HRI Award winners announced

By Donal Murphy

Mon 10th Dec 2012, 16:35
The horse of the year award went to Camelot
The horse of the year award went to Camelot
(Healy Racing Photos)
The 10th annual Horse Racing Ireland awards took place at Leopardstown this afternoon.

The awards winners were:

RACECOURSE OF THE YEAR: Ballinrobe

POINT-TO-POINT: Colman Sweeney

Other nominees: Ray Hurley, Derek O'Connor, Jamie Codd

NATIONAL HUNT: Davy Russell

Other nominees: Barry Geraghty, Tom Mullins, Tony Martin, Willie Mullins

FLAT: Joseph O'Brien

Other nominees: Andy Oliver, Jim Bolger, Aidan O'Brien, Dermot Weld.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: Peter Casey

Other nominees: Niall McCullagh, Tom Gibney, David Nagle, Michael Winters, Tom Hogan

CONTRIBUTION TO THE INDUSTRY: Moyglare Stud Farm

HORSE OF THE YEAR: Camelot

Other nominees: Hurricane Fly, Sizing Europe, Excelebration, Quevega, Dawn Approach

Going Updates

The ground at Gowran Park ahead of racing there on Thursday is currently soft.