Irish Racing Yearbook 2018 Now On Sale

Thu 7th Dec 2017, 12:42

Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power
©Healy Racing Photos
The 40th anniversary edition of the Irish Racing Yearbook is currently on sale and as usual is full of entertaining and informative articles as well as a number of special offers.

The Irish Racing Yearbook 2018 features a conversation between Gold Cup winning trainer and jockey Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power penned by Brendan Coffey.

The entire racing industry is covered by leading racing journalists and photographers with the likes of Aidan and Joseph O’Brien, Paddy and Jack Kennedy, Sean Flanagan, Ger Lyons, Richard Johnson, Jamie Spencer, Nina Carberry, Derek Fox, Joe Osborne, PJ McDonald, Conor O’Dwyer, Lisa O’Neill, Jimmy Mangan, Shane Foley and Barry O’Neill also featured.

Robbie McNamara is forthright in some of his observations about racing, while there are many more interviews as well as breeding analysis, stats, race records and fixtures, making it essential reading for the racing enthusiast.

The Yearbook, which is again edited by Daragh O’Conchuir, is available for 21.95 (£19 sterling) in all good newsagents and bookshops, and can also be ordered by phone (056 7761504) or online (www.irishracingyearbook.com).

Cheltenham Gold Cup Preview

As the Cheltenham Festival grows brighter on the horse racing horizon, one race will be at the forefront of most fans' thoughts — the Gold Cup. The Gold Cup is the most prestigious race in the jumps racing calendar and has been won by many of the greats of the game, both human and equine. Each year, the race provides intrigue, drama and excellence matched by no other contest and the 2018 renewal of the Cheltenham Gold Cup promises to be no different.

THE IRISH TIMES