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50th Anniversary Edition Arkle The Story of the World’s Greatest Steeplechaser By Sean Magee “An affectionate but clear-headed portrait of a legend” Daily Telegraph This revised and updated edition of Sean Magee’s acclaimed celebration of ‘Himself’ is published to mark the 50th anniversary of ‘The day Arkle became a god’. TEN THINGS THAT […]
Famed author of “Arkle, The Story of the World’s Greatest Steeplechaser”, Sean Magee came face to face with his muse yesterday when he visited Bronze Art Foundry. Knowing Arkle inside out and seeing the lifesize statue of him and Pat Taaffe could have been a disappointment for Sean but he was lost for words for […]
Great write up in today’s Irish Independent on Tim Austen. Tim is appearing at Bloom and is hoping to take home the gold medal (again!!) and he is also the landscape architect for the Arkle statue site… we don’t mess around, you know. Only the very best for Arkle!!
Look at this for a cool email from Raymond Hunt at the Londonderry Arms Hotel. The “Arkle Cocktail”, whatever next?! “We in the historic Londonderry Arms Hotel, in the picturesque Harbour Village of Carnlough,in the beautiful Glens of Antrim (www.glensofantrim.com) think and speak of Arkle every day! Why? Because the hotel boasts an Arkle Bar […]
Anne Holland’s new book looks at Arkle and how he’s still shaping racing today. Out around October 2013
Pat has his reins checked before heading down to the start!
A group of art and metalwork students from Ashbourne Community School paid Arkle and Pat a visit at the Bronze Art Foundry foundry. If they didn’t know who Arkle was then, they sure do now!