Trainer Ted Walsh takes a break from the Turf Club hearing at the Curragh into the running of Foxrock at Punchestown last December. Judgement has been reserved in the case. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA

The Turf Club has reserved judgement after a day-long hearing into the running of the Ted Walsh-trained Foxrock at Punchestown in December. The hearin(...)

Chopin trainer Ger Lyons, who is based in Co Meath. Photograph: Inpho

The influence of Sheikh Fahad Al Thani within Irish racing can be further advertised by German import Chopin in Leopardstown’s Heritage Stakes. Qat(...)

Top amateur jockey Colman Sweeney who was a  three-time Cheltenham Foxhunters winner, including on the dual-victor, Salsify, has retired. Photograph: Inpho

BRIAN O’CONNOR The Group One winner Tapestry could get her four-year-old campaign off to a Listed race start at the Curragh on Sunday.Aidan O’Brien’s (...)

  Zawraq, ridden by Pat Smullen, comes home alone to win the  2,000 Guineas Trial  at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Dermot Weld’s stunning start to the flat season continued with a near 39-1 Leopardstown four-timer that featured a genuine classic contender in Zawra(...)

 Ryan Moore riding Grey Mirage to win The Ladbrokes All-Weather Mile Championships Conditions Stakes at Lingfield earlier this month. Photo:  Harry Engels/Getty Images

Ryan Moore’s overnight trek from Australia to ride the Derby favourite John F Kennedy at Leopardstown tomorrow signals the start of a new era and the(...)

John F Kennedy is on track to make his first start of a potential classic campaign. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s Epsom Derby favourite John F Kennedy is on track to make his first start of a potential classic campaign at Leopardstown on Sunday. T(...)

Marchese Marconi unseats rider Joseph O’Brien in the Gleesons Butchers Novice Handicap Hurdle at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Pat Healy/PA

Tony McCoy treated Fairyhouse racegoers to another masterclass as the soon-to-retire champion jockey produced Gilgamboa to claim victory in a pulsatin(...)

Joseph O’Brien will miss Wednesday’s Flat meeting at Dundalk. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien has called on the services of Ryan Moore for the feature race at Dundalk on Wednesday as his son Joseph O’Brien misses his second succes(...)

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(...)