Racing includes Horse Racing, Equestrian, Harness Racing, Ploughing, Greyhound Racing, Pigeon Racing, Rodeo & Pack Burro Racing and Dog Mushing.

Harness Racing in Mallorca
Palma de Mallorca / Spain – May 22, 2016: Riders compete during their harness racing or horse sulky race in Palma de Mallorca hippodrome at the Balearic islands Sulky races trophy – Photo Contributor: zixia [Internet] Available from:

https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/palma-de-mallorca-spain-may-22-1196966635 [Accessed 16 September 2022]

Harness Racing


The Highlight of the Irish Harness Racing Association is the All-Ireland Series.

IHRA Leaderboard & All-Ireland Series

IHRA Leaderboard (Seasons) 2019

IHRA All Ireland Series (Seasons): 2020

IHRA All-Ireland Trot Series (Seasons):


IHRA All-Ireland Pace Series (Seasons):


IHRA Race Winners

IHRA Race Winners (Seasons): 2019

IHRA Race Winners Portmarnock (Seasons): 2020

IHRA Race Winners Annaghmore (Seasons): 2020

IHRA Race Winners Dunmanway (Seasons): 2020

IHRA Race Winners Lyre (Seasons):


Horse Racing on the Beach
Horse racing on the beach – Photo Contributor: gabriel12 [Internet] Available from:

Horse Racing On Beach Stock Photo 707088094 | Shutterstock [Accessed 16 September 2022]

Horse Racing

Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board

Horse Racing Disciplines include Flat, Jump, and Point-to-Point.


Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board

IHRB Point-to-Point Meetings (Month): March 2020

Girl Jockey Horse Jumping in Competition
Girl jockey riding a horse jumps over a barrier on equestrian competitions. Girl riding a horse on jumping competitions. – Photo Contributor: Mykola59 [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/girl-jockey-riding-horse-jumps-over-1761706922 [Accessed 16 September 2022]


Endurance Ireland; Badminton Horse Trials

Endurance Riding has been part of the Federation Equestre Internationales events since the 1980s. It involves riders and horses covering varying terrain over distances of up to 160km. The key to endurance Riding is the welfare of the horse, and to this end there are regular vet checks before, during and after rides.

Badminton Horse Trials

Badminton Horse Trials Mitsubishi Motors Trophy (Years): 2002

Endurance Ireland

Endurance Ireland Trophies (Years):


Horses Ploughing potatoes field in spring. Farmers with plough horse ploughing field. Ridging up potato plants. Earth up potatoes. Agriculture. Working with land – Photo Contributor: Ajdin Kamber [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/horses-ploughing-potatoes-field-spring-farmers-1747649261 [Accessed 16 September 2022]


National Ploughing Championships

National Ploughing Championships Five Nations

NPC 5 Nations Reversible Plough Class (seasons):  2019

Rodeo Austin - Pro Rodeo in Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas, USA, March. 23, 2012: Rodeo Austin, one of America’s premier rodeo event, featuring Pro Rodeo, Austin, started in 1938, Austin, Texas – Photo Contributor: T photography [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/austin-texas-usa-march-23-2012-204501658 [Accessed 16 September 2022]

Wild West & Rodeo

PRCA, Western Pack Burro Ass-ociation

There are a few different American Sports such as Rodeo in Texas which are Official State Sports. Others include Alaska Dog Mushing (racing with a Husky and Sled), Colorado Pack Burro Racing (racing a donkey with supplies up a mountain), and Cowboy Polo (originally started in New Mexico but now only played in Montana).

Texas Rodeo

PRCA Rodeo World Championships (Years): 2013

Western Pack Burro Ass-ociation

Western Pack Burro Ass-ociation Race Winners 2010-Present

Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
Dublin, Ireland – January 13 2020: Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium – Photo contributor: Benen Taylor [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/dublin-ireland-january-13-2020-shelbourne-1614288058 [Accessed 16 September 2022]

Greyhound Racing

Irish Greyhound Board

Irish Greyhound Board

Rankings – Greyhounds by Prizemoney [All Irish Stadia] (Years): 2019

Canoe Sprint World Cup 2021
Barnaul, Russia – May 22, 2021: Russian athlete Dyachenko A. competing in K1 M event in 2021 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup and Olympic Qualification. SeregaSibTravel [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/barnaul-russia-may-22-2021-russian-2047619885 [Accessed 16 September 2022]


Canoeing Ireland

Canoe Sprint Ireland

CSI All Ireland Championships (Years):


Mountain Biking in the Mountains
Cyclist in the mountains Rocksweeper [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/cyclist-mountains-127383308 [Accessedv 16 September 2022]

Cycling, Mountainbiking & BMX

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Cycling ireland is the National Governing Body for Road Cycling and Cyclo-Cross. The Mountainbiking Association of Dublin runs competitions in thev Greater Dublin Area.

