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Panellists to discuss future of racing at Expo

IRELAND's champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins heads a panel of experts who will discuss ‘the way forward' for National Hunt racing and breeding at Friday's opening day of the Expo 2010 event organised by the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association.

Trainer Willie Mullins

Willie Mullins: one of the panellists discussing 'the way forward' for jumps racing at the ITBA Expo

  PICTURE: Caroline Norris 

Mullins will be joined on the panel by Goffs chief executive Henry Beeby, UK consignor Richard Aston, bloodstock agents Bobby O'Ryan and Kevin Ross, the ITBA's NH committee chairman Peter Molony and Tattersalls Ireland managing director George Mernagh.

That discussion will be followed by a debate about the 'Future of European Racing' featuring Horseracing Ireland chairman Denis Brosnan, Racehorse Owners' Association president Paul Dixon and Derek McGrath, chief executive of the European Rugby Cup.

The two-day event, which takes place at Goffs in County Kildare and also features talks on equine nutrition, foal size, and the new speed gene test, starts at 11.00am on Friday.





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