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March 13, 2014

Curragh Racecourse to pay tribute to Johnny Murtagh on first day of season

Curragh Racecourse to pay tribute to Johnny Murtagh Johnny Murtagh recently announced his retirement from race riding. He has been universally acknowledged as one of the greatest big-race jockeys in...

March 4, 2014

The Curragh set for 2014 Racing Season

THE CURRAGH SET FOR 2014 SEASON The Irish Flat Racing Season kicks off at the Curragh on Sunday 23rd March with the County Kildare venue featuring a tribute to recently...

February 26, 2014

Comer Group to sponsor Irish St Leger

Comer Group to sponsor Irish St Leger The Comer Group has agreed to sponsor the Irish St Leger for the next three years. They will use their support of the...

February 3, 2014

Verrazano likely to target Tattersalls Gold Cup

VERRAZANO, one of the top three-year-old colts in the US last year and an impressive winner of the Haskell Invitational Stakes, will join Aidan O’Brien for a European campaign in...

February 3, 2014

The Curragh announce architects for new development of racecourse

UK / IRELAND CONSORTIUM WINS INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITION T0 PRODUCE A CONCEPT DESIGN FOR THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE CURRAGH RACECOURSE A consortium of two architect firms, international practice Grimshaw Architects...

January 31, 2014

Irish Champions Weekend programme confirmed by HRI

IRISH CHAMPIONS WEEKEND PROGRAMME CONFIRMED FOR 2014, FEATURING 5 GROUP 1 RACES AND 10 GROUP RACES IN TOTAL Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) today announced a number of enhancements to the...