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Minella Racing - looking back on a tremendously successful year
Producing winners of both the Gold Cup and Grand National

 Wed 22nd December 2021

It has been a show-stopper of a year for Minella Racing in 2021 with Gold Cup Winner Minella Indo and Aintree Grand National Winner Minella Times fulfilling the dream in quick succession - making all the hard work, attention to detail and unwavering patience worthwhile.

Situated in the heart of Tipperary just a few miles outside Clonmel, Minella Racing is a remarkable nursery and early years training establishment for some of Ireland and the UK's top National Hunt horses. Owned by John Nallen, Minella Racing is run from his yard at Lavally in the shadow of Sliabh na mban. Together with his sister Elizabeth, John also owns and operates Hotel Minella, a four-star hotel complete with a leisure centre situated on the banks of the River Suir right at the epicentre of the international acclaimed thoroughbred scene in Tipperary.

Minella Racing have been fortunate enough to enjoy many successful years in the thoroughbred business with many stand out moments and memories of great Minella horses, with 2021 an amazing year when dreams came through.

Some highlights below from The Irish Field, Irish Examiner and RTE Nationwide:

The Irish Field / John Nallen: Golden Times for the man from Minella
Irish Examiner / Sean Bowen, 16, rides first-ever winner on Ajax Tavern at Dundalk

RTE Nationwide / Minella Racing Nationwide Feature April 2021

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