A mass offering of racing silks is brought from St Brigid’s Church at the funeral of Marguerite Weld at the Curragh. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Horse racing remembered two of its stalwarts yesterday when Marguerite Weld and Johnny Harrington were laid to rest. Mourners first gathered(...)

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(...)

Double Seven and jockey Tony McCoy jump the final fence during the Grand National. The Martin Brassil-trained horse has been entered in the Irish Grand National on Easter Monday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Don Cossack heads the weights after 69 horses were entered for the Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday. Gordo(...)

Boston Bob (nearest camera) and Paul Townend go over the last on the way to winning   the Betfred Melling Chase  at Aintreel. Photograph: John Giles/PA

Paul Townend has carved out a niche by deputising for Ruby Walsh and he finally gained Grade One recognition in Britain with a wonderfully-time(...)

The Tom Hogan-trained Gordon Lord Byron (Craig Williams) lands the $1 million George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill in Sydney on Saturday. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Prince De Beauchene will finally get his chance at Aintree Grand National glory this Saturday but Willie Mullins (...)

Bryan Cooper

Bryan Cooper had more surgery on his broken leg yesterday and it could be up to 10 days before the jockey can return to Ireland after(...)

A horse and jockey make their way back from the gallops past bookies stands during Cheltenham Gold Cup Day. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Last Instalment will take his chance in this afternoon’s Cheltenham Gold Cup, but fellow Gigginstown House Stud-owned runner First Lieutenant h(...)

Barry Geraghty and Bobs Worth winning The Lexus Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

He never wins spectacularly but back-to-back Betfred Gold Cup victories for Bobs Worth today will put a seal on t(...)

Barry Geraghty and  More Of That after winning the Ladbrokes World Hurdle  at Cheltenham yesterday. .

It is short odds about Barry Geraghty getting a card from JP Manus next Christmas: the price might be longer about Tony McCoy sending one. (...)

Barry Geraghty drives home  More Of That (right) to win  the Ladbrokes World Hurdle ahead of Annie Power and Ruby Walsh (left)  at Cheltenham. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

More Of That outstayed Annie Power up the famous Cheltenham hill to claim the Ladbrokes World Hurdle with Big Buck’s bac(...)

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