Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has published a series of short videos explaining the fundamentals of horse racing for a general audience, presented by RTE's Ella McSweeney.
Produced and made for HRI by Animo Productions, the series is designed to be web-friendly with eight separate programmes of three to four minutes each covering a distinct aspect of racing.
1. What Makes a Good Racehorse?
2. The Races -different codes and types of races explained
3. How to Read a Race Card
4. How to Pick a Winner
5. Preparing a Horse for the Race
6. Who are the Players? All the people who make a raceday happen.
7. The History of Racing
8. Handicapping - Senior NH Handicapper Noel O'Brien explains the intricies of Handicapping