Tony McCoy, seen here with  the Champion Jump Jockey trophy at Sandown Racecourse,   has announced he is to retire from racing at the end of the season. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

It is no surprise that Tony McCoy waited until reaching 200 winners for the season before announcing it will be his last campaign. Just as no jockey (...)

Sizing Europe is set to make his fifth successive appearance in the Boylesports.com Champion Chase tomorrow. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ground conditions for the start of Punchestown tomorrow are on the slow side of good with officials at the Co Kildare t(...)

Are you a saver or a spender?I wouldn’t be tight, but I wouldn’t spend it on stupid things, either.Do you shop around for better value?No. I have my s(...)

Talks over the future of the latest batch of media rights put on the block by Ireland’s racecourses are still going on, even though many observers wer(...)

Ruby Walsh steers Quevega to victory in the Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Solwhit attempts to emulate Sprinter Sacre today with a Cheltenham-Aintree-Punchestown hat-trick by taking the €170,000 Ladbrokes World Series(...)