Farms strategically located the length and breadth of Ireland
Visit Ireland’s world-class stud farms
A calendar of Irish bloodstock sales dates
Claim a contribution towards your travel expenses
Order sales catalogues through ITM.
Easy search tool to find detailed information about horse ratings.
A map containing information on Ireland’s twenty-six racecourses
Upcoming races taking place all over Ireland.
Overview of investing in Ireland
Complete database on property search in Ireland.
Register here for Barrier Trials
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View all the entries & results
The global reputation of the Irish-bred thoroughbred brings buyers
from over 35 countries to our shores every year. There is always
something to suit all budgets.
As Ireland is renowned as a producer of strong, sound, athletic horses, it is no surprise that most of the world’s leading bloodstock operations have a
breeding base in Ireland.
Ireland is home to some of the most famous racehorse trainers and jockeys in the world, and a fixture list full of prestigious, top-class racing.
Learn more about the different team members of ITM, and how each of them can assist you.
Possible implications for the Irish horse racing and breeding industries
Go behind the scenes at Ireland's outstanding stallion farms!
Irish Shine at Cheltenham
19 March 2020
2019 Cheltenham Festival
12 of the 14 Grade 1 winners bred or trained in Ireland
The ratio of thoroughbreds to population in Ireland is approximately 50 horse per 10,000 people.
Australia is the next nearest, at 28 horses
Record 300 Group/Grade 1 wins
for Aidan O'Brien
Ireland is the
largest producer of thoroughbreds in the world
and has the third highest number of active broodmares
10 of the top 14 Highest-Rated 2yos
in Europe were bred in Ireland
Eight of the top 10 stallions in Europe
stood in Ireland
Discover the legendary horses and trainers.
Breeding Ireland is the largest producer of thoroughbreds in Europe.
Buying The global reputation of the Irish-bred horse brings buyers from all over the world to our shores every year.
Racing Ireland is home to some of the most famous racehorse trainers and jockeys in the world, and a fixture list full of prestigious, top-class racing.
Owning Racehorse Ownership in Ireland is a unique experience that gets each owner to the heart of the sport. From those early mornings on the gallops watching your own horse work, to the intense build up to the race in the parade ring followed by those heart stopping moments of cheering on your charge. There really is nothing like it and it is now an experience open to everyone.
Meet the team
Irish Thoroughbred Marketing, Ballymany, The Curragh, Co. Kildare, R56 XE37, Ireland.
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Company name – Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Limited
· Country of Registration – Ireland
· Registration Number - 225591
Address of Registered office – Horse Racing Ireland, Ballymany, The Curragh, Co. Kildare, Ireland.