Cycling Ireland

Cycling Ireland Irish National Cyclo-Cross Chamionships (Season): 2017 2018

Mountainbiking Association of Dublin

Mountain Biking Association of Dublin Club Champions 2005-2017

Rally of Ireland Craig Breen
Craig breen of ireland and scott martin of great britain compete in their citroen total abu dhabi wrt citroen c3 wrc during day two of the wrc portugal on may 18, 2018 in caminha, portugal. ©georgevieirasilva/123RF.COM

Motorsport Ireland

Motorsport Ireland, Mondello Park, Stock Car Racing, Karting

Motorsport Ireland is the National Governing Body for Motorsports.

Motorsport Ireland

Motorsport Ireland | Race Winners (Seasons):



Motorsport Ireland | National Autocross Championship | Specials 2012-2017

Formula 1 Classic at Imola, Italy
Imola, 27 April 2019: Pierlugi Martini run with Historic 1989s Minardi F1 Model M189 in action during Minardi Historic Day 2019 into the Imola Circuit in italy. Copyright: danciaba

Mondello Park & Formula Racing

Leinster Trophy Car Race

The Leinster Trophy Car Race is an International Standard Car Race first run on the Tallaght Circuit (Co. Dublin) from 1934-1949. It is now raced at Mondello Park in Co. Kildare

Formula Racing (Overviews):

Motorsport Ireland Leinster Trophy Car Race 1934-Present

International Leinster Trophy Car Race (Tallaght Circuit) 1935-1949

Kart Racing Copyright: jennzhen


Student Sport Ireland Karting Championship

Karting is most peoples introduction to Car Racing.

Student Sport Ireland Karting Championship (Seasons): 2019-20

Powerboat Racing - World Championships, Yalta, Ukraine, 2010
Yalta, ukraine – may 8 . racing boat in the world championship of powerboat p1 on may 8, 2010 in yalta, ukraine Copyright: Grekov
Motorcycle Racing
Motorcycle practice leaning into a fast corner on track Photo Contributor: Mark_studio [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/motorcycle-practice-leaning-into-fast-corner-1705499176 [Accessed 16 September 2022]

Motorcycle Racing

Leinster 200 Motorcycle Race

The Leinster 200 Motorcycle Race was raced over the Talllaght Circuit from 1934 to 1949.

Motorcycle Racing (Overviews):

Leinster 200 Motorcycle Race (Tallaght Circuit) 1935-1949

NASCAR Stock Car Racing at Charlotte
May 27, 2018 – Concord, North Carolina, USA: The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams race through turn four during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Photo Contributor: Grindstone Media Group [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/may-27-2018-concord-north-carolina-1101295253 [Accessed 16 September 2022]

Stock Car Racing started in the United States of America, and NASCAR, the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. In Ireland there are racetracks at Tipperary, The Pike Waterford, and in Northern Ireland.

Stock Car Racing

Class 1, Rear Wheel Drive, Bangers, Drift Series, Stock Rods.

Stock Car Racing

Tipperary Raceway (SORA)

Short Oval Racing Association Tipperary Raceway (Overviews):

Short Oval Racing Association Tipperary Raceway Nationals 2014-Present

SOHRA Tipperary Raceway Race Winners (Season): 2019

SORA Open Class RWD Championship (Seasons): 2019

Waterford Raceway

Waterford Raceway Class 1 (Seasons):


Waterford Raceway Stock Rods (Seasons): 2019

DMC Race Promotions (Northern Ireland)

DMC Stock Car Race Winners (Seasons): 2019

Drone Racing
Photo Contributor: socrates471
Drones racing. [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/drones-racing-721135219 [Accessed 16 September 2022]

Drone Racing

Droned Ireland

The first Irish Drone Racing Championships were held in 2015.

Droned Ireland

Droned Ireland Irish Drone Racing Nationals 2015-2018