Johne Murphy

12 Questions: Johne Murphy

With Johne Murphy   First job in the Thoroughbred industry? I worked at a local stud farm called Mount Prospect Stud doing general stable staff stuff. A steep learning curve!   Biggest influence on your career? My father, John. I was always in the front seat when he was going racing! He gave me the bug.   Favourite racehorse of all time, and why? Galileo. I was 15 and I was there at Leopardstown when he won his maiden. I followed him the whole way through his racing career and...

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Stride Syndicate Platform Launched

Stride, a new syndicate platform for buying and selling shares in elite-level racehorses, was launched on Tuesday. Stride will purchase unraced yearlings and 2-year-old breeze-up horses in a price bracket from €25,000-€150,000 and will sell shares in syndicates of between two and six horses. The intention is to sell within 12 months of purchase and profits returned to owners. Cillian Barry and Eugene Cosgrove, founders of SportCaller, are the Chairman and Head of Product, respectively, while veteran COO Donal Browne will handle the day-to-day business operations for a venture whose...

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