Bill Farrell’s Ramone ridden by Shane Foley (second right) on the way to winning the  Park Express Stakes at the Curragh. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Bill Farrell isn’t going to retire after claiming a first Group success but a few punters might be considering it on the back of Ramone’s shock 100/1(...)

Aidan O’Brien receiving the champion trainer award for 2014. “The reality is that Joseph found making 9st last year very difficult and he’s heavier this year,” said O’Brien.

Aidan O’Brien has underlined the scale of the task his son Joseph has in attempting to ride the 2,000 Guineas favourite Gleneagles at Newmarket in ju(...)

America’s Horse of the Year California Chrome during preparations for the Dubai World Cup 2015 at Meyday on Saturday. Photograph: EPA.

Ryan Moore’s globally acclaimed status means his presence at Dubai World Cup in Meydan is – as with his planned overnight trip for the opening day of(...)

Joseph O’Brien on board Australia winning the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh last June. This year sees the 150th renewal of the celebrated race. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

By this time in 2018 the Curragh’s long-awaited €55 million revamp is projected to be complete but with planning permission still to be lodged for the(...)

Nina Carberry is led back in after winning on board On the Fringe. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

Nina Carberry retrieved an otherwise frustrating Cheltenham 2015 with a first festival success over the famous steeplechase track on board Enda Bolger(...)

Milsean ridden by jockey Danny Mullins (left) leads from eventual winner Martello Tower ridden by Adrian Heskin during the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle on Gold Cup Day   at Cheltenham. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Willie Mullins made history by training a record eight winners at a Cheltenham Festival when Killultagh Vic landed a thrilling victory in the Martin P(...)

Willie Mullins at the gallops at his Closutton headquarters in Carlow. He will bring a formidable 50-strong team to Cheltenham. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

The scale of Willie Mullins’s overarching influence at Cheltenham next week can be gauged in any number of statistical permutations, but few have put (...)

Aidan O’Brien: features in files given to the Revenue in 2010. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/©INPHO

Irish racehorse trainer Aidan O’Brien (45) is among the Irish people who feature in the files from HSBC Private Banking in Geneva given to the Revenue(...)

Ruby Walsh on Hurricane Fly holds off Tony  McCoy on Jezki to win the  BHP Insurances Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Connections of Jezki were happy enough with his run behind Hurricane Fly at Leopardstown on Sunday despite losing out to his old adversary for a fifth(...)

James Doyle on Noble Mission comes home to win the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh last May. Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

The make-up of this May’s Tattersalls Gold Cup will be of major importance to the Curragh authorities after the European Pattern Committee’s confirmat(...)