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MICHAEL O’LEARY’S ANIMAL WELFARE FANS

MICHAEL O’LEARY’S surprising idea of offering Don Poli and Outlander for sale two days before the Aintree Grand National certainly bore fruit. 

Read more in the latest issue out now. You can also read more about Mick’s cast offs here for free.  

PROFILE: BARRY CONNELL

Barry Connell

Barry Connell is not well known outside of racing circles, despite the fact that he is one of the biggest national hunt racehorse owners in the country, with only the likes of JP McManus, Mick O’Leary and Rich Ricci finishing ahead of him regularly in the pecking order over the last decade.

Read Goldhawk’s profile of him in the latest issue out now

And you can read about some of Connell’s bad luck here free of charge. 

RICH RICCI’S PR COUP

Rich Ricci

RICH RICCI has pulled off something of a PR coup after personally teaming up with BetVictor to honour antepost bets that had been voided as a result of the £15m sale of Betbright to 888. 

Read more in the latest issue out now. 

And you can read why Ricci felt the heat recently here for free. 

MICK O’LEARY’S CAST OFFS

Mick O'Leary

With Tiger Roll’s back to back Aintree Grand National wins confirming Michael O’Leary’s status as the premier owner in the national hunt game, Goldhawk casts his eye upon two horses he is seeking to sell. 

Read more in the latest issue out now. You can also read about Mick’s previous sales here for free. 

BOLGER’S BLAST OFF

NAAS RACECOURSE welcomed the Irish flat season back recently and while there was the usual domination by the ‘establishment’, there were also examples of how the ordinary punter can mix it with the big boys. 

Read about how well the ordinary punter did here

You can also read more about Jim Bolger’s two year olds here

HEAVY GOING AT AIRO AGM

James Gough

THE ASSOCIATION of Irish Racehorse Owners (AIRO) held their AGM last week, and the going was far from good. There could be changes afoot here.

Read all about it in the latest issue here