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Joe Foley Appointed as Irish EBF Deputy Chairman

Sat 21 Oct 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Saturday 21st October

The Irish European Breeders’ Fund has named Joe Foley of Ballyhane Stud as their Deputy Chairman. Joe replaces John Osborne after he took up the positon as CEO of HRI Racecourses. Joe will work alongside John O’Connor of Ballylinch Stud who is the current Irish EBF Chairman.

John O’Connor, Irish EBF Chairman, said; “Joe became a Governor of the Irish EBF in 2002, since then he has always brought a wealth of knowledge, enthusiasm and ideas to everything the Irish EBF has worked on. All the Irish EBF Governors voluntarily give up their time and expertise to make sure funds raised from Irish Stallion Farms are best distributed to benefit Irish racing. Joe’s expertise will help to further strengthen Irish EBF’s position as Irish racing’s largest sponsor.”