Nick Luck Daily Ep 387 – Has Irish Pointing averted insurance crisis?

Nick is joined by RTE and Racing TV broadcaster Jane Mangan to discuss the latest news and events from around the Horseracing world. Today, Nick talks to David Lalor, Chair of the Irish Masters of Foxhounds (IMFHA), and Richard Pugh, founder of, about the clear threat posed to the grassroots of Irish racing by a lack of insurance. Lalor outlines the likely solution, while Pugh sounds a note of caution as to the likely length of the process. Nick and Jane also reflect on the Grade One action in Ireland and England yesterday, with Jane suggesting a lively bet for the Champion Hurdle and a few words of advice for Paul Nicholls. Later in this edition, Nick talks to trainer Francis Graffard about the career of his one-time boss and mentor Alain de Royer Dupre, who saddled his final runner yesterday, while prominent thoroughbred breeder Tegbir Brar joins the show from his Dashmesh Stud, to discuss how Indian racing is dealing with the pandemic and wagering innovations that are having positive effects on the sport’s finances in the country.

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