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Horses for Courses, Course on horseracing

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Horses for Courses, Evening Course on horseracing

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"Horses for Courses" Autumn 2021.

Monday 4th October to Monday 8th November 2021


Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin.

Learn everything there is to know about horse racing including;







Race Course Management

Role of Horse Racing Ireland

Role of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board,

Racing Media, Sponsorship and Style Tips for a day at the Races!

Lecturers include well known Trainers, Jockeys and key industry personnel;

Brian Kavanagh, CEO, Horse Racing Ireland (HRI)

Denis Egan, CEO, Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB)

Sheila Lavery, Successful Flat Trainer

Keith Rowe, Director RACE, Racing Academy and Centre of Education for Jockeys

Shane O'Dwyer, Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association (ITBA)

Charles O'Neill, CEO, Irish Thoroughbred Marketing (ITM)

Shane Duffy, National Hunt and Flat Trainer

Leo Powell, Editor, The Irish Field

Pat Keogh, Chief Executive, the Curragh Racecourse

Donn McClean, Betting Expert, Racing Journalist and Broadcaster

Robert Hall, RTE TV Racing, Bloodstock Auctioneer, Syndicate Owner

Aileen Goately, Marketing Manager, HRI

Leading National Hunt and Flat Jockeys and many more!

Admission Fee:

General Admission - €170

It includes;

  • 6 weeks of Lectures, Monday evenings, 7.30pm-9.30pm
  • A Trip to the Irish National Stud, Gardens and Horse Museum
  • A FREE day at the races
  • Great draws for racing spot prizes!

Who should attend?

People who have an interest in learning more about the sport

Would like to understand how to read a race card better

Enjoy a day at the races more

Have an interest in horse racing or pursuing a career in racing

Would like a new Hobby

Have horses in Training

Are interested in Breeding

Interested in Racehorse Ownership or Syndicates

Want to meet new people to go racing with.

Just to have fun and learn about something new for 2021!!

Students had this to say about the last course;

“Many thanks for an excellent course, that far exceeded my expectations. Thank you for organising it and for getting such an inspirational group of speakers to address us."

“Excellent Course, keep it going!”

“Big thank you for a very professional and fun run course”

“Very well organised and run, entertaining and informative”

“Learned so much about horses and breeding."

"Very enjoyable course, very informative, really enjoyed the jockeys and trainers talks”

“Brilliant Course, really enjoyed it, great insight into the Irish Racing scene”

Don’t miss out. Places book up fast!

Accommodation-Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan Road, Dublin, Offer

Those wishing to stay over night on Mondays can avail of accommodation at the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin.

Contact the Hotel directly and say you are attending "Horses for Courses" T: 01 2001800.

Further Information Contact :

Mary FitzGerald

Course Director "Horses for Courses"


E: mefitzgerald1@gmail.com


W: www.maryfitzgeraldpr.ie

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