Irish Thoroughbred Marketing (ITM) is a division of Horse Racing Ireland. We are funded by the Irish Government through Horse Racing Ireland and by the Irish Bloodstock Industry.
This structural arrangement gives us the strength and integrity of having government support as well as the backing of the Irish Bloodstock Industry allowing us to provide the highest level of assistance to overseas clients visiting Ireland. As we are a non-profit making company you can be assured of our absolute integrity and that advice and support from ITM is totally impartial and unbiased.
“Irish Thoroughbred Marketing promotes Ireland as the leading source for the production and sale of quality thoroughbreds worldwide and as a premier country in which to own, breed and race thoroughbreds.”
The Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Team is made up of a dedicated group of individuals who work together to provide the highest level of service and support to overseas visitors interested in the Irish thoroughbred racing and breeding industry.
The Team travels extensively and attend major bloodstock sales, racemeetings and training centres in all corners of the globe. Irish Thoroughbred Marketing also have a busy schedule of international race sponsorships and events- why not contact us to find out when we are next in your region?
Impartial advice on all aspects of Irish bloodstock can be sought from the team including:-
- Travel and accommodation arrangements
- List of Irish bloodstock agents
- Dates and details of bloodstock sales
- Ratings for Irish horses in training
- National Hunt (jump racing) and Point to Point information
- Details on the performance of Irish bred horses overseas
- Irish stallions and stud farm information
- Importation criteria
- Education and training within the thoroughbred industry