

The Irish Horse Welfare Trust was set up in 1999 to rescue and rehome abandoned and neglected horses, and is based on a 68-acre farm at Woodenbridge, Co Wicklow

A prominent horse welfare charity has abandoned plans to focus entirely on retraining retired racehorses despite warning the absence of such an organi(...)

Horse Racing Ireland’s Brian Kavanagh says he wasn’t surprised by Minister Donohue’s cautious approach. Photograph: Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland has put the government’s budget decision to leave the sport’s funding unchanged at €67.2 million in the context of Brexit and wha(...)

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