Killorglin: where a goat is  king for three days. Photograph:  Don MacMonagle

From today the centuries old festival Puck Fair takes place in the Kerry town of Killorglin, where a goat will be king for three days. While the role (...)

Barry Geraghty riding Shutthefrontdoor 
celebrates winning the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Racing’s weird synchronicity appeared to ensure a Boylesports Irish Grand National famed for outsiders and “little-guy” winners wound up being won (...)

 Davy Russell will pilot Sir Des Champs today.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Circumstances conspired against Sir Des Champs at Cheltenham but the Willie Mullins -trained star can make no mistake in today’s €150,000 Tote(...)

My Tent Or Yours is a hotpot for the opening William Hill Supreme Novices Hurdle; Simonsig’s even hotter for the Racing Post Arkle: but (...)