BRIAN BARRY

OCTOBER 2021

Conna jockey Brian Barry registered his first success on the track aboard the JP Ryan trained Father Jed on the concluding day of this years Harvest Festival & is now looking to establish himself both on track and between the flags on the point-to-point circuit.

BRIAN BARRY: AN UP & COMING TALENT

BRIAN MCGUIRE

SEPTEMBER 2021

Listowel man Brian McGuire’s enthusiasm for horses was apparent from an early juncture. Now based in Sydney, Australia, he has become an established figure within the bloodstock game in recent years.

McGuire enjoying life in Oz

KATE DERWIN

SEPTEMBER 2021

Today was a proud day for former European Showjumping gold medalist Kate Derwin who had
her first ride on the track in our penultimate race. We caught up with Kate and her long time supporter, Thomas Cleary. 
 
 
 
 

EUROPEAN CHAMPION SWITCHING CODES

SHANE FOLEY

SEPTEMBER 2021

Leading jockey Shane Foley reacts to his Irish Champions Weekend successes 
 
 
 

FOLEY FLYING HIGH

BEN COEN

SEPTEMBER 2021

Ben Coen is just after tasting his first Group 1 success at  Irish Champions Weekend. We spoke to Ben about success, Johnny Murtagh and younger brother Jake
 
 
 

CLASSY COEN A REAL STAR

BILLY KEANE

SEPTEMBER 2021

Billy Keane, a long term friend and supporter of Listowel Races looks ahead  to the Harvest Festival, 2021.
 
 
 

A WAY WITH WORDS

EOIN MCCARTHY

SEPTEMBER 2021

Listowel Races always marks a big week in the season for Athea trainer, Eoin McCarthy and the McCarthy Racing team. This year he sends his biggest string yet to the Harvest Festival
 
 
 

MCCARTHY EYES ON LISTOWEL PRIZE

PADDY HARNETT

SEPTEMBER 2021

Abbeyfeale man Paddy Harnett has been attending Listowel Races since childhood. We spoke to him recently as he continues his rise up the racing ranks.
 
 
 

HARNETT HITTING STRIDE

MAURICE STACK

SEPTEMBER 2021

Beale native Maurice Stack is synonymous with the breeding industry in Ireland with Captain Cee Bee, Ruth Dubh & Moon Over Germany among the greats to have pass through his hands. We recently caught up with Maurice for a chat and he insists, his desire to breed another champion remains as strong as ever.
 
 
 

BREEDER OF CHAMPIONS

CHRIS HAYES

SEPTEMBER 2021

COURSE GUIDE: few jockeys ride Listowel better than Chris Hayes. Here, the talented Shanagolden man tells us about the importance of a good draw & how best to navigate the flat track in Listowel.
 

COURSE GUIDE

BARRY GERAGHTY

JULY 2021

Barry Geraghty busts some of the racing jargon that may sometimes leave you wondering, ‘what does that term mean?”, ‘what is a handicap mark?’ or ‘why is my horse wearing that headgear?’
 

WATCH VIA LINK BELOW

PATRICK MULLINS

JULY 2021

Champion amateur Patrick Mullins talks us through the tacking up process at Closutton.
 

THE TACKING UP PROCCESS

SIOBHAN RUTLEDGE

JULY 2021

Meath Jockey Siobhán Rutledge has made steady progress since riding her first winner at Navan Racecourse in September 2019. A graduate of RACE, Siobhán told us how she got in involved in racing and what a regular day entails for her.

A ROYAL TALENT

OISIN MURPHY

 MAY 2021

In the latest instalment of “My standout Listowel Races memory” we are joined by Kerry man & two-time British Champion Jockey, Oisin Murphy.

MEMORY MONDAY

QUARTER MARKING

 MAY 2021

Horses are the stars of the racing show and It’s essential they look their best. Here, Eoin from McCarthy Racing demonstrates the art of quarter marking. 

DISCOVER THE ART OF QUARTER MARKING