The latest editorial and commentary pieces from The Irish Field

EDITORIAL: Let's try to embrace positivity
Leo Powell
Leo Powell is worried that negativity is overshadowing the good news stories in racing
20 May 2022 Editorial
EDITORIAL: His achievements are off the scale
Leo Powell pays tribute to the achievements of Aidan O'Brien as he looks for Irish classic winner number 46
17 May 2022 Racing News
Aidan O'Brien leaves five in the Derby at latest scratching deadline
The winning-most trainer in Derby history could have as many as five contenders for this year's renewal
Godolphin star remains on the Curragh Guineas Trail
Native Trail remains on track for the Irish 2,000 Guineas as five-day entries were revealed for the Curragh this weekend
17 May 2022 Racing News
EDITORIAL: Acknowledging Ireland’s success
Leo Powell welcomes the decison by RTÉ to cover four rounds of Ireland's Nations Cup challenge
13 May 2022 Editorial
EDITORIAL: The thin end of the wedge
Leo Powell is worried about the decision to drop equestrianism from the modern pentathlon, and wonders could it impact other sports involving horses
6 May 2022 Editorial
EDITORIAL: All hail King Mullins
Leo Powell salutes the achievements of Willie Mullins as he lands a 16th trainers' title
29 April 2022 Editorial
EDITORIAL: There is always room for improvements to be made
Leo Powell on the topics of the week, including the publication of the review of the IHRB's Equine Anti-Doping Programme
22 April 2022 Editorial
EDITORIAL: France Galop moves to entice more owners
Leo Powell paid a visit to France where France Galop is aiming to attract more international owners
15 April 2022 Editorial
EDITORIAL: Memories that are never forgotten
Leo Powell recalls this day, 44 years ago, when his brother won the Grand National
8 April 2022 Editorial
EDITORIAL: Industry playing its part to support Ukrainian families
Leo Powell enjoyed the start to the 2022 flat season on the turf, and also heard of John and Sur Magnier's humanitarian efforts
1 April 2022 Editorial
EDITORIAL: Take nothing for granted, especially our sponsors
Leo Powell calls on everyone to give due recognition and acknowledgement to sponsors
25 March 2022 Editorial