The home of
Situated in beautiful County Tipperary, just a few miles outside Clonmel, Minella Racing is a remarkable nursery and early years training establishment for some of Ireland and the United Kingdom's top National Hunt horses.
Owned by John Nallen, Minella Racing is run from his pristine yard at Lavally in the shadow of Sliabh na mban. John has been buying, rearing, pre-training and producing some of the finest jumpers our generation has ever seen. Read More
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 to reminisce. Most notably 2021 was a real showstopper when Gold Cup Winner Minella Indo and Aintree Grand National Winner Minella Times fulfilled the dream in quick succession making all the hard work, attention to detail and unwavering patience worthwhile.
Together with Hotel Minella, to celebrate Minella Racing's recent purple patch and our hotel finally reopening post lockdown we are delighted to introduce some new packages to those who might like to visit Hotel Minella and Minella Racing soon.
Our four-star family-run hotel, Hotel Minella is situated on the banks of the River Suir in Clonmel. Hotel Minella comprises of 90 well-appointed river and gardens or mountain view rooms and boasts a selection of restaurants, bars and an outdoor coffee experience aptly named 'Fodar'. Our superb leisure centre complete with a 25m swimming pool, outdoor hot tub, gym, steam room and sauna is complemented by the tennis courts, an outdoor play area for the little ones and convenient access to the Suir Blueway outdoor walking and cycling riverside route for guests seeking natural beauty and adventure.