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Action from the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Horse Racing Industry In Kerry Generates €65m A Year

July 12, 2019 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE horse breeding and racing industries in Kerry generate an economic return of almost €65m per annum. This is the key finding of a Regional Economic Impact Study conducted by Horse Racing Ireland and Deloitte, which is published today. The study highlights the economic reach of the industry in the […]

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Ultan Leading The Way So Far As Public Votes For Three Tralee Sportsmen In Awards

Ultan Leading The Way So Far As Public Votes For Three Tralee Sportsmen In Awards

April 7, 2016 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane is leading in the vote for Radio Kerry’s sportstar of the month competition for March, where he is up against two other Tralee natives. The three nominees in the competition, sponsored by Randles Bros, all enjoyed a fantastic March and there’s still time to vote for your favourite. Irish […]

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Denise Shanahan, Murt Murphy, Bryan Cooper, Maura O'Donnell and Tom Quane at the Cheltenham Preview Night in aid of St Brendan's NS Blennerville at Skelper Quane's on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Top Racing Jockeys Help Raise Funds For Blennerville School

March 11, 2016 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Bryan Cooper and Philip Enright shared some of their tips for the Cheltenham festival last night at a ‘Preview’ fundraiser for Blennerville school. Racing fans present in Skelper Quane’s in the village, heard expert tips from the top jockeys and other well-known figures from the racing world such as photographer Pat […]

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Tralee Native Makes Irish Team To Face Australia In Jockeys’ Challenge

Tralee Native Makes Irish Team To Face Australia In Jockeys’ Challenge

July 30, 2015 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native will be part of the 2015 Irish National Hunt Jockeys’ Team to face Australia in this year’s Jockeys’ Challenge. The team was announced at the Galway Races by President Michael D Higgins. Niki O’Shea, who is based in Adelaide, will be joined by jockeys Jonathan Burke,  Jody McGarvey and […]

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Tralee Trainer Secures First Listed Win For New Owners In Naas

Tralee Trainer Secures First Listed Win For New Owners In Naas

July 23, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man, whom we earlier reported had two of his horses purchased by one of the world’s biggest owners (see previous story here), has this week secured his first listed win for them in Naas. Michael O’Callaghan saw his horse ‘Letters of Note’ romp home to victory in the […]

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Young Tralee Horse Trainer Enjoys Dream Start To Career

Young Tralee Horse Trainer Enjoys Dream Start To Career

July 18, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man has had a dream start to his horse training career when one of the world’s biggest owners purchased two of the horses he is training. Twenty-six-year-old Michael O’Callaghan is in just his first full season with a licence and now Sheikh Fahad Al Thani’s Qatar Racing and Pearl Bloodstock […]

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Louth Rose Jenny Hanlon, Galway Rose Olga Lee, Meath Rose Elysha Brennan, Longford Rose Daphne Howard, Kerry Rose Juliette Culloty and Cork Rose Aoife Murphy at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing in Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Weather Stays Fine For Races In Ballybeggan

June 29, 2015 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE weather stayed fine for a weekend of great racing at Ballybeggan, but it failed to bring big crowds to the racecourse. Punters enjoyed two days at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing event, while families were well catered for with children’s play facilities and a bouncy castle. However, it […]

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Ballybeggan All Set For Great Racing And Family Entertainment This Weekend

Ballybeggan All Set For Great Racing And Family Entertainment This Weekend

June 25, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYBEGGAN is all set for the off at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championships this Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28. The event is now the largest Horse and Pony two day meet in the country and over the weekend it will shell out over €19,000 in prize money. The event, which […]

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The launch of the 2015 Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championships, Ballybeggan Park, June 27-28. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fun, Fashion And Great Racing Returns To Ballybeggan

June 11, 2015 at 10:24 am 1 comment

THE white flag has been raised and it’s all systems go for a bumper weekend for race-goers when Ballybeggan Park hosts the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championships on June 27-28. The two-day family event, supported by Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council, will see top class racing […]

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Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

Tralee Jockey Wins At Cheltenham

March 11, 2015 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE jockey Bryan Cooper had a winner earlier today at Cheltenham. Cooper, already an established jockey at the young age of 22 claimed victory on Don Poli in the RSA Chase at 2.05pm today as the favourite won at a 13/8 starting price. It marks a happier return to the course for […]

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Bookmaker Willie O'Donovan hands over the winnings to the Clare Rose Joanne O'Gorman and her Escort Dan Gallagher at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Racing Fun At Ballybeggan…And The Roses Turned Up!

August 18, 2014 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great fun to be had at Ballybeggan over the weekend for the Kerry International Horse and Pony racing. The crowds weren’t as big as hoped, but it proved to be an entertaining couple of days with some of the Roses turning up on the Saturday for a flutter. […]

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Horses in the parade ring at the Kerry International Horse and Pony Race Meeting at Ballybeggan on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Festival: Seven Things To Do Around Town Today

August 17, 2014 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

SUNDAY. A day of rest. Yeah, right! With all the events going on you’ll barely have time to catch your breath. Here’s how we recommend you spend your time… Rose of Tralee International 10k Where? Starts at Tralee Wetlands, end in Denny Street When? 11am – 1pm With the weather supposed […]

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Who Wants To Bring This 223 Year-Old Cup Home From London?

Who Wants To Bring This 223 Year-Old Cup Home From London?

August 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE races are coming back to Ballybeggan for the Rose Festival weekend, restoring the tradition of the sport in the town which has gone on for hundreds of years. It was coincidental then that TraleeToday.ie came across a piece of silverware currently on sale in a London antique store. Daniel Bexfield Antiques […]

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Mark O'Sullivan, Connie O'Connor and John Browne at the Ballybeggan Course getting it ready for Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing event which takes place on Saturday/Sunday, August 16/17. Photo by Dermot Crean

Ballybeggan Course On Track For August Race Meeting

July 31, 2014 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

  WORK is in full swing up in Ballybeggan at the moment as the course is taking shape for the Kerry International Horse and Pony meeting in just over two weeks. The two day event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17 and while they’re cutting hay and silage […]

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Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

Win Paris And Milan Trips At Killarney Races Ladies Day

July 5, 2014 at 11:22 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more IT’S racing season, so it’s time for ladies to style-up and head to Killarney for their summer meeting. You might even win a trip to Paris or Milan! Tralee ladies always make an impression at the course and travel in their droves to enjoy the […]

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Racing Returns To Ballybeggan For The Festival

Racing Returns To Ballybeggan For The Festival

June 25, 2014 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on ad for more IT’S been six years since punters could enjoy horse racing during the Rose of Tralee International Festival, but there’s good news for race-goers because Ballybeggan Park will host the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championship in August. Tralee Chamber Alliance has announced that the […]

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