File photo, dated November 2013, of Smashing Image: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

Smashing enhanced his Cheltenham Festival profile with a clean-cut victory in the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park. Trained by Henry de Bromhead, the (...)

Black Hercules with Patrick Mullins and trainer Willie Mullins at Cheltenham. The novice will be in action in the Ten Up Novice Chase at Navan. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Mullins-trained novice is currently a 7-2 favourite for the four-mile National Hunt Chase at next month(...)

Ruby Walsh: will have four rides at Gowran including the fancied Sempre Medici.

(...)’m expecting a big show,” Fahy reported. Gordon Elliott has six weekend chances to hit 100 National Hunt(...)

Oscar-nominated The Martian (best picture) and Theeb (best foreign language film) were shot in the southern Jordanian desert

TRAVEL NEWS Looking pretty, Kilkenny The Japan National Tourism Organization has released a(...)

 Ruby Walsh riding Annie Power on their way to winning The Coral Hurdle Race Ascot racecourse on November 23, 2013 in Ascot, England. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Cheltenham [National Hunt Chase] and she deserves a shot at it now. I also think she’ll be much better on(...)

Junior doctors protest outside the department of health in London at the British government’s intention to impose new contracts. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Junior doctors in Britain’s National Health Service have said they will consider “all options open(...)

Prince Of Scars will be in action in Sunday’s Ladbrokes Boyne Hurdle. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Novice Chase on Sunday. Currently a 4-1 favourite for the four-mile National Hunt Chase on Day 1 of(...)

  Cathedral Square, Letterkenny. Photograph: Declan Doherty

(...) hill last year when Letterkenny won the national Tidy Towns award. This would have been a challenge for(...)

Talks about drawing up protocols for new out of competition testing have yet to take place between the ITBA and the Turf Club. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...). As for National Hunt racing, McGoldrick said: “There were 14 concussions on the racecourse with six(...)

Trainer Paul Nicholls poses with Silviniaco Conti at Manor Farm Stables  in Ditcheat on Tuesday. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty Images

Paul Nicholls has conceded it would be near impossible to claim a ninth National Hunt Trainers(...)