The winners of the Horse Racing Ireland Awards 2020 were announced on Tuesday December 15. The 50-minute programme, presented by Gary
O’Brien, was broadcast on Racing TV and across all HRI social media channels. The full programme is available to view at the link below.
Legendary racing figures John
Oxx and Barry Geraghty were among the
recently retired, they were honoured with the Contribution to the Industry
Award and the Irish Racing Hero Award respectively.
The 10 winners of the 18th annual awards were:Contribution to the Industry Award: John OxxIrish Racing Hero Award: Barry GeraghtyHorse of the Year Award: Al Boum Photo Emerging Talent Award: Gavin Ryan National Hunt Award: Rachael Blackmore National Hunt Achievement Award: Eugene and Maxine O’SullivanPoint-to-Point Award: Colin BoweFlat Award: Colin KeaneFlat Achievement Award: Tony MullinsRide of the Year: Gavin Ryan
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Horse Racing Ireland Chairman, Nicky Hartery:
“We are nearing the end of what has been an extremely trying year
and I wish to thank everyone in this wonderful industry who adapted so well to
the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition to our winners, I congratulate all those who kept the show on the road in 2020.
Together, we look forward to a much brighter and exciting year ahead.”
Horse Racing Ireland Awards 2020