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Have your say on the Ride Of The Year for 2022

Thu 24th Nov 2022, 09:19

Waterville (right) and Wayne Lordan winning the CesarewitchWaterville (right) and Wayne Lordan winning the Cesarewitch
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Racing fans are being called upon to choose the 2022 Ride of the Year Award with the winner to be announced at the annual Horse Racing Ireland Awards on December 5.

A shortlist of six rides have been chosen by leading jump jockey Davy Russell and former rider now broadcaster Fran Berry for the public to vote on.

Videos of each nominated ride and the link to the dedicated voting webpage can be found on hri.ie and easy access to the voting page is widely available on Horse Racing Ireland’s social media platforms.

Voting will remain open until 5pm on Wednesday, November 30.

The nominations for the 2022 Ride of the Year Award are:

RIDE 1 —

Jordan Gainford - Wall of Fame - Fairyhouse Easter Early Bird Handicap Hurdle — Fairyhouse, January 9.


Siobhan Rutledge - Atavique - BoyleSports Irish EBF Ulster Oaks Fillies Handicap - Down Royal, June 18


Mark Walsh - A Great View - Conway Piling Handicap Hurdle — Punchestown, April 28


Billy Lee - Treasure Trove - Heider Family Stables Round Tower Stakes — the Curragh, August 27


Liam McKenna - Tudor City - Guinness Galway Hurdle Handicap — Galway, July 28


Wayne Lordan — Waterville - Friends Of The Curragh Irish Cesarewitch — the Curragh, September 25

Awards are also presented in nine other categories: Horse of the Year, Emerging Talent Award, National Hunt Award, National Hunt Achievement Award, Flat Award, Flat Achievement Award, Point-to-Point Award, Contribution to the Industry and Irish Racing Hero Award.

Full details are available at www.hri.ie