Barry Geraghty

Jockey Coaching Programme Launched By Equuip

A jockey coaching programme that will see five qualified jockey coaches provide mentoring and specialised skills coaching across a range of subject areas to support and enhance the career development of all licensed jockeys in Ireland was launched by Horse Racing Ireland (HRI)'s equuip on Thursday. All five jockey coaches are former riders. The coaches and their regions are as follows: Nina Carberry (Meath and North regions), Paddy Flood and Niall McCullagh (East and Midlands regions), Robbie Moran (South region), and Derek O'Connor (Western region). Former champion jockey Barry Geraghty,...

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Star-Studded Team Announced for 'Hurling For Cancer' Research 2023

Jim Bolger and Davy Russell announced their star-studded teams for Hurling for Cancer Research, which takes place in Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow Monday Aug. 21. Throw-in is at 6 p.m. The two teams will be led by Wexford and Kilkenny legends Liam Griffin and Brian Cody acting as Bainisteoirs. The bevy of racing, sports and TV stars already confirmed for the event include David and Paudie Clifford, Rachael Blackmore, Ursula Jacob, Paul McGrath, Miriam O'Callaghan, Michael Duignan, Kevin Manning, Willie McCreery, Barry Geraghty, Marty Morrissey and Joanne O'Riordan are...

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Oxx Honored With HRI Award

Trainer John Oxx, who retired at the end of the recently concluded flat season, has been honored with the Contribution to the Industry Award as part of the 2020 Horse Racing Ireland Awards which were announced on Tuesday. Oxx, who held a license for 41 years, was champion trainer in 1995 and will be best remembered as the handler of great champions like Sea The Stars (Ire), Ridgewood Pearl (GB) and Sinndar (Ire). Another recently retired fixture of the Irish racing scene, National Hunt jockey Barry Geraghty, was the recipient...

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