Bocca Baciata ridden by Fran Berry on the way to winning the Dance Design  Stakes at the Curragh yesterday. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Maybe it’s her National Hunt pedigree, but Jessica Harrington could end up swimming against the popular tide by keeping her fingers crossed for a damp(...)

Noel King, managing director of NK Communications: said  company was excited about taking on  significant number of new recruits

Sales companies Lites Group and NK Communications are planning to create 55 jobs on the back of a deal with electricity and gas supplier Energia. Lit(...)

Recorder, ridden by Frankie Dettori, seen wining the Acomb Stakes  at York, is a likely contender for the National Stakes during Champions Weekend at the Curragh.  Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

It is pitched as Irish racing’s shop-window to the flat racing world and those behind the €4 million Champions Weekend are hoping Queen Elizabeth II’(...)

Free Eagle, ridden by Pat Smullen to win the Prince of Wales Stakes’s at Royal Ascot in June, now has the Irish Champion Stakes in sight after a summer break. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Providing perfect ground conditions for all concerned will be a major challenge for Leopardstown’s authorities, but Free Eagle’s trainer Dermot Weld r(...)

Found ridden by Seamie Heffernan up on the way to winning the Kilfrush Stud Royal Whip Stakes (Group Three)  at the Curragh.   Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

The Curragh has one more fixture before it hosts the second leg of the second ‘Champions Weekend’ in three weeks time, a potential date for Herald The(...)

Litigant ridden by Oisin Murphy holds off Wicklow Brave to win the York at Ebor. Photograph: PA

Litigant won the Betfred Ebor at York on his first run for trainer Joe Tuite in the hands of Oisin Murphy. Not seen for 491 days, the seven-year-old (...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien has already won the Galileo Futurity Stakes at Curragh nine times. Photograph: PA.

The Curragh’s Galileo Futurity Stakes boasts a roll-of-honour to compare with most races, boasting some of the best through the hands of Jim Bolger a(...)

Seamie Heffernan guides  Fields of Athenry to victory in  the Ballyroan Stakes at Leopardstown. Donnacha O’Brien will be on board today at York.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Victory for Fields Of Athenry in York’s Ebor will take Aidan O’Brien past €3 million in prizemoney in Britain this season and confirm the colt as a pr(...)

Arabian Queen ridden by Silvestre de Sousa (right) beats Golden Horn ridden by Frankie Dettori (left) to win the Juddmonte International Stakes  at York. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/ PA

Arabian Queen caused arguably the biggest upset of the season in flooring Derby and Eclipse winner Golden Horn with a battling success in the Juddmont(...)

 Aidan O’Brien:  dual 2000 Guineas hero Gleneagles is scheduled to run in  the Juddmonte International. Photo:  Mike Egerton/PA

The chance of a famous clash between Golden Horn and Gleneagles taking place next week has not been undermined by the wet weather which has washed ove(...)