ON Friday, October 25, Northern Ireland’s Breeders will gather at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast to celebrate their Thoroughbred successes around the world.
Year on year, the Northern Irish Thoroughbred industry continues to punch way above its weight, producing world-class racehorses and the awards evening in Belfast is the perfect setting to acknowledge all their achievements. The Thoroughbred industry is responsible for a major contribution to the Northern Ireland rural economy, with over £30 million of direct and indirect investments. This year, a report commissioned by DAERA was completed, highlighting the impact of the NI Equine industry, which is available to be utilised.
This year’s award winners hail from all over Northern Ireland and include Grade 1 winner ‘Battleoverdoyen’s’ breeder Caroline Berry and the multiple Group 1 winner ‘Best Solution’, bred by father and son combination Cecil and Martin McCracken from Co. Down.
The evening will commence with a drinks reception, followed by a sumptuous four-course meal, awards ceremony hosted by Brendan McArdle and music by ‘The Chancers’.
Tickets for this
gala evening cost £50pp and are available from Regina in the ITBA HQ on 00 353 45 877543.