Tomorrow’s home action is National Hunt at Bellewstown and Limerick and in the long-term there was good jumping news for Naas yesterday with confir(...)

Richard Hughes is led into the winner’s enclosure at Royal Ascot aboard speedball sprinter Sole Power. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Kingman’s brilliant St James’s Palace Stakes rout on his first Royal Ascot appearance may have been the Day One headline act but Ireland’s sprint sta(...)

Jockey Eddie O’Connell: has already been banned for four years for his part in the Yachvili incident.

The Turf Club has described as “hugely important” the role of the Betfair betting exchange in three individuals yesterday being disqualified from rac(...)

Solwhit ridden by Paul Carberry wins the Ladbrokes World Hurdle during the Cheltenham 2013 festival. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Charles Byrnes has ruled out any return to action this season by the World Hurdle hero Solwhit and will instead wait until next year to bring his star(...)

 Ruby Walsh and Hurricane Fly (right) battle  with Danny Mullins and  Our Connor on their way to winning  the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown yesterday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A dire piece of work last week had Willie Mullins fearing Hurricane Fly might be finished. And when the great horse was passed by Our Conor at the fin(...)

David Casey: is fancied to have a big-race double at Leopardstown on Sea Light and Talbot Road.

Tomorrow’s Leopardstown card might have the Grade One glory but today’s action has the majority share of a weekend prize-money pot worth more than €55(...)

St Nicholas Abbey, riden by Joseph O’Brien, surges to the finish line to win the Breeders’ Cup Turf during the 2011 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

St Nicholas Abbey, the six-time Group One winner and Europe’s champion two-year-old of 2009, had to be put down yesterday due to a colic attack. It wa(...)

Davy Russell is “confident plenty of people will continue to use me”.

Davy Russell was denied a winning send-off in his last ride as number one jockey for Gigginstown House Stud when Roi Du Mee was collared by Marito at (...)

Mary Hampson, from Coventry in England cheers home Hurricane Fly on the final day of the Leopardstown festival in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It has been a testing week for members of the Come Home Sober syndicate. To see their horse win once at the Leopardstown festival might have been cons(...)

Carlingford Lough, ridden by Tony McCoy (left), clears the last alongside Morning Assembly (Ruby Walsh) before their victory in the Topaz Chase. Photograph: PA

Tony McCoy may wince when examining a re-run of yesterday’s big-race at Leopardstown but the legendary rider wasted no time getting over Jezki’s defea(...)