Katie Walsh And Nina Carberry Honoured

Written 1 week ago by Midlands Sport

Katie Walsh and Nina Carbery, who brought down their racing careers with victories at Punchestown last April, were honoured with the inaugural Irish Racing Hero Award at the Horse Racing Ireland awards in Dublin last night.

Jump jockeys’ title leader Rachel Blackmore won the National Hunt Achievement Award, with Willie Mullins, Donnacha O’Brien, Patrick Prendergast and Adrian McGoldrick also honoured on the night.

The Jessica Harrington trained Alpha Centauri was named horse of the year.