Danny Mullins at Listowel Racecourse. Photograph: Dominic Walsh/PA Wire

Danny Mullins is the retained rider for racehorse owner Barry Connell. He is the grandson of trainer Paddy Mullins and a member of the Mullins raci(...)

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has until next week to lodge an appeal.

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has until next week to lodge an appeal against the landmark four-year ban on racing corruption charges he got from the Turf Clu(...)

Mouse Morris: Only six years since the trainer supplied the Irish Grand National winner Hear The Echo at 33/1. Photograph: Alan Betson

Since he is owned by a wealthy businessman and trained by a Lord’s son, a win for Rogue Angel might not exactly chime with the(...)

Jockey Ben Dalton aboard Liberty Counsel (left) on his way to winning the Irish Grand National last year leaves jockey Paul Townend on Away We Go in his wake. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s being billed as the “Race of the People” but Willie Mullins hopes he will be able to break the little-guy streak in Easter Monday’s €250,000 B(...)

Pineau De Re (right) ridden by Leighton Aspell wins the Grand National. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

If Barry Connell has a cat, it might be advised to keep a low profile for a bit. The Dublin businessman has endured a torrid c(...)

Jessica Harrington (left), with jockey Barry Geraghty after their Cheltenham success, said Jezki appears to have come out of his Cheltenham race well. Photograph PA

A mouth-watering end-of-season home ground clash between the new title-holder Jezki and the deposed champion Hurricane Fly is (...)

Behind the caricature, and the blunt speaking, there are plenty professionals within racing who rate Tony Martin’s ability.

Tony Martin is adamant he doesn’t care what perceptions people might have of him – “I don’t g(...)

Jockey Barry Geraghty kisses the Stan James Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy after winning on Jezki. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A Champion Hurdle win and a record-breaking sixth successive victory by the Queen of Cheltenham Quevega should have been enough to send Irish (...)

 Ruby Walsh and  Quevega after their historic victory in the mares hurdle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

If ever a Grade Two prize has come close to compensating for Grade One defeat, then Quevega’s(...)

Barry Connell: reputed to have paid €1m for Champion Hurdle contender Our Connor. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Interest in Barry Connell usually revolves around figures. He is a hugely-successful businessman after all and there will be no shortage of fig(...)