Ride of the year 2018 | GoRacing.ie

Cast your votes at gracing.ie before this Sunday, December 2nd at 12 noon.

BY Niall McGrath 17:30 Friday 30 November 2018, 17:30 30 Nov 2018

Ruby Walsh and Johnny Murtagh pick their three favourite Flat and Jump rides ahead of the GoRacing.com 'Ride of the year 2018' ↘️

Vote Now For 2018 Horse Racing Ireland Ride of the Year Award

Voting is now open for the 2018 Ride of the Year Award. The winner will be announced at the annual Horse Racing Ireland Awards on Tuesday, December 4.

Two of Ireland’s greatest jockeys, Johnny Murtagh and Ruby Walsh have chosen six nominees and it’s up to racing fans to decide on the winner. Everyone can vote through goracing.ie.

Videos of each nominated ride and the link to the dedicated webpage can be found on goracing.ie and all HRI social media channels.

 Voting will remain open until 12noon on Sunday, December 2.

 The nominations for this brand-new award are jockeys Colin Keane, Derek O’Connor, Kevin Manning, Davy Russell, Danny Sheehy and Paul Townend.


Colin Keane, Tennessee Wildcat, Tipperary


Derek O’Connor, Edwulf, Dublin Racing Festival, Leopardstown in February


Kevin Manning, Panstarr, Listowel Festival, September


Davy Russell, Apple’s Jade, Leopardstown Christmas Festival


Danny Sheehy, Rinty Maginty, Galway Festival


Paul Townend, Pravalaguna, Punchestown Festival

Awards are also presented in eight other categories: Horse of the Year, National Hunt Award, National Hunt Achievement Award, Flat Award, Flat Achievement Award, Point-to-Point Award, Contribution to the Industry and Racecourse of the Year.

Full details are available at www.goracing.ie

This vote is open to the public and closes this Sunday, December 2nd at 12 noon.

Those that want to vote, can go onto the goracing.ie website and find ride of the year in the awards section and cast their vote.


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