Aidan McGarry

Aidan McGarry Appointed New General Manager Of Naas Racecourse

Aidan McGarry is the new general manager of Naas Racecourse, the directors of the facility announced on Thursday. He will start in the position on June 20. Over the past three years, McGarry managed Navan Racecourse, where he introduced the Navan Racing Festival. He was also involved in former roles with Horse Racing Ireland (HRI), and Irish Thoroughbred Marketing (ITM). Dermot Cantillon, chairman of Naas Racecourse, said of the University of Limerick and National College graduate, "On behalf of the board of directors and the staff of Naas Racecourse we...

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Compas Stallions To Sponsor Space Traveller Committed Stakes At Navan

Micheal Orlandi's Compas Stallions will sponsor the Space Traveller Irish EBF Committed S. at Navan on Saturday, Apr. 27, the racecourse announced on Thursday. One of seven stallions on the roster, Space Traveller (GB) is a Group 2 winner, and is standing his second season at stud. The Space Traveller Irish EBF Committed S. is one of three black-type races on the card, alongside the SBK Vintage Crop S. and the G3 Irish EBF Salsabil S. There will also be a Flat Season Preview at the racecourse featuring Orlandi, host...

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McGarry To Succeed Killeen at Navan

Aidan McGarry will succeed Peter Killeen as the general manager of Navan Racecourse, Horse Racing Ireland announced Wednesday. Killeen is retiring next week following a career that spanned 40 years in Irish racing. Having joined the Racing Board in 1980, he was involved in the introduction of the Computote betting system adopted by the Tote in the late 80s and was instrumental in the introduction of more recent advances in on-course Tote betting and technology. Killeen was appointed manager of Tote Ireland operations in 1999 and held that position for...

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