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Racing's Royal Wedding

They say those that play together, stay together. So what do Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, Don Drysdale and Anne Meyers, Summer Sanders and Erik Schlopy, Chris Evert and Greg Norman all have in common? The answer is simple they are, or were,…
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Who Is JP McManus?

He’s not in the Irish top ten rich lists (14th In 2012), claimed embarrassment when he received a medal from his home city, and famously took Facebook to court over a fake account scam and won. Born in Limerick on March 10th, 1951, John…

2011 Race Result

Organisedconfusion (12/1) took a sizeable step up in distance but thrived on the extra test of stamina, staying on strongly in the closing stages to beat Western Charmer by five lengths with the favourite, Sunnyhillboy, third. Amateur female…

2011 Irish Grand National Video

You can view the full 2011 Irish Grand National race video above, just click on the play button to watch. The race was won by Organisedconfusion, ridden by Nina Carberry from Ratoath in County Meath and trained by Arthur Moore at Dereens in…

Irish Grand National

Established in 1870, the first Irish Grand National was won by a horse called Sir Robert Peel. The race took place at Fairyhouse, which is also it's current home, and the winner's prize money was 167 sovereigns. Over the years there have…

Irish Grand National's Early History

The Irish Grand National first took place in 1870 and the next 6 years of it's history would produce some very bizzare if not unfortunate tales! In 1871 a horse by the name of Mabel Grey romped home at 10/1 but this was no thoroughbred because…