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Irish Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards 2022

Irish Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards 2022

The Irish Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards 2022 (formally Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards) recognise and reward the hard work and dedication of stud and stable staff, acknowledging the huge contribution they make to the Irish Breeding and Racing Industry.

These extraordinary efforts were duly recognised this week when the 2022 awards took place in The Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge.

ITBA is delighted to once again be involved in this great event.

Cathy Grassick, ITBA Chairman said: “The Awards are a wonderful opportunity for the thoroughbred industry to acknowledge and appreciate all those working in both the breeding and racing sectors in Ireland. It provides a platform for employees across the various areas of the thoroughbred industry, be it in studs, racing yards or in administrative roles to be celebrated for their hard work. Many congratulations to all award recipients”

Award recipients for ITIEA 2022 were:

Tom Agar, Senior Groom, Jim Bolger

Brian Delahunt, Stud Groom, Baroda Stud

Edward Farrell, Stud Groom, Lisieux Stud

Imran Haider, Barn Manager & Work Rider, WP Mullins

Tommy Hayes, Yard Manager, Goffs

Denis Lawlor, Stud Groom, Ballyphilip Stud

Stephanie McGinley, Stud Groom, Boardsmill Stud

Downpatrick Racecourse - Racecourse Award

Congratulations to Brian Delahunt, Stud Groom Baroda Stud who also picked up the Irish Racing Excellence Award

Well done to all involved!

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