Eventual winner Most Peculiar (right) clears a hurdle with the rest of the field in the €100,000 Tote Pick6 Guarantee Maiden Hurdle  at  Ballybrit.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Shane Shortall got a terrific late run out of Greatness to deny Tony McCoy on Golden Ticket in the €40,0000 Tote Jackpot Guarantee Handicap Hurdle at (...)

When it comes to the virtue of silence, Tony McCoy likes to quotes his boss JP McManus – “Imagine all the fish in the world that’d be alive if they’d (...)

 Ryan Moore guiding Pique Sous to victory in the e Queen Alexandra Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Bookmakers are already running for cover ahead of next week’s festival at Ballybrit with Willie Mullins’s Pique Sous on target to try and secure the (...)

Diamond Jubilee winner Slade Power is an 11-4 favourite for the July Cup at Newmarket. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

It’s not unknown for a Group 1 sprint to end in a dead-heat and that would be the ideal July Cup result this Saturday for the Eddie Lynam team whose s(...)

Jockey Adam O’Neill parts company with Bell Weir, at the first hurdle, in The Martinstown Opportunity Series Final Handicap Hurdle, at the Punchestown Festival. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Boston Bob stormed home in the hands of Ruby Walsh to claim victory in the Bibby Financial Services Ireland Punchestown Gold Cup. An impressive(...)

Loch Garman will be hoping to double up in the French Derby if Jim Bolger and Kevin Manning are successful with Dawn Approach at Epsom. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It’s rare but not unprecedented to complete the English-French Derby double and that’s what the Jim Bolger-Kevin Manning team will aim to do this week(...)

Willie Mullins flourishes at Punchestown like nowhere else.

Considering Willie Mullins’s big-race reach now extends as far as Japan, there looks to be zero advantage in taking the champion trainer on in(...)