Irish Horse
Is horse racing a sport or an industry?
Mark Costello
As the Galway Races approach, what is the truth around Government financial support for Irish racing?
10 July 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: Joseph O'Brien finding winners harder to get this year
Mark Costello studies the statistics from the first three months of the Irish flat season.
Irish Horse: time for City Of Troy to enter the gates of greatness
Aidan O’Brien has trained an endless list of brilliant racehorses and his latest star might be the best of them all, writes Mark Costello.
Irish Horse: will RTÉ Investigates revelations make a difference?
Huge loopholes in the traceability of horses were exposed by the programme, writes Mark Costello.
19 June 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: is Shane Cotter a future champion jump jockey?
Shane Cotter has made a big impression in point-to-points and looks likely to turn professional, writes Mark Costello.
12 June 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Racing: fundraising campaign launched for 18-year-old after spinal-cord injury
Group 1-winning jockey Niall McCullagh encourages the racing community to support the Cairde Conor intiative, writes Mark Boylan.
5 June 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: breeze-up vendors left swinging in the wind
Brexit continues to have an impact on trading conditions in the thoroughbred market, writes Mark Costello.
29 May 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: Grand day for Mullins as he targets the British title
The champion trainer is about to emulate Vincent O’Brien territory – one of the all-time greats of the racing game, writes Mark Costello.
17 April 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Maximise your ‘Munny’ with these two tips
As the seconds tick away until the start of the Cheltenham Festival, Mark Costello has two names for you to note for later in the season.
28 February 2024 Racing & P-2-P
Irish Horse: accentuate the positive
Positive improvements in equine welfare must be highlighted in the dressage sector, writes Christa Dillon.
24 January 2024 News