The Association of Irish Racehorse Owners, Promotes and Protects the Interests of Irish Racehorse Owners.

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  • Winners Presentations at Racecourse

    Tuesday, October 8th 2013 Admin Latest News
    Winners Presentations at Racecourse

    Members are encouraged to be present or have a representative present tp accept prizes/mementos when their horse wins a race.

    In the current economic climate it is difficult to get sponsorship and a presence at the presentation adds to the publicity which is helpful in retaining Read more »

  • AIRO meets Minister Simon Coveney T D

    Wednesday, July 24th 2013 Admin Latest News
    AIRO meets Minister Simon Coveney T D

    AIRO Chairman, John Weld and Association Manager, Aiden Burns, along with representatives from the Breeders Assocaiation and Racehorse Trainers Association met with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. and his Department Officials on Tuesday 23rd July 2013.

    The group made a submission to the Minister in relation to the future funding of Irish horse ... Read more »

  • Owners - An Appreciation by Joe Osborne, MD, Kildangan Stud

    Wednesday, July 24th 2013 Admin Latest News
    Owners - An Appreciation  by Joe Osborne, MD, Kildangan Stud

    Owning a racehorse: for many, a dream-and, for the lucky ones, a dream come through. A thoroughbred in your silks: it's a timeless privilege.

    There are abundant pleasures, of course - but challenges too, and few who are closely involved with this great sport fail to see just how much it absolutely depends on the passion, fascination, and of course, the investment of of the owners. They ... Read more »