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Cheltenham Hero Slevin Lands Limerick Winner

Cheltenham Hero Slevin Lands Limerick Winner

| March 21, 2017

Continue reading below… JJ SLEVIN added to his first success at the Cheltenham Festival when partnering the Ray Hackett-trained Tidy Zag to a comfortable win in the 2m handicap hurdle at Limerick on Saturday. A day after landing the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle on the Gordon Elliott-trained Champagne Classic, Slevin brought the 11/4 […]

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New General Manager for Limerick Racecourse

New General Manager for Limerick Racecourse

| February 3, 2017

The Board of Directors at Greenmount Park Ltd have announced that Patrick O’Callaghan has been appointed to the position of General Manager at Limerick Racecourse. Patrick has been with Limerick Racecourse for the past seven years as Financial Controller and commenced his new role as General Manager on February 1. Patrick, from Doneraile, Co. Cork […]

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Limerick Trainer Nominated for 2016 HRI Award #limerickpost

Limerick Trainer Nominated for 2016 HRI Award #limerickpost

| November 14, 2016

THE NOMINATIONS for the 2016 annual Horse Racing Ireland Awards were announced this week, with 26 stars of the racing industry in the running to win an award.  Trainer Enda Bolger from Bruree has been nominated in the point-to-point category. RTE sports broadcaster Des Cahill will be master of ceremonies for the awards, which take […]

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Racing – Free Race Day at Limerick Racecourse

Racing – Free Race Day at Limerick Racecourse

| January 26, 2016

Limerick Racecourse today announced that it will host an additional National Hunt fixture on Wednesday 10th February with the first race going to post at 1:25pm. As a gesture of goodwill and a thank you to all patrons for their fantastic support over the challenging festive period, Limerick Racecourse will be offering free admission to […]

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Racing – Limerick Trainer Enda Bolger Wins Horse Racing Ireland

Racing – Limerick Trainer Enda Bolger Wins Horse Racing Ireland

| December 7, 2015

THE WINNERS of the 2015 Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) Awards were announced at Leopardstown Racecourse today, at a reception attended by many of the industry’s leading trainers, jockeys and owners. Guest of honour was Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence, Simon Coveney and guests were welcomed by Chairman of HRI, Joe Keeling. The […]

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Horse Racing – Limerick Trainer Enda Bolger nominated for a 2015 Horse Racing Ireland Award

Horse Racing – Limerick Trainer Enda Bolger nominated for a 2015 Horse Racing Ireland Award

| November 25, 2015

THE NOMINATIONS for the 2015 annual Horse Racing Ireland Awards have been announced with 30 representatives of the Irish racing industry selected for consideration. Trainer Enda Bolger from Bruree has been nominated in the point-to-point category. Newstalk presenter and racing enthusiast Ivan Yates will be master of ceremonies for the awards, which take place at […]

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Racing – Roadshow Showcases Value of Limerick’s Racing Industry

Racing – Roadshow Showcases Value of Limerick’s Racing Industry

| October 20, 2015

THE VALUE of the racing and breeding industry to the south-west region was highlighted at the Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) Future Focus Racecourse Roadshow held in the Clarion Hotel in Limerick on Monday October 19th 2015. Managers of Limerick, Tipperary, Thurles, Clonmel, Cork, Killarney and Listowel Racecourses spoke to the gathered breeders, trainers, jockeys and […]

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Horse Racing – Limerick’s Mc Namara bows out on a winner

Horse Racing – Limerick’s Mc Namara bows out on a winner

| August 18, 2015

LIMERICK’S Andrew McNamara brought the curtain down on a hugely successful riding career when landing the 2m handicap hurdle on the Shark Hanlon-trained Most Honourable at Tramore on Friday night. The 32-year-old, who rode 15 Grade 1 winners and was associated with the likes of Beef Or Salmon, Newmill and Sizing Europe, had announced his […]

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Horse Racing – Limerick’s Andrew McNamara Announces Retirement

Horse Racing – Limerick’s Andrew McNamara Announces Retirement

| August 17, 2015

ANDREW McNamara, the 15-time Grade 1 winning National Hunt jockey has announced his retirement from race riding to take up racehorse training later in the year. The County Limerick jockey’s career has spanned 16 years. Andrew had his first ride on his father’s (Andrew McNamara Senior) Nicholl Lady in May 2000 in a bumper at […]

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Horse Racing – Two For Townend At Limerick On Thursday

Horse Racing – Two For Townend At Limerick On Thursday

| July 28, 2015

FORMER champion jockey Paul Townend had mixed fortunes in the first two races on the card at Limerick on Thursday. He had an easy time of it when winning on the Des McDonogh-trained Little Haarth in the 2m4f maiden hurdle but was denied a second winner when Thanks For Tea, who was first past the […]

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