Two New Judges Join 2018 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards Committee. Owen Smyth, winner of the Irish Racing Excellence Award at the 2017 Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, will join the judging committee for the 2018 awards on a three-year term. Owen will be joined on the panel by breeder, Olive O’Connor.
The Irish Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards have announced former racehorse trainer, Sandra Hughes as their Ambassador for the 2018 awards.
21 finalists, short-listed for seven of the 10 award categories in the 2017 Irish Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, were announced today. The finalists were shortlisted from over 150 nominations received.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Irish Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards at www.studandstablestaffawards.ie. The awards encompass 10 categories, which carry total prize-money of €80,000, an increase of €10,000 from 2016.