• Breeding

    As Ireland is renowned as a producer of strong, sound, athletic horses, it is no surprise that most of the world’s leading bloodstock operations have a breeding base in Ireland.

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  • Buying

    The global reputation of the Irish-bred thoroughbred brings buyers from over 35 countries to our shores every year.  There is always something to suit all budgets.

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  • Racing

    Ireland is home to some of the most famous racehorse trainers and jockeys in the world, and a fixture list full of prestigious, top-class racing.

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  • Owning

    A wealth of top-class trainers to choose from, twenty-six racecourses to race at and prizemoney amongst the highest in Europe.

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  • Learning

    The variety and quality of equine-related education courses is second to none, with illustrious graduates to the fore in every corner of the global thoroughbred industry.

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Proudly promoting Ireland as a centre of excellence for all things thoroughbred

  • Ireland is the
    Largest producer
    of thoroughbreds in Europe

  • Ireland is the
    largest producer of thoroughbreds in the world 

  • 2017 Cheltenham Festival
    19 Irish-trained winners
     out of 28 races   

  • Hong Kong Horse of the Year
    DESIGNS ON ROME (IRE) (13/14)

    Top 3-y-o Filly in the World
    was bred in Ireland

  • Royal Ascot 2016
    A Record 10 Irish-Trained Winners
    19 Winners Foaled In Ireland 

Hall of Fame
Hall of fame

Discover the legendary horses and trainers.

Upcoming Events in Ireland

Jul 17

Killarney Racing Festival

Jul 31

Galway Racing Festival